EXHIBITORS INFORMATION

Show Classes explained

Open Shows          Limit Shows        Championship Shows

OPEN SHOWS

JUNIOR HANDLER For children from the age of six to sixteen years of age
MINOR PUPPY CLASS For dogs of 6 and not exceeding 9 calendar months of age on the first day of the Show
PUPPY CLASS 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.
MAIDEN For dogs which have not won a Challenge Certificate or First Prize at an Open Show(Minor Puppy, Special Minor Puppy, Puppy and Special Puppy classes excepted, whether restricted or not.
NOVICE For dogs which have not won a Challenge Certificate or 3 or more First Prizes at an Open Show(Minor Puppy, Special Minor Puppy, Puppy and Special Puppy classes excepted, whether restricted or not.
UNDERGRADUATE For dogs which have not won 3 or more First Prizes at Open or Championship Shows(Minor Puppy, Special Minor Puppy, Puppy and Special Puppy classes excepted, whether restricted or not.
GRADUATE For dogs which have not won 4 or more First Prizes at Open or Championship Shows in Graduate, Post Graduate, Limit and Open Classes, whether restricted or not
POST GRADUATE For dogs which have not won 5 or more First Prizes at Open and Championship Shows in Post Graduate, Limit and Open Classes, whether restricted or not.
LIMIT For dogs which have not won 3 Challenge Certificates under 3 different judges or 7 or more First Prizes in all, at Championship Shows in Limit and 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.
VETERAN For dogs of not less than 7 years of age on the first day of the Show.

LIMIT SHOWS

JUNIOR HANDLER For children from the age of six to sixteen years of age
MINOR PUPPY CLASS For dogs of 6 and not exceeding 9 calendar months of age on the first day of the Show.
PUPPY CLASS 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.
MAIDEN For dogs which have not won a First Prize at any Show(Minor Puppy, Special Minor Puppy, Puppy and Special Puppy classes excepted, whether restricted or not.
NOVICE For dogs which have not won 3 or more First Prizes at any Show(Minor Puppy, Special Minor Puppy, Puppy and Special Puppy classes excepted, whether restricted or not.
UNDERGRADUATE For dogs which have not won 3 or more First Prizes at Open or Championship Shows(Minor Puppy, Special Minor Puppy, Puppy and Special Puppy classes excepted, whether restricted or not.
GRADUATE For dogs which have not won 4 or more First Prizes at Open or Championship Shows in Graduate, Post Graduate, Limit and Open Classes, whether restricted or not.
POST GRADUATE For dogs which have not won 5 or more First Prizes at Open and Championship Shows in Post Graduate, Limit and Open Classes, whether restricted or not.
LIMIT For dogs which have not won 7 or more First Prizes in all at Open and Championship Shows in Limit and Open Classes, confined to the breed, whether restricted or not
OPEN For all dogs of the breed for which the class is provided and eligible for entry at the Show.
VETERAN For dogs of not less than 7 years of age on the first day of the Show.

CHAMPIONSHIP SHOWS

JUNIOR HANDLER For children from the age of six to sixteen years of age
YOUNG KENNEL CLUB For children from the age of six to twenty one years of age
MINOR PUPPY CLASS For dogs of 6 and not exceeding 9 calendar months of age on the first day of the Show.
PUPPY CLASS 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.
SPECIAL YEARLING For dogs of 12 and not exceeding 24 calendar months of age on the first day of the Show.
MAIDEN For dogs which have not won a Challenge Certificate or First Prize at an Open Show(Minor Puppy, Special Minor Puppy, Puppy and Special Puppy classes excepted, whether restricted or not.
NOVICE For dogs which have not won a Challenge Certificate or 3 or more First Prizes at an Open Show(Minor Puppy, Special Minor Puppy, Puppy and Special Puppy classes excepted, whether restricted or not.
UNDERGRADUATE For dogs which have not won 3 or more First Prizes at Open or Championship Shows(Minor Puppy, Special Minor Puppy, Puppy and Special Puppy classes excepted, whether restricted or not.
GRADUATE For dogs which have not won 4 or more First Prizes at Open or Championship Shows in Graduate, Post Graduate, Limit and Open Classes, whether restricted or not.
POST GRADUATE For dogs which have not won 5 or more First Prizes at Open and Championship Shows in Post Graduate, Limit and Open Classes, whether restricted or not.
LIMIT For dogs which have not won 3 Challenge Certificates under 3 different judges or 7 or more First Prizes in all, at Championship Shows in Limit and 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.
VETERAN For dogs of not less than 7 years of age on the first day of the Show.