Saturday, 24 October 2009
FCI International Show Champion (C.I.E.)
After a visit to Belgium this month Biko entered the Champions Class again at 9 years old and was Best of Breed. He won the CACIB which means the application for the title International Show Champion (Champion International d'Exposition)has been sent to the FCI. If granted Biko will become the 1st Hovawart in The Netherlands to gain this title and only the second ever with an FCI International title.
The New Title Rules are as follows:
To be eligible for the title of International Show Champion (CIE), the dogs must have fulfilled the following conditions:
a) have earned in three different countries, under three different judges, 4 (four) Certificates
d'Aptitude au Championnat International de Beaute (CACIB) no matter the number of dogs;
b) betweem the first and last CACIB, a minimum period of one year and one day must have