12—14 October 2018

Bury Farm Equestrian Club, New Bury Farm, Mill Road, Slapton, Bucks, LU7 9BT

AC Events is proud to be producing the British Agility Championships . This event aims to showcase the very best of British Agility and to provide handlers with an event that gives a prestigious atmosphere at this brilliant venue, along with an incentive to excel with large cash prizes and great support from our sponsors.

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ABOUT THE EVENT

British Agility Championships

Quick Fire Answer

- All faults are converted to time (e.g., 5F = 5 seconds).

 - The competition is run over two jumping rounds & two agility rounds.

- Handlers score points for the places they gain in each heat.

- The top ten dogs from each height class, after the first two qualifying rounds, will go forward into the speed jump off final on Saturday.

- The Top 15 Dogs after 4 rounds will progress to the British Championships final on Sunday

- The fastest dog with the least amount of course faults will win the final.

British novice stakes

Quick Fire Answer

- This class consists of two jumping rounds and two agility rounds.

- Handlers Score points for the places they gain in each heat.

- The top scoring dog from each height class after the first two qualifying. rounds will go forward into the Speed Jump off final on Saturday.

- The Top 10 dogs after 4 rounds will progress into the British Novice stakes final on Sunday.

- The fastest dog with the least amount of course faults will win the final.

british open grand national

Quick Fire Answer

- This is an Open class for any level of dog.

- This course will be a jumping class that will include an a-frame.

- Handlers run one single course.

- The winner of each height class will progress directly into the Speed Jump off final on Saturday.

- The fastest dog with the least amount of course faults will win.

NEWS

BRITISH AGILITY CHAMPIONSHIP JUDGES

Ivan Amez Alvarez

I have been working with dogs since 2009, when my wife and I decided to open our own Centre for Dog´s in Asturias in the north of Spain.

 

Our goal was to promote Dog Agility in this region of Spain. In the last several years, we have celebrated two Spanish Championships and other important national competitions in this region that have been attended by a lot of competitors.

 

I started to compete in agility with my German Shepherd Charly in 2009 and now I have a Spanish Water dog. However, above all this I love to judge. I enjoy thinking about different paths for the dogs, always bearing in mind the safety as well as the enjoyment for both dogs and handlers.

 

I've had the chance to judge some important competitions such as:

 

  • Agility Gotor Cup 2013, attended by more than 700 dogs
  • 2014 L´Almozara Dogs Festival
  • 2015 Iberico Open (Spain and Portugal)
  • Agility Festival in Jersey in 2017 and 2018
  • The Spanish WAO Try out competition in 2014, 2016 and 2017

 

I feel very proud to be one of the Judges of the Judges at the British Agility Championships in 2018 - and look forward to my first judging appointment in England.

Neil Ellis

I would firstly like to thank the The British Agility Championships  for asking me to judge at the 2018 event  . To be involved with the most prestigious of events on the agility calendar is a privilege, and to do so alongside the world’s best is an honour.  I wish the very best of luck to all of the competitors across the event.

 

I have been competing in agility for 13 years, taking my first ever agility dog from Grade 1 to Grade 7 and onto Agility Champion status, representing Great Britain in 2011 and 2012 at the European Championships. I have also been asked to run other people’s dogs and have competed with them at Crufts and Olympia with great success.

 

My judging career began back in 2009 at the age of 16, and in July of 2017, I qualified as a Kennel Club Approved Championship Judge, the youngest in the UK at 23. I have been privileged enough to judge qualifiers for all major finals in the UK, and internationally, including the Team England WAO tryouts in 2016, as well as the inaugural Novice Championships at the British Agility Championships. In addition, I have high profile judging appointments lined up over the coming 12 months, including the Luxembourg Winter Finals and the South West UKA Grand Finals, as well as Crufts in 2020.

 

I feel I have a unique outlook on the growth and development of our sport as a Coach for The Team GB Junior Squad. Having exposure to course design worldwide has only bettered my course design, and helped to promote safety, but speed and complexity, all together.

 

When not teaching, competing or judging, I am a full-time Acute Dependency Nurse working at Frimley Park Hospital, Surrey.

 

BRITISH NOVICE

STAKES JUDGE

Natalie Webb

I studied Animal Behaviour and Welfare at university and currently live in Gloucestershire with my four dogs.

 

I have been competing in agility for over ten years and have taken part in most of the major UK finals. I was lucky enough to represent Team England at The World Agility Open in 2013 and have made one of my dogs up to agility champion status.

 

Having passed my KC judging exam in 2012, I am now working towards my championship level approval. I would like to thank Anthony for his invitation, this is a fantastic opportunity and I look forward to the event.

VENUE


Bury Farm Equestrian Club,

New Bury Farm,

Mill Road, Slapton,

Bucks LU7 9BT

 

Map:

http://www.buryfarmestates.co.uk/maps.asp

 

Contact:

britishagilitychampionships@gmail.com

EVENT DATE

12–14 October 2018

Dog Agility Training, Willow Tree Farm, Downington.

Fairford Road, Lechlade, Gloucestershire  GL7 3DL

Telephone 01367 252828

Email britishagilitychampionships@gmail.com

 

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BRITISH AGILITY CHAMPIONSHIPS

 The competition is run over two jumping rounds & two agility rounds.