Breeder Competition 2023 Rules

The breeder pointscore is split into 2 sections - Conformation and Performance (Dog Sports)

Points Allocation - Conformation Breeder Pointscore

For the conformation breeder competition, points will be allocated as follows.

Conformation Show WinsPoints
All Breeds or Group Specialty Shows
Best In Show (All Breeds or Group Specialty)20 points
Runner Up In Show (All Breeds or Group Specialty)17 points
Best In Group (All Breeds or Group Specialty)10 points
Runner Up in Group (All Breeds or Group Specialty)7 points
Best of Breed (All Breeds or Group Specialty)1 point
Single or Multi Breed Specialty Shows
Best In Show (Single or Multi Breed Specialty)15 points
Runner Up in Show (Single or Multi Breed Specialty)12 points
Best of Breed (Multi Breed Specialty)1 point
Royal Shows (Selected Capital Cities only)
Best In Show (Royal Show)40 points
Runner Up In Show (Royal Show)34 points
Best In Group (Royal Show)20 points
Runner Up In Group (Royal Show)14 points
Best Of Breed (Royal Show)5 points
Challenge (Royal Show)3 points
Conformation TitlesPoints
Champion50 points
Neuter Champion25 points
Grand Champion, Neuter Grand Champion100 points
Supreme Champion130 points

Points Allocation - Performance Breeder Pointscore

For the performance breeder competition, points will be allocated for the following titles.

Performance TitlesPoints
Herding Test-HT10 points
Pre Trial Test-PT20 points
Rally Advanced Excellent-RAE, Rally Master-RM, 50 points
Obedience Champion-OC, Rally Obedience Champion-RO, Agility Champion-AG CH, Field Champion-F CH, Earthdog Champion, Field Trial Champion-FT Ch, Retrieving Trial Champion-RT Ch, Herding Champion-H CH, Versatile Herding Champion-V H CH, Tracking Champion-T Ch, Track & Search Dog Champion-TSD Ch, Dances with Dogs Freestyle Champion-FS.CH, Heelwork To Music Champion-HTM.CH, Singles Field Champion-sFCH100 points
Obedience Grand Champion-Gr OC, Grand Field Trial Champion-GR FT Ch, Grand Retrieving Trial Champion-Gr RT Ch, Grand Herding Champion-GR H CH, Versatile Herding Champion Excellent-VH CH X, Track & Search Dog Grand Champion-TSD Gr Ch120 points
All other ANKC issued titles not listed above30 points

Competition Specific Rules

  • These rules should be read in conjuction with the rules covering all pointscore competitions.
  • The Breeder Tally Board will be split separately into conformation (eligible titles and show results) and performance (eligible titles).
  • Entry into the Breeder Competition is open only to persons who at some time during the period 1/1/2023 to 31/12/2023 are the registered owner of the prefix under a registration in Australia with the Australian National Kennel Council (each an "Owner). Points for results and titles are only awarded for dogs that have been bred in Australia under a registered (and financial) Australian prefix.
  • Points for Royal shows are restricted to the capital city Royals (ie Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, Hobart, Adelaide, Perth, Darwin)
  • For the conformation tally, in the event that more than one Prefix has the same number of points, the Owner whose Prefix had the most BIS awards will be the winner.
  • To receive points for a Title, the date the certificate was issued must be between 1st November 2022 and 31st December 2023 and we must receive a copy of the certificate (not the pedigree form) within 90 days of the date of issue for verification purposes. (Final date for acceptance of certificates for inclusion in the 2023 competition is 4-Jan-24 9:00 (AEST)).
  • Grand Champion and Supreme Champion cannot be claimed in the same competition year. If both titles are claimed in the same competition year, the Supreme Champion points will replace the Grand Champion points.
  • When sending the certificate to us, please follow up with us after 7 days if the points have not been added. It is your responsibility to check that the title has been received by us and the points have been added within the 90 day timeframe and any other time limits as specified in the rules.
  • You can forward a copy of the certificate to us by one of the following methods.