Annual Club Awards

Each year, the CWCCA offers the following awards to members:


Conformation Awards

  • Kentwood Cup: For the Cardigan defeating the most dogs in all-breed competition
  • CH Swansea Busy Trophy: For the Cardigan with the greatest number of Group Placements
  • Best in Show and Group One Placements
  • #1 AKC Ranked Cardigan in National Owner Handler Series


Junior Showmanship

  • Steve Gladstone Award for Top Junior in Junior Showmanship – Medallion
  • Top Senior, Intermediate, and Junior in Junior Showmanship – Plaque

Companion and Performance

  •  #1 AKC Ranked Cardigan in Companion events (Obedience, Rally, and Agility Regular & Preferred) – CWCCA Plaque
  •  #1 AKC Ranked Cardigan in Performance events (Herding, Coursing, and Scent Work) – CWCCA Plaque
  •  AKC Dual Championship and Multiple AKC Championships – CWCCA Plaques


  • Plaques for High in Trial Awards
  • Herding Champion
  • Dual Champion
  • Plaques for an Excellent title in each Stock and Course

Obedience and Rally

  • Obedience Trial Champion (OTCH)
  • Rally Champion


  • Plaques for Master Agility Champion titles
  • Plaques for Preferred Agility Champion titles


  • Plaques for Tracking Dog Excellent titles
  • Plaques for Variable Surface Tracker titles
  • Plaques for Champion Tracker titles

Special Awards

  • CWCCA Service Award
  • CWCCA Sportsmanship Award
  • CWCCA Champion of the Heart Award
  • AKC Outstanding Sportsmanship Medallion

Owners are required to submit title verification documents to Awards Committee in cases where AKC Annual Reports are not available.