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Dog Of The Year

The top gun dog (open), amateur gun dog, show dog, obedience dog and agility dog for the year are eligible for the VCA “Dog of the Year” traveling trophy presented at the annual awards banquet at the National Specialty Events Events. The criteria are that one of the listed owners of these dogs be a VCA member effective April 1 of the ranking year. The top show dog is determined by the number of Vizslas defeated.

Conformation

Open
Year Dog Owner
1997 Am/Can Ch Penlee's Leader Of The Band JH Kim & Saul Himmelfarb
1998 Am/Can Ch Penlee's Leader Of The Band JH Kim & Saul Himmelfarb
1999 Am/Can Ch Penlee's Leader Of The Band JH Kim & Saul Himmelfarb
2000 Ch Jneks King Ralph JH Kathy & Jeff Englesman
2001 Am/Can Ch Bowcot Pekogait One Man Band MH Kim & Saul Himmelfarb
2002 Am/Can Ch Bowcot Pekogait One Man Band MH Kim & Saul Himmelfarb
2003 Ch Opus One Lady Sang The Blues Ida Kavafian & Steve Tenenbom
2004 Grousept Semprfi Vorosakapink Joan & Mark Toepke
2005 Ch Elgins Cariad Anastazia Meg & Mike Farmer and Ed Foster
2006 Multi Ch Renaissance Lord Of Th' Dance SH Linda & George Durham and Cathy Kottmeier
2007 Multi Ch Renaissance Lord Of Th' Dance SH Linda & George Durham and Cathy Kottmeier
2008 Ch Koppertone Classical Minuet Lyons, Goodwein, Stanky, Lambie
2009 Ch Renaissance Girls Gone Wild George & Linda Durham
2010 GCH CH Renaissance Girls Gone Wild George & Linda Durham
2011 MBIS MBISS GCH Artisan Grouse Point Pink Panther JH Corinne Miklos, Sue Lonabaugh
2012 GCH Regal Point Pinnacle of Kilauea JH Deborah Verret, Sandra Middlebrooks, Susan Rushing & Debbie Sullivan
2013 GCH Regal Point Pinnacle of Kilauea, JH Deborah Verret, Sandra Middlebrooks, Susan Rushing & Debbie Sullivan
2014 BIS MBISS GCH AM/CAN/Int CH Jaybren's Irish Star James & Jill Brennan

Gun Dog

Open
Year Dog Owner
1997 2XNAFC FC AFC Semper Fi Gust O Wind Al Lucas and Tom Digney
1998 2XNAFC FC AFC Semper Fi Gust O Wind Al Lucas and Tom Digney
1999 2XNAFC FC AFC Semper Fi Gust O Wind Al Lucas and Tom Digney
2000 NFC FC AFC Semper Fis Master Tracer Kevin and Teri Arber
2001 NAFC FC AFC Desert Storms Desirae Barry and Lynn Peterson
2002 FC AFC Strider's TNG JH W Berner
2003 DC AFC Onpoints Tuff Stuff John Reid
2004 DC AFC Onpoints Tuff Stuff John Reid
2005 FC AFC Semper Fi Colonel's Pride Dave Pomfret
2006 FC AFC Semper Fi Colonel's Pride Dave Pomfret
2007 Berry's Taking Chances Michael and Carrie Syczylo
2008 FC AFC Upwind Shenipsit Rebel Patrick Cooke
2009 DC AFC Bitteroot Semper Fi Cutter Clint and Valerie Sails
2010 DC AFC Drycreek's Tommy By Tommy N Colwell, R Studer, K Boyd
2011 DC AFC JB's Asker Bout Birds Beckley, Joanne (Jody)
2012 FC AFC Kick Em Up Bullet Jarrett & Allison Bell
2013 NGDC DC AFC JB's Asker Bout Birds Joanne Beckley
2014 DC NGDC AFC Jb's Asker Bout Birds MH Joanne Beckley
Amateur
Year Dog Owner
1997 2XNAFC FC AFC Semper Fi Gust O Wind Al Lucas and Tom Digney
1998 2XNAFC FC AFC Semper Fi Gust O Wind Al Lucas and Tom Digney
1999 2XNAFC FC AFC Semper Fi Gust O Wind Al Lucas and Tom Digney
2000 FC AFC Piper's Sippican Oliver Twist Lucille Jardin
2001 NAFC FC AFC Desert Storms Desirae Barry and Lynn Peterson
2002 FC AFC Piper's Sippican Oliver Twist Lucille Jardin
2003 FC AFC Jumping Jack Flash II Mark Sullivan
2004 NAFC NGDCX2 FC AFC Bitteroot Semper Fi Eniwetok Al and Terry Lucas
2005 FC AFC Semper Fi Colonel's Pride Dave Pomfret
2006 FC AFC Semper Fi Colonel's Pride Dave Pomfret
2007 FC AFC Semper Fi Colonel's Pride Dave Pomfret
2008 DC AFC Bitteroot Semper Fi Cutter Clint and Valerie Sails
2009 DC AFC Bitteroot Semper Fi Cutter Clint and Valerie Sails
2010 FC AFC Sawmills Wild Huckelberry Gregg & Ina Ritchings
2011 FC AFC Sawmills Wild Huckelberry Gregg & Ina Ritchings
2012 FC AFC Sawmills Wild Huckelberry Gregg & Ina Ritchings
2013 DC AFC RSH CRK Smpr Fi Marine Raider Al Lucas Terri Lucas
2014 DC NGDC AFC Jb's Asker Bout Birds MH Joanne Beckley

Agility

Open
Year Dog Owner
2001 CH MACH2 Jasper the Tasmanian Devil SH Suzanne Glasgow
2002 CH MACH2 Jasper the Tasmanian Devil SH Suzanne Glasgow
2003 CH MACH2 Jasper the Tasmanian Devil SH Suzanne Glasgow
2004 CH MACH Serendipity's Paprika CDX, AXP, AJP Joan & Allen Holth
2005 Onpoint's Tuff Guy MX, MXJ John & Susan Verbocy
2006 CH MACH Serendipity's Paprika CDX, AXP, AJP Joan & Allen Holth
2007 MACH Rivercity's Razzle-Dazzle 'Em RA MX MXJ XF Paul & Ivan Klein
2008 MACH Rivercity's Razzle-Dazzle 'Em RA MXF Paul & Ivan Klein
2009 CH MACH Jnek's Royal Legacy RA JH Tamara & Michael Sparks & Kathy Engelsman
2010 MACH2 Newt Rippley Reno CD OF J Reno & J Fehlhaber
2011 MACH2 Newt Rippley Reno CD OF James Reno & Jenny Fehlhaber
2012 MACH4 Abbie CDX JH MXB2 MJC2 MXF R Kiefer/D Doll-Kiefer
2013 GCH CH MACH6 Russet Leather Wild Aszu CDX RE JH MXS2 MJC2 MXF T2B3 Jamie Walton & Beverley Wanjon
2014 MACH9 Abbie CDX JH MXS3 MJG4 MXF R Kiefer/D Doll-Kiefer

Obedience

Open
Year Dog Owner
1999 Ch Poquito's Picante Cayenne CDX, MH, OAJ, AX Maria & Harold Zucconi
2000 Ch Otch Titan's Vintage Promise UDX Anne Standen & Peggy Schmitt
2001 Ch Otch Titan's Vintage Promise UDX Anne Standen & Peggy Schmitt
2002 Ch Otch Titan's Vintage Promise UDX Anne Standen & Peggy Schmitt
2003 Ch Otch Titan's Vintage Promise UDX Anne Standen & Peggy Schmitt
2004 Ch Edenvale Pm Triple Play CD, OA, OAJ Anne Standen & Nancy Schmitt
2005 Ch Edenvale Pm Triple Play CD, OA, OAJ Anne Standen & Nancy Schmitt
2006 Ch Edenvale Pm Triple Play CD, OA, OAJ Anne Standen & Nancy Schmitt
2007 Ch Thaar's I Love Lucy UD, RN, TD, JH Martha Coody & Melinda Giles
2008 Ch Encounter The Right Stuff UDX Kathy Coulbourn
2009 Ch Poquito's La Mesa NM DE SI SI UD, RE, MH Maria & Harold Zucconi & Janet Nuzzo
2010 CH Kizmar GJ Kiss’M All McLain UDX OM1 Sandy Kimmerle and Kathy Rust
2011 CH Poquito's La Mesa NM DE SI SI UD RE MH Maria Zucconi, Harold Zucconi & Janet Nuzzo
2012 CH Poquito's La Mesa NM DE SI SI UD RE MH Maria Zucconi, Harold Zucconi & Janet Nuzzo
2013 CH Remark's Cowboy Coffee, CD NA OAJ Karen Coffee
2014 Poquito's Savina Chile De Mi Mesa CD, RN, OA, OAJ Maria & Harold Zucconi