The National Dog Show 20192018-10-23T18:21:07+00:00

The National Dog Show 2019 – Staffordshire County Showground

The Management Committee look forward to welcoming exhibitors and visitors between 9th – 12th May 2019

160th Anniversary Show – A free gift will be provided for all exhibitors

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Important Show Announcements

Free tea, coffee and cakes will be served around the Best in Show ring every evening when group judging is taking place.

The Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme Bronze Award testing will be carried out each day. A fee of £2 per dog is charged with all proceeds donated to the Kennel Club Charitable Trust.  The Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme Stakes are also scheduled with prize money donated by the Kennel Club £50 first; £25 second; £15 third; £10 reserve and £5 VHC.

Once again Veterinary Surgeons: Erik D’Arcy-Donnelly, BSc; BVSC; MRCVS and Dr A.G. Schemel MRCVS will be offering Eye Testing (as per Page 7 of the schedule) and Microchipping.

Spectator/Visitor Dogs £5 per dog register on the day. All passes will be checked leaving the showground,

As Usual There Will Be

  • Chances to Learn Seminars held each day;
  • Good Citizen Dog Scheme Tests held each day;
  • Generous prize money in all stake classes;
  • Entry fees for the 2019 Show remain unchanged and car parking is free.

  • Dogs entered NOT for Competition reduced to £10 per dog at the 2019 show

* Image courtesy of Alan Walker

The National Dog Show 2019 – Schedule

Click here to download The 2019 Show Schedule

Working & Pastoral

Thursday9thMay
  • YKC Members Stakes start at 8.30am
  • Judging will start in all rings at 9.00am
  • View Judges List
  • *Postal Entries close on 16/03/2019
  • Online Entries close on 28/03/2019

Utility & Toy

Friday10thMay
  • YKC Members Stakes start at 8.30am
  • Judging will start in all rings at 9.00am
  • View Judges List
  • *Postal Entries close on 16/03/2019
  • Online Entries close on 28/03/2019

Hound & Terrier

Saturday11thMay
  • YKC Members Stakes start at 8.30am
  • Judging will start in all rings at 9.00am
  • View Judges List
  • *Postal Entries close on 16/03/2019
  • Online Entries close on 28/03/2019

Gundog

Sunday12thMay
  • YKC Members Stakes start at 8.30am
  • Judging will start in all rings at 9.00am
  • View Judges List
  • *Postal Entries close on 16/03/2019
  • Online Entries close on 28/03/2019

Birmingham National Dog Show – Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th May 2019 YKC Handling Training Days with Charlotte Page

More Information & Booking

YKC Handling Training Days

During Saturday and Sunday of the Birmingham National Dog show, the YKC will be hosting two training days for young handlers to improve existing skills, or to try handling for the first time.

Both days are open to all members aged 6-24 years. These sessions will be split into advanced members and members who are less experienced.

Training for one full day will cost £20 per member. For more information and booking go to https://www.ykc.org.uk

New for The 2019 Show

For the 2019 show we have scheduled Special Beginners classes for all breeds and a Special Beginners Groups.

Seminars being offered at the 2019 Show

“An Introduction to dog showing” will be held each day at Birmingham National Dog Show commencing at 2.15pm.

This will be led by Christina Chapman and will give a step by step guide for new exhibitors or those who may be interested in showing their dog.

The Seminars will be free of charge. Anyone interested should report to the Secretary’s office.

Also these Seminars delivered by Christina Chapman:

Thursday 9th May – Puppy Development – 11am
Friday 10th May – Stewarding 11.00am
Saturday 11th May – Requirements of a Dog Show Judge 9am
Sunday 12th May – Conformation & Movement 9am.

Refreshments available half hour before start times.

To book contact Christina Chapman on 01507 363736 or email christinachapman.burkis@googlemail.com

Competitions

  • The Meriel Hathaway Memorial Open Stakes
  • Adult Handling classes

Sadly our President Mrs Meriel Hathaway died shortly before the 2015 Show and the Society scheduled The Meriel Hathaway Memorial Open Stakes at the 2016 Show.  These Stakes will again be scheduled at the 2019 Show and will be judged by Mr Geoffrey Davies. The Society are offering generous prize money for these stakes and special rosettes will also be provided.

The Venue

Staffordshire County Showground

Weston Road, Stafford ST18 0BD
Phone: 01785 258 060   –   Fax: 01785 246 458
Email: enquiries@staffscountyshowground.co.uk
Web: www.staffscountyshowground.co.uk

Past Results: Dating Back To 1996!

Here you will find an archive of results for The National Dog Show dating back to 1996. Full 2016 show coverage by Higham Press and video coverage from the 2013 show courtesy of Dog World TV

Show Results

Birmingham National 2016

Full coverage by Dog World TV

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FREE Tea/Coffee & Cakes Servedby The BIS Ring at The 2018 Show

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The National Dog Show

The Management Committee of the Birmingham National Dog Show look forward to the 2019 Show and to demonstrate how much they appreciate the exhibitors support they are introducing many new initiatives at the show to be held from 9th to 12th May 2019.

Secretary – Jennie Griffiths

Home Farmhouse Cottage, Cardington Rd, Leebotwood, Shropshire SY6 6LX
Phone: 01694 751258
Web: www.thenationaldogshow.org.uk