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Skeetercreek Youth Award

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In Honour of
Henry and Marion Goeree


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The Chesapeake Bay Retriever Club of Canada is proud to present a Youth Award to promote and recognize youth choosing to dedicate their time to the Chesapeake breed by competing in CKC, UKC or AKC sanctioned events. . This year’s award is available to youth 19 and under residing with or in the care of a CBRCC member in good standing.   The award is given in honour of Henry and Marion Goeree of Skeetercreek Chesapeakes.  For 2024 the award will be called the Skeetercreek Youth Award.


In 2024 each Youth whose application is verified will receive a club monogrammed  biothane slip lead honouring the contributions to the Chesapeake Bay Retriever breed by the Goeree’s.


Who is eligible for the award? Youth 19 years and under in 2024 ,  that handle a Chesapeake in any CKC , AKC or UKC sanctioned event in 2024.  The youth may reside with, be in the care of or mentored by a member in good standing with the Chesapeake Bay Retriever Club of Canada.  The Chesapeake does not have to  be owned by  the Youth or member in good standing.  The Youth and Chesapeake team do not have to qualify , win or title in the event.


How to apply.   Fill out the form available attached and soon to be available  on the CBRCC website or contact Patti Kipper at to receive the form.  The form must be submitted  and the Youth’s participation verified before December 31, 2024.


How to verify Youth participation.  (any of the following)

                -Copy of Show or Test Catalogue listing Youth as handler

                -Receipt from club or show superintendent listing Youth as handling the Chesapeake

                -Image of Youth and dog with judge, (we also ask permission to use any photos submitted in our Newsletter)




Please take the time to read about the Goeree’s contributions  and feel free to contact me at  if you have any questions.

Regards ,

Patti Kipper

How to Apply for the Youth Award

Just click on the photo to the right, fill out the application and send to 

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