The Chair’s Awards recognize the outstanding commitment, dedication, and accomplishments of CKC members. Presented at the 2023 Annual General Meeting, we congratulate all our winners.
CKC National Obedience Competitor of the Year – Rose Apollonio
Recognizing an individual for significant achievement in CKC Obedience and Rally Obedience.
Rose Apollonio: I have been competing with my dogs for 30 years in CKC, AKC and UKC events. All my dogs have ranked numerous times amongst Canada’s Top Ten All-Breed Obedience teams. I’ve placed 5 times as #1 overall.
Competing in Canada and the U.S., we have achieved over 650 High-in-Trials and over 25 scores of 200.
In addition to competing, I have been an Obedience instructor for over 25 years and have mentored many students toward achieving their competition goals.
CKC National Heritage Canine Performance Award – Sharon Luckhart
Celebrating the intrinsic value of dogs and their virtues in assisting mankind, this award recognizes an individual with significant achievements in heritage performance events. Heritage performance events include all CKC hunting-type and Field Trial events, Herding, Agility, Lure Coursing, Tracking, Earth Dog, Draft Dog and Scent Detection.