The National Dog Show 20202019-10-21T22:16:09+00:00

The National Dog Show 2020 – Staffordshire County Showground

The Management Committee look forward to welcoming exhibitors and visitors between 7th – 10th May 2020

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Important Show Announcements

The KC ‘Have a Go Dog Show’ will be held on Saturday 9th May and Sunday 10th May
Our Seminar – An Introduction to Dog Showing, will be held on Thursday 7th May and Friday 8th May

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. Lorna Newman, BVMS, Cert V Ophthal, MRCVS will be holding eye testing sessions under the BVA/KC/ISDS Scheme from 9.30am until 3pm each day. The cost of the test will be £40. No appointment is necessary. Please remember to bring along the dog’s KC registration form. Gonioscopy testing may be available depending on demand on the day. The cost for both Gonioscopy and Eye Testing will be £70

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 remain unchanged and car parking is free.

  • Dogs entered NOT for Competition reduced to £10 per dog

* Image courtesy of Alan Walker

The National Dog Show 2020 – Schedule

Click here to download The 2020 Show Schedule

Gundog

Thursday7thMay
  • YKC Members Stakes start at 8.30am
  • Judging will start in all rings at 9.00am
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  • *Postal Entries close on 18/03/2020
  • Online Entries close on 01/04/2020

Working & Pastoral

Friday8thMay
  • YKC Members Stakes start at 8.30am
  • Judging will start in all rings at 9.00am
  • View Judges List
  • *Postal Entries close on 18/03/2020
  • Online Entries close on 01/04/2020

Utility & Toy

Saturday9thMay
  • YKC Members Stakes start at 8.30am
  • Judging will start in all rings at 9.00am
  • View Judges List
  • *Postal Entries close on 18/03/2020
  • Online Entries close on 01/04/2020

Hound & Terrier

Sunday10thMay
  • YKC Members Stakes start at 8.30am
  • Judging will start in all rings at 9.00am
  • View Judges List
  • *Postal Entries close on 18/03/2020
  • Online Entries close on 01/04/2020

Birmingham National Dog Show – Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th May 2020 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 2020 Show

Seminars being offered at the 2020 Show

Our Seminar An Introduction to Dog Showing will be held on Thursday 7th May and Friday 8th May.

Competitions

  • The Meriel Hathaway Memorial Open Stakes – again at the 2020 Show judged by Mr Derek Smith
  • 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 2020 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

Kennel Club “Have a Go Dog Show” to be held on Saturday 9th May & Sunday 10th May.

Have you ever watched Crufts and wished you could take part? Here is your chance!

Training days across the country will be hosted at Kennel Club licensed All Breed Championship shows during 2020. This is the perfect opportunity for someone new to the world of pedigree dogs to take part and understand what it takes to be involved in dog showing. The day is open to current pedigree dog owners with an interest in taking part in Dog Showing.

Each session will cost £10 . The cost includes; a beginners dog showing pack, plus special rosettes and many other gifts from sponsors. Training which will cover the following topics:

  • Getting ready for taking part
  • Basic skills required for participating
  • What to expect when participating
  • What to do once you have participated

Booking Details

Booking are taken by the Kennel and limited to 30 people on a first come first served basis. Details can be found on www.thekennelclub.org.uk/events/have-a-go-dog-showing

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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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Dogs Entried into Our 2019 Show
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Classes Scheduled at The 2019 Show
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First time Judges for the 2019 Show
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FREE Tea/Coffee & Cakes Servedby The BIS Ring at The 2019 Show

Links: The National Dog Show

The National Dog Show

The Management Committee of the Birmingham National Dog Show look forward to the 2020 Show and to demonstrate how much they appreciate the exhibitors support they are introducing many new initiatives at the show to be held from 7th to 10th May 2020.

Secretary – Jennie Griffiths

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