Crufts Heelwork to Music Semi-Finals update

Following Rugby Dog Training Club’s decision to no longer host the Crufts Heelwork to Music Semi Finals and the decision of a society to stop holding its 2 premier competitions The Kennel Club has decided to trial a new system over the coming year as follows:

  • The remaining 10 Premier competitions will continue as usual but only ONE dog and handler team will be awarded a place directly to Crufts in each of the two divisions
  • As the year progresses, if the top placed dog and handler team have already obtained their Crufts Qualifier then it will be offered down to the next unqualified dog and handler team, as per the previous system
The rules on the Crufts website will be updated in due course to reflect these changes.