Classes & Competitions


A class for everyone

Bring your dog and enter it into one of our classes or competitions. All dogs are welcome including the family pet, small, large, long, thin, pedigree or Heinz 57 variety ! There is a class for everyone.

This year, we are excited to announce the addition of the New Hall School Childrens’ arena!  This arena has its own set of classes especially for the little people in your family.  Anyone under the age of 16 is able to take their dog in any of the classes held in this ring.

Download and complete your entry form before the day and beat the queues by using our fast pass lane!

Download the entry form here

Classes start at 11:00 so arrive early to give yourself time to register

2018 Classes - Main Rings

  • Puppies 6-12 months Female / Puppies 6-12 months Male
  • Prettiest Female Small Dogs / Large Dogs
  • Most Handsome Male Small Dogs / Large Dogs
  • Best Crossbreed Adult Female / Best Crossbreed Adult Male
  • Best Pedigree Female / Best Pedigree Male
  • Finest Pair / Most Different Pair
  • Best Rescue Female / Best Rescue Male
  • Dog the judge would like to take home
  • The Best in Show – Grand Finale !

Download full schedule for class times

2018 New Hall School Children's Arena

  • Best Rescue Friend
  • Waggiest Tail
  • Most Loveable Puppy
  • Pooch and Child Fancy Dress
  • Best junior handler (under 11 years)
  • Best junior handler (12 to 15 years)

Download full schedule for class times

Other Competitions

  • the Gun Dog Scurry in the lake,
  • the Fun Dog Scurry over the straw bales,
  • Agility.

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All proceeds go to the Essex Community Foundation to support local charities.


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