Register of Merit Program

The Register Of Merit (ROM) is a title awarded by a breed's parent club to recognize sires and dams whose offspring have earned a notable number of titles in conformation and/or performance competition.

The Register Of Merit title is a permanent suffix to the dog's registered name.

The Borzoi Club of America will award qualifying sires and dams one of the following Register Of Merit titles:

ROM - Points are from both conformation and performance titles. Less than 75% of the points are from either conformation titles or performance titles.
ROM-C - 75% to 100% of the points are from conformation titles.
ROM-P - 75% to 100% of the points are from performance titles.
(For the above titles a sire must have a minimum of 5 titled offspring who have earned titles totaling at least 80 points. A dam must have a minimum of 3 titled offspring who have earned titles totaling at least 50 points.)

ROMX - Points are from both conformation and performance titles. Less than 75% of the points are from either conformation titles or performance titles
ROMX-C - 75% to 100% of the points are from conformation titles.
ROMX-P - 75% to 100% of the points are from performance titles.
(For the above titles a sire must have a minimum of 10 titled offspring who have earned titles totaling at least 160 points. A dam must have a minimum of 6 titled offspring who have earned titles totaling at least 100 points.)

Forms Available:

Register of Merit Program Guidelines and Application in PDF format, for e-mailing to KC Artley (address on form).
Register of Merit Recipients in PDF format