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Changes to Rally Regulations

25 October 2016    09:30
 

The General Committee has recently approved a number of changes to rally regulations, the Kennel Club has announced.

With effect from 1st January 2017, the following amendments to the regulations have been made:

Amendment to Regulation S(A)3

The following amendment is made in order to slow down the progression of dogs by only being able to gain an award in one level at a time.

Regulation S(A)3. Titles

(Only the highest Level title achieved should be used after the dog’s name. The title is designated as ‘RL1’, ‘RL2’, ‘RL3’, ‘RL4’, ‘RL5’, or ‘RL6’ and appears after the dog’s name).

Level 1 Title

Requires three qualifying scores of 170 or better, earned under three different judges at Level 1, or at Level 2 while eligible for Level 1

Level 2 Title

Requires three qualifying scores of 170 or better, earned under three different judges at Level 2, or at Level 3 while eligible for Level 2.

Level 3 Title

Requires three qualifying scores of 170 or better, earned under three different judges at Level 3, or at Level 4 while eligible for Level 3.

Level 4 Title

Requires three qualifying scores of 170 or better, earned under three different judges at Level 4, or at Level 5 while eligible for Level 4

Level 5 Title

Requires three qualifying scores of 170 or better, earned under three different judges at Level 5, or at Level 6 while eligible for Level 5.

Level 6 Title

Requires three qualifying scores of 170 or better, earned under three different judges at Level 6.

Transitional provision – a dog which has achieved a Level 2 or a Level 3 Title before 1st January 2014 (under the previous definitions) shall be entitled to the designation RL3 or RL5 respectively on and after 1st January 2014.

(Deletions struck through.)

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