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Top Puppy Award
Rules and Regulations



Points to be awarded as follows:

Breeds with CCs
Best Puppy In Breed at shows where CCs
are on offer for that breed – 1 point.
CC won by a puppy winning BPIB– 1 extra point.

Rare Breeds Register
Best Puppy In Breed at a General or Group Championship Show where breed classes are scheduled – 1 point.
BOB or BOS won by a puppy winning BPIB – 1 extra point.

Import Breeds Register
Best Import Puppy at a General or Group Championship Show where Import classes are scheduled – 1 point.
Best Import or BOS Import won by a puppy winning BPIB – 1 extra point.

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

Tie-breaker
In the event of a tie at the end of the competition period a tie-breaker, where applicable, will be used to determine an outright leader in each breed as follows:

All Best Puppy In Breed awards at Specialist Club Championship Shows will be awarded an extra point. Should two puppies still tie they will be declared‘Joint Winners’. However, should more
than two puppies tie we must regrettably declare there is ‘no clear leader’ and a‘Top Puppy’ award will not be made in that breed / category.

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