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Nomination INSTRUCTIONS:  World Acrobatics Society Hall of Fame – Gallery of Legends        
 
CHARLIE POND SERVICE AWARD – This is an award honoring the nominee’s service to the World Acrobatic Society.
                  Criteria is based solely on contributions to, within and for the Society as a member.
                  Nominations submitted must include a list of contributions, offices held and inception year of WAS membership.      

 GOLDEN ACHIEVEMENT AWARD – This award celebrates an extraordinarily high level of accomplishment achieved
                  by an individual who participated in one of the WAS discipline outside of their acrobatic accomplishments.
                  Criteria includes participation at any level in at least one of the WAS disciplines.
                               Nominee must have achieved very high level accomplishments and/or profound improvements
                               in any one or a combination of the following over a lengthy number of years:
                  Politics, Administration, Medicine, Inventor, Manufacturer, Write, Author, Choreographer, Coaching, Teaching
                  Nomination must include criteria and a less than 2 page biography.

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD –  A Nominee for Lifetime Achievement means that they are well established and
                              have accomplishments in any one or a combination of the following:
                   - Coaching/Teaching: 
Many years in their acrobatic discipline. Developed national/international performers                                   and /or other successful coaches.
 
                 - Writing/Authoring: Has published work that has had a profound influence on an acrobatic discipline                                             recognized by WAS.
                   - Inventing/Manufacturing:
Has been involved in the introduction of new equipment or apparatus that has                                       resulted in a profound performance improvement to any of the WAS acrobatic disciplines.
                    Nomination must include criteria and a less than 2 page biography.

 GALLERY OF LEGENDS AWARD Category:  ______________________________________________________
                                           Choose ONE: Acrobatic Gymnastics/Cheerleading, Artistic Gymnastics, Diving, Extreme                                                               Sports (specify sport), Professional Acrobatics (specify profession) and Tumbling/Trampoline. 

                  This award honors an individual who displayed excellence in one particular category.
                  Criteria focuses on the nominee’s work, competition or performance in acrobatics
                              Acrobatics is defined by WAS as an activity featuring aerial rotation and balancing of the body.
                              Nominee must have shown profound success in at least one of the WAS disciplines.T
hey must have been                                    especially skilled in the acrobatic elements of that discipline and known in their field for their success.
                  Nomination must include criteria and a less than 2 page biography.

       
                        *** IMPORTANT INFORMATION WHEN NOMINATING – PLEASE READ TO BE PREPARED ***

                  We will need your help as a nominator (and probably from the nominee as well) in order to have the best                                      impact on their presentation.  Our goal is to produce a "show-stopping video" to honor your nominee on the                                  big screen!   Each video presentation will be approximately 3-4 minutes long. 

                  To accomplish this, we will need a maximum of:  25 photos and 5-10 short video clips that we can edit and mix.

                                                      Details will follow when your nominee has been accepted.

 
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  • If you have any questions or need additional information regarding a nomination, please contact Stacie Hansen,          WAS Hall of Fame - Gallery of Legends Chair. Email:stacie@gymsupply.com.
  • For all other questions regarding the World Acrobatics Society, please contact the WAS President, David Jacobs             at: davidjacobs@tds.net.
  • All nominations must be received by February 28, 2019.​

​  ​Please complete the online form (below) - then click the "submit" button.

NOTE: IF THE "SUBMIT" BUTTON IS NOT ACTIVE, THEN GO BACK AND CHECK TO SEE IF YOU FILLED IN ALL THE REQUIRED "*" BOXES. 


Nominations for 2019 are now being accepted!

Please read the following instructions carefully!

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