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                 How to gain a Junior Warrant

A Junior Warrant will be issued on application by the registered owner at the time of qualification, in respect of a dog that has obtained 25 points between the ages of 6 and 18 months. A minimum of 3 points must be won at Championship Shows where Challenge Certificates for the breed are on offer and a minimum of 3 points won at Open Shows or Championship Shows where Challenge Certificates are not offered for the breed. The scale of points is as follows:

(1) Three points for each First Prize awarded in a Breed Class at a Championship Show where Challenge Certificates were on offer for the breed.

(2) One point for each First Prize awarded in a Breed Class at a Championship Show where Challenge Certificates were not offered for the breed, or at an Open Show.

(3) One point for the award of Best of Breed at an Open Show. Only to be claimed if no Junior Warrant Points were gained by that dog by winning a Breed Class or Classes.

(4) Junior Warrant points cannot be claimed from classes or for awards with less than three dogs of the breed present. In assessing the number of dogs present in each class, exhibitors may count a dog as having been present in a class provided it was entered in that class and was present in its first class for the breed at that Show.

(5) Junior Warrant holders will be awarded a Stud Book Number.

(6) The title “JW” may be used after the name of the dog on Show entries and in catalogues.

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          How to gain a Show Certificate of Merit

A Kennel Club Show Certificate of Merit (ShCM) will be issued on receipt of an application from the registered owner at the time of qualification, in respect of a dog that has obtained 25 points at General and Group Open Shows. A minimum of five points must be won in Group Competition. The scale of points is as follows:

(1) Five points for Best in Show

(2) Nine points for Best in Show at a General Open Show or Group Open Show not judged on the Group System effective date 1st January 2011 (five points for Best in Show at a General Open Show or Group Open Show not judged on the Group System if gained prior to 1st January 2011)

(3) Four points for Single Group Best in Show

(4) Seven points for Reserve Best in Show at a General Open Show or Group Open Show not judged on the Group System effective date 1st January 2011 (three points for Reserve Best in Show at a General Open Show or Group Open Show not judged on the Group System if gained prior to 1st January 2011)

(5) Group placings will obtain the following points (Multi Group Shows only): 1st - four points, 2nd - three points, 3rd - two points and 4th - one point Puppy Group placings do not gain points)

(6)One point for Best Any Variety Not Separately Classified (AVNSC Hound, Gundog etc. winner of overall Best AVNSC)

(7) One point for Best of Breed

(8) Only points won on after the 1st January 2003 may be counted towards this award
The title "ShCM" may be used after the name of the dog on show entries and in catalogues.

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