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Nomination Guidelines for Oklahoma's Highest Honor

Nominations for the 2021 Class of the Oklahoma Hall of Fame are now open and will be accepted from May 21, 2020 – March 1, 2021.

Anyone can make a nomination to the Oklahoma Hall of Fame, and nominees may be either living or deceased. To be eligible for nomination, the individual must:

Reside in Oklahoma or be a former resident of the State of Oklahoma.

Have performed outstanding service to humanity, the State of Oklahoma and the United States.

Have brought honor or distinction to the State of Oklahoma through their efforts and contributions.


Nomination Updates

If you have submitted a nomination in the last three years, but need to submit additional honors and contributions, please download the nomination form. Once downloaded please save the form to your computer and make the necessary edits prior to submission.

Featured 2020 Dates

  • Class of 2020 Media Class Announcement: Thursday, May 21, 2020
  • Public sale of tickets - September 1, 2020
  • 93rd Annual Oklahoma Hall of Fame Banquet & Induction Ceremony: Thursday, November 12, 2020, Norman
  • Nominations for the 2021 Class will be accepted from May 21, 2020 – March 1, 2021.

Questions about the nomination process? Contact Brenda Schwartz at 405.523.3209 or

Visit our archives to view all members of the Oklahoma Hall of Fame.