1. The Award recipient must be a resident (at least part-time) of Arrowtown or the closely-surrounding area.
2. The Award recipient may be alive or recently deceased.
3. The Award recipient will be chosen by the Arrowtown Autumn Festival Committee and a representative from the local Business Community. Their decision will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
4. The intended recipient (or next-of-kin where the intended recipient is recently deceased) must confidentially agree to accept the Award prior to its official bestowal.
The Award will be presented by a representative of the Arrowtown Autumn Festival Committee during an appropriate event at the festival. The recipient will be notified in advance and invited to be a guest of honour at the event.