2012 AKC/Eukanuba National Championship

Honor Roll Eligibility

NOTICE: THE 2012 EVENT WILL BE OPEN FOR ALL DOGS TO ENTER. CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS BEING AWARDED TO ALL CLASS DOGS AND GRAND CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS AWARDED IN BEST OF BREED COMPETITION.

WE WELCOME ALL DOGS (DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL) TO JOIN THE 2012 QUALIFIERS.

WE WELCOME ALL DOGS (DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL) TO JOIN THE 2012 QUALIFIERS. AKC’S WEBSITE HIGHLIGHTS A LIST OF DOGS WITH EXEMPLARY ACHIEVEMENTS IN MANY AREAS OF COMPETITION AND THOSE DOGS WILL BE RECOGNIZED WITH SPECIAL ACKNOWLEDGMENTS FOR REACHING THESE GOALS. THE AKC/EUKANUBA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP HONOR ROLL REGISTERY WILL EARN A "CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT" THAT WILL BE SENT TO THOSE DOGS THAT HAVE OBTAINED THESE ACCOMPLISHMENTS DURING THE TRADITIONAL TIME PERIOD(S), ALONG WITH A LIST OF INCENTIVES IN RECOGNITION OF THESE ACCOMPLISHMENTS.

Entries Close

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Premium Lists will be online on or about September 12, 2012

Honor Roll Dates for the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship

October 12, 2011 through October 10, 2012

Automatic Honor Roll Eligibility:
Dogs automatically qualify for the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship by meeting any one of the following criteria:

  • Dogs ranked in the top 25 of their breed (by breed points only) at the end of the qualifying period View List
  • Dogs receiving an all - breed Best in Show at an AKC show held during the qualifying period View List
  • Dogs winning Best of Breed at a parent club national specialty* View List
    * In the event a parent club holds more than one national during the qualifying period, the club will designate which show will "count" as the national specialty for AKC/Eukanuba National Championship purpose.
  • Dogs completing their Grand Championship during the current qualifying period View List
  • Dogs completing a Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum Grand Champion Level in the qualifying period. This will include those dogs that are elevated to an additional level during the qualifying period. View List
  • Dogs completing their championship with all points earned from the Bred-By-Exhibitor Class View List
  • Dogs completing their championship with all points earned from the Amateur Owner Handled Class View List
  • Miscellaneous breeds who have won a CM (Certificate of Merit title) or at least three (3) Best of Breed WITH COMPETITION or One (1) Best in Misc. class WITH COMPETITION during the current qualifying period. View List

Other Honor Roll Eligibility:

  • Breeder Owner Handled Puppy
    Dogs earning their championship during the qualifying period with all of their points earned as Breeder/Owner handled originating from Puppy and BBE class may be eligible for the Honor Roll. All of the points do not have to be earned during the qualifying period, but the championship does.
    View List of Puppy/BBE Champions
  • Amateur Owner Handled Puppy
    Dogs earning their championship during the qualifying period with all of their points earned as Amateur/Owner handled originating from Puppy and/or Amateur Owner Handled class may be eligible for the Honor Roll. All of the points do not have to be earned during the qualifying period, but the championship does.
    View List of Puppy/AOH Champions

If your dog's name is not on one of these lists and you believe they are eligible please contact Michael Canalizo at: mlc@akc.org

Qualifying for Junior Showmanship
Eligibility to enter the event is based on the Junior's accomplishments in the show ring and in the classroom. A full list of information about Junior Showmanship and qualifying Juniors can be found here.