4th March - Toy & Utility; 5th March - Gundog; 6th March - Working & Pastoral; 7th March Terrier & Hound
The Kennel Club has liaised with overseas Kennel Clubs and nominated specific awards at particular Shows in each of the overseas countries entitled to take part in the UK PETS Travel Scheme, as qualification for Crufts 2004.
The qualifying dogs will be the winners of the following classes : Junior Dog, Junior Bitch, Best Dog, Best Bitch.
Therefore, four dogs of each breed will qualify for Crufts 2004 at each nominated Show. This will apply to any breed that is recognised by the Kennel Club. Crufts will provide award cards for each of these winners (to be presented by the organisers of each nominated Show) and a copy of the card will be required with each entry for Crufts to verify the qualification. ENTRIES CLOSE ON FRIDAY, 2 JANUARY, 2004 (P.O. POSTMARKED)
OVERSEAS CRUFTS 2004 QUALIFYING SHOWS (TO DATE)
The Kennel Club for each country has been contacted to nominate one major Show as their representative Show. Qualification for Crufts is not limited to residents of the particular country therefore a dog not qualifying at its own National Show could endeavour to qualify at a Show in another country.
Holland - World Show - Amsterdam, Jul 02; Finland - Winner 2002 - Helsinki - 7-8 Dec 02; Sweden - Hund 2002 - Stoc kholm - 7-8 Dec 02; Italy - Int Dog Show of Milano - Milan - 18-19 Jan 03; Portugal - 63rd Norte International Dog Show - Oporto - 8-9 Feb 03; Jersey - Winter Open - Jersey - Mar 03; Maltese CF - O & A Association Show - Malta - 1-2 Mar 03; Luxembourg - Spring Show - Luxembourg - Mar/Apr 03; Jersey - Spring Open - Jersey - May 03; Spain - International Show Madrid - Madrid - 17-18 May 03; Denmark - DKK CAC-CACIB - Hillerod - 14-15 June 03; France - Lyon Show - Lyon - 21-22 June 03; Switzerland - SKG Luzern - Lucerne - 22 Jun 03; Jersey - Summer Open - Jersey - Aug 03; Norway - Oslo Show - Oslo - 14-15 Aug 03; Gibraltar - 17th Int Dog Show - Gibraltar - 11 Oct 03; Germany - Bundessieger - Zuchtschau - Dortmund - 17-19 Oct 03; Malta - International CACIB - Tal Qroqq - 8-9 Nov 03; Singapore - All Best in show Winners - TBC - TBC.
N.B. Information correct at time of going to press - June 2003
In order to show your dog in the UK (and at Crufts), your dog must either be already registered with the Kennel Club or you must have obtained an Authority to Compete (ATC) number from the Kennel Club. If you would like to receive further information, please complete your details and tick the relevant box at the back of this leaflet (please allow 28 days for processing).
N.B. Dogs with cropped ears are NOT eligible to compete at any Kennel Club licensed event.
The Kennel Club would like to notify readers that potential overseas competitors for Crufts 2003 are required to submit their Authority To Compete (ATC) applications before the 29th November 2002. This will enable their applications to be processed before the Crufts entry closing date of 3rd January 2003.
Schedules are available from the Kennel Club from November 2003 Please contact 00 44 1 (0) 207 518 1012. If emailing your request please advise your full postal address including country.
There is a large amount of information on the Crufts web site. Translations will be available in the following languages from July 2003 : French, German, Spanish, Swedish and Finnish. www.crufts.org.uk
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