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2017 Induction Ceremony

Frequently Asked Questions

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We want you to have the most enjoyable experience possible when you attend this year’s Ohio Basketball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.  Below you’ll find some frequently asked questions that will help you prepare for the ceremony.  

Don't see your question answered below? Contact Executive Director Sheila Fox at (614) 333-8232 or sfox@ohiobasketballhalloffame.com.

Q.  What is the attire for the Ceremony?
A.  Most gentlemen wear suits, and women wear celebratory dresses or wedding attire.  View photos from previous ceremonies to get an idea of what people wear.

Q. What is the schedule for the evening?
A.  The reception begins at 5:30 p.m. with a cash bar.  The doors of the ballroom will open at 6:15 p.m. to allow guests to find their assigned seat. Be sure to bring your event tickets with you - you will need them for admission into the ballroom.  Dinner will begin after a brief welcome.  The ceremony will begin immediately after dinner when we will recognize the Individual Inductees Inductees.  The evening will conclude around 9:30 p.m.

Q.  Where should I park?
A.  The Vine Street garage, which is closest to Union Station, the location of this year’s Ceremony, or the North or South Garages. View a map of Convention Center area parking here.

Q. Where is this year’s Ceremony?
A.  This year’s Induction Ceremony will be held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Union Station Ballroom. View a map of the Greater Columbus Convention Center here.

Q. How do I order tickets?
A.  Order tickets online or by calling Sheila Fox at (614) 333-8232.  Your tickets will be mailed in early May after the seating chart is finalized.

Q.  Will I get to sit with the inductee or team I am coming to support?
A.  The event staff strives to seat attendees as close to their inductee and his or her guests as possible. Please indicate on your ticket order which inductee or team you are coming to support or if you are part of a group that wishes to sit together.

Q. Can I bring my children?
A. Children are welcome to attend.  We have a child’s admission price of $30 for kids 4 -12 years old.  A special child’s dinner will be offered.  Children 3 and younger are free.  High chairs and boosters are available upon request.

Q. I have special meal requirements – what should I do?
A.  No problem!  Just let your server know if you require a vegetarian meal.  If you require a vegan, gluten free, or have other allergies, please contact Sheila Fox, Executive Director, at sfox@ohiobasketballhalloffame.com or 614-333-8232 in advance to make arrangements.

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