The History of the MCAC:
The Minnesota College Athletic Conference (MCAC) was first established in the fall of 1967, although many two-year colleges throughout the state were competing in intercollegiate athletics prior to that time.
Hall of Fame Eligibility Requirements
Eligible members--community/junior college administrators, coaches, and players who have participated in Minnesota junior/community college athletics. Effective in 2001, also eligible are special contributor or media who have contributed to the success of a member college or the conference as a whole. Players become eligible five years after their two year college athletic participation.
Automatic members--all first team All Americans, and first place winners in the national wrestling tournament, shall be automatically accepted into the Hall of Fame after they have been out of their community/junior college for five years, providing that they are recommended by their college. This is in addition to the twelve persons per year to be elected based on nominations.
Twelve members shall be admitted per division each year, in addition to the automatic members.
In any year when nominations exceed the allowable quota, nominees with the earliest dates of participation or service shall be given first preference. Nominees not admitted in a given year shall be carried over to the following years until they are accepted.
Nominations--each community/junior college may nominate as many members as it wishes. Nominations shall be made by the dean of students or the athletic coordinator. Nominations shall be sent to the chair of the Hall of Fame Committee. The Hall of Fame Committee shall make recommendations to the MCAC after receiving nominations. Nominees shall be voted on at the spring MCAC meeting.
The Hall of Fame Committee shall be a joint standing committee.
The award to each member shall be a certificate suitable for framing. New members should be inducted at their respective college.
MCAC Policy Updated, 3/28/2014