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Next Generation Spotlight Series

Tentative Schedule | Standings | Rules

Tentative Schedule

State Youth Championships and Youth Nationals are Double Point Events

Event Month Date City State
Event

Louisiana State Youth Championship

Month

March

Date

6

City

Marthaville

State

LA

Event

Texas State Youth Championship

Month

March

Date

27

City

Shepherd

State

TX

Event

Virginia State Youth Championship

Month

April

Date

17

City

Aylett

State

VA

Event

American Black & Tan Association Youth Championship

Month

April

Date

30

City

Peru

State

IN

Event

American Black & Tan Association Youth Championship

Month

May

Date

1

City

Peru

State

IN

Event

North Carolina State Youth Championship

Month

May

Date

1

City

Albemarle

State

NC

Event

National Plott Hound Association Youth Championship

Month

May

Date

8

City

Glouster

State

OH

Event

Maryland State Youth Championship

Month

May

Date

22

City

Chesapeake City

State

MD

Event

Alabama State Youth Championship

Month

May

Date

29

City

Guin

State

AL

Event

Indiana State Youth Championship

Month

May

Date

29

City

Odon

State

IN

Event

National Redbone CHA Youth Championship

Month

June

Date

5

City

Jefferson

State

OH

Event

Missouri CF State Youth Championship

Month

June

Date

5

City

Puxico

State

MO

Event

Bluetick Breeders of America Youth Championship

Month

June

Date

12

City

Hawesville

State

KY

Event

United English Breeders & Fanciers Youth Championship

Month

June

Date

19

City

Cecilia

State

KY

Event

Iowa State Youth Championship

Month

June

Date

19

City

Shell Rock

State

IA

Event

Rhode Island State Youth Championship

Month

June

Date

19

City

Exeter

State

RI

Event

Wisconsin State Youth Championship

Month

June

Date

19

City

Brooklyn

State

WI

Event

Pennsylvania State Youth Championship

Month

June

Date

26

City

Laurelville

State

PA

Event

West Virginia State Youth Championship

Month

June

Date

26

City

Flatwoods

State

WV

Event

Illinois State Youth Championship

Month

July

Date

10

City

Millstadt

State

IL

Event

Michigan State Youth Championship

Month

July

Date

10

City

Millington

State

MI

Event

New Hampshire State Youth Championship

Month

July

Date

10

City

Swanzey

State

NH

Event

Ohio State Youth Championship

Month

July

Date

17

City

Holmesville

State

OH

Event

UKC Youth Nationals

Month

July

Date

23, 24

Event

Minnesota State Youth Championship

Month

August

Date

28

City

Gilman

State

MN

Event

Vermont State Youth Championship

Month

August

Date

28

City

Lyndonville

State

VT

Event

Kentucky State Youth Championship

Month

September

Date

11

City

Crittenden

State

KY

Event

Georgia State Youth Championship

Month

October

Date

2

City

Chatsworth

State

GA

Event

Arkansas State Youth Championship

Month

October

Date

9

City

Dover

State

AR

Event

Southeastern Treeing Walker Youth Championship

Month

October

Date

9

City

Union

State

SC

Event

Kansas State Youth Championship

Month

October

Date

16

City

Valley Falls

State

KS

Event

Tennessee State Youth Championship

Month

October

Date

16

City

Kodak

State

TN

Event

Delaware State Youth Championship

Month

November

Date

6

City

Laurel

State

DE

Event

Mississippi State Youth Championship

Month

December

Date

4

City

Brookhaven

State

MS

Event

Florida State Youth Championship

Month

December

Date

11

City

Providence

State

FL

Event

Oklahoma State Youth Championship

Month

December

Date

18

City

Colgate

State

OK

Event

South Caroloina State Youth Championship

Month

December

Date

18

City

Georgetown

State

SC

Event

Standings

Nite Hunt & Bench Show

Last Name First Name State Points
Last Name

compiled on 7-29-21

Last Name

NITE HUNT SENIOR DIVISION

Last Name

MOSELY

First Name

JAKE

State

OH

Points

30

Last Name

BEDILLION

First Name

HAILEY

State

PA

Points

20

Last Name

BLESSING

First Name

DANE

State

IA

Points

20

Last Name

CONVERSE

First Name

INANDA

Points

20

Last Name

ELLIS

First Name

ISAAC

State

NH

Points

20

Last Name

GREEN

First Name

DEVIN

Points

20

Last Name

KNOPSNIDER

First Name

CHE

State

PA

Points

20

Last Name

LAMONT

First Name

CARSTON

Points

20

Last Name

MARSHALL

First Name

TRENTON

State

PA

Points

20

Last Name

STANLEY

First Name

CLAYTON

State

WV

Points

20

Last Name

STARCHER

First Name

JENNIFER

State

OH

Points

20

Last Name

THORNSON

First Name

TYLER

State

IA

Points

20

Last Name

WESSEL

First Name

ARLIE

State

MO

Points

20

Last Name

WOOD

First Name

KAYDE

State

IN

Points

20

Last Name

YOUNG

First Name

CHRISTOPHER

State

MI

Points

20

Last Name

ADKINS

First Name

GRADY

State

WV

Points

10

Last Name

BAXTER

First Name

ABBI

State

IN

Points

10

Last Name

BAYS

First Name

EMMA

State

IN

Points

10

Last Name

BROWN

First Name

NOLAN

State

IN

Points

10

Last Name

BROWN

First Name

JOHNNY

Points

10

Last Name

CALL

First Name

JAMES

State

IA

Points

10

Last Name

CARTWRIGHT

First Name

DYLAN

State

IL

Points

10

Last Name

CROUCH

First Name

SABASTIN

State

IN

Points

10

Last Name

DAMMAN

First Name

CARSON

State

OH

Points

10

Last Name

DILLON

First Name

LOGAN

State

KY

Points

10

Last Name

EDWARDS

First Name

HEATH

State

NC

Points

10

Last Name

FERFECK

First Name

COOPER

State

NJ

Points

10

Last Name

HARRELL

First Name

JUSTICE

Points

10

Last Name

ISON

First Name

TYLER

State

IN

Points

10

Last Name

JUDE

First Name

WILL

State

KY

Points

10

Last Name

KAMMER

First Name

MICHAELL

State

MI

Points

10

Last Name

MOLER

First Name

LIDDA

Points

10

Last Name

PHILLIPS

First Name

DALTON

Points

10

Last Name

ROACH

First Name

TREVOR

State

OH

Points

10

Last Name

SARKA

First Name

TRAVIS

State

MI

Points

10

Last Name

TAPPY

First Name

WADE

State

IN

Points

10

Last Name

TINSMAN

First Name

PEYTON

State

IN

Points

10

Last Name

VERHOFF

First Name

MATT

State

OH

Points

10

Last Name

WILES

First Name

WYATT

State

NJ

Points

10

Last Name

NITE HUNT JUNIOR DIVISION

Last Name

CLARK

First Name

BRADY

State

PA

Points

20

Last Name

MILLER

First Name

BRAXTON

Points

20

Last Name

STEPHENS

First Name

BRAYDON

State

NH

Points

20

Last Name

BIGLEY

First Name

J.J.

State

MO

Points

20

Last Name

CRITES

First Name

KINSLEY

State

WV

Points

20

Last Name

COOPER

First Name

LOGAN

Points

20

Last Name

COOK

First Name

WAIVLYN

State

IN

Points

20

Last Name

REIGHARD

First Name

BRAXTON

State

IA

Points

10

Last Name

KOESTER

First Name

DAWN

Points

10

Last Name

HARRELL

First Name

ELI

Points

10

Last Name

WYANT

First Name

GREYSON

State

OH

Points

10

Last Name

HAMPTON

First Name

HUNTER

Points

10

Last Name

BLACK

First Name

JACOB

State

PA

Points

10

Last Name

MC CRAKEN

First Name

JAKE

State

IN

Points

10

Last Name

AMMONS

First Name

JORDYN

State

KY

Points

10

Last Name

HUNT

First Name

JOSSLYN

State

KY

Points

10

Last Name

APPLE

First Name

KASON

State

IA

Points

10

Last Name

BURLESON

First Name

KELLAN

State

NC

Points

10

Last Name

WORKMAN

First Name

KENTON

State

WV

Points

10

Last Name

SIMPSON

First Name

LUKE

Points

10

Last Name

DUNLAP

First Name

MACY

State

NC

Points

10

Last Name

STROUD

First Name

MARYSA

State

IN

Points

10

Last Name

LUNGSFORD III

First Name

RAY

State

IN

Points

10

Last Name

CAUDILL

First Name

TESSA

State

KY

Points

10

Last Name

WILLIAMS

First Name

WESTON

State

NC

Points

10

Last Name

BENCH SHOW SENIOR

Last Name

SARGENT

First Name

BROOKLYN

State

KY

Points

120

Last Name

CABLE

First Name

HANNAH

State

KY

Points

90

Last Name

SHIFFLETT

First Name

HUNTER

Points

80

Last Name

WOOD

First Name

KAYDE

State

IN

Points

80

Last Name

WEBBER

First Name

ABBY

State

OH

Points

60

Last Name

SCHAFFNER

First Name

GARIN

State

IA

Points

50

Last Name

CAMERON

First Name

KELSI

Points

40

Last Name

FACKLER

First Name

WYATT

State

MI

Points

40

Last Name

SHAW

First Name

ROBERT

State

WI

Points

40

Last Name

SMITH

First Name

WYATT

State

MO

Points

40

Last Name

STANLEY

First Name

CLAYTON

State

WV

Points

40

Last Name

EWING

First Name

FAITH

State

OH

Points

30

Last Name

BROOKS

First Name

JACOB

State

VA

Points

20

Last Name

DURSTINE

First Name

LANDON

State

PA

Points

20

Last Name

ELLIS

First Name

ISAAC

State

NH

Points

20

Last Name

FEUGATE

First Name

GARRETT

Points

20

Last Name

FLETCHER

First Name

BROCK

Points

20

Last Name

RICHARDSON

First Name

ELI

State

PA

Points

20

Last Name

STARCHER

First Name

JENNIFER

State

OH

Points

20

Last Name

STULLER

First Name

ADDISON

State

PA

Points

20

Last Name

ADKINS

First Name

GRADY

State

WV

Points

10

Last Name

BROWN

First Name

NOLAN

State

IN

Points

10

Last Name

CAMP

First Name

COLE

State

OH

Points

10

Last Name

FOGUS

First Name

BAYLE

State

OH

Points

10

Last Name

FOSTER

First Name

MARK

State

KY

Points

10

Last Name

GINKINS

First Name

LUKAS

State

IN

Points

10

Last Name

HARRELL

First Name

JUSTICE

Points

10

Last Name

HUNT

First Name

LANDON

State

KY

Points

10

Last Name

KAMMER

First Name

MIKE

State

MI

Points

10

Last Name

KURON

First Name

CASEY

State

MI

Points

10

Last Name

MC CALLISTER

First Name

JAMES

State

OH

Points

10

Last Name

MC CARTY

First Name

JOSH

State

IL

Points

10

Last Name

MOSLEY

First Name

JAKE

State

OH

Points

10

Last Name

POWERS

First Name

STEVEN

Points

10

Last Name

REECE

First Name

EVAN

State

NC

Points

10

Last Name

STOUT

First Name

OWEN

State

MI

Points

10

Last Name

TACKETT

First Name

MACY

State

KY

Points

10

Last Name

THURSON

First Name

TYLER

State

IA

Points

10

Last Name

YOUNG

First Name

CHRISTOPHER

State

MS

Points

10

Last Name

BENCH SHOW JUNIOR

Last Name

BROOKS

First Name

JORDYN

State

VA

Points

40

Last Name

BERRIE

First Name

HALAYNA

Points

20

Last Name

BIGLEY

First Name

GRACELYNN

State

MO

Points

20

Last Name

BIGLEY JR

First Name

JASON

State

MO

Points

20

Last Name

DOW

First Name

EMMLOU

State

NH

Points

20

Last Name

ECKERT

First Name

CARSON

Points

20

Last Name

HUDSON

First Name

BROOK

Points

20

Last Name

KING

First Name

KENNEDY

State

IN

Points

20

Last Name

RORVIK

First Name

COLTON

State

IN

Points

20

Last Name

RORVIK

First Name

LYDIA

State

IN

Points

20

Last Name

SCHUNEMAN

First Name

HAILEY

Points

20

Last Name

STEPHANS

First Name

BRAYDON

State

NH

Points

20

Last Name

STEVERS

First Name

CARSON

State

IL

Points

20

Last Name

AMMONS

First Name

JORDYN

State

KY

Points

10

Last Name

BRUNTY

First Name

COOPER

State

WV

Points

10

Last Name

BURLESON

First Name

KELLAN

State

NC

Points

10

Last Name

CARPENTER

First Name

HANNAH

State

OH

Points

10

Last Name

CARTWIRGHT

First Name

TYLER

State

IL

Points

10

Last Name

CARTWRIGHT

First Name

LYDIA

State

IL

Points

10

Last Name

CHESSER

First Name

CHASE

State

KY

Points

10

Last Name

DOTSON

First Name

JOHNATHON

State

NC

Points

10

Last Name

DOTSON

First Name

NEVAEH

State

NC

Points

10

Last Name

GURLY

First Name

PAISLEY

State

NC

Points

10

Last Name

HUDGINS

First Name

ISABELL

State

NC

Points

10

Last Name

HUNT

First Name

JOSSLYN

State

KY

Points

10

Last Name

HURLOCK

First Name

EASTON

Points

10

Last Name

MARCUM

First Name

JACOB

State

KY

Points

10

Last Name

NALLEY

First Name

BENSON

State

KY

Points

10

Last Name

REIGHARD

First Name

BRAXTON

State

IA

Points

10

Last Name

ROACH

First Name

JACOB

State

OH

Points

10

Last Name

SARGENT

First Name

KAYLEE

State

KY

Points

10

Last Name

TEETER

First Name

LERAYA

State

NY

Points

10

Last Name

WAYNE

First Name

EVAN

State

NC

Points

10

Last Name

NEED BIRTHDATES

Last Name

EDEY

First Name

COLT

State

OH

Points

20

Last Name

JAMISON

First Name

TUCKER

State

NY

Points

20

Last Name

WEBBER

First Name

TYLER

Points

20

Last Name

ELKINS

First Name

PEYTON

Points

10

Last Name

FOGUS

First Name

GABE

State

OH

Points

10

Last Name

MIDDAUGH

First Name

OLIVIA

State

PA

Points

10

Last Name

MONRROY

First Name

JOANN

Points

10

Last Name

REED

First Name

RIOT

Points

10

Last Name

STALLCOP

First Name

BERLYNN

Points

10

Last Name

STONE

First Name

KARTER

State

PA

Points

10

The United Kennel Club is pleased to announce the Next Generation Spotlight Series. This series has been established to ensure, promote, highlight, and recognize the future of the sport. With several hundred UKC licensed youth events around the country each year, the opportunities for youth today are endless. The Spotlight Series has been a long time coming and will now shed a light on the Next Generation of our sport.

A special thanks to Ray Conrad, owner of Bright Eyes Light Company and presenting sponsor of the Next Generation Spotlight Series, for his continued support of UKCs youth programs.

Eligibility

Any youth between the ages of 5 and 17 years of age may compete and earn Spotlight Points. Any youth less than 5 years of age or any youth who has reached his or her 18th birthday is not eligible to participate in a UKC Licensed Youth Event and will not be eligible to earn Spotlight Points.

Junior and Senior Divisions

Youth from the age of 5 to 12 will have their points tabulated in the Junior Division. Youth from the age of 13 to 17 will have their points tabulated in the Senior Division. Any youth reaching their 13th birthday on or before May 31st during the year points are being calculated will have their points tabulated in the Senior Division. Any youth reaching their 18th birthday, although no longer eligible to compete and earn points, will retain any points earned previously and be eligible for year-end honors.

Points Awarded

Points will be calculated starting on June 1 of each year and end on May 31 of the following year. Ten points will be awarded to each youth handler who placed first through tenth at any UKC Licensed Youth Only Nite Hunt. The youth must have a total score of plus points in order to be eligible for placement.

Ten points will be awarded to each youth handler winning one of the six categories at any UKC Licensed Youth Only Bench Show. Those categories include Best of Show Male, Best of Show Female, Champion Male, Champion Female, Grand Champion Male, and Grand Champion Female. Points are not awarded for Class or Best of Breed wins, except for UKC Youth Nationals where points are awarded in each age class. Effective June 1, 2018, a youth may be credited Spotlight Series points for no more than two category wins at the same show; however, there is no limit to the number of dogs that may be entered and shown by a youth in the same show. A youth may earn Spotlight Points in any UKC Licensed Youth Only event and in any state.

Bonus Points Events

Points will be doubled (20) at any UKC Licensed State Youth Championship. There will not be more than one Youth State Championship per state that is a Double Points Event. In the event there is more than one event in any given state advertised as a Youth State Championship, the Upcoming Event listing will denote the State Youth Championship that is approved as a Double Points Event.

Additionally, the UKC Youth Nationals, held in July each year, will be a Double Points Event. No other events such as Breed Association, YEP Events, or otherwise will be Double Points Events. Bonus Points Events were established to encourage youth to support their state youth program. A tentative list of Double Points Events are listed on the UKC website.

Recording Spotlight Series Points

There will be a separate form included in each Youth Event Packet. Club officials shall record the name and age of each youth that earned points at the event. That form will include information for both the Bench Show and Nite Hunt winners.

Notice to Youth Handlers - Any youth that earned points at the event shall make it their responsibility to give the Bench Show Judge or the Master of Hounds their information before they leave the club that day. Otherwise, UKC or the club is not responsible, and any points earned may not be awarded. This is part of being a responsible youth if you want your points to count in the standings.

Spotlight Series Standings

A list of the current standings will be posted monthly on the UKC website and Coonhound Bloodlines. Monthly standings are based on event reports processed on or before the date of the update. Points will be tabulated separately for Nite Hunts and Bench Shows and by Junior and Senior Divisions.

Spotlight Series Winners

Each year the winners of each division will be recognized on Saturday at the UKC Youth Nationals. In addition to the recognition, award, and prestige of being a winner in the Spotlight Series, Bright Eyes will present the winner with a special signature Spotlight Series hunting light denoting the winners honorable achievement.

Tie-Breakers

Any ties will be broken as follows:

  1. Most First Place Nite Hunt Event Wins. / Most Category Wins.
  2. Most events where points were earned.
  3. The youth who earned their total amount of points first.
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