22nd Annual Illinois USSSA Hall of Fame Induction Banquet
November 4, 2017 at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center in Rockford, Illinois
We have changed the format of this year's Annual Illinois USSSA Hall of Fame Induction Banquet. We have eliminated the speaker for each inductee and will be starting cocktails, dinner and induction ceremonies earlier than in the past.
We will have the Silent Auction, raffles and a new game for all to enjoy after the ceremonies. We are hoping you will have more time to socialize with family and friends.
This evening is the ONLY fundraising we do for the Illinois USSSA Hall of Fame. Part of the dinner proceeds and all raffles, Silent Auction, advertising in the program, etc. go to the Hall of Fame. Donations are always welcome!
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Cocktails & Silent Auction (cash bar)
5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Dinner and Testimonial of Inductees
7:30 p.m. - ? - Socialize with friends, family, former teammates and adversaries, Inductees; Silent Auction and Raffles continue
Hotel rooms have been reserved under USSSA until October 13 for a special rate of $104 + tax. Contact the Radisson at (815)226-2100.
$50 per adult - prior to October 31 and $60 after November 1 if space is available. $20 for Children 12 & Under. Assigned seating for this event by inductee if reservation is received before October 1st.
Contact: Brenda Paulson at (815)964-3538 for more information
Directions to Radisson Hotel & Conference Center Rockford here.
2017 Hall of Fame Inductees
Mary Ellen Buckley
Vernon Hills, IL
Precision Erecting, Class A
Downers Grove, IL
Class E in 2006 to playing AA World in 2016 - Precision
Male Player Category
St. Charles, IL
HRI/Easton, KBI/Creative Design - Men's Class B
New Athens, IL
Loggers - Class B Team
Kamikazees (C in 1993), Belchers Class A, Ken's Beverage Class B
Women's State Director & Men's Tournament Director
SP State UIC, World Tournament Umpire, Assistant State SP Director
Blackhawk Athletic Club
Sponsor for 36 years - Men's, Women's, SP, Women's FP, Mixed (Co-Rec)
Hall of Honor Categories
Men's dynasty for 15 years in Southern Illinois
Men's Senior 50-55 team