January 8, 2020

Episode 237: AKC 2020 Rule Changes Including Fix and Go and For Exhibition Only

In this episode (53:32)

In this episode, AKC Executive Field Representative Kitty Bradley joins the podcast to explain the new rule changes for the American Kennel Club.

You Will Learn

  • Why the AKC is allowing a third tunnel option.
  • How the AKC is addressing the issue of spacing between jumps.
  • Why you should remove the tape from your weave poles.
  • What is “Fix And Go” and how is it different from “For Exhibition Only”.

Fix and Go at Westminster

After the podcast, we received confirmation from Paul Campanella, Director of Agility for the Westminster Kennel Club, that Fix and Go WILL be allowed during the Preliminary rounds at the Masters Agility Championship at Westminster. However, FNG runs are scored as an E, and an E in a preliminary round disqualifies the team for the finals. Fix and Go will NOT be permitted during the Finals.

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