By Neil Rudel
The Blair County Sports Hall of Fame is seeking nominations for individuals and teams to be considered for its next induction in 2020.
Nominations of individuals and teams should be accompanied by documentation of achievements that would include newspaper articles, information from colleges or professional teams and statistics pulled from websites.
Criteria for consideration includes:
1) Individuals must be born or lived in Blair County;
2) The individual (or team) has achieved national, regional or statewide recognition in their respective sport;
3) The individual must be retired from his or her sport for a minimum of two years.
Candidates will be reviewed by the Hall of Fame selection committee. Those who have nominated candidates in the past are welcome to update any respective candidacy with further information previously not available.
Nominations should be sent to: Blair County Sports Hall of Fame, P.O. Box 162, Altoona, PA 16603. They can also be emailed to [email protected].
The deadline for consideration for the Class of 2020 is May 10.
A complete history of the Hall of Fame can be found at blaircountysportshof.com.
For further information, call Hall of Fame President Neil Rudel at 946-7527.