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Next Generation Spotlight Series

Tentative Schedule | Standings | Rules

Tentative Schedule

* Indicates that the event is a double points event

Date Event/State Location
Date

Jan 19

Event/State

Louisiana State Youth Championship

Location

Keithville, LA

Date

Apr 13

Event/State

Virginia State Youth Championship

Location

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Date

May 04

Event/State

American Black & Tan Association Youth Championship

Location

Flora, IL

Date

May 04

Event/State

Ohio State Youth Championship

Location

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Date

May 11

Event/State

Alabama State Youth Championship

Location

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Date

May 18

Event/State

Maryland State Youth Championship

Location

Chesapeake City, MD

Date

May 25

Event/State

Indiana State Youth Championship

Location

Tell City, IN

Date

Jun 01

Event/State

National Redbone CHA Youth Championship

Location

Jefferson, OH

Date

Jun 01

Event/State

North Carolina State Youth Championship

Location

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Date

Jun 15

Event/State

Connecticut State Youth Championship

Location

Exeter, CT

Date

Jun 15

Event/State

United English Breeders & Fanciers Youth Championship

Location

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Date

Jun 15

Event/State

Wisconsin State Youth Championship

Location

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Date

Jun 22

Event/State

Iowa State Youth Championship

Location

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Date

Jun 22

Event/State

Pennsylvania State Youth Championship

Location

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Date

Jun 22

Event/State

Texas State Youth Championship

Location

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Date

Jun 22

Event/State

West Virginia State Youth Championship

Location

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Date

Jul 06

Event/State

Illinois State Youth Championship

Location

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Date

Jul 06

Event/State

Michigan State Youth Championship

Location

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Date

Jul 06

Event/State

National Plott Hound Association Youth Championship

Location

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Date

Jul 06

Event/State

New Hampshire State Youth Championship

Location

Swanzey, NH

Date

July 19-20

Event/State

UKC Youth Nationals

Location

Peru, Indiana

Date

Jul 20

Event/State

Minnesota State Youth Championship

Location

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Date

Jul 20

Event/State

Rhode Island State Youth Championship

Location

Exeter, RI

Date

Aug 03

Event/State

Missouri State Youth Championship

Location

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Date

Aug 10

Event/State

Bluetick Breeders Of America Youth Championship

Location

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Date

Aug 10

Event/State

New York State Youth Championship

Location

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Date

Aug 17

Event/State

Missouri CF State Youth Championship

Location

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Date

Aug 25

Event/State

Vermont State Youth Championship

Location

Lyndonville, VT

Date

Sep 07

Event/State

Kentucky State Youth Championship

Location

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Date

Oct 05

Event/State

Arkansas State Youth Championship

Location

Conway, AR

Date

Oct 05

Event/State

Southeastern Treeing Walker Youth Championship

Location

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Date

Oct 12

Event/State

Kansas State Youth Championship

Location

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Date

Oct 12

Event/State

Tennessee State Youth Championship

Location

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Date

Oct 26

Event/State

Delaware State Youth Championship

Location

Laurel, DE

Date

Nov 02

Event/State

Nebraska State Youth Championship

Location

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Date

Nov 30

Event/State

Georgia State Youth Championship

Location

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Date

Nov 30

Event/State

Mississippi State Youth Championship

Location

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Date

Dec 07

Event/State

Florida State Youth Championship

Location

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Date

Dec 07

Event/State

South Carolina State Youth Championship

Location

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Date

Dec 14

Event/State

Oklahoma State Youth Championship

Location

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Date

Standings

For events processed through 9/25/19.

Nite Hunt

Last Name First Name State Points
Last Name

NITE HUNT SENIOR DIVISION:

Last Name

ESTEP

First Name

DREW

State

WV

Points

60

Last Name

ANDERSON

First Name

CLAYTON

State

IL

Points

20

Last Name

BECH

First Name

DALTON

State

WI

Points

20

Last Name

BECK

First Name

DALTON

Points

20

Last Name

BEEBOUT

First Name

GAGE

State

IN

Points

20

Last Name

BERRY

First Name

TUCKER

State

MO

Points

20

Last Name

BLUM

First Name

DYLAN

Points

20

Last Name

CALBERT

First Name

DELBERT

State

PA

Points

20

Last Name

CHASTAIN

First Name

DRAKE

State

GA

Points

20

Last Name

CHASTAIN

First Name

KAYLA

State

GA

Points

20

Last Name

CORROTHERS

First Name

DEVIN

State

WV

Points

20

Last Name

DECK

First Name

AUSTIN

State

PA

Points

20

Last Name

DEMAIRIS

First Name

JEFFERY

State

MN

Points

20

Last Name

DOUGLAS

First Name

LOGAN

State

IN

Points

20

Last Name

ESPOSTI

First Name

JACOB

State

PA

Points

20

Last Name

GILLOCK

First Name

SPENCER

State

KY

Points

20

Last Name

GUY

First Name

JOSH

State

GA

Points

20

Last Name

KNOPSIDER

First Name

CHE

State

PA

Points

20

Last Name

LONG

First Name

JACOB

State

WV

Points

20

Last Name

LONG

First Name

NATHANIEL

State

PA

Points

20

Last Name

NATHE

First Name

CHRISTIAN

State

MN

Points

20

Last Name

NATHE

First Name

ETHAN

State

MN

Points

20

Last Name

OLIVER

First Name

MALLORI

State

TX

Points

20

Last Name

OVITT

First Name

CHASE

State

VT

Points

20

Last Name

ROBINSON

First Name

JACKSON

State

GA

Points

20

Last Name

SANCHEZ

First Name

ANNA

State

TX

Points

20

Last Name

STROUD

First Name

DYLAN

State

IN

Points

20

Last Name

WOOD

First Name

KAYDE

State

IN

Points

20

Last Name

WOOTEN

First Name

AMELIA

State

TN

Points

20

Last Name

BECKER

First Name

BRENTON

State

IN

Points

10

Last Name

BROWN

First Name

LUKE

State

NC

Points

10

Last Name

BUITON

First Name

IZABELLA

State

AL

Points

10

Last Name

CHRISTENSEN

First Name

COLTON

State

NY

Points

10

Last Name

CLAYPOLL

First Name

WYATT

Points

10

Last Name

COLTER

First Name

CORBIN

State

OH

Points

10

Last Name

DILLON

First Name

LOGAN

State

WV

Points

10

Last Name

HAGER

First Name

MAKALA

State

WV

Points

10

Last Name

HAYES

First Name

AVERY

State

IA

Points

10

Last Name

HAYES

First Name

WYATT

State

IA

Points

10

Last Name

HEMM

First Name

TRAPPER

State

IA

Points

10

Last Name

HERSHBERGER

First Name

JACOB

State

IN

Points

10

Last Name

JUDE

First Name

WILL

State

KY

Points

10

Last Name

KAMMER

First Name

HUNTER

State

MI

Points

10

Last Name

MC CARTY

First Name

MATHEW

State

IL

Points

10

Last Name

NEWTON

First Name

GREYSON

State

NC

Points

10

Last Name

OSANTOWSKI

First Name

SHANE

State

MI

Points

10

Last Name

PROCTOR

First Name

KLAYDRICK

State

IA

Points

10

Last Name

SCHOFFINER

First Name

GARIN

State

IA

Points

10

Last Name

SMITH

First Name

BLAIZE

State

IN

Points

10

Last Name

SPURLIN

First Name

ERIKA

State

NC

Points

10

Last Name

STARKEY

First Name

AVERY

State

WV

Points

10

Last Name

THAYER

First Name

JARRETT

State

NY

Points

10

Last Name

WILDS

First Name

EVAN

State

OH

Points

10

Last Name
Last Name

NITE HUNT JUNIOR DIVISION

Last Name

BROWN

First Name

NOLAN

State

IN

Points

40

Last Name

PAUL

First Name

MACY

State

SC

Points

40

Last Name

SCHMIDT

First Name

ALEX

State

CT

Points

40

Last Name

BILLINGSLEY

First Name

LAYTON

State

TX

Points

20

Last Name

CASTO

First Name

MORGAN

State

WV

Points

20

Last Name

CLOUD

First Name

MAKENZI

State

TX

Points

20

Last Name

DEMAIRIS

First Name

JACOB

State

MN

Points

20

Last Name

FLETCHER

First Name

BROCK

Points

20

Last Name

GRAMBERG

First Name

COLTON

State

WI

Points

20

Last Name

LANCASTER

First Name

LIBBY

State

NE

Points

20

Last Name

MANNS

First Name

DIXI

State

WV

Points

20

Last Name

PAUL

First Name

LACY

State

SC

Points

20

Last Name

ROGERS

First Name

BOBBY

State

WV

Points

20

Last Name

ROGERS

First Name

WYATT

State

IN

Points

20

Last Name

SHAW

First Name

ROBERT

Points

20

Last Name

SMITH

First Name

MICHAEL

State

PA

Points

20

Last Name

STATLER

First Name

CHRISTOPHER

State

WV

Points

20

Last Name

TAPPY

First Name

WADE

State

IN

Points

20

Last Name

VANNURDEN

First Name

MASON

State

MN

Points

20

Last Name

WASSELL

First Name

GERALD

State

WV

Points

20

Last Name

ALLEN

First Name

BRYCEN

Points

10

Last Name

ANDERSON

First Name

KEELIE

State

IA

Points

10

Last Name

BASSETT

First Name

LANE

State

IN

Points

10

Last Name

BUDDLES

First Name

TYE

State

NY

Points

10

Last Name

COLTER JR

First Name

ROGER

State

OH

Points

10

Last Name

CREMEANS

First Name

JAMIE

State

OH

Points

10

Last Name

FACKLER

First Name

WYATT

State

MI

Points

10

Last Name

GREEN

First Name

WAYLON

State

TX

Points

10

Last Name

HADDON

First Name

EMMY

State

IN

Points

10

Last Name

MOLER

First Name

LIDDIA

State

IN

Points

10

Last Name

PACK

First Name

AMOS

State

NC

Points

10

Last Name

SCHAFFNER

First Name

GARIN

State

IA

Points

10

Last Name

STALLCOP

First Name

BERLYNN

State

IN

Points

10

Last Name

STARKE

First Name

SHADON

State

WV

Points

10

Last Name

WATKINS

First Name

LUCAS

State

IN

Points

10

Last Name

WHITTINGTON

First Name

JAMES

Points

10

Bench Show

Last Name First Name State Points
Last Name

BENCH SHOW SENIOR

Last Name

ROVIK

First Name

HAYLIE

Points

100

Last Name

WOOD

First Name

KAYDE

State

IN

Points

60

Last Name

ADKINS

First Name

JULIE

State

WV

Points

50

Last Name

HOBBS

First Name

LEXI

State

IA

Points

50

Last Name

WYER

First Name

ABIGAIL

State

WV

Points

50

Last Name

STUBBLEFIELD

First Name

ERICKA

State

IL

Points

40

Last Name

WOOTEN

First Name

AMELIA

State

TN

Points

40

Last Name

FACKLER

First Name

WYATT

State

MI

Points

30

Last Name

GILLOCK

First Name

SPENCER

State

KY

Points

30

Last Name

NEWCOM

First Name

AVA

Points

30

Last Name

BACON

First Name

JUSTIN

State

TX

Points

20

Last Name

BARNES

First Name

ALYSSA

State

WV

Points

20

Last Name

BROOKS

First Name

JESSE

State

ONT, CN

Points

20

Last Name

HEITJAN

First Name

MIRANDA

State

NC

Points

20

Last Name

NATHE

First Name

CHRISTIAN

State

MN

Points

20

Last Name

OLIVER

First Name

MALORI

State

TX

Points

20

Last Name

PROCTOR

First Name

MADALYN

State

TX

Points

20

Last Name

STARCHER

First Name

JENNIFER

State

OH

Points

20

Last Name

WEBER

First Name

LEVI

State

OH

Points

20

Last Name

ATKINSON

First Name

PHILLIP

State

VA

Points

10

Last Name

BENDER

First Name

DAYTEN

State

MI

Points

10

Last Name

BRICKETT

First Name

TRINITY

State

ME

Points

10

Last Name

CARTWRIGHT

First Name

DILLAN

State

IL

Points

10

Last Name

COUNTRYMAN

First Name

DEREK

State

NY

Points

10

Last Name

CREASY

First Name

SAMANTHA

State

ME

Points

10

Last Name

DILLON

First Name

LOGAN

State

WV

Points

10

Last Name

EDWARDS

First Name

MONTANNA

State

NC

Points

10

Last Name

HAGER

First Name

MAKAYLA

State

WV

Points

10

Last Name

HALL

First Name

PRISCILLA

State

MI

Points

10

Last Name

HARRELL

First Name

JUSTICE

State

IN

Points

10

Last Name

HUNT

First Name

JACOB

State

KY

Points

10

Last Name

JUDE

First Name

WILL

State

WV

Points

10

Last Name

KAMMER

First Name

HUNTER

State

MI

Points

10

Last Name

MALIN

First Name

ZACH

State

OH

Points

10

Last Name

MICHAEL

First Name

CHRIS

State

TX

Points

10

Last Name

NESTER

First Name

NOAH

State

VA

Points

10

Last Name

PERRY

First Name

ELIJAH

State

ME

Points

10

Last Name

SAUER

First Name

EMMA

State

MI

Points

10

Last Name

TEFFT

First Name

KAYLIN

State

NY

Points

10

Last Name

THAYER

First Name

JARRETT

State

NY

Points

10

Last Name

WAGLER

First Name

DARREN

State

IN

Points

10

Last Name
Last Name

BENCH SHOW JUNIOR

Last Name

ELBURN

First Name

MORGAN

State

IN

Points

140

Last Name

MALBOEUF

First Name

HANNAH

State

RI

Points

40

Last Name

MICK

First Name

BREALYN

Points

40

Last Name

STULLER

First Name

ADDISON

State

PA

Points

40

Last Name

CABLE

First Name

HANNAH

State

OH

Points

30

Last Name

RORVIK

First Name

LYDIA

State

IN

Points

30

Last Name

SCHWOOB

First Name

HUNTER

State

IA

Points

30

Last Name

AMMONS

First Name

JORDYN

State

KY

Points

20

Last Name

BLACKWELL

First Name

BROOKLYN

State

KY

Points

20

Last Name

CAMERON

First Name

KELSI

Points

20

Last Name

DEMAIRIS

First Name

JACOB

State

MN

Points

20

Last Name

DENT

First Name

FINN

State

PA

Points

20

Last Name

HARREY

First Name

ANDREW

State

NH

Points

20

Last Name

JENSON

First Name

REMMI

State

MN

Points

20

Last Name

MARTINEZ

First Name

ELIA

State

TX

Points

20

Last Name

MC CLURG

First Name

MORGAN

Points

20

Last Name

PROCTOR

First Name

BAILEY

State

TX

Points

20

Last Name

RORVIK

First Name

COLTON

State

IN

Points

20

Last Name

SPENCER

First Name

HAYDEN

State

WI

Points

20

Last Name

SPROW

First Name

ELIZABETH

State

IN

Points

20

Last Name

STEVENS

First Name

AVA

State

VT

Points

20

Last Name

STEVENS

First Name

COLTER

State

VT

Points

20

Last Name

WALTHER

First Name

DARBY

State

IL

Points

20

Last Name

WASSELL

First Name

GERALD

State

PA

Points

20

Last Name

WYER

First Name

AMBREANNA

State

WV

Points

20

Last Name

WYER

First Name

BREALYN

State

WV

Points

20

Last Name

BASSETT

First Name

LANE

State

IN

Points

10

Last Name

BROWN

First Name

LORETTA

State

NC

Points

10

Last Name

BROWN

First Name

LUCAS

State

NC

Points

10

Last Name

CARTWRIGHT

First Name

TYLER

State

IL

Points

10

Last Name

CONRAD

First Name

KAMDYN

State

ME

Points

10

Last Name

DUNHAM

First Name

BRONSON

State

KY

Points

10

Last Name

HEALEY

First Name

DAKOTA

State

VA

Points

10

Last Name

HUTCHESON

First Name

GARRETT

State

IN

Points

10

Last Name

MC CRAY

First Name

CHANCE

State

MI

Points

10

Last Name

MC KAY

First Name

KAIDYN

State

VA

Points

10

Last Name

OLIVER

First Name

KAELYN

State

NY

Points

10

Last Name

PEABODY

First Name

HARMONY

State

ME

Points

10

Last Name

PERRY

First Name

CONNOR

State

NY

Points

10

Last Name

ROACH

First Name

JACOB

State

OH

Points

10

Last Name

SCHAFFNER

First Name

GARIN

State

IA

Points

10

Last Name

STARKS

First Name

JADON

State

NY

Points

10

Last Name

THOMPSON

First Name

PEXTON

State

IA

Points

10

Last Name

WEBER

First Name

ABBY

State

OH

Points

10

Last Name

YORK

First Name

LEAH

Points

10

Last Name
Last Name

NEED BIRTHDATES

Last Name

BIRK

First Name

OWEN

Points

40

Last Name

CASTLE

First Name

CARLEY

Points

20

Last Name

FISK

First Name

ALISON

Points

20

Last Name

HAYNES

First Name

BREAYNA

Points

20

Last Name

HICKS

First Name

COOPER

Points

20

Last Name

HICKS

First Name

COOPER

Points

20

Last Name

HOWARD

First Name

CONNER

Points

20

Last Name

KAUFFMAN

First Name

OWEN

Points

20

Last Name

MAGOON

First Name

LOGAN

Points

20

Last Name

MARTIN

First Name

HUNTER

Points

20

Last Name

NELSON

First Name

JAXON

Points

20

Last Name

PHILLIPO

First Name

ALISSA

Points

20

Last Name

PUZAN

First Name

ANTHONY

Points

20

Last Name

STEHLIK

First Name

RAYLEIGH

Points

20

Last Name

WEBER

First Name

TYLER

State

OH

Points

20

Last Name

AYER

First Name

LOGAN

State

NC

Points

10

Last Name

FORAL

First Name

TREYSON

Points

10

Last Name

GOODMAN

First Name

WYATT

State

OH

Points

10

Last Name

HUNTER

First Name

BRIAN

Points

10

Last Name

KOONS

First Name

SAWYER

Points

10

Last Name

LEMLY

First Name

PRESTON

State

NC

Points

10

Last Name

ROSEMAN

First Name

ADDILYNN

State

NC

Points

10

Last Name

SCHAAD

First Name

WILTEN

Points

10

Last Name

SHEPPARD

First Name

MICHAEL

Points

10

Last Name

SMALLWOOD

First Name

LEVI

Points

10

Last Name

STARKEY

First Name

SHADON

Points

10

Last Name

WILLIAMS

First Name

WESTON

State

NC

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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UKC Youth Programs

Coon hunting is a family sport, usually passed down from generation to generation. For this reason, the United Kennel Club is committed to growing the future of the coonhound world by creating programs and events for youth to get involved in the sport.

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