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INFORMATION FOR OVERSEAS EXHIBITORS
The Kennel Club has nominated specifc awards at particular Shows in each of the specifed countries entitled to take part
in the UK PETS Travel Scheme, as qualifcation for Crufts 2014.
The qualifying dogs will be winners of the following classes/awards:
Junior Dog — Junior Bitch — Best Dog — Best Bitch
Therefore, four dogs of each breed will qualify for Crufts 2014 at each nominated Show.
This will apply to Kennel Club fully
recognised breeds only
. One Show only nominated by the Kennel Club in the country concerned.
In addition the following OVERSEAS CHAMPIONS qualify for entry at Crufts 2014:
Any Champion from a country with which the Kennel Club has a reciprocal agreement qualifes automatically if it is domiciled
in the UK and is on the Kennel Club Breed Register.
Any FCI International Champion and the two new Show Champion titles C.I.B. for 'non-working breeds' and C.I.E. for
'working breeds'.
Winners of Junior Dog and Junior Bitch Classes, plus the Best Dog and the Best Bitch at specifed shows in each of the
European countries entitled to take place in the UK PET TRAVEL SCHEME. One show only nominated by the Kennel
Club in the country concerned.
Winners of Junior Dog, Junior Bitch classes, plus CACIB Dog and CACIB Bitch at FCI World Winners Show 2013. Winners
of Junior Dog, Junior Bitch, Veteran Dog, Veteran Bitch plus CACIB Dog and CACIB Bitch at European Winners Shows
in 2013. This applies to dogs resident in countries entitled to take part in the UK PET TRAVEL SCHEME.
USA — Winners of Best of Breed, Best of Opposite, Awards of Excellence at the AKC Invitational, December 2013.
Additionally, Best of Breed, Best of Opposite, Grand Champion Select Dog and Bitch, Awards of Merit Winners (if offered)
and Best Bred by Exhibitor (if offered) at one National Breed Specialty Show per breed chosen by the Parent Breed Club
and agreed by the AKC.
Canada — The top fve dogs in each group according to
Dogs in Canada
Top Show Dog Point System, published in
Dogs
in Canada Blog
. Additionally, Best of Breed, Best of Opposite and Award of Merit Winners at the National Specialties
agreed by the Canadian Kennel Club.
Australia — One Show has been nominated for 2013 in each of the eight states. Winners of Junior Dog and Junior Bitch
classes, plus the Best Dog and the Best Bitch to qualify at each Show.
Japan — Winners of Best King and Best Queen, also Best Junior King and Best Junior Queen at FCI Asian International
Championship Show 2013, Tokyo.
New Zealand — Winners of Junior Dog and Junior Bitch classes, plus the Best Dog and Best Bitch to qualify from the
NZKC National Show.
Ireland — Winners of Junior Dog and Junior Bitch, plus the Best Adult Dog and Best Adult Bitch from the seven Irish
Kennel Club Group Championship Shows.
Guernsey —All Group Winners, Best Puppy in Show, Reserve Best Puppy in Show, Best Veteran in Show plus Best Junior
in Show from the Spring, Autumn and Winter Open Shows in 2013.
Jersey — All Group Winners, All Puppy Group Winners, All Junior Group Winners plus Best Veteran in Show from the
three nominated Championship Shows in 2013.
Bermuda — All Group Winners, Best Puppy in Show plus Best Veteran in Show from the annual All Breed International
Championship Show 2013 (Hamilton).
In order to show your dog in the UK (and at Crufts), your dog must either be already registered with the Kennel Club or
you must have obtained an Authority to Compete (ATC) number from the Kennel Club. You can download the Authority
to Compete application form from the Crufts website www.crufts.org.uk
Closing date for ATC applications:
23rd December 2013
EXHIBITING IN THE UK
Kennel Club regulations for the preparation of dogs for exhibition in the UK (Regulations as published by the Kennel
Club in the Year Book 2013/2014).
It is the exhibitors' responsibility to make themselves aware of the Rules and Regulations that appear in the show
schedule. In particular, they should be aware that:
No substance which alters the natural colour, texture or body of the coat may be present in the dog's coat for any purpose at
any time during the Show.
No substance which alters the natural colour of any external part of the dog may be present
on the dog for any purpose at any time during the Show.
Any other substance (other than water) which may be used in the
preparation of a dog for exhibition must not be allowed to remain in the coat or on any part of the dog at the time of exhibition.
No act or operation which alters the natural conformation of a dog or any part thereof may be performed except: a) Operations
certifed to the satisfaction of the General Committee of the Kennel Club; b) The removal of dew claws of any breed; c)
Operations to prevent breeding provided that such operations are notifed to the Kennel Club before neutered dogs are show;
Nor must anything be calculated in the opinion of the General Committee to deceive.