South Central Regional Universal Sieger and Siegerin - Motion and Results

Motion Passed  11-30-2018

  • Yes - 9 
  • No - 2
  • Abstain - 1
  • No Response - 6

Motion by Jennifer Aguilar and Dr. Dena McGowan:
I would like to make a motion to accept the following guideline to implement a Universal Sieger
and Siegerin for the South Central Region in beginning with the 2018 Regional Show and Breed
Survey and to include the 2018 Regional IPO Championship.

The South Central Region Universal Sieger and Siegerin Regulations
This program has been designed to promote the German Shepherd Dog breeding in the
United States of America and our Region addressing both physical qualities as well as
character attributes of the German Shepherd Dog.
I. Participation Requirements
a. All German Shepherd Dogs owned by a resident of the South Central Region
of USCA who are members in good standing of the United Schutzhund Clubs
of America and are members of a South Central Regional affiliated USCA
club are eligible to receive this title under the following conditions:
b. The dog must be breed surveyed.
c. The dog must be shown in the Regional Conformation Show and Regional
IPO Championship in the same calendar year.
d. Dogs owned outside of the region and handled by a South Central regional
member, must be in the possession of a South Central member and resident at
least 6 months before the first closing date of the first event in order to
participate.
e. Dogs that have been sterilized after receiving a KKL rating are not eligible.
f. Dogs must have a SchH 3/IPO3 and KKL rating to obtain the title of
Universal Sieger/in (year)
i. In the event a participating dog is entered in the Regional IPO3
Championship, without a KKL rating (breed survey) the dog must obtain
a KKL rating (breed survey) before or at the Regional Conformation
Show. Dogs must be shown in the working class of the Regional
Conformation Show.
ii. In the event a dog is SchH2/IPO2 at the time of registration for the
Universal Sieger title, the dog must obtain the IPO3 title at or before
the Regional IPO3 competition. Dogs must be shown in the IPO3
competition.

II. Point System
a. The dog receiving the lowest number of points combined in both events will
be declared as the South Central Region Universal Sieger and Siegerin for
that year.
b. The following points will be awarded:
i. Regional Conformation Show
1. Dogs are awarded points depending on their placing in the
adult working classes.
2. The first place dog receives one (1) point. The dog in
second place receives two (2) points, and so on until the
last dog in the group of dogs declared for Universal
Sieger/Siegerin.
3. In case both long stock coat and stock coat varieties are
declaring for Universal Sieger/Siegerin they will be
presented to the judge after the end of adult working
classes and the conformation judge will decide on placing.

ii. Regional IPO Championship

(1) Dogs are awarded points depending on their placing
at the Regional IPO Championship. The first place dog
receives one point. The dog in second place receives two (2)
points, and so on until the last dog in the group of dogs
declared for Universal Sieger/Siegerin.

c. The highest possible score is two (2).
d. In the event of several dogs achieving identical points (tie), then the points
received from the performance in the Regional IPO Championship will
dominate the other points.

III. Recognition
a. The Regional Universal Sieger and Regional Universal Siegerin will
receive a trophy award immediately following the declaration.
b. The Universal Sieger/Siegerin is to be noted on Regional website with a picture,
pedigree owner and/or breeder, at no charge of the owner/breeder. It is the
responsibility of the owner/breeder to submit the information to the editor of
the website.
c. The trophy cost for the Universal Sieger/Siegerin is to be shared by the 2 clubs
hosting the events for the giving year. No additional entry fees are to be
charged by hosting clubs for participation of the Universal Sieger/Siegerin
title.
d. An award certificate is to be given to the handler/owner and breeder of
the winning dog and signed by attending Judge and Regional Breed
Warden.