Canada’s No8 Aaron Carpenter runs with the ball during the 2011 Rugby World Cup pool A match New Zealand vs Canada at the Wellington Regional Stadium in Wellington on October 2, 2011. AFP PHOTO / Marty Melville (Photo credit should read Marty Melville/AFP/Getty Images)

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The Brantford and Area Sports Hall of Recognition proudly recognizes hometown athletes and sport builders who have achieved the highest standards of excellence in their chosen sport and whose contributions have been exemplary and significant.

Colorado Mammoth’s John Gallant hoists the National Lacrosse League championship trophy over his head after Colorado defeated the Buffalo Bandits 16-9 in Buffalo, N.Y., on Saturday, May 13, 2006. (AP Photo/Don Heupel)

Through features such as Inductee artifact and memorabilia displays, Honour Wall of Recognition, Interactive Inductee touch screen zone, Trivia Game and Broadcast Booth, the Sports Hall, located inside the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre, is able to share these achievements with our community for generations to come. View more about the nostalgia of the Sports Hall.

WHAT: 2019 Sports Hall Induction Ceremony & Photo Opportunities
WHEN: Wednesday, June 12th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
WHERE: Best Western Brantford Hotel & Conference Centre 19 Holiday Drive, Brantford – Grand Ballroom

This year the Sports Hall Executive Committee will be inducting the following individuals; Aaron Carpenter (Rugby), Dave Shewfelt (Sports builder in swimming officiating), John Gallant (Lacrosse), and Rhapsody On Ice (Organization in figure skating) for their outstanding achievements.

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We invite you to join us as we celebrate and honour these great athletes and builders.

Please reserve your FREE tickets by Monday, June 3. Free tickets are available at