(Named in honor of the great breeder Ivan Bondarov of Kaluga who during the Bolshevik Revolution gave his life for the continuation of the Kaluga Turmani breeder through starving himself to feed his pigeons. Given by vote annually for excellence in Turmani culture).
1999 Winner: K.D. Spurling, Grants Pass, OR USA
(Named in honor of the late Misha Melnikov of Archangelsk who's family singlehandedly saved the Archangel Trjasun breed. Given by vote for excellence in Statnije culture).
1999 Winner: Ivan Schmelev, Yekaterinagrad, Urals, RUSSIA
(Named in honor of Counts Ivan & Alexis Orlov of Moscow for their historical impact on Russian breeds and the development of two races of Turmani. Given by vote to the oustanding fancier of the year.)
1999 Winner: Kazys Scherbatov, Smolensk, RUSSIA
(Named in honor of the late Gary Blain of Rogue River, OR USA for his impact on SE-Russian breeds in North America. Given to the annual Western USA Regional meet CHampion).
1998 Winner: partnership of
Spurling & Brooks (B&B's Impreska Tsarevich
P.A., P.P., #712-97, Rzhevsli Turmani cock)
1999 Winner: partnership of Spurling & Brooks (B&B's Impreska Count Alexis P.A., #145-99, Rzhevski Turmani cock)
Conformation Ranking Winners (All Breeds):
#1 for 1999: "Ch. B&B's Impreska Tsar Alexander P.A." #292-97/KZ-001 Gray Kazan cock.
#1 for 1999: "Ch. Perchinov Anya P.A., P.P." #756-96. Gratsch hen.