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What is the UKI Classic?

Since we have been getting several questions about the UKI Classic, we put together this article with more details about the event.

What is the UKI Classic?

The UKI Classic is a two or three day tournament where teams compete for podium placements, prizes and for a chance to earn Byes for the UKI US Open in Florida or the UKI West Coast Open in Paso Robles, CA.

Who can enter the UKI Classic?

Any team registered with UKI, it doesn’t matter what level are you on.

What events take place at the Classic?

The UKI Classic has Pentathlon, Biathlon and Masters Series. Additionally, titling classes or other fun events can be offered.

What is Pentathlon?

Pentathlon consists of Agility (aka Standard), Jumping, Snooker and Gamblers classes with placement points combined. The top 50% progress to a Speedstakes Final.

What is Biathlon?

An Agility and Jumping class combined. Least faults win with time as tie breaker.

What is Masters Series?

An Agility and Jumping class combined with faults converted to time.

What is this thing called SharkStakes?

SharkStakes is simply two rounds of Speedstakes with results combined. Speedstakes is a fun, fast class with only jumps and tunnels.

Which events offer opportunities to earn Byes?

Biathlon: Winners in each height with no eliminations in either round, will receive an automatic Bye into Round 2 of the UKI National Championships at the UKI US Open (Florida).

Pentathlon: The winner of the Speedstakes final will be given an automatic Bye into the Speedstakes Challenge Final at the UKI US Open and a Bye into the Speedstakes Challenge Final at the UKI West Coast Open in Paso Robles, CA, plus an automatic Bye into the Masters Series Final at the UKI US Open.

Additionally, ff you are working towards getting the bye for UKI Stakes at West Coast Open, the Pentathon, Biathlon and Masters Series Qs would count towards it.