Obedience Trials

Some Club members complete in Obedience Trials held regularly around Southeast Queensland. Obedience titles are earned by obtaining three qualifying scores at teach level of competition.

Trialing is a great way to meet new friends as well as have fun with your dog and build a strong working relationship.

The Gold Coast Dog Obedience Training Club Inc is affiliated with the Canine Control of Queensland, which is governed by the Australian National Kennel Club (ANKC). If you wish to compete in an official ANKC trial you will have to join Dogs Queensland. You will also need to use an official entry form for every trial you wish to enter. Books of entry forms can be purchase from the Clubhouse or downloaded by clicking here, entry form.

Click here to view the rules for Obedience.

Once your dog attains a title and you apply for same with the Dogs Queensland, these letters are added at the end of your dogs name and become part of your dogs official registered name. These qualifications and titles are recognised Australia wide.
You will need patience and perseverance to succeed in all trials – not just Obedience trials. trialing is a great social event and a great way to meet and make many new wonderful friends as well as have great fun with your dog and building a great relationship.The dates of trials held by clubs affiliated with Dogs Queensland can be found at the Dogs Queensland web site.

The following titles can be earned in Obedience Trials:

 

Title Name Qualifying Performance
CCD Community Companion Dog 3 qualifying scores of 85 or more in the Community Companion Dog class
CD  Companion Dog 3 qualifying scores of 170 or more in the Novice class
 CDX Community Dog Excellent 3 qualifying scores of 170 or more in the Open class
UD  Utility Dog 3 qualifying scores of 170 or more in the Utility class
 UDX Utility Dog Excellent 3 qualifying scores of 170 or more in the Utility Dog Excellent class

The Rally Obedience Champion title is placed at the front of the dog’s name, all others are after the name.