Class Dogs Have the Opportunity to Earn Championship Points for Group 2/3/4

Effective January 1, 2023, dogs entered in regular classes will have the opportunity to earn championship points for Group 2, 3, and 4 placements.  As defined in Chapter 16, Section 2 of the AKC Rules Applying to Dog Shows, a dog in its breed competition at a show which has placed Winners, and which also has finished second, third, or fourth in its group competition at the same show shall be awarded championship points figured at the highest point rating of any breed or recognized variety of any breed entered in the show and entitled to winners points in its group, exclusive of any breed or variety that placed higher in the group class.

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