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Classes & Criteria

Entry Criteria

  • All dogs entered must be registered with the relevant State Controlling Body
  • Only breeds recognised for conformation showing by the ANKC can enter
  • Age criteria (as listed below) need to be observed when entering a dog into a particular class

Classes

Read the full list of classes available at the Royal Melbourne Show All Breeds Championship Show.

Conformation Classes and Age of Exhibits

Name of Class Age Range   DOGS – Class No      BITCHES – Class No   
Baby Puppy 3 and under 6 months Class 1 Class 1A
Minor Puppy 6 and under 9 months Class 2 Class 2A
Puppy 6 and under 12 months Class 3 Class 3A
Junior 9 and under 18 months Class 4 Class 4A
Intermediate 18 and under 36 months      Class 5 Class 5A
Australian Bred        6 months or over Class 10 Class 10A
Open 6 months or over Class 11 Class 11A

 

Breeders Group Class - (6 months or over)
4 exhibits are required.

All Breeds Sweepstakes Classes

CLASS CLASSCODE
Baby Puppy Sweepstakes BPS
Puppy Sweepstakes P01
Champion Sweepstakes CS1
Neutered Sweepstakes NS
Veterans Sweepstakes (7 years and over) VS1