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THE NSDTR CLUB OF CANADA REGISTER OF MERIT AWARD IS AVAILABLE TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE NOVA SCOTIA DUCK TOLLING RETRIEVER CLUB OF CANADA

The Register of Merit (ROM) and Register of Merit Excellent (ROMX) Awards have been established to recognize a sire or dam’s outstanding contribution to the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever breed in Canada through the accomplishments of their offspring.

Approved ROM and ROMX applicants will receive a congratulatory letter and certificate from the NSDTR Club of Canada recognizing their accomplishment, and will be recognized in Toller Talk as well as the official Club web site.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide all required documentation.

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Register of Merit/Excellent Recipients

Requirements of Sires and Dams | Rules | Point Schedule | Examples

ROM Application Form: Word or PDF

Applications are to be completed and sent to the Coordinator:

Dawn O'Leary
6830 Fernbank Road, Stittsville, ON L2S 1B6
613.831.9961 doleary@xplornet.com

REQUIREMENTS FOR SIRES

ROM

  1. Accumulate at least 100 points from titles of his progeny; and
  2. The 100 points must be accumulated from ten (10) individual qualified progeny; and
  3. Five (5) individual get must have been awarded the title of CKC Champion; and
  4. At least three (3) individual progeny must have been awarded a CKC Working           Certificate or Hunt Test title
  5. To maintain the versatility of our breed, remaining points are to be from any category except conformation with one exception: 5 points for a championship earned from a recognized, non-CKC organization will be accepted allowing the total progeny with earned Championship titles to be six (6)

ROMX

  1. Accumulate at least 200 points from titles of his progeny; and
  2. The 200 points must have been accumulated from twenty (20) individual qualified progeny; and
  3. Ten (10) individual get must have been awarded the title of CKC Champion; and
  4. At least six (6) individual progeny must have been awarded a CKC Working Certificate or Hunt Test title.
  5. To maintain the versatility of our breed, remaining points are to be from any category except conformation with one exception: 5 points for a championship earned from a recognized, non-CKC organization will be accepted allowing the total progeny with earned Championship titles to be eleven (11).


REQUIREMENTS FOR DAMS

ROM

  1. Accumulate at least 60 points from titles of her progeny; and
  2. The 60 points must have been accumulated from six (6) individual qualified progeny; and
  3. Three (3) individual get must have been awarded the title of CKC Champion; and
  4. At least two (2) individual progeny must have been awarded a CKC Working certificate or CKC Hunt Test titles.
  5. To maintain the versatility of our breed, remaining points are to be from any category except conformation with one exception: 5 points for a championship earned from a recognized, non-CKC organization will be accepted allowing the total progeny with earned Championship titles to be four (4).


ROMX

  1. Accumulate at least 120 points from titles of her progeny; and
  2. The 120 points must have been accumulated from twelve (12) individual qualified progeny; and
  3. Six (6) individual get must have been awarded the title of CKC Champion; and
  4. At least four (4) individual progeny must have been awarded a CKC Working certificate or CKC Hunt Test titles.
  5. To maintain the versatility of our breed, remaining points are to be from any category except conformation with one exception: 5 points for a championship earned from a recognized, non-CKC organization will be accepted allowing the total progeny with earned Championship titles to be seven (7).
  1. This is a one time award which must be applied for by the owner or breeder of the stud dog or bitch. The application is to be completed once all requirements for the award have been obtained.
  2. All applicants must be a member in good standing of the NSDTR Club of Canada for at least one year before an application is made.
  3. In order to establish qualification, all documentation must be sent to the ROM Administrator by email or regular post. Please do not send original documents as they will not be returned.
  4. All qualifying progeny born after July 1, 2008 must be in compliance with the current NSDTR Club of Canada Code of Ethics.  The COE can be found at: http://www.toller.ca/code.html
  5. The name, date and location of CKC title earned must be provided to ROM Administrator as proof of certification achieved by qualifying progeny. Copies of CKC certificates may be requested by the Administrator if he/she is unable to verify titles with the CKC. In the case of titles from recognized, non-CKC organizations, a certificate or official letter from the awarding organization must be sent with the application.
  6. Only one non-CKC title in each of the accepted disciplines is allowed. Recognized non-CKC organizations are AKC, ARBA, UKC, HRC, NAHRA, KC, FCI and recognized Australian kennel clubs. Other organizations will be considered case-by-case by the Executive of the day.
  7. Points are not cumulative. If the dog has earned a WC, it is awarded 10 points. If the same dog earns a WCI, the WCI points replace the WC points (i.e. this dog would have a total of 15 points, not 25).

POINT SCHEDULE

CONFORMATION:
•          5 - any non-CKC championship from a recognized organization*
•        10 - CKC Champion 

FIELD:
•          5 - any non-CKC field title from a recognized organization*
        WORKING CERTIFICATE
•        10 - WC Working Certificate
•        15 - WCI Working Certificate Intermediate
•        20 - WCX Working Certificate Excellent
        HUNT TESTS
•        15 - JH Junior Hunter
•        25 - SH Senior Hunter
•        30 - MH Master Hunter
•        35 - GMH Grand Master Hunter
       FIELD TRIALS
•        20 – Any Placement
•        35 – Any Field Title

OBEDIENCE:
•          5 - any non-CKC obedience title from a recognized organization*
•        10 - CD Companion Dog
•        15 - CDX Companion Dog Excellent
•        20 - OTCH Obedience Trial Champion
•        25 - OTCHX Obedience Trial Champion Excellent
•        30 - MOTCH Master Obedience Trial Champion
•        35 - GMOTCH Grand Master Obedience Trial Champion

RALLY OBEDIENCE:
•          5 - any non-CKC obedience title from a recognized organization*
•          5 - RN Rally Novice
•        10 - RA Rally Advanced
•        15 - RE Rally Excellent
•        20 - RAE Rally Advanced Excellent

AGILITY:
•          5 - any non-CKC agility title from a recognized organization*
•          5 – AG.N. or Ag. N. J.  (Novice)
•        10 – AG. I or AG. J. I.    (Intermediate)
•        15 - AG. X. or AG. J. X    (Excellent)
•        20 – AG. M. X or AG. M. X. J.   (Masters)

TRACKING:
•          5 - any non-CKC tracking title from a recognized organization*
•          5 - TD Tracking dog
•        10 - TDX Tracking Dog Excellent

DOBIRSTEIN AWARD:
•        5

SERVICE DOG
Dogs working in Therapy, Search and Rescue, Border/ Airport Security etc.
•        5

* A reminder that only one (1) non-CKC title in each of the accepted disciplines is allowed. Recognized non-CKC organizations are AKC, ARBA, UKC, HRC, NAHRA, KC, FCI and recognized Australasian kennel clubs. Other organizations will be considered case-by-case by the Executive of the day.

EXAMPLES

A) ROM - SIRE

CH RED DOG

10

CH BLUE DOG

10

CH ORANGE DOG

10

CH GREEN DOG

10

CH YELLOW DOG

10

PURPLE DOG WC

10

BLACK DOG WC

10

GREY DOG WC

10

WHITE DOG CD

10

BROWN DOG RA

10


TOTAL MUST BE ≥ 100


100

B) ROM - DAM

CH RED DOG

10

CH BLUE DOG

10

CH ORANGE DOG

10

AKC CH PINK DOG (non-CKC)

5

GREEN DOG WC

10

YELLOW DOG JH

10

PURPLE DOG AKC CD (non-CKC)

5


TOTAL MUST BE ≥ 60


60

 C) ROMX - SIRE

CH RED DOG

10

CH BLUE DOG

10

CH ORANGE DOG

10

CH GREEN DOG

10

CH YELLOW DOG

10

CH PURPLE DOG

10

CH BLACK DOG

10

CH GREY DOG

10

CH WHITE DOG

10

CH BROWN DOG

10

SILVER DOG WC

10

GOLD DOG WC

10

TEAL DOG JH

15

AQUA DOG JH

15

PINK DOG WC

10

BRONZE DOG WC

10

CH CORAL DOG WCI

15

PEACH DOG TDI (non-CKC)

5

INDIGO DOG AGN

5

GMH OTCH CH IVORY DOG RAE TDX

85


TOTAL MUST BE ≥ 200


295

D) ROMX - DAM

CH RED DOG

10

CH BLUE DOG

10

CH ORANGE DOG

10

CH GREEN DOG

10

CH YELLOW DOG

10

CH PURPLE DOG WC

20

BLACK DOG WC

10

GREY DOG JH

15

CH WHITE DOG JH

15

CH BROWN DOG WC CD

25

SILVER DOG AgN (non-CKC)

5

GOLD DOG RN

5


TOTAL MUST BE ≥ 120


145

 

   
     
Updated:
November 19, 2017