All Ireland Collie & Sheepdog Society - A Rough Collie Club 
AICSS

AICSS (All Ireland Collie & Sheepdog Society)

The Rough Collie Breed Specialist Club

Rules for Club Competitions

 (Competitions Open to fully paid-up Club Members Only)

All competing dogs must be registered to a fully paid-up member. the dog should be in the member’s ownership at the time of each qualifying award  

PLEASE NOTE: YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR KEEPING TRACK OF YOUR DOGS’ WINS AND SUBMITTING THEM FOR INCLUSION IN THE COMPETITION.  THE COMMITTEE WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR KEEPING RECORDS

 NEW COMPETITION STARTING MAY 2015! 

  and the newcomer comp rules here

2017 Dog of the Year competition (begins at Clonmel 2016 – ends with wins at AICSS champ show of 2017)

Green Star Dog of the Year competition – for the dog winning the most Green Stars – calculated from the first champ show AFTER our champ show in August up to and including our champ show of the following August.

All members should keep a record of their own dog’s wins, to be submitted before the Champ Show August (Green Stars won that day will be taken into account and the winner announced at the end of the show). 

 

NOTE: If there is a tie for Dog of the Year – the number of Best of Breed awards will determine the winner, so please include BOB awards when submitting wins

2017 Bitch of the Year competition (begins at Clonmel 2016 – ends with wins at AICSS champ show 2017)

Green Star Bitch of the Year competition – for the bitch winning the most Green Stars – calculated from the first champ show AFTER our champ show in August up to and including our champ show of the following August.

All members should keep a record of their own bitch’s wins, to be submitted before the Champ Show August (Green Stars won that day will be taken into account and the winner announced at the end of the show). 

 

NOTE: If there is a tie for Bitch of the Year – the number of Best of Breed awards will determine the winner, so please include BOB awards when submitting wins

2017 Puppy/Junior of the Year competition (begins at Clonmel 2016 – ends with AICSS champ show 2017)

Pup/Junior of the Year competition – for the pup/junior (6 months to 18 months) winning the most points (including minor puppy, puppy and junior classes), calculated from the first Champ show AFTER our champ show in August up to and including our champ show of the following August.

Points calculated as follows –

o      Champ Shows: 1st place = 4 points, 2nd = 3 points, 3rd = 2 points, 4th = 1 point.  Bonus point for Green Star.

 o      AICSS Champ Show AND AICSS Open Shows: 1st place = 6 points, 2nd = 5 points, 3rd = 4 points, 4th = 3 point.  One Bonus point for Green Star, Two Bonus Points for Best Pup in Show

Circuit Points Trophy (begins at Navan '17, ends with Tralee '17)

Points competition – for the Rough Collie with the most points calculated from class wins on the Munster Circuit (Navan, RCCI, Clonmel, Killarney, Limerick, Tralee and AICSS)

 

(1)                 No allowances to be made for mixed classes

(2)                 No extra points for Green Stars, Reserve Green Stars or Best of Breed

(3)                 Points calculated as follows – 1st place = 4 points, 2nd = 3 points, 3rd = 2 points, 4th = 1 point

(4)                 Completed entry form must be submitted to a committee member after the Tralee show

 

(5)                 The winner will be announced soon after the Circuit finishes – so your wins MUST be submitted immediately after Tralee show. You can email to [email protected] 

Newcomer of the Year (Ezzmare Perpetual Cup)

Open to our new members  (Download)

·       Perpetual cup on offer to the newcomer who wins the most points each year.

·       It’s easy. You win points for entering dog shows – and even more points for winning!

·       The more collies you show, the more points you will accumulate

·       Bonus…………If your collie was bred by an AICSS member – the breeder also wins a cup!

·       In this competition, a “newcomer” means a member who joined the club (for the first time) less than five years before each annual competition commences

 Owners - get your Rough Collies to dog shows – and start collecting those points. If you’re not going to shows, you won’t be a winner!

 Breeders – encourage new owners to SHOW their gorgeous Rough Collies and you could win the Ezzmare Cup for the breeder

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