Gundog Titles : Field trial titles can be awarded only to purebred, registered gun dogs. A challenge point is awarded to the winner of a Championship trial if the performance is of sufficient merit. Winners of National Championships and Island Championships may win multiple challenge points.
Titles won are appended to the Dogs pedigree name by the NZKC.
A Field Trial Champion (FTCh) is a gun dog which has won six field trial challenges.
A Grand FTCh (GFTCh) has won 20 challenge points.
A Field Champion (FCh) has won at least two challenges in Natural Game trials (as opposed to simulated trials on released birds).
A Grand Field Champion (GFCh) has won 8 Natural Game Challenge points.
A Qualifying Certificate (QC) may be awarded to a dog which has proved to an Approved or Star judge in trial conditions that it will hunt, find and handle game as is expected of its breed and that it is not gun shy.