2019 Convention

At the Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto

See you February 14-16, 2019

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Kathryn Lambert,

Convention Administrator

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(formerly Agricultural Service Diploma)                  Return to Main Awards Page

The OAAS recognizes an individual(s) who has given long-time dedicated and meritorious service to the Agricultural Society.

The award can be given to a husband and wife jointly.

It is meant to honour an individual who contributes time and energy to an Agricultural Society and whose work meets the following requirements.

Who is Eligible?

  1. An individual who has made a significant contribution as a volunteer, leader or committee member to the Agricultural Society.
  2. Well deserving individual without whom our societies would be lost.

The ‘Meritorious Service Award’ should not be awarded routinely to members of the Executive – i.e. at the end of a President's term.

The recipient will receive an OAAS stoned lapel pin and a personalized ‘OAAS Meritorious Service Award’ certificate. (If the award is given jointly to a couple – they will each receive a pin).

Certificate will be forwarded to your Society for presentation at an Agricultural Society event.

Certificate must be ordered at least four (4) weeks prior to presentation.

Each OAAS Member Society can present one (1) Meritorious Service Awardper year.

Signed by: OAAS President and Society President

$10.00 per certificate ($11.30 including HST) 


  1. Regular post included with certificate cost.
    NOTE: OAAS cannot guarantee delivery and will not replace lost or delayed certificates sent by Regular Post.
  2. Priority Post - $13.27 additional cost ($15.00 including HST) – Canada Post guarantees delivery in 2 to 3 business days.
    NOTE: Multiple certificates ($10 each) on the same order will be shipped for the same Priority Post fee. (Can include ‘Meritorious Service’, ‘Accomplishment’ and ‘Years of Service’ certificates in the same package for same price).

Application for: Meritorious Service Award

You may complete the online application form below.

To pay by cheque, download the Word or PDF form below and mail the completed form with your cheque or credit card information.

Download form (Word)

 Download PDF form


Use this form to pay by credit card or PayPal 

The Agricultural Society
wishes to present the Meritorious Service Award
(Please enter the name(s) exactly as it should appear on the award)

Date of Presentation:

The above candidate will be awarded a Meritorious Service Award for the following reasons:

Award to be sent to:




Postal Code:


Email address:

* All fields are required

NOTE: You must select the SUBMIT button for each form to be submitted. Once you hit the SUBMIT button,  you will receive a Thank You page saying your request has been received.   


If submitting the form online, you must also pay online.
Award must be ordered at least 4 weeks prior to presentation.

If you have not received the award 2 weeks prior to presentation date, please phone OAAS at (613) 395-2465 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Each OAAS Member Society may order ONE (1) Meritorious Service Award per year.


$10.00 per certificate ($11.30 including HST). Payment by credit card or PayPal.

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