The Venue

Courtesy of John Blundell

Sutton Farm Competitions


Live Wire Competitions currently take place annually in  MAY & SEPTEMBER at Sutton Farm – Nr Runcorn, Cheshire.


Are available to download  from the BFA Website  approx.. 5 weeks before our show dates


Show organiser

Anne Alcock 01925 267274   Mobile: 07850 962231  Email

We run two rings and accept 72 open teams and up to 24 starter teams. We also organise other fun events ie Singles and Pairs in a separate arena 

On site there are good facilities

ie Café, Toilets & Picnic area, Plenty of room for Camping with separate Exercise Field.


Is ajoining the event field, entre is via the first gate on the right just before the motorway bridge, where dogs can be let off the lead.  Please close the gate after you, also clear up after your dogs – bin bags are at the gate. Otherwise keep your dogs on the lead near the flyball arenas and Café . Dogs are not allowed in stables and farm buildings 


This appears on the entry form 

(1)          This is a limited flyball competition (sanctioned by the BFA) with a maximum entry of 60 open teams. There will also be a starter’s competition (separate ring) for a maximum of 12 teams per day and pairs/singles etc. may also be arranged in the same ring if time allows. It is anticipated that up to 5 open and 2 starter divisions will compete each day. No refunds will be given unless the space can be filled. 

(2)          Electronic entries will be accepted but not given precedence if arriving before the first post for postal entries. Entries must be received and paid for by the closing date then will be taken in strict order of receipt. Entries for the **Starters event must be made at the same time as for the Open competition. Each team will be treated as an individual entry [BFA rules 4.1 (g)]. 

(3)          Any entries received after the closing date will only be accepted with an accompanying payment. This is providing spaces are available, otherwise these teams will be added to any reserve list. 

(4)          Camping is available at the price shown on the entry form. On site there is a Café with toilets, bar & picnic area, open from 7:30 for breakfast before racing and through the day for lunch and evening meal. Those wishing to stay overnight please confirm these times nearer the date of the competition. There and toilets provided overnight for campers.

** Payment for starter teams may be deferred until the day.   



From East & M6(Jnc 20) onto M56  towards Chester. At Jnc.11 turn left onto the A56 following signs to Sutton Weaver. A533 from Northwich comes in from left then go over M56 and turn left (A56) After going under a railway bridge it is immediately on the left. From Chester/N.Wales come off on Jnc. 12. Follow signs to Frodsham, Turn left onto A56 Sutton Weaver. Sutton Farm is on the right just before a railway bridge.    


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