*******************NADAC*****************

For the 2017/2018 season, we will be running NADAC style classes at our shows. These will include Hoopers classes, Barellers, Tunnellers, Distance challenges and NADAC Agility Classes.

NADAC classes are great fun for everyone! We will also be running a NADAC league, so the more points you gain in your NADAC classes, the more likely you are to make it to the NADAC finals! As always with leagues, there will be awards for the top 3 in the league at the end of season awards presentation.

*******************PROMOTIONS*****************

Remember - if you have achieved automatic/voluntary promotion in one discipline but not the other, you have the option of moving up in both.

Orange = Automatic Promotion - NO action required by you

Blue = Voluntary Promotion (if you are in the blue section and you wish to be promoted you must apply via email which MUST BE RECEIVED BY 24th September otherwise you remain at your original level for the season) EMAIL SUBJECT - BAA PROMOTION 2017

REMEMBER - IF YOU HAVE A VALID REASON FOR NOT WANTING YOUR DOG TO MOVE UP THEN CONTACT US AND EACH SITUATION WILL BE GIVEN INDIVIDUAL THOUGHT IN THE DOGS BEST INTERESTS

Dogs acheiving 2 wins Agility or 2 Wins Jumping may apply for promotion during the season

(please note if you choose to move up during the season you will be entered at a lower place in the higher league)

PROMOTION is via points gained within the league tables or two Agility or two Jumping wins during the season & Winners of British Open Championships & Finals.

The promotion tables are produced using the following guidelines:

Introductory to Primary:  

Gaining at least: 100 points for Automatic promotion then gaining at least 50 points for voluntary promotion.

Primary to Novice: 

Gaining at least: 200 points for Automatic promotion then gaining at least 100 points for voluntary promotion.

Novice to Graduate: 

Gaining at least: 400 points for Automatic promotion then gaining at least 200 points for voluntary promotion.

Graduate to Masters: 

Gaining at least: 800 points for Automatic promotion then gaining at least 400 points for voluntary promotion.

Please note: If your dog is Automatically or Voluntary promoted in one element & you wish to move up in both, then you may do so using the promotions form.

All the promotion tables have taken into account: Points & Wins

All automatic promotions will be completed for you.

If you wish to move up voluntarily please send an email to taming-canines@hotmail.co.uk detailing your details, your dogs details, along with details of your move up. Email subject must be BAA PROMOTION 2017

All voluntary promotion needs to be resolved by 24th September 2017 otherwise dogs remain at their current level for the season.

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BAA are changing Jump & Dog Height requirements so that NO dog jumps
anything that is any higher than its own height measured to the withers
compulsory or no more than 1" voluntarily

Dogs under 13" = Micro = 9"
Dogs under 13" Have a choice Micro or Tiny = 11.5” (where available)
Dogs between 13" & 14" Have a choice Tiny/Micro
Dogs Over 14" & up to 16" = Mini = 13.75"
Dogs Between 16" & 17" Have a choice Mini/Medium
Dogs over 17" & up to 20" = Medium = 17.75"
Dogs Between 20" & 21" have a choice Medium/Maxi
Dogs over 21" & up to 24" = Maxi = 21"
Dogs over 24" = Maxi Plus = 24"

The weight to height ratios will remain the same.
Changes within the BAA are decided following "on the ground" studies, gathering of data & information from scientific studies & veterinarians that provides evidence jumping lower is beneficial for the dogs long-term well-being.

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The British Agility Association are based near Melton Mowbray and hold agility competitions throughout the UK, with the emphasis on the long-term well-being of the dogs

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