The NGFFL Hall of Fame
The legacy of NGFFL will be kept and passed down to future generations of flag football players by way of our organization's "Hall of Fame". In 2010 the league shall initiate its "Hall of Fame" to honor the achievements (both onand off the football field) of people in gay flag football. The purpose of the National Gay Flag Football League (NGFFLHall of Fame) is to provide a historical perspective and perpetuate the history of gay flag football and Gay Bowl.CRITERIA
Any member of a NGFFL or association, living or deceased, (including players, managers, coaches, scorekeepers,sponsors, and fans), who have been an active member for at least 7 years are eligible for nomination to the Hall of Fame for 2010 – 2011, 8 years 2012-2013, 9 years 2014, and 10 years from 2015 forward. Nominees should havemade significant contributions to their leagues and/or to NGFFL. Notable exceptions are death and unforeseenrelocation of a member in which a member could not participate for five consecutive years.Applications for nomination to the NGFFL Hall of Fame shall be made by the Spring Conference Call of the year of induction. The applications may be submitted by any person who is familiar with the candidate. We stronglyrecommend that the application include a photograph of the nominee. Nominated people who are not elected shall beresubmitted for 2 additional years.After the 3 year period, the maker of the applicant shall be notified, and asked to submit an updated application for the nominee. The Gay Bowl Liaison will prepare a ballot with the names of all nominees and will submit the ballot witha copy of the applications to the voting members within 14 days of the deadline for nominations. Voting members willhave 14 days from the date the ballots are distributed to return them to the Gay Bowl Liaison. The Gay Bowl Liaisonwill tabulate the results of the voting, and notify the nominees, NGFFL Officers, and the living Hall of Famecandidates of the results.The voting members shall meet VIA teleconference annually to elect the new Hall of Fame. There is no set number of new inductees, but as a ground rule 2-5 new members should be selected each year. The voting members may votefor a maximum of five nominees. Each nominee will be carefully scrutinized and must receive 80% approval with thetier one vote and 60% approval from the tier two voting committee before they can be elected to the NGFFL Hall of Fame.VOTING MEMBERS
Voting members shall consist of the following:
Tier 1: The finalist must pass with 80% approval.1.The living elected members of the Hall of Fame2.NGFFL Board members3.The at-large committee members of the Hall of Fame organization. Any at-large member not attending two(2) consecutive NGFFL meetings (teleconferences), not voting in one election, or not attending a Gay Bowlmay be removed from the Committee. The Hall of Fame Committee meets twice a year VIA teleconference,in the spring and fall. The Committee shall be made of the Gay Bowl Liaison, director of Gay Bowl host city,and director of previous Gay Bowl. The Gay Bowl Liaison shall conduct Committee meetings, prepare andsend ballots and applications to voting members, receive and tabulate the results of the voting, and notifythe NGFFL officers, living nominees, and Committee members of the results of the voting. The previous GayBowl Director shall record the minutes and assist the Gay Bowl Liaison with the balloting.Tier 2: The finalist must past with 60% approval
One representative from each qualifying member city; Be a member city in good standing, Inparticipated in two consecutive Gay Bowls, and the voting representative is required to attend theformal conference call announcing the finalists
(an invitation will be sent 30 days prior to theconference call).