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Pups and Degrees Abbreviations

    Events Licensed through Field Operations

    Hunting Retriever Events
      Hunt Test
        GRHRCH – Grand Hunting Retriever Champion
        HRCH – Hunting Retriever Champion
        HR – Hunting Retriever
        SHR – Started Hunting Retriever
        UH – Upland Hunter
    Beagle Events
      Bench Show
        WSHOWCH – Hunting Beagle World Show Champion (awarded at Hunting Beagle World Championship)
        NGRC --
        National Grand Show Champion (awarded at Hunting Beagle Nationals)
        GRCH – Grand Show Champion
        CH –
        Show Champion

      Hunting Beagle Event
        WORLDHBCH – World Hunting Beagle Champion (awarded at Hunting Beagle World Championship)
        NGRHBC -- National Grand Hunting Beagle Champion (awarded at Hunting Beagle Nationals)
        GRHBCH –
        Grand Hunting Beagle Champion
        HBCH –
        Hunting Beagle Champion
      Large Pack Events
        GRFCH -- Grand Field Champion
        FCH -- Field Champion
      Performance Pack Event
        WORLDPCH – World Performance Pack Champion (awarded at the Performance Pack World Championship)
        GRPCH –
        Grand Performance Pack Champion
        PCH –
        Performance Pack Champion
    Coonhound Events
      Bench Show
        WSHOWCH – World Show Champion (awarded at World Coonhound Championship)
        NGRCH – National Grand Show Champion (awarded at Autumn Oaks)
        GRCH – Grand Show Champion
        CH – Show Champion
      Field Trial
        GRFCH – Grand Field Champion
        FCH – Field Champion
      Hunt Test
        HTX – Hunt Test Excellence
      Nite Hunt
        WLDNITECH – World Nite Hunt Champion (awarded at World Coonhound Championship)
        NGRNCH – National Grand Nite Champion (awarded at Autumn Oaks)
        GRNITECH – Grand Nite Champion
        NITECH – Nite Champion
      Water Race
        GRWCH – Grand Water Champion
        WCH – Water Champion

    Cur/Feist Events
      Bench Show
        GRCH – Grand Show Champion
        CH – Show Champion
      Coon Hunt
        GRNITECH – Grand Nite Champion
        NITECH – Nite Champion
      Squirrel Hunt
        WORLD SQ DOG CH – World Squirrel Dog Champion (awarded at Squirrel Dog World Championship)
        GRSQCH – Grand Squirrel Champion
        SQCH – Squirrel Champion

    Pointing Dog Events
      Field Trial
        GRCHF – Grand Champion of the Field
        CHF – Champion of the Field
        TR – Trialer
        GUN – Gun Dog
        HUNT – 1st Level Gun Dog
        TAN – Natural Ability Test
      UKC Recognized Titles
      United Field Trialers Association - UFTA
        NF. CH – UFTA National Field Champion
        RNF.CH – UFTA Reserve National Field Champion
        F.CH – UFTA Field Champion
      National Shoot To Retrieve - NSTRA
        NTLCH – NSTRA National Champion
        RUNTLCH – NSTRA Runner Up National Champion
        REGCH – NSTRA Regional Champion
        CH – NSTRA Champion
        AMCH – NSTRA Amateur Champion
      National Bird Dog Circuit - NBDC
        BDC DOY - BDC Dog of the Year
        BDC WC - BDC World Champion
        BDC NC - BDC National Champion
        BDC SM - BDC Super Major Win
        BDC LC - BDC Legendary

    Discontinued Titles
    Cur/Feist Events
      Treeing Contest
        GRTRCH – Grand Tree Champion
        TRCH – Tree Champion
    Dog Sports
        OBPD2 – Police Dog 2 Obedience
        OBPD1 – Police Dog 1 Obedience
        PD2 – Police Dog 2
        PD1 – Police Dog 1
        OB3 – Protection 3 Obedience
        OB2 – Protection 2 Obedience
        OB1 – Protection Alert 1 Obedience
        AOB – Protection Alert Obedience
        P3 – Protection 3
        P2 – Protection 2
        P1 – Protection 1
        PA – Protection Alert
        FO – Family Obedience

    Earth Work Hunting Program
        GREWCH – Grand Earth Work Champion
        EWCH – Earth Work Champion
        EWDII – Earth Working Dog 2
        EWDI – Earth Working Dog 1
    Events Licensed through Show Operations

      Agility
        UGRACH1 – United Grand Agility Champion 1 (A UGRACH title will be issued with the designation in accordance with the numerical times the title has been earned)
        UGRACH – United Grand Agility Champion
        UACHX – United Agility Champion Excellent
        UACH – United Agility Champion
        UAGII – United Agility II
        UAGI – United Agility I
      Conformation (excludes mixed breeds)
        NBOB – National Best of Breed (for American Eskimos, American Pit Bull Terriers, Belgian Shepherd Dogs, Epagneul Bretons, Israel Caanan Dogs, Louisiana Catahoula Leopard Dogs, Rat Terriers, Toy Fox Terriers, awarded at their National Specialty)
        NGRCH – National Grand Champion (for American Eskimos, American Pit Bull Terriers and Toy Fox Terriers awarded at their National Specialty)
        GRCH – Grand Champion
        CGRCH – Conformation Grand Champion (for Coonhounds, Beagles and Cur/Feists)
        CH – Champion
        CCH – Conformation Champion (for Coonhounds, Beagles and Cur/Feists)
        Altered Conformation (excludes mixed breeds)
        ALCGRCH – Altered Conformation Grand Champion (for Coonhounds, Beagles and Cur/Feists)
        ALGRCH – Altered Grand Champion
        ALCCH – Altered Conformation Champion (for Coonhounds, Beagles and Cur/Feists)
        ALCH – Altered Champion
      Dock Jumping (Air Dog)
      Distance Jumping (Ultimate Air) Titles:
        Initial Distance Jumping Titles:
        UUJ - United Ultimate Jumper
        UMJ - United Master Jumper
        USJ - United Senior Jumper
        UJJ - United Junior Jumper
        UNJ - United Novice Jumper
        United Distance Jumping Champion Titles:
        UUJCH - United Ultimate Jumper Champion
        UMJCH - United Master Jumper Champion
        USJCH - United Senior Jumper Champion
        UJJCH - United Junior Jumper Champion
        UNJCH - United Novice Jumper Champion
        Grand Distance Jumping Champion Titles:
        GUJCH - Grand Ultimate Jumper Champion
        GMJCH - Grand Master Jumper Champion
        GSJCH - Grand Senior Jumper Champion
        GJJCH - Grand Junior Jumper Champion
        GNJCH - Grand Novice Jumper Champion
      Ultimate Vertical Titles:
        Initial Ultimate Vertical Titles:
        URUV - United Radical Ultimate Vertical
        USUV - United Supreme Ultimate Vertical
        United Ultimate Vertical Champion Titles:
        URUVCH - United Radical Ultimate Vertical Champion
        USUVCH - United Supreme Ultimate Vertical Champion
        Ultimate Vertical Grand Champion Titles:
        GRUVCH - United Grand Radical Ultimate Vertical Champion
        GSUVCH - United Grand Supreme Ultimate Vertical Champion
        United Fetch It Titles:
        UUF - United Ultimate Fetch It
        USF - United Supreme Fetch It
        United Fetch It Champion Titles:
        UUFCH - United Ultimate Fetch It Champion
        USFCH - United Supreme Fetch It Champion
        United Fetch It Grand Champion Titles:
        GUFCH - United Grand Ultimate Fetch It Champion
        GSFCH - United Grand Supreme Fetch It Champion
      Drag Racing
      Flat Race:
        UFGCH – United Flat Racer Grand Champion
        UFCH – United Flat Racer Champion
        UFR – United Flat Racer
        UFA – United Flat Racing Aptitude Test
        Steeplechase:
        USGCH – United Steeplechase Grand Champion
        USCH – United Steeplechase Racer Champion
        USR – United Steeplechase Racer
        USA – United Steeplechase Racing Aptitude Test
        Lure Coursing
          Advanced Coursing Title:
          SGC – Supreme Grand Coursing Champion
          Breed Stakes Titles:
          GCB – Grand Lure Coursing Champion-Breed
          CCB – Lure Coursing Champion-Breed
          Mixed Stake Titles:
          GCM – Grand Lure Coursing Champion-Mixed
          CCM – Lure Coursing Champion-Mixed
          United Coursing Tested Titles:
          CTS – Coursing Tested Supreme
          CTX – Coursing Tested Excellent
          CT – Coursing Tested
          United Coursing Aptitude Titles:
          CAS – Coursing Aptitude Supreme
          CAX – Coursing Aptitude Excellent
          CA – Coursing Aptitude
        Nosework
          Nosework Trial Levels:
          NGC – Nosework Grand Champion
          NCH – Nosework Champion
          EN – Elite Nosework
          MN – Master Nosework
          SN – Superior Nosework
          AN – Advanced Nosework
          NN – Novice Nosework
          Individual Element Classes:
          Elite:
          EE – Elite Exterior
          EV – Elite Vehicle
          EI – Elite Interier
          EC – Elite Container
          Master:
          ME – Master Exterior
          MV – Master Vehicle
          MI – Master Interior
          MC – Master Container
          Superior:
          SE – Superior Exterior
          SV – Superior Vehicle
          SI – Superior Interior
          SC – Superior Container
          Advanced:
          AE – Advanced Exterior
          AV – Advanced Vehicle
          AI – Advanced Interior
          AC – Advanced Container
          Novice:
          NE – Novice Exterior
          NV – Novice Vehicle
          NI – Novice Interior
          NC – Novice Container
          Pre-Trail Class:
          PTE – Pre-Trial Elite
          PTM – Pre-Trial Master
          PTS – Pre-Trial Superior
          PTA – Pre-Trial Advanced
          PTN – Pre-Trial Novice
          Handler Discrimination:
          EHD – Excellent Handler Discrimination
          AHD – Advanced Handler Discrimination
          NHD – Novice Handler Discrimination
        Obedience
          UUDX– United Utility Dog Excellent
          GOCH – United Grand Obedience Champion
          UOCH – United Obedience Champion
          UUD – United Utility Dog
          UCDX – United Companion Dog Excellent
          UCD – United Companion Dog
        Rally Obedience
          UROG – United Rally Obedience Grand Champion
          URX – United Rally Obedience Excellent
          UROC – United Rally Obedience Champion
          URO3 – United Rally Obedience 3
          URO2 – United Rally Obedience 2
          URO1 – United Rally Obedience 1
        SPOT (Suffix)
          SPOT-ON - Specialized Pet Obedience Test - Outstanding Neighbor
          SPOT - Specialized Pet Obedience Test
        Weight Pull
          UGWPC1 – United Grand Weight Pull Champion 1
          UGWPCH – United Grand Weight Pull Champion
          UWPCHX – United Weight Pull Champion Excellent
          UWPCH – United Weight Pull Champion
          UWP – United Weight Puller
          UWPS – United Weight Pull Champion Supreme
          UWPO – United Weight Pull Champion Outstanding
          UWPV – United Weight Pull Champion Versatile
        UKC Recognized Titles
          Barn Hunt
          RATCHX – Barn Hunt Champion Excellent
          RATCH – Barn Hunt Champion
          RATM – Master Barn Hunt
          RATS – Senior Barn Hunt
          RATO – Open Barn Hunt
          RATN – Novice Barn Hunt