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Initiated in 1957, the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame has annually inducted individuals based on outstanding lacrosse achievement and/or contribution. The mission of the Lacrosse Hall of Fame is to honor men and women, past and present, who by their deeds as players, coaches, officials and/or contributors, and by the example of their lives, personify the great contribution of the sport of lacrosse to our way of life.

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Hall of Fame Forms

Annual Hall of Fame Timeline and Deadlines

To be eligible for consideration, all fully completed and signed Hall of Fame nomination forms must be received by December 15 at:

US Lacrosse
c/o Hall of Fame Nominations
2 Loveton Circle
Sparks, MD 21152
410.366.6735 – fax

Note: All nomination forms received after the December 15 deadline will not be eligible for induction within the current year, but will be automatically considered for induction the following year. Questionnaires can be submitted at any time through the year.

If a candidate is not selected for inclusion on the ballot within the year of initial nomination, he/she will remain eligible for consideration in subsequent years. It is not necessary to resubmit a new nomination form annually, but submission of information regarding any new achievements, accolades or honors is highly recommended. All information will be reviewed annually and housed within the individuals’ nominee folder at the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame.

Other Important Dates

  • January:
    National Lacrosse Hall of Fame men’s and women’s ballot committees form the annual men’s and women’s ballots containing the top-12 men's and women's candidates for induction.
  • March:
    National Lacrosse Hall of Fame voting process occurs.
  • April:
    Final candidates are submitted to the US Lacrosse Executive Committee for approval.
  • May:
    The annual class of men’s and women’s inductees is announced over Memorial Day weekend. Announcement will occur though press releases, US Lacrosse and Lacrosse Magazine websites, and print and broadcast media.
  • Late October/early November:
    The annual National Lacrosse Hall of Fame Induction Celebration is held. Event information can be found on the US Lacrosse website (


Further questions about the Hall of Fame nomination process may be directed to Elizabeth Piper, Games Administration Manager.