Alberta Sports Hall of Fame Announces 2019 Inductees - December 3, 2018
The Alberta Sports Hall of Fame presents their 2019 Inductees; three athletes, three builders, one team and three Award recipients. These ten Albertans will have their legacies in sports preserved and celebrated by all of Alberta for generations to come. The Inductees will become official Honoured Members of the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame at the Induction Banquet taking place May 31, 2019.
The inductees include athletes who are Olympians and World Champions, builders who have dedicated endless hours to develop their sports, a team who knows the meaning of teamwork, and a pioneer who has partaken and watched his sport evolve throughout the decades. The celebration of these inductees is a show of appreciation and acknowledgement to the growth of the sports to which they have contributed and to those they continue to inspire.
Kreg Llewellyn - Water Skiing Athlete
Mike Rogers - Hockey Athlete
Lyndon Rush - Bobsleigh Athlete
James Donlevy - Hockey/Football Builder
Dorothy Padget - Artistic Swimming Builder
Edward Thresher - Wrestling Builder
Randy Ferbey - Curling Team
Herman Dorin - Pioneer Award, Wrestling
George Stothart - Achievement Award, Multisport A/B
Rob Kerr - Bell Memorial Award
When is the next Banquet and who can attend?
The next Induction Banquet will be May 31, 2019.
Since it's inception in 1957, hundreds of Albertans have been inducted into the Hall of Fame. We invite everyone to join us in this celebration of both new Inductees and returning Honoured Members, and their lasting impact on sport in our province. If you would like more information on the Induction Banquet or to order tickets, please call (403) 341-8614.
What is the Induction Banquet?
The Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum hosts an annual Induction banquet each year in Red Deer, Alberta. More than 600 people from across the provinces and the United States attend this gala event to honour Alberta's great athletes, sport builders, pioneers, and media personnel. At this prestigious event, several extraordinary Albertans that have made an impact on sport in our province, country, and around the world are honoured. The event not only honours these great Albertans but it recognizes the importance of sport in our lives and communities.
How do I purchase tickets?
Tickets will be available for purchase once the 2019 Inductees are announced in December of 2018. Reminder that all Nomination Packages are due September 30th. Please visit How To Nominate or contact the office for nomination or banquet questions.
Athletes, Builders, and Media personnel make up the list of Inductees. Athletes include participants and winners of Olympic performances, and World Championships. Builders include those who have contributed endless hours in their respective sports making them what they are today. These Albertans have contributed to the continuous growth of their sport and are truly deserving of this honour. Inductees are true ambassadors of Alberta and have helped put Alberta on the sports map of Canada and the World.