MFGRC News and Notes – August 15, 2018

CLUB MEETING SEPT. 2 — The next general meeting of the Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club will be on Sunday, Sept. 2, at the DOCOF competition in the Events Center at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Fla. DOCOF (Dog Obedience Clubs of Florida) is an annual team obedience competition involving 30 teams from around the state. The meeting will begin when DOCOF breaks for lunch, which will be at approximately noon. Meeting location will be the lobby of the Events Center and members should bring their own chairs for the meeting. Osceola Heritage Park is located at 1875 Silver Spur Lane, Kissimmee, FL 34744. DOCOF competition begins at 8 a.m. and MFGRC members are invited to come early and watch some of the very unique event. IMPORTANT NOTE: Club members should NOT bring their dogs to the meeting.

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MFGRC Announces Year-End Award Recipients

The Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club announced its 2017 year-end awards recipients and winners at the club’s annual Christmas party on Dec. 16 at the home of Ann Rowe in Sorrento, Florida.

2017 Year-End Dog and Competition Awards

Agility Dog of the Year

MACH2 Knox’s Singing My Praises MXG MJG MFB TQX T2B4 CA DJ (Singer)

Owner: Pat Carlile

Field Dog of the Year

GCH Loralei’s Eddie Would Go, BISS, BOSS (Eddie)

Owner: Laura Topping

Obedience Dog of the Year

Magik’s Top of the Line RN BN (Lexus)

Owner: Ann Rowe

Rally Dog of the Year

Magik’s Top of the Line RN BN (Lexus)

Owner: Ann Rowe

Show Dog of the Year

Richwood Winds Aloft SH WC (Tuuli)

Owner: Kristin Sipus

Versatility Dog of the Year

Not presented

Fallchase Owner-Handler Award:

Kristin Sipus

Gold Standard Award

Anney Doucette

2017 Year-End Club Member Awards

Mover and Shaker Award

Pat Kopco and Mike Orloff

Above and Beyond Award

Ralph and Maria Orlando

Lloyd Kiernan Award for Service to the Club:

Ted Misilo

Member of the Year

Lisa Boudreau

MFGRC Announces Year-End Award Recipients

The Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club announced its 2016 year-end awards recipients and winners at the club’s annual Christmas party on Dec. 16 at the home of Dee Thibodeaux in Sorrento, Fla.

2016 Year-End Dog and Competition Awards

Field Dog of the Year
GCH Richwood Wing-T Workin’ Like A Dog MH WCX DDHF (Ballyhoo)
Owner: Anney Doucette

Versatility Dog of the Year
Mach Deauxquest it’s A Hot UD RN MXC MJC DJ (Sizzle)
Owner: Dee and John Thibodeaux

Obedience Dog of the Year
Mach Deauxquest it’s A Hot UD RN MXC MJC DJ (Sizzle)
Owner: Dee and John Thibodeaux

Agility Dog of the Year
MACH2 Knox’s Singing My Praises MXG MJC MFB TQX T2B4 CA DJ (Singer)
Owner: Pat Carlile

Fallchase Owner-Handler Award:
Anney Doucette

2016 Year-End Club Member Awards

Mover and Shaker Award
Pat Carlile

Above and Beyond Award
John Thibodeaux

Lloyd Kiernan Award:
Andy Hall

Members of the Year
Tom and T.J. Misilo

Gold Standard Challenge

GOLD STANDARD CHALLENGE 2016-smallHi everyone,
Time to start thinking about applying for year end awards. If you and your dog have competed in both conformation and field you are eligible to apply for the gold standard challenge. See point schedule in attachment.

Reminder to all you show dogs….we have a WC/WCX coming up October 8,

I’m very excited for everyone to see the beautiful custom made trophy, it will be presented at the annual Christmas party in December.

Please have you points earned in by December 2, 2016 dogs can be handled by multiple owners in different venue.

you can snail mail:
Kristin Sipus
4751 SE 216th Ave.
Morriston, Florida 32668
or email:
kjsipus@aol.com

Gold Standard Challenge 2016 (PDF)

Entry Form Now Available for MFGRC Year-End Awards

The entry form for the Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club’s annual year-end awards is now available for club members who meet the award criteria.

The following awards will be presented:

  • Show Dog of the Year
  • Obedience Dog of the Year
  • Rally Dog of the Year
  • Tracking Dog of the Year
  • Field Dog of the Year
  • Agility Dog of the Year
  • Versatility Award
  • Fallchase Owner Handler Award

The award period runs from December 1, 2017, through November 29, 2018. The entry deadline is November 30, 2018, at midnight, and eligibility requirements are explained on the Entry Form.