Annual Awards

Potomac Valley Standard Schnauzer Club


The Potomac Valley Standard Schnauzer Club is pleased to offer an award plaque for each new championship, grand championship (at the various levels), obedience, rally obedience, tracking, agility, lure coursing, flyball or herding title earned by its members’ dogs during a calendar year. Versatility award(s) (multiple titles which can be gained over multiple years) are also offered. 

To be eligible for an award, the dog must be owned by a PVSSC member in good standing (dues are paid on time) who has attended at least 2 PVSSC meetings or events during the awards calendar year. Co-owned dogs must have resided the majority of the awards calendar year (that is, 51%) with the PVSSC member submitting the request for the award. Members who special dogs with a handler may be asked to provide proof of custodial responsibility.

Here are the rules (and explanations) for eligibility and how to calculate points for individual awards: Awards Rules and Explanations

Below are the forms for which the PVSSC will offer an award plaque. The forms can be filled out online and printed or just printed out and filled in by hand.

Please mail your completed and signed application form(s) by USPS mail postmarked no later than February 1 to the appropriate person listed below (their addresses are listed in the rules document):

  • Conformation awards: Nicole Miller
  • Performance awards: Melissa Dimeler

Or you may also email signed applications and required documentation to

Forms MUST BE submitted by February 1, 2023.

Awards results will not be released prior to the Awards Banquet. Any questions about eligibility, the process, how to count points, etc., should be referred to the Awards Committee prior to the deadline.

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