- Competition is open to all Main and Associate Register dogs and bitches in Novice, Open, Utility and Utility Dog Excellent classes.
Community Companion Dogs compete for the CCD Awards.
- The medallions are competed for over the three trials which constitute the NSW Obedience State Titles Weekend:
- the trial conducted by Eastern Suburbs Dog Training Club held on Saturday 30th September 2017,
- the trial conducted by Penrith Kennel and Obedience Club held on Sunday 1st October 2017
- the NSW Obedience State Titles held on Monday 2nd October 2017.
- Handlers must enter each trial to be eligible.
- Handlers must obtain a qualifying score in the NSW State Titles and must obtain a qualifying score in at least one of the other two trials to be eligible.
- Prizes will be a gold medallion for first, a silver medallion for second and a bronze medallion for third.
- Placing points are computed as follows:
• 1 point for a first place
• 2 points for a second place
• 3 points for a third place
• 4 points for a fourth place
• 5 points for a fifth place
• and so on
- The total aggregate placing points will be calculated from the points at the NSW State Titles and the higher placing from the other two trials.
- The three best total aggregate placing points will receive a State Title medallion.
- In the event of a tied aggregate points (two dogs on the same computed points):
the dog with the highest placing from the NSW Obedience State Titles will be declared a winner.
if there is still a tied score the dog with the highest total aggregate score from the two trials will be declared a winner.
If the competitors are still tied, the dog with the highest score at the NSW Obedience Titles will be a winner.
If the dogs are still tied each dog will carry out an off lead heeling exercise judged by a State Titles Judge Each dog will do the off lead exercise separately.
- There is no entry form; all dogs are deemed to have entered.
- There are no entry fees.