Qualify for CI Dog of the Year

How Do I Qualify for Channel Island Dog of the Year? 

Breed: To qualify you need to have won a Best in Group, Best Puppy in Group, Best Veteran in Group or Best Brace in Group at one of the ten Jersey or Guernsey shows held throughout the year. 

Qualifying Shows: Jersey 

January Members Show 

Winter Championship Show 

Spring Championship Show 

Summer Open Show 

Summer Championship Show 

November Open Show 

Qualifying Shows: Guernsey

February Members Show 

Spring Open Show 

Autumn Open Show 

Winter Open Show 

Obedience: There are up to eight shows which are qualifiers in Jersey & Guernsey. Eight dogs will be eligible to enter DOTY in each of the following classes: 

Novice, Class A, Class B & Class C. 

A first place in any of the listed classes at qualifying shows earns an automatic place in the DOTY competition. 

The other places will be determined by a points system with dogs earning the highest points going forward. Points will be allocated as follows: 

1 ST – Automatic Qualifying place 

2 nd – 150 points 

3 rd - 50 points 

4 th – 25 points. 

Qualifying Shows: Jersey

Jersey Dog Training June shows, Limit & Open 

Jersey Dog Training November shows, Limit & Open 

Qualifying Shows: Guernsey 

Island Dog Training Club March Limit Show 

Island Dog Training Club May Limit & Open Show 

Island Dog Training Club July Open Show. 

Qualifying Shows: Agility 

There are four qualifying shows in Jersey. To qualify for DOTY a dog must have had a placed clear round (no faults or time faults) from 1ST – 6th in a standard agility or jumping round at the relevant height. The heights are small, medium, intermediate & large. 

Qualifying Shows: Jersey (Run by Agility for Jersey) 

March Show 

May Weekend July Show 

October Show 

Qualifying Shows: Guernsey (None currently licenced or authorised) 

If you have qualified for Channel Island Dog of the Year you will be sent an invite by the last day of November to enter DOTY. 

The competition is held in Mid February of the following year

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