World Acrobatics Society

Gallery of Legends - Hall of Fame

Nomination Guidelines & Criteria

Note: To make a nomination you must have a current 2020 WAS membership.

For questions or to verify your membership, contact: worldacro@gmail.com

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Guidelines for Nomination of an Acrobatic Gymnastics/Cheer Legend

  • Ideally, would have had a minimum of 5 years as a competitive athlete.
  • Ideally, would have had a minimum of 2 years as a competitive athlete at a National level.
  • Ideally, would have had a minimum of 2 years as an athlete at an International level.
  • Preferably, would have participated in a World and/or Olympic Competition.
  • Preferably, would have won a World and/or Olympic Competitive Medal.
  • Define any impact this nominee has had in this discipline beyond competitive involvement.

 

Guidelines for Nomination of an Artistic Gymnastics Legend

  • Ideally, would have had a minimum of 5 years as a competitive athlete.
  • Ideally, would have had a minimum of 4 years as a competitive athlete at a National level.
  • Ideally, would have had a minimum of 2 years as an athlete at an International level.
  • Preferably, would have participated in a World and/or Olympic Competition.
  • Preferably, would have won a World and/or Olympic Competitive Medal.
  • Define any impact this nominee has had in this discipline beyond competitive involvement.

 

Guidelines for Nomination of a Diving Legend

  • Ideally, would have had a minimum of 5 years as a competitive athlete.
  • Ideally, would have had a minimum of 4 years as a competitive athlete at a National level.
  • Ideally, would have had a minimum of 2 years as an athlete at an International level.
  • Preferably, would have participated in a World and/or Olympic Competition.
  • Preferably, would have won a World and/or Olympic Competitive Medal.
  • Define any impact this nominee has had in this discipline beyond competitive involvement.

 

Guidelines for Nomination of an Extreme Sports Legend

  • Ideally, would have had a minimum of 5 years as a competitive athlete.
  • Ideally, would have had a minimum of 2 years as a competitive athlete at a National level.
  • Ideally, would have had a minimum of 2 years as an athlete at an International level.
  • Preferably, would have participated in a World and/or Olympic Competition.
  • Preferably, would have won a World and/or Olympic Competitive Medal.
  • Define any impact this nominee has had in this discipline beyond competitive involvement.

 

Guidelines for Nomination of a Professional Acrobatic Legend

  • Ideally, would have had a minimum of 5 years as a professional acrobat.
  • Preferably, would have spent time as a professional acrobat at a National level.
  • Ideally, would have had a minimum of 2 years as professional acrobat at an International level.
  • Preferably, would have participated in World/International level performances.
  • Preferably, would have receive World/International recognition.
  • Define any impact this nominee has had in this discipline beyond professional participation.

 

Guidelines for Nomination of a Tumbling/Trampoline Legend

  • Ideally, would have had a minimum of 5 years as a competitive athlete.
  • Ideally, would have had a minimum of 2 years as a competitive athlete at a National level.
  • Ideally, would have had a minimum of 5 years as an athlete at an International level.
  • Preferably, would have participated in World and/or Olympic Competition.
  • Preferably, would have won a World and/or Olympic Competitive Medal.
  • Define any impact this nominee has had in this discipline beyond competitive involvement.

 

Guidelines for Nomination of a Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Ideally, would have had a minimum of 10 years as a competitive athlete.
  • Ideally, would have had a minimum of 30 additional years of involvement in a WAS discipline.
  • Preferably, would have time given to a WAS discipline at a National level.
  • Preferably, would have time given to a WAS discipline at an International level.
  • Preferably, would have spent time as a competitive athlete at an International level.
  • Nominee should fill the criteria in at least 1 of the following 3 areas:
  • - Coached or Taught in a WAS discipline for ____ years at a State Level, ____ years at a National Level, ____ years at an International Level.
  • - Writing or Authoring about/within a WAS discipline, with 2 or more published works.
  • - Invented or Manufactured new pieces of equipment or apparatus. Describe Innovations/Manufacturing.

 

Guidelines for Nomination of a Golden Achievement Award

  • Ideally, would have had a minimum of 3 years as a competitive athlete in a WAS discipline.
  • Ideally, would have had a minimum of 10 years involvement in at least 1 of the listed areas below that are outside of a WAS discipline.
  • Define the impact had on the nation or world in one or more of the following:
    - Politics:
    - Administration:
    - Medicine:
    - Innovation/Invention:
    - Manufacturing:
    - Writing:
    - Choreographing
    - Coaching:
    - Teaching:

 

Guidelines for Nomination of a Charlie Pond Service Award

  • Must have had a minimum of 3 years as a paid-up member of WAS.
  • Must have had a minimum of 1 year contributing valuable services to WAS.
  • List Nominee’s contributions to WAS:
  • List any WAS office the nomee held and for how long:
    Position(s): __________________     _____ year(s)