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Special Note

Whilst the ANKC Ltd permits individual Clubs or Members to download and print the ANKC Ltd Rules for personal or club use,  only ANKC Ltd State Member Bodies are permitted to download and print the ANKC Ltd Rules in a bound or other format for sale or distribution.

AGILITY

Rules for the conduct of Agility Trials - [effective from 1 January 2018]

Rules for the conduct of Agility Games - [effective from 1 January 2018]

Rules for the conduct of National Agility Teams Events - [effective from 1 January 2018]

Judges Training Scheme for Agility Jumping & Games Trials
The regulations pertaining to the Judges Training Scheme for Agility Jumping & Games Trials can be found under ANKC Ltd Regulations 3G

Non Resident Agility Judge
The Agility Overseas Judges Approval Criteria

 

DANCES WITH DOGS

Rules for the conduct of Dances with Dogs Competitions - (effective from 1 January 2019)

Dances with Dogs Competition Judges Training Scheme
The regulations pertaining to the Dances with Dogs Competition Judges Training Scheme can be found under ANKC Ltd Regulations 3H

Non Resident Dances with Dogs Judge
The Dances with Dogs Overseas Judges Approval Requirements for Non Resident Judges

 

TRICK DOG

Rules for the conduct of Trick Dog Tests - (effective from 1 January 2020)

Guide to Set Up and Performing Trick Tests - (effective from 1 January 2020)

Trick Dog Test Judges Training Scheme
The regulations pertaining to the Trick Dog Judges Training Scheme can be found under ANKC Ltd Regulations 3Hb - (effective 1 January 2020)

Non Resident Trick Dog Judge
The Dances with Dogs (including Trick Dogs) Overseas Judges Approval Requirements for Non Resident Judges - (effective 1 January 2020)

 

DRAFT TEST

Rules for the Conduct of Draft Test (Amended October 2017)

Non Resident Draft Test Judge
Draft Test Overseas Judges Approval Requirements for Non Resident Judges

 

ENDURANCE

Rules for the conduct of Endurance Test (formerly ANKC Regulations Part 12) - (effective 1 January 2019)

Judges Training Scheme for Endurance Trials
The regulations pertaining to the Judges Training Scheme for Endurance Trials can be found under ANKC Regulations Part 3D

Non Resident Obedience/Tracking/Track & Search/Endurance/Rally Obedience Overseas Judge
Obedience/Tracking/Track & Search/Endurance/Rally Obedience Overseas Judges Application form

 

FLYBALL

At the February 2019 ANKC Ltd Special Board meeting it was resolved for ANKC Ltd to endorse the proposed agreement between ANKC Ltd and Australian Flyball Association and subsequently to recognise the sport of Flyball as an ANKC Ltd recognised discipline effective from 9 February 2019.

ANKC/AFA Flyball Agreement - February 2019

ANKC Flyball Title Recognition Procedure - February 2019

 

HERDING

Rules and Regulations for Herding Trials - (effective 1 January 2018)

ANKC Ltd Listing of Recognised Working Dog Associations or Kindred Bodies (as referenced in Chapter 8 of the Rules and Regulations for Herding Trials)

ANKC Procedure to apply for recognition of a breed for Herding

Herding Judges Training and Assessment Program
The regulations pertaining to the Herding Judges Training and Assessment Program can be found under ANKC Ltd Regulations 3M

Non Resident Herding Judge
Herding Overseas Judges Approval Criteria for Non Resident Judges

 

LURE COURSING

Rules for the conduct of Lure Coursing Trials - (Rule 8.1 (b) and (c) amendment August 2017 effective 1 January 2018)

Judges Training Scheme for Lure Coursing Trials
The regulations pertaining to the Judges Training Scheme for Lure Coursing Trials can be found under ANKC Ltd Regulations 3L

 

OBEDIENCE

Rules for the conduct of Obedience Trials

Judges Training Scheme for Obedience Trials
The regulations pertaining to the Judges Training Scheme for Obedience Trials can be found under ANKC Ltd Regulations Part 3C

Rules for the conduct of Rally Obedience Trials - Amended February 2016

Rally Obedience Signs

Judges Training Scheme for Rally Obedience Trials
The regulations pertaining to the Judges Training Scheme for Rally Obedience Trials can be found under ANKC Ltd Regulations 3F

Non Resident Obedience/Tracking/Track & Search/Endurance/Rally Obedience Overseas Judge
Obedience/Tracking/Track & Search/Endurance/Rally Obedience Overseas Judges Application form

 

TRACKING

Rules for the conduct of Tracking Trials - (effective 1 January 2019)

Judges Training Scheme for Tracking Trials
The regulations pertaining to the Judges Training Scheme for Tracking Trials can be found under ANKC Ltd Regulations 3E
[Note:  As from 1 January 2019 the regulations pertaining to the Judges Training Scheme for Tracking Trials will be known as ANKC Ltd Regulations Part 3E (a).

Rules & Guidelines for the conduct of Track & Search Dog Trials - (effective 1 January 2019)

Judges Training Scheme for Track & Search Trials
The regulations pertaining to the Judges Training Scheme for Track & Search Trials can be found under ANKC Ltd Regulations 3E (b)

Non Resident Obedience/Tracking/Track & Search/Endurance/Rally Obedience Overseas Judge
Obedience/Tracking/Track & Search/Endurance/Rally Obedience Overseas Judges Application form

 

RETRIEVING & FIELD

Rules for the conduct of Retrieving Ability Tests for Gundogs - (effective 1 January 2019)

Application for Associate Gundogs to complete in Retrieving Ability Tests for Gundogs

[NOTE: Retrieving Ability Tests for Gundogs - Eligibility to be a Judge - has now been converted to Regulations Part 3I

Rules for the conduct of Retrieving Trials for Gundogs

Rules for the conduct of Field Trials for All Pointing Breeds of Gundogs - (effective 1 January 2019) - NEW RULES

Rules for the conduct of Field Trials for Pointers and Setters - (effective 1 January 2019)

Rules for the conduct of Field Trials for Spaniels and Retrievers - (effective 1 January 2015)

Rules for the conduct of Field Trials for Utility Gundogs - (effective 1 January 2019)

Rules for the conduct of Utility Gundog Ability Tests - (effective 1 January 2009) - Amended June 2010

Non Resident Retrieving & Field Trial Judge
Retrieving & Field Trial Overseas Judges Approval Criteria for Non Resident Judges

 

SLED SPORTS

Rules for the conduct of Sled Sports Events - (effective 1 January 2015)

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