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Criteria for Nomination

The Chester A. Reynolds Award is presented to a living honoree or group that has notably perpetuated the legacy of the American West through one or a combination of the following.

  1. Dedicated to or promotion of the ideals of individualism, honesty, humility and integrity that are closely identified with the American West
  2. A distinguished life’s work as a rancher, cowboy, or ranch hand
  3. Leadership within professions or businesses that define themselves through their strong connection with the American West
  4. The Award seeks to recognize individuals or groups who have demonstrated, through a single remarkable achievement or body of quality of work over a period of years, unwavering commitment to Western ideals and values.
Nominee Name(Required)
Address (if living)
List of Significant Recognition or Awards(Required)
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Leadership Achievements(Required)
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Humanitarian or Civic Contributions(Required)
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Accepted file types: jpg, png, pdf, Max. file size: 20 MB, Max. files: 6.
    Maximum of 5 Letters of Recommendation. Image of nominee needs to be in a jpg format and any letters of recommendation need to be in pdf format

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