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Titles and exhibition classes on the WCF system

Титулы и выставочные классы по системе WCF

The World Cat Federation (WCF) is an association of felinological clubs. Created in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) in 1988 by three clubs of cat lovers; at the moment the headquarters is in Essen (Germany). The World Federation of Cats is registered as a European organization in Germany and Belgium. It consists of more than 540 clubs of cat lovers from different countries.

Currently, the World Federation of Cats unites 93 associate members and more than 540 clubs from 18 countries, while members of the World Federation of Cats are more than 200 clubs of cat lovers who have the status of sub-clubs. Members of the federation are financially and organisationally independent public organizations that are direct members of the federation. When they join, they get the right to use the symbols of the federation, after preliminary obtaining a license (for exhibitions) to hold cat exhibitions, issue pedigree documents with the symbols of the federation. The Federation is an open and democratic organization. It recognizes many of the world's felinology systems, their judges and genealogical documents.

According to the rules of the WCF, it is possible to exhibit a cat: in the kitten class, when it reaches the age of 3 months, in the junior class, from 6 months to 10, and only when the cat's age reaches 10 months, it can participate in the assignment of titles where:

  • САС - Candidate for Champions
  • CACIB - Candidate for International Champions
  • CAGCIB - Candidate for big international champions
  • SACE - Candidate for European champions
  • CAGCE - Candidate for big European champions
  • SASM - Candidate for world champions (world champions)

After attaining all titles, the animal can perform at the "Best of the Best" competition. For castrated animals, all of the above classes are valid, but they are evaluated separately, and the title of the titles changes one letter (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 Premier of the world
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 Great European Champion respectively Great Continental Champion
In this class, cats compete for the title "World Champion". Cats should receive CACM at three international exhibitions in three different countries from three different judges, one of which must be on another continent. They must receive 98 points according to the standard. Cats are divided into breeds, color, sex. They also compete for the title "Best Variety" and / or "Best in Show".
Class 4 The Grand European Premier, respectively, the Great Continental Premier
In this class, cats compete for the title of "Premier of the World". Cats should receive SAMM at three international exhibitions in three different countries from three different judges, one of which must be on another continent. They must receive 98 points according to the standard. Cats are divided into breeds, color, sex. 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 "Big European Champion", "Great Continental Champion". Cats should receive GCACE at three international WCF exhibitions in three different countries from three different judges. They should get 97 points according to the standard. Cats are divided into breeds, color, sex. They also compete for the title "Best Variety" and / or "Best in Show".
Class 6 European Premier, respectively, Continental Premier
In this class, cats compete for the title "Grand European Premier", "Great Continental Premier." Cats should receive GCAPE at three international WCF exhibitions in three different countries from three different judges, one of which must be on another continent. They should get 97 points according to the standard. Cats are divided into breeds, color, sex. They also compete for the title "Best Variety Alter" and / or "Best in Show Alter".
Class 7 Grand International Champion
In this class, cats compete for the title "European Champion", "Continental Champion". Cats must receive CACE in three international WCF exhibitions in three different countries from three different judges. They should get 97 points according to the standard. Cats are divided into breeds, color, sex. They also compete for the title "Best Variety" and / or "Best in Show".
Class 8 Grand International Premier
In this class, cats compete for the title "European Premier", "Continental Premier". Cats should receive CAPE at three international WCF exhibitions in three different countries from three different judges. They should get 97 points according to the standard. Cats are divided into breeds, color, sex. They also compete for the title "Best Variety Alter" and / or "Best in Show Alter".
Class 9 International Champion
In this class, cats compete for the title "Grand International Champion". Cats should receive CAGCIB at three international WCF exhibitions in two different Federal Districts from three different judges. They should get 97 points according to the standard. Cats are divided into breeds, color, sex. 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 should receive CAGPIB at three international WCF exhibitions in two different Federal Districts from three different judges. They should get 97 points according to the standard. Cats are divided into breeds, color, sex. They also compete for the title "Best Variety Alter" and / or "Best in Show Alter".
Class 11 Champion
In this class, cats compete for the title "International Champion". Cats must receive CACIB at three international WCF exhibitions in two different Federal Districts from three different judges. They should receive 95 points according to the standard. Cats are divided into breeds, color, sex. They also compete for the title "Best Variety" and / or "Best in Show".
Class 12 Premier
In this class, cats compete for the title "International Premier". Cats should receive CAPIB at three international WCF exhibitions in two different countries from three different judges. They should receive 95 points according to the standard. Cats are divided into breeds, color, sex. 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 must receive 3 CAC titles at international WCF shows from three different judges. They should receive 93 points according to the standard. Cats are divided into breeds, color, sex. They also compete for the title "Best Variety" and / or "Best in Show".
Class 14 The class of eunuchs (starting 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 receive 93 points according to the standard. Cats are divided into breeds, color, sex. They also compete for the title "Best Variety Alter" and / or "Best in Show Alter".
Class 15 Kittens 6-10 months old
In this class are exhibited cats 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 the recognized club. Cats should be divided into breeds, color, sex. They are judged and competing for the title "Best Variety Kitten 6-10 months" and / or "Best in Show Kitten 6-10 months".
Class 16 Kittens 3-6 months old
The same rules apply for kittens 6 to 10 months, but for cats from 3 to 6 months.
Class 16a Infants (10 weeks-3 months)
The same rules apply for kittens 6-10 months, but for cats with 10 weeks - 3 months.
Class 17 Beginners
The newcomer is accepted for examination only from the age of 6 months in his own organization on the recommendation of the tribal commission of the club. The judge must be informed of the reason why the cat is exhibited in this class. A cat can only be exhibited in the novice class once. A cat can only be shown once in a Beginner class. The signatures of the two judges are required. The cat must get the " Excellent " to be registered.
Class 18 Class for determining color (Class for identification)
Kittens starting with an age of 3 months may be exhibited to determine their color. They can receive a qualification without a classification.
Class 19 Domestic cat
In this class can be exhibited sterilized cats that do not correspond to the phenotype of recognized breeds. They are evaluated and can be nominated for the title of "The best pet show".
Class 20 Class of kittens litters (10-12 weeks)
A litter of kittens must undergo a judicial examination in accordance with the standard of the corresponding breed and according to the development of the kittens. The more distinct characters in the kittens litter, the better litter of kittens. In this class are exhibited cats, 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".
Class 21 Class of veterans
In this class can only be exhibited purebred cats, whose age is older than 8 years. They should get an " excellent " score by typing at least 95 points. Cats should be divided into breeds, 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 a temporarily recognized color and with an unrecognized color are shown. They can receive an " Excellent " qualification and are evaluated, but do not receive any certificate of title. Cats are separated by breed, color and sex. They also compete for the title "Best Variety temporarily recognized breed" and / or "Best in Show is a temporarily recognized breed."
Class 22b Temporarily recognized colors for recognized breeds
This class shows all temporarily recognized colors for recognized breeds. They can receive an " Excellent " qualification and are evaluated, but do not receive any certificate of title. Cats are separated by breed, color and sex. They also compete for the title "Best Variety Temporarily Recognized Colors", but do not participate in the Best in Show.



The rules of WCF exhibitions

Titles

WCF exhibition classes

Class 1: World Champion
Class 2: Peace Premier
Class 3: Grand European Champion or Large Continental Champion - CACM
Class 4: Grand European Premier or Large Continental Premier - CAPM
Class 5: European Champion or Continental Champion - GCACF
Class 6: European Premier or Continental Premier - GCAPE
Class 7: Grand International Champion - CACE
Class 8: Grand International Premiere - CAPE
Class 9: International Champion - CAGCIB
Class 10: International Premier - CAGPIB
Class 11: Champion - CACIB
Class 12: Premier - CAPIB
Class 13: Open class, starting from 10 months - CAC
Class 14: Abduction class starting from 10 months - CAP
Class 15: Juniors, 6-10 months
Class 16: Kittens, 3-6 months old
Class 16a: Baby, 10 weeks-3 months
Class 17: Beginner's class
Class 18: Color classification class
Class 19: Domestic cat (Household pet)
Class 20: Class litters kittens aged 10-12 weeks (Litter class)
Class 21: Veterans Class
Class 22a: Pre-recognized breeds
Class 22b: Pre-recognized colors for recognized breeds.

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: Peace 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.

Class 3: Grand European Champion or Large Continental Champion - CACM
In this class, cats compete for the title "World Champion". Cats should receive CACM at three international exhibitions in three different countries from three different judges, with one country on the other continent. They must receive 98 points according to the standard. Cats are divided into breeds, color, sex. They also compete for the title "Best Variety" and / or "Best in Show".

Class 4: Grand European Premier or Large Continental Premier - CAPM
In this class, cats compete for the title "World Premior". Cats should receive SAMM at three international exhibitions in three different countries from three different judges, one of which must be on another continent. They must receive 98 points according to the standard. Cats are divided into breeds, color, sex. 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 exhibitions in three different countries / continental regions from three different judges. They should get 97 points according to the standard. Cats are divided into breeds, color, sex. They also compete for the title "Best Variety" and / or "Best in Show".

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

Class 7: Grand International Champion - CACE
In this class, cats compete for the title "European Champion", "Continental Champion". Cats must receive CACE at three international WCF exhibitions in three different countries / continental regions from three different judges. They should get 97 points according to the standard. Cats are divided into breeds, color, sex. They also compete for the title "Best Variety" and / or "Best in Show".

Class 8: Grand International Premiere - CAPE
In this class, cats compete for the title "European Premior", "Continental Premior". Cats should receive CAPE at three international WCF exhibitions in three different countries / continental regions from three different judges. They should get 97 points according to the standard. Cats are divided into breeds, color, sex. 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 should receive CAGCIB at three international WCF exhibitions in two different federal districts from three different judges. They should get 97 points according to the standard. Cats are divided into breeds, color, sex. They also compete for the title "Best Variety" and / or "Best in Show".

Class 10: International Premier - CAGPIB
In this class, cats compete for the title "Grand International Premior". Cats should receive CAGPIB at three international WCF exhibitions in two different federal districts from three different judges. They should get 97 points according to the standard. Cats are divided into breeds, color, sex. They also compete for the title "Best Variety Neuter" and / or "Best in Show Neuter".

Class 11: Champion - CACIB
In this class, cats compete for the title "International Champion". Cats must receive CACIB at three international WCF exhibitions in two different federal districts from three different judges. They should receive 95 points according to the standard. Cats are divided into breeds, color, sex. They also compete for the title "Best Variety" and / or "Best in Show".

Class 12: Premier - CAPIB
In this class, cats compete for the title "International Premior". Cats should receive CAPIB at three international WCF exhibitions in two different federal districts from three different judges. They should receive 95 points according to the standard. Cats are divided into breeds, color, sex. They also compete for the title "Best Variety Neuter" and / or "Best in Show Neuter".

Class 13: Open class, starting from 10 months - CAC
In this class, cats compete for the title "Champion". Cats must receive CAC at three international WCF exhibitions from three different judges. They should receive 93 points according to the standard. Cats are divided into breeds, color, sex. They also compete for the title "Best Variety" and / or "Best in Show".

Class 14: Abduction class starting from 10 months - CAP
In this class, cats compete for the title "Premior". Cats should receive CAP at three international WCF exhibitions from three different judges. They should receive 93 points according to the standard. Cats are divided into breeds, color, sex. They also compete for the title "Best Variety Neuter" and / or "Best in Show Neuter".

Class 15: Juniors, 6-10 months
In this class are exhibited cats 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 the recognized club. Cats should be divided into breeds, color, sex. They are judged and competing for the title "Best Variety Junior" for 6-10 months and / or "Best in Show Junior" for 6-10 months.

Class 16: Kittens, 3-6 months old
In this class are exhibited cats whose age on the first day of the exhibition will be at least 3 months and not older than 6 months, and which must be registered in the LO or RIEX register of the recognized club. Cats should be divided into breeds, color, sex. They are judged and competing for the title "Best Variety Kitten" for 3-6 months and / or "Best in Show Kitten" for 3-6 months.

Class 16a: Baby, 10 weeks-3 months
In this class are exhibited cats, 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 the recognized club. Cats should be divided into breeds, color, sex. They are judged and competing for the title "Best Variety Baby" and / or "Best in Show Baby".

Class 17: Beginner's class
The 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 exhibited in this class. A cat can only be exhibited in the novice class once. For registration it is necessary to receive signatures from two judges and an "excellent" score.

Class 18: Color classification class
Kittens, starting from the age of 3 months can be exhibited to determine their colors. They can get a color definition without classification.

Class 19: Domestic cat (Household pet)
In this class can be exhibited sterilized cats that do not correspond to the phenotype of recognized breeds. They are evaluated and can be nominated for the title of "The best pet show".

Class 20: Class litters kittens aged 10-12 weeks (Litter class)
A litter of kittens must undergo a judicial examination in accordance with the standard of the corresponding breed and according to the development of the kittens. The more distinct characters in the kittens litter, the better litter of kittens. In this class are exhibited cats, 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"

Class 21: Veterans Class
In this class can only be exhibited purebred cats, whose age is older than 8 years. They should get an "excellent" score by typing at least 95 points. Cats should be divided into breeds, color and gender. They also compete for the title "Best Variety Veteran" and / or "Best in Show Veteran".

Class 22a: Pre-recognized breeds
In this class all preliminarily recognized breeds with recognized color, previously recognized color or not recognized color are exhibited. They get an "Excellent" rating and prizes, but do not receive a title certificate. Cats are divided into breeds, color and gender. They also compete for the title "Best Variety of Pre-Recognized Breed" and / or "The best recognized breed at the exhibition".

Class 22 b: Pre-recognized colors for recognized breeds.
In this class all preliminarily recognized colors for recognized breeds are exhibited. They get an "Excellent" rating and prizes, but do not receive a title certificate. Cats are divided into breeds, color and gender. They also compete for the title "Best Variety of Pre-Recognized Color", but do not participate in BestinShow.

Recognition of CACM and CAPM titles
TACS and CAPM titles received in organizations that are not registered by the WCF are not recognized, and especially if there are other organizations in the given city or country that are full members of the WCF.

Not awarding of CACM and CAPM titles for unregistered sub-clubs
Subclubs that are not registered in the WCF can not award the titles of the CACM / CAPM

WCF Rings

1 - Organization of the WCF Ring
At all WCF exhibitions both traditional refereeing and WCF rings can be organized simultaneously: Ring for adult cats, ring for eunuchs, ring for kittens aged 10 weeks to 10 months. All cats present at the exhibition can participate in the WCF-Ring.

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

1.2 - WCF-Ring Neuter
All castrati 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 (10 months are excluded) are judged together during the ring, regardless of their breed, color, class and sex, and the judge awards seats 1 to 10.

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

3 - Placement and number of participants

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

3.2 Separation of the WCF-Ring
If the number of participants is less than 39 (inclusive), the ring can not be divided. If the number of participants is more than 39, the Ring can be divided into two parts, but at the second part of the ring there must be at least 4 participants. In case of division into parts, the best cats are ranked according to Article E.3.1. Separation into rings is voluntary.

WCF Master Ring

1 - Participation in the Master Ring
Cats that have won 1st or 2nd places in the WCF Ring have the right to participate in the annual WCF Master-Ring. If WCF-Ring was divided according to Article E.3.2, only the winner (1st place) of each part of the ring can participate in the Master-Ring. In addition, winners in "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
Master WCF WCF can be organized in each country only once a year at a licensed international exhibition or at the World Exhibition if the number of participating cats is at least 300.

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

4 - Documents confirming the right to participate
For the participation of cats in the WCF Master Ring, cat owners must submit original documents or copies certified by the WCF member clubs that confirm the win in the WCF Ring, "Best in Show", "Best of Best", or they must submit the title certificate of the World Champion.

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

6 - Title "WCF-Master"
The winner of the Master Ring receives the title "WCF-Master". This title must be registered by the 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 the WCF-Ring, in accordance with Article E.3.1.

8 - Individual Master Rings
Master-Ring can be divided into 2 Master-Ring similarly to WCF-Ring in case of sufficient number of participants (adult cats, eunuchs, 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 - It is possible to divide the Master Ring in case of participation in it of more than 39 cats
If the number of participants in the Master-Ring is more than 39, the Master-Ring can be divided like WCF-Ring, but the number of participants in the second part (second ring) can not be less than 4. In this case, the best cats are selected similarly to the selection in the WCF-Ring, in accordance with Article E.3.2.

Monobreed show

Monobreed show is the choice of winners among animals of one breed.

This event has only a demonstrative nature and does not give any tentative estimates.

The results of the winners are taken into account only for the annual rating "The Best Animals of WCF Russia" (with the reports of the organizing clubs)

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

To conduct this event you need:

- indicate it in the form when submitting a request for the main license for the exhibition

Hold a Monobreed show can be any judge entered in the license of the exhibition at which this event is held and licensed by the Wool Group, to which the breed belongs for which the event is held

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

- Best litter - Best litter on show
- Best baby - Best kitten at the age of 10-12 weeks on show
- Best kitten - Best kitten 3-6 months on show
- Best junior - Best junior for 6-10 months on show
- Best Kastrat - Best castrato on show
- Best Opposite Sex - Best adult of the opposite sex
- Best Adult - Best adult cat or cat on show
- Best of breed - The title can be given to any of the winners of the show from the above listed, except for the winner of the class of litters.