To qualify for the title “RAC Radio Amateur of the Year”, an individual should have made an outstanding contribution to Amateur Radio in the last year, or have contributed consistently to the welfare of Amateur Radio over several years. RAC Directors, Officers and Section Managers are not eligible for the award while in office, and not in respect to their term(s) of office.

Nominations with supporting documentation are to be addressed to the RAC Corporate Secretary and received at RAC Headquarters no later than September 30, for consideration for the current year.

Selection of the winning candidate will be by majority vote of the RAC Board of Directors, based on the supporting documentation submitted with the nomination. The winning candidate will be notified by mail.

Due recognition will appear in The Canadian Amateur, and a suitable plaque will be presented at an appropriate time and place.