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2014 Royal Melbourne Championship Dog Show – Entries Closing Friday, 8 August

The Royal Melbourne Championship Dog Show is the southern hemisphere’s largest dog show, attracting more than 200 breeds and 3,800 dogs from across Australia to compete for a prestigious blue ribbon.

Six reasons to enter the 2014 Royal Melbourne Championship Dog Show:

1. Receive one admission ticket for every dog entered;
2. Receive a free PDF copy of the 2014 Catalogue;
3. Access to purchase additional general admission tickets to the Royal Melbourne Show at $27 per ticket, saving up to 25%;
4. Enjoy a complimentary beverage in the ADVANCE Exhibitor Lounge;
5. Compete with the ‘best of the best’ in the most prestigious dog show in the southern hemisphere;
6. Be in the running to win an award or prize from the biggest prize pool for General Specials in the land.
For more information visit

Calling all German Shepherd Dogs!

The German Shepherd Dog Specialty Show will be held on Saturday, 20 September 2014. The officiating judge will be Herr Hans Joachim Dux, who will arrive from Germany specifically to judge this particular event.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to participate in this feature event – enter today!

For more information about the Gradings please click here.

To view a copy of the GSDCA Guidelines please click here.

Entries Now Open

You can enter online and be part of the excitement, glamour and prestige of the Royal Melbourne Championship Dog Show.

Want more information?

Simply download a copy of the 2014 Dog Schedule complete with Breeds by Day list, how to enter information and paper entry forms.

Royal Melbourne Championship Dog Show important dates

Entries close:
Friday 8 August
Confirmation of Donations end:
Friday 15 August
Requests for Breed Club Booths close:
Friday 29 August
Donations to be sent to RASV by:
Friday 29 August
Competition Dates

Conformation Judging:
20 – 26 September
German Shepherd Dog Specialty:
20 September
ADVANCE® Sweepstakes Day:
21 September
General Specials:
27 September
Obedience Trials:
26 – 27 September
Agility, Jumping and Dances With Dogs:
28 September
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  Call for Breed Clubs and interested parties to donate sashes, rosettes, ribbons & trophies

The RASV is currently accepting award donations. Donations made by clubs or individuals are additional to the normal sashes/rosettes and trophies presented by the RASV.

Award donations can include:

Club memorabilia (any item identified with club name and/or logo)
Sashes, ribbons or rosettes carrying the club name and/or logo
Trophy suitably engraved with the club details
Appropriate gift
Donations from individuals should also be embossed with details indicating donor and recipient.

If you would like to donate an award please contact Julia Grainger on (03) 9281 7430 or

Breed Club Booths Available – Register Your Interest Now!

The RASV has a limited number of exhibition booths (6m x 2m) in the pavilions available to clubs for the purpose of promoting breeds and disciplines to Show patrons visiting the Dog Precinct.

Any club wishing to have a booth should register their interest with the RASV. Booths will be allocated on a ‘first come/first serve’ basis and will be made available to participating clubs on their specific breed judging or trial day.

Each booth is fitted with power, lighting and fascia. Best of all these booths are free!

For more information contact the RASV – be quick to avoid disappointment. For more information on terms and conditions click here.

Safety First

The RASV will be providing a Testing & Tagging service for dog exhibitors to ensure that all plug-in electrical items brought into Melbourne Showgrounds are safe for use.

A special offer is extended to all dog exhibitors who are also RASV Members.

For more information about the RASV’s Testing & Tagging service and policy click here.

RASV Membership

RASV members save up to 19% on entry fees

The RASV is committed to enhancing your experience as an exhibitor at the Royal Melbourne Championship Dog Show.

With up to 19% saving on entry fees, there’s no better way to participate in the Royal Melbourne Championship Dog Show than as a member of the RASV. With member benefits valued up to $275, RASV Restricted Membership is great value at $65. For a full list of benefits click here.

To join or for more information visit or call 03 9281 7444.

Need Canine Friendly Accommodation?

Consider Birches Serviced Apartments, located at 160 Simpson Street, East Melbourne, who are offering a discounted rate to all dog exhibitors participating in the 2014 Royal Melbourne Championship Dog Show.

The specially discounted rate of 39% for dog exhibitors at the 2014 Royal Melbourne Championship Dog Show, includes:

First dog complimentary, with additional dogs at a rate of $25 per dog, per night. Maximum of three dogs;
You will also receive a complimentary car space for the duration of your stay at Birches Serviced Apartments.

For more information on this special offer, contact Birches Serviced Apartments on (03) 9417 2344.

Conditions apply.

Need assistance?

If you can’t find what you are looking for or require assistance please contact:

Ms Julia Grainger
Event Coordinator – Dogs
Telephone: (03) 9281 7430
Facsimile: (03) 9281 7519

The RASV and the RASV Dog Committee look forward to seeing you at the 2014 Royal Melbourne Championship Dog Show!

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