Best in Show rules

Best in Show

D.10.2 – For each hair category a Best in Show Five Best in Shows are performed in an exhibition, on each day or once for two days. For each hair category of the WCF, Longhair, Semi-Longhair, Shorthair, Siamese-ORI, Hairless a BIS is performed, if at least 15 cats are present in each category in the exhibition.

D.10.3 – Joining of categories in case of less than 15 cats If there are less than 15 cats present in a hair category, these cats are joined with another hair category, as follows: Longhair with Semi-Longhair, Shorthair with Siamese/ORI or/and Hairless If the number of 15 cats is not reached in one of the main categories, when joining hair categories, the Best in Show in made for all hair categories joined together.

D.10.11 – Best In Show and Best In Show Opposite Sex The best female cat and the best male cat, which had been voted on the stage, compete for the title „Best in Show“. If an adult male cat (adult female cat) wins the Best in Show, the other cat will receive the title „Best In Show Opposite Sex“. The winner remains on stage for the Best of Best.

D.10.12 – Best In Show Alter The same procedure applies for altered cats: Best in Show Alter and Best in Show Alter Opposite Sex for the second place. All alters will leave the stage after the voting.

D.10.13 – Best In Show Veteran The same procedure applies for the Veterans: First the best male Veteran and the best female Veteran are selected. Then both compete for the title “Best in Show Veteran”. All veterans will leave the stage after the voting. 

D.10.14 – Best in Show Kitten 6-10 months The same procedure applies for kittens 6-10 months: First the best male and the best female kitten 6-10 months are selected. Then both compete for the title „Best in Show Kitten 6-10 months“. All kittens leave the stage after the voting.

D.10.15 – Best In Show Kitten 3-6 months The same procedure applies for kittens 3-6 months as for kittens 6-10 months. 

D.10.16 – Best in Show Litter The judges select the best litter of the show amongst all litters nominated for the BIS.

D.10.17 – Monobreed Shows Monobreed shows may be organized for single breeds or breed groups. The procedure for nomination and Best in Show as in the other groups. The winner may acccording to the rules participate in the Best of Best.

* Green numbers are BestCat points