Notice to Participants
·This trial will be
held under AAC rules.
·This is a LIMITED
·Trial will be run
on a grass surface and will continue rain or shine.
through submission of entry, acknowledge that they know the AAC rules and
·Handlers should be
aware of the running order and watch for possible changes. All dogs must be ready in the ON DECK area
at least 2 dogs prior to their run.
·Move Ups are
permitted and the Trial Secretary MUST be informed in writing (email) 5 days
prior to the event. Move ups will be
allowed the day of competition for qualifying scores earned that day.
·No collars, toys,
treats or other training aids will be permitted on course at any time, including
Warm Up Runs (as per AAC rules). Leads
are allowed to enter the ring but must be left behind the start line
conform to AAC specifications.
·This trial is open
to all dogs, purebred and non-purebred, that are at least 18 months of age and
have an AAC ID number. ALL DOGS must have an AAC ID number
issued by the AAC prior to the event.
Please note it may take several weeks to receive your ID Card. NO ID cards are available for purchase at
the trial. A Valid AAC ID card must be
presented at the trial check-in; otherwise the dog must be measured for
verification of jump height and must jump the height they are measured at.
·ALL DOGS MUST BE ON LEASH AT ALL TIMES
·There shall be no
refunds, cancellations or changes after the closing date. In the event a dog and/or handler are
dismissed from the competition regardless of the reason for the dismissal, for
a dog that is absent from the competition or in the event of inclement weather
/ acts of god, there shall also be no refunds. Refunds will be given in the form of Trial Credits for a future
trial for dogs that come into heat or are injured after the closing date,
providing that the Trial Secretary is notified within 48 hours prior to the
start of the trial with a veterinary note.
·Cheques may be
deposited once received. No postdated
cheques shall be accepted. Trial
confirmations will be sent out a including schedule of events. Trial Entries Received will be posted on
the website once received and updated frequently. ALL NSF cheques are subject to a $25.00 NSF Fee in addition to required entry fees.
·PLEASE clean up
after your dog. ANYONE seen not
cleaning up after their dog will be dismissed from the trial site immediately
·Any handler who is
found to be abusive to their dog will be dismissed from the trial and the
incident shall be reported to the AAC Disciplinary Committee.
·No entries will be
accepted (unless trial is not full), cancelled or substituted after the closing
Recreational Facilities (AARF) organizing committee has reserved the right to refuse
any entry, for any reason.
·All entries must
be completed correctly and accompanied by the proper fee to be valid.
Title Trial - Dogs will be divided into 4 height groups in 3 different divisions;
Regular, Special and Veteran. The
Masters Standard courses are open to all dogs that have an AADC Title; the
Masters Games are open to all dogs that have received three corresponding
Advanced Games qualifying scores in the same game under 2 different
judges. The Advanced Standard courses
are open to all dogs that have an ADC; Advanced Games are for dogs that have
received two qualifying score in the same Starters Game under 2 different
judges. Starters Standard courses are
open to all dogs that have not received their ADC title. Starter Games are open to any dogs that have
not received two qualifying scores in that event. Steeplechase is open to any dog entered in the trial.
Dogwalk, Teeter Totter, Weave Poles, Table, Flexible Tunnels, 8 Foot Chute
(collapsible tunnel), Tire Jump, Ascending Spread Jump, Double Jump, and Single
Facilities-This is an outdoor trial and will be held rain or shine. You will be required to provide your own
shade, seating, water (drinking and cooling) and crating for your dog. Come dressed for the weather.
Dog Aggression- All dogs MUST be kept in an x-pen, crate, in your car, or on leash
when not in the ring, this includes the grounds and parking lot. IN ORDER to avoid incidence of dog
aggression, please give all dogs lots of room and be aware of what your
friendly dog is doing. Any dog engaging
in aggressive behavior at any time will be required to leave the show
grounds. In such cases NO refunds will be issued.