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.
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.
Please note: Handlers CANNOT be part of the RALLY AND THE OBEDIENCE TEAM.
THE QUALIFYING DATE FOR CLASS ELIGIBILITY IS 31st OCTOBER 2018.
If you would like to be considered to be part of the Midland Team, enjoy a work out and social day on Sunday November 25th at Markfield Canine Center and be selected to train and be a part of The Inter Regional event at Crufts 2019 with your dog then please don’t hesitate to complete an application form which is available to download from here or our facebook page or from myself, Lou Jackson, Comox, Harrisons Lane, Gailey, Staffs. ST19 5PS. Alternatively, we will have some to give out around the Midland shows in the next few weeks.
Please don’t think ‘you aren’t good enough’ or’ I’ve got a border collie/ w/s’, we need all your applications so just DO IT!!!
Lou Jackson (Not at all scarey Team Manager!), Lyn Tozer (Slightly scarey assistant) and Steve Frazer (Very scarey assistant!).