The Kennel Club of Jersey have set out the following criteria for Channel Island Obedience Dog of the Year, which will come into force on January 1st 2017 to qualify for the competition being held in February 2018.
Beginner will be included.
Qualifying dogs will be the top 6 dogs from the nominated* shows at each level, i.e. Beginner, Novice, A, B & C.
A 1st place will be an automatic qualification in any of the above classes.
Points will then be allocated as follows: 2nd = 150 points, 3rd = 50 points, 4th = 25 points.
Four shows per year in each Island will be nominated as qualifiers, either Limit or Open.
*IDTC qualifying shows are: March Limit, May Open, July Limit and December Open.