Stars/Trophies

Stars & Trophies

Each year the Movers and Shakers recognize members of the club who either contribute to the club or working in team with their Portuguese Water Dog achieve titles in various venues or win trophies in Water Trials.

Star Awards - Engraved Holiday ornaments are given at the Annual Holiday Gathering for members with titlists (in any venue) over the year.

The Paul Johnson Memorial Trophy is awarded for the first member to win a breed championship in the year handling their own dog. 

The Member of the Year Trophy acknowledges a member(s) who has contributed extraordinary service, time and talents to the operations of the club.

Memorial perpetual trophies are awarded at the Southern Splash Water Trial Each Year:

o   Flebotte Trophy – first Club member team (handler/dog) in the year to earn an Apprentice water title at the M&S Trial.

o   Lua’s Working Water Dog Challenge Trophy - first Club member team (handler/dog) in the year to earn a Working water title at the M&S Trial.

o   Lady-Go-Diver Trophy - first Club member team (handler/dog) in the year to earn a Courier water title at the M&S Trial.

In addition, the club awards 

  • Rosettes, ribbons and prizes for the annual supported entry winnersv Rosettes, ribbons and prizes for the annual supported entry winners (conformation and performance events).
  • Rosettes and prizes for our water trial titlists, qualifiers and participants.
  • A Donation to the PWDCA National Specialty silent auction which supports PWD rescue.
  • A Donation to the PWDCA National Specialty theme basket raffle which supports PWD health-related issues.

None of this would be possible without the generous support and contributions from our members.