How Today's Best Junior Point are Calculated for 2010 - GROUPS

GROUPS TOP 30

(Qualifying dates: January 1, 2010 – December 31, 2010)

GROUPS TOP 30 lists the Top 20 juniors competing in Novice and Open Classes (Senior, Intermediate and Junior) at all AKC shows (including independent specialties) Ranking are separated by each Group: Sporting, Hound, Working, Terrier, Toy, Non-Sporting and Herding. Statistics are compiled using every win and 2nd through 4th placements, including Best Junior points. Competition need not be present in the class, if the junior wins Best Junior Handler for points to be awarded. One (1) point is awarded for every competitor defeated. If a junior shows multiple breeds within the same group, points will be totaled within that same group. Limited/Invitational Junior Showmanship Competitions are not included in 2010 statistics*.