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Applications Now Being Accepted for 2019 Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame

Louisville, Ky. – April 9, 2019 – The Louisville Sports Commission is accepting nominations for the Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame fueled by the Kentucky Lottery (KSHOF) through May 6, 2019. Eligibility and selection criteria and nomination forms can be accessed online at KySportsHOF.com.

Nominations received by May 6 that meet the Selection Criteria will be placed in a pool with previous submissions for consideration for the KSHOF Class of 2019.

A selection committee of sports media from throughout the Commonwealth will select this year’s class. All votes will be independently tabulated by regional accounting firm Dean Dorton, one of the largest accounting and advisory firms in Kentucky, with offices in Louisville and Lexington.

The 2019 KSHOF class members and their families will be honored on August 19, 2019, at the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville. For ticket information or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Julie Howell at jhowell@louisvillesports.org or call (502) 587-6742.

The KSHOF is owned and operated by the Louisville Sports Commission, a Kentucky-based non-profit whose mission is to attract, create, host and operate sporting events and activities that enhance the quality of life of the Commonwealth. The KSHOF was founded in 1963 to recognize athletes and sports figures who are Kentucky natives as well as individuals who participated in their respective sport or made a significant impact in their sport in Kentucky.