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The German Longhaired Pointer Club

GLPC Open August 2nd 2015

At The Three Counties Showground
Malvern, Worcestershire. WR13 6NW
On Sunday 2nd August 2015
Show Opens: 07.30am Judging Commences Not Before: 2.00pm
Only undocked dogs and legally docked dogs may be entered for exhibition at this show
All Judges at this show agree to abide by the following statement: “In assessing dogs, judges must
penalise any features or exaggerations which they consider would be detrimental to the soundness,
health and well being of the dog”.
Guarantors to the Kennel Club
Mr D Winser (Chairman), Pointers, Wistow, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire. PE28 2QH
Mrs E Winser (Secretary), Pointers, Wistow, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire. PE28 2QH. 01487 822366
Mr C Hartnoll (Treasurer), Jack’s House, Ruddle Way, Langham, Rutland. LE15 7NS
ENTRIES CLOSE - MONDAY
6th July 2015

Download Entry Forms Here

Essential Information

Definitions of Classes

In the following definitions, a Challenge Certificate includes any Show award that counts towards the title of Champion under the Rules of any governing body recognised by the Kennel Club.

Wins at Championship Shows in breed classes where Challenge Certificates are not on offer shall be counted as wins at Open Shows.

In the case of a dog owned in partnership and entered in Members’ classes or competing for Members’ Specials each partner must at the time of entry be a member of the Society. In estimating the number of awards won, all wins up to and including the seventh day before the date of closing of entries shall be counted when entering for any class i.e. 29th June 2015.

Wins in Variety classes do not count for entry in Breed classes but when entering in Variety classes, wins in both Breed and Variety classes must be counted.  A first prize does not include a Special Prize of whatever value.

If an exhibitor reports before the judging of a class or classes that a dog has been entered which is ineligible, the exhibitor may choose one of the following options:

 

  • Withdrawal.
    • The dog may be withdrawn from competition subject to the conditions of Regulations 9(j) and 20.
  • Transfer

a) If a dog is ineligible for a class or classes as regards its colour, sex, weight or height the Show Secretary shall transfer it to the equivalent class or classes for the correct colour, sex, weight or height and, in the event of there being no equivalent class, Minor Puppy and Puppy excepted to the Open class for the correct colour, sex, weight or height.

b) For an exhibit entered incorrectly in a Minor Puppy Class, Puppy Class or Junior Class, which is over age but under twelve calendar months of age, eighteen calendar months of age or twenty-four calendar months of age respectively, the Show Secretary shall transfer the exhibit to the Puppy Class, Junior Class or Yearling Class respectively for the correct colour, sex, weight or height and in the event of there being no Puppy, Junior or Yearling Class to the Open class for the correct colour, sex, weight or height.

c) For any reason other than the above, the Show Secretary shall transfer it to the Open class for the correct colour, sex, weight or height.

d) If an exhibit arrives late and misses a class, even if it is the only class in which the dog is entered, the dog may not be transferred to any other class.

PUPPY. For dogs of six and not exceeding twelve calendar months of age on the first day of the show. JUNIOR. For dogs of six and not exceeding eighteen calendar months of age on the first day of the show.

YEARLING. For dogs of twelve and not exceeding twenty-four calendar months of age on the first day of the Show.

POST GRADUATE. For dogs which have not won a Challenge Certificate or five or more First Prizes at Championship Shows in Post Graduate, Minor Limit, Mid Limit, Limit and Open classes, whether restricted or not where Challenge Certificates were offered for the breed.

LIMIT. For dogs which have not become show Champions under the Kennel Club Regulations or under the rules of any governing body recognised by the Kennel Club or won 7 or more First Prizes in all at Championship Shows in Limit or Open Classes confined to the Breed, whether restricted or not at Shows where Challenge Certificates were offered for the breed.

OPEN. For all dogs of the breed for which the class is provided and eligible for entry at the Show.

VETERAN. For dogs of not less than seven years of age on the first day of the Show.

FIELD TRIAL. For dogs which have won prizes, Diplomas of Merit or Certificates of Merit in actual competition at a Field Trial held under Kennel Club or Irish Kennel Club Field Trial Regulations.

NOT FOR COMPETITION. Societies may at their discretion, accept Not for Competition entries. Societies may accept such entries from breeds of dog not included within the title of the Society and at Shows held over more than one day, such entries may be accepted on any day from any breed