Join the Contest

Interested to take part? As always, we welcome pups who live in the United Kingdom, regardless of nationality, to raise their paws and offer themselves in service to the community.

Everyone is welcome at the Wruff Stuff Mr Puppy UK 2019 Contest. Each year, we welcome all kinds of pups, pet players, and friends to join in the fun.

You're welcome to come and simply enjoy the contest as a guest, or even enter the contest yourself. You're welcome to take part, or not; to support your friends in the contest; or simply just enjoy a fun day out with pups and friends.

However you'd like to join, we've something fun for you.

Join as a Guest

Anyone who is welcome at our host events is welcome as a guest the Wruff Stuff Mr Puppy UK 2019 Contest!

If you'd like to come to play, meet friends, watch the contest, support your friends in it, or just be with the pups, you're welcome to come as a guest. You don't need to participate in or watch the contest, and there will be the regular programme of activities apart from the contest, as well as plenty of opportunities to see and mosh with your friends.

Join as a Contestant

For those of you entering this year's contest and joining The Pack of 2018, we're looking forward to welcome you!

Contest information can be found on our website here. You'll need to be on hand from noon on Saturday 6 October, and the contest is expected to run throughout the day. You'll also need to be there for the welcome reception the previous evening, and for your interviews which will be done privately and outside the contest venue. Plan to spend the weekend in Manchester. It'll be worth it.

All contestants have already registered online. Registering online tells us that you're interested, and helps us help you get ready for the contest. It does not guarantee a place in the contest, though it does help us plan for the anticipated number of contestants. Because of time and space constraints, we are limited in the number of contestants we can accept, and we use online registration to give us an idea of how many we need to aim to be able to accommodate.

All contestants must report in person at the beginning of the contest, which is when contest places and positions will be allocated. Please bring your identification. We'll give you your contestant packs then, as well as detailed information as to the contest and the timings for the Opening Ceremony.

If you're in Manchester early, plan to spend the Friday evening with us – we'll be having our welcoming reception then, and you can get to know the other contestants as well as your hosts and judges! We'll also be having our farewell on Sunday morning, with a meal together and some opportunities for visiting the Canal Street area and seeing your friends. The welcome reception is when contestants will be interviewed, which is the most important part of the contest.

See our Online Registration page for information about how to register.

Find out more about The Contest.