3rd Oct Champ Show cancelled
Announcement by the Chairman of the Standard Poodle Club:
Peter Little OBE on 10 July 2020
I am announcing that the Committee of the Standard Poodle Club has decided unanimously that we must cancel our Championship Show scheduled for 3 October 2020. Since announcing on 14 April that we hoped to host a rescheduled celebratory Show we have monitored developments. We have considered in detail the complex issues in trying to run a safe and enjoyable Show whilst there are continued restrictions on social distancing and need for some face coverings. We also take seriously the need to consider our many vulnerable officials and exhibitors at this time and “the Kennel Club expects Clubs and Societies to place the health and safety of everyone involved in a KC Licensed Event as paramount”. Despite some easing of restrictions we have with regret concluded this year’s Show cannot take place.
We are really sad to cancel this Show as it is the highlight of the Show Calendar for our wonderful Breed. I know this will disappoint some members and exhibitors but we are announcing the cancellation now to avoid further uncertainty. Any entry fees already paid will be refunded as previously stated. We intend to apply to run this cancelled show as well as our scheduled Championship Show in 2021, subject to Kennel Club permission.