The NAC has both a team and individual competition in three size categories (small, medium, large). Each country can enter max. 10 dogs in each size group. All 10 dogs can participate to the individual competition. Each country can have one teams in each size category in the team competition – one team consists of 5 dogs (the 3 best results count for each run to the final result) and 1 reserve dog. If a reserve dog is to be used it must be announced at the latest after the Saturday training to the chief steward.
Handler can have only two dogs per size category.
Bitches in heat may participate and they run in their own place according the starting list.
Even if they are not selected in the team the reigning individual Nordic champions are eligible to participate to the NAC individual competition. If so they have to be entered by their country’s kennel club and they will start according to the random draw by the organizer.
No treats or toys are allowed on the course area. Competitors are allowed to finish their run in case of disqualification, no training is allowed.
Disagreements should be settled according to the FCI agility regulations. The chief steward and/or the judge should make the decision in minor matters. In case of a protest, the NKU agility committee will make the final decision.
The NAC individual competition is arranged on three different courses. Course 1 will be a agility class, course 2 a jumping class and the final course is 3 agility class. Course 1 and 2 are on Saturday and the final agility class is on Sunday.
The team competition is arranged on two different courses. Course 1 will be a jumping class and the final course is 3 agility class. Course 1 is held on Saturday and the final agility class is on Sunday.
Disqualification counts as 100 fault points plus the maximum course time, MCT (or 2 x the standard course time, SCT). Apart from this the results on the course are calculated in accordance with the FCI agility regulations.