All show dates must be applied for in writing, on either club
headed paper or on a completed show date application form. On
receipt, the Kennel Club will produce a licence application
form which is forwarded to the society's secretary for
Licence application forms must be received at the Kennel Club no
later than six months prior to the date of the show.
First time applications to hold a Championship Agility show must
be considered by the Activities Sub-Committee. Applications
should be accompanied by a written proposal summarising the
experience of the proposed show management and the venue
The licence must be displayed at the show.
Two copies of the show schedule must be sent to the Kennel Club,
once published, and be received no later than three months
prior to the show date.
Two copies of the show schedule must be received at the Kennel
Club one month prior to the show date.
All schedules must conform to the Kennel Club specimen
Marked catalogues for the Championship Class(es) must be
received at the Kennel Club within fourteen days of the close
of the show. It is essential that dogs not gaining a clear
round in the final round are identified in the marked
catalogue, which is submitted to the Kennel Club.
Nomination forms must be received at the Kennel Club for
approval at least nine months prior to the date of the
For first time appointments, the nomination form must be
accompanied by a completed Judge's questionnaire, and must be
received at the Kennel Club, to be approved, at least eighteen
months prior to the date of the show.
The Kennel Club does not approve Open Show level judging
appointments. However, your society's show committee must be
satisfied that the person is qualified in accordance with
Kennel Club H Regulations. Invitations to judge
must include a declaration to be signed by the judge, stating that
they are so qualified.
The society must ensure that they have adequate cover for all
the society's activities. A current Public Liability Insurance
document must be clearly displayed at all Kennel Club licensed
6. Risk assessment
It is the responsibility of individual societies to undertake
their own risk assessment at all licensed shows, to cover all
likely eventualities, with respect to the health and safety of
all those who attend, and to fire prevention issues.
(Kennel Gazette notices July 2009 and March 2010).