The tables got screwed up, but the only changes in the table were to
change NACCA to NACA and take out the DCH abbreviation because that's
really not a title in this context.
Hope this makes sense. I think the dreaded last paragraph is OK now.
REGISTER OF MERIT FOR THE BORZOI CLUB OF AMERICA
The Borzoi Club of America Register of Merit (here after referred to
as ROM) is for the purpose
of recognizing those sires and dams which produce quality offspring.
It offers owners and breeders a variety of options for achieving the
ROM status, either through
conformation or performance or a combination of both.
ROM will be utilized to recognize those sires or
dams who have achieved ROM status
through their offspring having achieved titles in both conformation and performance events.
ROM-C will be utilized to recognize those sires and dams who have achieved the ROM
status primarily through their offspring having achieved titles in conformation events, and
ROM-P will be utilized to recognize those sires and dams who have achieved the ROM
status primarily through their offspring having achieved titles in performance events.
ROMX (Excellent) will be awarded to those sires and dams whose offspring
double the minimum
requirements for points. These will also be classified as ROMX, ROMX-C or ROMX-P.
GENERAL RULES RE: ROM STATUS
POINT CALCULATION TOWARD ROM STATUS
The following are the points that must be achieved in order to qualify
for ROM status. Points can
be accumulated by offspring from either conformation or performance events. Title points are not
cumulative within one venue (i.e., a dog that earns an AKC FC, ASFA FCh and LCM would only
receive the highest points available for one lure coursing title. A dog with more than one racing title,
i.e. ORC and GRC, would only receive points for one racing title). This is intended to prevent the
total from being skewed by one offspring which accumulates multiple titles. However, if an
offspring earns a CH, LCM, CD and GRC, it would earn points for conformation, coursing,
obedience and racing.
DETERMINATION OF ROM STATUS
The owner of the sire of dam being considered for ROM status must submit
an application to the
ROM Recorder with all of the required information as listed above. The application will contain a
list of all of the titled offspring of the sire or dam, the titles earned by each offspring. The ROM
Recorder will assign the appropriate point values to each offspring and determine the proper
classification for each new ROM designee. If the points earned from conformation titles total 75%
or more of the gross points, the sire/dam will earn the designation ROM-C. If the points earned
from performance titles total 75% or more of the gross points, the sire/dam will earn the
designation ROM-P. If the point total for either conformation or performance titles falls in the range
of less than 75%, the designation will be ROM. After a sire or dam has attained ROM status, the
owner of the ROM designee may submit subsequent applications as offspring earn additional titles,
which may amend the ROM designation of the sire/dam.
For purposes of historical accuracy an attempt will be made to recognize
those dogs which are
deceased or not currently active who have achieved ROM status. ROM status may be made by
the same application process as with currently active sires and dams (preferred), or by a published
listing of their names and their titled get. The health requirements will be waived on sires and dams
unless they are still living and are less than 6 years of age. The health requirements will also be
waived on the get if they are deceased or 6 years of age or older. A disclaimer will be published at
the beginning of this "historical" list indicating that the health status is unknown and the individual's
name will be followed by an asterisk (*) to indicate that they do not fall under the approved
BCOA ROM Program as approved on (DATE). If owners of these dogs are able to provide
documentation of the health status to the BCOA Health Registry, the asterisk will be removed.
REGISTER OF MERIT EXCELLENT FOR THE BORZOI CLUB OF AMERICA
Some sires and dams have produced an exceptional number of titled
offspring. For these sires and
dams, the designation of Register of Merit Excellent (ROMX) will be awarded. To achieve this
designation, the get must achieve total points at least double that of the minimum requirements listed
above (i.e., Sires - 160 points from at least 10 offspring/Dams 100 points from at least 6
offspring). If the points earned are primarily (75% or over) from conformation titles the designation
will be ROMX-C; if the points earned are primarily (75% or over) from performance titles the
designation will be ROMX-P. If the total points from either conformation or performance titles falls
in the range of less than 75%, the designation will be ROMX.