Agility Regulations & Standing orders

These documents outline the way we will run agility in NZ. For the most up to date information refer to the latest copy of the regulations

Latest Regulations effective March 1st 2017

Agility regulation changes, becoming effective March 1st 2017.

Changes are in red. A full copy for the regulations will be posted here when it becomes available.

Changes relate to:

Up Aframe contacts are not to be judged.

Judges to communicate with and indicate to competitors when it is Ok for them to start their run

Starting a run before the judge has indicated will be a disqualification.

Collapsible tunnel safety measures.

Scoring weave faults in Elementary A

Running order protocols introduced

Mixed height in Jumpers pairs to be default.

Wings to be used for backside approaches

Refund regulation expanded

Re-run and Tied score protocols introduced

Latest Regulations effective September 1st 2016

Download the Full Regulations Effective Sept 1st 2016. Changes are in red.

Changes relate to:

More accessibility for potential new judges.

AD and ADX Advanced - Allowing AD and ADX Advanced entries to be taken on the day if the Club wishes.

Making changes to use of AD/ADXA entry forms.

Changes may be made to Elementary courses

Certificate of fitness timeframes and procedures.

GAMES - Changes to graduation for Ribbon trials from Grade B jumpers to Grade A.

- Allowing changes to be made to a Jumpers Pairs entry under certain circumstances.

- Rates of travel for games added. Add information about when you can do obstacles in the gamble area.

- Eligibility for Games (based on Senior level)

Latest Regulations effective June 2015

Download the Full Regulations Effective June 2015

Clubs that have finalised Certificate of fitness inspections, 2015.

Counties, Wairarapa

Other policy documents.

There are various policy documents which should be read in conjunction with the regulations as they expand and clarify the regulations. They include:- Jumpers Guidelines, Probationary guidelines, Measuring guidelines (which can be found on the Information page under Measuring) and Standing orders (currently under review).

  • Jumpers Class guidelines for Judges
  • Guidelines for judges probationaries, 2012

  • NZKC Agility Standing Orders.

    Standing orders, revised 2015, DRAFT


    Previous regulation changes - summaries