The Inter-Regional Competition next year will
be held on Friday 6th March 2020.
The format will
feature 1 Beginner dog, 2 Novice dogs, 2 ‘A’, 1 ‘B’ and 1 ‘C’ plus a Beginner reserve. Two Border Collies or Working Sheepdogs only
may feature in the team with a maximum of three Crossbreeds, one of which may
not be of Collie type and no more than three of any other single breed.
It is of utmost
importance that the selectors have a wide and strong choice of other breeds.
The Northern Team will be
selected by myself, Alison Gresty and Karen Davies.
Dogs must not be Obedience
Champions and handlers and dogs competing at the 2019 Crufts Championships are
not eligible. Those eligible to apply
for the Northern Team are to reside in Co. Durham, Cleveland, Tyne & Wear,
Northumberland, Humberside, Yorkshire, Cheshire, Lincolnshire, Greater
Manchester, Lancashire, Cumbria and Merseyside.
The closing date for
eligibility is 31st October 2019 and all entries must be received by
myself by 3rd December 2019.
Although you are
giving details of your dog’s awards during the year for us to consider there
will be “selection days”
November 2019 at Jarys Dog Training club, Marsh House Sports and Community
Centre, Billingham, TS23 2HB.
November 2019 at Newton Heath Dog Training Club, 66 Wickentree Lane,
Failsworth, Manchester, M35 9AY.
December 2019 at Netherton Village Hall, Netherton, Wakefield, WF4 4LR.
There will be at
least two training days held before Crufts.
Selected team members
will be expected to attend both get together days.
When making your
application please ensure that you are aware of the rules and regulations for
the Team competition.
If you or your Club
feel that you are able to sponsor the team in any way, any offer will be
Please send for an
application form as soon as possible together with a stamped addressed
envelope or e-mail your request to the address below to the Northern Area
Team Manager :-
Emma Lavender – Mount
Pleasant Kennels, Wakefield Road, Hampole, Doncaster, DN6 7EX. (07793933194) email@example.com
Application Form for download below: