COVID-19 Regulations

Dogs Victoria have just issued the following guidance for holding shows in the current environment. The upcoming April 2021 Championship Show will be held in accordance with this guidance.

Tabling Dogs

Originally, we treated a ring table as an item of shared equipment that had to be sanitised each time it was passed to or handled by different people.  It was difficult.  However, if it is not touched or handled by people it is not shared equipment.  Therefore, with appropriate rules, a ring table simply becomes something for the dogs to stand on.  These are those rules

  • No person may touch a ring table including handler and judge
  • No brushes or equipment may be placed on the table
  • The table must be sanitised when moved by a steward, at the start of judging and following any accidental touching

Temporary Shelters

Temporary shelters are umbrellas that are fixed to the ground and gazebos.  To enable social distancing, we have in place rules for spacing and occupancy of temporary shelters.  Fitting walls on a gazebo can change how many people it can hold.

  • Space all shelters at least 1.5m apart.
  • Follow advice of a Covid Marshal in setting up a shelter and check it is at least 1.5m from adjacent shelters.  Marshals have a 1.5m measure stick for that purpose
  • Fitting 2 or more walls makes a shelter an indoor area and can only contain people from one household and no more than 1 person per 2m2unless they are wearing a mask
  • Fitting one wall or not fitting walls makes the shelter an outdoor area, so keep people 1.5m apart and mask are not required
  • Keep shelters back from the 2m space around each ring

Entering grounds

When you enter a show or similar event through either Easy Dog or Show Manager you will record your name, vehicle registration number and the names of others traveling with you.   If there is room after entries have been closed you may apply to the secretary to attend just to watch.  Upon arrival all attendees must:

  • It is important to accurately record all attendees with your entries
  • Not bypass entry checkpoint
  • Queue up your car, to be checked in by volunteers
  • Follow their directions how to proceed to a parking area for your group
  • Only if there is room it may be possible to register for attendance on the day of the event

Handling

Handling in the ring includes short periods of close proximity between a judge and a handler, while the rest of the time people are well spaced for Covid safety.  That means the mask is only required during close proximity and certainly not required while running a dog.  Therefore: 

  • Have your mask with you at all times
  • Come into the ring via the entry and leave via the exit
  • You do not need to wear your mask while:
    • physically distancing
    • in a line-up
    • running your dog
  • Wear a mask while:
    • in the assemble area if you are less than 1.5m from others
    • the Judge is going over your dog
    • when less than 1.5m from any other person
    • when judge is moving down the line less than 1.5m from handlers
  • A judge and handler should not touch each other nor may they shake hands
  • A judge must not mouth a dog.  The handler must mouth their dog for the judge to see its bite

2021 Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Club will be held at the Bulla Exhibition Centre, Uniting Lane, Bulla on Saturday 10th April, 2021, commencing at 9:30AM.

BUSINESS:
1. Apologies
2. To accept and confirm the Minutes of the previous Annual General Meeting
3. To receive the President’s Report
4. To receive the Treasurer’s Report
5. Election of Office Bearers and Committee – see below
6. Election of Auditor
7. Determination of Honoraria
8. Presentation of awards for 2020 Show Champions and performance titles
9. General Business

** Any other general business must be received in writing by the Secretary by Friday, 19th March 2021**
In accordance with the Club’s constitution, all Office Bearers and Committee automatically retire at the Annual General Meeting but are eligible for re-election by re-nomination. A Nomination Form is included with this issue of the Chatter and is self-explanatory. Further nomination forms may be obtained from the Secretary or website should they be required.
Please Note: All nominations close with the Secretary on Friday, 19th March 2021 at 6.00pm.
Note: To be eligible to vote or stand for office at this Annual General Meeting, all persons must have been financial members of the Club prior to the 1st October 2020.

(This notice was originally published in the January / February 2021 Corgi Chatter)

April 2021 Championship Show

The Welsh Corgi Club of Victoria is happy to announce their 71st Championship Show. The show will be held on Saturday, 10th April 2021 at the Bulla Exhibition Centre.

April 2021 Championship Show

Click through for the full Championship Show schedule.

This show is held in conjunction with our Annual General Meeting, we look forward to seeing you there.

Due to Victorian COVID regulations the Club is unable to provide catering.

2020 Novelty Show Results

Thank you to everyone who entered I have really enjoyed seeing all of your wonderful Corgis, and what an amazing showing we have had from both breeds. Congratulations to all of our winners and place-getters. The response that we have had to this competition has been outstanding with over 160 photos submitted, with some coming in from as far away as the UK.

To see all of the photos head over to the 2020 Novelty Show Gallery. If you click on the thumbnails below they will appear full-sized.

Best Friends

  1. 314-5 – Jan West – Gus and Dixie
  2. 188 – Sharon Hall –
  3. 285 – Michael White –

Check out the rest of the competition in the Best Friend category in the Gallery

Best Action Shot

  1. 380 – Lynn Spargo – Hummer
  2. 314-4 – Jan West –
  3. 182 – Carolyn Smith

Check out the rest of the competition in the Best Action Shot category in the Gallery

Cutest Puppy

  1. 263-3 – Jacinta Burke –
  2. 196 puppy – Bronwyn Downie –
  3. 285 – Michael White –

Check out the rest of the competition in the Cutest Puppy category in the Gallery

Grubbiest Corgi

  1. 206 – Amanda Taylor – Benny
  2. 182 – Carolyn Smith –
  3. 314-2 – Jan West –

Check out the rest of the competition in the Grubbiest Corgi category in the Gallery

Best Smile

  1. 229-4 – Florence Leong – Pumpkin
  2. 206 – Amanda Taylor –
  3. 182-2 – Carolyn Smith –

Check out the rest of the competition in the Best Smile category in the Gallery

Longest Tongue

  1. 249 – Richard Gallina –
  2. 205 – Ni Zi Yeap –
  3. 337 – MIchelle Wilson – Astrid

Check out the rest of the competition in the Longest Tongue category in the Gallery

Most Relaxed

  1. 197 – Gabrielle Tarr – Fox
  2. 345 – Niccola Hardaker – Fintan
  3. 248 – Deborah Burns – Peppa and Jaz

Check out the rest of the competition in the Most Relaxed Corgi category in the Gallery

Corgi in Fancy Dress

  1. 182 – Carolyn Smith –
  2. 249 – Richard Gallina –
  3. 206 – Amanda Taylor – Benny

Check out the rest of the competition in the Fancy Dress category in the Gallery

Most Glamorous Fluffy

  1. 375 – Cai Wilkinson – Gwyn
  2. 248-2 – Deborah Burns – Peppa
  3. 188 – Sharon Hall –

Check out the rest of the competition in the Most Glamorous Fluffy category in the Gallery

Stylish Mask Wearing

  1. 229 – Florence Leong – Pumpkin
  2. 263 – Jacinta Burke –
  3. 265 – Alex Lui –

Check out the rest of the competition in the Stylish Mask Wearing category in the Gallery

2020 Virtual Novelty Show

The Welsh Corgi Club of Victoria is holding an online Virtual Novelty Show.
There are ten exciting classes to cover a sorts of different corgi 
  • The best smile
  • The longest tongue
  • Dog wearing a mask with ‘style’
  • Most glamorous Fluffy
  • Fancy Dress
  • The Grubbiest Corgi
  • Best Action Shot
  • Best Friends (human or animal)
  • Most relaxed dog
  • Cutest Puppy
There is bound to be a class that you can enter.

Entry Detail:

Go to https://corgiclubvic.org.au/
Select 2020 Novelty Show
Click on the category you would like to enter.

Entry fees: $5 / dog / class – Payment through PayPal
Entries Close: 11.59pm Friday 27th November 2020

Results Published: Online Friday 11th December 2020

All photos will be able to be viewed on the WCC of Victoria webpage after judging is completed.
View at https://corgiclubvic.org.au/gallery/

Prizes

1st in each class a rosette and a certificate
2nd and 3rd rosette and certificate

Rules and Information:

Open to Welsh Corgi Pembroke and Welsh Corgi Cardigans both living and those who have
crossed Rainbow Bridge.
Dogs may reside in any country.
All entries in any class must be owned by the entrant.
Dogs may be entered in multiple classes, but each class entry must have a different photo.
No people in photos except for the “Best Friends” category if applicable.
Judge’s decisions is final. This is a “Fun” Show.

2020 Virtual Novelty Show PDF Flyer

Welsh Corgi Club of Victoria Facebook page
Welsh Corgi Club of Victoria Online Shop
Corgi National Victoria 2021 Facebook Page

2021 Fundraising Calendar – Now Available

The Welsh Corgi Club of Victoria is happy to announce the release of the 2021 National Fundraising Calendar.

The calendar is an approx A4 size, wire bound, full colour calendar featuring a different corgi (both Cardigan and Pembroke) on each month. The cover is a full sized 2021 National Logo, and inside the back cover is a collage of some of the other submissions. This makes a fantastic gift or keepsake.

 

Sales are handled through our new online store at CorgiClubVic.org.au. All orders must go through the website. Our preferred payment method is direct deposit to the WCCV bank account, using your name and order number as the reference. As an alternative we will accept cheques. Details of the payment required will be emailed to you when you order goes through. Calendars will be mailed once we have cleared funds.

October 2020 Championship Show – Cancelled

The Committee of the Welsh Corgi Club of Victoria Inc, regret to advise that we have cancelled our Specialty Show which was scheduled for October 2020. We are disappointed at having to make this announcement.  We hope that you all understand that given the COVID-19 pandemic and the social restrictions in Victoria we have been left with no alternative.

We are hoping to be able to be able to make an announcement about a Specialty Show in the first half of 2021 once we have approval from Dogs Victoria.

2021 National Fundraising Calendar

Do you have a stunning, clever or funny photo of your corgi and you want to share it with the world?

The Welsh Corgi Club of Victoria is offering members & friends the chance to be a part of our 2021 National fundraising calendar. As a fundraiser we are selling each month for $50, which includes a free calendar worth $25. Remember there are only 12 spots and there are sure to be lots of entries!

Please email entries to by 6pm on Friday 21st August, and please include your corgis name/s, your contact number and your mailing address for the calendar. If you have a preferred month, let us know when you send in your photo.

If you are selected you will receive an email notification on Monday 24th August, together with an invoice that will need to be paid by Friday 28th August. If payment is not received by the due date the month will be offered to another photo submitter.

For more details click on the flyer below:

2021 National Calendar Flyer
 

 


2020 Annual General Meeting Update

The May / June Chatter included details of the upcoming Annual General Meeting on Saturday, 18th July, 2020. It was the intention of the Committee to hold the AGM in person. With the recent changes in social isolating requirements in Victoria this is no longer possible.

As an alternative we will be holding this AGM in a “virtual” environment as allowed by our rules of incorporation (rule 35 – Use of technology). While it is unfortunate that this is occurring at short notice and this is the first time that this has happened I’m sure that you will agree that these are unusual times!

The Welsh Corgi Club of Victoria will still hold the meeting on Saturday 18th July, at 11am by Zoom (https://zoom.us/). To obtain access details of the meeting please contact Mike Cronin – (03 9700 2323). Zoom is an online video conferencing facility with apps available for Android and Apple devices as well as for Windows.