Field Spaniel Society of America - Annual Awards
The FSSA has a comprehensive annual award and trophy program benefiting members of the club.
R.H. SQUIER’S BREEDER’S TROPHY
Offered to the Breeder of the Best of Breed at the FSSA National Specialty Show
LYDEMOOR PERPETUAL TROPHY
Offered to the owner or co-owners of Best of Breed at the FSSA National Specialty Show
TOMMY PERPETUAL TROPHY
Offered for the Top Junior Handler handling a Field Spaniel in Junior Showmanship
MAYDENE MAX PERPETUAL TROPHY
Offered for the Field Spaniel an overseas visitor would “most like to take home with him or her”
CH WICKSFORD’S A TOUCH OF MAGIC AND CH WICKSFORD’S LILLIBET BRACE TROPHY
Best Brace at the FSSA National
CYNDIE AND MALLORIE AGILITY TROPHY
Trophy for the year’s top agility Field Spaniel
Awarded to the Field Spaniel winning Best of Breed each year at the American Spaniel Club Flushing
CLARA CHALLENGE TROPHY
Offered for the owner or co-owners of the Highest Scoring Dog in Regular Classes at the FSSA National
MITZENHEIM TROPHY (retired 2019)
Awarded to the winner of Best of Opposite Sex at the Field Spaniel Society of America National Specialty
JACKEE CHALLENGE TROPHY (retired 2014)
GUNHILL MEMORIAL CHALLENGE TROPHY (retired 2015)
Annual Award Plaques
Plaques are issued for the following achievements within a calendar year, January 1st through December 31st. These awards are issued based on the titles published in the AKC titles database and there is no need for individual application for these awards. Plaques are awarded to the "top" in each of the following categories. One plaque is awarded per dog, additional plaques for co-owners may be purchased.
- Top Breeder - Champions
- Top Breeder- All AKC Titles
- Top Sire - Champions
- Top Sire - All Titles
- Top Dam - Champions
- Top Dam - All Titles
- Top Show Dog - All Breed, based on one point earned for every dog defeated when gaining a group placement.
- Top Show Dog - Within Breed, based on one point earned for every dog defeated when earning Best of Breed.
- Top Junior Handler - based on rankings published by the Canine Chronicle
The timing of distribution of awards is generally during the annual banquet of the FSSA held in conjunction with the annual National Specialty Show, except in those years in which the timing of the specialty means that earlier distribution is preferable. During these years, the awards are mailed.