This obstacle should have a diameter of a minium of 600mm and should be a minimum of 3m in length. The tunnel may only curve in a single direction.
Positioning - it is recommended pipe tunnels should always be fully extended when in the desired shape.
Judging - Refusal for running past the line of the front of the tunnel or entering the tunnel and coming back out of the same entrance.
Note - A dog jumping over the tunnel when attempting to complete the obstacle is a refusal. However, when not attempting the tunnel as the next obstacle, a dog jumping over the tunnel during a round is normally dealt with as wrong course and therefore an elimination.
Elimination - For entering or touching the wrong entrance to the tunnel.
Mrs Ann Hampshire
Dartmoor Dog Training Club
West Brushford Farm
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Are You Aware of Alabama Rot Disease It can be fatal to your dog. A confirmed case occurred in Cullompton recently. The dog concerned had been walked at Kilerton and Ashclyst woods.
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Minutes of Kennel Club Agility Liaison Council Meeting 17th January 2019 see here.