From the Victorian Agility Committee
Top Dog 2017 - New Rules Overview
New Rules -
Top Agility Dog 2017
New Rules -
Top Jumping Dog 2017
(Jumping rules virtually same as Agility)
Online Initial Entry Form 2017 (for everyone)
Designed to obviate the need for everyone to send 'copies' of
Only those who qualify for Top Dog based
on points scored will need to
send copies of passes. However we might be able to 'verify' points
claimed using results produced by clubs.
Top Dog Points Calculator
easier calculation of Top Dog points. Can be used as a TD points
and as the entry form when requested to send copies of pass cards.
Can be sent via the Contact Form or printed and sent with pass card
Top Dog 2017 Finalists
Congratulations to all those who qualified for Top
Dog 2017. All who qualified plus those who entered but did not
qualify have been advised by email. It is an historic Top Dog year
with the competition moving to a 'height based competition'.
2017 Running Order
The main difference this year is that it is a "drawn" running order.
See Notes at the foot of the page.
Return to Top Dog Main
- Summary of Changes
(Terry Coles interpretation)
- Can nominate up to 15 passes (each for A & J)
- Maximum of 3 passes from interstate (each A & J)
- Passes from RTB, RTH & RTG not eligible
- Victorian residents only
- Dogs must be registered with DV.
- Top Dog A & J Finals at State Trial
- Qualifying passes
must be from Master A & J classes where all dogs run the 'same
course' but with varying SCT based on the five heights (200 to 600).
(If the 'course' is 'different for heights' then the pass does not
count - Nationals excepted)
- No points allocated for 10th place Qualifying passes (previously 1
- Dogs in each TD Final
(A & J) will compete on the 'same course' with a SCT based on the
rate allocated to a 200 dog.
- No 'Reserves' for TD Finals (previously up to 3 for each A & J
- Up to 14 Finalists to be selected for TD A & J Finals based on the
highest points within each height group.
- A minimum of 5 'eligible' passes for TD points is required (not
automatically guaranteed that each height shall be represented in TD