Code of Conduct
Australian Yard Dog Association inc.
This Code of Conduct applies to all competitors, officials and paid or unpaid workers at an Australian Yard Dog Championship or any event/ activity organised or sanctioned by the AYDA.
Actions or behaviour which are considered “prejudicial to the interests of the AYDA” will be dealt with by the AYDA Judicial Committee.
The following is an outline of inappropriate behaviour. This is not an exhaustive list and where relevant includes social media: More
Australian Yard Dog Association Inc.
Competition Rules 2018
Part I: Definitions
(a): Yard dog competition
A competition, in which a dog and its handler must negotiate sheep through a predetermined course, confined within permanent or temporary sheep yards, within a specified time limit.
- In the Australian Yard Dog Association Championship trial the trial course is to be set to allow all sheep to stand comfortably with the dog in the race.
- A lesser number of sheep may be worked in the open qualifying trial & supporting classes.
Resolutions Australian Yard Dog Association
AGM Ross Tasmania March 1995
That the money raised in any one year from affiliation fees be the only money
allocated to a state that is having difficulty in meeting the expenses of conducting the
Australian Championship More
Constitution of Australian Yard Dog Association
1. Name: The name of this body shall be the “Australian Yard Dog Association” and it shall
be hereafter referred to as the “Association”.
2. Objects :
(a) To promote interest in working yard dogs.
(b) To promote good fellowship amongst those interested in working yard dogs.
(c) To allocate and provide direction for the running of the Australian Championship
(d) To do such things and acts conducive to the furtherance of the objects of the