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Crufts 2018 early and late starts and changes of ring and order of judging

With an entry of over 21,000 dogs heading to the NEC to compete at Crufts 2018, arrangements have been reviewed to assist exhibitors.

Whilst judging will start at 9am in most rings, there are a number of breeds with early and late starts on all days. However, early starts have been kept to a minimum wherever possible. In addition, on Friday rings and order of judging have been changed which will affect mainly the terrier breeds.

Exhibitors are reminded to arrive at the show in good time, whatever the scheduled start time, to avoid traffic delays.

 

The following breeds have been allocated new rings:

Friday

Hall 1

Parson Russell Terrier moved from second in Ring 1 to first in Ring 3.

Sealyham Terrier moved from first in Ring 3 to second in Ring 1.

Skye Terrier moved from second in Ring 5 to third in Ring 1.

Jack Russell Terrier moved from second in Ring 2 to second in Ring 9, Hall 2.

Scottish Terrier moved from second in Ring 4 to first in Ring 9, Hall 2.

Norwich Terrier moved from second in Ring 11, Hall 2, to second in Ring 4, Hall 1.

Norfolk Terrier moved from fourth in Ring 11, Hall 2, to fourth in Ring 4, Hall 1.

Dandie Dinmont Terrier moved from third in Ring 11, Hall 2, to third in Ring 5, Hall 1.

Hall 2

Australian Terrier moved from first in Ring 11 to first in Ring 10.

Cairn Terrier moved from first in Ring 9 to second in Ring 10.

Bull Terrier and Bull Terrier Miniature moved from Ring 10 to Ring 11.

 

The following breeds have had their order of judging changed:

Friday           

Bloodhound followed by Saluki then Ibizan Hound in Hall 5, Ring 25.

 

The breeds with early and late starts are shown below:

Day 1 – Working and Pastoral Groups

Hall 1  Ring 2 – Border Collie (B) early start 8.30am.

            Ring 3 – Collie (Rough) (D) late start 10.00am.

            Ring 5 – Polish Lowland Sheepdog late start 10.00am.

            Ring 6 – Australian Shepherd late start 10.00am.

            Ring 7 – Bearded Collie (D) late start 9.30am.

Hall 2  Ring 10 – Australian Cattle Dog late start 10.00am.

            Ring 11 – Shetland Sheepdog (D) late start 9.30am.

            Ring 13 – Belgian Shepherd Dog (Tervueren) late start 10.00am.

            Ring 14 – Belgian Shepherd Dog (Groenendael) late start 10.00am.

Hall 4  Ring 15 – Briard late start 10.00am.

            Ring 16 – Samoyed late start 10.00a.m.

            Ring 17 – Swedish Vallhund late start 10.00am.

            Ring 19 – Old English Sheepdog late start 10.00am.

            Ring 21 – Lancashire Heeler late start 9.30am.

Hall 5 Ring 28 – Tibetan Mastiff late start 10.00am.

            Ring 29 – Leonberger early start 8.30am.

            Ring 30 – Bernese Mountain Dog early start 8.00am.

            Ring 31 – Dogue de Bordeaux late start 10.00am.               

            Ring 33 – Boxer early start 8.00am.         

            Ring 35 – Great Dane late start 9.30am.

 

Day 2 – Terrier and Hound Groups

Hall 1  Ring 1 – Lakeland Terrier early start 8.30am.

            Ring 2 – Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier early start 8.30am.

            Ring 3 – Parson Russell Terrier early start 8.30am.

            Ring 4 – Kerry Blue Terrier early start 8.30am.

            Ring 5 – Cesky Terrier early start 8.30am.

            Ring 6 – Welsh Terrier early start 8.30am.

            Ring 8 – West Highland White Terrier early start 8.30am.

Hall 2 Ring 10 – Australian Terrier late start 10.00am.

            Ring 12 – Border Terrier early start 8.30am.

            Ring 13 - Staffordshire Bull Terrier (D) early start 8.30am.

Hall 4  Ring 15 – Dachshund (Smooth Haired) late start 10.00am.

            Ring 16 – Dachshund (Wire Haired) late start 10.00am.

            Ring 17 - Dachshund (Miniature Smooth Haired) early start 8.30am.

            Ring 18 – Dachshund (Min Wire-Haired) late start 10.00am.

            Ring 22 – Whippet (B) early start 8.30am.

            Ring 23 - Dachshund (Miniature Long Haired) late start 10.00am.

Hall 5  Ring 26 – Deerhound late start 10.00am.

            Ring 27 – Otterhound late start 10.00am.

            Ring 28 – Borzoi late start 10.00am.

            Ring 29 – Beagle early start 8.00am.

            Ring 30 – Basset Fauve de Bretagne late start 10.00am.

            Ring 31 – Basset Griffon Vendeen (Grand) late start 10.00am.

            Ring 32 – Basset Hound early start 8.30am.

            Ring 34 – Rhodesian Ridgeback early start 8.30am

            Ring 35 – Cirneco Dell’Etna late start 11.00am.           

 

Day 3 – Utility and Toy Groups

Hall 1  Ring 1 – Keeshond late start 10.00am.

            Ring 2 – Miniature Schnauzer late start 10.00am.

            Ring 4 – Akita late start 9.30am.

            Ring 5 – Schipperke late start 10.00am.

            Ring 6 – Japanese Shiba Inu early start 8.30am.

            Ring 8 – German Spitz (Klein) late start 10.00am.           

Hall 2 Ring 10 – Poodle (Standard) late start 10.00am.

            Ring 11 – Poodle (Toy) late start 10.00am.

            Ring 12 – Poodle (Miniature) late start 10.30am.

            Ring 13 – Shih Tzu late start 10.00am.

            Ring 14 – Lhasa Apso late start 10.30am.

Hall 4 Ring 15 – Bulldog early start 8.00am.

            Ring 16 – French Bulldog early start 8.00am.

            Ring 18 – Tibetan Terrier early start 8.00am.

            Ring 22 – Pug (B) early start 8.30am.

            Ring 24 – Japanese Chin early start 8.30am.

Hall 5  Ring 25 – Chinese Crested early start 8.30am.

            Ring 26 – Bichon Frise early start 8.30am.

            Ring 27 – Chihuahua (Long Coat) early start 8.00am.

            Ring 29 – Papillon early start 8.30am.

            Ring 32 – King Charles Spaniel late start 10.30am.

            Ring 33 – Cavalier King Charles Spaniel (D) late start 9.30am.

            Ring 36 – Lowchen (Little Lion Dog) late start 10.30am.           

 

Day 4 – Gundog Group

Hall 1  Ring 1 – Spaniel (Irish Water) early start 8.30am.

            Ring 3 – Irish Setter (D) early start 8.30am.

            Ring 5 – Gordon Setter early start 8.30am.

            Ring 6 – English Setter early start 8.30am.

            Ring 7/8 – Pointer early start 8.30am.

Hall 2  Ring 9 – Spaniel (American Cocker) late start 10.00am.

            Ring 10 – Spaniel (Welsh Springer) early start 8.30am.

            Ring 11 – Spaniel (Field) early start 8.00am.

            Ring 14 – Spaniel (Cocker) (B) early start 8.30am.

Hall 4 Ring 15 – Weimaraner late start 10.30am.

            Ring 16 – German Shorthaired Pointer late start 10.00am.

            Ring 17 – Brittany late start 10.00am.

            Ring 18 – Hungarian Vizsla late start 10.00am.

            Ring 19 – Italian Spinone late start 10.30am.

            Ring 20 – Bracco Italiano late start 10.00am.

            Ring 21 –   Hungarian Wirehaired Vizsla late start 10.00am.

            Ring 23 – Retriever (Flat Coated) (D) late start 9.30am.

            Ring 24 – Retriever (Flat Coated) (B) early start 8.30am.

Hall 5 Ring 27/28 – Retriever (Golden) (D) early start 8.30am.

            Ring 29/30 – Retriever (Labrador) (D) early start 8.30am.

            Ring 31/32 – Retriever (Labrador) (B) early start 8.00am.

            Ring 33/34 – Retriever (Golden) (B) early start 8.00am.

            Ring 35 – Retriever (Chesapeake Bay) late start 10.30am.

2/12/2018