FUTURITY STAKES

 

 

Purpose

To encourage the breeding of the best possible Bull Terriers and to reward the breeders for their efforts. Thus, the futurity stakes is weighed toward the breeder. Recognition is also given to the owners in whose hands lie the responsibility of developing the inherited potential.

 

General Rules

  1. Correct and timely nominations of both the litter and the individual puppy are required for stake eligibility.
  2. Prize money can only be won through competition in the stake judging.
  3. Nomination forms are secured from the Futurity Director.

 

Nomination of litter

  1. Nominator must be the breeder or Co-breeder, and must be a member in good standing of the BTCA at both the time of nomination and the time of stake judging.
  2. Nomination must be after the date of breeding, butt before the puppies are born. Postmark of envelope transmitting nomination determines date of nomination.
  3. Fee is $20.00  There will be no refunds
  4. Nomination of the litter makes each puppy in the litter eligible for individual nomination.

 

Nomination of Puppy

  1. Must be by owner, who need not be a BTCA member.
  2. Nomination must be made before puppy reaches four (4) months of age. Postmark of envelope transmitting nomination determines date of nomination.
  3. Fee is $10.00  for each nomination. There will be no refunds.
  4. An entire litter may be individually nominated by paying the fee for each puppy and supplying whelping date, names, sex, color and registration numbers. If registration numbers are unavailable at time of nomination, these must be supplied as soon as available, but in no case later than eight (8) weeks prior to stake judging.
  5. Any changes to the identifying information from that previously provided to the futurity Director, must be
  6. received by the Futurity Director no later than three (3) weeks prior to the Slake judging. Failure to provide such information will result in disqualification.

 

Entry for Stake Judging

  1. Must be entered in a regular class, either conformation or obedience, at the BTCA Specialty show and  Trial held in conjunction with the stake judging. Fee for this entry must be paid.
  2. Futurity Stake must be indicated as an additional class entry, and the fee for additional class entry paid.
  3. Additional class entry must include age and color variety (i.e. Futurity, 6-9, White). Puppies are eligible only for the Futurity Stake which is in conjunction with the first BTCA Specialty Show held on or after the puppy reaches six (6) months of age.

 

Class Divisions

  1. Stake is divided into 4 ago divisions: 6-9, 9-12, 12-15, and 15 plus months of age.
  2. Each age division is further divided by sex and color variety (Colored, White).
  3. Two placements are made in each judging class.

 

Sequence of Judging

  1. The order of judging for each age division will be: Colored Dogs, White Dogs, Colored Bitches, White Bitches, Winner, Reserve Winner. After the age division winner is selected, the judge will select the Reserve Winner from the remaining first place winners plus the second place winner of the class from which the age division winner was selected.
  2. Best Futurity Puppy is selected from the 6-9 and 9-12 age division winners immediately following the 9-12 month class judging.
  3. Best Futurity Junior is selected from the 12-15 and 15 plus age division winners immediately following the 15 plus month class judging.
  4. Best Futurity Puppy and Best Futurity Junior- compete for Grand Futurity Winner.

 

Division of Stake Monies

1.  General

  1. 20% of all fees to operating expense fund.
  2. 80% of fees to be divided equally between puppy and junior stakes.

2.  Division of Individual Stake Monies:

  1. 70% of monies to placements in the eight class divisions. 60% to 1st place winner
    40% to 2nd place winner.
  2. 10% of monies to both Best Futurity Puppy and Best Futurity Junior winner.
  3. 10% of monies to Grand Futurity Winner.

3.  Division of Individual Prizes.

  1. 60% to breeder.
  2. 40% to owner.

 

Trophies and Ribbons

  1. A trophy and rosette will be provided for Best Futurity Puppy, Best Futurity Junior and Grand Futurity
  2. Winner from Futurity operating funds.          .
  3. Other trophies and rosettes may be awarded at the discretion of the BTCA Show and Trophy Committee.
  4. Ribbons will be awarded for each class placement.

 

Summary of Major Rules

  1. Litter must be nominated by BTCA member' before it is whelped.
  2. Individual puppy must be nominated before it reaches four (4) months of age:
  3. Futurity is an additional class at the BTCA Specialty, and entry form must so indicate.
  4. All information on entry form must be consistent with that previously supplied to the Futurity Director.

 

Nomination Example: Breeder:

Nominate litter before born. $10

Owner:

Nominate individual puppy before 4 months old. S10 each

Enter Futurity Stake as additional class. $10 each

 

Judging and Prize; Division Example:

Assume $1000 in total entry fees (approx. 40 puppies from 20 litters)

 

20% to Operating Fund                                  $200

80% to Prize Monies                                      $800

 

Class winners divide: 70% of $800                $560

Puppy and Junior divisions 50% ea               $280

Each class of competition                              $140

Each Class

(if all 8 have entries)

 

Colored Dog

1st Prize 60%

2nd Prize 40%

$21.00

$14.00

(Breeder $12.60, Owner $8.40)

(Breeder $8.40, Owner $5.60)

White Dog 1st Prize

1st Prize

2nd Prize

$21.00

$14.00

(Breeder $12.60, Owner $8.40)

(Breeder $8.40, Owner $5.60)

Colored Bitch

1st Prize

2nd Prize

$21.00

$14.00

(Breeder $12.60, Owner $8.40)

(Breeder $8.40, Owner $5.60)

White Bitch

1st Prize

2nd Prize

$21.00

$14.00

(Breeder $12.60, Owner $8.40)

(Breeder $8.40, Owner $5.60)

Best Futurity Puppy 10%

 

 

Best Futurity Junior 10%

 

 

Grand Futurity Winner 10%

$56 (Breeder $33.60, Owner $22.50)

Total Prize $77.00 (Breeder $46.00, Owner $30.80)

 

$56 (Breeder $33.60, Owner $22.50)

Total Prize $77.00 (Breeder $46.00, Owner $30.80)

 

$56 (Breeder $33.60, Owner $22.50)

Total Prize $133.00 (Breeder $79.80,Owner $53.20)

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