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Date Posted: 2018-FEB-28

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8th Annual Canadian Tire Two-Bit Auction

Date Posted: 2019-Jan-25

Mark your calendars and get those quarters ready for our 8th Annual Two-Bit Auction, being held on Thursday February 28th, 2019 at the Columbus Centre on May street. Thanks to our Presenting Sponsor Canadian Tire and our many prize donors, there will be some great baskets to bid on. Tickets to this popular event are only $5 each, so don't delay, get yours today by calling the Hall of Fame at 622-2852. Click here for more information.  Read more.....

Tbaytel Heritage Classic Doubles Funspiel

Date Posted: 2018-oct-15

Plans are underway for our Tbaytel 2018 Heritage Classic Doubles Funspiel being held at the Fort William Curling Club on November 16th and 17th. It promises to be another great event and an opportunity to have some fun doubles curling and raising some money for the Sports Hall of Fame. Don't delay, register today.

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Click here to check out pictures from the 2017 Tbaytel Heritage Classic Doubles Funspiel and the winner "induction" ceremony!

Little League Reunion Luncheon - September 2nd 2017

Date Posted: 2017-Sept-03

As part of Canada 150 Celebrations and the hosting of the WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup the (Members of the 1964 Fort William Nationals Senior Little League Team)Northwestern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame hosted a day in honour of our proud Little League Baseball legacy by inviting players and personnel affiliated with the 12 Little League teams from our community who have won Canadian Championship titles to join together for a day of activities and the chance to reminisce and reunite with teammates. (Pictured above: Members of the 1964 Fort William Nationals Senior Little League Team)

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Date Posted: 2015-oct-04

A Century of Sport in the Finnish Community of Thunder Bay was recognized by the International Sports Heritage Association (ISHA) with a Communication Award in the book category and was also judged Best In Show by the close to 100 conference delegates attending the international conference Copies of the book are available at a cost of $25 each and can be purchased at the Northwestern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame, ordered through our online store or by mailing in an order form. Click here to download book order form.

Sports Heritage Education Resource Materials Available for Educators

Date Posted: 2013-mar-06

A great resource for teachers for use in the classroom and in conjunction with a field trip to the Sports Hall of Fame. Check out the new additions to the grades 9-12 lesson plans.


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Current Events

37th Annual Induction Dinner & Ceremonies

  • Saturday, September 29th, 2018
  • Valhalla Inn Ballroom
  • Tickets - $100 each

Mark your calendars and plan to attend an evening in honour of sports excellence as we welcome in the Class of 2018 including Athletes Lynda Devine Starczewski, Dave Gatherum, Dennis Olson and Janet Sillman and outstanding sports Builders Dick Hill and Scott Fawcett.

Click here to read more about our 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees

Order your tickets by calling the Hall of Fame at 622-2852 or by downloading a Ticket Order Form.

Check out highights from previous Induction Ceremonies....


2018 Fame 600 Club Lottery

The 2018 edition of our Fame 600 Club Lottery has now ended. Only 600 tickets were available for sale with the first draws taking place on July 23rd and the remaining draws being held at 12:00 noon at the Hall of Fame every Wednesday until the final draws on September 5th. Thanks to our ticket sellers, prize donors and ticket purchasers for making this fundraising project a great success. Watch for tickets for our 2019 Fame 600 Club Lottery coming in December.

Find out if you are a winner in our 2018 draw by clicking here.

To find out more about this popular draw click here.

2018 Fred Bragnalo Memorial Golf Tournament

  • Monday July 23rd, 2018
  • Fort William Country Club

Our 31st Annual Golf Tournament, the Fred Bragnalo Memorial will take place on Monday, July 23rd 2018 at the Fort William Country Club. Read all about this popular event and register your team today. Read more....

Thanks to RBC for their ongoing support of this event.


See you at the 2018 Fred Bragnalo Memorial Golf Tournament 

on Monday, July 23rd, 2018.

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Under the B - Bingo Has Been Called

The Hall of Fame holds bingos to help in our fundraising efforts. As a member of the Superior Shores Gaming Association we hold events at their brand new E-bingo gaming centre located at 435 Memorial Avenue read more...












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