Teddy Cavy Club Championship Rules


The rules below take effect from 1 January 2014.



Championship Certificates will be awarded, on application to the Secretary by the owner, to Teddy cavies which have won five First Prizes in Breed Classes, at Open Pen Shows advertised in the Cavy Press under at least three different Judges, these judges to be Teddy Cavy Club Judges or recognised panel judges of the National Cavy Club, Southern Cavy Club, Midlands Cavy Club, Northern Cavy Fanciers, Scottish National Cavy Club and Specialist Breed Clubs approved by the British Cavy Council.

There must be a minimum of four entries in the Breed Class for the win to count towards a Championship, or the win can be through the award of a “Certificate towards a Championship Claim” by a Teddy CC Panel Judge.

If there are fewer than four entries in the Breed Class then the Breed card may be supported by a win in a challenge where there are ten or more entries.

No more than two of the five qualifying wins may be in Young classes.  Cost of Championship Certificates to be by donation and as a minimum this should cover the return postage.

Each Prize Card must be signed by the Judge who judged the relevant class.

Applications must be accompanied by a stamped addressed envelope


As above, but ten First Prizes under four different Judges.


As above, but fifteen First Prizes under five different Judges.


Juvenile Championships are awarded to juvenile members owning a Teddy cavy which has won five First prizes in Open Shows advertised in the Cavy Press under at least three different judges.  There must be at least four entries in the class.  At a Teddy Cavy Club Rosette Show, if there are fewer than four entries in the class then ask the judge to sign the card to show that the exhibit is worthy of championship status.  The claim for a Juvenile Championship should be forwarded to the Secretary accompanied by the appropriate registration fee.  Juveniles are to be aged between 7 years and 16 years old at the date of the Prize Cards being used to support the Championship claim.