Member Awards


The awards committee, consisting of Betty Gardner, Jean Wilkins and Jo Kendig, have determined that none of us feel comfortable in conducting our awards party as we have in the past because of the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic.   After speaking with our president, Russ Bobb, the awards party for 2020, usually held in January 2021, will be canceled. It was decided that we will combine all 2020 titles with the 2021 titles earned next year, to be presented at the Awards Party in January 2022.  

However, please submit this year’s Award Forms (see links below) by January 9, 2021 so that we may recognize your 2020 awards in the January issue of the Dumbbell!

Awards and Titles submitted for 2020

Are you an Oriole member and have a recent award you would like to celebrate with one of those nice photos on the Oriole Awards Wall?  Instructions for submitting your photo and information are here.

Oriole also recognizes and celebrates all of our members’ achievements on an annual basis at our traditional January Awards Party.

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Recognition is given by Oriole for all titles earned in any of the activities for which the club offers training classes or licensed trials. In addition, the club recognizes dogs and handlers who have achieved titles in other activities through our Performance Dog Awards program.


Congratulations to all our Award Recipients for 2019


The following information and deadlines apply to all future awards celebrations so that members can see what titles are recognized and what steps they will need to follow to receive awards recognition.

All title information must be received by December 20th of the current year in order to have time to order and prepare the awards for presentation at Oriole’s annual General Membership meeting and Awards Party in January.   Award requirements are laid out in the Annual Awards Requirements document.

Club members use the appropriate application forms (links below) to register with our Awards Coordinator.  You can access these documents in PDF format:

  • Award Application for special Obedience Awards:  PDF
  • Award Application for Medallion Plaques:                   PDF
  • Award Application for Performance Dog Awards:   PDF
  • K9Nosework Award:                                                                  PDF
  • Agility Award Application for Obstacle Replicas:      PDF

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