Dog of the Year (DOTY):

Points system for Members


To be able to enter you must be a fully paid up member for the duration of the competition (2021 and 2022). You cannot submit points and join retrospectively.

  • Points collected from 1st August 2021 through to 31st July 2022
  • The dog and bitch with the highest number of points will be asked to be our representatives.  Should they be unable to attend, the invitation will be passed to the next dog/bitch with the next highest number of points
  • Puppy points do not count
  • Proof of wins may be requested

Entries close Sunday 04th September 2022

Double points can be claimed when gained at any open show held in the South West Area (Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire and Gloucester).

GENERAL OPEN SHOW
PositionPoints
First In Class1
Best In Breed2
Group One4
Group Two3
Group Three2
Group Four1
Best In Show5
Res Best In Show3
BREED CLUB OPEN SHOW
PositionPoints
First in Class1
Reserve Best In Show3
Best In Show4
CHAMPIONSHIP SHOW
PositionPoints
First in Class3
Second in Class2
Third in Class1
Challenge Certificate10
Reserve Challenge Certificate5

For example, your dog wins Best In Show at a General Open Show:

First In Class1 point
Best In Breed2 points
Group One4 points
Best In Show5 points
Total number of points claimed12 points