AKC Obedience Classic Classes and Exercises

The AKC Obedience Classic will consist of three Rounds of competition over two days, which will be named the Red, White and Blue Rounds. In the Novice, Open and Utility Classes the handler/dog team will compete a total of three times, once in each round, over the two-day event. In the Masters Class the handler/dog team will compete for a total of six times, three times in Open and three times in Utility, over the two-day event. Group exercises will be performed in each round.

Novice Class
Heel on Leash and Figure Eight
Stand for Examination
Heel Free
Long Sit
Long Down

Utility Class
Signal Exercise
Scent Discrimination Article # 1
Scent Discrimination Article # 2
Directed Retrieve
Moving Stand and Examination
Directed Jumping

Open Class
Heel Free and Figure Eight
Drop on Recall
Retrieve on Flat
Retrieve over High Jump
Broad Jump
Long Sit
Long Down

Masters Class
All exercises from Open and Utility.