TYPE (25 points) - The body should be broad and cobby. The head shall be in proportion to the body with a broad skull, short face and blunt nose. The head shall be well set into the body. The legs and tail should be scarcely visible. The eyes and ears should be set well apart.
FUR (20 points) - The fur should be soft, short and very dense giving a woolly impression. This also applies to the soles of the feet. The inside of the ears should be a little hairy.
SIZE (10 points) - Adult range 10-12 cms.
CONDITION (10 points) - The hamster should be fit, curious when awake and tame to handle. The flesh should be well toned with no surplus fat. The coat shall have a healthy sheen and be clean.
EYES AND EARS (5 points) - The size of eyes and ears should be in proportion to the animal. The eyes should be rounded and not bulge. The ears should be erect, rounded and visible above the fur.
COLOUR (30 points) - Where base colour is indicated this applies to the whole animal, excluding the belly fur.