In 2023, Tracking will include 3 TDUs, 3 VSTs and 2 TDs
Draw for Entries: Entries will be drawn at The Original Mel’s Diner, 1730 Grass Valley Hwy, Auburn CA 95603, on Thursday, August 10, 2023 at 6 pm. The drawing shall be completely at random among all entries received, except that preference shall be given to Golden Retrievers which have not previously earned a Tracking Dog, Tracking Dog Urban or Variable Surface Tracking Dog title. When the advertised limit has been drawn, and the Combined Test Exchange Policy enacted, all remaining entries shall be assigned a position on the alternate lists corresponding to the order in which they were drawn. The Secretary shall then notify all entries of the results of the draw. (AKC Tracking Regulations Ch 1, Sec 17b)
Drawing for Tracks will be in accordance with AKC Tracking Reg Ch 2, Sec 9. The Secretary will conduct the draw under the supervision of one or both of the judges present. The judges will determine the order the tracks will be run. The draw for tracks will be conducted on the day of the tests, TD Track Draw at 7:30 am/TDU Track Draw at 8:45 am / VST Track Draw at 10:00 am.