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WCF Best Cat is available to adults, neuters, kittens, veterans and household cats each year.

WCF Best Cat is a ranking system in which every cat of a WCF member can participate.

The results of WCF shows are taken into account and points are collected over the current year for the respective cat.

Participation in WCF Best Cat is voluntary, free of charge, and equally open to every registered WCF member.
Non-WCF members are not considered in the ranking.

The show season always starts on January 1st and ends on December 31st of each year.

The interim results are regularly updated on
Requirement for this is that the organizing WCF clubs use the show software and enter the show results into the Best Cat Show system.

The WCF Best Cat and the WCF e.V. take no responsibility for the correctness of the entered show results.
The respective organizing club is responsible for the correct entry of the show results.


  1. For kittens, juniors, neutered kittens/neutered juniors only the 14 best daily results are counted.
  2. For adults, adult neuters and household pets, only the 24 best daily results are counted

The daily result is calculated from the sum of the points that a cat receives:

  1. in traditional judging,
  2. by participating in a WCF-Ring,
  3. the placement in the WCF-Ring and the number of cats beaten in the WCF Ring.

The results of the cats must be reported by January 15th of the following year at the latest, otherwise, 
they will not be evaluated.

The final results of the previous year will be published by April 1st of the following year.

The WCF Cat Olimpia show will take place by the end of May of the following year at the latest, 
at which the winners will be awarded:

WCF Best Cat Winner
1st-15th place for adults
1st-15th place for kittens/juniors
1st-10th place for adult neuters
1st-10th place for veterans
1st-10th place for household pets

WCF Best Cat National Winner
1st-3rd place for adults in the respective country
1st-3rd place for kittens in the respective country
1st-3rd place for neuters in the respective country
1st-3rd place for veterans in the respective country
1st-3rd place for household pets in the respective country

WCF Best Cat Breed Winner
1st-3rd place for adults of the respective breed
1st-3rd place for kittens of the respective breed
1st-3rd place for neuters of the respective breed
1st-3rd place for veterans of the respective breed

No other WCF exhibitions are licensed on this show date.

Every WCF Full member can apply for the show.

Correction of show results

The WCF e.V./WCF-Best-Cat reserves the right to correct the entered results based on the submitted show documents at any time,
but at the latest by March 31st of the following year.

In individual cases, show results can be added by Best Cat Support if the participants submit the correctly issued title certificates by email.

Participation in the competition

If you want your cat to take part in Best-Cat, please register as a competition participant at
You must create a profile and register the cat in question.

A profile can be created for every cat whose breed is recognized by the WCF.

Non-WCF recognized breeds cannot participate in the ranking.

Please enter all information truthfully.
If Best Cat Support discovers any discrepancies, the results will be checked, and sanctions will be taken if necessary.
In the event of willful fraud, the cat may be excluded from the ranking.

The intermediate results are regularly updated on
The prerequisite for this is that the organizing WCF clubs enter the show results into the Best-Cat-Show-System, which uses show software.
The WCF-Best-Cat cannot be held responsible/liable for entering the results.

If you as an owner or WCF club need help or have questions, please contact WCF Best Cat Support.

Fraud through Manipulation

The WCF e.V./WCF Best Cat reserves all rights to take measures/sanctions in case of obvious fraud or manipulation of the ranking.
In the case of a gross offense, we (WCF e.V./WCF-Best-Cat) reserve the right to remove the cats reported by the exhibitor/owner,
from the ranking list.
This will be done in consultation with the WCF Board and the Chairperson of the WCF Show- and the Disciplinary Commission.