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Old 02-05-2013, 01:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So I'm entering my first conformation show this weekend. Anyone have any advice? I emailed the trial secretary and I guess they expect a pretty big turnout so I'm excited that there will at least be competition. This is my first conformation show where I'll be showing/handling. I've seen AKC style shows but wouldn't dare entering one lol.

We've been working on stacking and handling for about 3 weeks now. Here he is this past weekend. I'm probably the only person that trains his dog in the conformation ring with a tug lol.



Yes I know his front feet are a little east-west in the picture...but have you ever seen a happier dog in the conformation ring?
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Good luck! Do you know the pre-entry numbers? If it's a big show sometimes they will be posted on the UKC message boards.
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Good luck! Do you know the pre-entry numbers? If it's a big show sometimes they will be posted on the UKC message boards.
Had no idea they had those! I'm signing up day of. It's so cool! Where do I look for those? It's the Wisconsin Boston Terrier Association show being held in Wisconsin (redundant).
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This is where I look:

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Some clubs will post the pre-entry numbers a few days before the show, so that people thinking of entering day-of can see if there will be enough competition (or course you can have a dozen people enter day-of, but if there is pre-entries in your classes then you're guaranteed the competition you need).
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