UK Agility International Canadian Cups, Classics and Masters

An overview of classes you will find at Cups and Classics. For full rules please see the premium for the show you are attending

UKI Canadian Cups and Classics in 2020

To get information on the dates and venues for the UKI Canadian Cups and Classics in 2020,  please click below.

Overall Cup Winners

Top Dog Award

  • Each jump height will produce the best scoring dog from the overall results in the Master Series 1, Speedstakes Challenge, Agility Biathlon and Games Biathlon
  • To be eligible for the Overall results, all 4 events (Master Series 1, Speedstakes Challenge, Agility Biathlon and Games Biathlon) must be entered, with all 4 events run for competition.
  • When the height class has 3 or less dogs – The Top Dog and Top Dog Reserve Placements will only be awarded to teams who have earned no more than 2 Elimination scores.
In a nutshell....
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The Top Dog gets an automatic spot in the Final of the Canadian National Event (subject to specified criteria )

Top Dog Reserve

  • The 2nd place dog from the overall results in the Master Series 1, Speedstakes Challenge, Agility Biathlon and Games Biathlon will be the Top Dog Reserve
  • To be eligible for the Overall results, all 4 events (Master Series 1, Speedstakes Challenge, Agility Biathlon and Games Biathlon) must be entered, with all 4 events run for competition.
  • When the height class has 3 or less dogs – The Top Dog and Top Dog Reserve Placements will only be awarded to teams who have earned no more than 2 Elimination scores.
In a nutshell.....
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The Top Dog Reserve will receive an automatic Bye into Round 2 of the Canadian National Event (subject to specified criteria).

Cup Classes

Agility Biathlon

  • Consists of a Jumping round and an Agility round with the results combined.
  • Cumulative scoring; least faults wins with time as tie breaker only, in all aspects of the Biathlon.
  • Eliminations will result in 100 faults with a 60 second course time.
  • A no show will result in 1000 fults with a 60 second course time.
  • Combined scores of 320 and more will not be placed.
In a nutshell.....
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This class consists of a jumping round and an agility round. Results are combined and the least faults wins.

Speedstakes Challenge

  • Consists of 2 Speedstakes rounds with the results combined.
  • Running order for Round 2 will be in reverse order of Round 1 result.
  • Each round is cumulative and is scored time plus faults. 
  • Eliminations will result in  100 faults with a 60 second course time.
  • A no show in either event will result in disqualification from the Champ Speed Stakes Challenge event.
  • Combined scores of 200 faults will not be placed.
In a nutshell....
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Get those running shoes on for 2 Speedstakes rounds with the results combined.

Games Challenge

  • Consists of a Snooker round and a Gamblers round with the results combined.
  • Cumulative scoring; highest number of points wins with time as tie breaker only.
  • Eliminations (dogs not stopping the timers by going over the finish jump) will score 0 points with SCT as the course time.
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Get your game face on for a round of Snooker and a round of Gamblers! Results from both rounds combined.

Masters Series (runs at both Cups and Classics)

  • Consists of an Agility round and a Jumping round with results combined.
  • Cumulative scoring; dog with the lowest score wins.
  • Faults converted into seconds (5 faults = 5 seconds) and time faults treated the same as course faults but converted on a 1:1 ratio. i.e. 2.25 seconds over a standard course time of 40 scores = 44.50
  • In the event of a tie for the combined results, the result from the Agility round will be the deciding factor.
  • Eliminations will result in 100 faults with 60 seconds as the time.
  • Dogs that score double elimination will not be placed.
  • Competitors must pre-qualify for the Master Series Final at UKI Canadian Open by earning a bye in the Master Series Heat (Pink Certificate).
  • Prequalification can be earned by the winners of each class regardless of the number of dogs entered and by the following aggregate scoring. If 1-5 dogs are entered in a particular height the 1st and 2nd will pre-qualify, if 6 – 10 dogs 1st, 2nd & 3rd will qualify and if more than 11 dogs are entered in a particular height the 1st, 2nd 3rd and 4th will qualify.
  • Only the same dog and handler who earn the bye will be allowed to run at UKI Nationals; their jump height must be the same at both events.
In a nutshell...
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All faults are converted to time (e.g., 5F = 5 seconds and so on) over 1 jumping and 1 agility round.

Classic Classes 

UKI Classic Biathlon

  • Consists of a Jumping round and an Agility round with the results combined.
  • Running order for Agility will be in reverse order of Jumping results.
  • Cumulative scoring; least faults wins with time as tie breaker only, in all aspects of the Biathlon.
  • In the event of a tie for the Agility Biathlon Winner, the scores from the Agility round will determine the winner. If there is still a tie, the dogs will compete in a run-off on the Agility course.
  • Eliminations in the Jumping round will still progress to the Agility round with E’s running first in random order in the RO for the Agility round. Eliminations will score 100 faults
  • Winners in each height with both rounds clear, will receive an automatic Bye into the Final Round of the Canadian National event at the 2020 UKI Canadian Open.
  • Winners in each height with faults (excluding eliminations), will receive an automatic bye into Round 2 of the Canadian National event at the 2020 UKI Canadian Open.
In a nutshell...
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A Jumping round and an agility round with the results combined.

UKI Classic Pentathlon

  • Consists of 4 preliminary classes with points allocated for placements in each class that are combined into one result to enable participation to run in the Final.
  • The 4 preliminary classes include: Snooker, Gamblers, Agility & Jumping and are run and scored under UKI Rules & Regulations.
  • The Final consists of a Speedstakes course and is run and scored under normal UKI Rules & Regulations.
  • The tabulation for each of the 4 preliminary classes is based upon the number of dogs entered within each jump height in each event. The winner of the class (i.e. Snooker) will receive the highest points which is equal to the total number entered in that jump height. Example: If 12 dogs are entered in the 22 inch height then the winner will receive 12 points, 2nd place 11, 3rd place 10 and so on.
  • Eliminations (dogs not stopping the timers by going over the finish jump in Gamblers and Snooker) will score 0 points
  • Eliminations in Jumping or Agility will score 0 points
  • A no show in any of the classes or if any of the classes are run for NFC – will result in a loss of eligibility to move onto to the Final, regardless of ranking in the other classes.
  • The top 50% from the 4 preliminary rounds will progress onto the Speedstakes Final.
  • Dogs with 3 or more 0 scoring results in preliminary classes will not progress onto the Final.
  • The bottom 50%, including those that scored three or more zero’s, will move onto the Speedstakes Consolation Run that is scored under normal UKI Rules & Regulations.
  • A tie at the 50% cut off will round up to move all tied dogs into the Final.
  • The running orders for the preliminary classes will be random order.
  • The running orders for the Final will be reverse order of the combined result of the preliminary score after the 4 rounds. If there is a tie for running order placement, the Agility placement followed by the Jumping placement, followed by the Gamblers placement will determine the running order.
  • The running orders for the Consolation run will be in random order and are not strict.
  • The winner of the Pentathlon in each jump height will receive an automatic bye into the Final Round of the Canadian National Event at the 2020 Canadian Open. 2nd place will receive an automatic bye into Round 2 of the Canadian National Event at the 2020 Canadian Open.

 

In a nutshell...
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Run four rounds to get a place in the coveted Speedstakes final.