Awards Programs

Volunteer Service Award


  • Member Organization Level
  • Regional Level
  • National Level


Member Organization Level awards are presented by the club. At the Annual Convention AHA presents the Regional Level awards during general session and the National Level awards during the President's Banquet. Each recipient receives an award certificate, congratulatory letter and lapel pin.


Deadlines vary for each award level; see Chapter 20 in your AHA Handbook for official rules and deadlines.


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Club Excellence Award


Annual awards are presented in the following categories: 


  • Breed Promotion/Community Involvement
  • Membership Recruitment/Retention
  • Club Projects


Has your club organized and participated in activities that deserve special recognition for promoting the breed and AHA? Submit your activity entries by August 15. A panel of judges will evaluate all entries and awards will be presented at the President's Banquet at the annual Convention.


The winning club in each category receives $500.00. The Club of the Year award will be selected from those clubs that were placed in the top five of a minimum of 2 of the 3 categories, and an additional $500.00 award is presented for that honor. For official rules see Chapter 20 in your AHA Handbook.


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