JUNIOR RESULTS FROM TWELFTH ANNUAL AKC/EUKANUBA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
In the Junior Showmanship competition, for handlers from between 9 to 18 years of age, Emma Grayson Echols with her Yorkshire Terrier GCH CH Silkiss'D Lets Rock was awarded the coveted title of Best Junior Handler, along with a $2,000 scholarship. Emma also won the competition in 2011.
AKC National Juniors Obedience Competition
Juniors who participated in the AKC National Juniors Obedience Competition competed in three age divisions (Junior: Under 12 on the day of the event; Intermediate: 12 and under 15; and Senior: 15 and under 18) in Beginner Novice and/or Novice classes twice, based on their AKC obedience accomplishments.
Placing first in their divisions were:
Beginner Novice Junior: Shea McGuinness and Bailey’s Irish Dreamer BN RN, an English Springer Spaniel
Beginner Novice Intermediate: Tom Corlette V and Hunter, a Golden Retriever
Beginner Novice Senior: William Zachary Freedman and Pinnacle Just A Bud RA MX MXB MXJ MJB OF, a Shetland Sheepdog
Novice Junior: Avery Adams and OTCH MACH5 Badgersbrook Lucy Sparkles UDX8 OM6 VER RAE MXB2 MJB2 MXF MFB TQX T2B, a Golden Retriever
Novice Intermediate: Palmer Cross and Kuventre Life From The Ashes Phoenix CD, a Golden Retriever
Novice Senior: Brianne Farr and Powerhouse Cash It All In CDX RE, a Border Collie
AKC Juniors Agility Competition
Juniors who participated in the AKC Juniors Agility Competition competed in either the Junior Excellent or Superior Classes, depending on whether they had achieved an agility title.
Placing first in their height division (8", 12", 16", 20" and 24" respectively) in the Junior Excellent class was:
8”- “Roxy,” a Havanese handled by Chase Koetter
12”- “Trixie,” an English Cocker Spaniel handled by Blake Rivas
16”- “Stella,” an Australian Shepherd handled by Dana George
20”- “Karli Renay,” a Border Collie handled by Kaitlyn Dreese
24”- “Huntleigh,” a Labrador Retriever handled by Avery Adams
Placing first in their height division (12”, 16", 20" and 24" respectively) in the Junior Superior class was:
12”- “Mac,” a Beagle handled by Sierra Martin
16”- “Fuze,” a Shetland Sheepdog handled by Brooke Netherland
20”- “Phil,” a Border Collie handled by Kaitlyn Dreese
24”- “Rocket,” an Australian Shepherd handled by Brianne Farr