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GRCA Awards for People

Junior Achievement Award

The Junior Achievement Award is designed to recognize young people for their varied interests with the dogs, and to encourage well-rounded participation in all facets of dog ownership. Learn more now!

Vern Bower Humanitarian Award

In 1989, the GRCA Board of Directors approved the Vern Bower Humanitarian Award for the purpose of recognizing those who have made exemplary contributions to the Golden Retriever… Learn more now!

Rachel Page Elliott Featherquest Lifetime Achievement Award

In March, 2009 the dog fancy worldwide and particularly the Golden Retriever community lost one of our most beloved and most valuable assets. To commemorate the life and the impact of… Learn more now!

GRCA Randy Schepper Sportsmanship Award

This award is presented at the GRCA National Specialty Annual Meeting to an individual who deserves special recognition for making a difference in the Sport of Purebred Dogs, who embodies the AKC Code of Sportsmanship, and who has been an active and valued member of GRCA. Learn more now!