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Welcome to BK9Hoopers.

BK9Hoopers aims to promote the growth of Canine Hoopers throughout the UK by creating safe flowing courses for dogs, with progressive skills/tests throughout the levels to make the sport enjoyable for all, while promoting distance handling and high standards when competing, training and judging. We encourage advancement in training using reward-based methods enabling all dogs and handlers to reach their potential.

Our Team


Karen Doig

Committee Member

Kev McGee

Committee Member

Charlie Turner

Committee Member

Peter Elms

Committee Member

Frequently asked questions.

My dog is Reactive, can we compete at BK9Hoopers ?

Hoopers is a great way of building your dogs confidence and your relationship. BK9Hoopers caters for "Yellow Dogs" with fully enclosed rings, a calm environment and every dog is given the "space" it requires.

I'm not really interested in competing, what does BK9Hoopers offer me?

We offer a variety of On Line Awards for you to work through at home, and even "virtual shows" where you can send in a video of your dog completing a predetermined course, win rosettes and collect points towards "Achievement Certificates".

What is Hoopers?

Hoopers is a fast growing dog sport where you are testing your skill in navigating your dog around a course of obstacles including hoops, tunnels, barrels and mats. the courses are smooth and flowing, making it a low impact sport suitable for most dogs and handlers, no matter their age or size.

How do I become a Member, and what does Membership cost?

Click on the Members App link and sign up today, a life time membership costs £5 per person and £5 per dog.

Where can I find the rules for BK9Hoopers?

The link to the Rules is under Information.

I have competed in Hoopers with other organisations, do I have to start again from the beginning ? And how do I enter?

Simple answer is no. You can register your dog at an appropriate level equivalent to your level in other organisations, There is a table with suggested equivalent levels in the Rules section. To enter a show, register on the Members app , all shows are available to enter there.