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Top Breeder Award
Rules and Regulations



Points calculated from results received
up to 27 May 2015 from qualifying shows (see rules and regulations)
Not all Club Shows may be included
This competition identifies the most
consistent breeder of top winning dogs within each breed.

New for 2015: extra point for Best of Breed

Points to be awarded as follows:
BREEDS WITH CCs
First CC in calendar year won by each dog
= 4 points. Plus 1 extra point if BOB; ie 5 points in total.
Subsequent CCs in calendar year won by each dog = 1 point each. Plus 1 extra point if BOB; ie 2 points in total.

RARE BREEDS REGISTER
First Best of Sex In Breed win in calendar year by each dog at a General or Group Championship Show where breed classes are scheduled
= 4 points. Plus 1 extra point if BOB; ie 5 points in total.
Subsequent Best of Sex in Breed wins in calendar year by each dog at General or Group Championship Shows where breed classes are scheduled = 1 point each. Plus 1 extra point if BOB; ie 2 points in total.

IMPORT BREEDS REGISTER
First Best of Sex Import Register win (on the day) in calendar year by each dog at a General or Group Championship Show where breed classes are scheduled = 4 points. Plus 1 extra point if Best Import; ie 5 points in total.
Subsequent Best of Sex Import Register wins (on the day) in calendar year by each dog at General or Group Championship Shows where breed
classes are scheduled = 1 point each. Plus 1 extra point if Best Import; ie 2 points in total.

At the end of the calendar year the breeder in each relevant breed/category amassing the highest number of points will be declared Top Breeder.

In the event of a tie
Should two breeders tie they will be declared ‘Joint Winners’. However, should three or more breeders tie we must regrettably declare ‘no clear leader’ and a ‘Top Breeder’ award will not be made in that breed.

Definition of ‘breeder’
The breeder is deemed to be the person, or
persons recorded as such on the KC registration certificate. Where an exhibit is bred in partnership any deviation (eg a varying combination of names/ partners) will be regarded for the sake of this
competition as a different breeder. Points may only be accumulated from different exhibits if the same individual or partnership (ie same combination of names) is applicable to each dog.

Period of competition
Points are calculated from relevant wins within the calendar year (1st January – 31st December)

Final decision
No discussions will be entered into and the
decision of the Editor in all circumstances will be final.

Competition originally devised by Jean Jackson.
*Compiled by David Franks on behalf of Our Dogs.
Please note that any queries regarding these results should be addressed to David Franks
Email: d.franks3@btinternet.com or
Tel 0161-477 2385 (not after 9pm please)

Important information*
We understand that from April the Lagotto Romagnolo will move from the Import Register to the Rare Breeds Register and therefore for the
purposes of the competition they have been
included in the Rare Breed listing. More
information may be found under the Rules and Regulations section on our website.