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KC Welcomes EFRA Committee report on Effective Dog Control Regulations
The Kennel Club has welcomed the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee’s report on the Draft Dangerous Dogs (Amendment) Bill, which was published today (16 May).
Border Collie Becomes First Full Champion For 15 Years
Ch Littlethorn Colt at Tobermoray, handled by Rachel Spencer from Burton on Trent (who won the KCGC Special Pre-Beginner Obedience Stakes at Crufts 2012), has become the first Border Collie to receive Full Champion status, for both his sheep herding and showing abilities, in over 15 years.
Welsh Obedience Liaison Council Reps Open Meeting
Jen Jessop and Dave Garrett, the Welsh Obedience Liaison council reps, are holding a meeting to discuss the agenda of the Obedience liaison council meeting on May 16th. They're holding it at The Green Meadow Golf Glub, Croesyceiliog Cwmbran. NP44 2BZ on Wendesday, May 8th at 7.30.
Southern Area Open Meeting
There will be a Southern & East Anglia open meeting to discuss the agenda of the Obedience Council Meeting, to be held on Wednesday 1st May 2013 at Cowdray Hall, London Road, West Thurrock, Essex, RM20 3BJ. It will be a 7 pm start so please arrive in good time.
INTRODUCTORY CLASS GUIDANCE NOTES TO ASSIST JUDGES
For those judging the Introductory Class, here is some guidance that may be of help.
Midland Area Council Meeting
There will be a Obedience Council Midlands area meeting on Wednesday evening 8th May at the Crown Inn, Main Street, Newbold, Rugby. CV21 1HW. it is a 7.30 sharp start so please arrive 7 - 7.15. if you need directions please e-mail me: firstname.lastname@example.org
Voice of Obedience
For those that use facebook, this is a new group which will speak for the views, opinions and rights of obedience competitors, supporters, show organisers and show officials by offering a representative body to participants in Competitive Obedience. The Voice aims to provide an active representation and a responsible body to lobby for all members regardless of training principles.
Obedience Rules and Regulations Weekend
Day 1 - The Requirements of an Obedience Judge
Day 2 - Obedience Test Design & Practice of Judging
(CLICK HERE FOR FULL DETAILS)
Easter Obedience Shows Cancelled
Regrettably, after consultation with the venue owner and seeing what the forecast has to hold for the next week, we have had to make the decision to cancel the shows being run by Border Collie Club of Great Britain and Midlands Border Collie Club on 29th, 30th and 31st March.
Lisburn Show Cancelled
The Show committee have had to reluctantly make the decision to cancel our open obedience show scheduled to take place tomorrow. We are currently trying to notify all our competitors. The weather is horrendous and many places without any power (our venue being one of them).
Agenda for KC Obedience Liaison Council on Thursday, 16th May, 2013
Agenda for the next Obedience Council meeting
INTER-REGIONAL OBEDIENCE COMPETITION 2014 GUIDELINES AMENDED
Having read and listened to constructive comments on the new format for the Inter-Regional Obedience Competition for 2014 certain amendments have been made.
MARY RAY RECEIVES 100th OBEDIENCE CHAMPIONSHIP CERTIFICATE AT CRUFTS
Mary Ray from Rugby, Warwickshire won her 100th obedience Championship Certificate at the world’s greatest dog show, Crufts after winning the Obedience Championships with her dog Levi, a seven year old Working Sheepdog.
IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ!
Following a successful trial of the new .net site over the Crufts 4 days (with no downtime), I have decided that .net is THE site from now on.
Crufts Day 4 - World Cup. Won by Holland
Holland are the 2013 Obedience World Team Cup winners after a runoff with England.
Crufts Day 3 - Dog Championship - Won by Mary Ray
Won by Mary RAY with OB CH COLLIEWOOD BLUE JEANS losing 9.25, Reserve was Geraldine Steadman with OB CH NOBITE DEFENCE OF THE REALM losing 12 points.
Crufts Day 2 - Bitch Championship - Won by Madge Thompson
Won by Madge Thompson with OB CH FOREVERMAGIC IT’S TRENDY on 15.25 points. Second Mary Ray with OB CH RED HOT FOXY MUSIC on 15.75.
Crufts Day1 - Inter Regionals - Won by the Northern Team
The competition was won by the Northern Team on 56 points, closely followed by the Midlands team on 54 points.
This .net site will be the prime site for news updates from Crufts 2013.
Launch of New Inter-Regional Obedience Competition for Crufts 2014
After a review undertaken by a small working party, visitors to Crufts in 2014 will see an all new Inter-Regional Obedience Competition.
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