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AKC Novice Rally Class and Trick Class

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Name: AKC Novice Rally Class and Trick Class
Date: June 12, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT
Event Description:
Do More With Your Dog Trick Classes All Levels
  • Novice – this is the first level for those just getting started in competition.

    • All exercises are performed with the dog on leash.

    • There is a requirement of 10-15 stations to complete with no more than five stationary exercises.

    • The exercises performed vary from turning 360 degrees to changing paces during the course.

    • Exhibitors at this level may clap their hands and pat their legs through the course.

  • Advanced – this is the second level, which includes more difficult exercises throughout the course.

    • All exercises are performed off-leash.

    • There is a requirement of 12-17 stations with no more than seven stationary exercises.

    • Exercises include a jump as well as calling your dog to the front of you instead of to a heel position.

  • Excellent – this third and highest level of AKC Rally is the most challenging.

    • Exercises are performed off-leash except for the honor exercise.

    • There is a requirement of 15-20 stations, with no more than 7 stationary exercises.

    • Handlers are only allowed to encourage their dogs verbally. Physical encouragement is not allowed at this level.

    • The Excellent-level exercises include backing up three steps, while the dog stays in the heel position and a moving stand, while the handler walks around the dog.

      All dogs can get a number including purebreds and mixed breeds.


      Do More With Your Dog

    • Novice Trick Dog (TKN)
    • The dog performs 10 skills from the Novice list. (see link to “Application” below for lists of skills). If a dog has a Canine Good Citizen (CGC) certificate or title on record at AKC, it can do 5 Novice tricks (CGC + 5) to earn the Novice title.

    • Intermediate Trick Dog (TKI)
    • The dog must have the Novice title, plus perform 10 Intermediate tricks.

    • Advanced Trick Dog (TKA)
    • The dog must have the Intermediate title, plus perform 10 tricks from the Advanced list.

    • Trick Dog Performer (TKP)
    • I?n this title, handlers perform a short routine with at least 10 tricks previously learned.

    • Trick Dog Elite Performer (TKE)
    • Testing of this truly elite trick dog level requires the dog to perform 10 tricks with at least 5 props and there must be a story.

Event Media:
Alden's Kennels Inc.
6810 Barnard Mill Rd
Ringwood, IL. 60072
Date/Time Information:
Starts Wednesday 6/12/19 at 6pm
Contact Information:
815 728-0559
Six week session meets every Wednesday cost of $150.00 for the course we accept all credit and debit carrds, checks and cash. You can register on line from our website and pay with PayPal if you like,
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