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Crufts Inter-Regional Team Manager For Rally Sought

The Kennel Club is calling for anyone interested in becoming a Rally Inter-Regional Team Manager to get in touch.

The Inter-Regional Rally event is due to take place for the first time in 2017 and is a competition between teams from Scotland, Northern Ireland, North, Midlands, Wales, South East & East Anglia, and South & South West.

The Kennel Club is now inviting applications from interested parties who would like to be considered for the position of a Crufts Rally Inter-Regional Team Manager, for the period up to and including Crufts 2019.

Each team manager appointment is for a three year period and must fulfil the following criteria:


Team selection process

Team managers will host at least one team selection event to which dogs and handlers are invited to attend, through an application process that is clearly advertised throughout their area.

The application form will contain the following information:

  1. Dog and handler details
  2. List of awards achieved during the year
  3. The class level applied for.

Once a team is selected, the manager shall host at least one team training session to build team spirit, to ensure all members are suitably acquainted with the tests and requirements for the day.

Expectations for competition day

Richard Kebble (Crufts Chief Obedience & Rally Steward) and Sue Garner (Event Coordinator) are happy to speak to potential applicants. Initial contact can be made via email to or

Those interested should send their applications to Cathy Guiver, Crufts Office, The Kennel Club, Clarges Street, Piccadilly, London, W1J 8AB or via email to by 11th April 2016.