Ward Hall Honored by the

"Outdoor Amusement Business Association"


On Sat Feb 9, 2008 at the annual general meeting of the "Outdoor Amusement
Business Association" Ward Hall was inducted into the OABA Hall Of Fame.


He is the thirtieth person to be so honored. Of the people so honored, only eight are still living. Mr. Hall is the first show operator to be placed into the Hall of Fame.


The inauguration was held in the ballroom of the Crown Plaza Hotel in Tampa, Fl. Among the large attendance present to applaud Mr. Hall, as he was presented the beautiful gold statuette were many managers of state, regional, and provincial fairs and expositions of the United States and Canada, and owners and managers of many of the principal carnivals from throughout the continent.


We of the state fairs press corp. wish Mr. Ward Hall, and his partner Mr. C. M. Christ continuing success as the preeminent producers of fairgrounds midway shows.



Congratulations to Ward Hall for his honor of being inducted into the International Independent Showman's Assn, Hall of Fame, on Wed Feb. 6 and inducted into the Outdoor Amusement Business Assn. Hall Of Fame on Sat Feb 9.


"The King of The Sideshows' continues now in his sixty second year in sideshow business.


As stated by the inducting officer of OABA, "The Name Hall and Christ always means the ultimate finest in midway shows."


C. M. Christ, proud to be Wards partner for forty two years.

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