Summer Celebration Trials Class List 2019 - Midwest Jack Russell Terrier Club

 
Summer Celebration Trials Class List 2019 - Midwest Jack Russell Terrier Club
Summer Celebration Trials
          Class List
            2019

Midwest Jack Russell Terrier Club
General Rules for All Exhibitors

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

                                                  CONFORMATION

JRTCA 4 up to 6 Month Puppy Conformation
Class 1: Dog Pups, 4 up to 6 months
Class 2: Bitch Pups, 4 up to 6 months.
Class 3: 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 4: Dog Pups, 6 up to 9 months
Class 5: Dog Pups, 9 up to 12 months
Class 6: 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 7: Bitch Pups, 6 up to 9 months
Class 8: Bitch Pups, 9 up to 12 months
Class 9: 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 10: 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 11: 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 12: Bronze Medallion Dogs
Open to any dog which has earned the JRTCA Bronze Medallion for Special Merit in the Field.
Class 13: 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 14: Working Terrier Dogs, 10" up to 12½"
Class 15: Working Terrier Dogs, over 12½" up to 15"
Class 16: Working Veteran Terrier Dogs
Open to working veteran terrier dogs, six years and older.
Class 17: BEST WORKING TERRIER DOG & RESERVE
Open to 1st and 2nd place winners of Working Terrier Dog classes. No entry fee.
Class 18: Bronze Medallion Bitches
Open to any dog which has earned the JRTCA Bronze Medallion for Special Merit in the Field.
Class 19: 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 20: Working Terrier Bitches, 10" up to 12½"
Class 21: Working Terrier Bitches, over 12½" up to 15"
Class 22: Working Veteran Terrier Bitches Open to working veteran terrier bitches, six years and older.
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Class 23: BEST WORKING TERRIER BITCH & RESERVE
Open to 1st and 2nd place winners of Working Terrier Bitch classes. No entry fee.
Class 24: WORKING TERRIER CONFORMATION CHAMPION & RESERVE
Open to Best Working Terrier Dog & Reserve and Best Working Terrier Bitch & Reserve, 1st and 2nd place winners of
classes 17 & 23. 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 25: 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 26: Dogs, 10" up to 12½"
Class 27: Dogs, over 12½ up to 15"
Class 28: BEST OPEN DOG & RESERVE
Open to 1st and 2nd place winners of Open Dog classes. No entry fee.
Class 29: 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 30: Bitches, 10 up to 12½"
Class 31: Bitches, over 12½ up to 15"
Class 32: BEST OPEN BITCH & RESERVE
Open to 1st and 2nd place winners of Open Bitch classes. No entry fee.
Class 33: 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 34: 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 35: 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 36: 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 37: BEST FAMILY & RESERVE
Open to 1st and 2nd place winners of Stud Dog and Get and Brood Bitch and Produce classes. 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 38: Suitability to Red Fox
Class 39: Suitability to Groundhog
Class 40: Suitability to Raccoon/Badger

Miscellaneous
Class 41: Rescued Russell
No entry fee. Non-sanctioned. Open to any adopted JRT or JRT mix.
Exhibitors may be asked to tell the stories of their rescued terriers.
Class 42: Spayed/Neutered Working Terrier
Class 43: Spayed/Neutered Adult Terrier
Class 44: Spayed/Neutered Veteran/Senior Terrier Open to JRTs six years and older.
Class 45: BEST SPAYED/NEUTERED AND RESERVE Open to 1st and 2nd place winners of classes 42-44. No entry fee.

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Fun Conformation Ring Classes
Class 46: Tricks Non-sanctioned. Open to all breeds. No entry fee. Judged on cuteness and fun factor.
Class 47: Costume
Non-sanctioned. Open to all breeds. No entry fee. Dogs and/or owners are judged on cuteness and originality.

Earthdog Non-sanctioned.
Class 48: Earthdog Puppy, 6 to 12 months
Class 49: Earthdog Adult, 1 year and older
Class 50: Earthdog, Working
Class 51: Earthdog Champion and Reserve Open to 1st and 2nd place winners of classes 48-50. No entry fee.

                                                         RACING

Adult terriers may not cross-enter between regular racing classes, veteran racing classes and senior racing classes. For
rules and more information about racing, go to www.therealjackrussell.com/trial/racing.php.
JRTCA Flat Races
Class 52: 4-6 Month Puppy-Jack Russell & Earthdog Non-sanctioned.
Class 53: Pups, 6 up to 9 months, up to 12½"
Class 54: Pups, 6 up to 9 months, over 12½" up to 15"
Class 55: Pups, 9 up to 12 months, up to 12½"
Class 56: Pups, 9 up to 12 months, over 12½" up to 15"
Class 57: Senior Dogs, 9 Years and older, 10" up to 12½"
Class 58: Senior Dogs, 9 Years and older, over 12½" up to 15"
Class 59: Senior Bitches, 9 Years and older, 10" up to 12½"
Class 60: Senior Bitches, 9 Years and older, over 12½" up to 15"
Class 61: Dogs, 1 year and older, 10" up to 12½"
Class 62: Dogs, 1 year and older, over 12½" up to 15"
Class 63: Bitches, 1 year and older, 10" up to 12½"
Class 64: Bitches, 1 year and older, over 12½" up to 15"
Class 65: Veteran Dogs, 6 years and older, 10" up to 12½"
Class 66: Veteran Dogs, 6 years and older, over 12½" up to 15"
Class 67: Veteran Bitches, 6 years and older, 10" up to 12½"
Class 68: Veteran Bitches, 6 years and older, over 12½" up to 15"

Earthdog Flat Racing.
Class 69: Earthdog Pups, 6 up to 12 months Non-sanctioned.
Class 70: Earthdog Adults, 1 year and older Non-sanctioned.

JRTCA Steeplechase Races
Class 71: Pups, 6 up to 9 months, up to 12½"
Class 72: Pups, 6 up to 9 months, over 12½" up to 15"
Class 73: Pups, 9 up to 12 months, up to 12½"
Class 74: Pups, 9 up to 12 months, over 12½" up to 15"
Class 75: Senior Dogs, 9 Years and older, 10" up to 12½"
Class 76: Senior Dogs, 9 Years and older, over 12½" up to 15"
Class 77: Senior Bitches, 9 Years and older, 10" up to 12½"
Class 78: Senior Bitches, 9 Years and older, over 12½" up to 15"

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Class 79: 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 80: 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 81: 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 82: 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 83: Dogs, 1 year and older, 10" up to 12½"
Class 84: Dogs, 1 year and older, over 12½" up to 15"
Class 85: Bitches, 1 year and older, 10" up to 12½"
Class 86: Bitches, 1 year and older, over 12½" up to 15"
Class 87: Veteran Dogs, 6 years and older, 10" up to 12½"
Class 88: Veteran Dogs, 6 years and older, over 12½" up to 15"
Class 89: Veteran Bitches, 6 years and older, 10" up to 12½"
Class 90: Veteran Bitches, 6 years and older, over 12½" up to 15"
Class 91: 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 92: 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 93: 10" UP TO 12½" VETERAN CHAMPION & RESERVE
Open to 1st place winners of 10" up to 12½" veteran classes. No entry fee.
Class 94: 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 Racing.
Class 95: Earthdog Puppy, 6 up to 12 months (non-sanctioned)
Class 96: Earthdog Adult, 1 year and older (non-sanctioned)
Class 97: Earthdog Racing Champion & Reserve (non-sanctioned) No entry fee.

                                                    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 your 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 go-to-ground, to
www.therealjackrussell.com/trial/gtg.php.
Class 98: 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; may leave earth and re-enter until quarry is
reached; mark quarry for 15 seconds without a break in work and without leaving quarry.

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Class 99: 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 earth and re-enter several times until quarry is reached; when quarry is reached must
work quarry continuously for a full 30 seconds without a break in work and without leaving the quarry; may switch from
one type of work to another.
Class 100: 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; must work quarry continuously for a full
30 seconds without a break in work and without leaving the quarry; may switch from one type of work to another.
Class 101: 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. 30 seconds
to reach quarry; may leave earth once and re-enter before 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 102: 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. 30 seconds 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 103: 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. 30 seconds to
reach quarry; may leave earth once and re-enter before the quarry is reached; when quarry is reached must work quarry
for one full minute without a break in work and without leaving quarry; may switch from one type of work to another.
Class 104: 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. 30 seconds to reach
quarry; may not leave earth; work quarry for one full minute without a break in work and without leaving quarry.
Class 105: 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. 30 seconds to
reach quarry; may not leave earth; work quarry for one full minute without a break in work and without leaving quarry.
Class 106: 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. 30 seconds to reach quarry;
may not leave earth; work quarry for one full minute without a break in work and without leaving quarry.
Class 107: 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. 30 seconds to reach quarry;
may not leave earth; work quarry for one full minute without a break in work and without leaving quarry.)
Class 108: 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. 30 seconds to reach quarry;
may not leave earth; work quarry for one full minute without a break in work and without leaving quarry.
Class 109: 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.. 30 seconds to reach quarry;
may not leave earth; work quarry for one full minute without a break in work and without leaving quarry.

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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 110: Earthdog Novice
Open to earthdogs, 6 months and older, who have not scored 100% in a novice Go-To-Ground 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 111: Earthdog Open
Open to earthdogs, 6 months and older, who have scored 100% in a novice class at previous trials. 30 seconds 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. Non-sanctioned.
Class 112: Earthdog Go-to-Ground Champion & Reserve
1st and 2nd place winners of Earthdog Open class. Non-sanctioned. No entry fee.

                                                    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. 30 seconds per 30 feet of tunnel to reach quarry; may leave and re-enter earth several times until the
quarry is reached and then must work quarry for one full 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 113: 6- up to 12-month Puppy Super Earth
Class 114: 10" up to 12½" Adult Super Earth. Open to terriers one year and older.
Class 115: Over 12½" up to 15" Adult Super Earth Open to terriers one year and older.
Class 116: 10" up to 12½" Veteran Super Earth Open to terriers 6 years up to 9 years old.
Class 117: Over 12½ up to 15" Veteran Super Earth Open to terriers 6 years up to 9 years old.
Class 118: 10 up to 12½" Senior Super Earth Open to terriers 9 years and older.
Class 119: Over 12½ up to 15" Senior Super Earth Open to terriers 9 years and older.
Class 120: 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 121: 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 122: 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.

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Class 123: 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 124: 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 125: 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 126: 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.
Earthdog Super Earth (non-sanctioned)
30 seconds per 30 feet of tunnel to reach quarry; may leave and re-enter earth; work quarry for one full 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. Non-sanctioned.
Class 127: Earthdog Super Earth Open to Earthdogs, 6 months and older
Class 128: Earthdog Super Earth Champion & Reserve First- and second-place winners of class 127. No entry fee.

                                                  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 up to12 months old terrier. Youth Handlers may only handle an adult terrier.
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. Exhibitors must compete in a minimum of Youth Handling and Youth Go-to-Ground
to qualify for the Youth High Score & Reserve. 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. 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. No entry fee.
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. No entry fee.
Class 131: Youth G-T-G
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.
No entry fee.

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Class 132: 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 aAgility course. Time not to be considered. Judged on the youth’s ability to handle
his/her terrier and knowledge of agility. No entry fee.
Class 133: 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. No entry fee.

                                                        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 134: 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 On-Lead class.
Class 135: 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. This course is used for the Youth On-Lead. No seesaw or tire
jump in this class.
Class 136: 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 137: 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 138: 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.
Class 139: Oldies but Goodies Jumpers/Game
Non-sanctioned. Open to JRTs age nine and older. May jump four inches by choice. Does not count toward JRTCA
agility certificates or the High Score Champion & Reserve. Sponsored by Pat and Al Weber, this award goes to the senior
JRT with the best time.
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Class 140: AGILITY HIGH SCORE CHAMPION & RESERVE
Agility High Score Champion and Reserve to be awarded to the high terrier and runner-up with the best combined score
of Agility II and Agility III and Jumpers or Game – Agility I & Agility II have first consideration. Ties to be broken by the
fastest time. No entry fee.
Earthdog & Miscellaneous Agility Non-sanctioned.
Class 141: Earthdog Agility I Off Lead
Class 142: Miscellaneous Agility I Off Lead Non-sanctioned. Open to all breeds other than JRTs and earthdogs.
Class 143: Earthdog Jumpers/Games

                                            BARN HUNT (non-sanctioned)

This timed event challenges the abilities of the canine and handler team to locate live rats enclosed in one or more tubes
on a straw-bale course. For Rookie Barn Hunt, competitors will have two minutes to find one live rat tube on a course
that will have three live rat tubes, two rat litter tubes, and one clean (empty) tube. For Hot Shot Barn Hunt, competitors
will have three minutes to find all three live rat tubes on a course that will have three live rat tubes, two rat litter tubes,
and one clean (empty) tube. Non-sanctioned.
JRT Rookie Barn Hunt
Class 144: Puppy Rookie Barn Hunt Open to JRTs, six months up to 12 months.
Class 145: Adult Rookie Barn Hunt Open to JRTs, one year up to six years old.
Class 146: Veteran and Senior Rookie Barn Hunt Open to JRTs, six years and older.
Class 147: JRT Rookie Barn Hunt Champion & Reserve No entry fee.

Earthdog & Miscellaneous Rookie Barn Hunt
Class 148: Earthdog, 6 months and older Open to Earthdogs, 6 months and older
Class 149: Earthdog, Rookie Barn Hunt Champion & Reserve No entry fee.
Class 150: Miscellaneous Dog Rookie Barn Hunt Open to all breeds other than JRTs and earthdogs.

Jack Russell Hot Shot Barn Hunt
Class 151: Puppy Hot Shot Barn Hunt Open to JRTs, six months up to 12 months.
Class 152: Adult Hot Shot Barn Hunt Open to JRTs, one year up to six years old.
Class 153: Veteran and Senior Hot Shot Barn Hunt Open to JRTs, six years and older.
Class 154: Hot Shot Barn Hunt Champion & Reserve No entry fee.

Earthdog & Miscellaneous Hot Shot Barn Hunt (non-sanctioned)
Class 155: Earthdog 6 months and older
Class 156: Earthdog Hot Shot Barn Hunt Champion & Reserve No entry fee.
Class 157: Miscellaneous Dog Hot Shot Barn Hunt Open to all breeds other than JRTs and earthdogs.

                                           BRUSH HUNT (non-sanctioned)

Brush hunt is an above-ground hunting simulation held in a fenced area. One camouflaged tube containing a live rat is
hidden within the brush area. The challenge is for the terrier to use natural instincts to successfully locate and work the
quarry. Terrier must work to find the quarry in the shortest amount of time. The clock starts when the judge is ready and
signals you to release your dog at the gate. All four paws must be on the ground before you release your dog. The judge
stops the clock when your dog has found the tube. You do not enter with the dog but you can encourage your dog
verbally. No hand signals allowed. The dog must locate the tube to have a qualifying time. No cross-entering between
classes. Maximum time allowed is two minutes. Non-sanctioned.

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Jack Russell Terrier Brush Hunt
Class 158: Puppy Brush Hunt Open to JRTs, six months up to 12 months
Class 159: Adult Brush Hunt Open to JRTs, one year up to six years old.
Class 160: Veteran Brush Hunt Open to JRTs, 6 up to 9 years old.
Class 161: Senior Brush Hunt Open to JRTs, 9 years and older
Class 162: Jack Russell Terrier Brush Hunt Champion & Reserve No entry fee.

Earthdog & Miscellaneous Brush Hunt
Class 163: Earthdogs, 6 months and older
Class 164: Earthdog Brush Hunt Champion & Reserve No entry fee.
Class 165: Miscellaneous Dog Brush Hunt Open to dogs other than JRTs and earthdogs.

                                        LURE COURSING (non-sanctioned)

This is a timed event in which the dog chases a lure in an enclosed, fenced course. Each class entry includes two runs.
All runs must be run back to back. Adults are age one up to six years old. Veterans are six years old up to nine years old.
Seniors are nine years and older.
Jack Russell Lure Coursing
Class 166: Puppy Lure Coursing, 6 up to 12 months, up to 12.5"
Class 167: Puppy Lure Coursing, 6 up to 12 months, over 12.5" up to 15"
Class 168: Adult Lure Coursing, 10" up to 12.5"
Class 169: Adult Lure Coursing, Over 12.5" up to 15"
Class 170: Veteran Lure Coursing, 10" up to 12.5"
Class 171: Veteran Lure Coursing, Over 12.5" up to 15"
Class 172: Senior Lure Coursing, 10" up to 12.5"
Class 173: Senior Lure Coursing, Over 12.5" up to 15"
Class 174: Lure Coursing Champion & Reserve, 10" up to 12.5" No entry fee.
Class 175: Lure Coursing Champion & Reserve, Over 12.5" up to 15" No entry fee.

Earthdog & Miscellaneous Lure Coursing
Class 176: Earthdog Lure Coursing, 6 months and older
Class 177: Earthdog Lure Coursing Champion & Reserve No entry fee.

Miscellaneous Dog Lure Coursing
Class 178: Miscellaneous Dog Lure Coursing Open to all breeds other than JRTs, Earthdogs and Shorties.
Class 179: Shorty Lure Coursing Open to dogs 10 inches or less, six months or older.

                                         T-N-T TUNNEL (non-sanctioned)
A fun and interactive tunnel with one side open for viewing your terrier. Each entry includes two tries, run back to back.
Tunnels will have with dips and turns along the way for your terrier to maneuver around and over. The fastest time of the
weekend for all T-N-T classes is eligible for a special chair prize sponsored by T-N-T Tunnel. Non-sanctioned.
Jack Russell T-N-T
Class 180: Puppy T-N-T Tunnel Open to JRTs, six months up to 12 months old.
Class 181: Adult T-N-T Tunnel Open to JRTs, one year up to 6 years old.
Class 182: Veteran T-N-T Tunnel Open to JRTs, six years up to 9 years old.
Class 183: Senior T-N-T Tunnel Open to JRTs, 9 years and older.

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Class 184: T-N-T Tunnel JRT Champion & Reserve
No entry fee. Fastest times from classes 180-183.

Earthdog T-N-T Tunnel
Class 185: Earthdog T-N-T Tunnel
Six months and older, 15" or less.
Class 186: Earthdog T-N-T Tunnel Champion & Reserve
No entry fee. Fastest times from class 185.

                                                                 T-N-T Tunnel at 2018 Summer Celebration Trials

                            Summer Celebration Trial II - Sunday

                                                CONFORMATION
JRTCA 4 up to 6 Month Puppy Conformation
Class 187: Dog Pups, 4 up to 6 months.
Class 188: Bitch Pups, 4 up to 6 months.
Class 189: BEST 4 UP TO 6 MONTHS PUPPY & RESERVE No entry fee.
Open to the 1st and 2nd place winners of 4 up to 6 months Puppy Classes.
JRTCA 6 up to 12 Months Puppy Conformation
Class 190: Dog Pups, 6 up to 9 months
Class 191: Dog Pups, 9 up to 12 months
Class 192: BEST 6 UP TO 12 MONTHS PUPPY DOG & RESERVE
Open to 1st and 2nd place winners of 6 up to 12 months puppy dog classes. No entry fee.
Class 193: Bitch Pups, 6 up to 9 months
Class 194: Bitch Pups, 9 up to 12 months
Class 195: BEST 6 UP TO 12 MONTHS PUPPY BITCH & RESERVE
Open to 1st and 2nd place winners of 6 up to 12 months puppy bitch classes. No entry fee.
Class 196: 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 197: 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 198: Bronze Medallion Dogs
Open to any dog which has earned the JRTCA Bronze Medallion for Special Merit in the Field.
Class 199: 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.

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Class 200: Working Terrier Dogs, 10" up to 12½"
Class 201: Working Terrier Dogs, over 12½" up to 15"
Class 202: Working Veteran Terrier Dogs Open to working veteran terrier dogs, six years and older.
Class 203: BEST WORKING TERRIER DOG & RESERVE
Open to 1st and 2nd place winners of Working Terrier Dog classes. No entry fee.
Class 204: Bronze Medallion Bitches
Open to any dog which has earned the JRTCA Bronze Medallion for Special Merit in the Field.
Class 205: 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 206: Working Terrier Bitches, 10" up to 12½"
Class 207: Working Terrier Bitches, over 12½ up to 15"
Class 208: Working Veteran Terrier Bitches Open to working veteran terrier bitches, six years and older.
Class 209: BEST WORKING TERRIER BITCH & RESERVE
Open to 1st and 2nd place winners of Working Terrier Bitch classes. No entry fee.
Class 210: WORKING TERRIER CONFORMATION CHAMPION & RESERVE
Open to Best Working Terrier Dog & Reserve and Best Working Terrier Bitch & Reserve, 1st and 2nd place winners of
classes 203 and 209. 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 211: 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 212: Dogs, 10" up to 12½"
Class 213: Dogs, over 12½ up to 15"
Class 214: BEST OPEN DOG & RESERVE Open to 1st and 2nd place winners of Open Dog classes. No entry fee.
Class 215: 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 216: Bitches, 10" up to 12½"
Class 217: Bitches, over 12½" up to 15"
Class 218: BEST OPEN BITCH & RESERVE Open to 1st and 2nd place winners of Open Bitch classes. No entry fee.
Class 219: 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 220: 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 221: 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 222: 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 in the ring in this class must have earned and received one or more
JRTCA Natural Hunting Certificates.
Class 223: BEST FAMILY & RESERVE
Open to 1st and 2nd place winners of Stud Dog and Get and Brood Bitch and Produce. No entry fee.

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JRTCA Suitability - Judge's Choice
Open to any adult adult Jack Russell terrier, 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 224: Suitability to Red Fox
Class 225: Suitability to Groundhog
Class 226: Suitability to Raccoon/Badger

JRTCA Miscellaneous
Class 227: Rescued Russell Non-sanctioned. No entry fee. Open to any adopted JRT or JRT mix.
Exhibitors may be asked to tell the stories of their rescued terriers.
Class 228: Spayed/Neutered Working Terrier
Open to any adult spayed/neutered Jack Russell terrier, which holds a JRTCA Natural Hunting Certificate.
Class 229: Spayed or Neutered Adult Terrier
Class 230: Spayed or Neutered Veteran/Senior Terrier Open to JRTs six years and older.
Class 231: BEST SPAYED/NEUTERED TERRIER & RESERVE
Open to 1st and 2nd place winners of classes 228-230. No entry fee.

Fun Conformation Ring Classes (no entry fee, non-sanctioned)
Class 232: Tricks Non-sanctioned. No entry fee. Open to all breeds. Judged on cuteness and fun factor. No entry fee.
Class 233: Costume
Non-sanctioned. Open to all breeds. Dogs and/or owners are judged on cuteness and originality. No entry fee.

Earthdog Conformation (non-sanctioned)
Earthdog conformation classes will be held after the sanctioned JRT conformation classes. Open to colored terriers
(dark-bodied terriers with less than 51% white), dachshunds and any earthdog breed other than JRTs.
Class 234: Earthdog Puppy, 6 up to 12 months (non-sanctioned)
Class 235: Earthdog Adults, 1 year and older (non-sanctioned)
Class 236: Working Earthdog (non-sanctioned)
Class 237: Earthdog Conformation Champion & Reserve (non-sanctioned)
Open to 1st and 2nd place winners of classes 234, 235 and 236. No entry fee.

                                                      RACING

JRTCA Flat Races
Class 238: 4-6 Month Puppy Jack Russell and Earthdog (non-sanctioned)
Open to Jack Russell and Earthdog puppies, 4 months up to 6 months in age
Class 239: Pups, 6 up to 9 months, up to 12½"
Class 240: Pups, 6 up to 9 months, over 12½ up to 15"
Class 241: Pups, 9 up to 12 months, up to 12½"
Class 242: Pups, 9 up to 12 months, over 12½ up to 15"
Class 243: Senior Dogs, 9 years and older, 10 up to 12½"
Class 244: Senior Dogs, 9 years and older, over 12½ up to 15"
Class 245: Senior Bitches, 9 Years and older, 10 up to 12½"
Class 246: Senior Bitches, 9 Years and older, over 12½ up to 15"
Class 247: Dogs, 1 year and older, 10 up to 12½"
Class 248: Dogs, 1 year and older, over 12½ up to 15"
Class 249: Bitches, 1 year and older, 10 up to 12½"
Class 250: Bitches, 1 year and older, over 12½ up to 15"

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Class 251: Veteran Dogs, 6 years and older, 10 up to 12½"
Class 252: Veteran Dogs, 6 years and older, over 12½ up to 15"
Class 253: Veteran Bitches, 6 years and older, 10 up to 12½"
Class 254: Veteran Bitches, 6 years and older, over 12½ up to 15"
Class 255: Earthdog Puppies, 6 up to 12 months (non-sanctioned)
Class 256: Earthdog Adults, 1 year and older (non-sanctioned)

JRTCA Steeplechase Races
Class 257: Pups, 6 up to 9 months, up to 12½"
Class 258: Pups, 6 up to 9 months, over 12½ up to 15"
Class 259: Pups, 9 up to 12 months, up to 12½"
Class 260: Pups, 9 up to 12 months, over 12½ up to 15"
Class 261: Senior Dogs, 9 years and older, 10 up to 12½"
Class 262: Senior Dogs, 9 years and older, over 12½ up to 15"
Class 263: Senior Bitches, 9 years and older, 10 up to 12½"
Class 264: Senior Bitches, 9 years and older, over 12½ up to 15"
Class 265: 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 266: OVER 12½" UP TO 15" PUPPY RACING CHAMPION & RESERVE
Open to 1st place winners of all over 12½ - 15" puppy classes. No entry fee.
Class 267: 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 268: OVER 12½" UP TO 15" SENIOR RACING CHAMPION & RESERVE
Open to 1st place winners of all over 12½ - 15" senior classes. No entry fee.
Class 269: Dogs, 1 year and older, 10 up to 12½"
Class 270: Dogs, 1 year and older, over 12½ up to 15"
Class 271: Bitches, 1 year and older, 10 up to 12½"
Class 272: Bitches, 1 year and older, over 12½ up to 15"
Class 273: Veteran Dogs, 6 years and older, 10 up to 12½"
Class 274: Veteran Dogs, 6 years and older, over 12½ up to 15"
Class 275: Veteran Bitches, 6 years and older, 10 up to 12½"
Class 276: Veteran Bitches, 6 years and older, over 12½ up to 15"
Class 277: 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 278: Over 12½ UP TO 15" ADULT CHAMPION & RESERVE
Open to 1st place winners of over 12½ up to 15" adult flats and hurdles. No entry fee.
Class 279: 10 UP TO 12½" VETERAN CHAMPION & RESERVE
Open to 1st place winners of 10" up to 12½" veteran classes. No entry fee.
Class 280: Over 12½ UP TO 15" VETERAN CHAMPION & RESERVE
Open to 1st place winners of over 12½" up to 15" veteran classes. No entry fee.

Earthdog Steeplechase Races
Class 281: Earthdog Puppy, 6 up to 12 months (non-sanctioned)
Class 282: Earthdog Adult, 1 year and older (non-sanctioned)
Class 283: Earthdog Racing Champion & Reserve (non-sanctioned)
Open to 1st and 2nd place winners of classes 281 and 282. No entry fee.

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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 your 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.
Class 284: 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; may leave earth and re-enter until quarry is
reached; mark quarry for 15 seconds without a break in work and without leaving quarry.
Class 285: 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 earth and re-enter several times until quarry is reached; when quarry is reached must
work quarry continuously for a full 30 seconds without a break in work and without leaving the quarry; may switch from
one type of work to another.
Class 286: 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; must work quarry continuously for a full
30 seconds without a break in work and without leaving the quarry; may switch from one type of work to another.
Class 287: 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.
30 seconds to reach quarry; may leave earth once and re-enter before 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 288: 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. 30 seconds 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 289: 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. 30 seconds to
reach quarry; may leave earth once and re-enter before the quarry is reached; when quarry is reached must work quarry
for one full minute without a break in work and without leaving quarry; may switch from one type of work to another.
Class 290: 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. 30 seconds to reach
quarry; may not leave earth; work quarry for one full minute without a break in work and without leaving quarry.

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Class 291: Over 12½ up to 15" Adult Championship Certificate
Open to any adult Jack Russell over 12½" up to 15", one year and older, who 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. 30 seconds to reach quarry; may not leave earth; work
quarry for one full minute without a break in work and without leaving quarry.
Class 292: 10 up to 12½" Veteran Championship Certificate
Open to any adult Jack Russell 6 years of age or older, who holds a JRTCA Trial Certificate. 30 seconds to reach quarry;
may not leave earth; work quarry for one full minute without a break in work and without leaving quarry.
Class 293: Over 12 ½ up to 15" Veteran Championship Certificate
Open to any adult Jack Russell 6 years of age or older, who holds a JRTCA Trial Certificate. 30 seconds to reach quarry;
may not leave earth; work quarry for one full minute without a break in work and without leaving quarry.
Class 294: 10 up to 12 ½" Senior Championship Certificate
Open to any adult Jack Russell 9 years of age or older, who holds a JRTCA Trial Certificate.30 seconds to reach quarry;
may not leave earth; work quarry for one full minute without a break in work and without leaving quarry.
Class 295: Over 12 ½ up to 15" Senior Championship Certificate
Open to any adult Jack Russell 9 years of age or older, who holds a JRTCA Trial Certificate. 30 seconds to reach quarry;
may not leave earth; work quarry for one full 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 296: Earthdog Novice GTG (non-sanctioned)
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 297: Earthdog Open GTG (non-sanctioned)
Open to earthdogs, 6 months and older, who have scored 100% in a Novice class at previous trials. 30 seconds 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. Non-sanctioned.
Class 298: Earthdog Go-to-Ground Champion & Reserve (non-sanctioned)
1st and 2nd place winners of Earthdog Open Class. No entry fee.

                                                   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. 30 seconds per 30 feet of tunnel to reach quarry; may leave and re-enter earth several times
until the quarry is reached then must work quarry for one full 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.
Class 299: 6 up to 12 month Puppy Super Earth
Class 300: 10 up to 12½" Adult Super Earth Open to terriers one year and older.
Class 301: Over 12½ up to 15" Adult Super Earth Open to terriers one year and older.

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