Hall of Fame

The EDGE&TA Hall of Fame was established in 1998 in the interest of honoring those who have made significant contributions to the collection, preservation, and exhibition of antique tractors, engines, and equipment.

Every EDGE&TA member is eligible for this award. Posthumous submissions will be accepted with past EDGE&TA membership.

Each year the inductees to the Hall of Fame will receive their award in the form of a plaque with their name on it. The announcement of the year’s inductees will be made at the National business meeting unless other arrangements are made. This award will be presented to them at the National or Regional Show of their choice. A stand-in can accept the award if the inductee is unable to attend. Their name will then be put on the large Hall of Fame plaque that EDGE&TA keeps along with the previous years inductees. Their names and photos along with their applications will then be put on our website for all to view.

Revised November 2019

EDGETA Hall of Fame History

The EDGE&TA Hall of Fame was established in 1998 in the interest of honoring those who have made significant contributions to the collection, preservation, and exhibition of antique tractors,engines, and equipment.

Every EDGE&TA member is eligible for this award. Posthumous submissions will be accepted with past EDGE&TA membership, Each year the inductees to the hall of Fame will receive their award in the form of a plaque with their name on it. The announcement of the year’s inductees will be made at the National business meeting unless other arrangements are made. This award will be presented to them at the National or Regional Show of their choice. A stand-in can accept the award if the inductee is unable to attend. Their name will be put on the large Hall of Fame plaque that EDGE&TA keeps along with the previous years inductees. Their names, along with their applications and photo, will then be put on our web site for all to view.

At the September 9, 2000, board of directors meeting the following changes were voted on and approved:

  1. the number of inductees will be limited to four
  2. all inductees must be an EDGE&TA member
  3. posthumous submissions will be accepted with past EDGE&TA        membership.

At the June 22, 2001, board of directors meeting the following changes were voted on and approved:

  1. all nominees must receive a minimum of 2 votes from the judges to be considered for induction into the Hall of Fame
  2. the judges will be chosen by the Hall of Fame Chairman and will remain anonymous
  3. inductees will receive a personal engraved plaque commemorating their induction into the Hall of Fame
  4. the plaque will be presented during the business meeting at either the National or Regional Show. that the inductee can attend. A stand in can accept the award if the inductee is unable to attend.
  5. Send a photo of the recipient with their plaque to the National Secretary.

At the June 12, 2009, board of directors meeting the following changes were voted on and approved:

  1. the number of inductees will be open as long as each inductee receives two votes
  2. add the following to the application – What has the nominee done for EDGE&TA
  3. in an effort to have all applications judged equally the following application guideline is added and should be followed.

At the August 2012 board of directors meeting the following change was voted on and approved – The deadline for the hall of Fame nomination application was changed from April 14 to one hundred twenty (120) days prior to the meeting at the National Show of the year the nominee is to be considered.

Dorene Yearian – Chairman

Revised November 2019

2004

The following members were inducted into the NGAS Hall of Fame prior to 1999 and are now honorary members of EDGE&TA Hall of Fame.  Click on name to read a quick profile.