As you and your dog progress you will have the opportunity to
gain a number of Kennel Club awards.
Gundog Working Tests (GWT)
Any award gained at a GWT is not recorded at the Kennel
Generally Societies will allocate awards for 1st, 2nd, 3rdand
4thplace as well as Certificates of Merit. For the Championship
Stakes Diplomas of Merit will be awarded in place of the
Certificates of Merit. Awards accumulated are documented on the
dogs' record at the Kennel Club. Dogs winning 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th
awards or Certificates of Merit at theirfirstField Trial held under
Kennel Club Field Trial Regulations, will receive a Stud Book
number certificate from the Kennel Club.
- Puppy Stake
- All Aged Stake
- Novice Stake
- Open Stake - owner of winning dog will receive
a Kennel Club certificate
- Championship/Champion Stake - owners of dogs
winning 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th or a Diploma of Merit will receive a
Kennel Club certificate
Field Trial Champion
To become a Field Trial Champion (FT Ch) different
qualifications are required for each sub-group. Click
here to see what is required for each breed.
Any Gundog which has been awarded the title of Show Champion and
Field Trial Champion will gain the new title of Dual Champion.
Working Gundog Certificate (WGC)
The WGC is open to all Kennel Club registered Gundogs and their
handlers. It is not a competition, but each handler/dog partnership
is assessed against a set of criteria which is set down in the
handbook. Certificates are issued for WGC achieved on game (red
certificate) and on dummies (green certificate).
For further details, go to the
Working Gundog Certificate Days page.
Show Gundog Working Certificate
The aim of the Show Gundog Working Certificate (SGWC) is to
provide credible proof of the natural working ability of a Kennel
Club registered Gundog that has already proved it meets the Kennel
Club Breed Standard by a qualification in the show ring.
For further details, go to SGWC