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CRUFTS 2004
OVERSEAS QUALIFICATION


CRUFTS 2004
OVERSEAS QUALIFICATION

4th - 7th March 2004
THE NEC BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND

4th March - Toy & Utility

5th March - Gundog

6th March - Working & Pastoral

7th March - Terrier & Hound

The Kennel Club has liased 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.

Country
Show
Location
Date

Holland
World Show
Amsterdam
Jul 02

Finland
Winner 2002 Helsinki
Helsinki
7-8 Dec 02

Sweden
Hund 2002
Stockholm
7-8 Dec 02

Italy
International Dog Show of Milan
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
March/April 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 Lucerne
Lucerne
22 Jun 03

Jersey
Summer Open
Jersey
Aug 03

Norway
Oslo Show
Oslo
14-15 Aug 03

Gibraltar
17th International Dog Show
Gibraltar
11 Oct 03

Germany
Bundessieger-Zuchtschau
Dortmund
17-19 Oct 03

Malta
International CACIB
Tal Qroqq
8-9 Nov 03

Belgium
Brussels Dog Show
Brussels
13-14 Dec 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

Email: events@the-kennel-club.org.uk

(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.