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SOTC 2016 Awards Application
Each year, SOTC honors members and their dogs, who have earned titles and certificates in various events. If you want your dog included, you must fill out and send in the form below. Flyball forms please turn into Louie Hellard (email@example.com) and the remainder may be turned into Joan Leopold (firstname.lastname@example.org) either by mail or emailing the form. The deadline for completed applications is November 14th in order to be received in time for our Awards Dinner on December 3rd. Please use one form for one title for each dog for Oct. 2015 - Oct. 2016 only. (Note: Please remember that the name plates are only so big, so please be mindful of the length of the titles (# of titles to be on the name plate) so that the engraving can be read.)
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The Hubbard Award
The prestigious Hubbard Award is an annual award earned by an SOTC member in good standing who trained his or her dog at SOTC for an AKC obedience title. This award program was established in 1980 by Noreen Hubbard in memory of her husband, Will. Will and Noreen raised, trained and showed dogs and actively supported SOTC. Noreen was benefactor and managed the Award until her death in 1999. SOTC voted to perpetuate and fund the award and Fran Lindstrom now administers it.
There is a point formula used based upon the scores and placements earned for the three legs toward specific AKC obedience titles. All legs for one title must be earned between December 1 and November 30. The Award consists of the winner's name added to the Hubbard Award plaque which is displayed at the SOTC building, with a small individual trophy for the winner, and $50.00.
The absolute deadline is the last week in November and the award is presented at the annual holiday awards dinner in December.
One frequently asked question relates to scores and placements from obedience trials by other registries, i.e., United Kennel Club (UKC), Australian Shepherd Club of America (ASCA) or World Wide Kennel Club (WWKC), etc. Are they eligible? Answer: No. As established by Noreen, the Hubbard Award uses only the original regular AKC obedience titles, Companion Dog (CD), Companion Dog Excellent (CDX) and Utility Dog (UD).
Click HERE to download the Hubbard Award Application form. Mail the Hubbard Award Application with complete information regarding the name of the trial, location, date and score and placement to:
3317 Pine Valley Drive
Sarasota, Florida 34239
For any other information or questions, please contact Fran Lindstrom at 941.922.2191 or email her at email@example.com.
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