Obedience

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.  

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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.  
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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.