Below are some reasons why you might want to compete at a UK Agility show.
- 2 programs for progression through points, competing against your peers
- All dogs start at Beginner level, allowing all young or inexperienced dogs to begin with nice flowing courses
- Nursery and casual classes for young, new, older or recovering dog
- ‘Not For Competition’ runs allows training in the ring environment with the ability to reward your dog with a toy.
- Four, fairer and more suitable jump heights
- Toy, Midi and Standard dogs jump lower heights than at KC, with the difference between each height at a much more even spread.
- Course plans checked to ensure levels are standardized and suitable
- Our standardised method of course measuring gives suitable course times for each level.
- Standardisation of equipment rules including only rubber contacts
- No stride discrimination with no judging of up contacts
- The inclusion of games classes allows handlers a variety of runs to test themselves against
- Most UKA shows offer every level and height of dog 4-5 runs per day
- ‘Try Before You Buy’ membership
- Pay on the day entries accepted
- If you wish to pre-enter our processing time is much shorter, meaning a later commitment point to shows for competitors
- A £6 Dog registration includes all measuring, online entries and results for life
- Transfer your dog to UKA based on its current KC grade.
- Next day move up rules means no waiting to continue with progression through the levels
- Even with smaller classes there is a high ratio of rosettes to placings to mark your dogs achievement.
- UKA Grand Finals has the opportunity for all levels and heights to qualify
- Aim to compete internationally with WAO team qualification through the Masters Series
- A friendly show environment
- All rule changes at UK Agility are made with the good of the dog, competitor and the sport in mind
- Run for agility competitors by agility competitors