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
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.
Winner 2002 Helsinki
7-8 Dec 02
7-8 Dec 02
International Dog Show of Milan
18-19 Jan 03
63rd Norte International Dog Show
8-9 Feb 03
O&A Association Show
1-2 Mar 03
International Show Madrid
17-18 May 03
14-15 June 03
21-22 June 03
22 Jun 03
14-15 Aug 03
17th International Dog Show
11 Oct 03
17-19 Oct 03
8-9 Nov 03
Brussels Dog Show
13-14 Dec 03
All Best in Show Winners
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.