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Niagara Track & Field Hall of Fame Annual Awards

The Niagara Track & Field Hall of Fame will be presenting annual awards the outstanding high school and college athletes, the top high school coach, and the top team from the Niagara Association.

The following awards will be presented at Niagara Track & Field Hall of Fame Annual Awards Banquet.

  • Donald J. Paige Award (to the NCAA Division I Male College Athlete of the Year)
  • Doriane Lambelet Award (to the NCAA Division I Female College Athlete of the Year)
  • James D. Ulrich Award (to the Male College Athlete of the Year from other than NCAA Division I Schools)
  • Jack Tupper Daniels Award (to the Female College Athlete of the Year from other than NCAA Division I Schools)
  • Trenton J. Jackson Award (to the Male High School Athlete of the Year)
  • Cynthia J. Wyatt Award (to the Female High School Athlete of the Year)
  • Bob Ivory Award (to the High School Coach of the Year)
  • Charles H. Moore, Jr. Award (to the Cross Country Running, Indoor Track, or Outdoor Track High School or College Team of the Year)

The annual awards are based on the current School year. For the College awards, the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships marks the end of the of school year. For the High School awards, the USATF Junior Championships marks the end of the school year. Performances in Cross Country Running, Indoor (Winter) Track & Field, and Outdoor (Spring) Track & Field will be considered. Performances or participation in other sports will NOT be considered.

Eligibility

High School Athletes: Any student attending a high school located within the Niagara Association is eligible for these awards.

High School Coaches: Any coach at a high school located within the Niagara Association is eligible for these awards.

College Athletes: Any student attending a college, university, or junior college located within the Niagara Association is eligible for these awards. Also, any student who graduated from a high school in the Niagara Association and is attending a college, university, or junior college located any where in the world is eligible for these awards.

Teams: Any team from a high school or college located in the Niagara Association is eligible for the team award.

Nominations

Nominations for these awards may be submitted by any member of the general public. Coaches and Athletic Directors are encouraged to nominate worthy athletes and coaches. Self-nominations are accepted.

Nomination Form

Download and save the nomination form to your computer. This is a PDF file.

The form can be competed using Adobe Reader. Type the requested information into the form and save the file to you computer. Then, e-mail the form to

Watch List

The nominations may be made by anyone. The Watch Lists, containing the top candidates for each award as determined by the Annual Awards Committee, will be posted at this website. Nominations may be submitted until mid-June of every year. To submit a nomination contact via e-mail or call him at 585-425-4925.

Voting

The members of the Annual Awards Committee, the Board of Trustees, and the Hall of Fame Selection Committee will vote on the finalists for each award. The general public will also be able to cast votes on the finalists for these awards. The votes from the general public will be combined with the votes of the committee members to determine the winner of each award. Public voting will be held online and will run for apporixmately one month - from mid-July to mid-August of each year.

Finalists

The finalists will be invited to attend the Niagara Track & Field Hall of Fame Annual Awards Banquet at which time the award winners will be announced.

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