The 2013 Induction will take place on June 8, 2013 in Knoxville, TN. The Class of 2013 includes Gary Blair (Coach), Jim Foster (Coach), Peggie Gillom-Granderson (Player), Jen Rizzotti (Player), Annette Smith-Knight (Player), and Sue Wicks (Player).With the addition of the Class of 2013, the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame will recognize the Wayland Baptist University Flying Queens from 1953 to 1958 for their contributions to the game in a display at the Hall entitled "Trailblazers of the Game". The Flying Queens will join the All American Red Heads, Edmonton Grads, and the Former Helms/Citizens Savings/Founders Bank as the only four groups recognized as "Trailblazers of the Game". To purchase tickets or for more information about the Induction Weekend please call (865) 633-9000.
|Friday, June 7||10:00 - 2:00 PM|
|Saturday, June 8||10:00 - 3:00 PM (Open Free to Public)|
|Sunday, June 9||8:00 - 4:00 PM (Open Free to Public)|
To purchase ticket packages please call (865) 633-9000, Monday through Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EST).
*Processing Fees will be applied*
Saturday, June 8
|10:00-11:00 AM||Class of 2013 Autograph Session at the WBHOF (Free Event)|
Gala Reception hosted by Coaches Holly Warlick and Geno Auriemma at
|7:00-9:00 PM||Induction Ceremony at the Bijou Theatre (Ticketed Event)|
|9:00-11:00 PM||Post-Induction Celebration/Silent Auction at the WBHOF (Ticketed Event)|
All guests for the WBHOF's 2013 Induction can stay at the Knoxville Marriott, directly adjacent to the WBHOF parking lot. Single and Double rooms have been reserved for a discounted rate of $114.00 + tax. Guests may make their reservations directly by calling
(865) 637-1234 and ask for the "Hall of Fame Induction Weekend Block."
Support the Class of 2013 by purchasing an Ad in our Induction Program. Rates are listed below and space is limited. Please call
(865) 633-9000 for more information or to purchase you Ad.
Full Page, Full Color (6 x 8): $900
Full Page BW (6 x 8): $750
1/2 Page BW (6 x 3.75): $500
1/4 Page BW (2.75 x 3.75): $250
Line Listing : $100
In order to be considered for selection for induction, an individual must meet the following prerequisites:
Player: Must be retired from the highest level of play for at least five years
Coach: Must have coached the women’s game at least 20 years
Referee: Must have officiated the women’s game at least 10 years
Contributor: Must have significantly impacted the game of women’s basketball