AGILITY RUN THRUS


OPEN TO MEMBERS AND CONDITIONAL MEMBERS

The Committee has come up with a Plan regarding running run thrus this season as safely as we can to ensure we are in compliance with safety precautions regarding  COVID-19 - Please read below regarding Details!

     November 14, 2020:  

Coordinator arrives 8:30-8:45 to clean.

Course builders arrive at 9 and enter the building.

There will be a large orange cone outside the entrance door.  This means NO ENTRY!  When this cone has a smaller green cone on top, ENTRY IS PERMITTED.    (Estimate 9:45, 10:55, 11:55, 12:55)

Course walk as soon as course is built followed by the briefing. 

First dog on Line *estimate: 10:00, 11;10, 12;10; 1;10

   

     December 12, 2020

Coordinator arrives 8:30-8:45 to clean.

Course builders arrive at 9 and enter the building.

There will be a large orange cone outside the entrance door.  This means NO ENTRY!  When this cone has a smaller green cone on top, ENTRY IS PERMITTED.    (Estimate 9:45, 11:00, 12:15)

Course walk as soon as course is built followed by the briefing. 

First dog on Line *estimate: 10:00, 11:15, 12:30

     January 16, 2021 

     February 20, 2021 

     March 2021 - Date TBD 

 

Description

Who may participate?  Dogs that are competing or have competed in any agility venue, or dogs who are 12 months or older. All dogs must be capable of sequencing 12-15 obstacles while staying with their handler. All dogs must be able to perform any obstacle used (whether it was the dog's choice or the handler's choice), at full height, SAFELY. 

Dogs who are noticeably unsound may NOT participate. Per AOC policy, aggressive dogs and bitches in season may NOT participate. The committee reserves the right to excuse any dog that does not meet these criteria.

Handlers who are training their first agility dog or are unclear about these rules are encouraged to talk to their AOC agility instructor or a committee member for guidance in assessing their dog’s ability.

Event start time is variable. Run order and the contact equipment used is also variable. 

 

REFER TO THE CLUB CALENDAR and/or the YAHOO LIST for pertinent details regarding each event.

Flat buckle collars without tags ONLY
 

Training aids encouraged (targets, food tubes, jackpot toys, etc.)

Cost for members is $5 per dog – cash or check (no coupons) There will be self-registration.  Bring your own pen to check in.  Bring exact change or a check (no coupons).  Use the cash box / envelope system that is in place for building use.  Check your name off the list that will be near the cash box. 

 

SAFETY DETAILS: 
 

There will be NO day of event entries, NO hospitality and NO spectators. 

There will be (3) 60 min sessions each with approximately 5 handlers.  

 

You will not be able to choose your session.  The coordinator will assign each individual a time slot. There will be no paper course maps for distribution.  Several will be posted.  When you are emailed with your assigned time slot, course maps will be included.

If you can not attend please notify the coordinator IMMEDIATELY so if there is a waitlist someone can be notified to take your spot.  

There will be ONE walk through for each time slot (not each run as at previous events).  

 

By signing up you are agreeing to abide by the rules and procedures set forth here AND in the AOC COVID guidelines AND you are agreeing to help set bars as there will be no formal ring crew.

Registration will open 2 Sundays prior to the event date and will close the Sunday prior to the event. A wait list will be maintained if the event fills.  For the December 12th Session registration opens November 29th @ 9 am and will close December 6th at 5pm.   

REGISTRATION AND WORKER LINK:  

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScA8HYkHjxXZfkIDvAN1XSU0_wdeZfrYTdnarKEIUKQ2kiBNA/viewform?usp=sf_link


Two nested courses – one easier, one harder – two minutes of floor time per run (use your time as you wish!)
 

Crating out of your Car is encouraged.  Crating will be available in the kitchen only and everyone MUST maintain 6’ social distance.  NO CRATES in the center of the room – crates around the perimeter of the room ONLY.

 

Failure to keep your mouth AND nose covered while in the building will result in your dismissal from the event.

 

Do NOT attend if you are experiencing ANY unhealthy symptoms whatsoever.  If you are experiencing any symptoms OR have had a change in your schedule, PLEASE contact the coordinator so your spot can be offered to someone else.

 

There will be no leash runner or gate steward.  Coordinator and/or a participant will time.

Course builders must wear gloves  when course building.  Tear down crew must wear gloves when putting equipment away. 

 

Participants who are changing bar heights must wear gloves OR use hand sanitizer.

 

EVERYONE MUST EXIT THRU THE SIDE DOOR after their run


FULL height equipment (5’6” frame, 5’ frame for 4” and 8” dogs – 12 poles (no aids). 
Jump heights offered: 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24.  You may run your dog at ANY height you choose.

Changes, cancellations and notices will be posted to the Yahoo List.

 

Contact: 

Cathy Keenan: keenondogs@gmail.com

Vanessa Manzi: vannamanzi@gmail.com

Chris Beck: k9crazey@gmail.com