Classes Definition

14/05/2012 | Gibraltar Kennel Club
(The word Dogs applies to both sexes)

A dog entered in more than one class is forbidden.
All dogs must be entered in the relevant classes, i.e.:

Champion Class
Open to any dog with the title of Champion from any country recognised by the Gibraltar Kennel Club and the F.C.I.
A copy of the recognised Champion title shall be enclosed with the entry form.
If the certificate is missing, the dog will be automatically entered in the Open Class.
The winner of this class will automatically obtain the GCC if graded Excellent. Additionally, the winner will then compete with the winners of the Intermediate, Open and Working Classes for the CACIB.

Open Class
For dogs of 15 calendar months or more on the day of the show. Dogs entered in this class may not be entered in Champion Class.The winner of this class will automatically obtain the GCC if graded Excellent. Additionally, the winner will then compete with the winners of the Intermediate, Champion and Working Classes for the CACIB.

Working Class
For dogs of 15 calendar months or more on the day of the show.
A copy of the recognised Working certificate shall be enclosed with the entry form.
If the certificate is missing, the dog will be automatically entered in the Open Class.
The winner of this class will automatically obtain the GCC if graded Excellent. Additionally, the winner will then compete with the winners of the Intermediate, Open and Champion Classes for the CACIB.

Intermediate Class
For dogs of 15 and not exceeding 24 calendar months on the day of the show.
The winner of this class will automatically obtain the GCC if graded Excellent. Additionally, the winner will then compete with the winners of the Champion, Open and Working Classes for the CACIB.


Junior Class
For dogs of 9 and not exceeding 18 calendar months on the day of the show.
Dogs entered in this class cannot obtain the GCC and/or CACIB.
The Excellent 1st in this class will compete with the CACIB winner and the Excellent 1st Veteran for the Best of Breed (BOB).

Veteran

For dogs of 8 years and over on the day of the show.
Dogs entered in this class will NOT qualify for the GCC and CACIB.
The Excellent 1st in this class will compete with the CACIB winner and the Excellent 1st Junior for the Best of Breed (BOB).

The Excellent 1st Junior, Excellent 1st Veteran and the CACIB winner will compete for the Best of Breed (BOB).

Puppy Class
For dogs of 6 and not exceeding 9 calendar months on the day of the show.
Dogs entered in this class cannot obtain an Excellent, GCC &/or CACIB.
A very promising and Best Puppy in Breed is the maximum qualification granted.

Brace
For a Dog and Bitch of the same breed belonging to the same owner and handled by one person.
In order to compete in this class each dog must be entered in one of the above classes.

Progeny
For three or more dogs of the same breed and characteristics or variety and bred by the same breeder.
It is not necessary that they belong to the same person on the day of the show.
In order to compete in this class all dogs must be entered in one of the above classes.

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