WSSCA Annual Junior Showmanship Award

number of Best Junior Handler wins during the scoring year. If this results in a tie, the Top Junior Handler Award shall be awarded to the junior with the highest number of open class wins during the scoring year. If this tie-breaker system results in more than one junior qualifying for the award, each of these qualifying juniors shall receive an award. The award will consist of a Best in Show sized Rosette to be presented at the WSSCA Annual Awards Banquet. The top ten ranked Juniors shall have their names read at the banquet and shall receive a small rosette to commemorate their dedication to the breed. The Rosette(s) shall be purchased using a small portion of the available funds in the William Pferd III, Jr. Memorial Fund account.

The WSSCA Top Junior Handler Award is presented by the Welsh Springer Spaniel Club of America, Inc. The WSSCA Top Junior Handler Award is to be awarded to the junior handler who earns the most points in Junior Showmanship competition. A point shall be earned for each junior defeated in competition. A junior shall only earn points when competing with a Welsh springer spaniel in Junior Showmanship. Open to juniors who have at least one member of their family who is a member of WSSCA and juniors who are a member of WSSCA. The scoring year shall run from October 1st to September 30th of the following year. In the event of a tie, the WSSCA Top Junior Handler Award shall be awarded to the junior with the highest