DENVER — Tickets to the 2014 Colorado Sports Hall of Fame (CSHoF) Induction & Awards Banquet have been sold out, CSHoF Chairman Brian Cook announced on Monday.
“This caps off a tremendous amount of work in preparation for the event,” Cook said. “The public support which we receive from around the state is truly gratifying.”
The 50th annual CSHoF Induction and Awards banquet, which is the longest running yearly dinner and award banquet in Colorado history, will be held once again at the Denver Marriott City Center Hotel on Thursday, April 17. The banquet will begin with a reception at 5:15 p.m. and features dinner and the awards program from 6:30-9:30 p.m.
“We have always had great support, and revenue from this sellout allows us to continue making significant contributions to our charitable youth sports programs within our state,” Cook said, adding that the final tally of tickets sold was over the 850 mark.
The 2014 Class of the Hall of Fame Inductees are Otis Armstrong, Todd Helton, Andy Gambucci, Darian Hagan, Dorothy Mauk, and the late Forrest “Frosty” Cox.
This year’s star co-emcees/presenters are Dave Logan and Susie Wargin. Jake Schroeder will be singing the national anthem.
Other award winners are 2013 Male Athlete of the Year Peyton Manning; 2013 Female Athlete of the Year Mikaela Shiffrin; 2013 College Athletes of the Year Barbara Szabo and Kapri Bibbs; 2013 High School Athletes of the Year Elise Cranny and Christian McCaffrey; and the 2013 Athlete With Disabilities Award winner, Cody Field of Special Olympics.
“We could not do this without the great support of our sponsors,” Cook added.
Major Sponsors of the CSHoF are Gatorade / King Soopers, Wells Fargo, Sports Authority, AT&T Mobility, The Denver Post and the Denver Broncos Football Club.
For more information regarding the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame, including Hall of Fame Banquet, Golf Classic, Museum and Stadium Tour information, please call the CSHoF at 720-258-3535, or visit its website at www.coloradosports.org.