Annual Club Awards

Pawcatuck River Labrador Retriever Club ~Annual Awards ~ Guidelines

One volunteer chair is needed for "Club Awards".  The first chair was Marilyn Meewes. Marilyn made up a certificate (see link to form) that can be filled in and then printed with the owner, dog's registered name and award information. The president can hand sign this award or it can be applied with a scanned signature.The certificate should include the club logo on the top.

Awards:

Guest Hand Towels with club embroidered logo are given for all but Versatility. Versatility awards may be a club tote bag, pewter cup etc.
A paper certificate is also given for each award, see link to form. This is printed up on a certificate type paper. The owner, dog's name and titles are included in the certificate along with the date and the club logo and signed by the president of the club. (see link to form)
*Versatility Award PRLRC – for multi-titled dogs – must be a breed Champion, Obedience titled, Field titled;   to be awarded for the year of the last award that completes the three areas of competition

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The PRLRC will be awarding our members and their dogs for their accomplishments in each year.   These awards will be presented at our Holiday Party which is held traditional in December or January.

If you have earned a title on your dog/dogs during the club calendar year, please forward the following information to the Awards Chair. (Include name of chair, address and email in this form).

Owner Name // Dog’s registered name with titles // Titles earned

 Titles earned may come from these listed below:

Miscellaneous Titles:

Conformation Certificate - CC: This is a title that is awarded by The LRC, Inc. at their hunt tests. The test was originally intended for those dogs who's owner's have may have only competed in field or other non-comformation events. The test is intended to provide Lab owners who wish to breed their dogs, knowledge to improve their breeding stock. The test is a scored evaluation following the AKC Standard set by the parent club, The Labrador Retriever Club, Inc. The PRLRC offers this evaluation test at the club's Working Certicate/ WCI, WCX. test events. (Use PRLRC test form not LRC)
To receive a Conformation Certificate each dog is required to attain a score of eighteen (18) or better. To pass in each category a dog must demonstrate, in the mind of the judge, a 65% likelihood of conforming to the characteristic as described by the Standard. If a dog possesses a disqualifying characteristic he/she WILL NOT receive a CC regardless of numerical score. (LRC site)

Working Certificate - WC (Test rules)

Working Certificate Test" - WC , The Working Certificate Test level which is offered at working certificate tests.

Working Certificate Intermediate - WCI, The Working Certificate Intermediate Test level which is offered at working certificate tests.

Working Certificate Excellent - WCX, The Working Certificate Excellent Test level which is offered at working certificate tests.

WC test explanation

*Therapy:  Award PRLRC – for dogs that have completed their certification as  a Therapy Dog / Pet Partner.

American Kennel Club Titles and Abbreviations:

Title     Title Name
AFC-Amateur Field Trial Champion:
Earning the AFC title
[ Field Trial ]
Ch.-Champion:
Dogs must acquire 15 points, including 2 majors won under different judges and at least one point under a third different judge.
[ Conformation ]

CT-Champion Tracker:
Dog must hold all 3 tracking titles (TD or TDU, TDX and VST)
[ Tracking Test ]

DC-Dual Champion:
Any dog that has been awarded the title of Champion of Record (Ch.) may be designated as a "Dual Champion," after it has also been awarded the title of Field Champion (FC) or Herding Champion (HC)
[ Conformation / Field Trial / Herding Trial ]
FC-Field Champion:
Earning the FC title
[ Field Trial ]
GCH-Grand Champion:
Completion of the title requires all of the following:
Twenty five Grand Championship points
Three majors won under three different judges
At least one or more points won under a fourth judge
Must have defeated at least one other AKC Champion of Record at three shows
Earning the GCH title
[ Conformation ]
GDSC-Gun Dog Stake Champion:
Win 1st place in a stake that has been designated an Open Gun Dog Championship stake.
[ Field Trial ]
HC-Herding Champion:
For a title, dog must receive 15 points with at least two 1sts carrying championship points, 1 of which must be for 3 pts. or better.
[ Herding Trial ]
MACH-Master Agility Champion:
In order to acquire the title, a dog must achieve a minimum of 750 championship points and 20 double qualifying scores obtained from the Master Standard Agility class and the Master Jumpers With Weaves class.
[ Agility Trial ]
NAC-National Agility Champion:
The winner of the annual National Agility Championship shall be entitled to be designated National Agility Champion of _____(year).
[ National Agility Championship ]
NAFC-National Amateur Field Champion:
Win 1st place in a stake that has been designated a National Amateur Championship stake.
[ Field Trial ]
NAGDC-National Amateur Gundog Champion:
National Amateur Gundog Champion title is for the dog that wins 1st place in a national amateur gun dog stake at a national championship field trial event for pointing breeds.
[ Field Trial ]
NFC-National Field Champion:
Win 1st place in a stake that has been designated a National Open Championship stake.                        
[ Field Trial ]
NGDC-National Gundog Champion:
Win 1st place in a stake that has been designated a National Open Gun Dog Championship stake.
[ Field Trial ]
NOC-National Obedience Champion:
The winner of the annual National Obedience Invitational shall be entitled to be designated National Obedience Champion of _____(year)
[ National Obedience Invitational ]
NOGDC-National Open Gun Dog Champion:
Win 1st place in a stake that has been designated a National Open Gun Dog Championship stake.
[ Field Trial ]
OTCH-Obedience Trial Champion:
Dog must have won:
100 points;
Dog must receive at least one first place Open B, one first place Utility and a third first place ribbon in either class
First places must be awarded by 3 different judges
Must be at all-breed events One of the required first places may have been won at a Specialty Show.
Open B must have 6 in competition
Utility must have 3 in competition
[ Obedience Trial ]
PACH-Preferred Agility Champion:
In order to acquire the title, a dog must achieve a minimum of 750 championship points and 20 double qualifying scores obtained from the Master Preferred Standard Agility class and the Master Preferred Jumpers With Weaves class.
[ Agility Trial ]
PNAC-Preferred National Agility Champion:
The winner of the annual National Agility Championship in each Preferred class jump height shall be entitled to be designated Preferred National Agility Champion of _____(year).
[ National Agility Championship ]
RGDSC-Retrieving Gun Dog Stake Champion:
Win 1st place in a stake that has been designated a Retrieving Gun Dog Championship stake.
[ Field Trial ]
RNC-AKC Rally® National Champion:
The winner of the AKC Rally® National Championship shall be entitled to be designated "AKC Rally National Champion of _____ (year)."
[ AKC Rally® National Championship ]
TC-Triple Champion:
Any dog that has been awarded the title of Dual Champion (DC) and the title of Obedience Trial Champion (OTCH) or Tracking Champion (CT) or Agility Champion (MACH or PACH) may be designated as a Triple Champion.
VCCH-Versatile Companion Champion:
Effective January 1, 2001, title will precede the name of the dog that completes a OTCH, MACH or PACH and CT.
[ Obedience Trial / Agility Trial / Tracking Test ]

Addtional AKC Titles and Abbreviations
Title    Title Name
AJP-Excellent Agility Jumpers With Weaves "A" Preferred:
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in Excellent A Jumpers With Weaves Preferred class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
AX-Agility Excellent:
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in Excellent A Agility class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
AXJ-Excellent Agility Jumper:
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in Excellent A Jumpers With Weaves class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
AXP-Agility Excellent "A" Preferred:
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in Agility Excellent "A" Preferred Class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
BN-Beginner Novice:
The letters BN may be added after a dog's name when it has been certified by 2 different judges to have received qualifying scores in Beginner Novice classes at 3 licensed or member obedience trials.
[ Obedience Trial ]

CD-Companion Dog:
The letters CD may be added after a dog's name when it has been certified by 2 different judges to have received qualifying scores in Novice classes at 3 licensed or member obedience trials.
[ Obedience Trial ]
CDX-Companion Dog Excellent:
The letters CDX may be added after the name of each dog that has been certified by 2 different judges to have received qualifying scores in Open classes at 3 licensed or member obedience trials.
[ Obedience Trial ]
CGC-Canine Good Citizen:
Earning the CGC title
[ Canine Good Citizen ]
CGCA-AKC Community Canine:
The advanced level of Canine Good Citizen.

FTC-FAST Century:
Requires the MXF title plus one hundred Master FAST agility class qualifying scores of 60 points or greater. The FTC title initials will be followed by a numeric designation indicating the quantity of times the dog has met the requirements of the FTC title. (e.g. FTC2, FTC3, etc.)
[ Agility Trial ]
FTCP-FAST Century Preferred:
Requires the MFP title plus one hundred Master FAST agility class qualifying scores of 60 points or greater. The FTCP title initials will be followed by a numeric designation indicating the quantity of times the dog has met the requirements of the FTCP title. (e.g. FTCP2, FTCP3, etc.)
[ Agility Trial ]
GN-Graduate Novice
The letters GN may be added after a dog's name when it has been certified by 2 different judges to have received qualifying scores in Graduate Novice classes at 3 licensed or member obedience trials.
[ Obedience Trial ]
GO-Graduate Open
The letters GO may be added after a dog's name when it has been certified by 2 different judges to have received qualifying scores in Graduate Open classes at 3 licensed or member obedience trials.
[ Obedience Trial ]


JH-Junior Hunter:
For a title, dog must receive qualifying scores at 4 licensed or member tests.
[ Hunting Test ]
JHA-Junior Hunter Advanced
An advanced title is earned when a dog passes an additional 5 times with an average qualifying score of 8.0 or higher after earning its JH.
[ Hunting Test ]

MFB-Master Bronze FAST:
Requires twenty-five Master FAST class qualifying scores of 60 points or greater.
[ Agility Trial ]
MFC-Master Century FAST:
Requires the MFG plus twenty-five additional Master FAST class qualifying scores of 60 points or greater.
[ Agility Trial ]
MFG-Master Gold FAST:
Requires the MFS plus twenty-five additional Master FAST class qualifying scores of 60 points or greater.
[ Agility Trial ]
MFP-Master Excellent FAST Preferred
Master Excellent FAST Preferred: For a title, dog must earn 10 qualifying scores in Master FAST Preferred agility class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
MFPB-Master Bronze FAST Preferred:
Requires twenty-five Master FAST Preferred class qualifying scores of 60 points or greater.
[ Agility Trial ]
MFPC-Master Century FAST Preferred:
Requires the MFPG plus twenty-five additional Master FAST Preferred class qualifying scores of 60 points or greater.
[ Agility Trial ]
MFPG-Master Gold FAST Preferred:
Requires the MFPS plus twenty-five additional Master FAST Preferred class qualifying scores of 60 points or greater.
[ Agility Trial ]
MFPS-Master Silver FAST Preferred:
Requires the MFPB plus twenty-five additional Master FAST Preferred class qualifying scores of 60 points or greater.
[ Agility Trial ]
MFS-Master Silver FAST:
Requires the MFB plus twenty-five additional Master FAST class qualifying scores of 60 points or greater.
[ Agility Trial ]
MH-Master Hunter:
For a title, a dog must receive qualifying scores at 6 licensed or member tests. If the dog has already received a SH, the dog need only qualify 5 times. German Wirehaired Pointers must pass a Water Test at a licensed or member field trial or hunting test held by a Specialty Club for German Wirehaired Pointers or Weimaraners.
[ Hunting Test ]
MHA-Master Hunter Advanced
An advanced title is earned when a dog passes an additional 5 times with an average qualifying score of 8.0 or higher after earning its MH.
[ Hunting Test ]

MJB-Master Bronze Jumpers With Weaves:
Requires twenty-five Master Jumpers With Weaves class qualifying scores of 100.
[ Agility Trial ]
MJC-Master Century Jumpers With Weaves:
Requires the MJG plus twenty-five additional Master Jumpers With Weaves class qualifying scores of 100.
[ Agility Trial ]
MJG-Master Gold Jumpers With Weaves:
Requires the MJS plus twenty-five additional Master Jumpers With Weaves class qualifying scores of 100.
[ Agility Trial ]
MJP-Master Excellent Jumpers With Weaves Preferred:
For a title, dog must earn 10 qualifying scores in Master Jumpers With Weaves Preferred Agility class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
MJPB-Master Bronze Jumper With Weaves Preferred:
Requires twenty-five Master Jumpers With Weaves Preferred class qualifying scores of 100.
[ Agility Trial ]
MJPC-Master Century Jumper With Weaves Preferred:
Requires the MJPG plus twenty-five additional Master Jumpers With Weaves Preferred class qualifying scores of 100.
[ Agility Trial ]
MJPG-Master Gold Jumper With Weaves Preferred:
Requires the MJPS plus twenty-five additional Master Jumpers With Weaves Preferred class qualifying scores of 100.
[ Agility Trial ]
MJPS-Master Silver Jumper With Weaves Preferred:
Requires the MJPB plus twenty-five additional Master Jumpers With Weaves Preferred class qualifying scores of 100.
[ Agility Trial ]
MJS-Master Silver Jumpers With Weaves:
Requires the MJB plus twenty-five additional Master Jumpers With Weaves class qualifying scores of 100.
[ Agility Trial ]
MNH-Master National Hunter:
For a title, a dog must earn 3 passes at the Master Nationals.
[ Hunting Test ]
MX-Master Agility Excellent:
For a title, dog must earn 10 qualifying scores in Master Agility class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
MXB-Master Bronze Agility:
Requires twenty-five Master Agility class qualifying scores of 100.
[ Agility Trial ]
MXC-Master Century Agility:
Requires the MXG plus twenty-five additional Master Agility class qualifying scores of 100.
[ Agility Trial ]
MXF-Master Excellent FAST
For a title, dog must earn 10 qualifying scores in Master FAST agility class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
MXG-Master Gold Agility:
Requires the MXS plus twenty-five additional Master Agility class qualifying scores of 100.
[ Agility Trial ]
MXJ-Master Excellent Jumpers With Weaves:
For a title, dog must earn 10 qualifying scores in Master Jumpers With Weaves Agility class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
MXP-Master Agility Excellent Preferred:
For a title, dog must earn 10 qualifying scores in Master Agility Preferred class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
MXPB-Master Bronze Agility Preferred:
Requires twenty-five Master Agility Preferred class qualifying scores of 100.
[ Agility Trial ]
MXPC-Master Century Agility Preferred:
Requires the MXPG plus twenty-five additional Master Agility Preferred class qualifying scores of 100.
[ Agility Trial ]
MXPG-Master Gold Agility Preferred:
Requires the MXPS plus twenty-five additional Master Agility Preferred class qualifying scores of 100.
[ Agility Trial ]
MXPS-Master Silver Agility Preferred:
Requires the MXPB plus twenty-five additional Master Agility Preferred class qualifying scores of 100.
[ Agility Trial ]
MXS-Master Silver Agility:
Requires the MXB plus twenty-five additional Master Agility class qualifying scores of 100.
[ Agility Trial ]
NA-Novice Agility:
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in Novice A and/or B Agility class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
NAJ-Novice Agility Jumper:
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in Novice A and/or B Jumpers With Weaves class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
NAP-Novice Agility Preferred:
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in the Novice Agility Preferred class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
NF-Novice FAST
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in Novice A and/or B FAST agility class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
NFP-Novice FAST Preferred
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in Novice A and/or B FAST Preferred agility class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
NJP-Novice Jumpers With Weaves Preferred:
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in the Novice Jumpers With Weaves Preferred class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
OA-Open Agility:
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in Open Agility class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
OAJ-Open Agility Jumper:
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in Open Jumpers With Weaves class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
OAP-Open Agility Preferred:
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in Open Agility Preferred class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
OF-Open FAST
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in Open FAST agility class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
OFP-Open FAST Preferred
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in Open FAST Preferred agility class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
OGM-Obedience Grand Master
The letters OGM may be added after a dog's name when it has earned the 10th level of the Obedience Master title. Only one OGM title will be awarded.
[ Obedience Trial ]
OJP-Open Jumpers With Weaves Preferred:
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in Open Jumpers With Weaves Preferred class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
OM-Obedience Master
The letters OM may be added after a dog's name when it has earned a total of 200 OM points awarded to dogs earning a 190 or better from the Open B and Utility B classes based on the schedule of points established by the AKC Board of Directors. The OM will be followed by a numeric designation indicating the number of times a dog has met the requirements of the OM title up to 10.
[ Obedience Trial ]
PAX-Preferred Agility Excellent
For a title, a dog must achieve 20 double qualifying scores obtained from the Preferred Master Standard agility class and the Preferred Master Jumpers With Weaves class. Qualifying in both the Preferred Master Standard agility class and the Preferred Master Jumpers With Weaves class on the same day equals one (1) double qualifying score.
[ Agility Trial ]
PCD    Pre-Companion Dog:
The letters PCD may be added after a dog's name when it has been certified by 2 different judges to have received qualifying scores in Pre-Novice classes at 3 licensed or member obedience trials.
[ Obedience Trial ]
PCDX    Pre-Companion Dog Excellent:
The letters PCDX may be added after the name of each dog that has been certified by 2 different judges to have received qualifying scores in Pre-Open classes at 3 licensed or member obedience trials.
[ Obedience Trial ]


PUTD    Pre-Utility Dog:
The letters PUTD may be added after the name of each dog that has been certified by 2 different judges to have received qualifying scores in Pre-Utility classes at 3 licensed or member obedience trials.
[ Obedience Trial ]
RN    AKC Rally® Novice:
The letters RN may be added after a dog's name when it has been certified by 2 different judges to have received qualifying scores in Novice classes at 3 licensed or member rally trials.
[ Rally Trial ]
RA    AKC Rally® Advanced:
The letters RA may be added after a dog's name when it has been certified by 2 different judges to have received qualifying scores in Advanced classes at 3 licensed or member rally trials.
[ Rally Trial ]
RE    AKC Rally® Excellent:
The letters RE may be added after a dog's name when it has been certified by 2 different judges to have received qualifying scores in Excellent classes at 3 licensed or member rally trials.
[ Rally Trial ]
RAE    AKC Rally® Advanced Excellent:
To earn an RAE title, the dog must have earned qualifying scores in both Advanced B and Excellent B classes at 10 separate licensed or member rally trials.

A numeric designation will indicate the number of times the dog has met the RAE requirements, i.e. RAE2, RAE3, etc.
[ Rally Trial ]

SHA-Senior Hunter Advanced
An advanced title is earned when a dog passes an additional 5 times with an average qualifying score of 8.0 or higher after earning its SH.
[ Hunting Test ]

T2B-Time 2 Beat:
To earn the T2B title, the dog must receive 15 qualifying scores from the regular Time 2 Beat class and 100 points based on the Time 2 Beat point schedule listed in the Regulations for Agility Trials.
[ Agility Trial ]
T2BP-Time 2 Beat Preferred:
To earn the T2BP title, the dog must receive 15 qualifying scores from the preferred Time 2 Beat class and 100 points based on the Time 2 Beat point schedule listed in the Regulations for Agility Trials.
[ Agility Trial ]
TD-Tracking Dog:
Dog has been certified by two judges to have passed a licensed or member club TD test or any combined TD/TDU/TDX/VST.
[ Tracking Test ]
TDU-Tracking Dog Urban:
Dog certified by two judges to have passed a licensed or member club TDU test or any combined test that offers the TDU test.
[ Tracking Test ]
TDX-Tracking Dog Excellent:
Dog that has been certified by two judges to have passed a licensed or member club TDX, or any combined TD/TDU/TDX/VST tracking tests.
[ Tracking Test ]
THD-Therapy Dog Title:
Dog must be certified/registered by an AKC recognized therapy dog organization and perform 50 therapy dog visits.
TQX-Triple Q Excellent:
Requires the XF title. In order to acquire the Triple Q Excellent title, a dog must receive qualifying scores from the Master Standard Class, the Master Jumpers with Weaves Class and the Master FAST Class on the same day at 10 separate licensed agility trials.
[ Agility Trial ]
TQXP-Triple Q Excellent Preferred:
Requires the XFP title. In order to acquire the Triple Q Excellent Preferred title, a dog must receive qualifying scores from the Master Standard Preferred Class, the Master Jumpers with Weaves Preferred Class, and the Master FAST Preferred Class on the same day at 10 separate licensed agility trials.
[ Agility Trial ]
UD-Utility Dog:
The American Kennel Club will issue a Utility Dog certificate for each registered dog, that has been certified by 2 obedience trial judges as having received qualifying Utility scores at three licensed or member obedience trials.
[ Obedience Trial ]
UDX-Utility Dog Excellent:
To earn a Utility Dog Excellent title, the dog must have received qualifying scores in both Open B and Utility B at 10 separate licensed or member obedience trials.

The letters UDX will be followed by a numeric designation indicating the number of times a dog has met the requirements of the UDX title as defined in the Regulations. (UDX2 for 20 qualifying scores, UDX3 for 30 qualifying scores, UDX4 for 40 qualifying scores, etc.)
[ Obedience Trial ]
VCD1-Versatile Companion Dog 1:
Must complete CD, NA, NAJ, [TD or TDU]
or CD, NAP, NJP, [TD or TDU]
[ Obedience Trial / Agility Trial / Tracking Test ]
VCD2-Versatile Companion Dog 2:
Must complete CDX, OA, OAJ, [TD or TDU]
or CDX, OAP, OJP, [TD or TDU]
[ Obedience Trial / Agility Trial / Tracking Test ]
VCD3-Versatile Companion Dog 3:
Must Complete UD, AX, AXJ, TDX
  or UD, AXP, AJP, TDX
[ Obedience Trial / Agility Trial / Tracking Test ]
VCD4-Versatile Companion Dog 4:
Must complete UDX, MX, MXJ, VST
  or UDX, MXP, MJP, VST
[ Obedience Trial / Agility Trial / Tracking Test ]
VER-Versatility
The letters VER may be added after a dog's name when it has been certified by 2 different judges to have received qualifying scores in Versatility classes at 3 licensed or member obedience trials.
[ Obedience Trial ]
VST-Variable Surface Tracking:
Dog that has been certified by both judges to have passed a licensed or member club Variable Surface Tracking test, or any combined TD/TDU/TDX/VST tracking tests.
[ Tracking Test ]
XF-Excellent FAST
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in Excellent A FAST agility class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
XFP-Excellent FAST Preferred
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in Excellent A FAST Preferred agility class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]

Parent Club Titles

When a dog is entered in an AKC event, the event superintendent or secretary may, but is not required to, include recognized Parent Club titles in the catalog.

Other Recognized Titles

When a dog is entered in an AKC event, the event superintendent or secretary may, but is not required to, include recognized NAFA titles in the catalog.

North American Flyball Association (NAFA) Titles
Title    Title Name
FDCh-Flyball Dog Champion
FM-Flyball Master
ONYX
ONYX



Retrievers:

Win a National Championship Stake or

Win 10 points, with at least 5 points and 1 first place in:

Open All-Age
Limited All-Age
Special All-Age
Restricted All-Age

No more than 5 points may be obtained in trials not open to all breeds of retrievers.

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