Progeny Group Rules

The judging of the Progeny Group shows the quality of the progeny produced by the often-used stud dogs. It also shows which positive and negative factors may have been inherited by their offspring and what to look for in the future breeding’s of these dogs. Therefore, it is required to show all dogs belonging to the Progeny Group. It is not necessary that the stud dog be shown in the class. The Kennel Groups and Progeny Groups will be judged before the judging of the gaiting of the Working Dog Classes.

  • Each Progeny Group requires a minimum of at least six (6) dogs – it is the participants responsibility,  who MUST check into Office & advise of the 6 dogs who will enter the class
  • Dogs exhibited in the Progeny Class must also be entered and shown in a regular classes
  • There is no entry fee for this class

Kennel Group Rules

Breeders may enter more than one Kennel Group. Stock Coat and Long Stock Coat Kennel Group will be judged separately. The most possible uniformity, the most possible combinations of parents, and the quality of the individual dogs in each group are the basis for the judging of the Kennel Groups.
  • Eligibility when presenting a Kennel Group: You must be a current USCA member in good standing and the kennel name must be registered with USCA.
  • Only one person may be listed as the breeder of a kennel name. This is in accordance with the USCA Breed Registry Rules and Requirement
  • Each Kennel Group must have no more and no less than (5) five dogs that possess the name of the kennel.
  • These dogs must come from at least two different mothers and two different fathers.
  • Dogs entered in the kennel group must also be entered and shown in a regular class.
  • The dogs (in respective class i.e. SC LC) must be of the same coat variety.