Gord Deval holds, or has held, over one hundred records both nationally and internationally, including several world records, during more than six decades of tournament casting. He won the North American All-Round Senior Championship fourteen times. He was the president of the Ontario Fly and Bait Casting Association in the 1950s, while organizing the first Canadian Casting Association and acting as its president. Deval has also competed thirty-seven times in the North American Championships, winning many titles and awards. He has been the recipient of Ontario's Athletic Achievement Award every year since this special recognition became available.