A Few Notes Regarding WGDS Field Trials
Please Note: Before entering any Stake all entrants are required to be fully conversant with, and
agree to follow, both the Kennel Club Code of Conduct and Kennel Club ‘J’ Regulations
and their amendments, along with the Societies own Conditions of Entry
Copies of which can be found and downloaded from the WGDS website
Dogs entered at Kennel Club Licensed Field Trials must be registered at the Kennel Club in accordance with Kennel Club Regulations for Classification and Registration B.
Worcestershire Gundog Society may reserve the right to refuse any entry.
Substitution of dogs will not be accepted.
All dogs resident outside the UK 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.
If entries or nominations exceed the number of permitted runners, the right to compete in a Trial shall be decided by ballot.
Should circumstances so dictate the Society, in consultation with the judges, may alter arrangements as necessary. Such changes and the circumstances surrounding them will be reported to the Kennel Club.
No modification may be made to the schedule after publication except by permission of the Kennel Club, followed by advertisement in appropriate journals if time permits before the closing of entries.
Judges at a Trial are prohibited from entering a dog which is recorded in their ownership or part ownership.
Videography and photography will only be permitted with the express permission of the Chief Steward and the host.
Welfare of Dogs
An exhibitor (or competitor) 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
knowingly put their dogs’ health and welfare at risk by any action, default, omission or
otherwise. A breach of this Regulation may be referred to the Board for disciplinary action
under Kennel Club Rules and Regulations.
DOGS IN VEHICLES ON HOT DAYS
Your dog is vulnerable and AT RISK if left in a vehicle in high temperatures and even on days considered as slightly warm. Please take care of your dog. If your dog is found to be at risk forcible entry to your vehicle may be necessary without liability for any damage caused.
If a competitor, or anyone in their household has Covid-19 related symptoms or has tested positive for Covid-19 they must not attend the event and should self-isolate in line with government advice.