Midwest Jack Russell Terrier Club Summer Celebration Trials I & II

 
Midwest Jack Russell Terrier Club Summer Celebration Trials I & II
Midwest Jack Russell Terrier Club
                                  Summer Celebration Trials I & II

                                            AUGUST 21, 2021 A-Rated Trial
                                                               and
                                            AUGUST 22, 2021 A-Rated Trial

                                                Sandwich Fair Association
                                                   1401 Suydam Road
                                                 Sandwich, Illinois 60548
                         Sanctioned by The Jack Russell Terrier Club of America.
   Exhibitors and owners of terriers entered in sanctioned classes must be current members of the JRTCA.

The JRTCA requires exhibitors to include a copy of their current JRTCA membership cards with their entry forms or present
their current cards when trial packets are picked up at the registration table. You may join the JRTCA on the day of the trial
prior to your classes starting by completing a membership application and paying the applicable fee.

The pre-entry date to qualify for lower class fees is August 13. Trials will be held rain or shine.

              JUDGES                              Saturday                      Sunday
              Conformation                        Joan Crouse                   Ursula Schwalbe
              Racing                              Anne Davis                    Anne Davis
              Go-to-Ground                        Don Gaskell                   Ted Ely
              Super Earth                         Ted Ely                       Don Gaskell
              Trailing & Locating                 Kym Davis                     Kym Davis
              Agility                             Joyce Polivka                     --
              Rally Obedience                           --                      Rhonda Rebhorn
              Lure Coursing                       Ken Klapperich                Pat Hendron
              Barn Hunt                           Lynne McPherson               Lynne McPherson
              Brush Hunt                          Jan Bell                      Jan Bell
              T-N-T Tunnel                        John Tyno                     John Tyno

                                                    Trial chaired by committee.
                                              Debbie Izzo, Trial Co-administrator
                                              614/949-7818 dlizzo@yahoo.com

                                               Roy Izzo, Trial Co-administrator
                                             614/395-0424 steel_2@hotmail.com
Midwest Jack Russell Terrier Club Summer Celebration Trials I & II
COVID-19                                          Some things may change.
                                                                 An Illinois executive order released in mid-May states
                                                                 that "any individual who is not fully vaccinated and who
                                                                 is over age two and able to medically tolerate a face
                                                                 covering (a mask or cloth face covering) shall be required
                                                                 to cover their nose and mouth with a face covering when
                                                                 in a public place and unable to maintain a six-foot social
                                                                 distance.” The good news is that the order removes the
                                                                 mask requirement for fully vaccinated residents in most
                                                                 settings Before entering the trial, please be sure you are
                                                                 prepared to comply with social distancing and wearing a
                                                                 face covering.
                                                                 Updated details will be available to attendees at the trial.
                                                                 At this time, we plan to take the following precautions:
                                                                      If still in force, the current executive order will
                                                                      require unvaccinated exhibitors to wear face
                                                                      coverings when within six feet of judges and other
                                                                      people not a part of their households.
                                                                      Requiring people to stand six feet apart everywhere
The show will go on…we hope.                                          and particularly in waiting lines for events.
We are taking entries through August 13 but may have to               Increasing the distances between picnic tables,
cancel the trial if, due to COVID-19:                                 ringside spaces and camping spaces.
                                                                      At our Saturday night pizza party, we will have
    The state of Illinois limits the size and/or                      masked and gloved people serving pizza. Bring your
    type of gatherings.                                               own beverages and utensils.
    The crossing of state lines in our region                         Regretfully, there will be no Hometown Proud
    is severely restricted.                                           Pot Luck on Friday night. We are planning some
                                                                      other fun things that will be announced later.
    The Sandwich Fair Association cancels our reservation.            For racing, we will be loading dogs into the race box
    We have an insufficient number of entries.                          one by one. The catch pen will be enlarged and we
                                                                      are still working on ways to manage it.
    We are unable to keep our judging panel intact and                Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the
    have an “A-rated” trial.                                          grounds.
    We are unable to find enough volunteers                           Only one person at a time allowed in the registration
    and/or paid workers to run the events.                            office maintaining social distancing or wearing a face
                                                                      covering.
    Other unforeseen conditions.                                      Arranging the raffle in a different way.
If the trial is cancelled, payments excluding the $5                  Spacing go-to-ground and super earth farther apart.
handling fee will be refunded. If using PayPal/Stripe,                Everything is subject to change!
we suggest you submit your entries early but don’t pay
until August. We will contact people with unpaid                  The Sandwich Fair is in DeKalb County, which is
entries by the deadline of August 13. If paying by check,         in Region 1 of the multi-phased Restore Illinois
the check will shredded or returned. Checks will not be           reopening program. For current information
deposited until August 14. If checks were cashed,                 about Illinois’ response to COVID-19, go to
refund checks will be mailed after the trial.                     https://coronavirus.illinois.gov/s/restore-illinois-
                                                                  introduction.

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S C HEDUL E OF EVENT S
                                                                  See map on page 32 for locations.

SATURDAY               August 21, 2021                    A-Rated Trial
Entry Booth Opens ....................................7:00 a.m.
Racing ..........................................................8:15 a.m. Judge’s briefing.
.......................................................................8:30 a.m. Racing begins. Ribbons presented in main pavilion after racing is completed.
Conformation .............................................Begins at approximately 11 a.m. or after racing is completed.*
Youth ............................................................After racing, meet at conformation ring
Go to Ground ..............................................8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m
Super Earth .................................................8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
                                                                                                                                  FRIDAY AUGUST 20
Trailing & Locating.....................................8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.                                                    ★From 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., early birds
Barn Hunt (non-sanctioned) ....................Begins after racing to 4:00 p.m.                                                    can pick up their trial packets.
Brush Hunt (non-sanctioned) ..................8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.                                                              ★No potluck dinner but other
T-N-T Tunnel (non-sanctioned)................Begins after racing to 4:00 p.m.                                                      activities may be announced.
Agility Run Throughs ................................10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Agility ...........................................................11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Lure Coursing (non-sanctioned) .............Begins after racing to 4:00 p.m.
Awards .........................................................5:00 p.m. (estimated)
Raffle Drawing ............................................5:15 p.m. Ticket sales end 5:00 p.m.
Pizza Party ...................................................6:00 p.m. until pizza is gone!
.................................................................................Sponsored by Midwest Jack Russell Terrier Club

SUNDAY             August 22, 2021                        A-Rated Trial
Entry Booth Opens ....................................7:00 a.m.
Racing ..........................................................8:15 a.m. Judge’s briefing.
.......................................................................8:30 a.m. Racing begins. Ribbons presented in main pavilion after racing is completed.
Conformation .............................................Begins at approximately 11 a.m. or after racing is completed.*
Youth ............................................................After racing, meet at conformation ring
Go to Ground ..............................................8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Super Earth .................................................8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Trailing & Locating.....................................8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Barn Hunt (non-sanctioned) ....................Begins after racing to 4:00 p.m.
Brush Hunt (non-sanctioned) ..................8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Rally Obedience .........................................Begins after racing.
T-N-T Tunnel (non-sanctioned)................Begins after racing. to 4:00 p.m.
Lure Coursing (non-sanctioned) .............Begins after racing. to 4:00 p.m.
Awards .........................................................5:00 p.m. (estimated)

* Child & youth handler conformation classes are the first conformation classes each day and begin after racing is concluded.
All times approximate and subject to change for various reasons beyond our control.
Please pick up after your dogs and keep the trial site and hotel grounds clean.

 Check our website www.midwestjackrussellterrierclub.com and Facebook page at
 www.facebook.com/groups/midwestjackrussellterrierclub for the most up-to-date information.
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Welcome to the Midwest Jack Russell Terrier Club Summer Celebration Trials

                                        Entries: The deadline for pre-entering the trial is August 13. Entries received or
                                        paid for after August 13 are considered post-entries. For competitors who enter at
                                        least one class during the pre-registration period, any classes added at the trial site
                                        will be the same price. Go-to-ground move-ups are at the pre-entry fee. Pre-entry
                                        fees per class are $11 for MWJRTC members and $13 for non-members. The post-
                                        entry fee for everyone is $15 per class. No post-entries for racing unless heats are
                                        not full and approved by officials.
                                           Trial Vault: We accept online registrations through the Trial Vault system. To access
Trial Vault, go to www.trialvault.dog. There is a quick start guide in the Files section on our Facebook page, web site or here.
If you prefer not to pre-register for classes, we urge you to create a free account with Trial Vault by the August 13 pre-
registration deadline so your information can be accessed if you come to the trial. There is a $25 fee if we have to set up
your account during the trial. If you need help creating a Trial Vault account or registering for the trial, please contact
Debbie Izzo at dlizzo@yahoo.com or Catherine Byrne at cabyrne@ameritech.net.
Payment: Entries are not considered complete until payment is received before or by August 13. Payment may be made by
credit card on Trial Vault with Stripe or separately with PayPal. To pay with PayPal, click here or send payments to
treasurer@mwjrtc.com. You do not need a PayPal account to pay by credit card. There is a $5 handling fee added to PayPal/
Stripe credit card payments. If paying by check or money order, send it to the club treasurer, Catherine Byrne, 645 7th Ave.,
La Grange, IL 60525. No need to include registration documents. Just write Summer Celebration in memo section of the
check. All payments must be in U.S. dollars. There is a $40 fee for returned checks.
Refund Policy: Credit card payments including the $5 handling charge will be refunded minus the 2.9% fee charged to us
by Stripe and PayPal. If paid by check, uncashed checks will be shredded or returned. If checks were cashed, refund checks
will be mailed after the trial. For prepaid entry fees. 100% minus fees will be refunded for entries withdrawn on or before
August 13. 100% minus fees will be refunded for bitches in heat when presented with a veterinary certificate dated on or
after August 13 that certifies the bitch entered was in heat. 50% minus fees will be refunded for entries withdrawn after
August 13 but before August 20. NO REFUND will be issued for no-shows or cancellations received on or after August 20.
Full refund minus PayPal/Stripe fees if we cancel the trial due to COVID-19 issues.
Club membership: To join our club, go to our website, www.midwestjackrussellterrierclub.com,
and complete the online application.
JRTCA Administration fees and membership: Your JRTs do not have to be registered or recorded with the JRTCA to
attend a sanctioned trial but you must be a member of the JRTCA. This rule does
not apply to people entering only non-sanctioned classes. Adult JRTs who are
registered or recorded and puppies not yet eligible for registration/recording pay     Local Veterinary Services
an administration fee of $2 per dog per day. The fee for JRTs who are not              Sandwich Animal Hospital
registered or recorded is $7 per dog per day. To become a member of JRTCA, go          815-786-2103
to www.therealjackrussell.com/jrtca/jrtcaprt.php and complete the online
                                                                                       1214 East Church Street
application or use the membership application on the last page of this flyer.
                                                                                       Sandwich, IL 60548
Championship Certificate Classes: Copies of the certificates must be on file in
                                                                                       VCA Aurora Animal Hospital
Trial Vault, included with your entries or shown to the trial administrators or den
stewards at the trial. For Working Conformation classes, a JRTCA Natural               Open every day, 24 hours a day
Hunting Certificate is required. To qualify for Go-To-Ground and Super Earth           630-301-6100
Championship Certificate classes, your terriers must have the corresponding            2600 West Galena Blvd.
certificates. For more information about obtaining certificates, see the JRTCA         Aurora, IL 60506
web site link, www.therealjackrussell.com/breed/certificates.php.                      Tri-County Veterinary Service
Puppies under the age of three months and bitches in season are not permitted          920 Green Brier Rd., Earlville, IL
on the trial grounds. Any person violating this JRTCA rule will be excused from        815-246-9545. Available after
all classes and asked to leave the trial site. This includes the camping area, RVs and office hours for emergencies.
vehicles on the trial site. There will be no refunds and we are required to
document violations. Violators may be subject to additional penalties.

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Conformation Ringside Parking: Reserve spaces in Trial Vault in the “Extras” section along with your entries. Spaces
are approximately 10 feet x 10 feet and will be arranged as appropriate for COVID-19 guidelines. Spaces assigned on a
first come, first served basis with preference given to two-day reservations. Cost is $20 for two days (Saturday and
Sunday) or $15 per day (if available). Please let us know if you want to be located near another exhibitor, if possible.
Reservations will be confirmed.
Jack Russell Terrier Ribbons & Awards: Champion and reserve champion for conformation, go-to-ground, super earth,
trailing & locating and racing. Best and reserve best for conformation. First- through sixth-place ribbons for all classes.
One champion and one reserve champion in each of the non-sanctioned events. Ribbons for Bronze Medallion March.
Ribbons and awards for Youth High Score and Reserve, Agility High Score and Reserve, Rally Obedience High Score and
Reserve and non-sanctioned Child High-Score and Reserve and Versatility High-Point Awards.
Jack Russell Terrier Versatility High-Point Awards: These four non-sanctioned awards highlight the versatility of our
JRT puppies, adults, veterans and seniors. To be included in high-point tracking, register your dog in Trial Vault by
checking the box for the appropriate award from the list that appears at the end of your class choices. Points are
accumulated during the weekend for the awards, which are presented during the awards ceremony on Sunday. For details
on how to earn points, see page 31.
Earthdog Classes and Awards: We offer classes for earthdogs in all events. Earthdog classes are open to terriers and
other earthdog breeds such as dachshunds that measure no more than 15 inches tall at the withers. All earthdog classes
are non-sanctioned. The earthdog classes are not open to JRTs registered or recorded with the JRTCA. Champion and
reserve awards and ribbons for conformation. First- through sixth-place ribbons for all classes. Non-sanctioned.
Earthdog High-Point and Reserve Awards on Saturday and Sunday: This year the awards focus on rat-seeking games,
are offered both days and include reserve ribbons and prizes. To be included in high-point tracking, register your dog in
Trial Vault by checking the box for the appropriate award that appears at the end of your list of class choices. Presented
each day at the awards ceremony, this goes to the earthdog and runner-up with the most points accumulated in Go to
Ground, Super Earth, Trailing & Locating, Barn Hunt, Brush Hunt and T-N-T Tunnel classes. Non-sanctioned. For
details, see page 31.
Golf Cart Rental: You enter a direct contract with Players Golf Cars (www.playersgolfcars.com) of
Rockford, IL. Players Golf Cars must receive your reservation by 4 p.m. CST on August 13. The
rate is $150 for the weekend plus a fair share (about $18) of the amount for the delivery and
pickup. The club coordinates delivery on Friday and pickup on Sunday afternoon. Please call
Kathy at (815) 874-8787 with questions and to make reservations and payment. You will be asked
to provide your name, email address, mobile phone number, number of carts, type of cart (box or
four-passenger), and a credit/debit card for payment.
Camping: This year, all reservations are made through Trial Vault in the “Extras” section— no
need to fill out a separate form. When reserving a campsite, help us improve your stay by providing
your vehicle type, license plate, preferred location and electrical hookup and water needs.
See the fairgrounds map on page 32, on our website, in the Files
section on our Facebook page or click here. In the far northeast       EARLY BIRD CAMPING AVAILABLE
corner of the fairgrounds property is the “Outback,” a large RV        For those arriving in the area before Thursday
park with water, 30-amp and 50-amp electric hookups and an             afternoon, Sandwich Fair is opening their RV park
adjacent dump station. Other locations are available with water        (described here as Outback) for your convenience. The
and 30-amp electrical access. Rough camping spaces with 20-amp         cost is $20 per night, payable directly to the Sandwich
service and water are abundant. For sites outside of the Outback,      Fair. Please call 815-786-2159 to reserve a camping
we recommend you have UL-certified electrical service adaptors,        space. On Thursday afternoon, you will be able to
100 feet of UL-certified electrical service cord and 100 feet of
                                                                       transfer to your assigned space if in a different location.
potable water hose. No camping in conformation ringside spaces.
We honor requests in the order received. Assignments are made
the Sunday before the Summer Celebration and will be sent to the email you provided with your entries. Your trial packet
may include a permit to display on your windshield.
The charge for RV camping is $45 per night or $90 for the trial weekend (Thursday p.m. through Monday a.m.). The tent
and overnight vehicle parking charge is $25 per night. Your stay includes access to shower and toilet facilities 24/7 as well
as waste and trash disposal. Please pay camping fees with your Trial Vault entry.

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Hotels:
The Montcler Hotel by Wyndham, 3300 Drew Ave, Sandwich, IL 60548. 630-273-6000. Formerly the Timber Creek Inn,
this hotel has made an exception for us and is allowing dogs in rooms with a one-time pet disinfection fee of $50. We
blocked a minimum of 10 rooms with two queen beds for $144 per night plus tax for Friday and Saturday and $114 per
night plus tax for Sunday night. Blocked rooms must be reserved by August 6. Our contact is Tegan. About 10 minutes
from the trial site, this hotel is in a beautiful, park-like setting and has a full restaurant and bar. Mention Midwest Jack
Russell Terrier Club when booking. Please be aware of current cancellation policies (48 hours but subject to change)
when booking rooms. Website is www.wyndhamhotels.com/trademark/sandwich-illinois/the-montcler-hotel-trademark-
collection/overview.
Super 8, 2601 E 12th St., Mendota, IL 61342. 815-539-7429. We have blocked eight double-bed rooms at $65 per night
plus tax and four single queen rooms at $58.56 plus tax per night. The pet fee for two dogs is $40 for the weekend. The last
day to book blocked rooms is August 6. Ricki is our contact at the hotel. This hotel is about 35 minutes from the trial site.
Mention Midwest Jack Russell Terrier Club when booking your room. Website is www.wyndhamhotels.com/super-8/
mendota-illinois/super-8-mendota/overview
Quality Inn, 1307 Kailash Drive, Mendota, IL 61342. 815-538-3355. We have blocked a             Text messaging updates
minimum of 10 double queen-bed rooms at $90 per night plus tax. The pet fee for the             We are in the process of
weekend for up to two dogs is $20; additional dogs are an additional $20. There is a            investigating a text-messaging
10% discount if you have a military ID. The last day to reserve a blocked room is August        system to communicate with
6. This hotel is about 35 minutes away from the trial site. Ask for Cindy and mention           attendees during the trial.
"Midwest Jack Russell Terrier Club. “Website is www.choicehotels.com/illinois/                  Remind is one program we may
mendota/quality-inn-hotels/il144                                                                use in addition to Trial Vault.

Food: There will be a food truck at the trial site on Saturday and Sunday.
RV Rentals: Local sources for RV rentals are Cruise America (www.cruiseamerica.com), Outdoorsy
(www.outdoorsy.com) and RV Share https://rvshare.com. Some allow dogs and will deliver the rental RV to the trial site
for an additional fee.
Raffle: Ticket sales end at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday. The drawing takes place at 5:15 p.m. in the Main Pavilion. Tickets are
drawn and the winning tickets attached to prizes. You need not be present during the drawing but you must be able to take
prizes with you or have a friend pick them up. Donate an item and get 10 free tickets. Tickets can be purchased along with
your entries in the “Extras” section on Trial Vault or on site from the Raffle Masters. A special 50/50 cash raffle will be
conducted to benefit a worthy cause that will be announced.
Class Sponsorships: Sponsorships help defray the costs of putting on the trials and support our efforts to preserve,
protect and work the Jack Russell terrier. Sponsors will be recognized at the trial. Sponsorships are $20 for a regular class.,
$25 for a best and reserve best class and $25 for a champion and reserve champion class. Select and pay for sponsorships
in Trial Vault (preferable) or during the trial.
JRTCA Sanctioned Trial 2020 Rulebook: There have been some changes to rules for racing, go to ground and super
earth. See the racing information in the class list. For some go-to-ground and super earth classes, the times to reach quarry
are now based on the length of the tunnel. Copies of the rulebook will be available at the trial. It is also available from the
JRTCA web site at https://www.therealjackrussell.com/trial/rulebook.php. For general information about Jack Russell
terrier trials, see Trialing 101 at www.therealjackrussell.com/trial/trialing101.php
JRTCA National Challenge Awards: If offered this year, this trial qualifies for the JRTCA National Challenge Awards. For
more information, go to www.therealjackrussell.com/trial/challengeawards.php.
Youth Division: Information for child and youth competitors can be found in the JRTCA Child and Youth Handbook and
Study Guide available at www.therealjackrussell.com/download/2017_JRTCA_YouthStudyGuide.pdf.

Vendors: Vendors are welcome. We ask that
vendors donate an item to the raffle and
notify a trial administrator so we can
designate a space for the booths. This year,
we welcome Penny P & Me and Cathy’s
Canine Complements. Please plan to visit
their booths in the main pavilion.

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General Rules for All Exhibitors

1. All sanctioned classes are open to Jack Russell Terriers only.               measurement of the terrier will be considered the terrier's official
                                                                                height for the duration of the trial. Only JRTCA height cards issued
2. Exhibitors and owners of terriers entered must be current JRTCA
                                                                                after September 1999 will be honored.
members and must not be a member of a conflicting JRT
organization or register their JRTs in any all-breed registry or                12. Excessive use of squeaky or fur-like baiting devices by exhibitors
conflicting JRT organization. If an exhibitor is found to be in                 is prohibited in the Conformation ring and may result in the
violation of this policy, entry will be disqualified and no refunds will        exhibitor being excused from the class. "Excessive use" will be at
be given. If a violation is confirmed after the trial, placements will be       Judge's discretion.
voided from all JRTCA records. Exhibitors must submit a completed
                                                                                13. Exhibitors participating in the JRTCA Working Terrier classes or
entry form including a signed waiver for every trial they enter.
                                                                                Certificate Go-To-Ground must submit the appropriate JRTCA
3. Entries MUST be within the 10-15” JRTCA height standard for all              certificates with pre-entries or at the time of post-entry. The Judge
sanctioned classes (with the exception of pups who have not yet met             may require a copy of the certificate be presented to the Ring/Den
the 10" height standard); measuring devices will be available on the            steward at time of judging. Registered terriers may submit a copy of
trial grounds.                                                                  NHC application signed by a JRTCA Working Judge within 30 days
                                                                                of the date it was issued.
4. Puppies (under 12 months) are not eligible for championship in
any division but their own. Puppies are eligible to compete only if             14. Puppies under the age of three months are not permitted on the
they have reached their four-month birthday (not 16 weeks). A                   trial grounds. Any person violating this rule will be excused from all
puppy's age is the actual age the pup is on the day of the trial.               classes entered, and asked to leave the trial site.
5. Bitches in season may not compete in any division. Pre-entry fees            15. All dogs must be leashed or crated except when competition
of bitches in season will be refunded with a veterinarian certificate,          requires off-leash work. No liberty leashes allowed.
or as otherwise agreed upon by the Trial Chairperson.
                                                                                16. Overly aggressive dogs, or an owner's failure to control their dog,
6. Spayed or neutered terriers may compete in Miscellaneous                     may result in disqualification at the discretion of the Judges or the
Conformation. They may not compete in Puppy, Family*, Open or                   Trial Chairperson.
Working Conformation. *Note: For Family Classes, Brood Bitches
                                                                                17. The abuse or severe disciplining of dogs on the trial grounds is
and Stud Dogs entered may not be spayed/neutered. The offspring
                                                                                prohibited. Anyone displaying such behavior will be asked to leave
at their sides may be intact or spayed/neutered.
                                                                                the trial site, and no entry fees will be refunded.
7. A terrier bred by a sanctioned JRTCA Judge may not be shown
                                                                                18.. Dogs other than JRTs on the grounds may be excluded or
under that Judge in the conformation division.
                                                                                permitted at the discretion of the Trial Chairperson.
8. Terriers owned or co-owned by the Trial Chairperson, or any
                                                                                19. Exhibitors are responsible to double check the classes they have
member of their household, may not be entered in any phase of the
                                                                                entered and be on time. No refunds will be given for missed classes.
competition, with the exception of Child and Youth Handling.
                                                                                20. The owner/handler of a terrier entering any class does so at his/
9. Terriers owned by judges may not be entered in the division in
                                                                                her own risk and agrees to abide by the rules of the JRTCA and the
which they are judging, but may enter the competition in any other
                                                                                trial. A copy of the JRTCA Rule Book can be obtained by contacting
division.
                                                                                the JRTCA office (410-561-3655) or it can be downloaded from the
10. Terriers owned by stewards may be entered in any division                   JRTCA website (www.terrier.com).
provided that they find a substitute to perform their duties or have
                                                                                21. Unsportsmanlike conduct, or the use of foul and abusive
someone else show their terriers.
                                                                                language, will not be tolerated. Anyone demonstrating such conduct
11. Requests for the measurement of a terrier entered in any class              will be asked to leave the trial site and no entry fees will be refunded.
number may be made only by another exhibitor in that same class                 In addition, such conduct will be subject to penalties which may
number or by the Judge EXCEPT in Racing. Requests for the                       include the suspension of membership, restriction from entering the
measurement of a terrier in Racing may be made by the Judge or by               JRTCA National Trial, and/or fines. Trial Chairpersons have the
an exhibitor with a terrier entered in the same class number; OR, if            right to refuse any entry at their sole and absolute discretion.
classes are split by gender, may call for the measurement of a terrier
                                                                                22. All dogs brought to JRTCA sanctioned trials must be current on
of the opposite gender in the same age and height category.
                                                                                vaccinations. No dogs of any age may be brought to a trial who have
(Example: The owner of an under adult dog entered in Racing may
                                                                                suspicion of contagious or infectious disease.
call for the measurement of an under adult bitch as the potential
exists for them to race each other in the Championship Races.)                  23. THE JUDGE'S DECISION IS FINAL IN ALL DIVISIONS.
Exhibitors racing puppies may call for the measurement of a puppy
in a different age category as long as it is in the same height category.
The person making the request for measurement must name the
terrier or terriers they wish to have measured, but requests for
measurement of entire classes will not be honored. The
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Summer Celebration Trial 1 - Saturday

                                                  CONFORMATION

3 to 4 Month Puppy Conformation (non-sanctioned)
Class 1: 3 to 4 month puppy Open to Jack Russell terriers and earthdogs. Designed to give your three- up to 4-month-old
puppies exposure to the conformation ring, this non-sanctioned class runs after the youth conformation classes and before
regular conformation classes begin.
JRTCA 4 up to 6 Month Puppy Conformation
Class 2: Dog Pups, 4 up to 6 months
Class 3: Bitch Pups, 4 up to 6 months.
Class 4: BEST 4 UP TO 6 MONTH PUPPY & RESERVE
Open to the 1st and 2nd place winners of 4 up to 6 month Puppy Classes. No entry fee.
JRTCA 6 up to 12 Month Puppy Conformation
Class 5: Dog Pups, 6 up to 9 months
Class 6: Dog Pups, 9 up to 12 months
Class 7: BEST 6 up to 12 PUPPY DOG & RESERVE
Open to 1st and 2nd place winners of 6-12 month puppy dog classes. No entry fee.
Class 8: Bitch Pups, 6 up to 9 months
Class 9: Bitch Pups, 9 up to 12 months
Class 10: BEST 6 up to 12 months PUPPY BITCH & RESERVE
Open to 1st and 2nd place winners of 6-12 month puppy bitch classes. No entry fee.
Class 11: PUPPY CONFORMATION CHAMPION & RESERVE
Open to 1st and 2nd place winners of Best Dog Puppy & Reserve and Best Bitch Puppy & Reserve. No entry fee.
JRTCA Working Terrier Conformation
Open to any JRTCA registered terrier owned by a JRTCA member which holds a JRTCA Natural Hunting Certificate.
Terriers entering the Working Section may not cross-enter into the Open Section; no cross-entering is permitted within the
Working Section.
Class 12: Exhibition of Bronze Medallion March
Open to any dog which has earned the JRTCA Bronze Medallion for Special Merit in the Field. No entry fee.
Class 13: Bronze Medallion Dogs
Open to any dog which has earned the JRTCA Bronze Medallion for Special Merit in the Field.
Class 14: Bred by Exhibitor Working Terrier Dogs
Open to any Working Jack Russell Terrier owned and bred by the exhibitor under whose kennel prefix the terrier is
registered; must be handled by the breeder or a member of the breeder's immediate family.
Class 15: Working Terrier Dogs, 10" up to 12½"
Class 16: Working Terrier Dogs, over 12½" up to 15"
Class 17: Working Veteran Terrier Dogs. Open to working terrier dogs, six years and older.
Class 18: BEST WORKING TERRIER DOG & RESERVE
Open to 1st and 2nd place winners of Working Terrier Dog classes. No entry fee.
Class 19: Bronze Medallion Bitches
Open to any dog which has earned the JRTCA Bronze Medallion for Special Merit in the Field.

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Class 20: Bred by Exhibitor Working Terrier Bitches
Open to any Working Jack Russell Terrier owned and bred by the exhibitor under whose kennel prefix the terrier is
registered; must be handled by the breeder or a member of the breeder's immediate family.
Class 21: Working Terrier Bitches, 10" up to 12½"
Class 22: Working Terrier Bitches, over 12½" up to 15"
Class 23: Working Veteran Terrier Bitches. Open to working terrier bitches, six years and older.
Class 24: BEST WORKING TERRIER BITCH & RESERVE
Open to 1st and 2nd place winners of Working Terrier Bitch classes. No entry fee.
Class 25: WORKING TERRIER CONFORMATION CHAMPION & RESERVE
Open to Best Working Terrier Dog & Reserve and Best Working Terrier Bitch & Reserve. No entry fee.
JRTCA Open Adult Conformation
Cross-entering is not permitted within the Open Section and between the Open Section and the Working Section.
Class 26: Bred by Exhibitor Dogs
Open to any Jack Russell Terrier owned and bred by the exhibitor under whose kennel prefix the terrier is registered;
must be handled by the breeder or a member of the breeder's immediate family.
Class 27: Dogs, 10" up to 12½"
Class 28: Dogs, over 12½" up to 15"
Class 29: BEST OPEN DOG & RESERVE. Open to 1st and 2nd place winners of Open Dog classes. No entry fee.
Class 30: Bred by Exhibitor Bitches
Open to any Jack Russell Terrier owned and bred by the exhibitor under whose kennel prefix the terrier is registered;
must be handled by the breeder or a member of the breeder's immediate family.
Class 31: Bitches, 10" up to 12½"
Class 32: Bitches, over 12½" up to 15"
Class 33: BEST OPEN BITCH & RESERVE. Open to 1st and 2nd place winners of Open Bitch classes. No entry fee.
Class 34: BEST OPEN TERRIER & RESERVE
Open to 1st and 2nd place winners of Best Dog & Reserve and Best Bitch & Reserve. No entry fee.
JRTCA Breeder's Classes
Class 35: Stud Dog and Get
Must have at least two, but no more than three offspring at parent's side. Stud Dog must be intact.
Offspring may be intact or spayed/neutered.
Class 36: Brood Bitch and Produce
Must have at least two, but no more than three offspring at parent's side. Brood bitch must be intact.
Offspring may be intact or spayed/neutered.
Class 37: Working Family
Open to working stud dogs and working brood bitches with at least two, but no more than three adult working offspring at
side. All terriers must have earned and received one or more JRTCA Natural Hunting Certificates.
Class 38: BEST FAMILY & RESERVE
Open to 1st and 2nd place winners of Stud Dog and Get and Brood Bitch and Produce. No entry fee.
JRTCA Suitability - Judge's Choice
Open to any Adult JRT, including those which have been spayed/neutered. The dog the Judge would choose to take
hunting to each quarry listed below. Suitability classes are all sanctioned.
Class 39: Suitability to Red Fox
Class 40: Suitability to Groundhog
Class 41: Suitability to Raccoon/Badger

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Miscellaneous (non-sanctioned)
Class 42: Rescued Russell No entry fee. Open to any adopted JRT or JRT mix.
Exhibitors may be asked to tell the stories of their rescued terriers.
Class 43: Spayed/Neutered Working Jack Russell Terrier
Class 44: Spayed/Neutered Adult Jack Russell Terrier
Class 45: Spayed/Neutered Veteran/Senior Jack Russell Terrier
Class 46: Best Spayed/Neutered and Reserve Jack Russell Terrier
Open to 1st and 2nd place winners of classes 43, 44 and 45. No entry fee.
Fun Conformation Ring Classes (non-sanctioned)
Class 47: Tricks No entry fee. Open to all breeds. No entry fee. Judged on cuteness and fun factor.
Class 48: Costume No entry fee. Open to all breeds. Dogs and/or owners are judged on cuteness and originality.
Earthdog Conformation (non-sanctioned)
Class 49: Earthdog Puppy, 6 to 12 months
Class 50: Earthdog Adult, 1 year and older.
Class 51: Earthdog, Working
Class 52: Earthdog Champion and Reserve Open to first- and second-place winners of classes 49-51. No entry fee.

                                                          RACING

JUDGE'S BRIEFING AT 8:15 A.M. Adult terriers may not cross-enter between regular racing classes, veteran racing
classes and senior racing classes. There are some changes in the 2020 Rulebook regarding championship races. Racing
champions are determined by a run-off of the first-place terrier in each class in each section. Qualifications for
championship run off: a. Terrier must FINISH BOTH a flat and a hurdle race as defined in rule 8 (reaches backside of the
barrier unassisted by the owner). b. Terrier must place first in the final race for that class. First place may be in flats and/
or hurdles. c. Terrier who has not entered or FINISHED a race in both flats and hurdles is not eligible for championship
runoff and the second-place terrier qualifies for championship runoff if that terrier meets the criteria listed above. The
2020 rulebook is available at www.therealjackrussell.com/trial/rulebook.php. For other information about racing, go to
www.therealjackrussell.com/trial/racing.php. Racing ribbons presented in main pavilion after racing is completed.
FLAT RACES
Class 53: 3 up to 4 months Puppy-JRT & Earthdog Non-sanctioned. $5 entry fee.
Class 54: 4 up to 6 months Puppy JRT & Earthdog Non-sanctioned.
JRTCA Flat Races
Class 55: Pups, 6 up to 9 months, up to 12½"
Class 56: Pups, 6 up to 9 months, over 12½" up to 15"
                                                                            TERRIERS MUST BE MUZZLED FOR RACING
Class 57: Pups, 9 up to 12 months, up to 12½"
                                                                            Plastic muzzle or close-ended cloth muzzles
Class 58: Pups, 9 up to 12 months, over 12½" up to 15"
                                                                            only. No figure-eight or open-ended muzzles
Class 59: Senior Dogs, 9 Years and older, 10" up to 12½"
                                                                            allowed. BASKERVILLE MUZZLES, COLORED
Class 60: Senior Dogs, 9 Years and older, over 12½" up to 15"               BASKET MUZZLES AND COLORED SOFTIE
Class 61: Senior Bitches, 9 Years and older, 10" up to 12½"                 MUZZLES ARE NOT ALLOWED. Black, brown,
Class 62: Senior Bitches, 9 Years and older, over 12½" up to 15"            clear or white muzzles are acceptable.
Class 63: Dogs, 1 year and older, 10" up to 12½"
Class 64: Dogs, 1 year and older, over 12½" up to 15"
Class 65: Bitches, 1 year and older, 10" up to 12½"
Class 66: Bitches, 1 year and older, over 12½" up to 15"
Class 67: Veteran Dogs, 6 years and older, 10" up to 12½"

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Class 68: Veteran Dogs, 6 years and older, over 12½" up to 15"
Class 69: Veteran Bitches, 6 years and older, 10" up to 12½"
Class 70: Veteran Bitches, 6 years and older, over 12½" up to 15"
Earthdog Flat Races
Class 71: Earthdog Pups, 6 up to 12 months old Non-sanctioned.
Class 72: Earthdog Adults, 1 year and older Non-sanctioned.
STEEPLECHASE RACES
Class 73: 4 up to 6 month JRT & Earthdog Puppy (non-sanctioned) Obstacles approximately two inches high.
JRTCA Steeplechase Races
Class 74: Pups, 6 up to 9 months, up to 12½"
Class 75: Pups, 6 up to 9 months, over 12½" up to 15"
Class 76: Pups, 9 up to 12 months, up to 12½"
Class 77: Pups, 9 up to 12 months, over 12½" up to 15"
Class 78: Senior Dogs, 9 Years and older, 10" up to 12½"
Class 79: Senior Dogs, 9 Years and older, over 12½" up to 15"
Class 80: Senior Bitches, 9 Years and older, 10" up to 12½"
Class 81: Senior Bitches, 9 Years and older, over 12½" up to 15"
Class 82: UP TO 12½" PUPPY RACING CHAMPION & RESERVE
Open to 1st place winners of 6 to 9 months and 9 to 12 months, up to 12½" puppy classes. No entry fee.
Class 83: OVER 12½" UP TO 15" PUPPY RACING CHAMPION & RESERVE
Open to 1st place winners of all over 12½ up to 15" puppy classes. No entry fee.
Class 84: 10" UP TO 12½" SENIOR RACING CHAMPION & RESERVE
Open to 1st place winners of all 10” up to 12½" senior classes. No entry fee.
Class 85: OVER 12½" UP TO 15" SENIOR RACING CHAMPION & RESERVE
Open to 1st place winners of all over 12½ up to 15" senior classes. No entry fee.
Class 86: Dogs, 1 year and older, 10" up to 12½"
Class 87: Dogs, 1 year and older, over 12½" up to 15"
Class 88: Bitches, 1 year and older, 10" up to 12½"
Class 89: Bitches, 1 year and older, over 12½" up to 15"
Class 90: Veteran Dogs, 6 years and older, 10" up to 12½"
Class 91: Veteran Dogs, 6 years and older, over 12½" up to 15"
Class 92: Veteran Bitches, 6 years and older, 10" up to 12½"
Class 93: Veteran Bitches, 6 years and older, over 12½" up to 15"
Class 94: 10" UP TO 12½" ADULT CHAMPION & RESERVE
Open to 1st place winners of 10" up to 12½" adult flats and hurdles. No entry fee.
Class 95: Over 12½" UP TO 15" ADULT CHAMPION & RESERVE
Open to 1st place winners of over 12½ - 15" adult flats and hurdles. No entry fee.
Class 96: 10" UP TO 12½" VETERAN CHAMPION & RESERVE
Open to 1st place winners of 10" up to 12½" veteran classes. No entry fee.
Class 97: Over 12½" UP TO 15" VETERAN CHAMPION & RESERVE
Open to 1st place winners of all over 12½" up to 15" veteran classes. No entry fee.
Earthdog Steeplechase Races (non-sanctioned)
Class 98: Earthdog Puppy, 6 up to 12 months
Class 99: Earthdog Adult, 1 year and older
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GO TO GROUND

A timed event that simulates the terrier's natural instinct to hunt. The terrier enters an artificial den/tunnel to
demonstrate its working ability. Schooling prior to the competition is not permitted. Any violation of this rule shall result
in disqualification from the Go-To-Ground competition at this trial. For all classes: work is defined as baying, digging,
concentrated stare, whining or biting at the bars. A break in work is defined as ceasing to work for a period of more than
ten seconds. Leaving the quarry is defined as moving back in the tunnel away from quarry and out of the view of the
judge. The judge may halt the work, if the judge believes the terrier is injuring itself. Copies of JRTCA trial certificate
must be submitted with pre-entries or presented to the den steward at the time of judging. Cross entering is not
permitted between certificate classes. First and second place winners of the certificate classes will be Go-to-Ground
Champion and Reserve. For more information about GTG, visit www.therealjackrussell.com/trial/gtg.php.
Class 100: Pre-Novice Puppy
Open to Jack Russell puppies 4 up to 6 months. Entry in Pre-Novice Puppy class does not affect the puppy's eligibility to
enter the Novice Class after 6 months of age. (One minute to reach quarry; work quarry for 15 seconds; may leave and re-
enter earth until quarry is reached.
Class 101: Novice Puppy
Open to Jack Russells 6 up to 12 months which have not scored 100% in this class at a previous JRTCA trial. Entries
earning a score of 100% at this trial may, upon payment of the entry fee, enter the Open Puppy Class at this trial. (One
minute to reach quarry; may leave and re-enter the earth several times until quarry is reached; must work quarry for 30
seconds without a break in work and without leaving the quarry.
Class 102: Novice Adult
Open to Jack Russells one year of age or older which have not scored 100% in this class at a previous JRTCA trial. Entries
earning a score of 100% at this trial may, upon payment of the entry fee, enter the Open class at this trial. (One minute to
reach quarry; may leave earth and re-enter several times until quarry is reached; work quarry for 30 seconds without a
break in work and without leaving the quarry.
Class 103: Open Puppy
Open to Jack Russells 6 up to 12 months which have scored 100% in a Novice Go-To-Ground class at this or a previous
JRTCA trial. Not open to any puppies which have previously achieved 100% in this class. Puppies earning a score of
100% at this trial may, upon payment of the entry fee, enter the Puppy Championship GTG class at this trial. (1 second
per total feet of tunnel to reach quarry; may leave earth once; work quarry for one minute without a break in work and
without leaving quarry.)
Class 104: Open Adult
Open to Jack Russells one year or older which have scored 100% in a Novice Go-To-Ground class at this or a previous
JRTCA trial. (1 second per total feet of tunnel to reach quarry; may leave earth once and re-enter before the quarry is
reached; must work quarry continuously for one full minute without a break in work and without leaving quarry; may
switch from one type of work to another.)
Class 105: Puppy Championship
Open to Jack Russells, 6 up to 12 months which have earned 100% in an Open Go-To-Ground class at this or a previous
JRTCA trial. A copy of a 100% Open score sheet shall be submitted with pre-entry or be shown to the Den Steward at the
time of the class. First and second place winners will be Puppy Go-To-Ground Champion and Reserve. (1 second per
total feet of tunnel to reach quarry; may leave earth once; must work quarry for one minute without a break in work and
without leaving quarry.)
Class 106: 10" up to 12½" Adult Championship Certificate
Open to any adult Jack Russell 10 up to 12½", one year and over, which holds a JRTCA Trial Certificate. A copy of the
certificate must be submitted with pre-entry or be shown to the Den Steward at the time of the class. First and second
place winners will be Go-To-Ground Champion and Reserve. (1 second per total feet of tunnel; may not leave the earth;
work quarry for one minute without a break in work and without leaving quarry.)

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Class 107: Over 12½" up to 15" Adult Championship Certificate
Open to any adult Jack Russell over 12½" up to 15", one year and over, which holds a JRTCA Trial Certificate. A copy of
the certificate must be submitted with pre-entry or be shown to the Den Steward at the time of the class. First and second
place winners will be Go-To-Ground Champion and Reserve. (1 second per total feet of tunnel; may not leave the earth;
work quarry for one minute without a break in work and without leaving quarry.)
Class 108: 10" up to 12 ½” Veteran Championship Certificate
Open to any adult Jack Russell 6 years of age or older, who holds a JRTCA Trial Certificate. CROSS-ENTERING IS
NOT PERMITTED BETWEEN CERTIFICATE CLASSES. (1 second per total feet of tunnel; may not leave the earth;
work quarry for one minute without a break in work and without leaving quarry.)
Class 109: Over 12½" up to 15” Veteran Championship Certificate
Open to any adult Jack Russell 6 years of age or older, who holds a JRTCA Trial Certificate. CROSS-ENTERING IS
NOT PERMITTED BETWEEN CERTIFICATE CLASSES. (1 second per total feet of tunnel; may not leave the earth;
work quarry for one minute without a break in work and without leaving quarry.)
Class 110: 10" up to 12½” Senior Championship Certificate
Open to any adult Jack Russell 9 years of age or older, who holds a JRTCA Trial Certificate. CROSS-ENTERING IS
NOT PERMITTED BETWEEN CERTIFICATE CLASSES. (1 second per total feet of tunnel; may not leave the earth;
work quarry for one minute without a break in work and without leaving quarry.)
Class 111: Over 12½" up to 15" Senior Championship Certificate
Open to any adult Jack Russell 9 years of age or older, who holds a JRTCA Trial Certificate. CROSS-ENTERING IS
NOT PERMITTED BETWEEN CERTIFICATE CLASSES. (1 second per total feet of tunnel; may not leave the earth;
work quarry for one minute without a break in work and without leaving quarry.)
Earthdog Go-to-Ground (non-sanctioned)
A timed event that simulates the earthdog's natural instinct to hunt. The terrier enters an artificial den/tunnel to
demonstrate its working ability. Schooling prior to the competition is not permitted. Any violation of this rule shall result
in disqualification from the Go-To-Ground competition at this trial. For all classes: work is defined as baying, digging to,
concentrated stare, whining or biting at the bars. May switch from one type of work to another. A break in work is defined
as ceasing to work for a period of more than ten seconds. Leaving the quarry is defined as moving back in the tunnel away
from quarry and out of the view of the judge. The judge may halt the work, if the judge believes the terrier is injuring
itself. Open to Earthdogs up to 15" tall.
Class 112: Earthdog Novice
Open to earthdogs, 6 months and older, who have not scored 100% in a novice GTG at previous trials. Entries earning
100% at this trial may, upon payment of the entry fee, enter the Open class at this trial. One minute to reach quarry. May
leave earth and re-enter several times until quarry is reached. When quarry is reached, must work quarry continuously for
30 seconds without a break in work and without leaving quarry. Non-sanctioned.
Class 113: Earthdog Open
Open to earthdogs, 6 months and older, who have scored 100% in a Novice class at previous trials. One second per total
feet of tunnel to reach quarry. May leave earth once and re-enter before quarry is reached. Work quarry continuously for
one full minute without a break in work and without leaving quarry. May switch from one type to work to another.

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SUPER EARTH

A challenging GTG course with a series of false entrances and/or false tunnels and dens. Open to any Jack Russell
Terrier, 6 months and older. Timing for all Super Earth classes: 1 second per total feet of tunnel; may leave and re-enter
the earth multiple times until quarry is reached; work quarry for one minute without a break in work and without leaving
quarry. May switch from one type of work to another without penalty. Classes may be combined as entries warrant.
Sanctioned classes; check rules posted. Cross-entering is not permitted between certificate classes. For more information
about Super Earth, go to www.therealjackrussell.com/trial/superearth.php.
Class 114: 6- up to 12-month Puppy Super Earth
Puppies who have earned 100% in this class at this trial may, upon payment of the entry, enter the Puppy Championship
class at this trial and must compete in the Puppy Championship class at all future trials.
Class 115: 10" up to 12½" Adult Super Earth Open to terriers one year and older.
Class 116: Over 12½" up to 15" Adult Super Earth Open to terriers one year and older.
Class 117: 10" up to 12½" Veteran Super Earth Open to terriers 6 years up to 9 years old.
Class 118: Over 12½ up to 15" Veteran Super Earth Open to terriers 6 years up to 9 years old.
Class 119: 10 up to 12½" Senior Super Earth Open to terriers 9 years and older.
Class 120: Over 12½ up to 15" Senior Super Earth Open to terriers 9 years and older.
Class 121: 6 up to 12 month Puppy Champion Super Earth.
Open to 6 up to 12 month JRT puppies which have earned 100% in a 6- up to 12-month Puppy Super Earth class at this
or a previous JRTCA Trial. A copy of a 100% scoresheet must be presented with pre-entry or be shown to the den
steward at the time of the class.
Class 122: Adult Certificate Super Earth, 10" up to 12½"
Open to Jack Russell terriers, one year and older, which hold a JRTCA Super Earth Trial Certificate. A copy of the
certificate must be submitted with pre- entry or be shown to the Den Steward at the time of the class.
First- and second-place winners will be Adult Super Earth Champion and Reserve.
Class 123: Adult Certificate Super Earth, over 12½" up to 15"
Open to Jack Russell terriers, one year and older, which hold a JRTCA Super Earth Trial Certificate. A copy of the
certificate must be submitted with pre- entry or be shown to the Den Steward at the time of the class.
First- and second-place winners will be Adult Super Earth Champion and Reserve.
Class 124: Veteran Certificate Super Earth, 10" up to 12½"
Open to Jack Russell terriers, six years and older, which hold a JRTCA Super Earth Trial Certificate. A copy of the
certificate must be submitted with pre-entry or be shown to the Den Steward at the time of the class.
First- and second-place winners winners will be Veteran Super Earth Champion and Reserve.
Class 125: Veteran Certificate Super Earth, over 12½" up to 15"
Open to Jack Russell terriers, six years and older, which hold a JRTCA Super Earth Trial Certificate. A copy of the
certificate must be submitted with pre-entry or be shown to the Den Steward at the time of the class.
First- and second-place winners winners will be Veteran Super Earth Champion and Reserve.
Class 126: 10" up to 12 ½" Senior Certificate Super Earth
Open to Jack Russell terriers, nine years and older, which hold a JRTCA Super Earth Trial Certificate. A copy of the
certificate must be submitted with pre-entry or be shown to the Den Steward at the time of the class.
First- and second-place winners winners will be Senior Super Earth Champion and Reserve.
Class 127: Over 12 ½" up to 15" Senior Certificate Super Earth
Open to Jack Russell terriers, nine years and older, which hold a JRTCA Super Earth Trial Certificate. A copy of the
certificate must be submitted with pre-entry or be shown to the Den Steward at the time of the class.
First- and second-place winners winners will be Senior Super Earth Champion and Reserve.

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Earthdog Super Earth (non-sanctioned)
One second per total feet of tunnel to reach quarry; may leave and re-enter earth; work quarry for one minute without a
break in work and without leaving quarry. May switch from one type of work to another without penalty. Height is
limited to Earthdogs 15" and under.
Class 128: Earthdog Super Earth Open to Earthdogs, 6 months and older

                                                  YOUTH DIVISION

No entry fee. The sanctioned Youth Division is open to JRTCA child and/or youth members in the following age
brackets: Child Handler (ages 5 thru 9) and Youth Handler (ages 10 thru 16). All exhibitors in the Youth Division must
be current JRTCA members, either under a Family membership or under an individual Youth membership. Youths or
their families applying for a JRTCA membership at a Sanctioned Trial will be allowed to enter classes at that trial. Child
Handlers may handle an adult terrier or a 6-12 month old terrier. Youth Handlers may only handle an adult terrier.
Terriers competing in Child/Youth GTG, if entered in regular GTG classes, must compete in the regular GTG class prior
to competing in the Child/Youth GTG class. Youth exhibitors must compete in a minimum of Youth Handling and Youth
Go-to-Ground to qualify for the Youth High Score & Reserve. Child exhibitors must compete in a minimum of Child
Handling and Child Go-to-Ground to qualify for the Child High Score & Reserve (non-sanctioned). A tie will be broken
with the final decision made by a conformation judge other than the judge of the day. The tiebreaker takes place in the
conformation ring and is determined at the judge's discretion by the exhibitor's handling/presentation of his/her terrier,
by the answers to the judge's questions, or by a combination of the two. Note: If there is no other available conformation
judge on the grounds, then the judge of the day will determine the tie-breaker. For a full set of rules, go to https://
www.therealjackrussell.com/trial/youth.php. Also see the JRTCA Child and Youth Handbook and Study Guide at
www.therealjackrussell.com/download/2017_JRTCA_YouthStudyGuide.pdf.
Child/Youth
Class 129: Child Handler
Open to any youth aged 5 through 9, handling a Jack Russell terrier, six months of age or older. This class is offered as an
introductory experience in handling and learning about the Jack Russell terrier. Judged on child’s ability to present his/
her dog and beginning knowledge of the Jack Russell. Quality of the dog NOT to be considered.
Class 130: Youth Handler
Open to any youth aged 10 through 16, handling an adult Jack Russell terrier. Judged on the youth’s ability to present his/
her dog and knowledge of the Jack Russell terrier. Quality of the dog NOT to be considered.
Class 131: Youth Go to Ground
Open to any youth aged 10 through 16, handling an adult Jack Russell terrier. Judged on the youth’s ability to present his/
her dog and knowledge of Go to Ground. To be run through the 10-foot novice liner; time not to be considered. Terriers
competing in Youth GTG, if entered in regular GTG classes, must compete in the regular GTG class prior to competing
in the Youth GTG class.
Class 132: Child Go to Ground (non-sanctioned)
Open to any child aged 5 through 9, handling an adult Jack Russell terrier. Judged on the child's ability to present his/her
dog and knowledge of Go to Ground. To be run through the 10-foot novice liner; time not to be considered. Terriers
competing in Child GTG, if entered in regular GTG classes, must compete in the regular GTG class prior to competing in
the Child GTG class.
Class 133: Youth Off-/On-Lead Agility
Offered Saturday only. Open to any youth aged 10 through 16 handling an adult JRT. May choose to participate off- or
on-lead. To be run over the Novice Agility course. Time not to be considered. Judged on the youth’s ability to handle his/
her terrier and knowledge of agility.

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Class 134: YOUTH HANDLER HIGH SCORE & RESERVE
Awarded to the highest scoring youth and runner-up in Youth Handler, Youth G-T-G and Youth Agility classes. The
points are awarded as follows: 1st = 8 points; 2nd = 6 points; 3rd = 5 points; 4th = 4 points; 5th = 3 points; 6th = 2
points; and participation = 1 point.
Class 135: Child Handler High Score & Reserve (non-sanctioned)
Awarded to the highest scoring child and runner-up in the Child Handler and Child GTG classes. Exhibitors must
compete in a minimum of Child Handling and Child GTG to qualify for the Child High Score & Reserve. The points are
awarded as follows: 1st = 8 points; 2nd = 6 points; 3rd = 5 points; 4th = 4 points; 5th = 3 points; 6th = 2 points; and
participation = 1 point. In the case of a tie, it will be broken by a handling class to be held in the conformation ring; judge
to be decided by the trial chairperson.

                                                         AGILITY

All terriers must be at least one year of age to compete in JRTCA Agility or practice on any equipment. No cross-entering
between Novice On-Lead to Agility I. Agility I may not enter Agility II or III. No cross-entering from Agility II and
Agility III into Agility I. Dogs may remain in Agility I class but may not also enter Agility II and Agility III. For a
complete set of rules, go to www.therealjackrussell.com/trial/agility.php.
JRTCA Agility
Class 136: Novice On-Lead
Time YPS 1.50. Open to any adult terriers that have not scored above 190 points. This class is for the true beginner terrier
with the intent of a pleasant experience on the basic agility equipment. Handlers that drag their terriers around will be
seriously faulted. Course to include ramps, tunnels, and various hurdles. Although this class is for the beginner terrier,
you need to have prior exposure to agility equipment. This class is not split by age or height. Non-Certificate. Handlers
may remain in this class. May not enter in off-lead classes at this trial. This course is used for the Youth Agility class.
Class 137: Agility I Certificate Off Lead
Time YPS 1.75. Handlers may remain in this class. Open to any adult terriers. This class is not split by age or height.
Veteran dogs (six years and older) add 10% more course time and may jump eight or 12 inches as desired by exhibitor.
All under dogs (10" up to 12.5") can jump eight inches by choice. The Agility I Certificates are earned with three scores
of 190 or above. Three qualifying scores may move entrant of this class on to Agility II, Agility III, and Jumpers/Game.
No cross entering to this class from Agility II and Agility III. No seesaw or tire jump in this class.
Class 138: Agility II Certificate Off Lead
Time YPS 2.25 This class is not split by age or height. Veteran dogs (six years and older) add 10% more course time and
may jump eight or 12 inches as desired by exhibitor. All under dogs (10" up to 12.5") can jump eight inches by choice.
More difficult course to include all of the Agility I equipment plus two more hurdles, weave poles, and seesaw.
Class 139: Agility III Certificate Off Lead
Time YPS 3.00. This class is not split by age or height. Veteran dogs (six years and older) add 10% more course time and
may jump eight or 12 inches as desired by exhibitor. All under dogs (10" up to 12.5") can jump eight inches by choice.
Course to include all Agility I and II equipment. Weave poles are increased to 12 and must end in a "gamble". Qualifying
score will be 200 points. Gamble to be set at 8 to 10 feet.
Class 140: Jumpers/Game
Time YPS 2.75. Consists of 12-17 jumps and/or tunnels with at least one lead change. This class is not split by age or
height. Veteran dogs (six years and older) add 10% more course time and may jump eight or 12 inches as desired by
exhibitor. All under dogs (10" up to 12.5") can jump eight inches by choice. Scoring is time plus faults, with lowest score
getting 1st regardless of number of faults. Five faults for running course on-lead. Five faults for knocked bar, and off-
course. Fifteen faults for a missed obstacle. Qualifying score of 200 earns one leg toward a JRTCA Jumpers/Game
Certificate. Qualifying score sheets from Jumpers and Game may be mixed to apply for Jumpers/Game Certificate. Game
must be a qualifying score with no faults. Scores from this class go toward the Championship and Reserve along with
Agility II and Agility III.
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