All-Breed and Specialty Shows

In an all-breed show, dogs compete against other dogs of the same breed in breed classes to win BOB (Best of Breed) and then against dogs of different breeds to win BIG (Best In Group) and BIS (Best In Show).

In specialty shows, only one breed may be entered and dogs of that breed compete against each other to win BISS (Best In Specialty Show).

Last Updated: 7/18/2011 8:31:43 PM



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There are about 900 breeds of sheep in the world.
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At least two wins must be a set of three or more points ("majors"), under two different judges; at least one additional win under a third judge is also required.
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Additional points may be awarded to the Best of Winners, or a class dog that goes Best of Breed or Best of Opposite Sex, again depending on the number of dogs competing