City accepting Sports of Fame nominations

The Biloxi Parks & Recreation Department is accepting nominations for its 2020 class of the Biloxi Sports Hall of Fame and have extended the deadline.

 Nominations are open to any athlete or competitor who has been retired at least three years or have completed at least 15 years of service as a coach or supporter of Biloxi athletics, must have demonstrated good citizenship both in school and after leaving school, and must have contributed to the betterment of athletes in the City of Biloxi as a player, coach, or any supporting role of superior accomplishment.

Applications are available on the city’s website or may be obtained by mail. Call the Parks & Recreation Department at 228-388-7170 weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for more information. Application deadline is Friday, July 3.

Among the criteria for selecting inductees are statistical performance, individual achievement, leadership, citizenship and community service. The number of inductees each year is solely the discretion of the selection committee.

All applications must be complete and include any requested documentation to be considered.

A banquet will be planned for late summer.
See the nominations form
Visit the Sports Hall of Fame webpage