AKC Titles and Abbreviations

Prefix Titles
Example
CH AFC
Janie's Younger And Faster
UD NA
Prefix titles
Dog's Name
Suffix titles

Title Title Name
AFC
Amateur Field Trial Champion:
Earning the AFC title
[ Field Trial ]
CCH
Bench Show Champion:
Dogs must have a total of a 100 pts under two different judges and 1 Best In Show win with competition.
[ Coonhound Bench Show ]
CFC
Coonhound Field Champion:
A dog must win one First Line and one First Tree in Finals at least once on the same date and in the same trial with competition, and have a total of 200 Championship points.
[ Coonhound Field Trial  ]
CGCH
Grand Champion:
A Bench Show Champion must win 3 Champion Classes (against all Champions).
[ Coonhound Bench Show ]
CGF
Grand Field Champion:
Field Champion must win three (3) First Lines and/or three (3) First Trees in three
(3) Lines Final or Trees Finals.
At least one of the three wins must include both Line Final and Tree Final. If a hound wins both First Line and First Tree in the Final Line or Final at the same trial on the same day with competition. If a hound wins both First Line and First Tree in the Final Line or Final Tree in the same trial, this only counts as one (1) win towards a Grand Field Champion.
[ Coonhound Field Trial ]
CGN
Grand Nite Champion:
Nite Champion dogs must win five casts with plus points.
[ Coonhound Nite Hunt ]
CGW
Grand Water Race Champion :
A Water Race Champion must win three (3) First Lines and/or First Trees
in three (3) Line Finals or Tree Finals at three different Water Races. At least one of the three wins must include both Line Final and Tree Finals.
If a hound wins both First Line and First Tree in the Final Line or Final
Tree in the same race, this only counts as one win towards a Grand Water
Race Champion title.
[ Coonhound Water Race ]
CH
Champion:
Dogs must acquire 15 points, including 2 majors won under different judges and at least one point under a third different judge.
[ Conformation ]
CNC
Nite Champion:
A dog must win five casts with plus points.
[ Coonhound Nite Hunt ]
CSG
Supreme Grand Champion:
A Grand Champion must win 3 Champion Classes. (against all Champions).
[ Coonhound Bench Show ]
CSGF
Supreme Grand Field Champion:
A Grand Field Champion must win three (3) First Lines and/or three (3) First Trees in three (3) Finals or Tree Finals at three (3) different trials. At least one of the three wins must include both Final Line and Final Tree in the same trial on the same date with competition. If a hound wins both First Line and First Tree in the Final Line or Final Tree in the same trial, this only counts as one (1) win towards a Supreme Grand Field Champion title.
[ Coonhound Field Trial ]
CSGN
Supreme Grand Nite Champion:
Grand Nite Champion dogs must win five casts with plus points.
[ Coonhound Nite Hunt ]
CSGW
Supreme Grand Water Race Champion:
A Water Race Grand Champion must win three (3) First Lines and/or First Trees in three (3) Line Finals or Tree Finals at three different Water Races. At least one of the three wins must include both Final Line and Final Tree Line Final and Tree Final in the same event on the same date with competition. If a hound wins both First Line and First Tree in the Final Line or Final Tree in the same race, this only counts as one (1) win towards a Supreme Grand Water Race Champion title.
[ Coonhound Water Race ]
CT
Champion Tracker:
Dog must hold all 3 tracking titles (TD or TDU, TDX and VST)
[ Tracking Test ]
CWC
Water Race Champion:
A dog must win one First Line and one First Tree in Finals at least once on the same date and in the same Water Race with competition and have a total of 200 Championship points.
[ Coonhound Water Race ]
CWSG
World Show Champion
Dog must win first place at the annual World Championship Show.
[ Coonhound Bench Show ]
DC
Dual Champion:
Any dog that has been awarded the title of Champion of Record (Ch.) may be designated as a "Dual Champion," after it has also been awarded the title of Field Champion (FC) or Herding Champion (HC)
[ Conformation / Field Trial / Herding Trial ]
FC
Field Champion:
Earning the FC title
[ Field Trial ]
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
Earning the GCH title
[ Conformation ]
GDSC
Gun Dog Stake Champion:
Win 1st place in a stake that has been designated an Open Gun Dog Championship stake.
[ Field Trial ]
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 ]
NAC
National Agility Champion:
The winner of the annual National Agility Championship shall be entitled to be designated National Agility Champion of _____(year).
[ National Agility Championship ]
NAFC
National Amateur Field Champion:
Win 1st place in a stake that has been designated a National Amateur Championship stake.
[ Field Trial ]
NAGDC
National Amateur Gundog Champion:
National Amateur Gundog Champion title is for the dog that wins 1st place in a national amateur gun dog stake at a national championship field trial event for pointing breeds.
[ Field Trial ]
NFC
National Field Champion:
Win 1st place in a stake that has been designated a National Open Championship stake.
[ Field Trial ]
NGDC
National Gundog Champion:
Win 1st place in a stake that has been designated a National Open Gun Dog Championship stake.
[ Field Trial ]
NOC
National Obedience Champion:
The winner of the annual National Obedience Invitational shall be entitled to be designated National Obedience Champion of _____(year)
[ National Obedience Invitational ]
NOGDC
National Open Gun Dog Champion:
Win 1st place in a stake that has been designated a National Open Gun Dog Championship stake.
[ Field 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 ]
PNAC Preferred National Agility Champion:
The winner of the annual National Agility Championship in each Preferred class jump height shall be entitled to be designated Preferred National Agility Champion of _____(year).
[ National Agility Championship ]
RGDSC
Retrieving Gun Dog Stake Champion:
Win 1st place in a stake that has been designated a Retrieving Gun Dog Championship stake.
[ Field Trial ]
RNC
AKC Rally® National Champion:
The winner of the AKC Rally® National Championship shall be entitled to be designated "AKC Rally National Champion of _____ (year)."
[ AKC Rally® National Championship ]
TC
Triple Champion:
Any dog that has been awarded the title of Dual Champion (DC) and the title of Obedience Trial Champion (OTCH) or Tracking Champion (CT) or Agility Champion (MACH or PACH) may be designated as a Triple Champion.
VCCH
Versatile Companion Champion:
Effective January 1, 2001, title will precede the name of the dog that completes a OTCH, MACH or PACH and CT.
[ Obedience Trial / Agility Trial / Tracking Test ]
WNC
World Nite Champion
Dog must win the final cast of the annual World Championship Hunt.
[ Coonhound Nite Hunt ]