Starters Final

About The Starters Agility Challenge

The Agility Club Starters Challenge is one of the finals held at The Agility Club Championship Show and has now been running since 1997.

There are heats held at various shows throughout the country and each one is an agility class available for anyone in grade 1 or grade 2. However, only the highest placed Agility Club member can qualify for the final so it is important that you keep your membership up-to-date to avoid disappointment!

Please ensure that your contact details including an up to date email address are correct on your membership details. All contact regarding qualification and details for the Final will be made by email.

Please make sure that when entering any of the Agility Club Starters Challenge qualifying heats. That your Name and the spelling of your name match the details on your Agility Club membership. Failure to do this may result in you not qualifying for the Final.

Agility Club Starters Agility Challenge 2022 Rules
Large, Intermediate, Medium & Small Dogs

1/ The competition will be run under the relevant Kennel Club Regulations in force at that time. Handlers will be deemed to have agreed to abide by these rules and regulations. Dogs will compete at their measured height.

2/ Each Heat is open to all Grade 1-2 dogs of the correct size for each heat, each heat will offer awards for the heights on offer as follows;

Rosettes to a minimum of 10%,

Trophies <30 = 1st, between 30 and 60 = 1st & 2nd, over 60 = 1st – 3rd

3/ ONLY dogs handled by an Agility Club member at the time of competing (date of joining/renewal must be prior to the first day of the show) may qualify for the Final. In order to compete in the Final you must also be a current member of The Agility Club on the day of the final.

4/ The competition will normally consist of up to twenty Heats. The highest placed Agility Club member in each Grade at the Heat will go through to the Final, providing they have achieved an awarded place as detailed in paragraph 2.

5/ Both handler and dog may only qualify once for each height Final. Each handler and dog pairing may only qualify once for the Final. In the event of the highest placed dog(s) having qualified previously, the next highest placed dog will qualify. The Agility Club reserves the right to call on the next placed Agility Club member if the highest placed is unable to attend the final.

** The show secretary must be informed if a handler or dog that has already qualified for the same height final is placed in a subsequent heat.

Agility Club Starters Agility Challenge 2022: who has already qualified and where?

Large Dogs:

G1 Karen Griffiths Ridanflight Red Slippers Golden Valley June  2022
G1 Lisa Blythin Homersham's Jaffa Agility Club July 2022
G1 Angie Swann Pollyvinall Pinjarra DINAS August 2022
G2 Marian Bowyer Diagemtas Brodie Golden Valley June  2022
G2 Clair Ashford Mini Moo Macy AW(B) Agility Club July 2022
G2 Sarah O'Meara Raff I Dy Garu Di DINAS August 2022
G2 Gaby Farr Loolylooky Awesome Oreo AW(B) Southdowns September 2022
G2 Anna Lang Fajojo Something Brave Phase Purple September 2022

Intermediate Dogs:

G1 Karen Holland Zip A Long Zeke DINAS August 2022
G2 Carol Giles Tegtastic Mrs Fantastic Golden Valley June  2022
G2 Bridget Storer Riverwillow Heather Agility Club July 2022
G2 John Foord Runaway Dizzy of Valgrays RVA July 2022
G2 Wendy Botto Notterts Char Ly Chaplin DINAS August 2022
G2 Charlotte Harding Hendre Caddy Be Maddy Welsh KC August 2022
G2 Nicky Campbell Loopy Rupey Doodle Doo Southdowns September 2022
G2 Caroline Smith Flyenpig Where Ya Bin Wyre December 2022
G2 Gill Brinicombe Zee Rho Phase Purple September 2022

Medium Dogs:

G1 Ellie Gilroy Mellifluous Mollification Agility Club July 2022
G1 Keira Monk Bit Of A Risk RVA July 2022
G1 Jane Pooley Zaydah Olympic Victory DINAS August 2022
G1 Joanne Barrett Oscar Midnight Black Southdowns September 2022
G1 Andrea Ward Yapsters Spring Heel Jack Wyre December 2022
G2 Dan Blockley Interstellar Storm Agility Club July 2022
G2 Ruby Strutt Licosateria Seismic Wave RVA July 2022
G2 Izzy Hill Red Rummy Golden Valley June  2022
G2 Caren Smith Flinstone's Red Pearl DINAS August 2022
G2 Victoria Bisset TeddyThe Golden Bear Southdowns September 2022
G2 Isabel Abbott Jack Black Cocker Wyre December 2022

Small Dogs:

G1 Sarah Maslanka Pilgrim's Pocket Rocket Golden Valley June  2022
G1 Alex McFetridge Turbo Rat AW(B) Agility Club July 2022
G1 Amy Sandford Giz With The Friz Southdowns September 2022
G2 Nicola Ayres Nelly's Gunner be Chaos Golden Valley June  2022
G2 Amber Birkett Lovely Lovely Luther Agility Club July 2022
G2 Sophie Balchin Licosateria Bat Out Of Hell RVA July 2022
G2 Helen Postle Glensalach My Game O Thrones DINAS August 2022
G2 Caroline Stocks Hawksflight Night in Rio Welsh KC August 2022
G2 Isabella Cox Temelora Looks Like Angel Southdowns September 2022
G2 Jo Gleed Devongem Classic Wyre December 2022
G2 Pam Davis Arrival  Red Hot Toddy Phase Purple September 2022