Version 1.3 of the UKFL© rules has been published. Below are a summary of the alterations and amendments.
R7.3 (4) FROM A declared time must be at least 1⁄2 second faster or 1⁄2 second slower than the team’s League time. TO A declared time must be at least 1 second slower and any time faster than the team’s League time.
Reason – .
R8.11 (G1) REMOVED A team running 1⁄2 second faster than its declared time will be declared the loser of that heat.
Reason – Rule removed, No Team breakout.
Section 6 FROM The dog cannot race more than 40 heats in any one weekend. TO The dog cannot race more than a maximum of 42 heats over 2 days of consecutive racing and a maximum of 50 heats over anymore than 2 days consecutive racing.
Reason – To allow for 4 team DRR when racing over 2 days.
R8.9 (8) ADDED If a team is late for racing they must not enter the ring till the heat has finished and the ring Judge gives the team permission.
Reason – Rule added for safety.