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

2018.... Club Competitions for Club Members: GS Dog, GS Bitch and Pup/Jun of the Year 2018 points will be calculated from Clonmel last year up to and including Navan this year. The winners will be announced after Navan show on 19th August. NOTE that next year's competition starts with Sligo 2018 and will end with the club show July 2019. 🏆🏆🏆🏆 (can't avoid some overlap this year because of date change but will get back on track) Good Luck to all competitors. Make sure that your membership is fully paid up 😉

AICSS Green Star Dog of the Year competition for the dog winning the most Green Stars 

2019 Dog of the Year competition (begins at Sligo 2018) ends with wins at AICSS champ show of July 2019)

2020 Competition begins with the first show AFTER our club show

All members should keep a record of their own dogs' wins, to be submitted before the Champ Show July (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

AICSS Green Star Bitch of the Year competition for the dog winning the most Green Stars 

2019 Bitch of the Year competition (begins at Sligo 2018) ends with wins at AICSS champ show of July 2019)

2020 Competition begins with the first show AFTER our club show

All members should keep a record of their own dogs' wins, to be submitted before the Champ Show July (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

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)

2019 Puppy/Junior of the Year competition (begins at Sligo 2018) ends with wins at AICSS champ show of July 2019)

2020 Competition begins with the first show AFTER our club show

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 competition  for the Rough Collie with the most points calculated from class wins on the Munster Circuit (2018 Navan, RCCI, Clonmel, Killarney, Limerick, Tralee)

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

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

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

(4)                 The winner will be announced soon after the Circuit finishes so your wins MUST be submitted immediately after Tralee show. You can email to colliesociety@gmail.com 

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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