talking dogs rally mini trial 4th february 2024





  • LEVEL 1
  • LEVEL 2
  • LEVEL 3


Entries close and must be received by 14th January 2024. Entries received after this date will not be included. All entries are taken on a first-come first-served basis (Spaces are limited). Running orders will be emailed.

Please note - dogs will need to be left in your car whilst doing your walk throughs, therefore you may wish to arrange for someone to come with you to watch your dog at this point. It is your responsibility to ensure your dog is safe.

Fees: £6.00 per round per team. To be paid at time of entry and non refundable if you later decide not to enter.

Payment by bank transfer to:

Account Name: Cristen Brown

Sort Code: 77-20-49

Account Number: 48869060

Talking Dogs Rally Trial Entry - June 2024
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TD Rally® eligibility

- All competitors must be registered with TD Rally® prior to competing at any sanctioned TD Rally® trial. To register, contact the office or go to the website and download the form and send it with payment to the TD Rally® office.

- Everyone over the age of 7 years (when attending trials children under 16 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian) on the date of the trial is eligible to compete once registered with TD Rally®.

- All breeds of dogs, crosses and mixes of breeds over 6 months old on the date of the trial can compete. Health and behaviour may exclude dogs from competing but breed type does not.

Competing Levels

  • Puppy is for dogs aged between 6 and 18 months on the date of the trial.
  • Level 1 is for dogs 1 year and older on the date of the trial.
  • Veteran Level is for dogs over 7 years on the date of the trial.

Award of Excellence

  • When teams score 190 or over in each of their first three trials in each Level, they gain the Award of Excellence.


Terms & Conditions

- Each team, a team consisting of one dog and one handler, must hold a valid Talking Dogs Rally® (TD Rally®) registration. Teams with disabilities must have submitted a Disability Modification Form to the Talking Dogs Rally® Office prior to the Trial or along with their Trial application form. Disability Modification Forms will not be accepted on the day of the Trial.

- No unregistered substitutions for handler or dog are permitted.

- The Trial will be held indoors on hard non-slip surface for all levels.

- By entering this Trial, competitors acknowledge and agree to abide by the rules, terms and conditions as laid out by Jayne Crowther, Ruff Diamond Dog Training, and Talking Dogs Rally®.

- The Trial hosts reserve the right to refuse any entry for any reason. Refunds cannot be guaranteed for entries withdrawn or dismissed for any reason but may be given depending on circumstances. If the Trial has to be cancelled for any reason, we will refund entry fees if possible but this is not guaranteed. If the trial host cancels the trial, the trial host will refund all trial fees in full to registered competitors within 14 days of the trial date. If Talking Dogs Rally® cancels the trial, the trial host will refund all trial fees in full to registered competitors within 14 days of the trial date.

- The Judge’s decision is final; rudeness to judges will not be tolerated.

- Returned cheques do not constitute a valid entry.

- Your team may not compete if your bitch comes into season immediately prior to or during the Trial. Do not bring your dog to the Trial if s/he is ill or injured, or has been infected with, or has been in contact with another dog infected with, a contagious disease.

- If your pet is ill or suffers an injury during the Trial, please notify the Trial Organisers.

- Competing in Talking Dogs Rally® is a physical activity and as such Handlers are reminded to work with due care and attention to their own safety and that of others. Handlers are responsible for the conduct of their dog at all times. Neither Talking Dogs Ltd, Talking Dogs Rally® or any person acting on behalf of the Company accept any liability for any loss, damage, accident, injury or illness to dogs, handlers, spectators or any other persons or property whatsoever.

- Photographs and/or recordings may be taken by and on behalf of the Trial hosts for educational and publicity purposes. All other photographs and/or recordings may be taken for personal use only. All video and broadcast rights for this Trial are the exclusive property of Talking Dogs Ltd.

- Dogs must be kept on lead when not competing.