Skc: Can You Pass This Agility Judges Training Scheme Test?

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Skc: Can You Pass This Agility Judges Training Scheme Test?

Can You Pass This Agility Judges Training Scheme Test? For you to earn a position as an agility judge you are expected a minimum of 5-years’ experience competing in SKC agility either as a timer, scribe, or course builder at a Licensed SKC Agility Trial. How about you take the quiz and see if you are ready to apply.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Only dogs ____ months of age or older are eligible to participate in Agility or Jumper Trials.
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      18

  • 2. 
    May handlers opt to enter their dogs in a different height division for all titling classes for Agility and Jumpers Trials?
    • A. 

      No, they must enter at the correct height division based on the dog's height measurement.

    • B. 

      Yes, in all classes, at either lower or higher height divisions, at their discretion.

    • C. 

      Yes, but only in a Novice class, at either lower or higher height divisions.

    • D. 

      Yes, in all classes, but at a higher height division only.

  • 3. 
    Leaving the pause table and engaging another obstacle prior to completion of the 5 second count calls for:
    • A. 

      5 point penalty

    • B. 

      Mandatory elimination

    • C. 

      Mandatory excusal

    • D. 

      5 point penalty, except in a Novice class where no penalty is given the first time the dog makes a mistake

  • 4. 
    For Open Classes, approach angles to obstacles shall not exceed which of the following, with additional consideration for safety, based on the obstacle being approached and running surface.
    • A. 

      Generally not exceeding 90 degrees, but must not exceed 2 times at 135 degrees

    • B. 

      Generally not exceeding 135 degrees, but must not exceed 2 times at 180 degrees

    • C. 

      Generally not exceeding 180 degrees, but must not exceed 2 times at 270 degrees

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      1500mm

    • B. 

      2500mm

    • C. 

      900mm

    • D. 

      610mm

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Dog Alpha jumps and clips the board jump and causing it to overturn.

    • B. 

      Dog Bravo walks the seesaw and flies off the plank before it touches the ground.

    • C. 

      Dog Charlie drops the bar on a jump.

    • D. 

      Dog Delta relieves himself in the ring.

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Second

    • B. 

      1/10th of a second

    • C. 

      1/100th of a second

    • D. 

      1/1000th of a second

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      3m to 8m

    • B. 

      3m to 9m

    • C. 

      4m to 8m

    • D. 

      4m to 9m

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      12-15 (Novice), 16-20 (Open), 20-24 (Master)

    • B. 

      12-16 (Novice), 17-20 (Open), 20-24(Master)

    • C. 

      12-16 (Novice), 16-20 (Open), 20-25 (Master)

    • D. 

      12-16(Novice), 16-20 (Open), 20-24 (Master)

  • 10. 
    Senior dogs above ___ years of age on the date of the Trial shall be entitled to enter the Trial in the height Class that is one Class lower than its current Class.
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      11

  • 11. 
    A dog is doing an agility course and it is navigating to its next obstacle, the Weave Poles. Which of the following is considered a wrong course, leading to a mandatory elimination?
    • A. 

      Dog goes under the A-Frame to the Weave Poles.

    • B. 

      Dog jumps over the flat fabric of the Collapsible Tunnel to the Weave Poles.

    • C. 

      Dog runs under the Seesaw to the Weave Poles.

    • D. 

      Dog enters the Weave Poles correctly then turns around midway and back weaves at the Weave Poles.

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Seesaw

    • B. 

      Pause Table

    • C. 

      Flexible Tunnel

    • D. 

      Collapsible Tunnel

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Yes but only for Open & Masters Classes.

    • B. 

      Yes for all Novice, Open & Master Classes.

    • C. 

      Yes but only for Novice & Open Class provided that a contact obstacle is places as the 3rd obstacle in the sequence.

    • D. 

      Depends on the Judge’s discretion of the standard he/she deems fit for each Class.

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Yes but only if it is in the middle of the course, when insisted by the Judge.

    • B. 

      No, unless the sequence starts off with the Dogwalk, then A-Frame and Seesaw can follow.

    • C. 

      Yes but only for Open & Masters Classes.

    • D. 

      No, not allow for all classes.

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      The dog clipping the boards but the boards did not move visibly.

    • B. 

      The dog jumping in from in-between the side guiding poles diagonally instead from the front but landing properly at the end without clipping the boards.

    • C. 

      Only for Novice class, the dog stepping on the boards as long as they do not turn over the boards.

    • D. 

      All of the above.