Origins of the BSHoF
Photos from the 2019 Induction Banquet held on February 27, 2020,
at the Firefighter's
Banquet and Conference Centre. (For a larger photo)
Burnaby has produced many fine athletes, builders, coaches, and teams from the outset of its founding in 1892.
The Sports Hall of Fame was incorporated under the Society Act in the year, 2001,
to recognize Burnaby's proud heritage in sports.
application: Open to Burnaby students in highschool,
public and private. The 2021 Scholarship Application is now posted.
About our scholarship winners for 2020: Both Scholarship recipients will receive a $1,000 bursary.
Sofia Napolitano, who is graduating from St. Thomas More Collegiate, is a national level water polo player having competed with her club in Canadian under-19 women’s championship and at the Junior USA Olympics. She will be pursing a business degree at Simon Fraser University along with continuing her water polo career.
Dario Ciccone was not only the quarterback for the perennial powerhouse St. Thomas More Knights football team, but he was also named B.C. High School Football 2018 AAA Player of the Year, and was nominated for BC Sport high school athlete of the year. He will join the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds football team and intends to take a general arts program and then pursue a law degree.
See their photos on the Scholarship Recipients page.