LAS VEGAS WALK OF STARS®
The Las Vegas Walk of Stars® committee has adopted the following star dedication
criteria. These criteria will serve as a guideline to honor deserving personalities by
placing a Star onto the sidewalks of Las Vegas, Clark County.
1. Place: Las Vegas Blvd. from Sahara Ave. to Russell Ave.
2. Honorees must have worked or lived in the Greater County of Clark, for periods
of considerable regularity. Honorees must have, by their presence in this area,
contributed to the charm, worldwide prominence and name recognition of
Las Vegas, Clark County.
3. The following persons will be considered candidates:
a) Show business persons who have distinguished themselves as actors,
producers, directors, playwrights, cinematographers, musicians, either on
State, Radio, Film, and/or Television, as well as persons who have
otherwise become prominent in the field of Entertainment, and have
greatly contributed to the worldwide prominence of Las Vegas.
b) Literary: Authors, playwrights, screen writers. Persons who have
penned literary works of considerable distinction and have achieved
national and international recognition in the field of entertainment.
Special merits are given to literary works produced into films or television
c) Pioneers and Civic: A Meritorious Star may be awarded to local
persons prominently and historically linked to the development of Las
Vegas, Clark County, i.e., early settlers, civic personalities with significant
historical achievement who have distinguished themselves in the service
to the community.
d) Humanitarians: A Meritorious Star may be awarded to persons who
have greatly distinguished themselves in the service to their fellow man by
enduring and selfless contributions to charitable causes and by their
altruistic deeds achieved exulted recognition within the community.
e) Sports: Athletes and coaches who have excelled in their respective field
of sports and have greatly contributed to the worldwide prominence of
Greater Las Vegas.
f) Military: Congressional Medal awardees, only.
g) The Las Vegas International Film Festival's Annual Special Honoree
h) The inscriptions on the stars are relevant to the honoree's field of
Show business: Stage/Radio/Film/Television
Literary: Author, Playwright, and Composer
Pioneers/Civic: Mayor, civic personality, community leader,
Humanitarians: (see above description [d])
Sports: Athletes, coaches, etc.
Military: Congressional Medal awardees only
Every effort will be made to link a Pioneer's star with a historically related location as
well as all other stars to be placed at a mutually agreeable location. However, all
decisions to the eligibility of a candidate, the placement of a star, and the inscription on
the star, rest with the committee and are final
4. A donation of $20,000 is required for each star. Check should be made payable to
Las Vegas Walk of Stars, a d/b/a of The Motion Picture Hall of Fame Foundation,
a non- profit public benefit corporation (Tax ID #71-0946230), reported as such
to the IRS, and is not refundable. A $10,000 deposit is due at confirmation date,
the remaining balance of $10,000 is due 30 days prior to star dedication day.
This cost includes all expenses related to the shipping, manufacturing and
imbedding of the Star, a Walk of Stars Plaque, the sound needed for the
dedication ceremony, flowers for lady honorees, publicity, press releases,
radio/TV interviews, liability insurance and applicable fees.
5. Any expenses exceeding the above mentioned items, such as "special pomp and
circumstances," i.e., bands, celebrity MC, chairs, street closures, special security,
cocktail reception, etc., shall be borne by the sponsoring entity. Las Vegas Walk
of Stars committee, will, however, assist in arranging and handling of these
special particulars, if so requested. Sponsoring entity shall be the stars
themselves, family, friends or corporate sponsors such as hotels. Any "special
pomp and circumstance" plans are subject to Committee approval.
6. It is required by law that the 'Star' sponsoring entity sign a "Waiver of
Contributor" form prior to a star dedication.
7. Las Vegas Walk of Stars a d/b/a of The Motion Picture Hall of Fame Foundation,
a non-profit public benefit corporation an equal opportunity organization, is nondiscriminating in its evaluation and confirmation of star candidates. Race, creed,
religion or ethnic heritages of a candidate are absolute non-factors. Candidates
are solely selected on achievements, within their endeavors and contributions to
8. All business aspects of Las Vegas Walk of Stars are administered by the Board of
Directors, and in matters relating to Las Vegas Walk of Stars® , are final.
Please sign and return the bottom portion of the Dedication Criteria to: Las Vegas Walk
of Stars, P.O. Box 15129, Las Vegas, NV 89114.
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