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SCRUFFTS COMPETITION COMES TO THREE ALL ABOUT DOGS SHOWS 2019

04/03/19

Scruffts is the nation’s favourite crossbreed competition and this year the first round of the Scruffts Heats will be coming to our Newbury, Newark and Hylands shows!

In search of crossbreeds with that extra something special, Scruffts is open to crossbreed dogs over the age of six months, with Scruffts rosettes awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in each class.

This year there are four classes to enter including:

  • Most Handsome Crossbreed Dog 6 months – 8 years
  • Prettiest Crossbreed Bitch 6 months – 8 years
  • Golden Oldie Crossbreed 8 years or over
  • GCDS Crossbreed Class (for entrants that have a GCDS certificate at any level)
 

The Scruffts Heats will take place at the Newbury show on Sunday 14th April, Newark on Sunday 21st April and Hylands on Sunday 26th May.

Registration will be from 10.30am and Judging will commence at 12.30pm. Entry to each class is £2.

 

Eligibility for entry:

  • Scruffts is a competition for crossbreed dogs only (As of 1st April 2016 the Kennel Club has recognised the Jack Russell Terrier a pedigree breed. Therefore Jack Russell Terriers who are fully registered with the Kennel Club will not be eligible for Scruffts.)
  • Dogs must be over 6 months of age to enter a Scruffts class
  • Dogs over 12 years of age who wish to enter the class Golden Oldie will be subject to show organiser’s discretion
  • Scruffts rosettes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in each class. Only 1st place winners in each class are eligible for the Final at Crufts 2020, however, in the event of a 1st place winner not being able to attend the final then 2nd or 3rd place winners will be invited to attend in their place.

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