GPSA Locations

GPSA Office
P.O. Box 413
Pueblo, CO 81002

Massari Arena
Pueblo, CO 81007

Hall of Fame Wall
Thatcher Building (Main Floor)
5th and Main
Pueblo, CO 81003

Top Panel
Friday, 03 December 2021

GPSA Meetings

Below are the TENTATIVE meetings dates for the GPSA during the 2022 calendar year. All meeting are held on the third Monday of the month in the GPSA at Massari Arena. Dates are subject to change if necessary.

Jan. 17 Feb. 21 Mar. 21 Apr. 18
May 16 Aug. 22 Sept. 19 Oct. 17


Banquet Date/Application Deadline

The deadline for nominations each year is Aug. 1.  The 2022 Banquet is tentatively set for Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2022. Go to the Application tab above to download and fill out an application today.

If you have any questions about the application, please contact Jerry Sisneros, President of the GPSA. His email address is

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Gary L. Knafelc

High School: Attended Pueblo Central H.S., graduating in 1950...Knafelc won 10 letters playing several sports over four years (1945-50) for the Wildcats...Top-flight Golden Gloves boxer in high school

College: Earned three letters in football at the University of Colorado, where he graduated in 1954...Knafelc was a member of the Buffaloes football team, playing four seasons (1950-53) at Wide Receiver/Defensive End...He averaged 57 minutes per game his senior year and was named All-Big 7 and All-American in 1953...Played in East-West Shrine and College All-Star games

Professional Football: Knafelc was drafted in 1954 in the second round by Chicago Cardinals and released because of a severe hamstring injury...He was picked up by the Green Bay Packers where he played for eight seasons (1955-62)...He appeared in four Western Conference Championships and three World Championship games...Played on the World Championship Green Bay Packers Team in 1961 and 1962...The only player on the Packers team, to be carried off the City Stadium or Lambeau Field by fans after catching a pass from Tobin Rote in the final minute to beat Detroit 20-17 in the 1955 opener...Finished his career as the Packers’ eighth on all-time receiving list and played one more season (1963) as a tight end with the San Francisco 49ers...Knafelc served as the pubic address announcer at all the Home Games of the Green Bay Packers for the last 40+ years.

Occupation:  Professional Football Player, P.A. Announcer for All Green Bay Packers Home Football Games and an officer in three corporations in Green Bay.

Personal: Lives in Green Bay, Wisconsin with his wife, Emily.


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