The December 2006 AKC/Eukanuba National Championship will be held in Long Beach, CA, on December 2 and 3, 2006.
Eligibility to enter the event is based on the Junior's accomplishments in the show ring and in the classroom.
The requirements are:
1. Juniors must have 5 first place wins in an Open Class, with competition present. Wins must be earned between October 12, 2005 and October 10, 2006. Juniors must be under 18 years of age at the time of the wins. Age on the day of the show has no bearing.All Juniors entered will compete in Preliminary classes, in which a specified number of Juniors will be selected by the judges to compete in Finals. Placements are not made in the preliminary classes.
2. Juniors must have a grade point average of at least 3.0 or equivalent for the two semesters completed immediately prior to the closing of entries. GPA must be verified by an official school transcript or home school information sent in and received by AKC prior to the entry form being sent to the Junior. Please submit official transcripts or home school information no later than October 15, 2006. Transcripts or home school information received AFTER October 15, 2006, WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED and no invitation/entry form will be sent. Transcripts may be sent as soon as the current semester ends.
Please send to: AKC, 5580 Centerview Dr., Raleigh, NC 27606 Attn: Juniors.
3. Dogs must conform to eligibility requirements as described in Conformation Junior Showmanship Regulations.
The December 2006 judges for Junior Showmanship are Edmund Dzuik and Allison Johnston (Preliminaries) and Theresa Hundt will judge The Best Junior Finals. Invitational@akc.org.