Rules of the WUSB-Shows

 

 1. Classes

Following classes must be contained:

1.    Puppy-class (6 - 9 months)

2.    Youth-class (9 - 18 months)

3.    Intermediate class (15 - 24 months)

4.    Open class (from 15 months)

5.    Champion-class (from 15 months)

6.    Veteran-class (from 8 years)

Breeder’s-group (at least 3 dogs with same kennel affix) and pair-class (2 dogs from same owner, in accordance with the F.C.I.-rules)

The set up of a baby-class (3 – 6 months) as well as more competitions, for example: child and dog, historic group, and the like, lies in the decision of the organizer.

For the entry into the Champion Class the show rules of the organizing member country are responsible, and a copy of the recognized title has to be sent with the entry form. These regulations must be presented in the invitation as well as in the entry form.

2. Title-award

Following titles are available:

"WUSB-Champion", " WUSB-Youth-Champion" and “WUSB-Veteran-Champion”.

The title "WUSB-Youth-Champion" is given to each with Excellent 1 judged dog in the four youth classes.

The title "WUSB-Champion" is to get four times: for short- and long-hair, male dog and bitch, to decide from the best dogs of the Champion-, Intermediate and Open Class (in accordance with a CACIB-qualifying contest).

The title "WUSB-Veteran-Champion" is given to the best veteran (one short-hair and one long-hair).

Out of the 4 WUSB-Champions and the 2 WUSB-Veteran-Champions is then to determine the day's winner "Best in Show".

There is no CAC-award.

3. Prices

A show-price and a diploma for each entered dog.

A price for each entered breeder's group and each entered couple.

The WUSB-Champions, the WUSB-Veteran-Champions and the WUSB-Youth-Champions get an engraved memory-offering with the WUSB-Title (WUSB... 20...). (Goblets, cups, plates or the like)

For the "Best in Show" is to give a representative goblet, paid by the WUSB and presented by the WUSB-President.

Furthermore following prices come to the award:

a) to the best breeder's group (if in contest)

b) to the best couple (if in contest)

The award of more prices is in the decision of the organizer, for example for the oldest dog or the dog with the longest journey.

4. Judging

It will be judged in 4 rings. Two judges per ring (all from different clubs). With over 250 entries a fifth ring has to be set up by the show-manager.

The organizing country nominates a judge and additionally the judges-chairman. The remaining 7 judges are chosen on the WUSB-delegates meeting of the previous year. Each member-club has suggestion-right. The next 3 - 4 not chosen judges form the reserve.

Clubs without own judges can propose a judge of another member-club once per 2 years.

The proposed judges must at least already have judged twice on international shows and have to be listed on the judges list run by the WUSB Board. They should have taken part in one WUSB-judges meeting within the last 3 years at least. If a judge should be able to take not part in a meeting, so he has to apologize in writing previously. Several unexcused absences result in a nomination-prohibition. A judge should not judge in WUSB shows on 2 consecutive years.

Up to 2 months before the show, a club, from which a judge is unable to participate, may nominate even another judge. If a judge is unable to participate after this period, so he is replaced by a reserve-judge in accordance with the sequence of the vote.

With the invitation to the show, the organizer may but not must declare the judges-pairs.

The judges-pairs are assigned to the classes by lot on the eve of the show under supervision of the WUSB-President. In any case, one should pay attention to the different experience of the judges and the language-problem.

The organizer must provide ring-writers with knowledge of languages.

Open Class, Intermediate Class and Champion Class of the same hair-type and sex have to be judged from the same judge-pair.

The judges in the different classes decide the respective WUSB-Champions as well as the WUSB-Youth-Champions.

The 4 involved judges decide the WUSB-Veteran-Champion.

All judges decide together in the honorary-ring on the couples, breeder's-groups and the "Best in Show ". The judges’ chairman adjudicates with tie.

Legible judge-reports must be written.

5. Organization

The organizing club determines a responsible show-manager.

One requires per ring as ring-personnel:

-           Ring-leaders (ring-stewards)

-           Ring-writers (with the judge)

-           Ring-secretary (at the table)

More show-personal like veterinarian, first-aid attendants, secretariat, cleaners, "errand persons"    a. s. o. is recommended.

The whole organization of the WUSB-Show, also the establishing of a One-Days- or Two-Days-Show, just as the division of time is incumbent on the organizing club.

The WUSB-Show is opened by the presidents of the hosting club and the WUSB.

The organizer of the WUSB-Show prints documents (diplomas) for each exhibitor. The documents (diplomas) are prepared and filled in by the ring-secretary so that the judges only just have to sign it.

Show-terrains:

The dogs can be judged outside with good weather. For ring-secretaries and judges, tents are to be put in each ring with table and chairs. With bad weather, the rings should be transfered indoors. If this is not possible, shelters should be nearby for dogs and owners.

Information-stands of the WUSB-member-clubs are desired, commercial stands possible.

The rings are decorated with the flags of the WUSB-countries.

Loudspeaker system:

Must be absolutely existing. There should be a speaker, who informs about happening in the rings. (National language and WUSB-language).

Boxes:

If possible boxes should be exist corresponding to the size of the St. Bernards.

It is advantageous, if is prepared a certain number of closed boxes, in which dogs can sleep. If organizational possible, for also the night from Sunday to Monday.

Housings:   

2 - 3 price ranges, camping.

One of the hotels has to allow that dogs can also sleep in the room, if wished.

Banquet:

Either on the eve of the Show or in the evening of the first day (on Two-Days-Shows) for approximately 100 - 150 persons, if possibly with music. The meal typically for the country, but not too expensive.

6. Entries:

The organizer sends the advertising papers and entry forms at least 6 months before the show to all clubs, that commit itself to refer these to interested members. The invitation of the show must be printed in the club-magazines and in the "Barry International".

Catalogue:

Printed or photocopied (ads of clubs and exhibitors desires, commercial advertisement allowable). A foreword explains purpose and sense of the WUSB to the visitors. Entry end approximately 3 weeks before the show (is left to the organizer).

Each active judge gets a completely filled catalogue later.

PR/public relations:

For the advertisement for the breed very important: posters, advertisements, radio, TV etc.

7. Finances:

The organizer of the WUSB-Show takes on the financial regulation.

The WUSB-treasurer pays a subsidy, its height fixes the delegates-meeting.

The entry fee should be held however preferably low. The entry of the Breeder's Groups and Couples Classes is free.

If a WUSB-Congress should be organized in connection with the WUSB-Show, the additional financial questions are to be clarified with the WUSB-Board previously. This event as well as the delegates - or judges-meeting should take place near the showing-terrain, preferably in the hotel of the banquet.

Judges-expenses:

The organizer takes on for the active judges including an escort the banquet as well as an overnight stay with breakfast and the lunch on the day of the show.

8. General

The organizing club will be selected by the delegates-meeting 2 years previously. Place and time are announced in the next delegates meeting. Also possibly wished deviations of the rules must be decided there.

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Passed in the delegates-meeting on July 31st, 1998 in Vejen/Denmark.

Resolution about the number of judges and the not-awarding of a CAC passed in the delegates meeting on June 7th, 2003 in St. Truiden (Belgium)

Establishment of the new Intermediate Class passed in the delegates meeting on May 21st, 2004 in Esztergom (Hungary).

Decided unanimously in the delegates meeting at Mlada Boleslav/Czechia on June 1st, 2012

 

 

All previous WUSB-Show rules become invalid with it.

 

For the correctness:

Wolfgang Ketzler

President

 

 

June 1st, 2012

 

 

 

Qualifying in the WUSB-Show:

Long hair

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

dogs

catalogue-number

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Youth class place 1

 

WUSB-Youth-

Champion

longhair male

 

 

 

 

 

Champion class Ex 1

 

---à

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Open class Ex 1

 

---à

WUSB-

Champion

------->

 

 

 

 

Intermediate Class Ex 1

 

-----à

 

Longhair male

 

 

 

 

 

bitches

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Youth class place 1

 

WUSB-Youth

 

Champion

longhair female

 

 

 

 

 

Champion class Ex 1

 

---à

 

 

------->

 

 

 

 

Open class Ex 1

 

---à

WUSB-

Champion

 

Best

 

 

 

Intermediate Class Ex 1

 

---à

 

Longhair female

 

In Show:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shorthair

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

dogs

Catalogue-number

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Youth class place 1

 

WUSB-Youth-

Champion

shorthair female

 

 

 

 

 

Champion class Ex 1

 

-----à

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Open class Ex 1

 

---à

WUSB-

Champion

------->

 

 

 

 

Intermediate Class Ex 1

 

---------------à

 

Shorthair male

 

 

 

 

 

bitches

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Youth class place 1

 

WUSB-Youth

 

Champion

shorthair female

 

 

 

 

 

Champion class Ex 1

 

---à

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Open class Ex 1

 

---à

WUSB-

Champion

------->

 

 

 

 

Intermediate Class Ex 1

 

---à

 

Shorthair female