2022 Competitions

 

SCOA NATIONAL SPECIALTY and PARENT SPECIALTY CONFORMATION COMPETITIONS

 

REGULAR CLASSES OFFERED AT BOTH NATIONAL SPECIALTY & PARENT SPECIALTY

Puppy Dogs, 6 mos. & under 9 mos.                                       Puppy Bitches, 6 mos. & under 9 mos.

Puppy Dogs, 9 mos. & under 12 mos.                                     Puppy Bitches, 9 mos. & under 12 mos.

Dogs, 12 mos. & under 18 mos.                                              Bitches, 12 mos. & under 18 mos.

Amateur-Owner-Handler Dogs                                               Amateur-Owner-Handler Bitches

 

Puppy Bred by Exhibitor  (6 mos & under 12 mos)

Bred by Exhibitor Dogs                                                          Bred by Exhibitor Bitches

American Bred Dogs                                                             American Bred Bitches

Open Dogs                                                                              Open Bitches

Winners Dog                                                                           Winners Bitch

                               

BEST OF BREED COMPETITION

 

ADDITIONAL CLASSES OFFERED AT BOTH SPECIALTIES

Non-Regular Classes Involving Single Dog Entries

VETERAN DOGS, 7 Yrs. – 9 Years                                    VETERAN BITCHES, 7 Yrs.- 9 Years

A class for Dogs and a class for Bitches 7 years of age up to 9 Years.

VETERAN DOGS, 9 Yrs. – 11 Years                                  VETERAN BITCHES, 9 Yrs.- 11 Years

A class for Dogs and a class for Bitches 9 years of age up to 11 Years.

VETERAN DOGS, 11 Yrs.+                                  VETERAN BITCHES, 11 Years +

A class for Dogs and a class for Bitches 11 years of age or older.

Dogs and Bitches entered in the Veteran Classes may be neutered or spayed in accordance with the following:

AKC Rules, Ch. 11, Sec. 8: Neutered dogs and spayed bitches are allowed to compete in Veterans Classes only at independent specialties and/or those all-breed shows which do not offer any competitive classes beyond Best of Breed. This is an independent specialty.

 

ADDITIONAL CLASSES OFFERED AT NATIONAL SPECIALTY ONLY

FIELD DOGS                                                         FIELD BITCHES

For Dogs and Bitches who have an AKC Hunting title.  All Field entries must be intact.

Winners of these Non-Regular classes, if otherwise undefeated, will compete for Best of Breed.

 

Non-Regular Classes Involving Multiple Dog Entries

Stud Dog Class – For Stud Dog and two his Get. Stud Dog must be entered in the Stud Dog Class and

must be shown in the ring with his Get. Owner of Stud Dog need not necessarily be owner of Get. Get

only to be judged, based on the merits of the Get. Get must be entered individually in one of the Regular

Classes, Best of Variety Competition or some other Non-Regular Class. AKC Ch. 11, Sec. 8: A castrated

male may be entered as Stud Dog in the Stud Dog Class.

 

Brood Bitch Class – For Brood Bitch and two of her Produce. Brood Bitch must be entered in the Brood

Bitch Class and must be shown in the ring with her Produce. Owner of Brood Bitch need not necessarily

be owner of Produce. Produce only to be judged, based on the merits of the Produce. Produce must

be entered individually in one of the Regular Classes, Best of Variety Competition or some other Non-

Regular Class. AKC Ch. 11, Sec. 8: A spayed female may be entered as Brood Bitch in the Brood Bitch Class.

 

Brace Class – Two Dogs of the same variety and must have at least one common owner and presented by a maximum of two handlers.  The dogs comprising Brace MUST be named at the time of entry. If a dog who is to be part of a brace is not entered in any of the Regular Classes or for Best of Variety Competition, it must be entered for “Brace Class Only.”

 

 

EVENTS WHICH MAY BE PRE-ENTERED or ENTERED ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT ARE LISTED BELOW.

Please Note: Early Sign-Up for the “on-the-day” events is appreciated in order to facilitate planning.  Your consideration is appreciated.  CGC/TRICK DOG/TDI (Therapy Dog) testing has limited capacity and will be closed when limits are reached.  Early sign-up is recommended.  Please check the box on the Registration Form if you plan to test your dog in any one of these areas, and please contact Evan Emmons at [email protected] to reserve your test spot.

 

 

 

 

  • Pee Wee Special Attraction

The Pee Wee Special Attraction is a pre-Junior Showmanship class. The Pee Wee class is geared toward children 5–9 years of age. Children younger than five cannot participate in the Pee Wee Class Special Attraction. The safety of the children is a primary concern.  Please check the Pee Wee box on the Registration Form if you plan to enter your child in this event.

Please be sure to check “Pee Wee” if you plan to enter your child in that event.  Please check “CGC/Trick Dog/TDI (Therapy Dog) Testing” and contact Evan Emmons at: [email protected] to reserve your spot – there are a limited number of spaces for these tests.

For more information about this event, rules, etc. please see the following link:

https://www.akc.org/sports/conformation/junior-showmanship/pee-wee-special-attraction-guidelines/

 

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