The WCA was formed by experienced dog breeders, judges and people who love showing their dogs. Here we have broken down the points schedule so you can better understand how your dog is earning points when it competes.
A total of 45 points can be won in a Show
* A Major is when a dog wins Best Male or Best Female
* A Leg is when a dog takes a Champion win
Class breakdown for each variety or breed:
Puppy 6-9 months
Senior puppy 9-12 months
Junior 1-2 years
Adult 2-3 years
Competition Class and Win
Dog´s can only compete in One class per show.
There must be a minimum of 2 dogs in it´s class to earn any points.
All dogs will get 10 points for 1st place in the class (only if there is competition)
1st place winners from each class will compete for best female or best male
The best female and male/and best of varities will compete for best of winners
In order to recieve points for best female and best male or best of winners there must be competition (at least one other dog in competition or group)
To become Champion
In order for your dog to become a WCA Champion the following requirements must be met:
Earn 125 pts
Earn 3 Majors under 3 different judges.
Champion class must have at least 3 dogs competing
To become National Champion
Must have a minimum of 160 pts
Must have earned 5 Majors minimum of 2 outside of state
To become International Champion
Must have earned a minimum of 6 Majors , a minimum of 2 out of state and 2 out of the country