President: J Robertson Esq Secretary: G R Haran Esq Directions to Lanark From the M8 take Junction 6 the A73 to Lanark. From the M74 (Junction 7, This is not the preferred route, the road is very bendy.) We recommend Junction 12 the A70 0r from the South Junction 13 the A73 From Edinburgh you can take the A71 or the A70 Lanark Market is only 9 miles further on from Wishaw. RUTHERGLEN CANINE CLUB Scottish Open Show Dog of the Year 2011 SCHEDULE OF 160 CLASS UNBENCHED “Valentine” Scottish Open Show Puppy of the Year 2011 To promote interest and involvement in Scotland's Open Shows, the Scottish Kennel Club has created two new competitions - Scottish Open Show Dog of the Year and Scottish Open Show Puppy of the Year. The first OPEN SHOW competitions will run from 1st January to 31st December 2011 and points for wins at General or Group Society Open Shows held in Scotland will be awarded as follows: OPEN SHOW DOG OF THE OPEN SHOW PUPPY OF THE (Held under Kennel Club Rules and Regulations) YEAR YEAR JUDGED ON THE GROUP SYSTEM in Win Points Win Points LANARK AGRICULTURAL CENTRE, Group 1st 4 Puppy Group 1st 4 Lanark, ML11 9AX Group 2nd 3 Puppy Group 2nd 3 on th Group 3rd 2 Puppy Group 3rd 2 SATURDAY, 12 FEBRUARY, 2011 Group 4th 1 Puppy Group 4th 1 Doors Opens 8.15 a.m. Judging Commences in Ring 1 with Veteran at 9.15, then all st 1 Place(Any Class) 3 1st Place(Any Class) 3 other Rings at 09.30am 2nd Place(Any Class) 2 2nd Place(Any Class) 2 rd rd Guarantors to the Kennel Club 3 Place(Any Class) 1 3 Place(Any Class) 1 Chairperson: Mr J Robertson, Broomknowe Cottage, Greenrig Road, Hawkslands, Lanark ML11 9QB Secretary: Mr G Haran, 2 Auchengree, Glengarnock, Ayrshire KA14 3BU Best Puppy in Show/Special Best Treasurer: Miss E McKnight, Broomknowe Cottage, Greenrig Road, Hawkslands, Lanark ML11 9QB 3 Puppy Reserve Best Puppy in 2 Hon Vet. Surgeons: Clyde Valley Veterinary Group, Tel: 01555 660000 (On Call if Required) Show/Reserve Special Best Puppy Show Manager & Safety Officer: Mr J Robertson First Aid Officer: Ms E McKnight Rules: 1) Open Shows must be held in Scotland. ENTRY FEES: £4.50 per Dog All subsequent entries with Same Dog £1.00; Junior Handling 50p per Class 2) Dog(s)/Owner(s) must be resident in Scotland when competing at the open shows. CATALOGUE: £3.00 Prepaid (A very limited supply available on the day @ £3.50) 3) Puppies must be between 6-12 months of age when competing at shows during 2011, ENTER THREE DOGS or MORE AND RECEIVE A FREE CATALOGUE but may be over 12 months of age at the final. MEMBERSHIP: £3.00 Single; £4.00 Joint 4) Points gained from ONE Group Society Open Show only may be included in points total. The Final All judges at this show agree to abide by the following statement: The finals of both competitions will be run on the match knockout system and held in 2012 with 48 dogs winning "In assessing dogs, judges must penalise any features or exaggerations which they consider would be detrimental to the the most points qualifying for the Scottish Open Show Dog of the Year competition, and the top 16 puppies soundness, health and well being of the dog". qualifying for the Scottish Open Show Puppy of the Year competition. Point Claim Forms will be available from The Scottish Kennel Club from December ENTRIES CLOSE: MONDAY 24th JANUARY 2011 (Postmark) Entries to: The Show Secretary Mrs L McLaughlan 31 Lochinver Crescent, Blantyre, Glasgow G72 0GT Tel: 01555 895299 ONLY UNDOCKED DOGS AND LEGALLY DOCKED DOGS MAY BE ENTERED FOR EXHIBITION AT THIS SHOW PLEASE NOTE:: Judging will take place in 2 different halls. RULES AND REGULATIONS 1. The Show will open at 8.15 a.m. 2. Dogs will be received at any time but it is the exhibitors responsibility to ensure that exhibits are available for judging when required. PROPOSED ORDER OF JUDGING 3. Judging will commence at 09.15 a.m.with Veteran, 09.30am in all other rings 4. Exhibits may be removed from the Show after their judging has been completed. The Show will close half an hour after all judging has been MARKET HALL completed. 5. The use of cooking stoves in the proximity of the tenting and benching areas is forbidden except as authorised by the Show Management. 6. ENTRY FEES: £4.50 per Dog , all subsequent entries with the same dog £1.00 . Junior Handling 50p per Class. The entry fees MUST be paid RING 1 :: Veteran, Flatcoats, Cockers,Goldens, GSP’s Terriers, BIS at the time of making entries. CATALOGUES: £3.00 Prepaid with entries. MEMBERSHIP FEES: Single £3.00; Joint £4.00; RING 2 :: Labs, Utility, Toys 7. PRIZE MONEY: There is no Prize Money at this Show. 8. The Committee reserves to itself the right to refuse entries. RING 3 :: Remainder of Gundogs 9. Puppies under six calendar months of age on the first day of the Show are not eligible for exhibition. 10. The mating of bitches within the precincts of the Show is forbidden. 11. BEST SPECIAL PUPPY : There is NO Best Puppy in Show Award. BEST SPECIAL PUPPY AWARD. Dogs Eligible to compete are the FOYER winners of classes 33, 51, 71, 94, 117, 132, 156 12. BEST IN SHOW: The dog declared Best in Show is a dog which has competed and is unbeaten by any other dog exhibited at the same Show. BEST OF BREED: Where a breed is separately classified a Best of Breed must be declared. Where separate classes are provided RING 4 :: Whippets followed by remaining Hounds for each sex of a breed a Best of each Sex must be selected from which the Best of Breed must be declared. BEST OF GROUP: Best of RING 5 :: Working, Pastoral Group and subsequent group placings must be selected from:- (a) The Best of Breed winners in each Group provided they are unbeaten winning dogs.. (b) The best unbeaten winning dog from Any Variety Not Separately Classified classes in each Group or on each day. BEST IN SHOW: Best in Show must be selected from the Best of Group winners provided they are unbeaten. Reserve Best in Show must be selected from the remaining Group winners following the selection for Best in Show. WITHDRAWAL FROM OTHER COMPETITION: Dogs which become eligible for Best of Group and Best in Show may be withdrawn from all other competition other than breed classes and Best of Breed prior to the competition for Best of Group and Best in Show in order to remain unbeaten. A dog beaten in competition for Best of Group or Best in Show may subsequently be exhibited in all competition for which it was previously eligible. The dogs declared Best in Enter the Show and Reserve Best in Show however, must not compete in any subsequent competition. PROVISO: For the purposes of this Regulation, dogs beaten in competition for Stud Dog, Brood Bitch, Progeny, Brace and Team or a Special Award confined to a single breed, will not be considered to be beaten dogs. Valentine Show 13. Exhibits will not be admitted to Group or Best in Show competition after a period of ten minutes has elapsed since the announcement that exhibits are required for judging, unless they have been unavoidably delayed by previous judging not being completed on time, and then only with the special permission of the Show Management. 14. No modifications will be made to this Schedule except by permission of the General Committee of the Kennel Club, which will be followed Stakes Classes!! by advertisement in the Canine Press wherever possible. 15. All exhibitors must be familiar with Kennel Club Regulation F (Annex B) Regulations for the preparation of Dogs for Exhibition. 16. All dogs resident outside the U.K. must be issued with a Kennel Club Authority to Compete number before entry to the show/event can be made. All overseas entries without an Authority to Compete number will be returned to the exhibitor/competitor.. 17. DOGS IN CARS ON HOT DAYS. Your dog is vulnerable and at risk during hot weather and the Kennel Club offers the following guidance to help guide you through the do's and don'ts travelling to and whilst at KC licensed events. o When travelling to a show please take a moment to consider whether the route to the show is on a busy holiday route, and leave earlier to avoid increased time in traffic jams. o If your vehicle is not air-conditioned seriously consider whether travelling to the show is a good idea at all. o The vehicle should be as fully ventilated as possible, and plenty of stops should be taken, with lots of water available to drink. Ensure your dog is not sitting in full sunlight. There should be plenty of free flowing air around the dog. When at the show, never leave your dog in the vehicle. Veteran Stakes :- 1st - £5, 2nd - £4, 3rd - £3, 4th - £2, 5th - £1 Keep the dog in the shade - take your own shade for example a large umbrella and always have plenty of water available to drink so your dog stays well hydrated. Chocolate Puppy Stakes :- Chocolates of varying degrees to 5th place Avoid your dog taking part in unnecessary exertion, or from standing in exposed sunlight for extended lengths of time. Remember, if you feel hot your dog is very likely to feel much hotter and dehydrated, and this could lead to dire results. Please look after Pink Surprise Stakes :- All things PINK to 5th place, your dog's welfare. WARNING: IF YOUR DOG IS FOUND TO BE AT RISK FORCIBLE ENTRY TO YOUR VEHICLE MAY BE NECESSARY WITHOUT LIABILILTY FOR ANY DAMAGE CAUSED. if you don’t enter you’ll never know!! Anyone whose dog is entered at a Kennel Club licensed event should take all reasonable steps to ensure the needs of their dog(s) are met, and should not put a dog's health and welfare at risk by any action, default, omission or otherwise. Breach of Kennel Club Regulations in this Valentine Stakes :- 1st - £10, 2nd - £5, 3rd - £3, 4th - £2, 5th - £1 respect may be referred to the General Committee for disciplinary action under Kennel Club Rules and Regulations. Right to Refuse Entries. Exhibitors/Competitors are reminded that show societies have the right under Kennel Club Regulation to refuse any entry. 18. Not for Competition: Not for Competition entries will be accepted. Details of each dog so entered must be recorded on the entry form and Bubbly Stakes :Bubbly of varying degrees to 5th place. must be Kennel Club registered 19. The entrance fee of a dog entered but not exhibited will be forfeited. 20 No dog other than one duly entered for competition will be allowed within the hall during the continuance of the Show. 21. The Committee will be most anxious for the care and safety of dogs and exhibitors and their property, but it must be clearly understood that the Committee cannot be responsible for the entire or partial loss or damage or detention of dogs or any other property whatsoever, nor for any act or omission of themselves, their officers, agents or others and it is on this understanding that entries are accepted. 22. Should any judge be unable to fulfil their engagement, the Committee reserves to itself the right to appoint others in their place, in such case exhibitors are at liberty to withdraw from competittion but no fees can be returned. 23. Any monies due to the Club, either entry fees or bank charges incurred through dishonoured cheques will be reported to the Kennel Club.