Definition of classes at our Championship Show

 

According to the Kennel Club F Show Regulations

 

Please read carefully before entering the show, below are the guidelines to ensure you all enter the correct class to avoid disappointment at a later date

 

Wins at Championship Shows in Breed Classes where Challenge Certificates are not on offer shall be counted as wins at Open Shows. In the following Definitions, a Challenge Certificate includes any Show award that counts towards the title of Champion under the rules of any governing body recognised by the Kennel Club. These include CACIB/CAC/Green Stars .

 

MINOR PUPPY: For dogs of 6 and not exceeding 9 calendar months of age on the first day of the Show.

PUPPY: For dogs of 6 and not exceeding 12 calendar months of age on the first day of the Show.

JUNIOR: For dogs of 6 and not exceeding 18 calendar months of age on the first day of the Show

NOVICE: For dogs which have not won a Challenge Certificate,CACIB/CAC/Green Stars or 3 or more First Prizes at Open and Championship Shows (Minor Puppy, Special Minor Puppy, Puppy and Special Puppy Classes excepted, whether restricted or not)

POST GRADUATE: For dogs which have not won a Challenge under Kennel Club Regulations or under rules of any governing body recognized by the kennel Club or won a CACIB/CAC/Green Stars or 5 or more First Prizes at Championship Shows in Post Graduate, Minor Limit, Mid Limit, Limit and Open Classes, whether restricted or not where Challenge Certificates were offered for the breed

LIMIT: For dogs which have not become show Champions under Kennel Club Regulations or under the rules of any governing body recognised by the Kennel Club or won 3 or more CACIB/CAC/Green Stars or won 7 or more First Prizes in all, at Championship Shows in Limit or Open Classes, confined to the breed, whether restricted or not at shows where Challenge Certificates were offered for the breed

OPEN: For all dogs of the breed for which the class is provided and eligible for entry at the Show. Winners of CACIB/CAC/green stars and champions can enter this class.

VETERAN: For dogs of not less than 7 years of age on the first day of the Show.

CHAMPION: For dogs which have been confirmed a Champion.