Code of Conduct
Here are done “do” and “do nots” regarding our events
A focus on friendly, fun activities is our prime directive. - AAC Mission
- Enjoy and encourage the play and performance of others
- Be considerate of the safety and enjoyment of others
- Observe and control the actions of your dog at all times
- Keep your dog on lead at competitions when you are not performing
- Recognize and play within your own physical limitations & those of your dog
- Recognize and play within limitations imposed by weather and field conditions
- Comply with the rules of the event’s venue & its hosts
- Be respectful of the efforts of the event’s judges, officials, and volunteers
- Pick up after your dog
- Practice good sportsmanship at all times
- Please, above all else … HAVE A GOOD TIME!
- Engage in aggressive or abusive behavior (human or canine)
- Attend events with a dog who is in any stage of heat
- Attend events without proof of rabies vaccination
- Discuss scores with judges & volunteers during the competition
Grand champions, national level competitors, big guns, old pros, or any team who has scored high in the A division for that format.
A – Advanced
Seasoned veterans who have earned numerous awards, teams who play regularly but have not climbed to the top podium yet, or any team who has scored high in the B division for that format, old dogs (both human & K9) with no new tricks.
B – Beginner
Inexperienced or casual players who have earned few awards, rookies, non-competitive, just-for-fun, walk-ons, really old dogs (both human & K9) with only a few tricks left in their bag.