Jamshedpur, Dec 21: The Obedience Show of the 65th, 66th & 67th Championship Dog Show was flagged off today by Chanakya Chaudhary, Vice President, Corporate Services, Tata Steel, at the Hockey Ground at JRD Tata Sports Complex.
The audience was witness to a superb performance of training by the dogs of the Tata Steel and Tata Motors Kennel Clubs since 8.30 am.
Speaking on the occasion, Chanakya Chaudhary said, “It is an event of which I have heard a lot. Like many other things in Tata Steel this has a huge legacy, we need to position such good initiatives both nationally and internationally”.
Earlier Sudipto Sarkar, Asst.Secretary of the Jamshedpur Kennel Club welcomed the guests and gave a brief history of the Kennel Club including it’s achievements. In his address A M Misra, President, Jamshedpur Kennel Club said that it was winter time and people looked forward to this time of the year. Currently, there are 3 events going on as part of the Jamshedpur Winterfest organized by Tata Steel. Apart from the Championship Dog Show, the other two are the Tata Open Golf Tournament and the Flower Show which starts tomorrow. Hence, these may be regarded as bonanza for the citizens of Jamshedpur.
Present on the occasion were Gopal Prasad Choudhury, Shrimanti Sen, Bishwanath Roy, Mr. Anshuman Priyadarshi, members of the Panel of Judges and Ring Stewards.
As regards the results of today’s competitions, In Class 6 category, dogs of Tata Steel Kennel bagged first and second positions while third position was bagged by Tata Motors Kennel. Record Number of 11 CC Certificate were awarded. The prizes of all classes were given away by Tarun Daga, MD, JUSCO.
The three day Championship Dog Show will be both entertaining and informative for the people of Jamshedpur, particularly canine lovers, children and parents. After all, what better way to spend a weekend other than in the company of “Man’s Best Friend”.
The inauguration of the 65th, 66th & 67th Championship Dog Show will be done tomorrow December 22 by T.V.Narendran, CEO & MD Tata Steel at 8.30 am. This will be followed by the All Breeds Show starting at 9.00 am. The final day prize distribution would be on 23rd December.
The Jamshedpur Kennel Club (JKC), which has been founded more than three decades ago, is the only registered Kennel Club in Bihar – Jharkhand, affiliated to the Kennel Club of India (KCI) .The KCI affiliated dog show at Jamshedpur has always been a much acclaimed annual event.
The Championship Dog Show organized by the Jamshedpur Kennel Club is held in high esteem all over India. Out of more than 100 Dog shows organized in India, only 21 coveted dog shows are considered for pointed rankings at national level (similar to ATP rankings in Tennis) Points are allocated to the winners of these shows to decide the national champion for various categories.