2019 Show Information
How to Enter
You can enter your dog/s in the show On-line or by Postal Entry.
To enter by post, please download the entry form below and return to our the secretary by the closing date: Thursday 22 August 2019
For further enquires prior to entry please contact the secretary
Jackie Stubbs (Secretary)
198 Ballysillan Road
Online entries may be made on Fosse Data Systems
The deadline for online entries is: Thursday 29 August 2019
For enquiries regarding online entries, please contact
email: firstname.lastname@example.org TeL: +44 (0)1788 860960
How to Find Us
The show is being held at Eikon Exhibition Centre, Balmoral Park, Sprucefield, Halftown Road, Lisburn, BT27 5RF
Futher information on getting to the show is available on the Directions Page.
Change of Judge
Information about change of judge is published below:.
Judges List 2019
Information about judges for the 2019 Championship Show
Summary of Entries 2019
Order of Judging
Entrance passes will be posted to exhibitors using postal entries.
Approximately 2 weeks before the show you will be informed via email that your Exhibitors Passes are in your account.
You will receive your Exhibitors Passes at the appropriate time through your personal on-line account - Not through the post
Take these steps:
Login to your account and go to view my completed UK entries and follow the online instructions, you will need to print the passes as they are not accepted on your mobile phones.
If they are not received or there is an error with your passes please contact Fosse Data Systems direct - Telephone +44(0)1788 860 960
Parking & Entrance Fees
Exhibitors car park pre-paid with entries £5 per car
Exhibitors Car Park on day of show £5 per car
General Public Car Park £10 payable on the day (includes entry to Show for 2 adults/2 children)
Adults (walk in) £4
Senior Citizens/Children (walk in) £3
NB: No euros will be taken on the day.
Exhibitors displaying a Disabled Parking Pass MUST attach a photocopy of their official disabled badge to their entry form.
Disabled car parking is NOT free of charge, so please include the appropriate car parking fee. Exhibitors entering online MUST send the photocopy of their official disabled badge to Fosse Data Systems, clearly stating Belfast DSS and quoting their online entry form reference number.
Ring Numbers / Layout
The show is unbenched.
Ring Numbers can be collected from the stewards in the breed ring at the start of judging for your breed.
To assist our stewards in their work please do not request ring numbers for breeds yet to be judged other than for exhibits in stakes classes. Ring numbers for dogs entered only in stakes classes will be available from the appropriate breed ring.
A ring layout diagram (pdf) for the Logan Hall is available here.
Only undocked dogs and to comply with Northern Ireland legislation dogs docked prior to 1st January 2013 are permitted to enter the show.
We regret that we are UNABLE TO PROVIDE A TENT FOR UNENTERED DOGS at the Show.
NOT FOR COMPETITION entries will be accepted. Details of each dogs so entered must be recorded on the entry from and must be Kennel Club registered.
NO SPECTATOR DOGS ARE PERMITTED AT THIS SHOW
Dogs in vehicles, remedial action will be taken by show officials in the event of dogs being found in a distressed condition in motor vehicles or caravans.
Photography & Filming
The Show Management would like to bring the regulation on photography and filming to the attention of exhibitors, trade stands, press and visitors.
It is a condition of all those attending the event that no filming or other form of recording may be taken or made at the venue without express written permission of the Belfast Dog Show Society.
The taking of photographs in the show venue for sale or reward is strictly prohibited except with the written permission of the Belfast Dog Show Society, please contact the Secretary (email)
Press accredited photographers are provided with permission to take photographs ONLY for use in newspapers, magazines and internet sites - this is for news purposes only!
There is no objection to the general public taking photographs of general views of the show, provided that these are for private use.
Specific dogs may be photographed only with the approval of the exhibitor. No photography or filming is permitted in breed judging rings whilst judging is actually taking place. However, judges may allow it to happen at the end of classes or after the Challenge Certificate is awarded. Filming and flash photography is allowed from outside the rings at all times unless the operation of the camera is actually affecting exhibits. However, if a powerful flash unit is used or it is clear that exhibits are being affected, a ring steward or the judge is empowered to stop the person concerned.
Catering facilities are available at the venue from 7am, Breakfast to Afternoon Tea - Snack and coffee bars open all day.
Crufts 2019 Qualification
Belfast Dog Show Society has scheduled sufficient classes per breed to meet the Crufts 2019 qualification requirement in listed breeds.
Detailed entry qualifications.
Where to Stay
There is a wide range of accommodation available near the venue, early booking is advisable .
A comprehensive list of hotels, B&Bs and self catering accommodation can be found on the Where to Stay Page.
Ferries to Ireland
Belfast Dog Show Society has made provisions for a ferry concession to all exhibitors attending the championship dog show.
To take advantage of these concessions you will need to book online.
Click the events option and quote the event number BELFASTDOG
Select the FLEXI product to obtain the special rates.
Caravans and Motorhomes can be parked at Balmoral Park at a cost of £25 (€30) for one or two nights.
These passes must be PREPAID with your entry and are available for the Friday and Saturday nights only.
NB: Please note there are limited services available and all parking within the designated are on hardcore.
24 hours security is provided at the show site.
Join us at Ireland’s largest dog show!
All rings and trade stands are under the one roof of our excellent Eikon Centre venue.
Anyone wishing to avail of Stand Space at our forthcoming Championship show must complete an application form.
For further enquires please contact our Trade Stand Manager, Robert Matthew email
French Bulldogs will be judged by Miss N Cannon
YKC Stakes will be judged by Mrs J Crawford-Manton
Bearded Collies will now be judged by Mrs Ann Ingram
Due to unforeseen circumstances.
Mr Remi Czech will not be judging at this show.
Breeds will now be judged by:
Deerhound – Mr J Byrnes
Greyhound – Mr J Byrnes
Airedale Terriers – Mr J Byrnes
Bull Terrier – Mr J Byrnes
Min Bull Terrier – Mr J Brynes
Norfolk Terrier – Mr J Byrnes
Sealyham Terrier – Mr J Byrnes
Australian Silky Terrier - Mrs C A Ahern
Bolognese – Mrs C A Ahern
Italian Greyhound – Mrs C A Ahern
Japanese Chin Mrs C A Ahern
Lowchen – Mrs C A Ahern
Smooth Coat Chihuahua – Mrs C A Ahern
Chinese Crested – Mrs C A Ahern
Griffon Bruxellois – Mrs C A Ahern
Havanese - Mrs C A Ahern
King Charles Spaniel – Mrs C A Ahern
Maltese – Mrs C A Ahern
Min Pinscher – Mrs C A Ahern
Boston Terrier – Mrs J Crawford-Manton
Chow Chow – Mrs C A Ahern
Jap Spitz – Mrs J Crawford-Manton
Min Schnauzer – Mrs J Crawford-Manton
Briard Mrs J Crawford – Manton
Alaskan Malamute - Mrs J Crawford – Manton
German Pinscher - Mr J Byrnes
Leonberger – Mrs J Crawford-Manton
Neapolitan Mastiff – Mr J Byrnes
Russian Black Terrier – Mr J Byrnes
YKC Members Stakes – Mrs J Crawford-Manton
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Please note: Puppy Pens are NOT permitted in the Logan Hall during the show days.