UK Agility International US 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 US Cups and Classics in 2020

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Overall Cup Winners

Overall Cup Winner

  • Each jump height will produce the best scoring dog from the overall results in the Agility Biathlon, Masters Series Heat, Games Challenge & Speedstakes Challenge.
  • To be eligible for the Overall results, all 4 Cup events (Agility Biathlon, Games Challenge, Masters Series & Speedstakes Challenge) must be entered & with all 4 events run for competition.
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The Cup Winner gets an automatic spot in the 2020 National Championship Final and automatic entry into the Masters Final at the 2020 UKI US Open.

Overall Cup Reserve

  • The 2nd place dog in each jump height from the overall results in the Agility Biathlon, Masters Series Heat, Games Challenge & Speedstakes Challenge.will receive an automatic Bye into Round 2 of the UKI National Championship class.
  • To be eligible for the Overall results, all 4 Cup events (Agility Biathlon, Games Challenge, Masters Series & Speedstakes Challenge) must be entered & with all 4 events run for competition.
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The Cup Overall Reserve will receive an automatic Bye into Round 2 of the UKI National Championship class.

Cup Classes

Agility 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 random in the RO for the Agility round. Eliminations will score 100 faults
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.
  • Cumulative scoring; least faults wins with time as the tie breaker only.
  • In the event of a tie for the Speedstakes Challenge, the scores from round 2 will determine the winner. If there is still a tie, the dogs will compete in a run-off on the round 2 course.
  • Eliminations in Round 1 will still progress to Round 2 with E’s running first in the RO for the 2nd Eliminations will score 100 faults.
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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.
  • Running order for Gamblers will run in reverse order of Snooker results.
  • Cumulative scoring; highest number of points wins with time as tie breaker only.
  • In the event of a tie for the Games Challenge, the scores from the Gamblers round will determine the winner. If there is still a tie, the dogs will compete in a run-off on the Gamblers course.
  • Eliminations (dogs not stopping the timers by going over the finish jump) will score 0 points with SCT as the course time.
  • Eliminations in Snooker will still progress to Gamblers with E’s running random in the RO for the 2nd
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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.
  • Running order for the 2nd class will be in reverse order of placement of the first round.
  • 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
  • 1st & 2nd place overall qualify for the Masters Series Final at the UKI US Open
  • In addition, Winners in each height of the Agility round and the Jumping round qualify for the Masters Series Final at the UKI US Open
  • In the event of a tie for the combined results, the result from the Agility round will be the deciding factor. If there is still a tie, the dogs will compete in a run-off on the 2nd
  • Eliminations will result in 100 faults with SCT time as the time.
  • Dogs that score double elimination will not be placed.
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 Rd 2 of the UKI National Championships at the 2020 UKI US 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 winners of the Speedstakes Final will be given an automatic Bye into the Speedstakes Final at the 2020 US Open.
In a nutshell...
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Run four rounds to get a place in the coveted Speedstakes final.
At UKI US Cup and Classic events, trial hosts may also choose to schedule regular UKI Classes.  Check the premium for details.