1.1 Tractor of the Year is an international award that yearly a group of independent journalists – specialized in agricultural mechanization – assigns to the best tractor in the European market. The award is split in three categories: Tractor of the Year; Best Utility; Best of Specialized; Sustainable TOTY
1.2 The award is ruled under the trade name Tractor of the Year (TotY)*
1.3 A jury member may engage one named colleague to help or support him/her in the jury work as a deputy, but only the formal jury member as the right to vote.
1.4 A deputy can represent the single jury member at single meeting, field tests or other occasions.
1.5 The jury may appoint new members by voting. New candidates can be proposed by any juror.
1.6 New jury members are selected in countries not involved in the jury yet
1.7 A jury member may be suspended for the following reasons:
- a) if he/she neglects his/her right to vote
- b) if he/she whishes to be dismissed
- e) if he/she breaks the rules, the guide lines or ethics of the Tractor of the Year organization
- f) if he/she spoils internal relevant news/information.
1.8 Tractor of the Year shall be financially independent from any agricultural tractor manufacturer, dealer or distributor.
*Tractor of the Year is a trade mark registered by Vado e Torno Edizioni Srl