Candidates are selected for their ability to train their dog and receive instruction.  It is our hope to introduce new competitors to the World of Competitive Obedience and build upon the success we had in 2016.  Handlers are very much aware that is can be a relatively long process to achieve the standard where the dog is ready to compete at the entry level of the Kennel Club Special Pre Beginner Stakes that are held at obedience shows throughout the country with semi-finals for the class winners taking place at Discover Dogs in November and the Grand Final taking place at Crufts.

Experienced handlers may also be invited to join this class.  The instructors are active in competitive obedience up to and including Open Test C and Championship C and are also Kennel Club qualified judges up to Test C.