Fun Dog Show 
Information & Rules
Sunday 9th June 2024, 11.30 am to 4.00pm in Hove Park, Hove

Event Timing: Sunday 9th June 2024
Event Address: Hove Park just beyond the cafe
Contact us at 07776 14 17 28   or




If you have more than one dog, please complete a new application for EACH dog.

Advance Information, Terms and Conditions

  1. By registering for the Fun Dog Show you agree to abide by these terms and conditions of entry. On occasion these may be subject to change, therefore please refer to this document frequently so these are fully understood. By registering for the Fun Dog Show you also agree to abide by any instructions or regulations displayed or given on the day of the event by officials.
  2. Although you will be able to enter the different classes on the day, those applying in advance will take priority should a class be fully subscribed.Dogs must be at least 3 months of age by the start of the first day of the show.  
  3. Classes are divided into:
    Class 1 Cutest Puppy (3–6 months & must be fully vaccinated)
    Class 2 Best Rescue
    Class 3 Waggiest Tail
    Class 4 Dog Most Like its Owner
    Class 5 Best in Show : the dog judges most want to take home
  4. Each class costs £2.00 per dog entry when booked in before the event, using this form.  PAYMENT SHOULD BE MADE TO:
    Account Name: Brighton & Hove Soiree Rotary Club
    Sort Code: 40-25-03
    Account Number: 51415875
    Reference: Your surname+BHOFDS, for example "SMITH BHOFDS"
  5. Each class costs £3.00 per dog entry when booked in on the day, and dependent on space being available.
  6. We will send a confirmation on receipt of your payment which is also confirmation of your booking. Your should bring this with you on the day. 
  7. You will also receive a copy of this completed form. This is not a confirmation of your place, only the receipt of payment counts as confirmation of booking.
  8. Online bookings will close at 23.00 on 7th June 2024.
  9.  All entry fees are non-refundable.  
  10. If you are entering on the day, entries will be accepted between 11.30 and 12.00. Once the Fun Dog Show starts no more entries will be allowed.
  11. There will be no show brochure, it's a fun dog show!
  12. Remember, the judges decision on the day is what counts and therefore if your much loved canine is not placed, please show good sportsmanship and congratulate the winners. 
  13. Any specific information and instructions given by any stewards/officials must be adhered to.
  14. Make sure your dog has a chance to settle at the show before your class starts and has the opportunity to relieve himself before going in to the ring.
  15. Please do not bring a female in heat to an event.
  16. The organisers advocate a policy of responsible pet ownership and the health and safety of all dogs taking part in the competition is our number one concern. Dogs should not be forced to take part if they are not happy doing so. Nor should they be entered if they have any signs or symptoms of any infection illnesses. 
  17. I understand that it is my responsibility to have my dog on a lead and under control at all times.
  18. All dog waste must be picked up from the grounds by their owners.
  19. All dogs should be taken to the toilet before entering the show venue and again before entering the show ring. If a dog has an accident inside the venue or the show ring, it is the sole responsibility of the owner/exhibitor to clean it up.
  20. No dogs are permitted to stand around the outside of the show ring as this can affect the dogs that are showing performance. 
  21. All spectators should be respectful and polite to persons who are showing there dogs.
  22. It is a one dog per person policy while walking around the arena. Where a child under the age of 16 is showing a dog they MUST be accompanied by an adult.
  23. No banned dog breeds will be allowed.
  24. All dogs must wear a name tag, as required by the Control of Dogs Order 1992.
  25. Dogs should not be dressed up in costumes or any clothing that does not have a welfare benefit.
  26. The organisers reserve the right to remove a dog(s) from the ring if they are being aggressive towards another dog/human or are being disruptive to the competition, or showing signs of stress, anxiety, fear, illness, or injury.
  27. Male dogs must be neutered.
  28. All dogs must have all relevant vaccinations and proof of this must be brought with you on the day.
  29. By completing the registration form you agree to the terms and conditions for the event as set out within the Information, Terms and Rules.
  30.  The organisers reserve the right to cancel any classes or to move a participant to another similar class.  
  31.  Brighton & Hove Soiree Rotary Club reserves the right to refuse or cancel registrations or alter the date, time and/or venue and format of any show without notice. Any liability to the Participant will be limited to the registration fee. Registration fees are non-refundable if the Event has to be cancelled or postponed due to circumstances outside  Brighton & Hove Soiree Rotary Club's control.  
  32. By entering this competition, you are agreeing for your email address to be used for marketing purposes by Brighton & Hove Soiree Rotary Club for future similar events. This will include any important communications ahead of the Fun Dog Show. You may unsubscribe from this list at any time by emails and requesting your details to be removed from our database.
  33.  Disclaimer: By entering the Fun Dog Show you are agreeing to take full responsibility for, any injury or damage to and/or caused by your dog(s) and it is not the liability of the organisers or sponsors including disappearance, theft, death or otherwise. You are fully liable for your animal should they cause any damage or injury. Any dog showing aggressive behaviour at the show will be asked to leave with no refund given.   
  34. Participation in this Fun Dog Show is deemed acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.   

General Competition Details   

  1. Participants must arrive at the tent end of the Fun Dog Show area 10 minutes ahead of their class for registration. There will be a sign showing you where to wait.
  2. All class times will be published on the website a few days before the event and are subject to flexibility.
  3. If a participant is late for their class, the organisers will do their best to slot the entrant into another class, however this is not guaranteed.
  4. You will need to bring the following with you:  lead and collar,  pooh bags, your printed  or on a mobile proof of entry, grooming equipment, water for your dog (take more than you may need in case you get held up in traffic on a warm day), water sprayer to cool the dogs down & ice cubes if we have a hot day. 
  5. You will need to walk into the park, with your dog attached to a lead. There is no parking in the park.


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