HALL OF CHAMPIONS STEERING COMMITTEE MINUTES
The TSSAA Hall of Champions
Steering Committee met on
The committee members present were: Lynn Brown (East), Catherine Neely (East), Gene Beck (Middle), Wayne Hobbs (Middle), Carolyn Ridley (Middle), Faye Osteen (West), and Billy Schrivner (West). Presiding over the meeting was Ronnie Carter, Committee President, and Heather Carter, member of the Hall of Champions staff.
Schrivner-Beck: To recommend to the TSSAA Board of Control to reinstate regular game fees for officials working the Hall of Champions basketball games, and to reduce the percentage taken from a schools’ gross gate from 80% to 75%.
Rationale: The feeling of the committee is that these changes along with the announcements of what will be taking place during the coming year will create a better atmosphere for the Hall of Champions games.
It was decided that the Hall of Fame Directory continue to be printed on an annual basis and presented each year at the Hall of Fame luncheon. No changes were made to the directory format.
format and location of the TSSAA Hall of Fame luncheon was discussed. It was agreed upon that 2008 will more than
likely be the last year the luncheon will be held in the
It was unanimously decided upon that the luncheon should remain in conjunction with the Boys State Basketball Tournament as it has in the past.
We discussed plans to work with 1220 Exhibits, Inc. to create a Hall of Champions Exhibit. The following are key components we would like to see in the exhibit if possible:
We anticipate having plans and drawings on paper by September 15. The drawings will be presented to the committee, taken to administrator’s meetings, and possibly published in the TSSAA News. If all goes according to plan, the exhibit will be unveiled in March at the State Basketball Championships.