To be eligible for election, a player must meet the two following criteria:
1. He or she must not have played actively for at least 5 years.
2. He or she must have played in Virginia or DC for at least two seasons, andduring those seasons must have at least one time been a Member of a USNational Team, league Most Valuable Player, league all-star, member of aleague championship or runner-up team, a State Cup or runner-up team, orrecognized as an outstanding player of the era.