Each year the Abbotsford Sports Hall of Fame hosts a banquet in which inductees are recognized as outstanding athletes, teams, or individuals for their achievements and service to sport and sport history in Abbotsford.
This year’s inductees include:
- Abbotsford Panthers senior girls rugby
- Rick Hansen senior boys wrestling
- Abbotsford Pilots junior B hockey
- MEI junior boys volleyball
- UFV men’s golf
- UFV women’s volleyball
- Ryan Banks
- Maleek Irons
- Chelsea Jenner
- Mandeep Gill
- Shaun Dhillon
- Tyler Miller
- Tyler Koslowsky
- Gagandeep Dosanjh
- Tiffany Matteazzi
- Joban Phulka
These Honoured Members fall under four induction categories that vary from year to year:
Athlete – awarded to Abbotsford athletes who have attained sports excellence in national or international competition.
Team – presented to teams who have reached sport excellence on a national or international level.
Coach/Builder – Abbotsford coaches, officials, administrators, patrons, journalists, broadcasters, and sports medicine practitioners recognized for significant contributions and efforts to enhance sport.
Community Sports Builder – individuals who have made outstanding contributions over a significant number of years to the sport or the development of sport in Abbotsford.
For more on the Abbotsford Sports Hall of Fame simply click here.[source]