Please note, that the dog must reach the minimum age required for each class at the latest on the day of the show.
Once the entry for the show has closed it is not allowed to transfer a dog from one class to another.
|Baby||4 - under 6 months|
|Puppy - Juniores||6 – under 9 months|
|Junior||9 – under 18 months|
|Intermediate||15 – under 24 months|
|Open||from 15 months|
|Working||from 15 months
(a proof of entitlement must be enclosed with the entry form, WCC)
|Champion||from 15 months
(a proof of entitlement must be enclosed with the entry form)
|Veterans||from 8 years|
|Hors Concours||Not in classes competition. The subject can participate for the Breeders' Group|
|R.S.R.||Only for Italian Dogs who aspire to be enrolled in the RSR register|
Unofficial class, grading, placing from 1 to 4. The best dog baby and bitch baby with VP compete for the Best Puppy of the Breed.
Puppy - Juniores class
Unofficial class, grading, placing from 1 to 4. The best dog puppy and bitch puppy with VP compete for the Best Puppy of the Breed.
9 – under 18 months, do not compete for CACIB, but compete for BOB. The best junior dog and bitch awarded "excellent" will compete for the best junior dog of the breed.
15 – under 24 months, compete for CAC (competing with open class), CACIB and BOB.
15 months onwards, compete for CAC (competing with intermedia class), CACIB and BOB.
15 months onwards, a Working Class Certificate must be enclosed with the entry form. If the certificate is missing, the dog will be automatically entered in "Open class". Compete for CAC, CACIB, BOB.
15 months onwards, for International or National Champions, a copy of this certificate must be enclosed with the entry form. If the certificate is missing, the dog will be automatically entered in "Open class". Compete for CACIB and BOB.
8 years onwards, do not compete for CACIB but compete for BOB. The best veteran dog and bitch awarded "excellent" will compete for the Best Veteran of the breed. Castrated dogs are not allowed to take part in the show.
Dogs entered in this class can participate in the breefers' group if they are deemed "eligible" by the judge. In addition the entries in this class give you the right to measure the dog to confirm the breed where provided. The entries for dogs "out of competition" take place behind the payment of a tax indicated in the Program. The dogs will figure in the catalog with the indication "out of competition" and it won’t be released either qualification or classification.
Only for Italian Dogs who aspire to be enrolled in the RSR register.
A dog and a bitch of the same breed and variety and belonging to the same owner.
Consisting of minimum three and maximum five exhibits of the same breed and variety, no matter what gender, bred by the same person (same kennel name), even if they are not his property.
Consisting of minimum three subjects of the same breed and variety, enrolled at the event by the same owner or breeder. They must have a qualification in their class participation.
The following gradings are to be awarded:
Cannot be judged
Very Promising and Promising for baby and puppy class
The four best dogs of each class will be placed if graded at least "very good". Only the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th places will be awarded. Best of Breed will compete for the Best in Group. In baby class or in puppy class only with Very Promising or Promising.