Titles and Q’s Earned

If you have any question or concerns about the accuracy or validity of the data presented in the titles and q’s earned report, please send an email to: kim@sportingdetectiondogs.ca and mention “SDDA Titles” and your dogs’ number as the subject.The Titles and Qualifying Searches List is updated periodically as scores become available.

Titles & Q’s Report (Up until June 12, 2017)

To provide feedback on a trial you have participated in, feel free to click here and complete a short survey.

To clarify: only ONE title for each level will be awarded. The report shows “Titling Scores”.  “Titling Scores” are calculated by taking the lowest number of Qualifying Scores for ALL THREE components combined.  This should help you (and us) in tracking potential Championships.

Example applicable to Started, Advanced and Excellent levels: at a particular level a dog has earned 2 Container Q’s, 3 Interior Q’s and 4 Exterior Q’s.  On the report it will show as 2 Titling Scores since that is lowest number in the series.  No distinction is made between Q’s earned in the Amateur stream versus the Working stream nor are the score values considered (Gold, Silver & Bronze).

On the right hand side a column is reserved for Elite Titling Scores.  Since an Elite Titling score is only awarded when all 3 components are successfully completed at the same trial, a breakdown by component was not necessary.

The report is presented as a PDF.  As more dogs earn Q’s, the report will grow continuously.  Most PDF readers and internet browsers will allow the common CTRL-F command to search all data quickly.  So, using that command you could e.g. type your name or your dogs’ preferred name to quickly find what you’re looking for.

SD-MACH Competitors please note:
If you are collecting titling scores for your Master Championship, you will need to confirm them and their status (gold, silver, bronze) with our database manager. This will take some time as it needs to be manually and carefully calculated. Please allow at least a week to receive this information. You will not be sent this information automatically. It must be requested.

You will need a minimum of 3 Excellent titling scores and 7 more titling scores at the Advanced or Excellent Levels. You will also need 3 gold (96% and above or 192+ out of 200) titling scores. Titling scores are achieved once you have 3 full Components at the same level. For example, you may have 3 Container Scores and 1 Exterior, but you do not have a titling score until you also pass Interior at the same level. Your highest Container score plus the Exterior and Interior scores will be used for your titling score.

Photos courtesy of Julie Hearty and Sheri Luzzi