Versatility

2016 Versatility Forms are available on the Show Documents page

The Versatility Competition Chairperson will handle the automatic entry in the Versatility conformation class. Entries in any regular conformation, rally and agility class and lure coursing stakes are the responsibility of the owner. Dogs must compete in each event, not just be entered. NOTE: There will be a $10 entry fee required for the Versatility competition. Please send this with the entry form. This must be received by the entry deadline of March 23, 2016 or your dog will not be eligible to compete in the 2016 AWC Versatility event.

The AWC Versatility Competition was developed to recognize Whippets that excel in four areas of competition: conformation, lure coursing, rally and agility. The competition is open to all Whippets entered in Triathlon/Versatility conformation, rally, agility, and lure coursing offered at the 2016 AWC National Specialty. Teams may enter both the Triathlon and the Versatility Competition.  There will be 10 placement awards.

 

VERSATILITY AWARDS

First Place in Versatility: Large Rosette, Commemorative 9 ¼” plate

• TJ Challenge Trophy

• The Calvin Memorial Trophy, handpainted Whippet Motif trophy

Second through Tenth Place: Rosette, 7 ½” commemorative plate

 

AWC National Versatility Competition Rules and Scoring

Click HERE to download a copy of the Versatility Rules and a Scoring Example

 

Teams 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 Mr. Charles Roberts, Strebor Whippets.

Lure Coursing: The AWC National trial will be held on Sunday, April 24th and will be an ASFA trial.

Rally: Only ONE class is allowed for Versatility scoring and must be declared at the time of entry.

Agility: Dogs must enter both the Standard and JWW classes

NOTE: For both Agility and Rally: If your dog has a title or legs toward a title you may not enter a lower class and utilize that score for this competition. In addition, you may not compete at a lower Preferred level in Agility. If you do, your dog will be disqualified from the competition. All dogs must be handled by their owner in each event (including conformation).  If you have more than one dog 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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