5th Year prestige Dog Show EPEIROS CUP

11.-12.9.2021 Sunny Lakes Senec, Slovakia

Show Regulations


The show is held under the FCI and SKJ show regulations. Only dogs registered with stud books recognized by FCI can enter the show. A receipt of an application will be confi rmed 7 days prior to the show in writing.

Applications lacking any necessary document, a copy of the Championship certifi cate for the champion class) will be automatically entered into an open class without notifying owners. A copy of a pedigree must be enclosed to each application. Should the owner forget to indicate the class or should he/she do it incorrectly (regarding the age), the organiser will enter the dog into a relevant class.


Dogs from abroad must have a PET PASSPORT with valid vaccinations.


Double entries as well as late entries (after the closing date) are not permitted. The decisive date for age is the day the dog is shown. In case the dog’s birthday is on the day it is shown, the exhibitor can choose the class (before closing date) where to enter his dog. In case of consecutive shows held in one place over several days, the exhibitor must enter his dog in the appropriate class (before closing date).

Only the following classes are recognized at Epeiros cup:

Minor Puppy Class (correctly inoculated puppies up to 6 months)
Puppy Class (from 6 to 9 months)
Junior Class (from 9 to 18 months)
Veteran Class (from 8 years and over)
Intermediate class (from 15 to 24 months)
Open Class (15 months and over)
Working Class (15 months and over)
Champion Class (15 months and over)
Honour Class (15 months and over with title JCH,CH, CW – Ad certificate is necessary)
Working Class – To enter a dog in working class, the entry form must be accompanied by a copy of the FCI compulsory certificate, WCC (Working Class Certificate) (annexes 1a) and 1b)), containing the confirmation by the member country in which the holder and/or owner has his legal residence, that the dog has passed an appropriate test as well as details about this test.
Champion Class – To enter a dog in Champion Class, one of the following titles must have been confirmed by the day of the official closing date of entries; proof of this, by copy, must be enclosed with the entry form.
▪ International Beauty Champion of the FCI (CIB)
▪ International Show Champion of the FCI (CIE)
▪ National Beauty Champion of an FCI member or contract partner (with at least 2 CAC – as per Art.23.2 of the FCI Standing Orders – awarded by FCI recognized judges)
▪ National Show Champion of an FCI country
▪ National Beauty Champion of a non-FCI country which has signed a letter of understanding with FCI
▪ National Show Champion of a non-FCI country which has signed a letter of understanding with FCI
Once the entries for a show have closed it is not allowed to transfer a dog from one class to another except if an administrative mistake was made by the Show Committee.


CAJC, Epeiros Junior Winner – Certificate for the Junior Champion title of Slovakia may be awarded to dogs and bitches graded as Excellent 1st in junior class.
CAC – Certificate for the Champion of Slovakia may be awarded to dogs and bitches graded Excellent 1st in intermediate, open, working or champion class.
CAC Reserve – may be awarded to dogs and bitches graded as Excellent 2nd in intermediate, open, working or champion class.
Epeiros Winner
– wins the best adult male and female, individuals who have received the CAC award enter the competition.
Epeiros universal 2021 – title, which is awarded to males and females separately from each breed. It is obtained by the individual who has the highest point total from the exhibition and from the character tests organized at Epeiros 2021. It is awarded only to individuals who participated in the exhibition and the character test.
Best of Breed (BOB) – awarded to the best male with title Epeiros Winner, Epeiros Junior, Winner, Epeiros Veteran Winner.
TOP Epeiros universal 2021 – presentation of all the most successful individuals of each breed. The best three are awarded – with the highest score. The scoreboard is an annex to the propositions. Only individuals who participated in character tests and exhibitions are appreciated.
Best in Show (BIS) – the winners of the breeds {BOB} enter the competition.


THE BEST BABY – dogs and bitches with  very promising 1 in the puppy class.
THE BEST PUPPY – dogs and bitches with  very promising 1 in the puppy class.
THE BEST JUNIOR – dogs and bitches with  titles Epeiros junior winner.
THE BEST BOS – females and males with titles BOS.
THE BEST VETERAN – dogs and females with  titles Epeiros winner veteran.
THE BEST of HONOR CLASSES – dogs and bitches with  titles excellent 1  in honor class.
BRACE/THE BEST COUPLE GROUP – A dog and a bitch of the same breed and variety and belonging to the same owner, no co-owner.
THE BEST BREEDER’S GROUP – To compete in these groups/competitions, the dogs must be entered individually in one of the compulsory classes. Min 3 and max 5 dogs in one group.
TOP EPEIROS UNIVERSAL – an introduction of all the most successful dogs of each breed in test of temperament. 3 the best dogs – with highest score will be awarded in the final exhibition. The scoring table is attached to the propositions. Only those who participated in the test of temperament  and in dog show can attend.
BEST IN SHOW – dogs with title BOB