|Explanations for the results|
|SKK Int. =
Swedish Kennel Club International Dog Show
SKK Nat. = Swedish Kennel Club National Dog Show
SSRK = Swedish Spaniel and Retriever National Dog Show
SK = Swedish Springer Spaniel club
BIR = BOB
BIM = BOS
CERT = CC
BT-1, BT-2 ... = Best Bitch-1, Best Bitch-2 ...
BH-1, BH-2 ... = Best Dog-1, Best Dog-2...
Äg. = Owner
BIR-valp = BOB-puppy
BIR-veteran = BOB-veteran
BIR-avelsgrupp = BOB-progeny group
BIR-uppfödargrupp = BOB-breeders group
Complete rules for entering a dog show in Sweden: Visit the Swedish Kennel Club KennelKlubben.
The following classes are separate for dogs and bitches unless otherwise stated:
Puppy class ("valpklass")
6-9 months - unofficial class
Puppies under 9 months are not eligible for any of the official classes.
All exhibits awarded a first prize in this class are eligible for junior competition class.
Junior competition class (juncc)
All exhibits awarded a HP (honours prize) are considered as promising. A dog of excellent type can be awarded a Ck (champion quality). Only dogs that have been awarded a Ck are qualified to compete in Best Dog/Best Bitch-class.
Youngster class ("unghundsklass")
All exhibits awarded a first prize in this class are eligible for youngster competition class.
Youngster competition class (ycc)
All exhibits awarded a HP (honours prize) are considered as promising. A dog of excellent type can be awarded a Ck. Only dogs that have been awarded a Ck are qualified to compete in Best Dog/Best Bitch-class.
Field trial class ("jakhundsklass")
9 months and over
A) For breeds that need Field trial merits to be eligible for CC (Challenge certificate) competition.
Quality grading. Dogs given a 1st grade goes on to competition class. Juniors, Youngsters or Veterans which are eligible for Field trial class and want to compete for the CC must be entered in this class.
B) For breeds
that have Field trial class but that do not need
Field trial merits to be eligible for CC competition
Quality grading. Dogs given a 1st grade go on to competition class. Juniors, Youngsters or Veterans which are eligible for Field trial class may be entered in this class.
Field trial competition
A) For breeds that need Field trial merits to be eligible for CC competition.
The winner is, if the judge consider him/her to be of champion quality, awarded the challenge certificate (CC). Any number of dogs placed behind the winner can be given Ck. The CC or the Ck qualifies the receiver to compete for Best Male or Best Bitch.
B) For breeds that have Field trial
class but that do not need Field trial merits to be
eligible for CC competition
Any number of dogs can be given Ck. The Ck qualifies the receiver to compete for the CC in Best Male or Best Bitch class.
Open class ("Öppen klass")
24 months and over, excluding Swedish champions. For breeds that have no Working trial/Field trial class or as the examples mentioned below.
Dogs awarded a 1st prize go on to Open competition class.
Dogs which already have three CC's can be entered in this clas instead of Working trial/Field trial class. Dogs which have three CC's eligible for Working trial/Field trial class can instead be entered in this class.
Open competition class (occ)
Competition class were dogs of excellent type are awarded Ck which gives them the right to compete in Best Dog/Best Bitch class.
Champion class (chc)
Swedish or International champions only
Ck is awarded to any number of dogs that according to the judges opinion are considered worthy of their championship. Dog awarded Ck shall compete in Best Dog/Best Bitch class. Dogs entered in Champion class can not be awarded CC.
Veteran class (vc)
7 years of age or more
Very well preserved veterans can be awarded HP. Veterans of excellent quality and still in full bloom can be awarded Ck and are then eligible to compete in Best Male or Best Bitch class. Provided that the dog has been awarded at least a HP, the Best Dog Veteran and the Best Bitch Veteran should compete for Best Veteran of Breed.
Veteran in breeds which need Field trial merits for CC and wants to compete for the CC must be entered in Field trial class.
Best Dog/Best Bitch class
All exhibits awarded the Ck or CCduring the day should compete for Best Dog. Winner of the class is awarded Best Dog of Breed. The identical procedure is employed with the bitches. The dog or bitch placed first is awarded the CC if this has not already been given in the Field trial class.The Best Dog and the Best Bitch should finally compete for Best of Breed (BIR) and Best of Opposite Sex (BIM).
Not eligible for the CC is a dog which:
a) already has been awarded the Swedish champion title
b) is entered in the Champion class
c) already has been awarded three CC's