EVENT RULES

Rules set by your host club:

​NO training vest or jacket (ie; gappay or similar attire) may be worn during any phase [Tracking, Obedience, Protection] when competing in a sanctioned USCA event (Page 12 of 88 of the USCA Rulebook).

TRACKING:

We will try and offer practice tracking however tracking in the area is limited. If your require practice tracking please contact us and we will provide you with an address of a practice field.​

DO NOT PRACTICE WITHOUT PERMISSION ON HAY FIELDS WITHIN a 25 MILE RADIUS OF THE HOST HOTEL!

A competitor and/ or the dog entered in the 2019 USCA Northeastern Regional Championship will be dismissed from the 2019 USCA Northeastern Regional Championship, if the competitor, the owner or handler of a dog entered in the 2019 USCA Northeastern Regional Championship is caught, practicing in the actual Regional Championship tracking fields.

NO EXCEPTIONS!!​​​

OBEDIENCE AND PROTECTION:

Practice training for obedience and protection will be Friday October 4th, 2019, go to the Practice Sign Up page to reserve your time slot.​

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PRACTICE/TRAINING ON REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP FIELD

No handler entered in the trial may train on the Regional Championship field for two weeks prior to the official practice, nor while the event is in progress. The only exception is for bitches in season, who will be permitted practice time immediately after all other dogs in the competition have completed both phases, but before their scheduled performances.

Training aids are allowed at the stadium during the official practice up until the beginning of the trial as defined by handing in the score book at Draw Night.  All rules for the proper use of these aids will be enforced.  Motivational items may be used during the trial until entering the tracking field or “stadium” field. 

A competitor and/ or the dog entered in the 2019 USCA Northeastern Regional Championship will be dismissed from the 2019 USCA Northeastern Regional Championship, if the competitor, the owner or handler of a dog entered in the 2019 USCA Northeastern Regional Championship is caught, practicing in the actual stadium field other than the designated practice times and days.

NO EXCEPTIONS!!​​​

FEMALES IN HEAT:

The trial chairman needs to be notified immediately when a female which is entered in the 2019 USCA Northeastern Regional Championship is in heat or becomes in heat during the Regional competition prior to the practice/ training on the Regional Championship field. The handler/-s of those particular female/-s will receive sufficient training times after all other dogs in the competition have completed both phases, but before their scheduled performances. A veterinarian certificate is required.