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Titles Earned in AKC Activities, Organized by Sport and Title Progression

 

Agility Titles

Class Abbrev. Title Name Abbrev. Title Name (Preferred Track) Prefix or Suffix
ACT ACT1 Agility Course Test 1
ACT ACT2 Agility Course Test 2
STD NA Novice Agility NAP Novice Agility Preferred Suffix
STD OA Open Agility OAP Open Agility Preferred Suffix
STD AX Excellent Agility AXP Excellent Agility Preferred Suffix
STD MX Master Agility Excellent MXP Master Agility Excellent Preferred Suffix
STD MXB# Master Bronze Agility MXPB# Master Bronze Agility Preferred Suffix
STD MXS# Master Silver Agility MXPS# Master Silver Agility Preferred Suffix
STD MXG# Master Gold Agility MXPG# Master Gold Agility Preferred Suffix
STD MXC# Master Century Agility MXPC# Master Century Agility Preferred Suffix
STD PAD Premier Agility Dog PADP Premier Agility Dog Preferred Suffix
STD PDS# Premier Agility Dog Silver PDSP# Premier Agility Dog Silver Preferred Suffix
STD PDG# Premier Agility Dog Gold PDGP# Premier Agility Dog Gold Preferred Suffix
STD PDC# Premier Agility Dog Century PDCP# Premier Agility Dog Century Preferred Suffix
STD PDB# Premier Agility Dog Bronze (starts with 2) PDBP2# Premier Agility Dog Bronze Preferred (starts with 2) Suffix
JWW NAJ Novice Agility Jumper NJP Novice Agility Jumper Preferred Suffix
JWW OAJ Open Agility Jumper OJP Open Agility Jumper Preferred Suffix
JWW AXJ Excellent Agility Jumper AJP Excellent Agility Jumper Preferred Suffix
JWW MXJ Master Excellent Jumper MJP Master Excellent Jumper Preferred Suffix
JWW MJB# Master Bronze Jumper MJPB# Master Bronze Jumper Preferred Suffix
JWW MJS# Master Silver Jumper MJPS# Master Silver Jumper Preferred Suffix
JWW MJG# Master Gold Jumper MJPG# Master Gold Jumper Preferred Suffix
JWW MJC# Master Century Jumper MJCP# Master Century Jumper Preferred Suffix
JWW PJD Premier Jumpers Dog PJDP Premier Jumpers Dog Preferred Suffix
JWW PJS# Premier Jumpers Dog Silver PJSP# Premier Jumpers Dog Silver Preferred Suffix
JWW PJG# Premier Jumpers Dog Gold PJGP# Premier Jumeprs Dog Gold Preferred Suffix
JWW PJC# Premier Jumpers Dog Century PJCP# Premier Jumpers Dog Century Preferred Suffix
JWW PJB# Premier Jumpers Dog Bronze (starts with 2) PJBP# Premier Jumpers Dog Bronze Preferred (starts with 2) Suffix
FAST NF Agility FAST Novice NFP Agility FAST Novice Preferred Suffix
FAST OF Agility FAST Open OFP Agility FAST Open Preferred Suffix
FAST XF Agility Fast Excellent XFP Agility FAST Excellent Preferred Suffix
FAST MXF Agility Master FAST Excellent MFP Agility Master FAST Excellent Preferred Suffix
FAST MFB# Master Bronze FAST MFPB# Master Bronze FAST Preferred Suffix
FAST MFS# Master Silver FAST MFPS# Master Silver FAST Preferred Suffix
FAST MFG# Master Gold FAST MFPG# Master Gold FAST Preferred Suffix
FAST MFC# Master Century FAST MFPC# Master Century FAST Preferred Suffix
FAST FTC# Agility FAST Century Suffix
T2B T2B# Time 2 Beat T2BP# Time 2 Beat Preferred Suffix
Multi TQX# Triple Q Excellent TQXP# Triple Q Excellent Preferred Suffix
Multi PAX Preferred Agility Excellent Suffix
Multi NAC National Agility Champion PNAC Preferred National Agility Champion Prefix
Multi MACH Master Agility Champion PACH Preferred Agility Champion Prefix
Multi AGCH Agility Grand Champion Prefix

Canine Good Citizen Titles

*all CGC titles are Suffix titles

Abbrev. Title Name
CGC Canine Good Citizen
CGCA Canine Good Citizen Advanced / Community Canine
CGCU Canine Good Citizen Urban

Conformation Titles

Abbrev. Title Name Prefix or Suffix
CM# Certificate of Merit Suffix
CH Champion Prefix
GCH Grand Champion Prefix
GCHB# Grand Champion Bronze Prefix
GCHS# Grand Champion Silver Prefix
GCHG# Grand Champion Gold Prefix
GCHP# Grand Champion Platinum Prefix

Coonhound Titles

*all Coonhound titles are Prefix titles

Class Abbrev. Title Name
Bench Show CCH Bench Show Champion
Bench Show CGCH Bench Show Grand Champion
Bench Show CSG Bench Show Supreme Grand Champion
Bench Show CWSG World Show Champion
Field Trial CGC Field Champion
Field Trial CGF Grand Field Champion
Field Trial CSGF Supreme Grand Field Champion
Nite Hunt CJN Junior Nite Champion
Nite Hunt CNC Nite Champion
Nite Hunt CGN Grand Nite Champion
Nite Hunt CSGN Supreme Grand Nite Champion
Nite Hunt WNC World Nite Champion
Nite Hunt CWGN World Champion Supreme Grand Nite Champion
Water Race CWC Water Race Champion
Water Race CGW Grand Water Race Champion
Water Race CSGW Supreme Grand Water Race Champion

Coursing Ability Test Titles

*all CAT titles are Suffix titles

Abbrev. Title Name
CA Coursing Ability
CAA Courinsg Ability Advanced
CAX# Coursing Ability Excellent

Earthdog Titles

*all Earthdog titles are Suffix titles

Abbrev. Title Name
JE Junior Earthdog
SE Senior Earthdog
ME Master Earthdog
EE# Endurance Earthdog

Farm Dog Certified Title

*FDC is a Suffix title

Abbrev. Title Name
FDC Farm Dog Certified

Fast CAT Titles

*all Fast CAT Titles are Suffix titles

Abbrev. Title Name
BCAT BCAT
DCAT DCAT
FCAT# FCAT

Field Trial Titles

*all Field Trial Titles are Prefix titles, with the exception of the QA2

Abbrev. Title Name Abbrev. Title Name
FC Field Champion AFC Amateur Field Champion
FCB Field Champion – Brace
FCGD Field Champion – Gundog
FCLP Field Champion – Large Pack
GFC Grand Field Champion GAFC Grand Amateur Field Champion
NFC National Field Champion NAFC National Amateur Field Champion
NGDC National Gun Dog Champion NAGDC National Amateur Gun Dog Champion
NBC National Brace Champion
NGBC National Gun Dog Brace Champion
NLPC National Large Pack Champion
NSPC National Small Pack Champion
NWGDC National Walking Gun Dog Championship
QA2 Qualified All-Age 2 (suffix title)

Herding Titles

Class Abbrev. Title Name Prefix or Suffix
Herding Test HT Herding Tested Suffix
Herding Test PT Pre-Trial Tested Suffix
Started HS Herding Started Suffix
Started HSAC Herding Started Course A Cattle Suffix
Started HSACM Herding Started Course A Cattle Master Suffix
Started HSAD Herding Started Course A Ducks Suffix
Started HSADM Herding Started Course A Ducks Master Suffix
Started HSAS Herding Started Course A Sheep Suffix
Started HSASM Herding Started Course A Sheep Master Suffix
Started HSBC Herding Started Course B Cattle Suffix
Started HSBD Herding Started Course B Ducks Suffix
Started HSBDM Herding Started Course B Ducks Master Suffix
Started HSBS Herding Started Course B Sheep Suffix
Started HSBSM Herding Started Course B Sheep Master Suffix
Started HSCS Herding Started Course C Sheep Suffix
Started HSCSM Herding Started Course C Sheep Master Suffix
Intermediate HI Herding Intermediate Suffix
Intermediate HIAC Herding Intermediate Course A Cattle Suffix
Intermediate HIACM Herding Intermediate Course A Cattle Master Suffix
Intermediate HIAD Herding Intermediate Course A Ducks Suffix
Intermediate HIADM Herding Intermediate Course A Ducks Master Suffix
Intermediate HIBC Herding Intermediate Course B Cattle Suffix
Intermediate HIBD Herding Intermediate Course B Ducks Suffix
Intermediate HIBDM Herding Intermediate Course B Ducks Master Suffix
Intermediate HIBS Herding Intermediate Course B Sheep Suffix
Intermediate HIBSM Herding Intermediate Course B Sheep Master Suffix
Intermediate HICS Herding Intermediate Course C Sheep Suffix
Intermediate HICSM Herding Intermediate Course C Sheep Master Suffix
Advanced HXACM Herding Advanced Course A Cattle Master Suffix
Advanced HXADM Herding Advanced Course A Ducks Master Suffix
Advanced HXASM Herding Advanced Course A Sheep Master Suffix
Advanced HXBDM Herding Advanced Course B Ducks Master Suffix
Advanced HXBSM Herding Advanced Course B Sheep Master Suffix
Advanced HXCSM Herding Advanced Course C Sheep Master Suffix
Excellent HX Herding Excellent Suffix
Excellent HXAC Herding Excellent Course A Cattle Suffix
Excellent HXAD Herding Excellent Course A Ducks Suffix
Excellent HXAS Herding Excellent Course A Sheep Suffix
Excellent HXBC Herding Excellent Course B Cattle Suffix
Excellent HXBD Herding Excellent Course B Ducks Suffix
Excellent HXBS Herding Excellent Course B Sheep Suffix
Excellent HXCS Herding Excellent Course C Sheep Suffix
Multi-class HC Herding Champion Prefix

Hunting Test Titles

Abbrev. Title Name Prefix or Suffix
JH Junior Hunter Suffix
JHA Junior Hunter Advanced Suffix
JHR Junior Hunter Retriever Suffix
JHU Junior Hunter Upland Suffix
JHUA Junior Hunter Upland Advanced Suffix
MH# Master Hunter Suffix
MHA Master Hunter Advanced Suffix
MHR Master Hunter Retriever Suffix
MHU Master Hunter Upland Suffix
MHUA Master Hunter Upland Advanced Suffix
MNH# Master National Hunter Suffix
NTCPC National Beagle Two-Couple Pack Champion Prefix
SH Senior Hunter Suffix
SHA Senior Hunter Advanced Suffix
SHR Senior Hunter Retriever Suffix
SHU Senior Hunter Upland Suffix
SHUA Senior Hunter Upland Advanced Suffix

Lure Coursing Titles

Test or Trial Abbrev. Title Name Prefix or Suffix
Test JC Junior Courser Suffix
Trial SC Senior Courser Suffix
Trial MC Master Courser Suffix
Trial LCX# Lure Courser Excellent Suffix
Trial FC Field Champion Prefix
Trial NFC National Field Champion Prefix

Obedience Titles

Abbrev. Title Name Abbrev. Title Name (Preferred Class) Prefix or Suffix
BN Beginner Novice Suffix
GN Graduate Novice Suffix
GO Graduate Open Suffix
CD Companion Dog PCD Preferred Companion Dog Suffix
CDX Companion Dog Excellent PCDX Preferred Companion Dog Excellent Suffix
UD Utlity Dog PUTD Preferred Utility Dog Suffix
UDX# Utility Dog Excellent PUDX# Preferred Utility Dog Excellent Suffix
VER Versatility Suffix
OM# Obedience Master Suffix
OGM Obedience Grand Master Suffix
OTCH Obedience Trial Champion Prefix
NOC National Obedience Champion POC Preferred Obedience Champion Prefix

Rally Titles

Abbrev. Title Name Prefix or Suffix
RN Rally Novice Suffix
RI Rally Intermediate Suffix
RA Rally Advanced Suffix
RE Rally Excellent Suffix
RM# Rally Master Suffix
RAE# Rally Advanced Excellent Suffix
RNC Rally National Champion Suffix
RACH# Rally Champion Prefix

Scent Work Titles

*all Scent Work titles are Suffix titles

Element Abbrev. Title Name
Container SCN Scent Work Container Novice
Container SCNE Scent Work Container Novice Elite
Container SCA Scent Work Container Advanced
Container SCAE Scent Work Container Advanced Elite
Container SCE Scent Work Container Excellent
Container SCEE Scent Work Container Excellent Elite
Container SCM Scent Work Container Master
Container SCME Scent Work Container Master Elite
Interior SIN Scent Work Interior Novice
Interior SINE Scent Work Interior Novice Elite
Interior SIA Scent Work Interior Advanced
Interior SIAE Scent Work Interior Advanced Elite
Interior SIE Scent Work Interior Excellent
Interior SIEE Scent Work Interior Excellent Elite
Interior SIM Scent Work Interior Master
Interior SIME Scent Work Interior Master Elite
Exterior SEN Scent Work Exterior Novice
Exterior SENE Scent Work Exterior Novice Elite
Exterior SEA Scent Work Exterior Advanced
Exterior SEAE Scent Work Exterior Advanced Elite
Exterior SEE Scent Work Exterior Excellent
Exterior SEEE Scent Work Exterior Excellent Elite
Exterior SEM Scent Work Exterior Master
Exterior SEME Scent Work Exterior Master Elite
Buried SBN Scent Work Buried Novice
Buried SBNE Scent Work Buried Novice Elite
Buried SBA Scent Work Buried Advanced
Buried SBAE Scent Work Buried Advanced Elite
Buried SBE Scent Work Buried Excellent
Buried SBEE Scent Work Buried Excellent Elite
Buried SBM Scent Work Buried Master
Buried SBME Scent Work Buried Master Elite
Handler Disc. SHDN Scent Work Handler Discrimination Novice
Handler Disc. SHDNE Scent Work Handler Discrimination Nove Elite
Handler Disc. SHDA Scent Work Handler Discrimination Advanced
Handler Disc. SHDAE Scent Work Handler Discrimination Advanced Elite
Handler Disc. SHDE Scent Work Handler Discrimination Excellent
Handler Disc. SHDEE Scent Work Handler Discrimination Excellent Elite
Handler Disc. SHDM Scent Work Handler Discrimination Master
Handler Disc. SHDME Scent Work Handler Discrimination Master Elite
Detective SWD Scent Work Detective
Multi-Class SWN Scent Work Novice
Multi-Class SWNE Scent Work Novice Elite
Multi-Class SWA Scent Work Advanced
Multi-Class SWAE Scent Work Advanced Elite
Multi-Class SWE Scent Work Excellent
Multi-Class SWEE Scent Work Excellent Elite
Multi-Class SWM Scent Work Master
Multi-Class SWME Scent Work Master Elite

Search and Rescue Titles

*all Search and Rescue titles are Suffix titles

Abbrev. Title Name
SAR-W Search and Rescue – Wilderness
SAR-U1 Search and Rescue – Urban 1
SAR-U2 Search and Rescue – Urban 2
SAR-U3 Search and Rescue – Urban 3

Therapy Dog Titles

*all Therapy Dog titles are Suffix titles

Abbrev. Title Name
THDN Therapy Dog Novice
THD Therapy Dog
THDA Therapy Dog Advanced
THDX Therapy Dog Excellent
THDD Distinguished Therapy Dog

Tracking Titles

Abbrev. Title Name Prefix or Suffix
TD Tracking Dog Suffix
TDX Tracking Dog Excellent Suffix
TDU Tracking Dog Urban Suffix
VST Variable Surface Tracker Suffix
CT Champion Tracker Prefix

Trick Dog Titles

*all Trick Dog titles are Suffix titles

Abbrev. Title Name
TKN Trick Dog Novice
TKI Trick Dog Intermediate
TKA Trick Dog Advanced
TKP Trick Dog Performer

Derivative (Multi-Sport) Titles

Abbrev. Title Name Prefix or Suffix
VCD# Versatile Companion Dog Suffix
DC Dual Champion Prefix
TC Triple Champion Prefix
VCCH Versatile Companion Dog Champion Prefix