In an effort to award our members in several areas of participation and competition, Cowtown presents the following awards.
A 100%’er AWARD is given to each couple or single who attends at least 11 of 12 monthly membership meetings and a Club event at least 9 of 10 months, February through November. The Club event to be considered for this award each month will be announced and designated each month in the Club Newsletter. Attendance at a concurrent NCCC event or other Club event pre-designated by the Elected Officers will be accepted in lieu of this requirement. In all cases, the eligible Club event(s) will be
designated in the newsletter with an asterisk (*). For couples, this can be a joint venture and credit is given if just one attends the meeting or event. This award is presented at the Annual Awards Banquet.
A TRAVEL PATCH is awarded to each member who attends eight (8) non-CTV NCCC weekends or 65% of the total number of non-CTV NCCC weekends that occur. A Weekend counts as one (1) event for each club hosting the weekend, regardless of the number of events. Participation is not required. NCCC Convention is counted as two (2) events for the purposes of this award. The award is give n to an individual member and is presented at the Annual Awards Banquet. The car depicted on the Travel Patch honors the high points member for that event year.
A TOP COMPETITOR AWARD is given to the member with the highest number of NCCC points. The award is a traveling award passed on to each recipient, and is presented at the Annual Awards Banquet. A permanent Award is presented to the previous years’ winner.
A COMPETITION AWARDS in the categories of CONCOURS, RALLY, DRAGS, FUNKHANAS and SPEED EVENTS is awarded to the male and female in the Club who have accrued the highest number of NCCC points in each category. All types of Drag events, including Matching-Time Drags, are counted in the DRAGS category. All Other Speed Events are counted in the SPEED EVENTS category. These awards are presented at the Annual Awards Banquet.
AN OUTSTANDING MALE/OUTSTANDING FEMALE Member award is given each year to the male and female that are considered to have helped the Club and been very active during that year. It is not a popularity contest. Balloting for this award is done three times a year: at the April, August, and December monthly membership meetings. Votes are taken by secret ballot. The awards are presented at the Annual Awards Banquet. These members will be refunded their Primary Club membership dues for the following year.
CRUISER AWARDS will be given to to the members that meet the requirements of the Cowtown Cruising Program; 75 points for Gold patch, 50 points for Silver patch and 35 points for a Bronze patch. The Top three cruisers for that year will also be presented with a special award for their achievement. For more information, check out the Cowtown Cruiser Program
OPEN ROAD RACING AWARDS will be given to the members that meet the requirements of the Open Road Racing Program.
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR AWARD will be given to the Rookie member who accumulates the highest number of points according to the schedule below. A Rookie is defined as a new member to Cowtown Vettes who has not previously been a member of the Club. Rookies accumulate points the calendar year following the year that they joined the Club. All records are maintained and the determination of the Rookie of the Year is made by the Membership Committee who will select and present the award at the Annual Awards Banquet.
The BILL BRADLEY TOP COMPETITOR AWARD in honor of Bill Bradley will be presented at the Cowtown Vettes Annual NCCC sanctioned first choice event each year, as approved by the Elected Officers. The winner will be the person who acquires the greatest number of NCCC competition points in the autocross events for the weekend. In the event of a tie, the entrant with the overall least amount of time difference between their first and second fastest times, will win the award. The winner will be determined by the Club Governor or their designee and be presented at the end of the autocross events. The award presented will be a director’s chair with red cloth and the following information monogrammed on the inside of the seat back: BILL BRADLEY TOP COMPETITOR AWARD, (YEAR) with the club patch sewn in the middle.
Note: This award was voted to be removed from the By-Laws, effective 2005, it is listed here for historical purposes of those who earned the award during the first 30 years of Cowtown Vettes.
The CHARITY AWARD is presented by the Charity Coordinator to the member determined to have made a significant contribution to the charity efforts of the Club during the year. The Charity Coordinator is responsible for the purchase and presentation of the award at the Annual Awards banquet.
The GOVERNOR'S AWARD - the NCCC Governor shall, at his/her discretion, present an award of recognition at the Annual Awards Banquet.
The PRESIDENT'S AWARD - the Club President shall, at his/her discretion, present an award of recognition at the Annual Awards Banquet.
CAR SHOW AWARDS are presented to the participants with the most show points accumulated throughout the Car Show season, starting January 1 and ending the weekend before Thanksgiving each year.