Competition “Best of Breed (BOB)”
A “best of breed” will be carried out for every breed/variety for which a CACIB is assigned by the FCI as well as for breeds provisionally recognized by the FCI.
After judging all classes the “Best of Breed” will be determined by the judge from the dogs and bitches of the junior, veteran, intermediate, champion, working and open class.
Those dogs who have received a CACIB, winners of the junior class (provided they received the highest possible form value grade) and the „Best Veteran“ can take part in the competition.
In the case of International shows the rule applies that for breeds which have been “provisionally” recognized by the FCI and hence are not awarded a CACIB, dogs who have received a candidature to the title “German Champion” (VDH), first-placed dogs of the veteran class as well as winners of the junior class (provided they have received the highest possible form value grade) are entitled to take part.
“Best Veterans of Breed” are entitled to participate. The assessment of the dogs in this competition is carried out by the judge according to the standard. However particular consideration should be given to the overall condition
of the dogs. The organisers will place and introduce the veterans to the public individually (1-3).
Best in Group (BIG)
Each Best of Breed will participate in the Group Competition (Group= FCI Group). Each Best of Breed will receive a diploma showing the colour of the corresponding group. Only dogs with such a diploma may participate in the competition.
Best in Show (BIS)
All Group winners of the VDH-Europasieger-Show 2020 will participate in the competition “Best in Show (BIS) of the VDH-Europasieger-Show 2020” which will take place on 14th June, 2020, around 6.30 p.m. All Group Winner of the Frühjahrssieger-Ausstellung 2020 will participate in the competition “Best in Show (BIS) of the Frühjahrssieger-Ausstellung 2020” which will take place on 14th June, 2020, around 6.00 p.m.
A Breeders’ Group will consist of a minimum of 3 dogs of one breed with the same kennel name. Each must at least have achieved the classification “good” or have been shown in the Veteran Class on the day of the show.
Any offspring of a dog or bitch may participate in the progeny group competition. A group consists of the sire or dam with at least 5 offspring, male and female. All entered dogs must have been shown before with at least the classification “good”. At least two dogs of the group must have been presented at this day‘s show. The required classification document must be presented with the entry. Judging criteria are the quality of each dog and the phenotypical conformity with sire or dam.
A male and a female, both property of the exhibitor, may be entered. Judging is according the Breeders’ Group and the most typical couple should win. Both dogs must at least have achieved the classification of “good” or have been exhibited in the Veteran Class on the day of the show.
This is a very helpful preparation for Youngsters who intend to exhibit dogs in future. Therefore, the quality of dogs presented by them will be irrelevant.