UK Flyball League

Rule Changes (v1.5)

Version 1.5 of the UKFL© rules has been published. Below are a summary of the alterations and amendments.

 Full Summary-of-Rule-Changes available to download.


R2.15 ADDED Press Officer – ​The Press Officer will be responsible for all our UKFL© News. They will be publishing newspaper/magazines, welcome packs and blogs for all UKFL© related events. They will work closely with our committee and other officers.
Reason – Added a role

R6.9 (8) FROM Dogs entered in Pre-Cadet will be given three 7-minute periods TO Dogs entered in Pre-Cadet will be given three 6-minute periods.
Reason – Change to 6 mins to help save time across a racing day

R7.2 (2) ADDED Any Sanctioned event hosted by the UKFL© (ie the championships) may have an early entry before the 60 days, entry must still be available on Thursday at 8pm as per 7.2 (1)
Reason – Rule added to cover UKFL© events

R7.3 ADDED No declared times will be allowed for the UKFL© Championships unless in extenuating circumstances occur and a full written request must be sent to the Committee with an explanation/reason
Reason – Added for UKFL© Championships

R7.3 FROM The times are to be taken from the latest League table which is based on the fastest time recorded by a team during their last 3 sanctioned Events on the 21st day before the Event date TO The times are to be taken from the latest League table which is based on the fastest time recorded by a team during their last 3 sanctioned Events on the 21st day before the Event date expect for the UKFL© Championships which will be taken 28th day before.
Reason – Amended to allow us to take times early for the championships

Appendix F CHANGED Changes to min and max of heats. Changes to 3,4 and 7 divisions heats
Reason – A number of changes have been made to this appendix, we have reduced the number of heats from a min of 20 to 18 and a max of 24 to 20. This is to help aid event hosts will earlier finishes.

Appendix H FROM Junior award scheme TO Junior award scheme (under 12)
Reason – Just to clarify age

Appendix H ADDED If fees are to increase or decrease the Committee are to inform the membership of the changes 60 days before.
Reason – Added to to make clear that we cannot just change fee without any prior notice