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Nominate an Athlete or Coach for the SONE Hall of Fame!

Nominate an Athlete or Coach for the SONE Hall of Fame!

Do you know a long time Special Olympics Nebraska Coach or Athlete who has demonstrated amazing leadership abilities and integrity on and off the court? Nominate them to be inducted into the Special Olympics Hall of Fame!

Submit the forms below to Rick Childree at rchildree@sone.org before April 19th, 2013.

CATEGORIES: Athlete (Female and Male) and Coach (Male and Female)

CRITERIA:

Athlete Prerequisites:
• Participation for at least 15 years with Special Olympics, with at least 10 of those years being with
Special Olympics Nebraska
• Nominated for State or Area Athlete of the Year
• Demonstrates behavior and conduct associated with integrity and good sportsmanship

Athlete Enhancements
• Participation for over 15 years
• Participation in more than one sport
• Public education involvement in the community
• Development involvement
• Outreach involvement

Non-Athlete Prerequisites
• Participation for at least 15 years with Special Olympics, with at least 10 of those years being with
Special Olympics Nebraska
• Not a present employee of Special Olympics Nebraska
• Demonstrates behavior and conduct associated with integrity and good sportsmanship

NOMINATIONS: Nominations will be sought prior to Summer Games. They will be sought via the Special Olympics Nebraska Summer Games mailing. Previous nominees will not automatically be forwarded to the next award year.

VOTING COMMITTEE: The Voting Committee will be composed of Special Olympics Nebraska Program Committee. This Committee will include board members, representatives of headquarters staff, one athlete and two coaches. Each person shall have one vote. It will be this Program Committee’s responsibility to vote on the nominees presented. The Voting Committee will rate nominees in the following areas: Olympic Concept, Participation, Courage, Love, Devotion, Effort, Behavior, Spirit, Sportsmanship, Integrity, Personality, Joy, Cooperation, Confidence, and Enthusiasm.

INDUCTEES: No more than one (1) nominee from each category will be chosen in one year. A nominee must receive a majority of votes from the Program Committee to be selected as an inductee into the Hall of Fame.

AWARD: A plaque will be presented to each inductee.

Coach Hall of Fame Nomination Form:
http://www.sone.org/file_download/14844f9e-2cff-4622-a3ae-324118949d9c

Athlete Hall of Fame Nomination Form:
http://www.sone.org/file_download/00d99606-df4c-4e3a-92c1-8ef77d4fb2d4