Dear Members:

There are several very important deadlines approaching for Awards and applications. Please take note.

A message from Melanie Bryson concerning deadline for ROM

Application for Register of Merit
Members are now to personally initiate the ROM award process by submitting an application. Please review the ROM criteria requirements shown below. If you believe your dam/sire meets the criteria, please submit an application. Complete one application per dam/sire. You may complete the application found on the website and submit same to Melanie Bryson, the Statistics Chair at or apply
online using Survey Monkey at ROM Application. Link: Applications submitted this year are for achievements in 2018 and will be included in the annual Awards presentation held in October in Pennsylvania. The deadline for submission is July 15th.

Please review the NTCA ROM Criteria:
Sire or dam must be NTCA member-owned.
Sires must produce eight (8) AKC conformation champions.
Dams must produce five (5) AKC conformation champions.
Sire or dam need NOT be alive at the time of the award.
CHIC # required for ROM, effective 2016.
CHIC # must be recorded by December 31, 2018.
CHIC # Exclusion: Sire who produced litters that resulted from frozen semen collected prior to January 1, 2015 are excluded from the CHIC # requirement. Written documentation required.
Offspring must have earned AKC conformation title of record by December 31, 2018.*

*Note: If the offspring received championship status in 2019, please wait until next year to apply.