The judges were Gill Stewart, Paul Birkbeck, Malcolm Peacock and Anna Wagland, and the prizes were generously sponsored by Alpha Feeds.

URC North Midland novice winners and judges
The novice award winners & judges.

1 Jim Christon with lab.b. Froebelhouse Rihanna

2 Jim Cochrane with lab.d. Brunbois Tarka

3 Simon Tucker with lab.d. Hulton Black Jet

4(& Best Young Puppy) Sharon Kitson with lab.d. Glencal Larch

CoM David Perry with gr.d. Haymaker Ale

1 Amanda Minshall with lab.d. Burlington Bert Of Belvedere

2(& Novice Handler Sheild) Cyril Turner with lab.d. Golden Bry

3 Sue Lowe with lab.d. Springflight Brie Of Lowsommer

4 Robert Daws with lab.d. Delfleet Magnum

CoM Pat White with lab.b. Oakwood Parkof Pathrite

CoM Bryony Bleackley with lab.b. Bryn Bonnie Bertha (owned by Cyril Turner)