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Titles and show classes on the WCF system

Титулы и выставочные классы по системе WCF

The World Cat Federation (World Cat Federation, WCF) is an association of felinological clubs. Established in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) in 1988 by three cat lovers' clubs; currently its headquarters are in Essen (Germany). The World Cat Federation is registered as a European organization in Germany and Belgium. It includes more than 540 cat lovers clubs from different countries.

Currently, the World Cat Federation unites 93 associate members and more than 540 clubs from 18 countries, with more than 200 cat lovers having subclub status being members of the World Cat Federation. Members of the federation are financially and organizationally independent public organizations that are direct members of the federation. When joining, they receive the right to use the symbols of the federation, after preliminary obtaining a license (for holding exhibitions) to hold cat shows, to issue pedigree documents with the symbols of the federation. The Federation is an open and democratic organization. She recognizes many of the felinological systems of the world, their judges and their pedigree documents.

According to the WCF rules, it is possible to expose a cat: in the class of kittens, when it reaches the age of 3 months, in the junior class, from 6 months to 10, and only when the cat reaches 10 months, can it participate in awarding titles, where:

  • CAC - Champion Candidate
  • CACIB - Candidate for International Champions
  • CAGCIB - Candidate for the big international champions
  • САСЕ - Candidate for European Champions
  • CAGCE - Candidate for the big European champions
  • CACM - Candidate for World Champions (world champions)

After achieving all ranks, the animal can perform at exhibitions in the contest "Best of the Best." For castrated animals, all the above classes are valid, but they are evaluated separately, and in the title titles one letter changes (CAP, CAPIB, CAGPIB, CAPE, CAGPE, CAPM).

Титулы и выставочные классы по системе WCF



EXHIBITION CLASSES on the WCF system

Class 1 World champion
In this class, cats compete for the title "Best Variety" and / or "Best in Show" and can receive a prize of honor .
Class 2 World premier
In this class, cats compete for the title "Best Variety Alter" and / or "Best in Show Alter" and can receive a prize of honor .
Class 3 Big European Champion respectively Big Continental Champion
In this class cats compete for the title "World Champion". Cats must receive CACM at three international shows in three different countries from three different judges, and one of the countries must be on another continent. They should get 98 points according to the standard. Cats are divided by breed, color, gender. They also compete for the title "Best Variety" and / or "Best in Show".
Class 4 Big European Premier, respectively, Big Continental Premier
In this class cats compete for the title "World Premier". Cats must receive CAPM at three international shows in three different countries from three different judges, and one of the countries must be on another continent. They should get 98 points according to the standard. Cats are divided by breed, color, gender. They also compete for the title "Best Variety Alter" and / or "Best in Show Alter".
Class 5 European Champion respectively Continental Champion
In this class, cats compete for the title of "Big European Champion", "Big Continental Champion". Cats should receive GCACE at three international WCF shows in three different countries from three different judges. They should get 97 points according to the standard. Cats are divided by breed, color, gender. They also compete for the title "Best Variety" and / or "Best in Show".
Grade 6 European Premier, respectively Continental Premier
In this class, cats compete for the title of "Big European Premier", "Big Continental Premier". Cats should receive GCAPE at three international shows of WCF in three different countries from three different judges, while one of the countries should be on another continent. They should get 97 points according to the standard. Cats are divided by breed, color, gender. They also compete for the title "Best Variety Alter" and / or "Best in Show Alter".
Grade 7 Grand International Champion
In this class cats compete for the title "European Champion", "Continental Champion". Cats must receive CACE at three international WCF shows in three different countries from three different judges. They should get 97 points according to the standard. Cats are divided by breed, color, gender. They also compete for the title "Best Variety" and / or "Best in Show".
Grade 8 Big International Premier
In this class, cats compete for the title "European Premier" and "Continental Premier". Cats must receive CAPE at three international WCF shows in three different countries from three different judges. They should get 97 points according to the standard. Cats are divided by breed, color, gender. They also compete for the title "Best Variety Alter" and / or "Best in Show Alter".
Grade 9 International Champion
In this class cats compete for the title “Grand International Champion”. Cats must receive CAGCIB at three international WCF shows in two different Federal Districts from three different judges. They should get 97 points according to the standard. Cats are divided by breed, color, gender. They also compete for the title "Best Variety" and / or "Best in Show".
Class 10 International Premier
In this class cats compete for the title “Big International Premier”. Cats must receive CAGPIB at three international WCF shows in two different Federal Districts from three different judges. They should get 97 points according to the standard. Cats are divided by breed, color, gender. They also compete for the title "Best Variety Alter" and / or "Best in Show Alter".
Grade 11 Champion
In this class cats compete for the title "International Champion". Cats must receive CACIB at three international WCF shows in two different Federal Districts from three different judges. They should get 95 points according to the standard. Cats are divided by breed, color, gender. They also compete for the title "Best Variety" and / or "Best in Show".
Class 12 Premier
In this class cats compete for the title of "International Premier". Cats must receive CAPIB at three international WCF shows in two different countries from three different judges. They should get 95 points according to the standard. Cats are divided by breed, color, gender. They also compete for the title "Best Variety Alter" and / or "Best in Show Alter".
Class 13 Open class (starting from 10 months)
In this class cats compete for the title "Champion". Cats should receive 3 CAC titles at international WCF shows from three different judges. They should get 93 points according to the standard. Cats are divided by breed, color, gender. They also compete for the title "Best Variety" and / or "Best in Show".
Class 14 Neuter class (from 10 months)
In this class, cats compete for the title Premier. Cats should receive 3 CAP titles at international WCF shows from three different judges. They should get 93 points according to the standard. Cats are divided by breed, color, gender. They also compete for the title "Best Variety Alter" and / or "Best in Show Alter".
Class 15 Kittens 6-10 months
In this class cats are exposed, whose age on the first day of the exhibition will be at least 6 months and not older than 10 months, and which must be registered in the LO or RIEX register of a recognized club. Cats should be divided by breed, color, gender. They are evaluated and compete for the title “Best Variety Kitten 6-10 months” and / or “Best in Show Kitten 6-10 months”.
Class 16 Kittens 3-6 months
The same rules apply as for kittens 6 - 10 months, but for cats from 3 - 6 months.
Class 16a Infants (10 weeks-3 months)
The same rules apply as for kittens 6 to 10 months, but for cats with 10 weeks - 3 months.
Class 17 Newbies
A newcomer is accepted for examination only from the age of 6 months in his own organization on the recommendation of the club's tribal commission. The judge must be informed of the reason why the cat is exhibiting in this class. A cat can be displayed in the novice class only once. The cat can only be shown once in the Novice class. Signatures of two judges are required. The cat must receive " Excellent " to be registered.
Class 18 Class for determining color (Class for determining)
May be exhibited to determine their color. They may receive a qualification without a classification.
Class 19 Domestic cat
In this class can be exhibited sterilized cats that do not match the phenotype of recognized breeds. They are evaluated and can be nominated for the title “Best Pet of the Exhibition”.
Class 20 Kitten litter class (10-12 weeks)
Kitten litter must undergo judicial review according to the standard of the relevant breed and according to the development of the kittens. The more excellent traits in kittens litter, the better kittens litter. In this class cats are exposed, whose age on the first day of the exhibition will be at least 10 weeks and not older than 3 months. They can also be nominated for the "Best in Show Litter" title.
Class 21 Veteran class
In this class, only purebred cats over 8 years old can be exhibited. They should receive an " excellent " rating, gaining at least 95 points. Cats should be separated by breed, color and gender. They also compete for the title "Best Variety Veteran" and / or "Best in Show Veteran".
Class 22a Temporarily recognized breeds
In this class, all temporarily recognized breeds, with recognized color, with temporarily recognized color and with not recognized color, are shown. They may receive an " Excellent " qualification and are evaluated, but do not receive any title evidence. Cats are separated by breed, color and sex. They also compete for the title "Best Variety of the Temporarily Recognized Breed" and / or "LBest in Show Temporary Recognized Breed".
Class 22b Temporarily recognized colors to recognized breeds
This class shows all temporarily recognized colors for recognized breeds. They may receive an " Excellent " qualification and are evaluated, but do not receive any title evidence. Cats are separated by breed, color and sex. They also compete for the title “Best Variety of Temporarily Recognized Colors”, but do not participate in the Best in Show.



WCF Show Rules

Titles

WCF Show Classes

Class1: World Champion
Class 2: World Premier
Class3: Grand European Champion or Grand Continental Champion - CACM
Class 4: Large European Premier or Large Continental Premier - CAPM
Class 5: European Champion or Continental Champion - GCACF
Class 6: European Premium or Continental Premium - GCAPE
Class7: Grand International Champion - CACE
Class 8: Grand International Premier - CAPE
Class 9: International Champion - CAGCIB
Class10: International Premier - CAGPIB
Class11: Champion - CACIB
Class12: Premier - CAPIB
Class13: Open class starting at 10 months - CAC
Class14: Neuter Class, Beginning at 10 Months - CAP
Class 15: Juniors, 6-10 months
Klass16: Kittens, 3-6 months
Klass16a: Baby, 10 weeks-3 months
Class17: Novice Class
Class18: Class for determining color
Class19: Household pet
Class20: Class of litters of kittens at the age of 10-12 weeks (Litter class)
Class21: Veteran Class
Class 22a: Pre-recognized breeds
Class22b: Pre-recognized colors to recognized breeds.

Class1: World Champion
In this class, cats compete for the title "Best Variety" and / or "Best in Show" and can receive a prize of honor.

Class 2: World Premier
In this class, cats compete for the title "Best Variety Neuter" and / or "Best in Show Neuter" and can receive a prize of honor.

Class3: Grand European Champion or Grand Continental Champion - CACM
In this class cats compete for the title "World Champion". Cats must receive CACM at three international shows in three different countries from three different judges, and one of the countries must be on another continent. They should get 98 points according to the standard. Cats are divided by breed, color, gender. They also compete for the title "Best Variety" and / or "Best in Show".

Class 4: Large European Premier or Large Continental Premier - CAPM
In this class, cats compete for the title of "World Premior". Cats must receive CAPM at three international shows in three different countries from three different judges, and one of the countries must be on another continent. They should get 98 points according to the standard. Cats are divided by breed, color, gender. They also compete for the title "Best Variety Neuter" and / or "Best in Show Neuter".

Class 5: European Champion or Continental Champion - GCACE
In this class, cats compete for the title "GR. European Champion", "GR. Continental Champion". Cats should receive GCACE at three international WCF shows in three different countries / continental regions from three different judges. They should get 97 points according to the standard. Cats are divided by breed, color, gender. They also compete for the title "Best Variety" and / or "Best in Show".

Class 6: European Premium or Continental Premium - GCAPE
In this class, cats compete for the title "GR. European Premior", "GR. Continental Premior". Cats must receive GCAPE at three international shows of WCF in three different countries / continental regions from three different judges, with one of the countries to be on another continent. They should get 97 points according to the standard. Cats are divided by breed, color, gender. They also compete for the title "Best Variety Neuter" and / or "Best in Show Neuter".

Class7: Grand International Champion - CACE
In this class, cats compete for the title "European Champion", "Continental Champion". Cats must receive CACE at three international WCF shows in three different countries / continental regions from three different judges. They should get 97 points according to the standard. Cats are divided by breed, color, gender. They also compete for the title "Best Variety" and / or "Best in Show".

Class 8: Grand International Premier - CAPE
In this class, cats compete for the title "European Premior", "Continental Premior". Cats must receive CAPE at three international WCF shows in three different countries / continental regions from three different judges. They should get 97 points according to the standard. Cats are divided by breed, color, gender. They also compete for the title "Best Variety Neuter" and / or "Best in Show Neuter".

Class 9: International Champion - CAGCIB
In this class cats compete for the title "Grand International Champion". Cats must receive CAGCIB at three international WCF shows in two different federal districts from three different judges. They should get 97 points according to the standard. Cats are divided by breed, color, gender. They also compete for the title "Best Variety" and / or "Best in Show".

Class10: International Premier - CAGPIB
In this class, cats compete for the title "Grand International Premior". Cats must receive CAGPIB at three international WCF shows in two different federal districts from three different judges. They should get 97 points according to the standard. Cats are divided by breed, color, gender. They also compete for the title "Best Variety Neuter" and / or "Best in Show Neuter".

Class11: Champion - CACIB
In this class cats compete for the title of "International Champion". Cats must receive CACIB at three international WCF shows in two different federal districts from three different judges. They should get 95 points according to the standard. Cats are divided by breed, color, gender. They also compete for the title "Best Variety" and / or "Best in Show".

Class12: Premier - CAPIB
In this class cats compete for the title of "International Premior". Cats must receive CAPIB at three international WCF shows in two different federal districts from three different judges. They should get 95 points according to the standard. Cats are divided by breed, color, gender. They also compete for the title "Best Variety Neuter" and / or "Best in Show Neuter".

Class13: Open class starting at 10 months - CAC
In this class cats compete for the title "Champion". Cats must receive CAC at three international WCF shows from three different judges. They should get 93 points according to the standard. Cats are divided by breed, color, gender. They also compete for the title "Best Variety" and / or "Best in Show".

Class14: Neuter Class, Beginning at 10 Months - CAP
In this class cats compete for the title "Premior". Cats must receive CAP at three international WCF shows from three different judges. They should get 93 points according to the standard. Cats are divided by breed, color, gender. They also compete for the title "Best Variety Neuter" and / or "Best in Show Neuter".

Class 15: Juniors, 6-10 months
In this class cats are exposed, whose age on the first day of the exhibition will be at least 6 months and not older than 10 months, and which must be registered in the LO or RIEX register of a recognized club. Cats should be divided by breed, color, gender. They are rated and compete for the title of "Best Variety Junior" 6-10 months and / or "Best in Show Junior" 6-10 months.

Klass16: Kittens, 3-6 months
In this class cats are exhibited, whose age on the first day of the show will be at least 3 months and not older than 6 months, and which must be registered in the LO or RIEX register of a recognized club. Cats should be divided by breed, color, gender. They are evaluated and competed for the title of "Best Variety Kitten" 3-6 months and / or "Best in Show Kitten" 3-6 months.

Klass16a: Baby, 10 weeks-3 months
In this class cats are exposed, whose age on the first day of the exhibition will be at least 10 weeks and not older than 3 months, and which must be registered in the LO or RIEX register of a recognized club. Cats should be divided by breed, color, gender. They are evaluated and compete for the title of "Best Variety Baby" and / or "Best in Show Baby".

Class17: Novice Class
A newcomer is accepted for examination only from the age of 6 months in his own organization on the recommendation of the tribal commission. The judge must be informed of the reason why the cat is exhibiting in this class. A cat can be displayed in the novice class only once. To register, you must obtain signatures from two judges and the rating is "excellent".

Class18: Class for determining color
Kittens from the age of 3 months can be displayed to determine their color. They can get the definition of color without classification.

Class19: Household pet
In this class can be exhibited sterilized cats that do not match the phenotype of recognized breeds. They are evaluated and can be nominated for the title “Best Pet of the Exhibition”.

Class20: Class of litters of kittens at the age of 10-12 weeks (Litter class)
Kitten litter must undergo judicial review according to the standard of the relevant breed and according to the development of the kittens. The more excellent traits in kittens litter, the better kittens litter. In this class cats are exposed, whose age on the first day of the exhibition will be at least 10 weeks and not older than 3 months. They can also be nominated for the title "Best in Show Litter"

Class21: Veteran Class
In this class, only purebred cats over 8 years old can be exhibited. They should receive a rating of "excellent", gaining at least 95 points. Cats should be separated by breed, color and gender. They also compete for the title "Best Variety Veteran" and / or "Best in Show Veteran".

Class 22 a: Pre-recognized breeds
In this class, all previously recognized breeds are recognized with a recognized color, a previously recognized color or an unrecognized color. They receive an “Excellent” rating and prizes, but do not receive a title certificate. Cats are divided by breed, color and gender. They also compete for the title "The best variety of pre-recognized breed" and / or "The best at the exhibition pre-recognized breed."

Class 22 b: Pre-recognized colors to recognized breeds.
In this class all pre-recognized colors for recognized breeds are displayed. They receive an “Excellent” rating and prizes, but do not receive a title certificate. Cats are divided by breed, color and gender. They also compete for the title of “Best variation of a previously recognized color,” but they do not participate in the BestinShow.

Recognition of CACM and CAPM titles
CACM and CAPM titles obtained in organizations that are not registered with WCF and especially if there are other organizations in this city or country that are full members of WCF are not recognized.

Not awarded CACM and CAPM titles for unregistered sub-clubs
Sub-clubs that are not registered with WCF cannot award CACM / CARM titles

WCF Rings

1 - WCF Ring Organization
At all shows, WCF can be organized at the same time as the traditional judging and WCF-Ring: Ring for adult cats, a ring for castrati, a ring for kittens aged from 10 weeks to 10 months. All cats present at the show can participate in the WCF-Ring.

1.1 - WCF-Ring Adult
All cats older than 10 months are judged together during the ring, regardless of their breed, color, class and gender, and the judge awards seats from 1 to 10.

1.2 - WCF-Ring Neuter
All castrates are judged together during the ring, regardless of their breed, color, class and gender, and the judge awards seats 1 to 10.

1.3 - WCF-Ring Kitten
All kittens from 10 weeks to 10 months (reached 10 months are excluded) are judged together during the ring, regardless of their breed, color, class and gender, and the judge awards seats from 1 to 10.

2 - Only judges for all breeds in WCF - Ring
Only judges of all breeds can referee WCF-Ring, Ring Masters, Ring Twice Masters, etc.

3 - Awarding and number of participants

3.1 - Awarding 10 best participants
Places are awarded to no more than 10 participants. At least 4 cats must participate in the same ring. If 4 participants are present, 2 places are awarded. With 6 participants awarded 3 seats, etc. With 20 or more participants 10 best participants can be nominated.

3.2 WCF-Ring Split
If the number of participants is less than 39 (inclusive), the ring cannot be divided. If the number of participants is more than 39, then the Ring can be divided into two parts-ring, but in the second part-ring there should be at least 4 participants. In the case of division into parts, the best cats are ranked according to clause E.3.1. Ringing is voluntary.

WCF Master Ring

1 - Participation in the Master-Ring
Cats that received 1st or 2nd places in the WCF Ring are eligible to participate in the annual WCF Master Ring. If the WCF-Ring was divided according to clause E.3.2, then only the winner (1st place) of each part of the ring can participate in the Master-Ring. In addition, winners of the "Best in Show", "Best of Best" and "World Champion" can participate in the Master-Ring.

2 - Master-Ring only once a year in a separate country
The WCF Master Ring can be organized in each country only once a year at a licensed international show or at the World Show, if the number of participating cats is at least 300.

3 - Application for the organization of the Master-Ring
Permission to conduct a Master-Ring is issued by the General Secretariat.

4 - Documents confirming the right to participate
In order for cats to participate in the WCF Master Ring, cat owners must submit original documents or copies certified by WCF member clubs confirming winning at the WCF Ring, in Best in Show, in Best of Best, or they must submit a title deed. World Champion certificate.

5 - Requires at least three judges for all breeds
At least 3 judges for all breeds licensed by the WCF have the right to judge the Master Ring.

6 - Title "WCF-Master"
The winner of the Master-Ring gets the title "WCF-Master". This title must be registered to WCF.

7 - Number of prizes
The maximum number of prizes in the Master Ring is 10, regardless of the total number of participants. Cats are ranked according to WCF-Ring, in accordance with clause E.3.1.

8 - Separate Master Rings
The Master-Ring can be divided into 2 Master-Rings in the same way as a WCF-Ring in case of a sufficient number of participants (adult cats, neuter, kittens). There should not be less than 4 participants in each Master-Ring. Otherwise, kittens, neutered and adult cats can participate in one common ring.

9 - Possible separation of the Master-Ring in the case of participation in it more than 39 cats
If the number of participants in the Master-Ring is over 39, the Master-Ring can be divided like a WCF-Ring, but the number of participants in the second part (the second ring) cannot be less than 4. In this case, the best cats are selected similarly to the selection in the WCF-Ring, according to clause E.3.2.

Monobreed show

Monobreed show is a choice of winners among animals of the same breed.

This event has only a demonstration character and does not give any title evaluations.

The results of the winners are taken into account only for the annual ranking “The Best Animals of WCF Russia” (with reports submitted by the organizing clubs)

The minimum number of participants in the Monobreed show is 10 animals of the same breed.

To hold this event you need:

- specify it in the form when submitting a request for a basic license for the exhibition

The monobreed show can be held by any judge entered in the license of the exhibition where the event is held and licensed by the Wool Group to which the breed belongs to which the event is held.

The following awards are awarded.
(In addition, incentive prizes may be awarded at the discretion of the organizers)

- Best litter - Best litter on the show
- Best baby - Best kitten at the age of 10-12 weeks on the show
- Best kitten - Best kitten 3-6 months on the show
- Best junior - Best junior 6-10 months on the show
- Best Kastrat - The best neuter on the show
- Best Opposite Sex - Best Adult Opposite Sex
- Best Adult - Best adult cat or cat on the show
- Best of breed - Best in Breed - this title can be obtained by any of the winners of the shows listed above, except for the winner of the litter class.