TOP LEONBERGERS IN CONFORMATION:

The LCA shall award a Top Leo Award to the top five (5) dogs and top five (5) bitches in AKC conformation competition.

The qualifiers for Top Leo award are based on points earned in Breed, Group, and Best In Show in AKC conformation competition during the previous calendar year. Top Leo Owner-Handled awards shall be tabulated using the AKC’s final year-end rankings for dogs and bitches eligible for O-H competitions.  The standings are based on point totals as published by the AKC beginning for the period January 1 and ending December 31 of the year prior to the LCA National Specialty.  The owners and co-owners of Top Leo award winners must be members in good standing of the LCA and be in good standing with the American Kennel Club.

Top Leo conformation awards shall be as follows:

Top Leo 1: Dog Top Leo 1: Bitch
Top Leo 2: Dog Top Leo 2: Bitch
Top Leo 3: Dog Top Leo 3: Bitch
Top Leo 4: Dog Top Leo 4: Bitch
Top Leo 5: Dog Top Leo 5: Bitch
Top Leo Owner-Handled 1: Dog Top Leo Owner Handled 1: Bitch
Top Leo Owner Handled 2: Dog Top Leo Owner Handled 2: Bitch
Top Leo Owner Handled 3: Dog Top Leo Owner Handled 3: Bitch
Top Leo Owner Handled 4: Dog Top Leo Owner Handled 4: Bitch
Top Leo Owner Handled 5: Dog Top Leo Owner Handled 5: Bitch

 

PERFORMANCE:

The LCA shall award a Top Leo award to dog or bitch earning the highest average score in each of the following venues of AKC competition: Obedience, Agility and Rally.  To qualify, a dog must have earned more than one qualifying score at AKC trials during the previous calendar year.  Ties shall be broken by highest Individual Score, further ties broken by greatest number of scores, and remaining scores broken by best average percentage under SCT (for Agility). In events that include multiple classes, all classes will be combined in tabulation provided the dog has more than one score in each class being used to calculate award.

TOP LEO OBEDIENCE FROM:

High Novice Obedience:
– Highest average score achieved in Novice Obedience competition in given year. (classes eligible: Novice A, Novice B, P Novice)

High Open Obedience:
– Highest average score achieved in Open Obedience competition in given year. (classes eligible: Open A, P Open A, Open B, P Open B)

High Utility Obedience:
– Highest average score achieved in Utility Obedience competition in given year. (classes eligible: Utility A P Utility A, Utility B, P Utility B)

TOP LEO AGILITY FROM:

High Novice Agility:
– Highest average score achieved in Novice Agility competition in given year. (classes eligible: Novice A Std, Novice B Std, Novice P Std, Novice A JWW, Novice B JWW, Novice P JWW)

High Open Agility:
– Highest average score achieved in Open Agility competition in given year. (classes eligible: Open Std, Open P Std, Open JWW, Open P JWW)

High Excellent Agility:
– Highest average score achieved in Excellent Agility competition in given year. (classes eligible: Excellent A Std, Excellent B Std, Excellent P Std, Excellent A JWW, Excellent B JWW, Excellent P JWW)

TOP LEO RALLY OBEDIENCE FROM:

High Rally Novice Obedience:
– Highest average score achieved in Rally Novice Obedience competition in given year. (classes eligible: Rally Novice A, Rally Novice B)

High Rally Advanced Obedience:
– Highest average score achieved in Rally Advanced Obedience competition in given year. (classes eligible: Rally Advanced A, Rally Advanced B)

High Rally Excellent Obedience:
– Highest average score achieved in Rally Excellent Obedience competition in given year. (classes eligible: Rally Excellent A, Rally Excellent B)

High Rally Master Obedience:
– Highest average score achieved in Rally Master Obedience competition in given year.