Allen / UKC
Registered: Nov 2004
American Black & Tan Coonhound Association Hall Of Fame Proposal General
AMERICAN BLACK & TAN COONHOUND ASSOCIATION HALL OF FAME PROPOSAL GENERAL
1. Any person who wishes to nominate a dog to the American Black & Tan Coonhound Association Hall of Fame (HOF) must be a paid or lifetime member of the American Black & Tan Coonhound Association at the time of nomination.
2. The Registered Owner of the dog being nominated must be known at the time of nomination. The Registered Owner of the dog, at the time of the dogís death, will receive the commemorative HOF plaque and will have their name listed in the HOF with the dog.
3. Ads will be run in breed album and selected issues of bloodlines to announce the acceptance of nominations for the (HOF). A deadline will be set to allow enough time for the nominated dogs to be submitted on a ballot with the newsletter to the general membership for voting. Ballots will be collected, and then counted and certified by the board of directors. Results will be announced and commemorative plaques presented at B&T Days.
4. The dog must be registered as an American Black & Tan Coonhound by United Kennel Club, Inc. Dogs must be deceased for a period of three (3) years to be eligible for nomination into the HOF on the general membership ballot.
5. Dogs being voted on will be separated by sex on the General Membership Ballot. Each member can vote on one (1) male and one (1) female each year to be elected into the HOF, and also (1) male and (1) female show dog each year. Exception: first year voting; see information below.
6. The Board of Directors (BOD) of the American Black & Tan Coonhound Association can collectively nominate one (1) male and one (1) female per calendar year to be on the General Membership HOF Ballot.
7. The BOD will take all the nominations and narrow the list to five (5) males and five (5) females to be voted on by the General Membership. Also five (5) males and five (5) females for show dogs. The list will be scaled back to five (5) by the number of years deceased or by the most nomination votes.
8. Each dog that finishes second in HOF voting in their respective category (male or female) will automatically be on the ballot the following year with no further nomination process.
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