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Annual Maturity Stake Conditions

1. The Maturity Stake is an annual event sponsored by the American Boxer Club, Inc, and is exclusively for the competition of dogs who were previously nominated for the Futurity. The Maturity will be held in conjunction with the ABC Regional Show.

2. Dogs will be eligible for competition in the Maturity Stake at the second Regional after the year in which they were eligible for the Futurity. Dogs may compete only at this Maturity event and not in earlier or later Regional events except as herein otherwise provided. It is not necessary that a dog have been entered in the Futurity to be eligible for the Maturity.

3. A dog nominated for the Futurity Puppy class (6 months and under 12 months) will be eligible for the Junior Maturity class. A dog nominated for the Futurity Junior class (12 months and under 18 months) will be eligible for the Senior Maturity class. Dogs in the Junior Maturity class and in the Senior Maturity class shall not compete against each other except as herein otherwise provided.

4. Futurity nominated dogs are eligible for the Maturity even though sold to a new owner at any time after whelping and up to the Maturity whether the new owner is an ABC member or not.

5. Past Futurity winners as well as Grand Prize Futurity winners can compete in the Maturity in the year in which they become eligible for the Maturity.

6. There are no AKC Championship points connected with the Maturity.

7. No Maturity nomination fees shall apply. The American Boxer Club will donate $5 from each Maturity show entry fee to the Cash Stake. Two stakes will be created for the maturity. One stake will be exclusively for the Junior Maturity competition and one stake will be exclusively for the Senior Maturity competition.

8. The Cash Stake from the Junior Maturity entries will be divided as cash awards as herein below set forth.
         a. Owner of First Prize Maturity Winner Junior .......... 80%
         b. Owner of Grand Prize Maturity Winner ................. 20%

9. Junior Maturity classes shall be as follows:
         a. Brindle dogs previously eligible as Futurity Puppy entries
         b. Fawn dogs previously eligible as Futurity Puppy entries
         c. Brindle bitches previously eligible as Futurity Puppy entries
         d. Fawn bitches previously eligible as Futurity Puppy entries

10. One winner shall be selected from each of said classes and from these winners will be selected the First Prize Maturity Winner Junior.

11. The Cash Stake from the Senior Maturity entries will be divided as cash awards as herein below set forth.
         a. Owner of First Prize Maturity Winner Senior .......... 80%
         b. Owner of Grand Prize Maturity Winner ................. 20%

12. Senior Maturity classes shall be as follows:
         a. Brindle dogs previously eligible as Futurity Senior entries
         b. Fawn dogs previously eligible as Futurity Senior entries
         c. Brindle bitches previously eligible as Futurity Senior entries
         d. Fawn bitches previously eligible as Futurity Senior entries

13. One winner shall be selected from each of said classes and from these winners will be selected the First Prize Maturity Winner Senior.

14. The First Prize Maturity Winner Junior will compete against the First Prize Maturity Winner Senior and the winner will be designated Grand Prize Maturity Winner.

15. The Grand Prize Maturity Winner will receive a trophy in addition to cash prizes.

16. The eligibility of the dogs for the Maturity will remain the same regardless of the Regional show date. If a Regional is not held in a given year, then eligibility of dogs will carry through to the next Regional year. Under no circumstances should an eligible entry be made ineligible because of the calendar date of a Regional or the absence of a Regional in a given year.

17. Junior Maturity and Senior Maturity entries must also be entered in any of the American Kennel Club regular classes in the said ABC Regional Show.

18. Entries for the Maturity and the Regional are to be made directly with the superintendent in charge with the appropriate entry fee for each as listed in the premium list. The Maturity Stake is to be run under these American Boxer Club conditions approved by the American Kennel Club.

19. Failure to enter Maturity Juniors and Maturity Seniors in the Regional will result in disqualification for competition in the Maturity. The Maturity and the Regional are two distinct and separate shows.

20. The judge for the Maturity will be selected at the same time the Regional judge is selected.

21. The American Boxer Club Judging Criteria will apply to the Maturity Judge.
 

American Boxer Club Maturity Committee
 

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