YKC Handling & Obedience Training

We will be holding handling and obedience training both on Saturday 6 July and Sunday 7 July at the Boston Championship Show held at Rutland Showground. YKC members can either come along and train for one day or both days. Great weekend to brush up your skills for the competing months ahead or getting started. Fun team games to take part in and meet new friends! You can also camp at the show and can be pre booked via fosse data or you can pay on arrival.

Further information

Date: Saturday 6 July  

Venue: Boston Championship Show - Rutland Showground, Burley Park Way, Oakham, LE15 6US 

Start Time: 9:00am 

Finish Time: 2:45pm 

Dogs: Dogs ages for each training: 

Handling: Minimum dog age 6 months 

Obedience: Minimum dog age 6 months 

YKC Members:

Open to all YKC Members aged 6-24 years. If the member is under 18 years of age, then one accompanying parent/guardian must attend at no charge.  Must be a fully paid-up member to attend.  


£20 Training per day 

£6.00 Crufts Handling Qualifier to pay on the day. 


Dog Activities: Handling and Obedience  

Team Time: Fun team games for members to take part in. 

8:30am Registration  

9:00am – 9:45am – Training Session One  

9:45am – 10:00am - Break 

10:00am – 10:45 – Training Session Two  

10:45am – 11:45am – Team Game 

11:45am – 1:00pm - Lunch 

1:00pm – 1:45pm – Training Session Three 

1:45pm – 2:00pm - Break 

2:00pm – 2:45pm – Training Session Four or Handling Qualifier 

2:45pm - End. 

Extra Information: 

Training will take place outdoors on grass, please wear appropriate clothing for the weather. Please bring water bottles, we do not supply lunch, but there will be food outlets onsite and close to the showground. You can bring umbrellas or sunshade shelters and chairs. 

Venue Facilities:
  • Outdoor Training rings 
  • Toilets / Showers 
  • Food/Drinks Vans 
  • Free Parking 
  • Camping and Caravans – pitches available you can book via Fosse Data or pay the site warden on arrival.

Terms and conditions

Please ensure you have read the event terms and conditions.

Dog Welfare 

  • Dogs must be at least 6 months old to attend this training session
  • Dogs must be on a lead unless training requires them to be off lead
  • No person shall carry out harsh handling of their dog at any time during the event 
  • No dog that has contracted or been knowingly exposed to any infectious or contagious disease during the 21 days prior to the event, or which is suffering from a visible condition that adversely affects its health or welfare is to be brought to the event
  • Please make sure you clear up after your dog at the venue

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