Triathlon

The AWC Triathlon competition was developed to recognize Whippets that excel in three areas of competition: conformation, lure coursing and obedience. The competition is open to all Whippets entered in 

Triathlon/Versatility conformation, obedience and lure coursing at the AWC National Specialty. There will be 10 placement awards. 

 

Download 2017 Triathlon Entry and Rules here

 

TRIATHLON AWARDS

 

First Place in Triathlon: 9 ¼”inch commemorative plate.

• Handpainted Whippet Motif trophy donated by Jim and Susan Bolduc

• The Cora N. Miller Triathlon Trophy

• The Jack McManus Trophy

 

Second through Tenth Place: 7 ½” commemorative plate

First through Tenth Place: Two-tone martingale collar and lead with a brass plate on the collar with 

placement engraved. Designed by Bolduc Leather and offered by Jim and Susan Bolduc.

• Rosette.

 

AWC National Triathlon Rules and Scoring

Click HERE to download a copy of the AWC Triathlon Rules with a Scoring Example

The Triathlon will utilize a ranking system identical to the Versatility competition. Dogs will be given ranks based on their scores in the respective competitions. The ranks will be averaged with the lowest total average winning.

Conformation: The Triathlon/Versatility Conformation judge this year is Mary Downing

Lure Coursing: The AWC National trial will be held on Sunday, April 16th and will be an AKC Trial.

Obedience: Only one obedience class will count toward the final Triathlon rank and that class must be declared on the entry form below.

 

NOTE NEW RULE CHANGES FOR 2016:

1). If your dog has a title or legs toward a title in UKC, CKC, AKC or any other Obedience titling program, you may not enter a lower class and utilize that score for this competition. If you do, your dog will be disqualified from the competition.

2). All dogs must be handled by their owner in each event (including conformation). If you have multiple dogs entered, you may use a handler for the group portion of conformation. NO professional handlers unless they co-own the dog being handled.

 

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