Large Grade 1-3 Agility Dog Vegas Qualifier supported by First Place Processing
First Place Processing
The “‘Dog Vegas Qualifier” is a competition for Large dogs eligible for Grades 1, 2 & 3. There will be approximately ten qualifying heats. The top 5 dogs from each heat (top 3 if the heat is split into 2 parts), will qualify for the The Dog Vegas Final comprising of approx 50 dogs at the July Dog Vegas show in 2020.
At the final, prize money of £250 will be awarded between the top 5 places dogs & handlers, 1st- £100, 2nd-£70, 3rd-£50, 4th-£20, 5th-£10. The winner will also receive a trophy & money off vouchers for future Dog Vegas shows.
- Jump heights will be set at 650mm standard heights until Jan 1st 2020 when jump height will be set at 600mm for the qualifier.
- A place in the final will not be open to dogs competing at intermediate after Jan 1st 2020.
- This class must be judged under the appropriate Kennel Club Rules in force at the time of the competition
- If the entry for a heat exceeds the KC limit for a judge in a day then the class will be equally and randomly split and another judge appointed for the second part.
- 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.
- The competition is open to Kennel Club registered dogs eligible to compete at Large Height Grade 1, 2 & 3.
- Handlers may enter more than one dog in the competition and may qualify more than one dog for the final event.
- Once a dog has qualified for the final it may enter further heats, as long as it is still eligible for Grade 1, 2 & 3.
- Handlers who have already qualified their dog for the final must report this fact to the appropriate Show Secretary before running in the class. If the already qualified dog then qualifies again, the place will be awarded to the highest placed unqualified dog.
- The first five dogs from the heat will be invited to compete in the final. The next five dogs will be held as reserves.
- If the class is split the top three dogs from each part will be invited to compete in the final. The next top three in each part will be held as reserves.
- 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.
- In the event of a handler being unable to compete in the final due to illness or injury a substitute handler for the qualifying dog will be allowed to run the dog.