VAS Dog High Jump

This competition is open to all dogs of all shapes and sizes

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VAS Dog High Jump Programme



ENTRY: $2.00 (Entries taken on show day at Secretaries office)

STARTS: 12.00

1st Trophy, 20kg bag of dog food (valued at $60) + ribbon, 2nd ribbon & 3rd ribbon

This competition is conducted under the regulations supplied by VAS Ltd. This competition is a test of the dogs jumping ability. 

 SMALL DOG (Under 50cms)

MEDIUM DOG (50cms- 60cms)

LARGE DOG (60cms & over)

Jumps will be constructed to a minimum of 600mm wide & covered with carpet.

Rules and Regulations

  1. This competition is a test of the dog’s jumping ability
  2. The competition is open to all dogs
  3. The dog is permitted to jump on to or over the jump
  4. A dog who has won at a local show/field day level will qualify for the State Final Judging
  5. A dog can represent only one local show/field day
  6. All dogs not competing must be on a lead with a handler in the marshalling area behind the competition area
  7. Competition area should be 15 metres long by 8 metres wide
  8. Only one dog may be loose in the competition area at any one time
  9. There must be a handler at the top of the jump to act as a catcher if necessary, and a handler as a catcher at the bottom
  10. The dog’s owner must supply one extra handler
  11. A ladder will be provided for the handler
  12. Each dog is allowed three attempts at each height
  13. In the event of two dogs jumping the same height, the winner shall be determined as the dog that took the least number of attempts for the wining height
  14. A dog may compete on a loose lead
  15. If the dog is not on a loose lead the dog must be released at a minimum of three metres from the jump
  16. Any mishandling or misuse of a dog will incur immediate disqualification
  17. If, in the opinion of the stewards, a dog is unsafe to other competitors or the general public, it will be withdrawn from the competition
  18. The jumps should be constructed according to the following specifications:-
  • The top must be a minimum of 600mm wide and covered with carpet or some such material
  • If your society is considering constructing a dog jump please contact the VAS office for detailed plans
  1. Classes
  • Small dog class under 50cms
  • Medium dog class 50cms and less than 60cms
  • Large dog class 60cms and over
  1. If since competing at a local show/field day, a winning dog has grown in height that dog must compete in the appropriate height class at the State Final

State Final Prizes
First Place in each Class Receives a sash and Trophy

Second and Third in each class receive a Sash

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