American Lhasa Apso Club Annual Awards

Rules & Procedures

ALAC Awards Form – PDF

To be eligible for recognition the owner of the Lhasa Apso must be a member of ALAC in good standing at the time the title or award is achieved.

Championship, Obedience, & Agility Titles: Any ALAC member whose dog completed Championship, CD, CDX, UD, UDT, RN, RA, RE, RAE, NA, NAJ, OA, OAJ, AX, AXJ, MX, MXJ, & MACH will receive an awards plaque. The Awards Chairman must be notified of the date the title was completed and must submit the AKC Gazette issue in which the title is confirmed or a copy of the AKC title certificate. Owners of more than one eligible dog will receive one plaque with both names listed. If a single plaque for each dog is desired, there will be a $15.00 charge payable IN ADVANCE for each plaque after the first plaque, which is offered by ALAC. Co-owners may also purchase duplicate plaques at $15.00 each, payable in advance.

The following awards will be recognized in the Awards Program and the Awards Video. If a plaque is desired, they can be purchased at $20.00, PAYABLE TO ALAC IN ADVANCE.

Register of Merit-Sire: To qualify the sire must have produced five (5) champion get. The recognition will come in the year the 5th champion is confirmed in the AKC Gazette. The dog need not be living to qualify for the ROM status. The owner of the stud must submit the name of the sire along with a list of the champion get including the month and year of the AKC Gazette or a copy of the AKC title certificate for confirmation. Dogs eligible in a previous year will be given ROM status by applying as above but they will not be included in the Video.

Register of Merit-Dam: To qualify the dam must have produced three (3) champion get. The recognition will come in the year the 3rd champion is confirmed in the AKC Gazette. The dog need not be living to qualify for the ROM status. The owner of the dam must submit the name of the dam along with a list of the champion get including the month and year of the AKC Gazette or a copy of the AKC title certificate for confirmation. Dogs eligible in a previous year will be given ROM status by applying as above but they will not be included in the Video.

Register of Merit-Breeder: To qualify the ALAC breeder must have produced ten (10) champions. The recognition will come in the year the 10th champion is confirmed in the AKC Gazette. The dog need not be living to qualify for the ROM status. The breeder must submit a list of the champions bred including the month and year of the AKC Gazette or a copy of the AKC title certificate for confirmation. Breeders eligible in a previous year will be given ROM status by applying as above but they will not be included in the Video.

Register of Merit-Obedience: To qualify the ALAC member must have completed three (3) obedience titles. The recognition will come in the year the 3rd title is confirmed in the AKC Gazette. The owner must submit a list of the titles completed including the month and year of the AKC Gazette or a copy of the AKC title certificate for confirmation. Owners eligible in a previous year will be given ROM status by applying as above but they will not be included in the Video.

Register of Merit-Rally: To qualify the ALAC member must have completed three (3) Rally titles that include one Rally Advanced level. The recognition will come in the year the 3rd title is confirmed in the AKC Gazette. The owner must submit a list of the titles completed including the month and year of the AKC Gazette or a copy of the AKC title certificate for confirmation. Owners eligible in a previous year will be given ROM status by applying as above but they will not be included in the Video.

Register of Merit-Agility: To qualify the ALAC member must have completed six (6) agility titles. The recognition will come in the year the 6th title is confirmed in the AKC Gazette. The owner must submit a list of the titles completed including the month and year of the AKC Gazette or a copy of the AKC title certificate for confirmation. Owners eligible in a previous year will be given ROM status by applying as above but they will not be included in the Video.

Versatility Certificate (VC): To qualify for this recognition the Lhasa Apso must be an AKC CHAMPION and have earned two titles out of the three following venues:

  1. OBEDIENCE (CD Title minimum)
  2. RALLY (RA title minimum)
  3. AGILITY (NA or NAJ Minimum)

Versatility Certificate Excellent (VCX): To qualify for this recognition the Lhasa Apso must have a VC title and have earned one (1) title out of the three following venues:

  1. TRACKING CERTIFICATE (TD minimum)
  2. HERDING CERTIFICATE (HS title minimum)
  3. DELTA SOCIETY PET THERAPY CERTIFICATE

Top Producers of the Year: ALAC will recognize the top producing sire and the top-producing dam for each year. To be eligible, the owner who thinks their dog or bitch will qualify must submit a list of champion get with AKC Gazette confirmation or a copy of the AKC Champion certificate.

National Specialty: Recognition will be given to the ALAC member whose Lhasa Apso wins Best of Breed at the previous National Specialty. COST $20.00
Recognition will be given to the Lhasa Apsos, owned by ALAC members, receiving a SELECT designation at the National. COST $15.00

All-Breed Best in Show: ALAC recognizes the Lhasa Apso owned by an ALAC member winning the most Best in Shows in the award year. COST $20.00

Group Placement Award: This award is calculated by computing points based on group placements won between January 1st and December 31st. Points are awarded on the following basis: Group 1st – 4 points, Group 2nd – 3 points, Group 3rd – 2 points, Group 4th – 1 point. The Awards Chairman keeps the record and the Lhasa Apso who accumulates the most points receives the award. The minimum number of group placements is 10. ALAC recognizes both dogs and bitches. COST $20.00

Obedience All-Breed High in Trial: Recognition to the ALAC member owning the Lhasa Apso who wins High in Trial at an All-Breed show. COST $15.00

Top Twenty Register of Merit Sires and Dams Listing: Each year the top 20 ROM sires and Dams will be listed in the program. In order to keep this list accurate for the current year, owners should submit up dates on their dogs that are already on the list or should be on the list.

MAIL 0R FAX COMPLETED FORM NO LATER THAN JULY 1ST

Jan Graunke
ALAC Awards Chairman
12210 CTH JJ
Reedsville, WI 54230
920-946-4300
e-mail: goldentulhasaapso@gmail.com

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