ASDR Agility Program

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·       There will be a beginner class offered. The course will be the same as level one, but all dogs run on lead. Puppies must be 6 months old to participate. No dogs onlead will be allowed to jump, no matter their age and will compete with all bars down. The beginner class is not for a title.   

·       In order to get a title, all dogs must compete off lead.

·       Jump Height is up to 2 inches lower than the dog’s height.

o   10 inches and below jumps 8

o   10 – 12 inches jumps 10

o   12-14 inches jumps 12

o   14-16 inches jumps 14

o   16-18 inches jumps 16

o   18-20 inches jumps 18

·       Veteran Dog jump height will be lowered by a minimum of 4”.

·       Dogs may wear a flat buckle collar or no collar at all. For beginner class, no choke collars or slip leads of any kind.

·       No treats or toys allowed during competition.

·       Eliminating in the ring is cause for immediate dismissal and DQ.

·       Judges decisions are Final. If there are questions about a run, ask questions of the judge once you have received your score sheet.

·       In the event of a tie, fastest time will decide winner.

·       Walk through prior to the start of the class, where questions can be asked of the judge. No dogs allowed in the ring during the walk through.

·       Loss of control of dog will result in a DQ.

·       Refusal is defined as ("dog has four paws on obstacles and stops forward motion.  Ex: enters tunnnel and comes out of tunnel at the same end dog entered, starts up the dog walk and turns around and comes down or jumps off, starts up A-frame and turns around and comes down or jumps off, enters weave pole on incorrect side)

Course and Level requirements

           Standard Agility

Level I –

           Obstacles: 10 -16

           Qualifying Score: 80

           One refusal

           2 missed contacts

           One off course

Level II –

           Obstacles: 10 – 16

           Qualifying Score: 85

           No refusals

           1 missed contact

           May include teeter or weave poles

           One off course

Elite-

           Obstacles: 14 -18

           Qualifying Score: 90

           No refusals

           1 missed contact

           No off course

           One downed bar

           May include teeter and weave poles

Elite Silver-

           Obstacles: 14 -18

           Qualifying Score: 94

           No refusals

           1 missed contact

           No off course

           No downed bar

May include teeter, 1 or more tunnels or at least 2 sets of 6 weave poles.

           Elite Gold –

           Obstacles: 14 -18

           Qualifying Score: 95

           No refusals

           1 missed contact

           No off course

           No downed bar

May include teeter, 1 or more tunnels or at least 2 sets of 6 weave poles.

           Elite Grand -

Obstacles: 14 -18

           Qualifying Score: 96

           No refusals

           1 missed contact

           No off course

           No downed bar

May include teeter, 1 or more tunnels or at least 1 set of 12 weave poles.

 

Jumpers

Level I –

           Obstacles: 10- 16

           Qualifying Score: 80

           One refusals

           One off course

           2 downed bar

Must include one tunnel.

           Level II -

           Obstacles: 10 – 16

           Qualifying Score: 85

           No refusals

           One off course

           2 downed bar

           Must include one tunnel.

Elite-

Obstacles: 14 -18

           Qualifying Score: 90

           No refusals

           No off course

           One downed bar

           Must one tunnel.

Elite Silver-

           Obstacles: 14 -18

           Qualifying Score: 94

           No refusals

           No off course

           One downed bar

Must include 2 tunnels.

           Elite Gold-

           Obstacles: 14 -18

           Qualifying Score: 95

           No refusals

           No off course

           No downed bar

Must include 2 tunnels.

           Elite Grand –

Obstacles: 14 -18

           Qualifying Score: 96

           No refusals

           No off course

           No downed bar

Must include 2 tunnels.     

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