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Applying for the Title

The Top Title: Versatility Certificate Excellent (VCX)

  • This is the “original” GSPCA program. It is not point based like VC and VCA, and requires a dog to achieve three titles from the following rows. Champion (CH)
  • Master Hunter (MH) or Master Hunter Retrieving (MRH)
  • Amateur Field Champion (AFC) or Field Champion (FC)
  • Utility Dog (UD) or Preferred Utility Dog (PUTD) or a combination of the Rally Master (RM) and Rally Advanced Excellent (RAE) titles or the THDD Therapy Dog award
  • Agility Master Excellent (MX) or Agility Master Preferred (MXP) or the equivalent Jumpers titles (MXJ or MJP) or the Flyball ONYX title or both of the Dock Diving DMX and AMX titles together
  • Tracking Dog Excellent (TDX) or Variable Surface Tracker (VST) or either of the urban or wilderness Search and Rescue (SAR-U or SAR-W) or either of the Scent Work titles SWE or SHDEE

Conformation

Field

Hunt/
Water Test

Obedience/
Rally/Therapy

Agility/Flyball/
Dock Diving

Tracking/
Scent Work

CH

AFC/FC

MH / MH-R

UD / PUTD /
(RM & RAE) / THDD

MX / MXP / MXJ / MJP/ ONYX / (DMX & AMX)

TDX / VST / SAR-U / SAR-W / SWE / SHDEE

The Other Titles:
Versatility Certificate (VC) and
Versatility Certificate Advanced (VCA)

SIX CATEGORIES (Plus an "OTHER" category) PICK AND CHOOSE: [ CLICK HERE FOR CHART ]

For the GSPCA VC award a dog would need 7 points from 3 of the 7 areas, including at least one 4 point or greater achievement from one of the categories. Any of the 7 areas could contribute to the points, but at least one area must include a 4-point or higher award. At least one point must come from the Field or an AKC (not GSPCA) Hunt Title in the “hunt” category.
The GSPCA VCA award would require 11 points from 4 of the 7 areas, including at least TWO 4 point or higher achievements from different categories. At least one point must come from the Field or an AKC (not GSPCA) Hunt Title in the “hunt” category. Points can be earned from any of the 7 categories.


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Questions on this program may be sent to voyagergsp@earthlink.net, attention to David Nauer. Submissions of the application can be sent to the following address:

David Nauer
620 Struthers Loop
Colorado Springs, CO 80921

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VERSATILITY CHAIR
David Nauer
620 Struthers Loop
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
719-487-8737
voyagergsp@earthlink.net


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