"Annual award to the Sires and Dams of German Shepherd Dog progeny who achieve obedience, herding, tracking, agility titles and/or Schutzhund degrees."

The purpose of the Training Achievement Award:

  1. To provide incentive to owners of German Shepherd Dogs to exhibit in Performance Trials and Tests.

  2. To give breeders more incentive to encourage buyers to train and show their dogs.

  3. To stimulate more exhibitors to show their dogs in breed and performance events so that there would be more multi-titled German Shepherd Dogs.

  4. To provide the union of or "bridge the gap" between breed exhibitors and performance competitors to common goals.

  5. To demonstrate to the public the usefulness of the German Shepherd Dog and that they can compete successfully in all types of competition.

 

 

2006 Top Ten Sires:

POINT
TOTAL
1 PAM Trommel's Born to Fly Solo UDX, HS, AX, AXI 185
2 OTCH. Ashmead's Con Brio of Dulcimer UDX, TDX 140
3 Ingo Degen von Fernheim SchH III, IPO1, CDX, TC, FH2 130
4 MACH2 Kiahaus Diamond Rio CD, MX, MXJ 110
5 Lindau' Theif of All Hearts 100
5 Ch. Falkora Joe Pye v Kubistraum 100
6 Ch. Tolhaus T-Ho Tuscany TC 85
7 Ch. Rocknoll's Mackinca 75
8 2x Select Ex. Ch. Karagin's Hoodlum of Castlehill ROM 65
9 DeBrut's Man O' War NAP, NJP, TC, HIC, CGC, CDX, PT 60
10 Ch. Jaccar-Rivendell's Brando HSAs, TC 55
10 Ch. Dan-Ann's Nasdaq ROM 55


2006 Top Ten Dams:

1 OTCh. Ashmead's Sizlin' Pyrotekniks UDX TD HS 185
2 OTCH Bella vom Highland Haus UDX, TD, NJP, B 140
3 J-Mar's Hot Stuff UDX5 NA NAJ 120
3 Ch. OTCH PAM DeBrut's Moonshadow UDX AX AXJ HT RE 120
4 Kubistraum's Enchanted Eve CD TC ROM 100
5 HCH Klaatu Berrada Nicto HSAsdc, HSBd, HXCs, HIBs, B, CD, AD, HGH 90
6 Dawnhill's I'm A Scoundrel CDX, TD, CGC, TC 85
7 Nike-Clayfield Karen Briggs 70
8 Ch. Scherzar's Zoria 65
8 Griffin's Tulsa Griffin 65
9 Ch. Merkel's Hearts Are Wild CD TD HIC 55
10 Rivendell Utopia Sachet Jericho 45
10 Dawnhill's Spur of the Moment CD 45


 

GUIDELINES: 

  1. In order to qualify, the progeny must have been awarded a placement ribbon in a breed conformation class at an AKC point show.  Or received a breed survey Korklasse 1 (KKI 1).  Or a letter written by an AKC judge licensed to judge German Shepherd Dogs, stating the progeny is free from disqualifying faults.

  2. Points for AKC titles will not accumulate for the owners of the sire or the owners of the dam if the owners are not members of the GSDCA or until their applications for membership has been received by the GSDCA.  POINTS WILL NOT BE AWARDED RETROACTIVELY.

  3. Points for the GSDCA, GSDCA-WDA, DVG or USCA degrees will not accumulate for the owners of the sire or owners of the dam if the owners are not member of the GSDCA or until their applications for membership has been received by the club.

  4. Owners of the sires and dams would be required to provide the awards chairperson with the following information:

    1. Completely filled out ATAA program form.
    2. A copy of the AKC, GSDCA-WDA, DVG and/or USCA certificate (which they must acquire from the progeny's owners) or a copy of the page in the AKC Awards where title is published.
  5. All titles earned during the regular calendar year will count for the "Annual High Score Award".
  6. Results will be published in the September issue of "The German Shepherd Dog Review" with the following information:
    1. The top ten scoring sires and dams will be listed with the names of their owners and the names of their titled progeny.
    2. All sires and dams that have accumulated a minimum of 25 points will be listed with the names of their owners.
  7. A plaque (or suitable award) will be presented at the awards ceremony at the national Specialty Show to the owners of the highest scoring sire and the highest scoring dam (i.e. 1996 awards would be presented at the 1997 National).
  8. Beginning with the 1991 National, a plaque or (suitable award) will be presented at the National Specialty Show to the owners of the sire and dam with the highest accumulation of training achievement points.  These points will be cumulative from 1988.