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Master Breeder Award
Qualifications for the Master Breeder Certificate

  • Open to Members (in good standing) of the American Dove Association only.
  • All birds must be owned by the person considered for the award.
  • Award certificates will be given only at the Annual Meeting.
  • The American Dove Association reserves the right to verify the original owner of any bird before points are awarded.
  • All winners must be affirmed by the official show report from the Show Superintendent or the Show Secretary and signed by the Judge making the award.
  • No points will be awarded unless at least two birds are competing in the same category.
  • To receive points for showing doves at local or regional shows, the organizing group will be required to submit a show report to the Secretary of the American Dove Association for verification. The American Dove Association must approve the judging at any such shows.
  • A member of the American Dove Association must accumulate 100 points to be eligible for the Master Breeder Award.
  • Must be an ADA member and show 5 years consecutively.
  • A Meet must have at least 50 birds and have at least 5 ADA members exhibiting to qualify for an American Dove Association sanctioned show.
Point System

Champion of Show, 10 points
Reserve Champion of Show, 7 points
Best of Color (& not Champion or Reserve Champion), 5 points

Each Class (at least 2 birds shown in each class)
First Place, 3 points
Second Place, 2 points
Third place, 1 point

The following are the names of members who have received the Master Breeder Award (Updated 12/31/09):

Ed Brooks 223, Nancy Budden 207, Jeff Downing 122, Eric & Leigh Fosbrink 174, Anthony Frazier 227, Alvin Haake 280, Gary Harding 264, Charles Hildreth 350, Dwain Hughes 130, Carol Kaiser 169, Candice Kuleza 392, Candy McLean 109, Conrad Meinert 118, Reuben Miller 125, Gayle Nelson 424, Oscar Ortiz 158, Angie Person 166, Cleve Potter 370, Richard Puccini 177, Phil Schultz 231, George Schutt 1060, Carrie Scott 296, Heather Sheppard 313, Larry & Paula Shryock 349, Don Smith 392, Doug Smith 325, Judi Smith 152, Denny Stapp 160, Roger Thierry 224, John Thompson 190, Myron Turk 107, Charles Wilburn 189 & Bob Wiley 411.

This member will receive her Award this year at the NYBS: Sara Whitby 298 (2005 to 2009).

The following are the names of members who have not yet completed the five years and/or 100 points required (The number in front of the name is the year they started showing. Number at end of the name is their current point total.):

09 David Anthony 6, 09 Mary Blakely 7, 08 Bill Branche 8, 06 Ronda Bryant 49, 08 Larry Flowers 106, 08 Hope Fox 26, 09 Katie Fox 2, 07 Fara Fox 9, 07 Rebekah Fox 60, 09 Jim Glenn 2, 08 James Kell 115, 09 Paul Miller 19, 08 Renetta Potter (jr) 81, 08 Audrey Puccini (jr) 2, 05 Cassie Puccini 71, 08 Christopher Puccini (jr) 6, 08 Lawrence Puccini (jr) 8, 09 Pursley 21, 06 Jayti Reynolds 36, 09 Leah Shelburne 8, 09 Lynn Shelburne 17, 03 Amanda Shepard 74, 09 Pat Vanderpool 15, 07 Dan Whitby 13, 07 Sierra Wilburn 24, 07 Neila Wood 29 & 09 Rod Workman 37.

 
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