Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame Accepting NominationsFri, February 24, 2017 by Everett PostSHARE NOW HomeThings To KnowSnohomish County Sports Hall of Fame Accepting NominationsThe Snohomish County Sports Commission is now accepting nominations for the Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame 2017 Induction Class. The deadline is February 28, 2017.The Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame recognizes and honors athletes, coaches, teams and sports contributors, who have distinguished themselves in their sport or vocation on the state, national and/or international stage and thus have brought state, national and/or international acclaim to themselves and Snohomish County.Nomination criteria: The candidate must have been a resident of Snohomish County prior to or during the time of recognition. It is not necessary that the nominee be born in Snohomish County but must have lived in the County for a minimum of five years. Athletes and teams are eligible for consideration five years after their last competition. Coaches are eligible after three years of the last coaching date or retirement. Sports contributors will be eligible based on service the community and need not be retired.An online nomination form, www.snohomish.org/sports/sports-hall-of-fame, is available for the public to complete and submit to the Snohomish County Sports Commission. The public may submit the completed nomination via: Email: [email protected] Fax: (425) 348-5701 Mail: Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame, c/o Snohomish County Sports Commission, 1133 164th Street SW, Suite 204, Lynnwood WA 98087.Any questions should be forwarded to Frank Foster, Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame Chair at [email protected].The Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame sponsors include: I.R.G. Physical & Hand Therapy, LLC; Quil Ceda Village/Tulalip Tribes and Premier Golf Centers, LLC.Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame Banquet is scheduled for September 2017 at Edward D. Hansen Conference Center at Xfinity Arena.