Everyone entering the GKCDTC training building must wear a face mask or face shield. ASDS requirements may be different.
Obedience & Rally Trial July 25 & 26, 2020
All Star Dog Sports in Blue Springs, MO
Judges Jeanne Ramirez, Pat Kasten, and Rick Garvin. Karen Anderson had to withdraw.
Guidelines-for-Exhibitors-at-GKCDTC-July-2020-Obedience-Rally-Trial Please note that due to the continued coronavirus pandemic and changing requirements of Jackson County MO, these guidelines may change.
SATURDAY – OBEDIENCE: Ring One and Ring Two will run simultaneously
SATURDAY – RALLY, Ring Three: Event #1 will be in the morning; Event #2 will be in the afternoon
SUNDAY – OBEDIENCE: Ring One and Ring Two will run simultaneously
SUNDAY – RALLY, Ring Three: Event #3 will be in the morning; Event #4 will be in the afternoon
AKC has published several Suggested Best Practices for Obedience and Rally Trials
For the full text see Suggested Best Practices for the Well-Being of Dog Sport Participants, dated May 12, 2020
COVID-19 Follow Up – Suggested Best Practices, dated June 16, 2020
Rally Course Maps, dated June 18, 2020
Scheduling Dogs Per Hour dated June 23, 2020
Handling Scent Articles dated June 23, 2020
Clubs can require participants to wear face masks when the premium explicitly states face masks are required. There are suggestions for using posts instead of people for Figure 8 posts; handling the dumbbell; handler management of their dog between exercises; handling the leash in Rally; Rally walk throughs; and posting of Rally course maps.
Obedience Regulations amended to January 1, 2019, and including inserts effective August 1, 2019, and September 4, 2019.