The St. Joseph Sports Commission is an umbrella support group of the St. Joseph Convention and Visitors Bureau focused on sports tourism.


ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI AREA SPORTS HALL OF FAME – ESTABLISHED 2021


ST. JOSEPH AREA SPORTS COMMISSION HALL OF FAME 2021 INAUGURAL INDUCTION CEREMONY

TICKETS and INFO HERE – September 19, 2021


2021 Inaugural Class

St. Joseph Area Sports Commission Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Honor and Memory of Frank O’Malley.






Thank you for your interest in the St. Joseph Area Sports Hall of Fame! Eligibility information/selection criteria is listed below. 

HALL OF FAME NOMINATION FORM (for class of 2022)

MISSION

The St. Joseph, Missouri Area Sports Hall of Fame, owned by the St. Joseph Sports Commission, strives to recognize those individuals, teams, entities or significant feats/accomplishments that have made a significant impact on sports history in the St. Joseph region.

QUALIFICATIONS

To qualify for induction into the St. Joseph, Missouri Area Sports Hall of Fame, the nominee must meet one of the following requirements:

–       Individual must have been born in Buchanan County.

–       Must have made their sports career or accomplished their feat in Buchanan County.

–       Must be contributing to sports in Buchanan County at the present time.

–       Nominees will be considered but not limited to the following categories: athletes, teams, coaches, athletics administrators, officials/referees, media members, sports medicine, doctors, personal trainers, contributors/meritorious service, support personnel.

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR NOMINATION

All aspects of the below nomination process MUST be submitted for consideration:

–       Complete the nomination form in full.

–       Provide a career biography with accurate statistics, specific accomplishments, years competed/served that support their contributions/involvement with sports.

–       In addition to the nomination, at least one letter of recommendation (separate from the nominator, may not be a relative of nominee) must be submitted along with a photograph(s) from the time period in which the nominee made their mark on sports.  Other supportive material (newspaper clippings, magazine articles, photos, etc.) are encouraged.

Nominations will be accepted via our online submission form which is available via the link below or you may pick up a hard copy nomination packet at the St. Joseph Convention & Visitors Bureau located at 911 Frederick Avenue anytime Monday thru Friday from 9 AM – 5 PM. Nominations for the 2022 class will be accepted until March 31, 2022. 

HALL OF FAME NOMINATION FORM



St. Joseph Sports Commission

Mission
The mission of the St. Joseph Sports Commission is to enhance the economic growth and vitality of the area through the creation and attraction of sports and recreation events to St. Joseph.

Objective
To assist in making every athletic event a success in our community.  Our goal is to offer sports enthusiasts the perfect place to participate, host, or cheer for their favorite team or player, while enhancing the experience of athletes, creating a positive economic impact on our community. 

Membership/Meetings
Board of Directors:  Voting members.  Meetings held Bi-Monthly. 
Athletic Events Committee:  Local sporting facility managers, high school athletic directors, University, volunteers.  Meetings held twice a year.

Membership Form


2021 Board of Directors

Brett Esely – Chairman
Bob Roth – Vice Chairman
Marci Bennett – Secretary/Treasurer

Bob Slater
Chuck Kempf
Ron Hook
Patt Lilly
Robert Sigrist
Dick DeShon
Mike Ziesel
Brenda Blessing
Patsy Smith

Mary SuppleCVB Liaison, 911 Frederick Ave, St. Joseph, MO 64501