Hall of Fame Selection Criteria
Membership to the Paddle Australia (PA) Hall of Fame represents the highest level of recognition for an individual’s contribution to paddling.
Nominees will be considered and elected to the Hall of Fame biennially. Candidates must;
- be Australian Citizen
- be superior achievers at the highest level of paddling competition over a period exceeding six (6) years; or
- have made an exceptional and continuous contribution over an extended period (minimum of 15 years) to paddling as administrators, coaches, officials or in another capacity; and
- have the support of their peers
Athlete Candidates will not be considered for election until at least four (4) years after their retirement from the highest level of competition.
In addition to their competitive achievements, a Candidate’s integrity, sportsmanship and character shall be considered in the selection process. Any past disciplinary action may render a candidate’s ineligible.
All nominations will be called for by Paddle Australia (PA) on or before 15th August each year and must be made using the online Nomination Form provided by PA. Nominations not made on the appropriate form will not be considered.
Individuals shortlisted for an Award will be contacted to confirm that they are willing to be both shortlisted and to receive an Award.
The Board of PA may make a nomination(s) where, in its reasonable opinion, it considers that an omission has been made due to the non-nomination of an individual or team. Such a nomination(s) shall be made within 5 days of the close of nominations.
The HAP will determine the shortlist and winner of each Award in accordance with the HAP Terms of Reference.