Finnish Spitz Show List 2016

This is a List of all UK dog shows known to be holding specific classes for Finnish Spitz in 2016. However, it may not be exhaustive. It is possible that other Open Shows will have one or more classes for the breed. Changes are possible and you are advised to check the dates and other details if you intend to enter. If you wish to see a monthly Calendar view of Shows and Events, click here.

Championship Shows – the number of Challenge Certificates awarded for Finnish Spitz are shown in brackets (0) or (2),

Schedules, entry forms, and other details for all General Championship shows and many Open shows can be viewed or downloaded at either Fosse Data, Higham Press, or Arena Print/Zooza websites when available. Entries and payments can also be made online at either Fosse Data,, or Zooza sites. To view details on those sites click on “Higham“, “Fosse“, or “Arena” in the “Entries” column. If you prefer to send your entries and payments by post, printed show schedules can be picked up at many dog shows or obtained from the Show Secretary. A list of all General and Group Championship Shows in 2016 with contact details can be viewed on the Kennel Club website here (but please note that this list also includes shows without classes for Finnish Spitz).

Online entry and Schedule downloads for the Finnish Spitz Society shows are now available via Arena Print / Zooza here  Online entries can be made and Schedules downloaded at Fosse Data for the shows organised by the Finnish Spitz Club.  Alternatively, for postal entries to the Specialist breed shows organised by Finnish Spitz Society and Finnish Spitz Club and for other Open shows, please contact the respective Honorary Secretaries. Contact details for these are shown in this Contacts list

For a list of links to Results for 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 Shows, click here. For other information about Shows in earlier years: click 2013 2014 2015

In this table, some show dates are still to be confirmed (?) and some names of Judges are still to be announced (if blank). If you can help with any of this uncertain or missing information, please let us know.

Championship Shows (no. of CCs) Specialist Breed Shows Open Shows – General or Hound Group

Show Day Date Judge Show Location Entries
Manchester (2) Thu 14 January 2016 Mr Graham Hill Stafford Higham
Houndshow Open Sun 28 February 2016 Mr C Gillanders Ryton Nr Coventry Higham
Crufts (2) Sun 13 March 2016 Mrs Lucy Byrne Birmingham NEC Fosse
Hound Assoc of Scotland (0) Sat 9 April 2016 No FS classes in 2016
Humberside Hound Assoc Sat 16 April 2016 Mr Ray Morland Hull Fosse
WELKS (2) Sun 24 April 2016 Mrs A L Cawthera-Purdy Malvern Fosse
Birmingham – National (2) Sun 8 May 2016 Mrs Jill Peak Stafford Higham
Scottish Kennel Club (2) Sun 22 May 2016 Mr A G Brace Nr Edinburgh Higham
Tyne, Wear & Tees Hound Assoc Sat 28 May 2016 Mrs Kay Barret Nr Durham Contacts
Bath (0) Mon 30 May 2016 Mr T J Ball Nr Bath Higham
South West Hound Club Mon 30 May 2016 Mr Brian Pocock Nr Bath Higham
Southern Counties (0) Fri 3 June 2016 Elina Haapaniemi (Finland) Nr Newbury Fosse
Hound Club of East Anglia Sat 11 June 2016 Miss Betina Adams Peterborough Fosse
Finnish Spitz Society (Championship) (2) Sun 12 June 2016 Mr Cyril Gilbert Corley Nr Coventry Arena
Blackpool (2) Sat 25 June 2016 Mr S J Mallard Nr Blackpool Fosse
Windsor () Sat 2 July 2016 No FS classes in 2016
Kingston Canine Society Sun 17 July 2016 Lee Cox Ardingly, Sussex Fosse
Hound Association (2) Sat 6 August 2016 Ms Leila Kärkäs (Finland) Stafford Higham
South West Hound Club Sat 7 August 2016 Susan Rhode Paignton, Devon Higham
Bournemouth (2) Mon 15 August 2016 Miss J M Lanning Wareham, Dorset Higham
Welsh Kennel Club (2) Fri 19 August 2016 Mr B W Reynolds-Frost Builth Wells Higham
Leicester City Canine Society Mon 29 August 2016 No FS classes in 2016 Ryton, Nr. Coventry Fosse
City of Birmingham (2) Fri 2 September 2016 Mrs C E Cartledge Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire Higham
Richmond (2) Fri 9 September 2016 Mrs N K Window Nr Guildford Higham
Darlington (0) Fri 16 September 2016 Mrs F Mitchell Ripon Higham
Finnish Spitz Club (Championship) (2) Sat 1 October 2016 Mrs Jo Mansfield Baginton, nr. Coventry Fosse
Finnish Spitz Society (Open) Sat 29 October 2016 Mr R Oldham Corley Nr Coventry Arena
Humberside Hound Assoc Sat 19 November 2016 Mr B L Davies Hull Fosse
Nordic (Open – hosted by FS Club) Sat 26 November 2016 Ms J Maxwell Ryton Nr Coventry Fosse
Tyne, Wear & Tees Hound Assoc Sat 26 November 2016 Mrs Sandra Johnston Nr Durham Contacts
Hound Club of East Anglia Sat 3 December 2016 Mrs Judith Robin-Smith Nr Huntingdon Fosse
LKA (2) Sun 11 December 2016 Mrs V E Phillips Birmingham NEC Higham
Stourbridge & District Canine Society Tue 27 December 2016 Mrs Clare Masters  Worcester Fosse