Restricted Products & Awards

Due to their significance in the program, some products and awards are restricted and require special approval to obtain.  The following information provides ordering information for all restricted awards and products in the program.

Advancement Awards

Most advancement awards are unrestricted and may be purchased directly from our online store. However, due to their significance in the program, the following awards require that an application be submitted to the national Royal Rangers office for review and approval. This restriction applies to all forms of award insignia for these awards including patches, medals, ribbons, neck medallions, and coins. Replacement insignia may be obtained by contacting the national office at RRawards@ag.org. Any advancement awards not listed here are unrestricted and may be purchased directly from our online store.

  • Ranger Kids Gold Trail Award
  • Discovery Rangers Gold Falcon Award
  • Discovery Rangers Gold Hawk Award
  • Discovery Rangers Gold Eagle Award
  • Discovery Rangers Bronze Buffalo Award
  • Adventure Rangers Adventure Bronze Award
  • Adventure Rangers Adventure Silver Award
  • Adventure Rangers Adventure Gold Award
  • Adventure Rangers Silver Buffalo Award
  • Expedition Rangers E1 Award
  • Expedition Rangers E2 Award
  • Expedition Rangers E3 Award
  • Expedition Rangers Gold Buffalo Award
  • Gold Medal of Achievement, with Merit or Honors

Service Awards

Service awards provide recognition to Royal Rangers leaders for their service to the program in various capacities. Each award requires the satisfaction of specified criteria as defined on the award application. The following service awards are restricted and require that an application be submitted to the national Royal Rangers office.

  • National Leadership Award
  • National Executive Leadership Award

The following service awards require restricted and require that an application be submitted to your District Director for presentation.  The award insignia are unrestricted and may be ordered directly through our online store. Contact your District Director concerning the awards procedures required in your district.

  • District Leadership Award
  • District Executive Leadership Award
  • Outpost Leadership Award
  • Outpost Service Award
  • Outpost Coordinators Award
  • Pastors Award

Honorary Awards

Honorary awards are presented at the discretion of the appropriate Royal Rangers leadership and do not require an application.  However, those who wish to recommend an individual for consideration for an honorary award may contact the appropriate individual for details.

The following honorary awards are presented by the national Royal Rangers program. Contact the national office for details.

  • National Outstanding Service Award
  • National Medal of Merit
  • FCF Flame of Honor
  • RRA Lifetime Service Award

The following honorary awards are presented by your District Director. Contact your district for details.

  • District Outstanding Service Award
  • District Medal of Merit

Training Products & Awards for BOYS

The following products are presented to boys by their district as part of the district junior leadership training process.  These items may therefore only be purchased through a district account.  To order individual items for replacement purposes, contact your district leadership.

  • Junior Leadership Training Event Patches
  • Junior Training Flat Brimmed hat
  • Junior Training Ball Cap

The following products or awards are part of the junior leader training process and recognized by the national Royal Rangers office. This item requires an application.

  • Trail of the Saber award

Training Products & Awards for LEADERS

The following products are presented to leaders by their district or national leadership as part of the corresponding leader training programs. The following items may therefore only be obtained through the national Royal Rangers office.

  • National training event patches - NRMC, NEEC, WCO, JBEI
  • Leader Training Ball Cap
  • Leader Training Hat Patches
  • Outpost Leader Advancement Level patches
  • Organizational Leader Training patches
  • National Continuous Learning ribbon
  • Medal of Excellence insignia

The following items must be obtained through your district Royal Rangers office:

  • Ranger Basics patch
  • Ranger Essentials patch
  • Ranger Safety patch
  • District Continuous Learning ribbon

Training Products & Awards for INSTRUCTORS

The following products and insignia are used by training instructors to represent their level of training certification in the program.  These items may only be obtained by direct request from the national Royal Rangers office.  Contact us for details.

  • Training Instructor Patches
  • Training Instructor Hat Pins
  • Training Instructor Hat Emblems
  • Training Instructor Bolos

FCF Insignia

FCF membership is represented on the Royal Rangers uniform by a patch or pin.  Frontiersman and Buckskin membership level insignia are unrestricted and may be purchased directly through our online store. However, Wilderness membership insignia must be obtained through your district. Contact your district leadership for details.

Special Awards & Recognition

The following awards require special approval from the national Royal Rangers office.

  • National Championships Medallions
  • Pathfinder Awards (bronze, silver, or gold)

Leadership Insignia

The following leadership insignia is used by organizational leaders in the program to identify their area of responsibility.  These items may only be obtained by request from your district or the national Royal Rangers office. These items must be obtained from the national Royal Rangers office:

  • National Executive Leadership Pin & Patch
  • National Leadership Pin & Patch
  • National Staff shoulder patch

These items must be obtained from your district:

  • District Executive Leadership Pin & Patch