Competing in Young Kennel Club heelwork to music competitions

YKC member competing in heelwork to music
There are various heelwork to music competitions held throughout the UK each year, a full list that can qualify you for Crufts will be updated shortly. For further information on these shows you can find out more on Find a Show.


The Young Kennel Club features two competitions at Crufts that do not have specific qualifying classes.

To enter these competitions, Young Kennel Club members must submit their highest score in standard Kennel Club classes. These classes are as follows:

  • Heelwork to Music Freestyle
  • Heelwork to Music Heelwork
What points to submit:

Each class can only use a score that you have gained in standard Kennel Club classes between: 01 January 2023 and 30 November 2023.

The submitted score must have been gained by the handler and dog combination wishing to enter Crufts.

Click here to submit the form. 


30th November 2023.