AKC list of titles

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List below contains some AKC titles. For a complete list of titles visit www.akc.org/events/titles/
Some titles are appended to the beginning of a dog's name, and others are appended after the dog's name.

Appearing Before a Dog's Name (Prefix)

CH Champion
Dogs must acquire 15 points, including 2 majors won under different judges and at least one point under a third different judge.
GCH Grand Champion
Completion of the title requires all of the following:
  • Twenty five Grand Championship points
  • Three majors won under three different judges
  • At least one or more points won under a fourth judge
  • Must have defeated at least one other AKC Champion of Record at three shows
GCHB   Grand Champion Bronze
Any Grand Champion which shall have won 100 Grand Championship points shall become a Grand Champion Bronze (GCHB).
GCHG Grand Champion Gold
Any Grand Champion which shall have won 400 Grand Championship points shall become a Grand Champion Gold (GCHG).
GCHP Grand Champion Platinium
Any Grand Champion which shall have won 800 Grand Championship points shall become a Grand Champion Platinum (GCHP). After earning Grand Champion Platinum title, for each additional 800 Grand Championship points earned the Grand Champion Platinum title initials will be followed by a numeric designation indicating the quantity of times the dog has met the requirements of the Grand Champion Platinum title as defined above, e.g., 1,600 Grand Championship points = GCHP2.
GCHS Grand Champion Silver
Any Grand Champion which shall have won 200 Grand Championship points shall become a Grand Champion Silver (GCHS).
HC Herding Champion
For a title, dog must receive 15 points with at least two 1sts carrying championship points, 1 of which must be for 3 pts. or better.
[ Herding Trial ]
MACH Master Agility Champion
In order to acquire the title, a dog must achieve a minimum of 750 championship points and 20 double qualifying scores obtained from the Master Standard Agility class and the Master Jumpers With Weaves class.
[ Agility Trial ]
OTCH Obedience Trial Champion
Dog must have won:
  • 100 points;
  • Dog must receive at least one first place Open B, one first place Utility and a third first place ribbon in either class
  • First places must be awarded by 3 different judges
  • Must be at all-breed events One of the required first places may have been won at a Specialty Show.
  • Open B must have 6 in competition
  • Utility must have 3 in competition

[ Obedience Trial ]

PACH Preferred Agility Champion
In order to acquire the title, a dog must achieve a minimum of 750 championship points and 20 double qualifying scores obtained from the Master Preferred Standard Agility class and the Master Preferred Jumpers With Weaves class.
[ Agility Trial ]

 

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