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Circus Ring of Fame Foundation® Announces 2024 Candidate Applications Now Being Accepted

The Circus Ring of Fame® Foundation announced today that applications for the Class of 2024 are now being accepted through April 30, 2023.  Candidate applications can be found by visiting the ABOUT section at

Fill out the form below to cast your vote for the Circus Ring of Fame 2023 NomineesFill out this form  below  in its entirety and return by e-mail to: [email protected]Submissions may also be sent via electronic document with attached supporting materials via a file sharing service such as Google Drive or Drop Box. No physical (USPS mail) submissions will be accepted. Incomplete or erroneous information may void submission.Supporting materials to include but not be limited to: photos, video, copies of awards, letters of recommendation, online links to websites, video and other sources supporting the nominee’s candidacy.Deadline for submissions: April 30, 2023

“After a successful 2023 awards show we expect to receive a large amount of applications for the Class of 2024,” said Bill Powell, Foundation Chair.  In addition to the Lifetime Achievement Award the committee will also be accepting candidates for Generation NeXt.  This award recognizes emerging circus artists from around the world.

The foundation will also be accepting candidate applications for the new Willie Edelston Circus Arts Coach Of The Year Award. This honor recognizes excellence in coaching and mentorship in the global circus arts.

Candidates will be considered during the months of May and June with the finalist nominees being announced shortly thereafter. Nominees will be sent to the worldwide Circus Advisory Council as the next stage in the feedback loop. Winners will be announced late summer 2023.

The Circus Ring of Fame Foundation is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with the core purpose of recognizing the highest of achievement in circus arts and culture. Social page: Website:

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