Total Junior Award


To be eligible for this award, a junior must earn points from a minimum of 3 different AKC licensed Performance or Companion events and compete in a minimum of 1 Junior Showmanship Class.

Points for this award may be accumulated from all eligible events and classes. Title Points will be automatically totaled and calculated by using the AKC Companion Events Titles Earned by Junior Handlers and AKC Performance Events Titles Earned by Junior Handlers List.

Qualify/Pass points are based on the junior competing in an event/class/trial, qualifying and/or passing and completing a Junior Certification Form and submitting a copy of that form to for processing.

Defeated Points are based on the number of competitors the junior defeats (in events where placements are made). Title and Qualify/Pass points are listed in the BestJunior Companion Points Schedule and/or the BestJunior Performance Points Schedule.

BestJunior encourages any junior handler competing to complete a Junior Handler Certificate Form (2 copies) for any and all events/classes they compete in and maintain their copy in a save place.