2015 NCDU National Annual Awards

Just as there are myriad ways local chapters raise funds in their communities to benefit Ducks Unlimited’s conservation mission, there are also a number of national recognition programs for chapters and events that perform at the highest levels on a calendar year basis. See the National Awards page for a description of each award.

In 2015, North Carolina Ducks Unlimited finished 3rd in the nation! Congratulations to all!

NCDU National President’s Elite Chapter Recognition Levels

Award LevelChapterTotal Funds Raised
Chairman's Role of Honor Chapter
Gastonia$288,822
President's Elite Chapter
Charlotte$128,638
Wilmington$199,955
Winston Salem$118,706
Currituck$109,568
Clinton$102,662
President's Roll of Honor Chapter
Harnett County$89,379
Raleigh$83,519
North Carolina State University$76,012
Johnston County$74,211
Dogwood/Statesville$70,982

 

NCDU National Chapter  Excellence Awards

Gold Awards
  • Alamance County
  • Chowan County
  • Montgomery County
  • New Bern
  • North Carolina State University
  • Richmond County
  • Vanceboro
  • Winston-Salem
  • Wilmington

 

Silver Awards
  • Alton Turner/Gates County
  • Anson County
  • Bladen County
  • Charlotte
  • Charlotte Youth for Conservation
  • Columbia Varsity
  • Dogwood/Statesville
  • Gastonia
  • Hillborough Chapter
  • Johnston County
  • JP Knapps/Knotts Island
  • Pirate Chapter
  • Pungo
  • Roanoke County
  • Rowan County
  • Southern Albemarle
  • West Jefferson

 

Bronze Citations
  • Cumberland County
  • Elizabeth City
  • Jamestown
  • Little River
  • Northwest
  • Peal Sigmon

 

NCDU  Top 10 Events

  • #7 Gastonia

 

NCDU Diamond Events

  • Charlotte ($75,874)
  • Clinton ($75,100)
  • Don Manley Tribute ($357,609)
  • Gastonia ($264,310)
  • Wilmington (3rd consecutive year) ($107,651)
  • Winston Salem ($87,932)

 

NCDU Sweet 16 University Chapters

  • North Carolina State University
  • Pirate Chapter

 

National State Awards

In Top 10 placements, North Carolina Ducks Unlimited finished in 19 of 38 possible categories.

1st place nationwide
  • Total Income From All Events Dollar Increase
  • Total Income From All Events % Increase
  • Total Adult Members From All Sources Increase
  • Total Event Attendance Increase
2nd place nationwide
  • Event Income From Varsity and University Chapters
  • Total Event Attendance % Increase
3rd place nationwide
  • Total Income From All Fundraising Sources Dollar Increase
  • Total Sponsors From All Sources
4th place nationwide
  • Total Income From All Fundraising Sources % Increase
  • Total Adult Members From All Sources
  • Total Event Attendance
5th place nationwide
  • Total Adult Members From All Sources % Increase
6th place nationwide
  • Total Income From All Events
  • New Life Sponsors
  • Total Major Gift Revenue Increase
7th place nationwide
  • Total Youth Members From All Sources
  • Total Major Gift Revenue % Increase
9th place nationwide
  • Total Income From All Fundraising Sources
  • Total Sponsors From All Sources Increase