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1. This class must be judged under the appropriate Kennel Club rules in force at the time of the competition.
2. All competitors entering the class will be deemed to have agreed to abide by the rules of the Kennel Club and the specific regulations governing this class.
3. The competition is open to Kennel Club registered dogs eligible to compete at large height grades 3, 4 and 5 only.
4. Handlers may enter more than one dog in the competition and may qualify more than one dog for the final event.
5. Once a dog has qualified for the final it may not enter any further heats except as a not for competition entry. Handlers running not for competition with a previously qualified dog must report this fact to the appropriate Show Secretary before running in the class.
6. The first four dogs from each heat will be invited to compete in the final.
7. The next four dogs from each heat will be held as reserves.
8. In the event of a dog being unable to compete in the final due to unavailability, illness or injury the reserves from that heat will be called up in numerical order.
9. In the event of a handler being unable to compete in a heat due to illness or injury a substitute handler for the qualifying dog will be allowed to run the dog.
10. The first section of the competition will contain the following pieces of equipment: A Frame, Dogwalk, Seesaw, a rising spread jump and a long jump. The placement of these obstacles is at the Judges discretion.
11. The first section is un-timed and dogs must successfully complete this section without faults before proceeding to the second section of the competition. Dogs with faults will not be allowed to proceed to the second section.
12. The second section is timed and will contain no more than fourteen but no less than twelve single pole hurdles plus a set of twelve weaves. The placement of these obstacles is at the Judges discretion.
13. Handlers are not allowed to touch their dogs between the separate elements of the first section but may touch their dogs between the first and second sections of the competition.
14. The object of the competition is to complete the control section of the class successfully before competing, against the clock, on a jumping course. The winner and subsequent places will be decided on the fastest time with least faults over the second section of the course.
15. Dogs will run under the new heights regulations.
Regulations for Show Secretaries
1. If the entries for a heat exceed the Kennel Club limit for a Judge in any one day then the class will be equally split and a second Judge appointed. Qualifiers and reserves from the heat will be taken in equal proportion from each part.
2. Classes must not be split until the number of entries exceeds the Kennel Club limit for a Judge.
3. Prizes in Heats Adams Agility will supply trophies to third and rosettes to 20th regardless of the size of entries in any heat.
4. Prizes in the Final Adams Agility will provide a voucher for Adams Agility equipment to the value of £100 for the winner of the final. The voucher must be exchanged for Adams Agility equipment and no cash alternative is on offer. There will be trophies for the first three and rosettes for all finalists.
5. Final The final will be held at the Derbyshire Dog Agility Show on the last weekend in July (subject to KC approval and licence)
6. Show Secretaries must return all paper work to Adams Agility no later than seven working days after the date of the heat.
7. Show Secretaries must ensure that qualifiers and reserves are given their instruction letters with their rosettes at the presentation for the heat.
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