Marshbanks awards several trophies on an annual basis to members and their dogs. The following are pictures of the awards, the requirements for the award, and the forms you need to fill out and submit to the Awards Chair.
To see pictures of the awards and read about the requirements, click on the link in the left column or scroll down the page. To see the related form, click on the link in the right column.
THE 2019 ANNUAL TROPHY WINNERS ARE LISTED UNDER EACH TROPHY. CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE WINNERS!!
2019 Winner – Not Applied for
This trophy, awarded by Walt and June Faubion, is awarded to the dog earning the lowest qualifying score, regular class, in obedience for the year (AKC, CKC, UKC).
2019 Winner – Not Applied For
This trophy, offered by Ed and Marallyn Wight, in honor and memory of Kyrie Genever Am/Can UDTDX, WC, first Golden Retriever to earn a TDX at a National GRCA Specialty, Anthea of Setherwood Am/Can UDTDX, first Golden Retriever to earn a TDX in Canada, and all their other tracking Kyrie Goldens, is a traveling trophy to be engraved with the member’s and dog’s name earning a tracking title (TD, TDX, VST, CT) from the AKC or CKC. The trophy may be held by each titlest until the next one earning a title. It should be presented at the next Club meeting, or the Annual Banquet, whichever comes first.
Members should fill out this form and submit it to the Awards Chair.
In Memory of HRCH Riverwoods Grizz L’Bear CD, MH, WCX – “Grizz”
2019 Winner – Wynwood’s Over the Top MH** – Renee Schulte
The Riverwoods Hunting Trophy is awarded annually to recognize the handler and Golden Retriever team that has achieved the highest point total on the basis of successful completions of Hunting Tests for Retrievers (AKC and UKC) and Working Certificates for Golden Retrievers (GRCA).
The purpose of the Riverwoods Hunting Trophy is to encourage active and continuing participation in non-competitive field events by members of the Marshbanks Golden Retriever Club of South Central Michigan (“Marshbanks”), and to acknowledge the achievements of Golden Retrievers in the field.
Criteria for the Riverwoods Hunting Trophy:
- Handler shall be a full, associate or honorary member of Marshbanks in good standing during the year of the award. Handler shall have been the owner or co-owner of the dog at the time the events took place.
- The dog shall be a Golden Retriever.
- Hunt Tests shall be events licensed by the American Kennel Club (AKC), and by the Hunting Retriever Club of the United Kennel Club (UKC/H.R.C.).
- Working Certificates and Working Certificates Excellent shall be events approved by the Golden Retrieve] Club of America (GRCA).
- Trophy points shall be awarded for an individual dog on the following basis for each qualifying event during the calendar year. Working Certificate/Excellent points shall be credited for each time the dog qualifies.
Honoring the Memory of SHR St. Andrew Baron of Riverwoods CD, JH, WC – “Bear”
2019 Winner’s :
SHR Northfield Moon Dog JH WC – Laura Voncina
SHR Topmast Hot ‘N Spicy Chili JH – Pat Swallows
Topmast Traveling with Scotti JH,WC – Pat Swallows
Criteria for the Riverwood’s Novice Hunting Award
The Riverwoods Novice Hunting Award is presented annually to recognize a Handler/Dog team that ha earned two or more Novice hunting titles during the calendar year.
The purpose of the Riverwoods Novice Hunting Award is to encourage active participation by member: of the Marshbanks Golden Retriever Club of South Central Michigan (“Marshbanks”) in the hunting test programs of the American Kennel Club (AKC), the Hunting Retriever Club of the United States Kennel Club (UKC/H.R.C.), and the Golden Retriever Club of America (GRCA).
2019 Winner – Topmast Kick-a-poo Joy Juice CD SH AX OAJ OF WCX VC CCA – Jan Masica & Carol Rebbeck
The dog must earn points in at least two different categories. In event of a tie, the award will go to the dog with the dog representing the greatest number of categories (breadth).
Points will be awarded for AKC licensed events and GRCA events only (WC, WCX, CCA). In order to receive the points, the owner must handle the dog. Dogs handled by a professional or person other than the owner will receive 1⁄2 of the points indicated.
2019 Winner – Not Applied For
This trophy is offered by Jan Masica, honoring the memory of MACH2 Stonehedge Hades Lady Sadie, VCD2, VCX, MX, MXJ, AJP, TDX, CDX, JH, WC, CCA, CGC. The purpose of the award is to encourage handlers to continue to train and compete in a variety of venues with their senior retrievers. This is a traveling trophy. All retrievers, 7 years of age and older, who have earned either an AKC Versatility title, a GRCA Versatility title, or a Versatility title from their respective breed national club, during the calendar year are eligible for the award. More than one dog may receive the award within the year. NOTE: ALL RETRIEVERS are eligible for this award.
2019 Winner – Wynwood’s Briar Rose CGC BN CCA CD – Mary Anzalone
This trophy is offered by Renee Schulte. All breeds, owned by members in good standing, are eligible for this trophy. It is awarded to the member-owned dog with the highest average from all AKC qualifying obedience scores earned for the calendar year. Scores to be earned in Novice A/B, Open A/B and/or Utility A/B.
2019 Winner – Keeper’s Golden Gait RAE RM – Mary Anzalone
Honoring the Memory of
URX UROC Wilma CGC RAE2 BN CD TKI RATN
Wilma’s Rally Award is presented annually to recognize a Handler/Dog team that has earned a high level Rally title during the calendar year. The purpose of Wilma’s Rally Award is to encourage members of Marshbanks Golden Retriever Club to continue competing in Rally to earn the higher level titles, in both the
American Kennel Club (AKC), the United Kennel Club (UKC). Please submit your completed Wilma’s Rally Award form and mail to the Awards Chair