Labrador Retriever Hall of Fame



  • To recognise excellence in the Labrador Retriever in Australia.


  • Males (must be a champion) – 10 champion progeny. At least one (1) of these champions to have achieved one of the qualitative requirements.
  • Females (must be a champion) – 5 champion progeny. At least one 1 of these champions to have achieved one of the qualitative requirements.

Disciplines included are – Conformation, Retrieving, Agility, Obedience.

Qualitative requirements
One of the progeny to have achieved one of the following:

  • Best in Show or R/U in Show at a Labrador Specialty Championship show
  • Winner of a state retrieving trial
  • Winner of a state agility trial
  • Winner of a state obedience trial

A copy of championship certificates issued by the relevant Kennel Council from the country where the progeny reside, will need to be provided in support of the qualitative requirement or data gathered from Pedigree Lookup

An individual dog may only count as one champion even if it is a holder of multiple titles


  • Owners must apply in writing to receive the award that will only be awarded every two years at the National presentation dinner.
  • A copy of the certificate of registration to accompany the application
  • The applicable dog must be registered in Australia
  • The applicable dog must achieve the above criteria with progeny conceived during its lifetime.
  • Dogs of yesteryear are eligible for this award

Hall of Fame nomination procedure:

  • All applications are to be made to the State Club where the owner of the nominated dog/bitch resides. (Applications may be sent directly to the National Breed Club Secretary where there is no state club)
  • The Club Secretary or a nominated person will check the application by reference to Pedigree Lookup or other provided documentation and, after validating the information, obtain the approval of the club to forward the application to the NBC Secretary.
  • The NBC Secretary will facilitate the production of an appropriate Certificate/Memento for presentation at the next National Show.

The name of an approved dog/bitch must reach the Secretary 2 months prior to the forthcoming Labrador Retriever National event. This timeline enables enough notice for preparation and approval of the application and for the NLRBC Secretary to make the encessary arrangements for certificates/memento to be presented at the dinner.

Nomination Form