Rule Changes Effective April 1, 2022

We are in the final stages of releasing the revised Master Handbook which goes into effect June 1, 2022.  The following changes, however, are effective April 1, 2022.

  • Flag lines will no longer used in any class previously requiring them
  • Use of “Rat Tea” preferred for Trailing & Locating and Trailing Brace
  • Once a class has finished, the class may not be reset for further exhibitors
  • Dog in White no longer required for Urban Locating
  • 10 minute wait time in Urban locating reduced to 5 minutes
  • Nesting Trailing / Brace I  and II courses no longer permitted
  • The first dog to find the quarry in brace may NOT reward at source until the judge has called yes for the second dog
  • The countdown time in brace begins when the first dog has been removed from the quarry so the second dog can go in.