GRCA Awards

Gold Standard Award

The deadline for the annual GRCA Gold Standard Award is February 28 of each year. This award is presented to honor a Golden Retriever who performs honorable, heroic acts or who enriches, inspires or contributes to the lives of individuals and communities during the previous year’s period. The owner of a nominated dog need not be a GRCA member. Nominations should be in the form of a 500-word or less description of how the Golden Retriever has demonstrated excellence. Please include photo of the dog, dog’s name, sex, age and AKC number, owner’s name, address and telephone number (email address if applicable), and the name, address, telephone number (and email address) of the GRCA member making the nomination. Nominations must be postmarked by February 28 of the current year and mailed to the GRCA Secretary. The Board of Directors shall determine the winning nomination at the Mid Year Board Meeting.