Classes

Click on each class for Details and special instructions for each class

 

Winner Takes all Jumping

Fast Jumping Course
Least faults win with time used as a tie-breaker.
Cash prizes for winners!

Further Detail

$3 from each entry will go to the prize fund. Winner from each jump height will win the total amount tallied for that jump height.

Agility Biathlon
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.

Further Detail

  • Running order for Agility will be in reverse order of Jumping results.
  • Eliminations in the Jumping round will not progress to the Agility round.
  • Progression to Biathlon Agility from the Jumping round is the top 65% of the initial entry or the top 6, whichever is higher.
  • In the event of a tie for the Agility Biathlon Champion, the scores from the Agility round will determine the winner. If there is still a tie for a podium place, the dogs will compete in a run-off on the Agility course.
  • Eliminations in the Agility round will not be placed in the Agility Biathlon.
Games Challenge
Snooker round and a Gamblers round with the results combined. Cumulative scoring; highest number of points wins with time as tie breaker only, in all aspects of the Games Challenge

Further Detail

  • Running order for Gamblers will run in reverse order of Snooker results.
  • Eliminations (dogs not stopping the timers by going over the finish jump) will score 0 points with SCT as the course time.
  • Progression to Gamblers round from the Snooker round is the top 30% of the Snooker initial entry or top 6, whichever is higher.
  • In the event of a tie for the Games Challenge Champion, the scores from the Gamblers round will determine the winner. If there is still a tie in the top 3, the dogs will compete in a run-off on the Gamblers course.
Speedstakes Challenge

Two Speedstakes rounds which are NOT combined. Rd 1 is the qualifying round for the Rd 2 Final.
Least faults win with time as the tie-breaker only.

Further Detail

  • Running order for Final will be in reverse order of the first round result.
  • Eliminations in the qualifying round will not progress to the Final.
  • Progression to the Speedstakes Final from the round 1 semi final is the top 20% or top 5, whichever is higher, (not including the automatic Classic Bye finalists)
  • Eliminations in Final will not be placed in the Speedstakes Challenge.
Masters Series Last Chance Heat

An Agility round and a Jumping round with results combined
Faults converted into seconds (5 faults = 5 seconds) and time faults treated the same as course faults but converted on a 1:1 ratio.
Cumulative scoring; dog with the lowest score wins.

Further Detail

  • Running order for both classes will be in random order for this event.
  • Winners in each height of the Agility round and the Jumping round qualify for the Masters Series Final.
  • 1st & 2nd place overall qualify for the Masters Series Final.
  • 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 for a podium place, the dogs will compete in a run-off on the Agility course.
  • Eliminations will result in 100 faults with SCT time as the time.
  • Dogs that score double elimination will not be placed.
  • If a handler qualifies for the Final who has not yet qualified throughout the year, they will need to pay the Masters final fee at the Open to run in the Final.
  • There is no payout for this event with all prize money going towards the Masters Series Final prize fund.
UKI US National Championships

Consists of Rd 1, Rd 2 (semifinal), and Final. Rd 1 will be a Jumping class. Rd 2 and the Final will be an Agility class. (classes designed at a Champ level)

Each round is a separate competition (scores are not cumulative).

Further Detail

  • In each round the dog with the least faults will be deemed the winner with time used as a tie breaker.
  • Rd 2 Bye earned throughout the year at local UKI trials: To earn an automatic bye into Rd 2, dog and handler partnerships must have earned Five (5) Agility clear rounds and Five (5) Jumping clear rounds & two (1 jumping & 1 agility) of these results must be obtained on the same day. Two (2) Games class qualifying scores (Snooker, Gamblers, Snakes & Ladders, Power & Speed) and Two (2) Speedstakes clear rounds. Clear rounds have no time or course faults and can be obtained from current level dog is working at, including Masters Heat classes (not available for Nursery).
  • Rd 2 Byes are awarded to Reserve Cup winner or Classic All Clear Biathlon winner
  • Automatic Rd 2 Byes will not run in Rd 1.
  • Progressing to Rd 2 from Rd1: The top 50% of the Rd 1 entry (this does not include the Rd2 Byes in this calculation) or top 10 in each height, whichever is higher, will progress to Rd 2 (eliminations will not move forward).
  • Running orders for Round 2 will be random draw.
  • Progressing to Finals: The top 8 from Round 2, excluding the 2019 UKI Cup Winners, in each height will qualify for the Final (eliminations will not move forward).
  • Running orders for the Final will be reverse order of round 2 results.
  • Overall Cup Winners may still enter Rd 2 – the result from Rd 2 will place your running order in the Final. Elimination in Rd 2 or the choice to not run in Rd 2 will place 1st in the run order for the final.
Masters Final

Agility round and a Jumping round with the results combined.

Faults converted into time. 5 faults = 3 seconds

All handler and dog partnerships must pre-qualify in a local Masters Heat from around the country during Oct 3, 2018 through Oct 2, 2019 with the exception of the Last Chance Heat held at the USA Open or Overall Cup Winner.

 

Further Detail

  • Pre qualification can be gained at local heats by winning the individual Masters Series Agility & Jumping classes and/or coming 1st & 2nd Overall without an E in either class unless a win occurred in the non E class.
  • Running order for both classes will be in random order for this event.
  • Cumulative scoring; dog with the lowest score wins.
  • Faults converted into seconds: 5 faults = 3 seconds (note this is different than the heats). Time faults treated as course faults but converted on a 1:1 ratio.
  • 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 for a podium place, the dogs will compete in a run-off on the Agility course.
  • Eliminations will result in 100 faults with SCT as the time.
  • Dogs that score double elimination will not be placed.
Challengers Round

An agility class for those that had entered the Agility Biathlon and UKI National Championships and did not progress through to the SUNDAY Finals: Biathlon – Agility, and the UKI National Championship Final. (If you are in one of these Finals, this class is not available to you)
Consists of an Agility class that is a one-off round with scores from previous rounds irrelevant.

Further Detail

Least faults wins with time used as a tie-breaker.

The winner qualifies to run in the UKI National Championship Final. They will run first in the Final (eliminations will not move forward).

Power & Speed

One off class with a contact and weave section and a speedstakes section.

Least faults win with time used as a tie-breaker

Junior Overall Competition

Handlers DOB eligibility is on or after May 16th 2001 to comply with the WAO 2020.

Overall results from the Masters Final, Biathlon, National Championship, Speedstakes Challenge and Games Challenge will be counted for each jump height.

Highest number of cumulative points will determine the Winner.

Further Detail

  • Points are allocated based upon the number entered in the event. If 100 dogs are entered into an event, 1st place receives 100 points, 2nd place 99, 3rd place 98 and so on.
  • In classes where a cut off is in place and the Junior does not progress to the next round, then they will get either the points for the place they are in, or if they are in a joint place, they will get that number of points.
  • If a junior does not qualify for the Masters Final or does not run in an event they will score 0 points.
  • If there is a tie on points, the Overall Masters result will be used, followed by the Overall UKI National Championship result, followed by the Overall Biathlon result, followed by the Overall Games Result, followed by the Overall Speedstakes results. If there is still a tie the individual class results will be used to determine the winner in the following order, Masters Agility, Biathlon Agility, Nationals Round 2, Masters Jumping, Biathlon Jumping, Gamblers, Nationals Round 2, Snooker, Nationals Round 1 & Speedstakes Round 1.