GRC: Social Responsibility Judges Test
Must make 90% to pass (3 wrong and you've failed). May only take once per quarter.
GRC Member ID#:
Street Address Line 2
State / Province
Postal / Zip Code
Antigua and Barbuda
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Central African Republic
Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
Papua New Guinea
Republic of the Congo
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Sao Tome and Principe
Trinidad and Tobago
Tristan da Cunha
Turks and Caicos Islands
United Arab Emirates
British Virgin Islands
Isle of Man
US Virgin Islands
Wallis and Futuna
The Name GRC comes from?
Greatness, Relationship, Creativity
Gameness, Relationship, Control
Gameness, Relationshop, Creativity
Generalized, Reality Based, Control
Prong Collars allowed in a trial.
The SR component tests for all of the following except:
The dog's decision making at liberty
Your Status as Alpha
The maximum length of leash allowed in a trial is?
The handler may have reward objects on their person in trial.
"Strangers" to be greeted in the test may have reward objects on their person.
During the leash section, if the handler uses obedience to control the dog, they do not have to hold the dog's leash.
Any physical cues, or verbal cues given in a "conversational" tone during the leash portion will get what deduction?
In ANY section Passing/untangling the leash in ANY manner other than directly in front of the body from hand to hand is worth a 1 point deduction
"Strangers" being greeted in the test may ask to interact with the dog.
Passive leash tension between 3-5 seconds will receive what deduction?
Leash pressure "upwards" to get a sit is passive pressure and NOT considered an extra cue.
Passive leash tension between 6-8 seconds will receive what deduction?
Enough leash pressure to cause the handler to stabilize themselves is an immediate NQ.
Passive leash tension 9 seconds or over will receive what deduction?
Small leash pops given to keep the dog with you will not result in a deduction.
You may play with your dog between sections (after the judge indicates) so long as you have no food or toys on your person or involved in the play.
In the verbal obedience section, all of the following are tested EXCEPT:
Any leash communication AT ALL in the verbal obedience section will be considered an additional cue and penalized.
Any physical cues, gestures, or signals will be penalized in the obedience section with what deduction?
Any ADDITIONAL verbal cues given in a "conversational" tone will be given what deduction?
The Handler will be asked to remove and stow the leash during which exercise.
The Middle is defined as the dog between the handlers leg in what position?
Any of the above, so long as it is declared at the entrance to the ring upon gear inspection.
In Middle, "between the legs" is defined as standing over the dog, with the handler's legs between the shoulder and hips of the dog.
In Level 1 During the Down, there will be 3 "known" challenges. They include all of the following EXCEPT:
Greeting a person with a dog
Removing the leash (and attaching Lin if needed)
Do a lap around the dog
Go out of sight
In Level 1 During the Down, after, "known" challenges.... The handler will be asked to do 2 tasks to test the position. These tasks will be chosen by the judge and everyone will be asked the same routine.
If the dog breaks the Down, but fixes it on it's own (whether it's re-cued or not) and it stays in the exact silhouette of it's original position, it will receive what deduction?
In Level 2 and 3 the Judge can as as many challenges during the down as they like. But.... They must present all participants at that level the same "routine".
Any ADDITIONAL verbal cues given ABOVE "conversational" tone will be given what deduction?
If the dog breaks the down, but fixes it on it's own (whether re-cued or not) but it stays inside a circle that was drawn around it's original position it will receive what deduction?
ANY verbal cues given in what the judge considers an ABUSIVE tone will be given what deduction?
If the dog is Breaks the down, and leaves the circle that was drawn around it's original position it will receive what deduction?
If the dog is deemed to be in position when called to Front or Middle, but not in the "picture/silhouette" of the perfect position, it will be what deduction?
If the dog leaves the positional "silhouette” in Middle or Front upon movement... but stays inside the Circle drawn around that ideal silhouette, it will receive what penalty?
If the dog leaves Middle or Front upon movement, as in.... They ENTIRELY leave the circle drawn around the ideal position.... it will receive what penalty?
In the Liberty portion, you may interact with the dog so long as the dog stays 4 on the floor.
In the liberty portion, FRAP is grounds for NQ. This stands for
Freestyle Rapping Practice
Frenetic, Random, Activity, Period
Fear, Rage, Anger, Paranoia
The leash pressure rules apply to the tie out in the liberty period.
During ANY portion of the test, if the dog displays any mild timidity of, or aversion to, the handler the deduction will be
During ANY portion of the test, if the dog displays any pronounced timidity of, or aversion to, the handler the penalty will be
During ANY portion of the test, if the dog displays signs of overt fear or symptoms of abuse by the handler the penalty will be
If at ANY time during ANY GRC event a judge feels that a person is handling a dog unnecessarily harshly, or in any way abusively they can be DQ’d and ejected from the event.
If a competitor acts unsportsmanlike or dishonorable in any way they may be DQ’d and ejected from the event.
In Level 2 there is one tactical heel figure 8 instead of the steps in middle. Can you ask for steps in the "position change" exercise from middle?
In Level 2 during the Front with Position Changes you MAY ask for steps OR change of positions.
In level 1 there are how many "distractors" on in the ring?
In level 2 there are how many "distractors" on in the ring?
In level 3 there are how many "distractors" on in the ring?
In Level 3 ALL of the elements of Level 2 will be done. But they will be in completely random order. The judge will do this by
drawing from a hat
Making the routine in advance
In all levels, Any infraction that needs to be noted but is not worth 5 points in the judge's opinion, may be given a 1 point deduction
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