To honour our football heroes of yesterday, today and tomorrow
Bob Ackles

Bob Ackles
had a dream...

His dream was to develop a BC Football Hall of Fame for all the football fans across British Columbia. Football was Bob's passion; he began as a waterboy and eventually worked his way through the CFL, NFL and the short lived XFL.

With all of Bob's success he never lost touch with the grass roots of football and the importance it plays in our local communities. This was one of the many reasons he wanted to leave a legacy that would honour our football heroes of yesterday, today and tomorrow.


On July 6th, 2008, Bob Ackles passed away before he could see his project launch.

Help us honour Bob by supporting his dream!

Visit our In Memoriam page for a list of those the BC Football Hall of Fame has lost over the years.

Class of 2017 announced

Class of 2017 Presser

The BC Football Hall of Fame announced its Class of 2017 at a press conference held in conjunction with the BC Lions on Thursday, September 7. The Class of 2017 will be formally inducted on October 7 as part of the BC Lions vs. Ottawa REDBLACKS game which will also honour amateur football in the province. Learn more about the Class of 2017 here.

Visit our display at the Richmond Olympic Oval

ROX Display

The BC Football Hall of Fame has a new temporary display at the ROX Museum at the Richmond Olympic Oval. The display is located on the ground floor directly across from the ROX Theatre and features memorabilia from the BC Lions, UBC Thunderbirds and community football. The Richmond Olympic Oval is located at 6111 River Road in Richmond, BC.

See the Bob Ackles Collection now at the BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum

BC Sports Hall of Fame Ackles Display

Bob Ackles' incredible journey in the world of football led him from the CFL to the NFL to the XFL and, finally, back home again to the CFL. Along the way, he amassed a collection that would be the envy of all football fans. Come see some of the unique items from Bob's personal collection now on display at the BC Sports Hall of Fame located at Gate A of BC Place Stadium.

Bob Ackles induction onto the
BC Lions Football Club Wall of Fame

Video produced and directed by: Allan Garner Edited by: Brent Craven

Mission Statement

"The vision of the British Columbia Football Hall of Fame is to recognize individuals who positively influence the sport of football in British Columbia, and to honour football heroes past and present."

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