The following Rules changes were approved by the National Executive Board and Committee: The on-line rules book will reflect these changes after 1-1-2019 and are not valid until that date.
Concerning the AFrame for PDI Trials: Note that the change is in the height. Instead of an exact height, it allows for a little leeway.
4. A-Frame—Max 10 Points:
A. The A-Frame is 71”- 75” triangular obstacle with a catching ramp on the back side as well as a ramp to the ground to assist the dog in dismounting.
The Diagram will be changed to reflect this height change as well and is attached.
Concerning the Evidence Detector Test as printed in the rules book: This change is to allow “Special members” as defined for detection testing, to certify a dog in an EDD test. Under 2 Individual Entries… Letter B.
B. A special member as defined in the By-laws may certify a dog in a regional EDD trial if approved as a special member by their region.