Open Show Schedule 2022

South Wales Papillon Club




Schedule of 25 Class Unbenched

Open Single Breed Show

(held under Kennel Club Limited Rules and Regulations)


Held in conjunction with South Western Toy Dog Club Open Show

Junction 24 Ltd, Sedgemoor Auction Centre, The Regional Rural Business Centre, Market Way, North Petherton, Somerset.  TA6 6DF


On Sunday 20th March, 2022

Show Opens    9.00am            Judging: After SWTDC judging (not before 11.00am)


Only undocked dogs and legally docked dogs may be entered for exhibition at this show


Judge: Ms. Alex Forth (Omegaville)


Jurisdiction and responsibilities

The Officers and Committee members of the society holding the licence are deemed responsible for organising and conducting the show safely and in accordance with the Rules and Regulations of The Kennel Club and agree to abide by and adopt any decision of the Board or any authority to whom the Board may delegate its powers subject to the conditions of Regulation F17.  In so doing those appointed as officers and committee members accept that they are jointly and severally responsible for the organisation of the show and that this is a binding undertaking (vide Kennel Club General Show Regulations F4 and F5).


All Judges at this show agree to abide by the following statement:

“In assessing dogs, judges must penalise any features or exaggerations which they consider would be detrimental to the soundness, health and well being of the dog”.


Hon Veterinary Surgeon (On call):

Quantock Veterinary Hospital, Quantock Terrace, The Drove, BRIDGWATER.

TA6 4BA.  Telephone: 01278 450080


Entries close:                Monday 21st February, 2022 (1st class postmark)


Entries to be made to the Show Administrator:

Miss. S. Orchard, Portway Cottage, Ashill,

Cullompton, Devon.  EX15 3NU

Telephone: 01884 840324


If a competitor, or anyone in their household, has Covid-19 related symptoms or has tested positive for Covid-19 they must isolate in line with Government advice. The competitor must not attend the event

South Wales Papillon Club


President: Mrs. Joan Wheeler                 Patron: Mrs. Pat Munn

Vice Presidents:

Mr. R Banfield, and Mrs. J. Banfield

Life Members: Miss. G. Orr, Mrs. B Phillips, Mr. & Mrs. Richards,

 Mr. L Thomas, Mrs. L Thomas, Mrs. Tidey and Mr. P Wheeler


Chairman: Mrs. Sue Stanbury                 Secretary: Mr. Len Stanbury

Treasurer: Mr. Len Stanbury                   Vice Chairman: Vacant

Show Manager: Mrs. Jo Sellick

Assistant Secretary: Vacancy                                  First Aider: Mrs. Michelle Osborne

Fire/Safety Officer: Miss. Kathryn Sellick              Welfare: Mrs. Judith Walklett

Mrs. June Gummer, Mrs. Irene Jennings, Mrs. Michelle Osborne, Mrs. Jo Sellick,

Miss. Katherine Sellick, Mrs. Valerie Sparkes, Miss. Margaret Unwin and Mrs. Judith Walklett


Cup Steward: Mrs. Michelle Osborne


Society Rosettes and Cards for:

Best in Show, Reserve Best in Show, Best Puppy in Show,

Reserve Best Puppy in Show, Best Veteran in Show and Best Phalene in Show (from Phalene Classes), 1st to 5th place in All Classes


Entry Fees:

Members:                              £5.00 first entry for each dog

Non-Members:                     £6.00 first entry for each dog

All subsequent entries with the same dog £1.00

Not For Competition           £2.00 per dog (full details must be given)

Junior Handling:  £1.00

Catalogues:                          £3.00 (£3.50 on day – limited number)


Entries close:        Monday 21st February, 2022 (1st class postmark)

Qualifying Date:  Monday 14th February, 2022

Please: Make cheques and PO’s payable to “South Wales Papillon Club”

(Do not send cash)


Rosette Donation

Any donations are always appreciated, or you may prefer to sponsor a class £4.00 for 1st to 5th rosettes.  If a specific class is already sponsored, your contribution will either be re-allocated to another class or to the general fund.  If you wish to make a donation, please send it with your entry.  Those who do will be thanked in the catalogue.


A Puppy Walk will take place during the lunch break, after the Junior Handling.

All participants must be entered NFC with full details, or have registered with the Secretary as a Spectator Dog.


Why not enter South Western Toy Dog Club Open Show, there are 10 Papillon classes (Supported by South of England Papillon Club), and the judge is Ms M. Skarulska (Maganyork).  Schedules can be downloaded from www.cavalierimpressions.co.uk

Ms Alex Forth (Omegaville International Show Dogs)

I am delighted and honoured to have the membership vote to judge the forthcoming Club Open Show.

The Papillon breed to me is a mixture of the best of breed type beautiful to look at and watch as they power around the ring with ease and lightness, with an amazing head piece, a large heart in a small package and that wonderful pure silk coat.

Their amazing intelligence and willingness to please their owner is a joy to have on the end of the lead.

I have had the most amazing Papillons to show.  I can never forget Ch Omegaville Make Me A Petitchien 14 CC's BISS, the wonderful Lucy and her brother Int Ch Omegaville Ima Petitchien.  Ch Connection I Know Nothing, Noah who came to me in Spain from Vesa Toivanen as a raw youngster, and went on to win titles and Groups, and a few others that went on to their titles or CC winners.

I currently award CC's in Lhasa Apsos and Chinese Cresteds.

At Open show level I judge the toys and Toy Group, Utility Breeds etc.

This appointment to judge the breed that I love and hold dear to my heart and spending the day amongst breed fanciers and having the opportunity to access their dogs, is one I greatly look forward to.

I look forward to seeing you all on the day.



Judge:  Ms. Alex Forth (Omegaville)


1.             Minor Puppy Dog                            13.          Minor Puppy Bitch

2.             Puppy Dog                                        14.          Puppy Bitch

3.             Junior Dog                                         15.          Junior Bitch

4.             Yearling Dog                                     16.          Yearling Bitch

5.             Novice Dog                                       17.          Novice Bitch

6.             Graduate Dog                                   18.          Graduate Bitch

7.             Post Graduate Dog                          19.          Post Graduate Bitch

8.             Limit Dog                                          20.          Limit Bitch

9.             Open Dog                                          21.          Open Bitch

10.          Veteran Dog                                     22.          Veteran Bitch

11.          Special Open Phalene Dog             23.          Special Open Phalene Bitch

12.          Special Dog Born or Resident       24.          Special Bitch Born or Resident

                in Wales                                                             in Wales

25.          Progeny




Junior HandlingJudge: Mrs. Margaret Orchard (Panspayon)


To be judged during the lunch break


26.          6 – 11 Years                                     27.          12 – 16 Years


Papillon Junior Handler Of The Year Competition

Those placed in Junior Handling classes should complete an awards position card and hand it in to the Club Secretary’s table on the day.  These points will then go towards the Junior Handler of the year award.




1.        The show will open 9.00 am.

2.        Dogs will be received at any time, but it is the exhibitor’s responsibility to ensure that exhibits are available for judging when required.

3.        Judging will commence on the completion of the judging for South Western Toy Dog Club Open Show.

4.        Exhibits may be removed from the show after their judging has been completed.  The show will close half an hour after judging has been completed.

5.        Entry Fees: £5.00 Members First Entry per Dog, £6.00 Non-Members First Entry per Dog.  Second and subsequent entries with same dog £1.00. Not for Competition £2.00 per dog Membership Fees: Single £5.00 Joint (2 people) £7.50 Catalogues: £3.00 if prepaid with entries, £3.50 on day, £4.00 for a posted marked catalogue (UK).

6.        There is no prize money on offer at this show.

7.        The committee reserves to itself the right to refuse entries.

8.        Puppies under six calendar months of age on the first day of the show are not eligible for exhibition.

9.        The mating of bitches within the precincts of the show is forbidden.

10.     Best Puppy in Show – Where a Best Puppy in Show competition is scheduled the Best Puppy in Show is a puppy which has competed and is unbeaten by any other puppy exhibited at the same show. A puppy is a dog of six and not exceeding twelve calendar months of age on the first day of the Show.  Where the Best in Show is a puppy it may, at the discretion of the judge, be awarded Best Puppy in Show respectively.  Where the Reserve Best in Show is a puppy which has only been beaten by an adult dog it may, at the discretion of the judge be Best Puppy in Show respectively.  Consequently, selection of Best Puppy in Show must follow the selection of Best in Show respectively.

11.     Best in Show – Best in Show must be selected from the exhibits declared Best of Sex. If a Reserve Best in Show is to be selected, the eligible dogs are those declared Best Opposite Sex and the Reserve Best of Sex to the exhibit declared Best in Show.

12.     Exhibits will not be admitted to Best in Show competition after a period of ten minutes has elapsed since the announcement that exhibits are required for judging, unless they have been unavoidably delayed by previous judging not being completed on time, and then only with the special permission of the Show Management.

13.     Exhibitors must not pick up dogs by their tails and leads when lifting them nor handle a dog in a manner which causes its feet not to touch the ground when on the move. This is not acceptable. Exhibitors should note that such practice would constitute harsh handling and reports of such practice will be referred to the Committee under Kennel Club Show Regulation F11.

14.     All exhibitors must be familiar with Kennel Club Regulation F (Annex B) Regulations for the Preparation of Dogs for Exhibition.

15.     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.


Your dog is vulnerable and at risk during hot weather and the Kennel Club offers the following guidance to help guide you through do’s and don’ts travelling to and whilst at KC licensed events.

·               When travelling to a show please take a moment to consider whether the route to the show is on a busy holiday route, and leave earlier to avoid increased time in traffic jams.

·               If your vehicle is not air-conditioned seriously consider whether travelling to the show is a good idea at all.

·               The vehicle should be as fully ventilated as possible, and plenty of stops should be taken, with lots of water available to drink.

·               Ensure your dog is not sitting in full sunlight.  There should be plenty of free flowing air around the dog.

·               When at the show, never leave you dog in the vehicle.

·               Keep the dog in the shade – take your own shade for example a large umbrella and always have plenty of water available to drink so your dog stays well hydrated.

·               Avoid your dog taking part in unnecessary exertion, or from standing in exposed sunlight for extended lengths of time.

Remember, if you feel hot your dog is very likely to feel much hotter and dehydrated, and this could lead to dire results.  Please look after your dog’s welfare.

WARNING:  If your dog is found to be at risk forcible entry to your vehicle may be necessary without liability for any damage caused.

17.     Anyone 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 put a dog’s health and welfare at risk by any action, default, omission or otherwise. Breach of Kennel Club Regulations in this respect may be referred to the Board for disciplinary action under the Kennel Club Rules and Regulations. The use of pinch collars, electronic shock collars, or prong collars, is not permitted at any show licensed by the Kennel Club. This shall apply at the venue or within the precincts of the show.

18.     Not for Competition entries will be accepted.  Details of each dog so entered must be recorded on the entry form and must be Kennel Club registered.  Puppies over 4 months old may be entered NFC, but must have completed their inoculation course.

19.     No modifications will be made to the schedule except by permission of the Board of the Kennel Club, which will be followed by advertisement in the Canine press wherever possible.

20.     Best Veteran in Show – Best Veteran in Show is a veteran which has competed, and is unbeaten by any other veteran exhibited at the same show.  A veteran is a dog of not less than seven years of age on the first day of the show.  Where the Best in Show is a veteran, it may, at the discretion of the judge be awarded Best Veteran in Show respectively.  Where the Reserve Best in Show is a veteran, which has only been beaten by a dog under seven years of age, it may, at the discretion of the judge be declared Best Veteran in Show respectively.

21.     Best Phalene in Show – Best Phalene in Show, will be judged from the winners of class 11 (Special Open Phalene Dog) and class 23 (Special Open Phalene Bitch).

22.     Should any judge be prevented from fulfilling their engagement, the Committee reserves to themselves the right of appointing other judges to fulfil their duties. Exhibitors are at liberty to withdraw from competition but no entry fees can be refunded.

23.     Any owner, competitor or other person in charge of a dog, is required to remove, as soon as possible, any fouling caused by their dog(s) at any Kennel Club licensed venue and within the environs of that event, including car parks and approaches.  Adequate receptacles for the disposal of such fouling will be provided.

24.     The Committee will do its utmost to ensure the safety of the dogs brought for exhibition, but it must be clearly understood by exhibitors, and all other persons at the Show that the Committee will not be responsible for the loss or damage to any dogs or property, or personal injury whether arising from accident or any other cause whatsoever.

25.     An announcement prior to the date of closing in Our Dogs of any alteration or addition made by the Committee to the schedule or in these Rules shall be sufficient notice thereof.

26.     All children must be kept under control, and parents will be held responsible for any damage caused and charges incurred.

27.     Please do not obstruct gangways with cages, pens, grooming tables, trolleys and dogs.  Storage space will be made available for trolleys /cages.

28.     If in the opinion of the Show Secretary, Show Manager or Judge, any dog is considered not in a fit state for exhibition owing to a disease, savage disposition, or any other cause, the dog may be excluded or removed from the show, the dog must not be brought into the Show at any time under any circumstances.  No animal other than an exhibit duly entered at the show will be allowed within the precincts of the show during its continuance.

28.   The owner, exhibitor, handler or other person in charge of a dog at a Kennel Club licensed event must at all times ensure that the dog is kept under proper control whilst at the licensed venue, including its environs, car parks and approaches.  This regulation applies before (at any time during the set-up period at the venue), during the event and afterwards (at any time during the breakdown of the event).

29.   A dog may be disqualified by the Board from any award, whether an objection has been lodged or not, if proved amongst other things to have been a) registered or recorded as having been bred by the scheduled judge, this shall not apply to a judge appointed in an emergency; b) exhibited without payment of the appropriate entry fees.

30.   Every exhibitor shall ensure that whilst the dog is being exhibited, its handler shall display the correct ring number.




In the following definitions, a Challenge Certificate includes any Show award that counts towards the title of Champion under the Rules of any governing body recognised by the Kennel Club.  Wins at Championship Shows in breed classes where Challenge Certificates are not on offer shall be counted as wins at Open Shows.  In the case of a dog owned in partnership and entered in Members' classes or competing for Members' Specials each partner must at the time of entry be a member of the Society.  In estimating the number of awards won, all wins up to and including the seventh day before the date of closing of postal entries shall be counted when entering for any class i.e.. Monday 14th February, 2022.  Wins in Variety classes do not count for entry in Breed classes, but when entering in Variety classes, wins in both Breed and Variety classes must be counted.  First prizes awarded in any classes defined as Special do not count towards eligibility.

If an exhibitor reports before the judging of a class or classes that a dog has been entered which is ineligible, the exhibitor may choose one of the following options: -

1)             Withdrawal:  The dog may be withdrawn from competition subject to the conditions of Regulation F.(1).19.

2)             Transfer:

a.        If a dog is ineligible for a class or classes as regards its colour, sex, weight or height the Show Secretary shall transfer it to the equivalent class or classes for the correct colour, sex, weight or height and, in the event of there being no equivalent class, Minor Puppy and Puppy excepted to the Open class for the correct colour, sex, weight or height.

b.        For an exhibit entered incorrectly in a Minor Puppy Class, Puppy Class or Junior Class, which is over age but under twelve calendar months of age, eighteen calendar months of age or twenty-four calendar months of age respectively, the Show Secretary shall transfer the exhibit to the Puppy Class, Junior Class or Yearling Class respectively for the correct colour, sex, weight or height and in the event of there being no Puppy, Junior or Yearling Class to the Open class for the correct colour, sex, weight or height.

c.        For any reason other than the above, the Show Secretary shall transfer it to the Open class for the correct colour, sex, weight or height.

d.        If an exhibit arrives late and misses a class, even if it is the only class in which the dog is entered, the dog may not be transferred to any other class.


Minor Puppy:       For dogs of six and not exceeding nine calendar months of age on the first day of the Show.

Puppy:                   For dogs of six and not exceeding twelve calendar months of age on the first day of the Show.

Junior:                   For dogs of six and not exceeding eighteen calendar months of age on the first day of the Show.

Yearling:                For dogs of twelve and not exceeding twenty-four calendar months of age on the first day of the Show.

Novice:                   For dogs which have not won a Challenge Certificate/CACIB/CAC/Green Star or three or more First Prizes at Open and Championship Shows (Minor Puppy, Special Minor Puppy, Puppy and Special Puppy classes excepted, whether restricted or not).

Graduate:              For dogs which have not won a Challenge Certificate/CACIB/CAC/Green Star or four or more First Prizes at Championship Shows in Graduate, Post Graduate, Minor Limit, Mid Limit, Limit and Open classes, whether restricted or not where Challenge Certificates were offered for the breed.

Post Graduate:      For dogs which have not won a Challenge Certificate/CACIB/CAC/Green Star or five or more First Prizes at Championship Shows in Post Graduate, Minor Limit, Mid Limit, Limit and Open classes, whether restricted or not where Challenge Certificates were offered for the breed.

Limit:                     For dogs which have not become show Champions under The Kennel Club Regulations or under the rules of any governing body recognised by The Kennel Club, or won 3 or more CC/CACIB/CAC/Green Stars or won 7 or more First Prizes in all at Championship Shows in Limit or Open Classes confined to the Breed, whether restricted or not at Shows where Challenge Certificates were offered for the breed.

Open:                                     For all dogs of the breed for which the class is provided and eligible for entry at the Show.

Veteran:                 For dogs of not less than seven years of age on the first day of the Show.

Special Open Phalene:          For any dog / bitch of this variety.

Special Open Dog / Bitch Bred or Resident in Wales:   For any dog / bitch bred or resident in Wales.

Progeny:                For a dog or bitch, accompanied by at least three of its registered progeny.  The dog or bitch not necessarily entered in another class however, all progeny having been entered and exhibited in another class. The dog or bitch and the progeny need not be registered in the same ownership.  Exhibits declared Best of Sex, who are entered in this class and are subsequently beaten will NOT be disqualified from competing for Best in Show.

Junior Handling:  Entrants in these classes, need not handle the dog in another class, but the dog must be entered in another class other than Junior Handling.  Junior Handlers name must be given on the entry form.

Advisory Notice

Not For Competition:           Societies may at their discretion, accept Not for Competition entries.  Societies may accept such entries from breeds of dog not included within the title of the Society and at Shows held over more than one day, such entries may be accepted on any day from any breed.  Puppies over 4 months old may be entered NFC, but must have completed their inoculation course.












In case of emergency SHOW DAY ONLY contact

Sue on: 07850530201




The South Wales Papillon Club AGM will take place, immediately following the completion of all judging.



Why not join us?  We always welcome new members.

Please contact the Secretary:  Mr. L. Stanbury, 2 The Barton Cottages,

Sowton Village, EXETER.  EX5 2AF for an application form.

Membership:        Single £5.00 – Joint (2 people) £7.50

Membership runs from 1st January to 31st December



Visit our Website at:  www.southwalespapclub.com


Championship Show – Saturday 8th October, 2022


Judge: Mrs. Joan Savage (Abbeyton)



Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Powys LD2 3SY

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