Nomination Criteria

QUALIFICATIONS FOR ELECTIONS to the Hall of Fame must qualify in one or more of the following categories:

  1. A ski athlete with an outstanding record in divisional, national or international levels of competition with a direct benefit to the State of New Mexico; 
  2. A ski-sport builder with a major contribution to the organization, promotion or development of the skiing industry in New Mexico;
  3. An inspirational individual, group or company who has enhanced the knowledge, pleasure or pursuit of skiing or snowboarding in New Mexico; 
  4. Special consideration will be given to those pioneers who are instrumental to the development of the sport in New Mexico.

Nomination Procedure

  1. Nominations for election into the Hall of Fame may be received from any sponsor;
  2. The sponor must complete a nomination form (attached) to be accompanied by a letter of nomination;
  3. Nominations may be received at any time, but to be considered in the current review period, must be received by July 15th;
  4. An individual may be nominated after completion of their achievement (s) or at age 40, whichever comes earlier. The intent of the Hall of Fame is to recognize worthy persons in a timely manner;
  5. Upon receipt of the nomination form, the Nominating Committee will examine the application for eligibility in accordance with these procedures. In the event that an individual is declared not eligible for nomination, the sponsor will be notified with the reasons for non-eligibility.
  6. Once the nominated individual has been determined eligible for election, the sponsor will be contacted to provide the materials listed below:
    1. Full Biography: This should be typewritten, not more than four pages long and sufficiently comprehensive to fully reflect the accomplishments of the nominee as they relate to New Mexico skiing;
    2. Photograph: Five identical glossy, head and shoulder photographs of the nominee must be provided. It is suggested that the photos be ski oriented and representative of the nominee during the time he or she were the most active. These photographs will be used for publicity and for the Hall of Fame Museum, should the nominee be selected.
    3. Other Supporting Materials: These materials are important and give authenticity to the achievements of the nominee. They will be highly regarded by the Nominating Committee. Examples of supporting materials may include: newspaper articles, historical records, film footage, video tape, patents, blue prints, books or additional information not already included in the required documentation.

Nomination Form

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