Award Title: AAPE Diamond Award. To be awarded to adult AAPE Members only.
This award is to honor the exhibitor and not the exhibit.
Award Criteria: Granted to a multiple frame exhibit that has been awarded 10 Gold medals at a U.S.
or Canadian National level show while the property of one exhibitor, or to an exhibitor who has won
Gold medals with six or more multi-frame exhibits of their own creation at the National level.
Any exhibit developed from an original concept through a logical evolution of content as well as size
will be considered a single exhibit. AAPE membership is a requirement for consideration at the time of
receiving the AAPE Diamond Award.
The Object: Is to recognize sustained excellence, to encourage higher frequency of exhibiting at WSP shows,
and to provide another means by which AAPE can be newsworthy and recognize excellence and accomplishment.
Time Limitation: The time period for qualification will be a rolling ten year period, beginning initially with StampShow 2003,
and eventually extending backwards from the date of application. If 2020 and 2021 are in the period it will be a rolling twelve year period.
The Form of the award: The award shall be a distinctive diamond-shaped lapel pin presented with a suitable box.
Although there are two separate criteria for qualification, there shall be only a single designed award.
A suitably designed certificate recognizing the recipient and the distinction awarded shall be given.