June 4, 2024

AKC Q Rates for 2023

If you want to hear our thoughts about Q rates (Qualifying rates) and these specific statistics, listen to Episode 343: What is a Good Q Rate?.

Average Qualifying Rate at Each Height

The table and charts below are based on all Regular Masters runs from 1/1/2023 to 12/31/2023. You can find a similar analysis for 2014 here: A Look at Qualification Rate by Height. Note that the qualifying rate is universally lower in Standard than it is in Jumpers.

Height Avg STD
Qualifying Rate
Avg JWW
Qualifying Rate
Calculated QQ Rate
8″ 51% 56% 29%
12″ 45% 52% 23%
16″ 43% 48% 21%
20″ 40% 44% 18%
24″ 43% 47% 20%
24″C 39% 44% 17%

 

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Average Qualifying Rate at Each Level

One new analysis that we looked at for 2023 is the qualification rate at each level of competition.

Level Avg STD
Qualifying Rate
Avg JWW
Qualifying Rate
Novice A 33% 34%
Novice B 34% 32%
Open 25% 23%
Excellent 13% 16%
Masters 43% 49%
Premier 28% 30%

 

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Episode 343: What is a Good Q Rate?

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