About GRCA

Applications: For Certain Trophies & Awards

The Golden Retriever Club of America offers eight awards or trophies that must be applied for in each year. Some of these are determined by qualifications, some through nominations by GRCA members. Click on the name of the award for further information and/or application forms.

Deadline February 28 of current year:

OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS:

Gold Standard Award

Deadline June 01 of current year:

CONFORMATION:

Ginger Gotcher Memorial Trophy 

MULTIPLE VENUES:

Bill Lester Memorial Trophy – Conformation and Field

NOC OTCH DD’s Dreams Do Come True UDX26 OGM RE TDX JH VCD1 CCA WCX VCX OBHF Trophy– Obedience with an AKC or GRCA Agility, Tracking, Rally, and Field Title

FOR JUNIORS:

Junior Handler of the Year Trophy – Junior Showmanship

Junior Achievement Award– A Variety of Contributions

FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO THE BREED:

Rachel Page Elliott Featherquest Lifetime Achievement Award

Vern Bower Humanitarian Award