Awarded for outstanding achievement at the highest level of national or international competition. This trophy is for an individual pilot; it may not be awarded to a team.

The award is made by Council on the recommendation of the Awards Committee from nominations submitted by any Technical Committee.

Affiliated Specialist Bodies that fly FAI or National competitions may also each submit a nomination through the Competition Secretary.

The closing date for receipt of nominations by the Awards Committee Chairman is 31st October. If no nominations are received by that date then the trophy will not be awarded. If necessary, Council approval of the Awards Committee’s recommendation will be sought by electronic ballot.