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  1. Are you barking mad for Crufts? Top 3 Dog Trophies for Your Crufts Competition

    Are you barking mad for Crufts? Top 3 Dog Trophies for Your Crufts Competition

    Top 3 Trophies to Select for your Own Crufts Competition... Crufts, the event where 20,000 dogs compete for the coveted world-class 2020 title. Held over a 4 day period, Crufts is centered on a championship conformation show for dogs - but also includes a large trade show of mainly Continue Reading
  2. The Benefits of Personalised Trophies and Medals

    The Benefits of Personalised Trophies and Medals

    The latest trend in the trophy world…”Personalised Trophies and Medals”. Personalised trophies and medals have increasingly become popular products for a wide array of settings and occasions. This may be a result of their increasing affordability, simplicity to customize and Continue Reading
  3. Manchester City and the History of the Champions League Trophy

    Manchester City and the History of the Champions League Trophy

    On Friday 14th February 2020 Manchester City were given a punishment by UEFA which may prove to be a historic moment, setting a new precedent for regulations across European football. Due to their breaching of financial fair play regulations, they have been banned from the UEFA Continue Reading
  4. 6 Trophies for 6 Nations

    6 Trophies for 6 Nations

    Six Nations RugbyThe Rugby Six Nations Cup is fast approaching. The 2020 tournament will once again see England, France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales international rugby union teams compete against one another over the course of five thrilling weekends. Wales will hope to retain their Continue Reading
  5. Netball Nations Cup 2020

    Netball Nations Cup 2020

    Netball Nations Cup 2020The Inaugural Netball Nations Cup is here and it's on English soil! The event brings together four of the world’s top five teams (Australia are not partaking) as an alternative to January’s traditional Quad series format. Each team will play each other Continue Reading
  6. Picking The Perfect Tennis Trophy

    Picking The Perfect Tennis Trophy

    "Picking the Perfect Tennis Trophy"With the Australian Open starting this week, it's time for the world to turn their eyes to the tremendous tennis giants Nedal, Federer and Serena Williams and for those at the intermediate, beginner and grass-root levels of this incredible sport to Continue Reading
  7. New Year, New TrophiesPlusMedals...

    New Year, New TrophiesPlusMedals...

    Trophiesplusmedals have rebranded for a fresh new year glow and to improve our customer experience on-site. ... Continue Reading
  8. Follow These 5 Steps To Planning a Perfect Award Ceremony

    Follow These 5 Steps To Planning a Perfect Award Ceremony

    Although planning an award ceremony takes a lot of planning and plenty of creativity, there are a few basic steps to get you through the process. The perfect award ceremony is one built on a solid foundation with lots of entertainment, uniqueness, and focus on the awards themselves. Continue Reading
  9. Cleaning Your Trophy: What's Safe and What's Not

    Cleaning Your Trophy: What's Safe and What's Not

    Whether you're displaying a lifetime of trophies and awards on your walls or storing some academic medals under your bed, it's imperative that you take care of them. Cleaning your trophy isn't difficult so long as you know what to do and which products to use. Continue Continue Reading
  10. Make a Speech, Make a Speech! 5 Key Tips To Presenting a Trophy Award

    Make a Speech, Make a Speech! 5 Key Tips To Presenting a Trophy Award

    Presenting a trophy award and need to make a speech! We've got you covered. With about 80% of the population getting at least a little anxious before public speaking, it's no wonder we want to get it right.  This is especially true if you're presenting an award that's Continue Reading
  11. Gag Gifts: 11 Funny Trophies To Give Your Co-Workers

    Gag Gifts: 11 Funny Trophies To Give Your Co-Workers

    Distrust and dislike between coworkers are unfortunately all too common. This is especially true for bosses, whom people often trust less than total strangers. Regardless of what your relationship is with your boss and coworkers, a little bit of fun ribbing may be just what the Continue Reading
  12. Show Off: 3 Of The Best Ways To Display Your Trophies

    Show Off: 3 Of The Best Ways To Display Your Trophies

    If your office provides you a paperweight as an award, it is easy to display on your desk. However, what if your trophies are more traditional? Or what if you don't have a desk large enough to hold your awards? If you are thinking about how to display your trophies, you are Continue Reading
  13. Trophies In History: How Awards and Trophies Have Changed In History

    Trophies In History: How Awards and Trophies Have Changed In History

    Since the dawn of civilization, there have been celebrations of life and accomplishment. To mark these celebrations, we make trophies. The history of trophies is a long way, dating back to ancient civilizations like the Greeks. They have come in many sizes and their traditions Continue Reading
  14. The 5 Most Iconic Trophies In The World Of Sports

    The 5 Most Iconic Trophies In The World Of Sports

    In the United Kingdom, roughly 86.4% of children play organized sports between the ages of five and fifteen. This age is impressionable and sports professionals can provide an important role model for youth. The types of trophies that these pro athletes win offer a source Continue Reading
  15. Participation Trophies: Should They Exist In Youth Sports?

    Participation Trophies: Should They Exist In Youth Sports?

    One of the first mentions of participation trophies came in 1922. It was in the evening edition of the Evening Independent of Massillon, Ohio. The headline read: “Many Trophies for Tossers in State Tourney.” There is currently a significant debate in the youth sports Continue Reading
  16. 4 of the Most Unique Trophies You’ve Ever Seen

    4 of the Most Unique Trophies You’ve Ever Seen

    Awards have been around for ages, perhaps as long as people. The Ancient Romans, for instance, would give out various types of crowns for soldiers who won an important battle or saved other Roman soldiers. Romans weren't the only ones to celebrate achievements, though Continue Reading
  17. Celebrating a Lifetime of Achievements: A Brief History of the Trophy

    Celebrating a Lifetime of Achievements: A Brief History of the Trophy

    Whether it's for a sports tournament, an art performance, or a spelling bee, winning a trophy feels pretty great. Perhaps that's why so many people have trophy cases in their homes or keep their trophies on display. But, do you ever wonder how the trophy started? What is the history Continue Reading
  18. Capturing the Moment: Memorable Graduation Photo Ideas

    Capturing the Moment: Memorable Graduation Photo Ideas

    The day is finally here: graduation. After all of your hard work and perseverance, you can walk down the stage and grab your degree. It's a day you'll want to remember, and so will everyone that comes to see you walk. That's what graduation photos are for; yet, it's hard to come up Continue Reading
  19. What’s Pickleball Anyway? Everybody’s Talking About It

    What’s Pickleball Anyway? Everybody’s Talking About It

    Whether out in the summer sun or in a local gymnasium, a bizarre little game has gotten a resurge in popularity. Its name is pickleball. What's pickleball? An odd combination of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong, pickleball is a fast-paced game that is easy to learn, hard to master, Continue Reading
  20. Controversial Hunting Topics: The Debate Over Trophy Hunting

    Controversial Hunting Topics: The Debate Over Trophy Hunting

    There are few more controversial hunting topics as trophy hunting. While deer hunting is usually understandable due to overpopulation of the species, hunting a lion or an elephant for sport is a bit more of a grey area. On one hand, you get a one-of-a-kind trophy while Continue Reading
  21. Donor Recognition Plaques and Other Ways to Show Your Organisation’s Appreciation

    Donor Recognition Plaques and Other Ways to Show Your Organisation’s Appreciation

    The cost of running a large organization can quickly get out of hand. Many universities depend on generous donations from family, alumni, and other benefactors to exist. However, it is becoming increasingly difficult to secure these gifts these days. Many people feel as if their Continue Reading
  22. A Proud Canine: The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Ribbon

    A Proud Canine: The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Ribbon

    Dogs are many people's favourite pets, but no one takes their devotion to dogs as seriously as the competition at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show. The longest-running dog show in America awards some of the most sought-after awards. Almost any dog trainer or breeder dream of Continue Reading
  23. Honor Your Students’ Achievements With Academic Awards

    Honor Your Students’ Achievements With Academic Awards

    You may not realize this, but awards and recognition go a long way. It can especially have an impact on young pupils’ self-esteem and mental well-being. By starting an awards program that gives academic awards and other individual honours, you are creating a positive atmosphere for Continue Reading
  24. Why Do Young Athletes Need Recognition?

    Why Do Young Athletes Need Recognition?

    Participation trophies have been the subject of much debate for many years. The 2014 Reason-Rupe poll, found that 57% of Americans thought only winning players should get awards. Forty per cent supported giving children trophies for participating. Do you think young Continue Reading

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