Junior Handlers

LIMITED  CLASS:  Junior  Handlers  will  be  invited  to  enter  if  they  have been placed Best Junior Handler (from the winners of a minimum of two competing classes) at SEVEN or more AKC Licensed or Member shows held between November 1, 2015 and October 31, 2016 (inclusive), and who were at least 9 years old and under 18 years old at the time of each qualifying win. A memento Certificate of eligibility, along with a blank entry form and return envelope will be sent regular First Class mail, to the address on file with our superintendent. You do NOT need to wait to receive the invitation before entering. Address changes for the Qualifying Certificate must be reported to the Superintendent prior to 5:00 P.M. (E.S.T.), November 4, 2016. It is the exhibitor’s responsibility to verify the address on file with the Superintendent.

Only those Juniors whose names appear on the posted list are eligible for the Junior showmanship competition at this show. For dogs attempting to enter both Juniors and the limited competition, acceptance into the Junior showmanship class at this show does not guarantee acceptance into the limited competition.

Entries for dogs entered in breed/obedience competition and in Junior showmanship competition are subject to all the provisions outlined in this premium list and on the entry form as to fee, closing date, eligibility, benching, etc. DUE TO THE LARGE ENTRY, A JUNIOR MAY BE JUDGED ON A DAY DIFFERENT FROM THE DAY THEIR BREED IS BENCHED. JUNIOR SHOWMANSHIP ONLY DOGS ARE NOT BENCHED FOR THE PERIOD REQUIRED FOR BREED/OBEDIENCE ENTRIES. DOGS ENTERED IN JUNIORS ADDITIONALLY TO BREED/VARIETY CLASSES OR OBEDIENCE ARE BENCHED DURING THE REQUIRED HOURS.

Entries for dogs entered in Junior Showmanship may not be postmarked any time prior to the list of qualifying Juniors being posted at westminsterkennelclub.org and/or infodog.com or November 16, 2016, whichever is the earliest date. However, all forms must be completed and received by MB-F, Inc., P.O. Box 22067, Greensboro, NC 27420, no later than 3:00 P.M. E.S.T., Friday, December 2, 2016.

IMPORTANT NOTE: IF A JUNIOR IS SHOWING A DOG ALSO ENTERED IN ONE OF THE OFFERED BREED OR OBEDIENCE CLASSES, Do not send separate entry forms.