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The Border Collie Club of New South Wales Inc

The Border Collie Club of NSW Inc will be hosting the 5th Border Collie National Championships in Sydney, Australia from the 10th to the 13th October 2019. Join us as this prestigious event returns to Sydney to celebrate all things Border Collie, including Conformation, Herding, Agility, Jumping & Games, Obedience, Rally O and Dances with Dogs!

The inaugural Australian Border Collie National took place in 2006 in Sydney and is now hosted on a rotational basis by a different Border Collie state club associated with the National Border Collie Breed Council - an affiliate of the Australian National Kennel Council Ltd (ANKC).

International Visitors Check-In

If you're travelling to our Nationals from overseas, we'd love to know you are coming! This will greatly assist us in catering and keeping you informed as the event nears. Follow the link to 'check-in' .....  THIS CHECK-IN WILL CLOSE 1st OCTOBER - DON'T DELAY!

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View the Full National Schedule - Click Here!

For exhibitor convenience, full schedules for each individual discipline have also been compiled.  They are available for download on the National Details page...

With thanks to our Sponsors:

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Busy? Here's what you need to know at a glance...

Action Items Now Underway:

  • International Visitor Check-ins - via website. Closes 1st October!
  • Presentation Dinner Bookings - exhibitors with Online Entries; guests via email. See National Details page for more information. All bookings must be made and paid for by 20th September (new extended closing date!)
  • Online Entries - NOW OPEN via ShowManager (Breed, Obedience & Rally O) and K9Entries (Herding & Agility, Jumping & Games). Postal entries also available. See National Details page for schedules. All entries close 10th September!!
  • Merchandise pre-orders are NOW OPEN and will close midnight 22nd September! Items will also be on sale over the National weekend...
  • NEW! Most Versatile Border Collie award - nominations will open mid-September via email. See National Details page for more information.
  • Don't forget to put together your Parade of Veterans write-ups and Judy Vos Memorial Breeders Team Challenge entries...

And some other ongoing items:

  • Major Raffle - tickets on sale NOW and up until the National weekend!
  • Schedules available via the National Details page...

NEED MORE INFORMATION?

Updates for the National events, including schedule, are posted on the National Details page!  The Visitor Information page has useful details for all our visitors, including International guests!

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Pleased to report we are now ready to accept nominations for MOST VERSATILE BORDER COLLIE for the upcoming 5th National!!

To be eligible, dogs must be entered in 3 separate disciplines (due to high skills crossover, Obedience & Rally are counted as ONE discipline as is Agility/Jumping/Games).
Calculated on a point score system, with first points being allocated from just a qualifying score... See attached flier for more info...

**FREE ENTRY**

Email Lynne Cook at lcook52@hotmail.com to register your dog for consideration for this special award - please advise FULL name of dog & owner (as you have entered them) as well as which classes you have entered in to help in our paperwork.

Nominations will remain open until the lunch break Saturday of the National. Winner to be announced at the Presentation Dinner.

Many thanks to Kristen Hughes for her generous sponsorship of this award in memory of a very special Border Collie <3
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Attention Obedience and Rally O Exhibitors.

Apologies - now updated to reflect correct classes to be judged.

Thank you so very much for your fabulous entry at the 5th Border Collie National. As a result of the large entry we are pleased to announce the addition of the following two judges:

OBEDIENCE: Ms Linda Dibbin
RALLY O: Mr Charlie Giles

The breakdown of classes will be announced shortly and we thank our two additional judges as well as our other judges:

Mr Ross Carlson: Obedience
Ms Vicki Harris: Rally O

Stay tuned for more updates as they happen
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You still have some time to book your Presentation Dinner tickets, but as online entries are closed you will need to email courtneyspencer@bigpond.com direct to book and pay.

TICKETS ARE ESSENTIAL and must close soon. No formal table bookings required - just pay for yourself - this will be a relaxed buffet style dinner, followed by a formal presentation of major awards.

Presentation Dinner is on Sun 13th Oct from 7pm. The Hubertus Club is only 10mins drive from the Dogs NSW grounds. See 5th National website for more details...
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Hi Everyone,

One final friendly reminder that catalogue advertising needs to be sent to Courtney at courtneybutler@bigpond.com by MIDNIGHT TONIGHT (AEST).

Unfortunately, if you are unable to send through your completed advert by this time they will not be included in the catalogue. There is still a significant amount of work required to get these ready for your viewing in a couple of weeks which means a very strict 'no exceptions' deadline.

Thank you for your continued support of such a wonderful event and if you have any questions please do feel free to send Courtney a DM or email.
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