The Psychology Behind Winning

In today's fast-paced and competitive world, it's easy to overlook the importance of recognition and validation. However, as human beings, we all have an innate desire to be acknowledged for our achievements and hard work. This is where awards from Hodges Badge Company, Inc. come into play.

These awards go beyond simply being a physical token of accomplishment; they hold significant psychological value. They serve as a tangible reminder of our success and provide a sense of pride and motivation to continue striving for excellence. Furthermore, these awards hold weight not just within ourselves, but also in the eyes of others. They serve as a form of external validation and can enhance our reputation and credibility.

So don't underestimate the power of awards from Hodges Badge Company, Inc. They may seem like just a trophy or ribbon, but they hold much more significance than meets the eye.

Equestrian Awards Cover Contest

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Kacey Kalmar

Macrae Kalmar and Bart, a 31-year-old Quarter Horse gelding, owned by the Kalmar family. Pictured with many of the Hodges Badge awards Bart has won over the years....(read more)


Fair, 4-H & Festival Awards Cover Contest


Susan Condlin

Photographed are sister and brother Ansleigh and Jase Whitaker. Following in the footsteps of their mother and uncle, who started entering the Fair competitions at a young....(read more)


Dog Show Awards Cover Contest


Christine Natale

Photographed are Nessa, Delilah, and Jett in front of their purple school bus full of their 2023 ribbons. These are 3 of 9 dogs in the "Our Life is Ruff" pack; they travel to dog sport competitions....(read more)

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100 Year Anniversary Contest

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Emily Bancroft

I was nine in 1955 when I won my first ribbon at my hometown Hardwick Fair. This was a third place for assorted handicrafts. The name on the back of this ribbon was Hodges....(read more)