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                                                  AGILITY TEST
                             Held under Kennel Club Rules & Regulations Agility H, H (1)
                   Saturday 30th May & Sunday 31st May 2009
                                                     Venue
              Lanark Racecourse, Hyndford Road, Lanark, Lanarkshire. ML11 9TA
                                   Show Manager: John Campbell
                     Show Secretary: June Young 07932 447736 (No calls after 9pm)

               GUARANTORS TO THE KENNEL CLUB
               Chairman: MR JOHN CAMPBELL, 17 Tarbrax Way, Hamilton, ML3 9NN
               Treasurer: MRS RENA BROWN, 22 Glen Grove, East Kilbride, G75 0BG
               Secretary: MRS ALLISON CAMPBELL, 17 Tarbrax Way, Hamilton, ML3 9NN, 01698 428701
                          Ms JANICE DALY, 5 Horatius St, Motherwell, ML1 1PR
                          MRS ANNE TAYLOR, 25 Monkland View, Uddingston G71 5RE
                          Mrs DYAN REEVE, 12 Glenpark Ave, Glasgow, G46 7JF
               Show Sec: Ms JUNE YOUNG 10 Sannox Pl, East Kilbride G759NQ 07932447736


                       Entries Close: Monday 20th April 2009 postmark
                                       Entries to;
       Avon Entries, Sam Butchart, 84 Heatherbank, Ladywell, Livingston, EH54 6EG
                                   TEL: 01506 430166

                                           Entry Fee: £2.50 per class
                                           Avon DAC Members £1.00

                             Show Opens 0730 - Briefing 0800 - Judging 0815

 Vet on Call: Clyde Vet Group, New Lanark Market, Hyndford Road, Lanark ML11 9AE 01555 660000

                                       Medical Accidents & Emergencies
                Doctors: Woodstock     Medical Centre, Woodstock Road, Lanark 01555 665522

                            Medical Out of Hours Service: NHS 24 08454242424

     Hospital: Accident   and Emergency, Wishaw General Hospital, Netherton, Wishaw 01698 361100

                                St Andrews Ambulance on duty on site (9am – 5pm)
                           This Show is held under 2 separate Kennel Club Licences


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                Saturday 30th May 2009, JUDGES & CLASSES

RING 1   JUDGE           CLASS NO.   CLASS

         Lynne Crombie       1       KC Olympia Small Dog Agility Stakes
                                     Combined 1 - 7 Agility
                             2       KC Olympia Medium Dog Agility Stakes
                                     Combined 1 - 7 Agility
                                     Avon DAC Small Dog of 2009 Final
                                     Avon DAC Medium Dog of 2009 Final
                             3       Large Graded Agility 3 4 5
                             4       Large Combined Agility 6 7
RING 2   JUDGE           CLASS NO.   CLASS
         Donna Kerse         5       Olympia Large Dog Novice Agility Stakes
                                     Combined 3 4 5


                              6      Medium Graded Agility 3 4 5
                              7      Small Graded Agility 3 4 5
                              8      Medium Combined Agility 1 2
                              9      Small Combined Agility 1 2
                             10      Large Combined Agility 1 2
RING 3   JUDGE           CLASS NO.   CLASS
         Jean McEwan         11      Small Graded 6 7 Jumping
                             12      Medium Graded 6 7 Jumping
                             13      Large Graded 6 7 Jumping
                            14.1     Special Comb 1 – 7 Junior Jumping Under 12
                            14.2     Special Comb 1 – 7 Junior Jumping Over 12
                             15      Large Graded 4 5 Jumping
                             16      Medium Graded 4 5 Jumping
                             17      Small Graded 4 5 Jumping
                             18      Small Combined 6 7 Jumping
                             19      Medium Combined 6 7 Jumping
                             20      Large Combined 6 7 Jumping
RING 4   JUDGE           CLASS NO.   CLASS
         Liz Aitken          21      Medium Combined 4 5 Jumping
                             22      Small Combined 4 5 Jumping
                             23      Large Combined 4 5 Jumping
                             24      Large Graded Jumping 1 2 3
                             25      Small Graded Jumping 1 2 3
                             26      Medium Graded Jumping 1 2 3
RING 5   JUDGE           CLASS NO.   CLASS
         Joanne Dall         27      Large Graded 1 2 3 Agility
                             28      Medium Graded 1 2 3 Agility
                             29      Small Graded 1 2 3 Agility
                             30      Small Graded 6 7 Agility
                             31      Medium Graded 6 7 Agility
                             32      Large Graded 6 7 Agility
                             33      Large Combined 1 2 Jumping
                             71      Dogs Not for Competition

                             Reserve Judge: - Karen Kerse
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                Sunday 31st May 2009, JUDGES & CLASSES

RING 1   JUDGE                 CLASS NO.       CLASS
         Graham Park               34          Large Graded 4 5 Agility
                                   35          Medium Graded 4 5 Agility
                                   36          Small Graded 4 5 Agility
                                   37          Small Graded 1 2 3 Agility
                                   38          Medium Graded 1 2 3 Agility
                                   39          Large Graded 1 2 3 Agility
RING 2   JUDGE                 CLASS NO.       CLASS
         Jean Fotheringham         40          Medium Graded 6 7 Agility
                                   41          Small Graded 6 7 Agility
                                   42          Large Graded 6 7 Agility
                                   43          Large Combined 4 5 Agility
                                   44          Small Combined 4 5 Agility
                                   45          Medium Combined 4 5 Agility
                                   46          Medium Combined 6 7 Agility
                                   47          Small Combined 6 7 Agility
                                   48          Large Combined 6 7 Agility
RING 3   JUDGE                 CLASS NO.       CLASS
         Jill Spottiswood          49          Small Graded 1 2 3 Jumping
                                   50          Medium Graded 1 2 3 Jumping
                                   51          Large Graded 1 2 3 Jumping
                                   52          Large Combined 4 5 Jumping
                                   53          Medium Combined 4 5 Jumping
                                   54          Small Combined 4 5 Jumping
RING 4   JUDGE                 CLASS NO.       CLASS
         Lisa Devlin               55          Large Graded 4 5 Jumping
                                   56          Medium Graded 4 5 Jumping
                                   57          Small Graded 4 5 Jumping
                                   58          Small Graded 6 7 Jumping
                                   59          Medium Graded 6 7 Jumping
                                   60          Large Graded 6 7 Jumping
                                   61          Large Combined 6 7 Jumping
                                   62          Medium Combined 6 7 Jumping
                                   63          Small Combined 6 7 Jumping
RING 5   JUDGE                 CLASS NO.       CLASS
         Morag Birse               64          Large Combined 1 2 3 Agility
                                   65          Medium Combined 1 2 3 Agility
                                   66          Small Combined 1 2 3 Agility
                                   67          SJDC Qualifier Agility Special Combined 1 - 7
                                   68          Small Combined 1 2 3 Jumping
                                   69          Medium Combined 1 2 3 Jumping
                                   70          Large Combined 1 2 3 Jumping
                                   71          Dogs Not for competition

                             Reserve Judge: - Karen Kerse




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                                         Eligibility of Classes
This classification should apply to competitions for large, medium and small dogs.
In the following definitions of classes First Prizes or other prize wins are those gained in standard classes at any Kennel Club
licensed Open Agility Shows (i.e. Limited Agility Shows, special classes and invitation events excepted). Only a first place with a
clear round will count towards grade progression. Societies may schedule classes other than those defined below. The eligibility for
“Special” classes must be defined by the Society and included in the schedule. The word “Special” must be included in the title of
the class. Agility classes to include contact points and Jumping classes where there are not contact obstacles. With this proviso
classes are defined as follows:-
Class Structure. A Class may either be held as a Graded Class or a Combined Class. A Graded Class may be scheduled for one
or more consecutive Grades with separate results and awards issued for each grade. A Combined Class may be scheduled for
more than one consecutive grade with one overall set of results.
Progression. Progression from each Grade will require one Agility win or three Jumping wins at that grade, except that progression
from Grade 6 will require 4 wins at Grade 6, two of which must be agility classes. Results from Combined Classes will only count
towards progression from the dog’s current grade.
Points Progression. At the handler’s discretion a dog may progress up to Grade 5 by winning 75 points at each grade, using the
Agility Warrant points scheme, Regulation K3.c refers, except that there is no requirement for a minimum number of agility points. If
this method of progression is selected, the handler must ensure the Show Secretary signs the dog’s Agility Record Book at the first
show entered at the higher grade. There is no time limit on this progression, however, once a dog has progressed, it cannot return to
a previous grade.
Grade 1 (Elementary)
For owners, handlers or dogs which have not gained a first place in an Agility Class or three first places in Jumping
Classes at Kennel Club licensed Agility Shows. N.B. Owners, handlers or dogs previously qualified out of Grade 1,
(Elementary) are not eligible for this class.
Grade 2 (Starters)
For owners, handlers or dogs which have qualified out of Grade 1 but have not gained a first place in an Agility Class
or three first places in Jumping Classes at Grade 2 at Kennel Club licensed Agility Shows, or elected to progress on
points from Grade 1. N.B. Owners, handlers or dogs previously qualified out of Grade 2 (Starters) are not eligible for
this class.
Grade 3 (Graduate)
Open to dogs which are not eligible for Grade 1 or 2 or have elected to progress on points from Grade 2 at Kennel
Club licensed Agility Shows and dogs which are not eligible for Grade 4,5,6 or 7
Grade 4 (Novice)
Open to dogs which have gained a first place in an Agility Class or three first places in Jumping Classes at Grade 3 or
elected to progress on points from Grade 3 at Kennel Club licensed Agility Shows and are not eligible for Grade 3, 5, 6
or 7.
Grade 5 (Intermediate)
Open to dogs which have gained a first place in an Agility Class or three first places in Jumping Classes at Grade 4 or
elected to progress on points from Grade 4 at Kennel Club licensed Agility Shows and are not eligible for Grade 3, 4, 6
or 7.
Grade 6 (Senior)
Open to dogs which have gained a first place in an Agility Class or three first places in Jumping Classes at Grade 5 at
Kennel Club licensed Agility Shows and are not eligible for Grade 3, 4,5 or 7.
Grade 7 (Advanced)
Open to dogs which have gained a minimum of 4 first places at Grade 6 at Kennel Club Licensed Agility Shows, 2 first
places must be gained in Agility (not Jumping) Classes.
JUNIOR: Open to Large, Small & Medium Dogs. Dogs may only be entered in one junior classification. Entry is limited to two
dogs per handler.
Under 12 years: Open to handlers under twelve years of age on 30th May 2009
Over 12 years: Open to handlers over 12 years and 18 years and under on 30th May 2009.

SMALL CLASSES: Open to all dogs measuring 35cm (1ft 1.75ins) or under at the withers.

MEDIUM CLASSES: Open to all dogs measuring over 35cm (1ft 1.75ins) and measuring 43cm (1ft 4.93ins) or under
at the withers.

Welfare of Dogs
An exhibitor (or competitor) whose dog is entered at a Kennel Club licensed event should
take all reasonable steps to ensure the needs of their dog(s) are met, and should not
knowingly put their dogs’ health and welfare at risk by any action, default, omission or
otherwise. A breach of this Regulation may be referred to the General Committee for
disciplinary action under Kennel Club Rules and Regulations.

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                                                       RULES AND REGULATIONS
1. Dogs entered at Kennel Club licensed Agility Shows must be registered at the Kennel Club in accordance with Kennel Club
Regulations for Classification and Registration B. The registration number/Authority to Compete number
will be required for each entry.
2. Entry £2.50. (ADAC Members £1.00) Dogs entered NFC no charge. Entries will only be accepted on official entry form.
3. No prize money is offered at this show.
4. The Committee reserves to itself the right to refuse entries.
5. Puppies under 18 calendar months of age on the first day of the Show are not eligible to compete for Kennel Club licensed Agility
Shows.
6. Not For Competition entries will be accepted for dogs aged four calendar months and over. Dogs must be Kennel Club registered
with their
details recorded on the entry form.
7. No bitch in season is allowed to compete.
8. No person shall carry out punitive correction or harsh handling of a dog at any time within the boundaries of the Show.
9. Dogs must not wear any type of slip, half-slip collar or lead when under test. A flat, close fitting, leather or webbing collar is
permitted, providing the only attachment is a plain identification panel as an integral part of the collar i.e. not attached by a ring.
10. Should a judge be unable to fulfil the appointment to judge the Committee reserves the right to appoint another judge.
11. No competitor shall impugn the decision of the judge or judges.
12. Sponsors: Royal Canin, The Kennel Club, Pedigree, Premier and Avondale Poultry
13. Kennel Club Standard marking Regulations apply.
14. The Height limit for dogs:-
a. Large Dogs - For dogs measuring over 430mm (1ft 5ins) at the withers.
b. Medium Dogs - For dogs measuring over 350mm (1ft 1.75ins) and measuring 430mm (1ft 5ins) or under at the withers.
c. Small Dogs - For dogs measuring 350mm (1ft 1.75ins) or under at the withers.
15. Judges at an Agility Show may not enter for competition a dog which is recorded in their ownership or part ownership; or handle
a dog at the Show at which they are judging.
16. Withdrawal of dogs from Competition
A dog shall be withdrawn from competition and removed from an Agility Show if it is:-
a. A bitch which is in season.
b. Suffering from any infectious diseases or contagious disease.
c. Interfering with the safety or chance of winning of an opponent.
d. Of such temperament or is so much out of hand as to be a danger to the safety of any person or other animal.
e. Likely to cause suffering to the dog if it continues competing.
17. In estimating the number of awards won, all wins up to and including 25 days (5th May) before the start of the competition shall
be counted when entering for any class. For these purposes a competition shall be defined as all classes covered within the same
schedule. In the event that a dog becomes eligible for the next grade at a particular show, after the entry for that show has been
sent, it is the competitor’s
responsibility to notify the show secretary at least 14 days before the date of the show. The dog should then be moved into the
appropriate class(es) for the next grade. The dog must be moved into the corresponding number of classes as were entered at the
lower grade. If there are fewer or no classes available for the next grade the competitor should be offered a refund of the relevant
entry fees.
18. Should circumstances so dictate the Society, in consultation with the Judges may alter arrangements as necessary. Such
changes and the circumstances surrounding them must be reported to the Kennel Club.
19. A dog must at the time of entry for the Competition, be registered as required by the Kennel Club Rules & Regulations in the
Competitors' name (or registration or transfer applied for). In the case of a partnership the full name of every partner must be given.
In the case of dogs recorded as owned by a limited company, the directors and the secretary of the limited company will jointly be
considered for the purpose of the Regulations. A dog acquired subsequent to entry having been made at a Competition may
compete as the new owners' property provided that an application for the transfer has been forwarded to the Kennel Club before the
Competition, and the new owner has undertaken to abide by the Regulations and conditions of the original entry form.
20. Animals in Event No animal other than one officially entered shall be brought into the precincts of the event during its
continuance, except any dogs registered to assist the disabled, or dogs required for educational or instructional purposes or by
permission of the General Committee. However, at the discretion of the show society, a dog brought to the show by
a spectator may be admitted into the precincts of the dog show, with the proviso that those in charge of the dog sign a declaration
confirming the dog is free from disease and that the dog will be kept under proper control at all times.
21. All dogs registered and resident outside the UK must be issued with a Kennel Club Authority to Compete number before entry to
the show/event can be made. All overseas entries without a Kennel Club Registration number or an
Authority to Compete number will be returned to the exhibitor/competitor.
22. Competition of Dogs Suffering from Contagious or Infectious Disease – No dogs suffering from infectious or contagious disease
or having been exposed to such disease during the period of 21 days prior to the Competition may
compete. Competitors infringing the Regulation will be liable to be fined and/or dealt with under Kennel Club Rule A42.
23. A pay on the day class will be held if time permits.
24. A practice ring will be available if space allows.
25. Food shall not be carried in the hand or given to a dog in the ring.
26. Separate entry forms must be completed by each Competitor and must be signed by the Competitor or his authorised agent in
accordance with the provisions specified thereon. Entry forms must be accompanied with the
appropriate fees.


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Rosettes and Trophies
Rosettes to a minimum of 10% of entries in all classes.
Clear round rosettes to Grade 1 2 3 4 and juniors.

Trophies 1st in all classes

                                    ADDITIONAL AWARDS
Flloyd Shield for Best in Show ADAC Member
Open to Avon DAC members only, kindly sponsored by Allison & John Campbell.
Best in Show Points will be awarded as follows 1st place 1 point to 10th place 10 points, other
places 50 points. The Winner will be the dog with the lowest points. In the event of a tie, the dog’s
times in each of the qualifying classes will be added together. The fastest time will determine the
overall winner.

Avon Small dog of 2009 and Avon Medium dog of 2009
The competition was open to Small & Medium dogs competing at Grade 6 and 7, residing in
Scotland from 1st May 2008 to 30th April 2009, points collected for awards received at KC licensed
events held in Scotland, from agility and jumping classes (special classes excepted). The top 10
point scoring Mediums and the top 10 scoring Smalls will be invited to attend a final competition for
the title(s) Avon Small dog of 2009 and Avon Medium dog of 2009.

Hon-Ye-Go Ginny Perpetual Trophy
Awarded to the Grade 6 show champion, points gained from graded classes over weekend. Kindly
sponsored by Hannah Wade.

The Black Jet ABC Perpetual Trophy
Awarded to the Grade 4 ABC show champion, points gained in graded classes over weekend.
Kindly sponsored by Pete and Eileen Wade

SJDC QUALIFIER
The Scottish Junior Dog Club Qualifier is open to SJDC members aged 18 and under. Only family
dogs are eligible for this class. Dogs placed 1st – 4th will qualify for the final. Trophies will be
presented for 1st – 4th place and rosettes to 10th place. If a dog has already qualified the place will
fall to the next dog in line i.e. 5th place.




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CAMPING

Due to the limited space available the holding of spaces will be
strictly limited to two places. The rear camping area has no
limitations.

           There will be strictly no access to camping area until after 2pm
Limited Camping sites available at this venue.
Inclusive Charge: Friday 29thth to Sunday 31st May 2009, Caravans £10.00 Tents £5.00 Avon
Club members: free
Please complete the attached camping form and return with your entry
    1. Camping area available from 2 pm on Friday 29th May 2009
        No arrivals will be accepted before this time.
    2. Camping area must be vacated at the end of the show.
    3. No portable type barbecues or open fires allowed.
    4. All units must carry suitable fire extinguishers and first aid facilities (Kennel Club Health &
       safety Guidelines annex A”G) and have a bucket of water sited outside, at the front of the
       unit.
    5. Dogs must be kept on a lead in the camping area.
    6. Further Guidelines may be issued on arrival at camping area.

Directions to Venue
From East/West/North East/North West Scotland
Exit M8/A8 @ Junction 6 Newhouse follow A73 to Lanark
From South (England)
Exit M74 @ Abington Services Follow A73 to Lanark
The Racecourse is situated approx 1 mile south of Lanark Town Centre. Look out for Agility signs
(Next to Scottish Equestrian Centre)

Catering Onsite

Lanark nearby has numerous restaurants and cafés.

PARKING Day visitors should park in the designated area. Please keep vehicles on the track
indicated to reduce damage to grass.

We advise the following:

Please keep valuables under lock and key.

PLEASE RESPECT THIS VENUE AND THE SURROUNDING AREA

CLEAN UP AFTER YOUR DOG AND DISPOSE OF ALL WASTE IN BINS PROVIDED

                * YOU MAY BE ASKED TO LEAVE THE SHOW IF YOU DO NOT*
                      Do not leave your dog in the car in warm weather
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                  Avon DAC would like to thank everyone who helps at our Show, be it a little or a lot.
                  To our Judges and Scribes, we thank you for your time and effort.

                  Many thanks to the following

                                                            SPONSORS




                                                    Avondale Poultry, Hamilton.
                                                            DHL Tradeteam



The Kennel ClubOlympia Small Dog Agility Stakes Sponsored by Pedigree
Competitors may enter more than one dog in a heat. Competitors may qualify more than one dog for the semi-final. Only one dog
may qualify for the final (Highest placed dog at the semi-final). Once a dog has qualified for the final/semi-final, further heats may be
entered for competition although any placings in these heats will not affect the dog’s eligibility for the final/semi-finals.
Those dogs eligible to compete in competition for small dog agility are those measuring 350mm (1 foot 1 ¾ inches) or under at the
withers.
First and second placed dogs from the heats will go forward to the semi-final at the City of Birmingham Championship Show. The
first ten will qualify for the final at Olympia.
The competition will be classified as Small Dog combined grades 1 – 7 and judges under the Kennel Club regulations for standard
classes.

The Kennel Club Olympia Large Dog Novice Agility Stakes Sponsored by Pedigree
The competition will be classified as combined grades 3, 4 and 5 and judged under the Kennel Club regulations for standard
classes.
Dogs should be eligible to enter a grade 3, 4 or 5 class at the time of qualifying for the semi-final. Any subsequent wins gained by
the dog will not alter its eligibility to compete in the semi-final.
Competitors may enter more than one dog in a heat and may qualify more than one dog for the semi-finals. Handlers may only
qualify one dog for the final which will be the highest placed the semi-final. Once a dog has qualified for the final/semi-final, further
heats may be entered for competition although any placings in these heats will not affect the dog’s eligibility for the final/semi-finals.
The first three placed dogs from each heat will be invited to compete in the semi-final at the City of Birmingham Championship
Show; where there are multiple splits at a qualifying show, the first two dogs will qualify for the semi-final from each part of the split
class, i.e. for two class parts – the first two from each part would qualify, for four class part – the first two from each part would
qualify.
The first thirty-five placed dogs in this semi-final will be invited to compete in a further semi-final at Olympia. The top ten highest
placed dogs in the Olympia semi-final will qualify for the final in the main ring at Olympia.
Those dogs eligible to compete in Novice Large Dog Agility competitions are those measuring over 430 mm (1 foot 5 inches) at the
withers.
It is important that handlers who gain a place in a heat with a previously qualified dog inform the Show Secretary on the day of the
show of this fact.

The Kennel Club Olympia Medium Dog Agility Stakes Sponsored by Premier Agility Equipment
This competition will be classified as combined grades 1 to 7 and judged under the Kennel Club regulations for standard classes.
Competitors may enter more than one dog in a heat and may qualify more than one dog for the semi-finals. Handlers may only
qualify one dog for the final which will be the highest placed the semi-final. Once a dog has qualified for the final/semi-final, further
heats may be entered for competition although any placings in these heats will not affect the dog’s eligibility for the final/semi-finals.
The first two placed dogs will be invited from each heat to compete in the semi-finals. The first ten highest placed dogs at the semi-
finals will be invited to compete in the finals to be held at Olympia.
Those dogs eligible to compete in Medium dog competition are those measuring over 350 mm (1 foot 1 ¾ inches) and those
measuring 430 mm ( 1 foot 5 inches) or under at the withers and eligible to compete in combined grades 1 to 7 for Medium Dogs.


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