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Dog Jumping & Dog Novelties

Start training your dog for the next Annual Dog Jumping Championships at the Katherine Show.

Class Schedule - Click here to down a copy of the full 2019 schedule.


Further details to follow for the 20th Dog Jumping Championships.

Steward: TBC

Judge: TBC

Ribbons and cash prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd & 3rd in each category.

Champion Entertainer of the Show - $50 plus Ribbon.


Dog Novelty Event - FREE TO ENTER

Only for those wanting to have fun!

Bring your dog along on Friday, after the Pet judging and have fun on the Novelty Course.  No need to nominate.  Prize awarded to Fastest Dog, Best Dressed Dog and Most Entertaining Dog. 


  1. The following rules apply in addition to the Regulations.
  2. The competition is a test of the dog’s jumping ability.
  3. The competition is open to all dogs of any breed and any sex.
  4. The dog is to jump over the wall & can touch any part of the jump to get over.
  5. All dogs not jumping must be on a lead, with a handler, in the marshalling area.
  6. Only ONE dog may be loose in the marshalling area at any time.
  7. The owner has the right to select the height, above the minimum height, at which the dog will commence competing.
  8. It is suggested that a second handler catch the dog on the other side of the jump.
  9. Each dog is allowed three attempts at the jump until only one dog remains.
  10. The dog can remain on the lead during the run and jumping. However the dog cannot be assisted by the handler by pushing or pulling the lead.
  11. The run up and landing area is to be flat, with hay used as the landing, or option of onto the back of a trayback vehicle.
  12. Any misuse or mishandling of the dog will incur immediate disqualification.
  13. The dog can be encouraged over the jump by a handler on the other side of the jump either vocally or visually (adds to entertainment).
  14. If more than one dog has jumped the final height, a count back on refusal will be done to find the final winner. If all are equal, the prize is to be shared and each dog declared winners.
  15. The Novice & Open Sections will be conducted concurrently.  Dogs may only enter in one category.
  16. All entrants are requested to be part of the Grand Parade.
  17. Winner of the novice is also eligible as Overall Champion of the Katherine Show Dog Jumping Championships.