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AKC TITLE AND ABBREVIATIONS

Ch.
Champion:
Dogs must acquire 15 points, including 2 majors won under different judges and at least one point under a third different judge.
 Conformation   See  Judges Conformation Standard
CT
Champion Tracker:
Dog must hold all 3 tracking titles (TD, TDX and VST)
 Tracking Test
DC
Dual Champion:
Any dog that has been awarded the title of Champion of Record (Ch.) may be designated as a "Dual Champion," after it has also been awarded the title of Field Champion (FC) or Herding Champion (HC)
Conformation / Field Trial / Herding Trial
GCH
Grand Champion:
Completion of the title requires all of the following:
Twenty five Grand Championship points
Three majors won under three different judges
At least one or more points won under a fourth judge
Must have defeated at least one other AKC Champion of Record at three shows
Earning the GCH title (COUNTING POINTS)
 Conformation
HC
Herding Champion:
For a title, dog must receive 15 points with at least two 1sts carrying championship points, 1 of which must be for 3 pts. or better.
 Herding Trial
MACH
Master Agility Champion:
In order to acquire the title, a dog must achieve a minimum of 750 championship points and 20 double qualifying scores obtained from the Excellent B Standard Agility class and the Excellent B Jumpers With Weaves class.
Agility Trial
NAC
National Agility Champion:
The winner of the annual National Agility Championship shall be entitled to be designated National Agility Champion of _____(year).
 National Agility Championship
NOC
National Obedience Champion:
The winner of the annual National Obedience Invitational shall be entitled to be designated National Obedience Champion of _____(year)
National Obedience Invitational
OTCH
Obedience Trial Champion:
Dog must have won:
100 points;
Dog must receive at least one first place Open B, one first place Utility and a third first place ribbon in either class
First places must be awarded by 3 different judges
Must be at all-breed events One of the required first places may have been won at a Specialty Show.
Open B must have 6 in competition
Utility must have 3 in competition
Obedience Trial
PACH Preferred Agility Champion:
In order to acquire the title, a dog must achieve a minimum of 750 championship points and 20 double qualifying scores obtained from the Excellent B Preferred Standard Agility class and the Excellent B Preferred Jumpers With Weaves class.
 Agility Trial
PNAC Preferred National Agility Champion:
The winner of the annual National Agility Championship in each Preferred class jump height shall be entitled to be designated Preferred National Agility Champion of _____(year).
 National Agility Championship
TC
Triple Champion:
Any dog that has been awarded the title of Dual Champion (DC) and the title of Obedience Trial Champion (OTCH) or Tracking Champion (CT) or Agility Champion (MACH) may be designated as a Triple Champion.
VCCH
Versatile Companion Champion:
Effective January 1, 2001, title will precede the name of the dog that completes a OTCH, MACH and CT.
Obedience Trial / Agility Trial / Tracking Test


 

Novice NA Novice Agility 3
Open OA Open Agility 3
Excellent AX Agility Excellent 3
Excellent MX Master Agility Excellent 10
Novice Jumpers With Weaves NAJ Novice Agility Jumpers 3
Open JWW OAJ Open Agility Jumpers 3
Excellent JWW AXJ Agility Excellent Jumpers 3
Excellent JWW MXJ Master Agility Excellent Jumpers 10

 

UKC TITLES AND ABBREVIATIONS

Dock Jumping (Air Dog)
                                        Distance Jumping (Ultimate Air) Titles:

Lure Coursing

Obedience

Rally Obedience

 

CFCBB FRENCH KENNEL CLUB ACRONYMS 


LOF
: (Livre des origines Françaises) French studbook, of SCC
LA : (Livre d'Attente) French "Waiting Book" , for dogs without known ascending
LOSH : (Livre des Origines Saint-Hubert), Belgian studbook , of Saint-Hubert
ALSH : Annex to the LOSH, for Belgian's dogs without known ascending (equivalent to the French LA)
LOB : (Livre des Origines Belge) Belgian studbook not recognized by the International Canine Federation
SHSB (Schweizerisches Hundestammbuc) or LOS: Switzerland studbook, of SCS
NHSB : (Nederlandsch Hondenstamboek) Holland studbook, of RBKGN
AKC : American Kennel Club
LOI : Italian studbook

Ch : champion, the abbreviation following indicates the country where was awarded the championship :
CS or Fr : France
Bel : Belgium
Esp : Spain
Lux : Luxembourg
GB : United Kingdom
Holl. : Hollande
Sw. Switz , or Sui. : Switzerland
Int. : International
Ch. Repro : Italian title, dog who produced 3 italian's champions
Ch. Tr.: Working Champion
Ch. CTR : French Ring Champion

Meaning of SCC titles and equivalency on the SCC scoring grid :
From scoring 2 the dog must be x-ray for hip dysplasia, and the title is approved only for HD A and HD B
cot. 1/6
dog simply "confirmed" (permission to reproduce for french dogs, based on a simple morphological examination and not requiring X-ray or other test)
1er choix cot. 2/6
dog confirmed Excellent and of high level
+ CSAU since july 2007

Exc. ou Cot. 3 : cot 3/6
dog obtaining qualification Excellent at the annual "national French breeding " (nationale d'élevage française)
with TAN (behavior test) or CANT (herding test) or a working exam
+ (since july 2007) one more "Excellent" in a french specialty show or a CFCBB regional show


s.r. : sujet recommandé cot. 4/6 (recommended subject)
dog obtaining qualification Excellent at the annual "national French breeding " (nationale d'élevage française)
with TAN (behavior test) or CANT (herding test) or a working exam
and selected by the selection committee of CFCBB on its morphology and its origins.
s.r. ut. : sujet recommandé utilisation (working recommended subject)
dog to the highest level of a working discipline, having obtained at least "Very Good" qualifier at the annual "national French breeding " (nationale d'élevage française)
and selected by the selection committee of CFCBB on its morphology and its origins.

 R.e. : sujet élite B cot. 5/6
dog not s.r. that gave birth to :
for male : 4 s.r. with at least two different females
for female : 3 s.r. (and since july 2007) with at least two different litters

 R.E. : sujet élite A cot. 6/6
dog already s.r. that gave birth to :
for male : 4 s.r. with at least two different females
for female : 3 s.r. (and since july 2007) with at least two different litters

Titres Hollandais (NVBH club)
 pE : Geprimeerd op Exterieur: reward over the morphology :
Subject of at least 18 months, free of dysplasia (HDA ou HDB), having obtained at least 2 parts of the behavior test
(sociability test + shot test or sociability test + herding test) the sociability test being compulsory;
A dog can get this title if he had been selected by 2 judges and had got the "Excellent" qualifier at the national show of the breed's club
or if  he has the title of Holland Champion .

pW: Geprimeerd op Werkcapaciteit: reward over working ability :
Subject of at least 18 months, having obtained at least "Very Good" qualifier at the national show of the breed's club
for female : obtaining IPO II (RCI II) with at least 270 pts with at least 90 in C Part
for male : IPO III with at least 270 pts with at least 90 in C Part
or graduation KNPV PH1.

V.V.A. : Voortreffelijk Vererver Elite A: Reproducteur d'Elite Categorie A:
dog pE that gave birth to :
for male : 3 pE with at least two different females
for female : 3 pE

 V.V.B. : Voortreffelijk Vererver Elite B: Reproducteur d'Elite Catégorie B:
dog not pE that gave birth to :
for male : 3 pE with at least two different females
for female : 3 pE

Titres Espagnols (CEPPB)
 S.S. : Sujeto Seleccionado: selected dog:
dog having the CEPPB character test, free of dysplasia
+ having obtained "Excellent" qualifier in adult class at the national show of the breed's club and one else in a regional show

S.S.U. : Sujeto Seleccionado de Utilidad: working selected dog
dog free of dysplasia, having obtained:
at least 2 "Good" qualifier in adult class (one at the national show of the breed's club and one else in a regional show),
in the practiced discipline (recognized by FCI and RSCE) at least 2 "Excellent" and 3 "Very Good", or 5 "Very Good", in the highest level.

R.A. : Reproductor del Año: Best reproductive of the year:
for the female who gets the best score of his variety of at least 40 pts
for the female who gets the best score of his variety of at least 70 pts

R.S. : Reproductor Superior de Categoria "A": Elite Reproductive Class A:
dog S.S. that gave birth to :
for male: 5 dogs S.S.at least,
for female: 3 dogs S.S.at least.
For both sexes, these descendants have to be obtained at least on 2 different alliances.

r.s. : Reproductor Superior de Categoria "B": Reproducteur d'Elite Categorie B:
dog not selected, that gave birth to :
for male: 5 dogs S.S.at least,
for female: 3 dogs S.S.at least.
For both sexes, these descendants have to be obtained at least on 2 different alliance

The tests and disciplines
csau : (certificat de sociabilité et d'aptitude à l'utilisation) Certificate of Sociability and Capacity for Use (France)
tan: (test d'aptitudes naturelles) behavior test of CFCBB (France)
cant : (certificat d'aptitudes naturelles au troupeau) certificate of natural ability to herd (France)

Br : certificate, followed by discipline
Br Tr
ou BTr : certificate for a discipline recognized by the FCI to access to class work at show (mondioring, campagne, RCI or tracking)

Sél. : means that the dog has made the selective of specified discipline
Fin. : Finalist into specified discipline