The HPA Dog Shows were suspended due to lack of participation.
The HPA is open to re-establishing a Dog Show Venue when enough interest is warranted to do so.
~ ~ ~ ~ ~ HPA HOSTED DOG SHOWS ~ ~ ~ ~ ~
HPA currently has no scheduled Shows upon which they personally host.
~ ~ ~ ~ ~ HPA SPONSORED-SANCTIONED DOG SHOWS ~ ~ ~ ~ ~
Any Club/Organization can apply to HPA to host a dog show in which HPA Harlequin Pinschers and Miniature Pinscher are shown.
HPA will supply the awards to approved Sanctioned Shows.
*See Handbook for rules, regulations and procedures.
HPA reserves the right to refuse approval to Sanctioned Shows for no cause.
Dogs are judge based on Breed Standards.
The follow are causes for disqualification:
* Bad Temperament, Aggression,
Inability to be controlled by owner/handler.
Dogs deemed by Judge or Show Personnel to have such temperaments MUST be removed immediately from the premises.
** Late to or missing pre-inspection,
late to or missing registration,
late to or missing call of any kind without PRIOR authorization by the Show Director.
Judges decisions are final and will not be discussed.
A copy of Your score cards will be available to you and can be requested from HPA by text or email a week after the show.
Judge has the sole discretion to drop placement if he feels there is not an adequate representative of the breed(s) in the class to justify award placement.
Dogs will be judged in a class group and individually. Scores are accumulated from both for final scoring. Class Groups may be broken down to Breed Group if deemed necessary by the number of entries present.
Class Group top scorers of 1, 2 and 3 are awarded 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes. 1st place dog in each class goes on to the Superior Dog Class for “Show Awards”.
All dogs are awarded their accumulated scores toward championship title points if the scores are of acceptable total and afforded according to HPA Show Rules/Policies/Standards. Dogs advancing to advanced classes on same show day will receive ALL of their accumulated points.
Any dog without PRIOR authorization by the Show Director missing or late to their pre-inspection, registration, class call, individual call or award ceremony will be disqualified.
Only those dogs verified by a Judge, Show Personnel, HPA/ACR representative or licensed veterinarian will be given Size classification as Toy, Miniature or Standard. All others will be registered as broad category of “Harlequin Pinscher”.
Category: Terrier – Harlequin Pinscher Date: _________
Dogs Name: _____________________________________
Reg # __________________________________________
Microchip Number: ______________________ DNA: _____
Comment goes here if Judge so chooses:
Coat: (*Score 1-5)
Movement/Overall Appearance (1-7.5)
Class Score 1-50
42.5 req’d to advance
Total Points: _________ Advanced: ______ Awarded: _____
42.5+ points in each class for a combined score of 85+ is required to advance points for accumulation toward titles.