The purpose of these programs is to provide appropriate recognition for the individual Cardigan demonstrating outstanding ability in several areas. These awards are earned on a point system. Points earned in each category are not cumulative. Points will be credited for the highest title achieved in each area. Owners are responsible for submitting this application to the Awards Chairperson.
New point schedule and requirements as of June 1, 2019
VC Requirements: Cardigan must have earned AKC sponsored or recognized titles in at least 3 of the areas represented in the tables below. The dog must have earned at least 6 points in one area, with a total of not less than 14 points.
VCX Requirements: Cardigan must have earned AKC sponsored or recognized titles in at least 3 of the areas represented in the tables below. The dog must have earned at least 9 points in one area, plus 6 points in a second area, with a total of not less than 19 points.
MVCX (MASTER VCX) Requirements: Cardigan must have earned AKC sponsored or recognized titles in at least 4 of the areas represented in the tables below. A herding title is mandatory. The dog must have earned at least 12 points in one area, plus 9 points in a second area, with a total of not less than 30 points.
Note that for all versatility levels, points within each venue are NOT cumulative; only the highest point total earned should be used. Newly included titles are retroactive unless otherwise noted.
|ANY NOVICE TITLE||4|
|ANY OPEN TITLE||6|
|ANY EXCELLENT TITLE||9|
|ANY MASTER TITLE||12|
|TQX, TQXP, PAX, PAD, PADP, PJD, PJDP, CENTURY LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT TITLE||13|
|MACH, PACH, AGCH||14|
Note: Only the first award counts for points
|OH Gr II-IV (1ST time only)||3|
|GCH or BOB @ SPECIALTY (1st time only)
OH Gr I (1st time only)
|GROUP IV (1st time)||6|
|GROUP 111 or BOS/Runner-Up at Megan (1st time); OH RBIS (1st time only)||7|
|GROUP II or Nat’l Specialty AOM (1st Time),
OH BIS (1st time only)
|GROUP I, or Nat’l Spec Select, or Megan Winner (1st time)||9|
|RBIS (1st Time)||11|
|Nat’l Spec. BOS (1st Time)||12|
|BIS (1st Time)||13|
|Nat’l Spec. BOB (1st Time)||14|
Points for Owner Handled groups are only retroactive to April 2017.
Count only the first award at a level, no points for additional stock or courses.
|Any THERAPY Dog title||4|
*= C, I, E, B or HD
|TD OR TDU||6|
|RATS, RATSX, CZ8B, CZ8S||4|
|RATM, CZ8G, CZ8P||5|
|FDCH (500 points)||4|
|FM (5K points)||5|
|ONYX (20K points)||6|
SEARCH & RESCUE
CGC Form (AKC)
Submission forms and supporting documentation should be mailed to: