The future of the Spinone rests with the sires and dams who have demonstrated their ability to provide for successive generations. In recognition of their contributions to the breed, SCOA awards the Registry of Merit (ROM) Certificate to those Spinone whose offspring reflect the breed’s character and purpose as evidenced by the titles achieved.
There are four types of ROM. C-ROM for Conformation, F- ROM for Field, P -ROM for Performance Events and V- ROM for Versatility.
Application for a Conformation Registry of Merit:
The Conformation Registry of Merit recognizes the sire or dam that meets C -ROM qualifications.
C- ROM requirements:
Sire: Produced ten (10) AKC show champions of record.
Dam: Produced six (6) AKC show champions of record.
The C -ROM is the AKC show championship (CH) only and does not include the AKC show grand championship (GCH).
An application must include sire or dam’s AKC registered name, AKC registration number and list of progeny identified by AKC registered name and AKC registration number along with earned show championship title.
In addition, proof of show championship titles achieved by sire’s progeny or dam’s progeny must be included with application. Accepted proof: Copies of AKC title certificates and/or a printout from the AKC website “Reports - Points & Awards” or “My AKC Titles & Points” indicating title completion.
Proof of sire or dam of each progeny being used to qualify is also required with application. Accepted proof of sire or dam: Copy of AKC registration and/or an AKC- generated Progeny Report and/or an AKC -generated Litter Report.
Applications must be filled out entirely. Applications must be signed. Certificates will be mailed to the name and address on the application.
Fee: $10 application fee for SCOA member. $35 application fee for non- SCOA member.
Applications received without a check will not be processed.
Checks should be made out to: Spinone Club of America.
Mail application form, fee and supporting documentation to: Daina Hodges, 5827 Prospect Drive, Missoula, Montana 59808.
Once the application is received, certificate will be delivered within eight weeks.