Performance Events

 
MOST VERSATILE PERFORMANCE AWARD
 

2021 Most Versatile Performance Award

Eligibility: to be eligible for this competition, an Old English Sheepdog must participate in at least two of the four performance events offered at the 2021 OESCA National Specialty (herding, agility, obedience, and rally) and the dog must be specifically pre-entered in this competition for scores to count (see entry form). Entry Fee: $10.00 payable to “2021 OESCA Show”


Closing: Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 6:00 P.M. EST.

Entry form should be mailed to: Judi Cunningham, 576 Beaucaire Dr., St. Louis, MO 63122


The rules are as follows:

1. The OES need not be handled by the same person in all events.


2. The OES needs a qualifying score* (as defined below) in at least two performance events to be in contention for the award.


3. Only one score in each event will be counted.


4. The OES that obtains the highest point total is the winner.


5. The winner will receive a Rosette & $100 Cash. Rolling Cooler donated by Amy Owen, Roberta Corbin & Joanne Charest.


*Qualifying scores defined:

For the purpose of this competition, “Qualifying Score” means any score of 170 or higher in AKC obedience in any of the regular, optional titling or non-regular obedience classed offered,with the exception of Brace, when offered. In AKC rally a qualifying score is a score of 70 points or higher. In agility and herding, standard AKC requirements for earning a qualifying score apply in all classes offered at all levels. Test class passes are assigned points as designated in the scoring section.


The scoring system is as follows:


HERDING

Both Trial and Test Classes will count towards the competition. Only the highest qualifying score counts. If a qualifying score is received in more than one herding trial, when offered, only the highest score from one trial will count.


• Herding Advanced (HX): total score plus 15 points.


• Herding Intermediate (HI) Total score plus 10 points.


• Herding Started (HS): Total score plus 5 points.


• Pre-trial Test (PT): 60 points.


• Herding Test (HT): 40 points.


• Instinct Tests (no title); 20 points.


• High in Trial winner will be awarded an additional 5 points.


AGILITY

Only the highest qualifying score of a dog’s qualifying agility scores will be counted in this event.


• Excellent-Standard, JWW and FAST (preferred or regular): Total score plus 15 points


• Open-Standard, JWW and FAST (preferred or regular): Total score plus 10 points.


• Novice-Standard, JWW and FAST (preferred or regular): Total score plus 5 points.


• T2B (preferred or regular): Total points awarded multiplied by 10.


• A dog that qualifies in 2 out of the 4 classes will be awarded an additional 5 points.


• A dog that qualifies in 3 out of 4 classes will be awarded an additional 8 points.


• A dog that qualifies 4 out of 4 classes will be awarded an additional 10 points.


• High in Trial winner will be awarded an additional 5 points.


OBEDIENCE:

Only the highest qualifying score of a dog’s obedience scores will be counted in this event. Regular, optional titling and non-regular classes will all count towards this competition.


• Utility: 50% of total score plus 15 points.


• Open: 50% of total score plus 10 points.


• Novice or Veterans: 50% of total score plus 5 points.


• Beginner Novice or Preferred Novice: 50% of total score.


• Graduate Novice, Preferred Open, Graduate Open, Preferred Utility or Versatility: 50% of total score plus 7 points.


a dog that qualifies in both Utility B & Open B will be awarded 5 points. High in Trial winner will be awarded an additional 5 points.


High Combined Score winner will be awarded an additional 5 points.


RALLY:

Only the highest qualifying score of a dog’s qualifying rally scores will be counted in this event.


• Rally Master: total score plus 12 points


• Rally Excellent: Total score plus 10 points.


• Rally Advanced: Total score plus 5 points.


• Rally Intermediate: Total score plus 2 points


• Rally Novice: Total score.


• A dog that qualifies in both Advanced B and Excellent B will be awarded 5 points or


• A dog that qualifies in both Master, Excellent B and Advanced B will be awarded an additional 7 points.


• High Combined Score Winner will be awarded an additional 5 points.


• High triple Qualifying Score winner will be awarded an additional 5 points

 

HERDING PREMIUM LIST NOW AVAILABLE: PRINT HERE

 
 

AGILITY PREMIUM LIST NOW AVAILABLE: PRINT HERE

 
 

Performance Event Judges*


Agility - Ms. Laura English


Obedience & Rally - Ms. Kathleen Cook


Herding - Mr. & Mrs. Sean & Sharol Hathaway



*Pending AKC approval