2023 SD Sports Hall of Fame Banquet to be September 24
SIOUX FALLS, SD – Tickets for the annual Induction Banquet for the South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame are now on sale. The event is scheduled for Sunday, September 24th, at the Convention Center in Sioux Falls. Twenty-three new members will be inducted that evening, and the event is open to the public. Tickets are $55 for adults and $35 for students 12 and under. To purchase your advance tickets, go to the association website and click on PURCHASE TICKETS. All major credit cards are accepted. If you have problems with ticketing, call Jim Dorman at 605-940-1262.
The inductees being honored this year are Don Baker, Scott Bosanko, Gene Breemes, Linda Collignon, Mattie Goff-Newcombe, Marlyn Goldhammer, Harvey Hammrich, Chuck Iverson, Clarence Kooistra, Don Larson, Lein Marso, Jerry Miller, Dean Minder, Dave Mydland, Terry Nielsen, Mark Ovenden, Mike Roach, Jim Schlekeway, Bryan Schwartz, Brad Seely, Dawn Seiler, Joe Thorne, and Jeff Turning Heart.
With these 23 inductees, the hall will have enshrined 359 women and men from every sport and corner of the state. The South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame was established in 1968 by the South Dakota Sportswriters Association. A group of volunteers from across the state now manages it.
The social hour and media interviews start at 4:30 PM CDT, with the dinner at 6:00 PM and the induction ceremony at 7:00 PM. For questions about the banquet or sponsorship of the Hall of Fame, contact Scott Fiedler at 605-940-5564.