Connecticut Women's Basketball Hall of Fame Mission
The Connecticut Women's Basketball Hall of Fame seeks to honor those who, in a superlative fashion, have contributed to the enhancement of women's basketball in Connecticut - either through participation, service, support, or achievement.
Excellence speaks with a voice of its own. On this web site we are privileged to share in that voice. The Connecticut Women's Basketball Hall of Fame honorees exemplify the finest achievements in the world of sport.
Mark the Date!
2023 Induction Luncheon
We are moving forward with all of our planning and preparation to ensure a wonderful celebration and luncheon on Sunday, April 23, 2023. Please consider purchasing an ad or congratulatory message to an inductee. Be well and stay healthy.
Date - Sunday, April 23, 2023
Location - Cascade, 480 Sherman Avenue, Hamden, CT, (203-907-0417)
Cocktails - 12:00 pm
Luncheon - 1:00 pm
$55 per person
Hope to see you there!
New in 2023
Lee Franzman Team Recognition Award
The Connecticut Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame will institute a new team recognition award at the 2023 induction Ceremony. This award will be named in honor of Lee Franzman, chair of the CWBHOF nominating committee, who passed away last year.
High school, college, industrial, "barnstorming", AAU (prior to 1970) and senior teams will be eligible for recognition. Criteria for recognition are:
- High school team– State Championship with special consideration for undefeated teams, the first state championship from a school with multiple state championships and teams from the early days of the tournament starting in 1974.
- College team – National Championship or significant success at the national level, especially in the early days of the national tournaments.
- Industrial, barnstorming, AAU (prior to 1970) and senior team – Significant success at the national level or pioneering success in the early days of women’s basketball in Connecticut.
Only one team from a high school or college coached by the same person will be recognized.
No more than one team from a high school, college, or coached by the same person, will be recognized.