At the discretion of the Superintendent, classes may be combined.
The Superintendent will refuse to coop, pen or have judged any ailing, unthrifty or inferior specimen.
Contestants must report by 7:30 AM Saturday. The show will be held in the Livestock Tent near the Jordan Sheep Barn. Exhibitors and their dogs must enter the grounds through the Security Gate. Dogs must be shown in appropriate Fitting and Showing, and Obedience Classes. Exhibitors must enroll their dog on the Intent to Show Form by June 1st with their County Cooperative Extension Office. Health sheets including a current rabies certificate must be presented to the Superintendent prior to the show. Members are solely responsible for grooming and handling of their dogs at all times. Dogs must be at least 6 months old at the time of the show. Dogs must be kept under control when not in the show ring. Dogs in heat or who are ill are not allowed at 4H shows under any circumstances. NO electric or prong collars allowed on the show grounds. No gentle leaders will be allowed in the show ring
All New Hampshire 4H Dog Program Rules apply. Rules can be found in the NH guide for Dog Shows and the NH Guide for 4-H Dog Show Judges.
4H Dress Code: Uniform is a clean white collared dress shirt, blouse and green pants, culottes, skirt, dress shorts or jumper of appropriate length (not shorter than 2” above the knee). No T-shirts, tank tops, or athletic shorts. Long sleeves, sweaters, fleeces can be worn but must be white and patch must be placed on the outside so it is visible. No hooded sweatshirts. Any shade of green is allowed. White, black or brown clean shoe is acceptable. Members must wear a 4H insignia (patch) on the left side of their shirts or blouses.
No dog handlers shall remove any of their equipment until the show is completely over, unless time is specifically set aside for departure.