Submit Your Nominations
Submit Your Nominations
Submit Your Nominations

Nomination for Induction

Nominations are accepted for individuals who have merited recognition and distinction in sports and who have brought fame and glory to the State of Colorado through outstanding accomplishments in the following areas (local, state & national):

Athletic Participation
Administration/Working with the Game
Other: Promotion, Refereeing, Ownership, Reporting, Training


Download Nomination Form:
MS Word Format
Adobe Acrobat Format


All nominations should be sent to:
The Colorado Sports Hall of Fame
Sports Authority Field at Mile High
1701 Bryant St., Suite 500
Denver, Colorado 80204


 Selection Process

Nomination / Selection process is as follows:
Fill out the form and include any letters of recommendation/support, articles, biographies and/or photos and return it to the Hall of Fame. You may mail it or drop it off during business hours at the Hall of Fame Museum or at theSports Authority Field Stadium Management office. You are also welcome to send it over electronically if you have it that way. Once the Hall of Fame recieves the file, it is forwarded it on to the selection committee, made up of approximately 29 sports and media representatives from around the state. All nominations are kept on file from year to year. We have nearly 200 nominees on file, and we choose 4-6 inductees each year.

Nominations are accepted from the public throughout the year. The deadline for submitting a nomination form is October 1st for the following year. The voting meeting of the Selection Committee is held each October followed by an Induction Banquet in April. 

Inductees to the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame are chosen by an independent Selection Committee composed of media representatives from throughout the State of Colorado.

The Selection Committee consists of:

Doug Ottewill, Chairperson - Mile High Sports

Tim Simmons, Vice Chair - BFishInc

Sam Adams -  Sports Commentator, Writer

Patti Arnold - Grand Junction Sentinal

Gary Baines - Colorado Golf Journal

Jim Benton - Rocky Mountain News

Bert Borgmann - Colorado HS Activities Association

Mike Brohard - Loveland Reporter Herald

Irv Brown - Retired

Mike Burrows - The Denver Post

Luis Canela - Entravision

Jim Conrad - Sportscaster

Pete Deluca - Trinidad State Junior College

Terry Frei - The Denver Post

Drew Goodman - ROOT Sports

Judy Hildner - Pueblo Chieftain, Retired

Norm Jones - Sportscaster

Vic Lombardi - Altitude Sports & Entertainment

Dorothy Mauk - The Denver Post, Retired

Marcia Neville - University of Colorado, Denver

Tony Phifer - Sports Writer

Jay Ritchie - TeeToGreen / AFA Radio

Todd Romero - Altitude Sports & Entertainment

Patrick Saunders - Denver Post

Les Shapiro - Sportscaster

Gerry Valerio - Max Preps

Susie Wargin - 103.5 The Fox Radio

Ron Zappollo - KUSA-TV

Larry Zimmer - KOA Radio, Retired