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Dog Show Basics

Groups

 

Gundog

Herding

Hound

Terrier

Toy

Utility

Working

Class/Grades

 

Baby Puppy (4-6 months)

Minor Puppy (6-9 months)

Puppy (9-12 months)

Junior (12-18 months)

Graduate (18-24 months)

SA Bred, Veterans (> 7 years), Open, Neuter, & Champion Class

Dogs compete for their Championship status within their breed for a "CC" (challenge certificate), they need 5 x "CC" to qualify, with the 5th being awarded after the age of 18 months.

All the winners in the group round go through to the Best in Show

to compete for the title of... 

BBPIS - Best Baby Pupy in Show

BNIS - Best Neuter in Show

BVIS - Best Veteran in Show

BJIS - Best Junior in Show

BPIS - Best Puppy in Show

BIS - Best in Show