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Volunteer to steward at Crufts

The Kennel Club Crufts team offer Young Kennel Club (YKC) members, a limited number of Crufts steward position each year, available exclusively for members aged 18 and over. 

What does stewarding involve?

The opportunity offers a unique, real world experience for young dog lovers to steward breed rings at the world's greatest dog show, Crufts at the NEC Birmingham. The Crufts steward positions will assist aspiring young judges who require stewarding experience for judging qualifications, and members taking advantage of the positions will be able to showcase their skills and professionalism, helping them to build their knowledge and become more involved in dog showing.

When would I be required?

The roles are open to members interested in stewarding for either one day or up to all four. Entries for this year are now closed, but please email us if you would like us to record your details for the future.

What do we offer?

Successful applicants will be able to claim travel/accommodation expenses of up to £20 a day, or £100 for all four days, and will receive a car park pass and lunch for each day of stewarding.

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