Junior Handler Competition is conducted according to the FCI GUIDELINES FOR WORLD AND SECTION JUNIOR HANDLING COMPETITIONS. Junior Handlers of the age from 10 to 17 are allowed to take part in the Open Junior Handling Competitions. Every national canine organization – FCI member or contract partner can end an official representative – participant of the Junior Handler Finals. The representative of each country has to be a national citizen of the country that he/she is granted to represent.
European Dog Show 2017 Junior Handling competitions Daily Open Competitions: Every day, the udge selects the best three (3) of each Open Competition without placing them. The three junior handlers qualified from each day are qualified to participate in the EDS 2017 Junior Handling Open Competition Semi-final on the last day of the competitions.
Open Competition Semi-Final: The semi-final competition is arranged on the last day, just before the Final Junior Handling Competition. The best five (5) qualify for the final competition. No placing of the best five should be done in the semi-finals.
Final Junior Handling Competition: The EDS 2017 Final Junior Handling Competition is arranged on the last day of the European Dog Show 2017 in the Main Ring just before the group competitions and best in show program begins.
The best five junior handlers from the Open Competition Semi-Final compete in the EDS 2017 Final Junior Handling Competition together with the participants sent by all of the participating national organizations.
The judge selects the best three (3) Junior Handlers of the EDS 2017 Junior Handler Competition and places them accordingly.
The title of the EDS 2017 Final Junior Handling Competition:
The winner of the Final Junior Handling Competition of the European Dog Show 2017 receives the title:
2017 European Winner in Junior Handling