Nominations should be made on the official nomination forms and submitted to the Selection Committee Secretary by the Governing Body of the particular sport or by an individual. The nomination should contain the fullest possible data concerning the record and merits of each candidate.
All nominations submitted will be considered for election in the year nominated and succeeding years.
Nominations that have been active for five years, without the individual (or team) being elected to the Hall of Fame, may be placed in an inactive file at the discretion of the Selection Committee. Any nomination placed in the inactive file may be reactivated for consideration by the Selection Committee upon the request of any Hall of Fame Committee member.0