Triathlon / Biathlon Agility

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In the Canadian Classic TRIATHLON / BIATHLON Agility events a numbered course will be set by the judge, and the dog must complete the course as quickly and fault free as possible.

In TRIATHLON / BIATHLON Agility, time + faults will determine the score.

Lowest score will determine the WINNER of the TRIATHLON / BIATHLON AGILITY award for each height category (Mini/Maxi) and Division (Open/International)

Example:

Dogs time 24.56 seconds
+ 1 Off Course 5 seconds
Total Dog Time 29.56 seconds

There will be a maximum course time of 90 seconds per dog.

If a dog / handler team have not completed their run within 90 seconds they will be eliminated and dismissed.

Eliminated dogs will received a time of 100 seconds.

OBSTACLES:

A-Frame, Teeter, DogWalk, Flexible Tunnel, Breakaway Tire, Weave Poles (6 or 12), Single Jumps (1 Bar) wing or non wing

In addition, Agility courses MAY contain:
Broad Jump, Double Jump, Wall Jump,  Table (positionless).

There will be NO Ascending Spread
(not allowed in European FCI courses)

FAULTS:

      • Refusal = 0 faults;
      • Popped poles = 0 faults;
        (must be restarted and completed from beginning or will incur a non completion fault)
      • Knocking Broad Jump marker poles = 0 faults;
      • Missed down contact = 5 faults;
      • Unsafe entrance to teeter or dogwalk (coming on from the side above the contact)= 5 faults;
      • Off course = 5 faults;
      • Knocked bar/board/stepping on or between Broad Jump = 5 faults;
      • Jumping between tire and tire frame = 5 faults; (must retry and perform successfully or will incur a non completion fault
      • Breaking the tire = 5 faults
      • On and off Table before 5 count is complete = 5 faults;(must retry and perform successfully or will incur a non completion fault)
      • Unsafe execution = 10 faults;
      • Handler Physically Assisting Dog = 20 faults;
      • Non Completion = 20 faults;
      • Harsh handling of dog (Verbal or Physical) = Warning / 5 faults / Elimination (depending on severity)
      • Dog aggression (toward handler / judge / other dogs / other people) = Warning / 5 faults / Elimination (depending on severity)