Version 1.2 of the UKFL© rules has been published. Below are a summary of the alterations and amendments.
R2.14 FROM The Accessibility Officer has a Primary function to ensure that the UKFL© is accomodating and makes provisions for less able members. TO The Accessibility Officer has a Primary function to ensure that the UKFL© is accomodating and inclusive to all members.
Reason – Members expressed a distaste to the word less able.
R6.3 (4) FROM 6.3 (A,a) TO 6.3 (4,a)
Reason – Grammar error.
R8.4 R8.5 R8.6 FROM Appendix F TO Appendix G
Reason – Had the wrong Appendix assigned to the rule.
R9.4 ADDED Any dogs measured as borderline will awarded the lower measure for the benefit of the dog.
Reason – To clarify what happen if the dog is measured border line.
R9.4 FROM When measuring the dogs foot must be bent not out straight. TO When measuring the dogs foot must be bent at a 90 degree angle not out straight.
Reason – To clarify the angle of the dogs foot to stop inconsistencies.
R9.10 (2) FROM Any bitch that is or might be be pregnant is not allowed to compete at Sanctioned UKFL© event and for at least 84 Day (8 weeks) after giving birth TO Any bitch that is or might be be pregnant is not allowed to compete at Sanctioned UKFL© event and for at least 56 Day (8 weeks) after giving birth
Reason – The amount of days did not match the amount of weeks.
R10.2 (4) FROM Jump bases must not be any more than 5” high. TO Jump bases must not be any more than 5” high, they must have slots to accommodate both 24” and 30” width allowing teams to choose their width. (picture below)
Reason – Member brought it to UKFL© that they had concern about the possibility of dogs colliding with the jump upright’s when moving from a event using 30” to an event using 24”, UKFL© took on board their concerns and came up with a solution that enable teams to pick the width of the jump. Diagram added to clarify how the baseboard show look.
R10.2 (10) FROM Host clubs shall provide jump slats that will allow the jumps to be raised to a height of 12” with the top slat always being inclusive of a 6” jump height. TO Host clubs shall provide jump slats for 30” and 24” width and that will allow the jumps to be raised to a height of 12” with the top slat always being inclusive of a 6” jump height.
Reason – To bring into line with 10.2 (4) to enable teams to race at their desired width.
R10.6 FROM The ETS sensors gates should be placed a minimum of 4ft when using 24” width jumps and a minimum of 5ft when using 30” width jumps. TO The ETS sensors gates should be placed of 5ft.
Reason – To bring in line with 10.2 (4) and 10.2 (10)
R11 FROM 50,000 TO 55,000
Reason – This should have been set at 55,000 to be in line.
Appendix E FROM Appendix E – No Isle of man on the map TO Appendix E – Isle of Man added
Reason – Isle of man was missing of the map.