OBEDIENCE LIAISON COUNCIL MEETING 10th JANUARY 2019

The next meeting of the Kennel Club Obedience Liaison Council will be held at the Kennel Club in London on Thursday 10th January 2019. Proposals for inclusion on the agenda should reach the Obedience Liaison Council Secretary by Friday 12th October 2018.

Each eligible society or an individual may submit items for the agenda, through a council representative. Proposals must be concise and, if an amendment or an additional regulation is proposed, the regulation number must be given. All submissions must be signed by the society/individual and the representative.

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Northern Ireland Team for Inter Regional Obedience Competition on Friday 8th March 2019

I have been appointed by Crufts Dog Show committee to manage the Northern Ireland Inter Regional Team for Crufts 2019.

The 2018 Inter Regional team will consist of:

1 Beginner Dog
2 Novice Dogs
2 Class A Dogs
1 Class B Dog
1 Class C Dog
1 Beginner Reserve Dog

The following breed restrictions apply to the Inter Regional Team. The team may consist of:-

  • a maximum of two BC/WSDs,
  • 3 Crossbreeds (one of which must not be a Collie/Working Sheepdog type)
  • and up to three any other single breed.

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NORTHERN AREA TEAM INTER-REGIONAL OBEDIENCE COMPETITION – Friday 8th March 2019

The TEAM will consist of 1 Beginner, 2 Novice, 2 A, 1 B and 1 C plus a Beginner reserve. A maximum of two Border Collies or Working Sheepdogs are eligible for this competition. Dogs selected may include three Crossbreeds (one of which must not be of border collie, w/s type) and 3 of any other specific breeds.

Competitors qualified for the 2019 Obedience Championships are not eligible.
Dogs having won an Obedience Certificate before 2019 who have not qualified for the 2019 Championships ARE eligible.
If you would like to be considered to be part of the Northern Team, at The Inter Regional event at Crufts 2019 then please don’t hesitate to complete an application form which is available to download below.
Thank you,
Emma Lavender
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MIDLANDS AREA TEAM INTER-REGIONAL OBEDIENCE COMPETITION – Friday 8th March 2019

The TEAM will consist of 1 Beginner, 2 Novice, 2 A, 1 B and 1 C plus a Beginner reserve. A maximum of two Border Collies or Working Sheepdogs are eligible for this competition. Dogs selected may include three Crossbreeds (one of which must not be of border collie, w/s type) and 3 of any other specific breeds.

Applicants must have a postal address in one of the following Counties:- Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Rutland, Salop, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands or Worcestershire
Obedience Champions are not eligible.

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South Western Inter Regional Applications for Crufts 2019

Would you like to be considered for the above team? We are now accepting applications.

Application forms are available to anyone from AVON, HEREFORDSHIRE, SOMERSET, WILTSHIRE, DEVON, CORNWALL, DORSET AND GLOUCESTERSHIRE who may wish to be considered.

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CHANGES TO OBEDIENCE REGULATIONS

The Kennel Club has recently approved changes to the regulations for obedience, agility, working trials, heelwork to music, rally and flyball.

With effect from 1st January 2019, the following regulations have been amended to encourage clubs to give careful consideration to circumstances before withdrawing a judging contract, and to ensure that they had a clear rationale for doing so.

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