ROM-Register of Merit
LOM-Legion of Merit
APA-Advanced Performance Award
Every year the American Cavalier King Charles Club has the privilege to honor members and their dogs who have qualified for the American Cavalier King Charles Club’s highest awards.
If you believe your dog has qualified for a ROM, LOM, APA,or Versatility award, you must submit an Awards application to the Awards Chairman by February 15. Please note: It is the owner’s responsibility to keep track of the information and submit it. If you are submitting your application just prior to the National, please note that all titles must be completed by 12/31. All awards achieved after 12/31 will be presented the following year. Owners will not be contacted.
Register of Merit (ROM)
Dogs that have produced at least ten champion get.
Bitches that have produced at least five champion get.
Legion of Merit (LOM)
Dogs that have produced at least three get who have obtained their ROM
Bitches that have produced at least two get who have obtained their ROM
Advanced Performance Award (APA)
Dogs who have achieved one of the following AKC performance titles:
UD, UDT, UDX, TDX, MACH, PACH, VCD3, OTCH, RACH
If you are a recently approved member, all qualifying titles must be achieved no more than 2 years prior to submission. Only one Advanced Performance Award per qualifying title.
Dogs who have achieved four out of the six following AKC qualifications:
Conformation – one major win
Agility – one open title in any class
Obedience – a CD (companion dog title)
Rally – an excellent title
Therapy Dog – AKC therapy dog title
Tracking – a TD (tracking dog title)
Past Award Winners
Award statistics are compiled for the Club by Mary Hanus