Show Classes & Points

Competition Class & Win

  • Must have a minimum of two (2) dogs in a class or variety.
  • Must win Best Female/ Male competing against one (1) or more dogs of your breed to get competition win.
  • In the event you receive a Best in Breed without any other class dogs, you must win at least Reserve Best in Show to earn ‘competition points’.
  • Dogs can only compete in one class per show (Exceptions- dog is being handled in Junior Handler Competition and/or participating in Weight Pull Competition and/or Sporting Events.)

Conformation Points:
1st Place: 10 points
Best Male/Best Female: 20 points
Best Overall (Breeds without varieties): 20 points
Best of Male/Female
(Breeds with varieties): 20 Points
Best of Variety: 10 Points
Best of Winners:
10 Points
Best in Breed: (10 Points for EBKC Top 10 Dogs List)
Best in Show: (10 Points for EBKC Top 10 Dogs List)

Age Groups:

  • Pre‐Novice- 3‐6 months (no points)
  • Novice – 6‐9 months
  • Puppy – 9‐12 months
  • Junior – 1‐2 years ( Variety Classes start from here onwards)
  • Adult – 2‐3 years
  • Senior – 3 & up

EBKC Championship Requirements

• A total of 150 points is required for an EBKC Conformation Championship title.
• A dog must earn at least three major wins under two different judges as Best Male/Female of Variety (2 dogs or more constitutes competition)
• Dog must have attained all required points and majors under three different judges.
• Reserve Male/Female will be awarded points and major if winner is found not to be eligible for win.
• Examples: If your dog is in the 1-2 year class and you had at least 1 dog to compete against then 10 points will be awarded to winner. (If there are no others dogs in class, no points are awarded).
– If a dog has at least 1 other male/female to compete with for Best Male or Best Female in the variety then winner will receive 20 points and a major.(If there are no other males, no points nor major is awarded).
– If a dog competes against another dog for Best of Variety then winner is awarded 10 points (If there are no other varieties to compete against, no points are awarded).
– If a dog is a Variety winner then it will compete for Best of Winners (all of the Variety winners (Standard, Pocket, and XL) if a dog will win this it will achieve 10 points.

• Total of 50 points and one (1) major earned in one show.

Types of EBKC Sanctioned Dog Shows

Multi-breed shows: offer competitions for over more than 1 breed and varieties of dogs recognized by the EBKC.

Specialty shows : are restricted to dogs of a specific breed or to varieties/type of one breed. For example, The American Bully: Standard, Pocket, Classic and XL Variety, American Pit Bull Terrier; Classic and Standard type, and American Bulldog; Classic and Standard type.

Which Dogs may participate:

To be eligible to compete, a dog must:

  • be individually registered with the European Bully Kennel Club.
  • be 3 months of age or older.
  • be a breed for which classes are offered at a show.
  • meet any eligibility requirements in the written standard for its breed.

Best Stud Dog and Best Brood Bitch Show Classes

– Classes shall be divided by breed and judged separately by sex.
– These classes shall be judged on the quality of the Offspring and not the individual stud dogs and brood bitches.
-Stud dogs and brood bitches must be permanently registered with EBKC as of the day of the show to be eligible for this class.
– Offspring may compete if they are permanently registered with EBKC or are out of EBKC Registered litters.
– Spayed bitches and neutered dogs are eligible to compete in these classes but not as Offspring.
– The Judge shall give up to 2 placements, where possible, in these classes.
– Only the exhibitors of the stud dogs and brood bitches are required to wear armbands in these classes.
a. Stud Dog. Each entry in this class shall consist of a stud dog and at least two but not more than four dogs sired by that dog. The progeny must be at least three months of age and may include both sexes. At least two of the progeny must be entered in the Conformation Show. Stud dogs entered in this class may not be counted as Offspring for their sires in the same class. Entries shall be made in the name of the stud dog.
b. Brood Bitch. Each entry in this class shall consist of a brood bitch and at least two but not more than four dogs produced by that bitch. The offspring must be at least three months of age and may include both sexes. At least two of the offspring must be entered in the licensed classes. Brood bitches entered in this class may not be counted as offspring for their dams in the same class. Entries shall be made in the name of the brood bitch.
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