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Fur Fun (Region 9) - Multibreed
Skidmarkz (Region 21) - Regular
 
 

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Current Regular World Record
Border Patrol ran a 14.433 at Some Ruff Competition's Rockfest #6 Flyball tournament Sunday in Rockton, ON June 5th, 2016! View the video. This new world record was confirmed and validated. Visit the World Records page for additional details.
Current Multibreed
World Record
Rocket Relay ran a 14.852 at the Rocket Relay Ancaster, ON flyball tournament Saturday, July 25, 2015! View the video. This new multibreed world record was confirmed and validated. Visit the World Records page for additional details.

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News!

Roll-out of new NAFA Measuring System

At the January 15th, 2021 meeting, the board ratified detailed plans for roll-out of the new Measuring System. The new system is based on recommendations from the Special Measuring Committee (SMC), with input from RDs, judges, and prior feedback from competitors.

    Goals of New Measuring System
  1. Make measuring easier for competitors, RDs, and judges.
  2. Make measuring consistent.
  3. Ensure fair checks and balances in the overall process.
    Overview of New Measuring System
  1. A brief video introduction of the new measuring device (NAFA specialized ruler + laser level)*
  2. :
    *Measuring of dog is for equipment demonstration purposes only.
  3. Pictures of the components of new measuring device

  4. Overview of New Measuring System

  5. Timeline for roll-out (3 phases).

  6. FAQ

The full detailed ratified plans will be published for competitors before April 1, 2021. NAFA will then gather further questions from competitors at flyball@flyball.org and publish an updated FAQ document.


The waiver for the Iron Dog title requirements for FY2020 has been applied in the NAFA database. Please go here for further details.


AWARDS IMPACTED BY COVID-19
IRON DOG: The board has decided to waive the 'point earned' requirement in FY2020 (October 1, 2019 - September 30, 2020) for the Iron Dog award. Dogs eligible to run in FY 2020 will be given credit for fulfilling the one point earned requirement in FY2020.

We have an unprecedented situation this year with many tournaments being cancelled. As a result, there are many clubs that have not and will not have the opportunity to participate in enough tournaments to meet the minimum requirements for the overall NAFA Awards. The board felt that parity was important when it came to these awards and therefore has come to the difficult decision that there will be no NAFA Champion, Regional Champion or Regional Overall Club Champion awards in FY2020. We will still go forward with awards for Regional MVP, Judge of the Year and Clyde Memorial Hall of Fame.
 
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