Canadian Shetland Sheepdog Association Versatility AwardsThe Canadian Shetland Sheepdogs Association is pleased to be able to offer Versatility Certificates to the member-owners of top versatility dogs across Canada. To receive such an award, a team (owner/handler and dog) must meet a set of requirements as outlined by the executive of the CSSA. There are currently two levels of award available; VC and VCX In order to determine whether your Sheltie qualifies for either of these awards, please read the information below and then proceed to the application form
CSSA - VC/VCX AWARD CRITERIAVersatility Certificate Application available in PDF FormatVersatility Certificate Application available in WORD FormatCONFORMATION - Pts. Earned7 DCH (Conf. CH + Hearding CH.)6 Grand Champion - GCH5 Champion (CH)3 Dog has earned 3 pts. 1 Dog has a 2 pt. win PERFORMANCE (Obedience) - Pts. Earned6 Grand Master Obedience Trial Ch - GMOTCH5 Master Obedience Trial Champion - MOTCH4 Obedience Trial Champion Excellent - OTCHX3 Obedience Trial Champion – OTCH2 Companion Dog Excellent - CDX1 Companion Dog - CDPERFORMANCE (Agility) - Pts. Earned 5 Agility Master Champion – AG.M.CH4 Agility Master Excellent - AG.M.X3 Agility Excellent - AG.X2 Agility Intermediate - AG.I 1 Agility Novice - AG.NPERFORMANCE (Herding) - Pts. Earned 6 Herding Chamion – HCHS, HCHS, HCHT5 Herding Excellent – HX4 Herding Advanced - HA3 Herding Intermediate HI2 Herding Started – HS1 Herding Tested – HTPERFORMANCE (Rally) - Pts. Earned4 Rally Advanced Excellent - RAE3 Rally Excellent - RE2 Rally Advanced - RA1 Rally Novice - RNPERFORMANCE (Tracking) - Pts. Earned6 Champion Tracker- CT5 Urban Tracking Dog Excellent - UTDX4 Urban Tracking Dog - UTD3 Tracking Dog Excellent - TDX2 Tracking Dog - TDThe dog must have at least 1 point in Conformation and one point in at least 3 of the 5 performance areas, and a total of 10 Points for VCThe dog must have at least 3 points in Conformation and at least 2 points in 3 of the 5 Performance Areas and a total of 15 Points for VCXFor each title that you are claiming points for, you must attach a photocopy of your CKC Certificate for that title.