2024 DOGS NSW / Royal Canin International Spring Fair

DOGS NSW presents the 2024 Royal Canin “100th” International Spring Fair, held over three days from Friday 30th August to Sunday 1st September at DOGS NSW Grounds at The Bill Spilstead Complex for Canine Affairs, 44 Luddenham Road, Orchard Hills, with 8 International Judges, 5 of whom are judging in Australia for the first time. There are FCI CACIB show on Friday (which includes the newly introduced Veteran as well as the Junior CACIB) plus the FCI A20 show on Saturday, (both with FCI certificates for FCI recognised breeds), as well as Dogs Australia challenges for All Breeds.  The Dogs Australia Championship Show held on Sunday is also a Crufts Qualifier with BIG winners also receiving $50 cash donated by Petcover.

There are 9 Sweepstakes and both 3-6 & 6-12mth Sweepstakes over the 3 days with 1st place winners winning $25.00 Cash donated by Petcover.  All three age group Junior handler competitions plus  Lady & Gent Handlers will be during lunch and a Final Top Handler in Ring 1.

There are 21 Breed Specialties on Thursday, plus Obedience Trial & Agility competitions Saturday & Sunday!

Thursday 29th August:  21 Breed Specialties Shows  - AM and PM events

Friday 30th August: FCI CACIB Show: International Dog Show with attributions of the CACIB of the FCI - Federation Cynologique International (FCI). Classes: 1 (Baby), 3 (Puppy), 4 (Junior), 12 (Veteran), 5 (Intermediate), 11 (Open) & 21 (Champion) (dogs & bitches.- 

*FCI Classes per Dogs Australia Regulation Show: 9.7.1, Class 1: Baby Puppy - aged 3 & under 6 mths, Class 3: Puppy - aged 6 & under 12 mths, Class 4: Junior - aged 9 & under 18 mths, Class 5: Intermediate - 18 mths & under 36 mths, Class 11: Open - 15 mths & over that are not Champions, Class 21: Champion - the title must have been confirmed by the issue of a Registered Pedigree Certificate with the title added by the day of the official closing date of entries.

Note: A Champion that has not attained 15 months of age may not be awarded a CACIB

Friday also has a Neuter Championship Show that will be held during the Luncheon break, with General Specials prior to the FCI CACIB Show having $200 cash for BIS Neuter and $100 cash for RUBIS Neuter being donated by Petcover.

Plus, there is a “Spitz championship Show” being run in reverse alphabetical order to the FCI All Breeds Show in Ring 11 with judge, Mr Chris Woodrow (Qld)

Saturday & Sunday 2 – 3 September: Dogs Australia Classes to be judged: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 10, 11 and 18 (dogs & bitches)

No Dogs Australia Challenges will be awarded to Border Collies all 3 days due to their National being held in Qld. However, CACIB’s will be awarded to Border Collies on Friday at the FCI Show.

ENTRIES CLOSE – NO LATER THAN Wednesday 28 August 2024 at 10.00am.

DOGS NSW International Royal Canin Spring Fair 2024 Committee will conduct three All Breeds Championship Shows over the three days (Friday to Sunday), with each Show having unique requirements. To assist exhibitors, especially if you are entering the weekend for the first time, we have prepared information, which hopefully will make entering and understanding each show easy. Please click here to view.

The Committee is excited to announce that the Championship show, held on Saturday 2nd September, is approved as an official FCI A20 Show and is eligible to award A20 CAC’s (Challenge Certificates). To read more about the requirements and how these Champion Titles are awarded, please click here

Judging procedure for FCI CACIB show Friday 30th  August 

For a list of FCI Groups/Breeds please click here

Please note that CACIB can only be awarded to dogs over the age of 15 months. 

To view the Ring layout with Judges each day, please click here.  

To view the full schedule for Spring Fair please click here


SPRING FAIR SPORTING EVENTS- held on the German Shepherd Dog League Oval

Saturday 31st August
Obedience Trial - Entries close 28th  August.

Sunday 1st September
Agility Trial - Entries close 22nd  August

To view the schedules for the Sporting Events over the weekend, please click here

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