HALL OF FAME REQUIREMENTS

The American Bloodhound Club Hall of Fame
nominations are due annually by July 31st for each category.

The American Bloodhound Club offers both the Hall of Fame recognition for qualified dogs, a Certificate of Recognition for AKC CGC, CGCA, Trick Dog, and Therapy, and continued registry of titles attained by Hall of Fame dogs. The purpose of these awards is to honor the hard work and accomplishment of members and their hounds.

To begin the process, click on the appropriate application listed below. Please use the online application. Supporting documents should be scanned and emailed to the Hall of Fame coordinator. Only titles recognized by the American Bloodhound Club and those AKC titles recognized by the ABC are eligible. The applicant is responsible for providing all the required support documents. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide accuracy for proper spelling (dogs and owner(s), titles earned, and meeting the requirements. *Induction into any Hall of Fame category can only be earned once.*

For updates to your HOF dog’s record, please scan and email award certificates to the HOF Coordinator.

Please do not hesitate to contact the HOF coordinator for questions or assistance.

Sire of Merit
Dam of Merit
Show Dog
Working Dog
Performance Dog
Breeder of Merit
Certificate of Recognition for CGC, CGCA, Trick Dog, Therapy Dog
Reporting Additional Titles

Please send the completed application and required back up which is due each year no later July 31st to:

ABC HALL OF FAME
Karen Dewey, 131 Beech St., Newport, NH 03773-1414
Phone 603-504-2813, email pkdewey@comcast.net


Show Dog Hall of Fame Requirements

Requirements as follows:
Championship (Ch)
Grand Championship (GCh)
25 Best of Breed wins
200 Bloodhounds defeated in Best of Breed Competition
10 Group Placements
1,000 Group points (dogs defeated) 

ABC Show Dog HOF - PDF or fill out our online application.


Dam/Sire/Breeder Hall of Fame Requirements

Dam of Merit: 15 titles, with minimum of 3 (get) champions, and a minimum of 3 (get) trailing titles:
Sire of Merit: 30 titles, with a minimum of 5 (get) champions, and a minimum of 5 (get) trailing titles:
Breeder of Merit: 35 titles, with a minimum of 10 (get) champions and a minimum of 10 (get) trailing titles: 
The applicant must be an American Bloodhound Club Member for a minimum of 10 years and have whelped and raised all litters in their own home.

Remaining titles from the following:
Grand Champion (GCh)
Companion Dog (CD)
Companion Dog Excellent (CDX)
Utility Dog (UD)
Utility Dog Excellent (UDX) *
OTCH
Rally Novice (RN)
Rally Intermediate (RI)
Rally Advanced (RA)
Rally Excellent (RE)
Rally Master (Masters)
Rally Advanced/Excellent (RAE) *
Tracking Dog (TD)
Tracking Dog Excellent (TDX)
Variable Surface Tracking (VST)
Mantrailer (MT)
Mantrailer Intermediate (MTI)
Mantrailer Excellent (MTX)
Agility Novice Standard OR Preferred (NA, NAP)
Agility Novice Jumper & Weaves OR FAST (NAJ, NF)
Agility Open Standard OR Preferred (OA, OAP)
Agility Open Jumpers & Weaves OR FAST (OAJ, OF)
Agility Excellent Standard OR Preferred (AX, AJP)
Agility Excellent Jumpers & Weaves OR FAST (AXJ, EF)
MACH OR PACH

* Since it is possible to earn an UDX or RAE multiple times, only the original title will count towards the HOF * 

Breeder of Merit HOF- PDF or fill out our online application.

Dam of Merit HOF - PDF or fill out our online application.

Sire of Merit HOF- PDF or fill out our online application.


Working Dog Hall of Fame Requirements

Four titles from the following, one of which must be either a TDX, VST or MTX:

Tracking Dog (TD)
Tracking Dog Excellent (TDX)
Variable Surface Tracking (VST)
Mantrailer (MT)
Mantrailer Intermediate (MTI)
Mantrailer Excellent (MTX)

Working Dog HOF - PDF or fill out our online application.


Performance Dog Hall of Fame Requirements

Four titles from the following, two of which must be at the 2nd level, OR one @ 3rd level:

Companion Dog (CD)
Companion Dog Excellent (CDX)
Obedience VCD 1-4
Utility Dog (UD)
Utility Dog Excellent (UDX) *
OTCH
Rally Novice (RN)
Rally Intermediate (RI)
Rally Advanced (RA)
Rally Excellent (RE)
Rally Advanced/Excellent (RAE) *
Rally Master (Masters)
RACH
Agility Novice Standard OR Preferred (NA, NAP)
Agility Novice Jumper & Weaves OR FAST (NAJ, NF)
Agility Open Standard OR Preferred (OA, OAP)
Agility Open Jumpers & Weaves OR FAST (OAJ, OF)
Agility Excellent Standard OR Preferred (AX, AJP)
Agility Excellent Jumpers & Weaves OR FAST (AXJ, EF)
MACH OR PACH

* Since it is possible to earn an UDX or RAE multiple times, only the original title will count towards the HOF *

Performance Dog HOF - PDF or fill out our online application.


Versatility Dog Hall of Fame Requirements

Requirements consist of induction into any three (3) Hall of Fames.

 Performance Dog HOF - PDF or fill out our online application.


Hall of Fame Certificate of Recognition Requirements

AKC CGC, CGCA, Trick Dog, and Therapy, and continued registry of titles attained by Hall of Fame dogs. The purpose of these awards is to honor the hard work and accomplishment of members and their hounds.

Certificate of Recognition - PDF or fill out our online application


Reporting Additional Titles

Reporting Additional Titles - PDF or fill out our online application

 

** Induction into any Hall of Fame may only be earned once **

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