TRUE FRIEND

competition among dog handlers
August 1 — 10

HOW TO REACH:

By municipal transport:
1. Moscow «Savelovsky railway station» -› trains to Dmitrov -› bus station (bus #25) -› destination stop "v/ch 32516" (military unit #32516);
2. Moscow «Savelovsky railway station» -› trains to Orudiyevo poselok (village) station -› from Orudiyevo poselok by bus #25 destination stop "v/ch 32516" (military unit #32516);
Moscow region, Dmitrov district, gorodok-511 (town-511), Knyazhevo village, military unit #32516(Breeding nursery «Krasnaya Zvezda» (Red Star).

By car: longitude 48.792739, latitude 44.688553
LOCATION
Dmitrov,
Moscow Region
STAGES
1. Individual race
2. Guard duty
3. Obstacle course
4. Relay race
ARMAMENT
5,6 mm rifle.
True friend
Programme of the contest

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

25.07.2016

26.07.2016

27.07.2016

28.07.2016

29.07.2016

30.07.2016

31.07.2016

 

 

Arrival of participants at the airports and railway terminals of Moscow. Meeting and travel to the Training centre.

Registration, medical examination and accommodation.

Placement of service dogs.

19.00-21.00 Cultural activities

09.00-10.00 Dog care

14.00-15.00 Lunch

15.00-17.00 Specification of conditions of the contest, familiarization with the venue.

17.00- 18.00 Dog care

19.00-21.00 Cultural activities

09.00-10.00 Dog care

10.00-14.00 Armament adjustment, Training shooting

17.00-18.00 Dog care

19.00-21.00 Cultural activities

10.00-11.00 OPENING CEREMONY OF THE ARMY-2016

18.00-19.00 Dog care

08.00-09.00 Dog care

10.00-11.00  OPENING CEREMONY OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONTEST TRUE FRIEND

11.00-11.10 Performance of the guard of honor

11.10-12.00 Performance of the special training company

12.00-14.00 Performance of choreographic ensembles “Zadorenka” and “Dmitrovskiye Rozhechniki”

DOSAAF military relay race

15.00-17.00 Trainings

17.00-18.00 Dog care and preparation of equipment

19.00-21.00 Cultural activities

1.08.2016

2.08.2016

3.08.2016

4.08.2016

5.08.2016

6.08.2016

7.08.2016

09.00-10.00 Dog care

10.00-14.00 Trainings for “Dog biathlon” – individual race (practical shooting)

Shooting training with little caliber rifle

16.00-18.00 Draw procedureDog biathlon” – individual race. Filling in the specified applications for the contest. Training for “Dog biathlon” – individual race

18.00-19.00 Dog care

19.00-21.00 Cultural activities

09.00-10.00 Dog care

10.00-14.00 “Dog biathlon” – individual race

16.00-18.00 Cultural activities

18.00-19.00 Dog care

19.00-21.00 Cultural activities

09.00-10.00 Dog care

10.00-14.00 Training for «Guard duty»

16.00-18.00 Training is continued. Draw procedure of the “Guard duty”

18.00-19.00 Dog care

19.00-21.00 Cultural activities

09.00-10.00 Dog care

10.00-14.00 «Guard duty» stage.

16.00-18.00 Shooting training (little caliber rifle)

18.00-19.00 Dog care

20.00-21.30 Cultural activities

09.00-10.00 Dog care

10.00-14.00 Training for the “300-meter obstacle course”

16.00-18.00 Draw procedure for the “300-meter obstacle course”

Training for the “300-meter obstacle course”

18.00-19.00 Dog care

20.00-21.30 Cultural activities

09.00-10.00 Dog care

10.00-14.00 “300-meter obstacle course” stage

16.00-18.00 Shooting training (little caliber rifle)

18.00-19.00 Dog care

20.00-21.30 Cultural activities

Day of national culture

09.00-10.00 Dog care

10.00-14.00 Excursion to «Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius»

16.00-18.00 Excursion to the Krapotkin house; the house of priest-martyr Seraphim (Zvezdinsky), bishop Dmitrovsky

18.00-19.00 Dog care

20.00-21.30 Cultural activities

8.08.2016

9.08.2016

10.08.2016

11.08.2016

12.08.2016

13.08.2016

14.08.2016

09.00-10.00 Dog care

10.00-14.00 Training for “Dog biathlon” – relay race

16.00-18.00 Training is continued. Draw procedure for the “Dog biathlon” – relay race

Shooting training (little caliber rifle)

18.00-19.00 Dog care

19.00-21.00 Cultural activities

09.00-10.00 Dog care

10.00-14.00 for “Dog biathlon” – relay race

16.00-18.00 Training for the closing ceremony of the “True friend” contest

18.00-19.00 Dog care

19.00-21.00 Cultural activities

09.00-10.00 Dog care

10.00-14.00 Jury defines the winners

14.30-18.00 SOLEMN CLOSING CEREMONY OF THE TRUE FRIEMD CONTEST

18.00-19.00 Dog care

19.00-21.00 Cultural activities

09.00-10.00 Dog care

10.00-14.00 Horse show of the horse club «Ballada»

19.00-21.00 Cultural activities

09.00-10.00 Dog care

21.00-22.00 Dog care

09.00-10.00 Dog care

12.00-14.00 DOSAAF military relay race

16.00 - 18.00 Cultural activities.

20.00-22.00  CLOSING CEREMONY OF THE ARMY-2016

 


Teams from 5 countries are taking part in the contest
TEAM (10 PERSONS MAX)

− Participants (3 main and 1 reserve) with service dogs — 4 persons
− Maintenance unit (one of them makes food for service dogs) – 3 persons
RESULTS OF «TRUE FRIEND» CONTEST
INDIVIDUAL RACE

CONDITIONS
Each participant passes 2 laps of 1500 m with firing on every lap.
1. On the first lap the firing is executed with a small-bore rifle from a prone position. Quantity of ammunition – five 5,56 mm rounds. In case of a miss additional rounds (3 pieces) are allocated.
2. On the second lap the firing is executed with a small-bore rifle from a standing position. Quantity of ammunition – five 5,56 mm rounds. In case of a miss additional rounds (3 pieces) are allocated.

START
Non-simultaneous with an interval of 2 min.

PENALTIES
Each miss on each firing line gives a penalty of 10 seconds added to the overall time of passing the distance.

EXERCISES:

  1. On the first lap the firing is executed with a small-bore rifle from a prone position. Quantity of ammunition – five 5,56 mm rounds. In case of a miss additional rounds (3 pieces) are allocated.
  2. On the second lap the firing is executed with a small-bore rifle from a standing position. Quantity of ammunition – five 5,56 mm rounds. In case of a miss additional rounds (3 pieces) are allocated.
DISQUALIFICATION
PENALTIES


  • Leaving the route by the dog and non-return within 15 sec.
  • Third false start of the participant.
  • Non-crossing of the finish line (finish fold) by the participant or the dog.

GUARD DUTY

CONDITIONS
Each participant with a guard dog consistently carries out detention of the violator, inspection of the violator with the subsequent protection against attack, the violator's convoy with the subsequent protection against attack and protection against the violator's attack while moving:
1. The participant with a guard dog has a task to find the violator in shelter and to detain him. Then the participant leaves a dog to protect the detained violator independently and at attempt of the latter to make escape, the dog has to detain him independently.
2. The participant with a guard dog makes inspection of the detained violator, at attempt of the violator to attack the participant during the inspection, the dog is to repel the attack.
3. The participant with a guard dog makes a side escort of the violator at a distance of 30 m at attempt to escape the dog is to detain the running-away violator.
4. The participant with a guard dog is to reflect frontal attack of the violator with the help of the guard dog.
START
Non-simultaneous. The next participant starts after the
accomplishment of the exercise by the previous participant.

EXERCISES:
1. The participant with a guard dog has a task to find the violator in shelter and to detain him. Then the participant leaves a dog to protect the detained violator independently
and at attempt of the latter to make escape, the dog has to detain him independently.
2. The participant with a guard dog makes inspection of the detained violator, at attempt of the violator to attack the participant during the inspection, the dog is to repel the attack.
3. The participant with a guard dog makes a side escort of the violator at a distance of 30 m at attempt to escape the dog is to detain the running-away violator.
4. The participant with a guard dog is to reflect frontal attack of the violator with the help of the guard dog.
DISQUALIFICATION
PENALTIES
  • The dog doesn't bite.
  • The dog doesn't perform detention or escapes during the counterattack, or, having made a bite, escapes from the «violator».
  • Non-observance by the participant of the judge's instructions.
  • Obvious fear of a shot.
  • Harsh treatment of the dog.
  • Unethical behavior of the participant.
  • The dog doesn't release a bite after the command on withdrawal.

OBSTACLE COURSE

CONDITIONS
The participant with a guard dog moves on a 300-meter obstacle course consistently overcoming the following obstacles:

START
Non-simultaneous. The next participant starts after the accomplishment of the exercise by the previous participant.

OBSTACLES:
  1. Track and field athletics barrier
  2. Track and field athletics barrier
  3. Trussed ladder
  4. Grenade throwing at a distance of 25 m
  5. Crawling site
  6. Fire trench
  7. Boom
DISQUALIFICATION:
PENALTIES
  • Athlete's obvious failure to overcome one of the apparatuses, crawling on elbows and knees.
  • Leaving the route by the dog and non-return within 30 sec.
  • Third false start of the athlete.
  • Non-crossing of the finish line (finish fold) by the participant or the dog.
  • Impact on the dog remained at the route after the finish of the participant.
  • Harsh treatment of the dog.
  • Obvious fear of a shot.
  • Unethical behavior of the athlete.

POSITIVE POINTS DON'T SCORE

  • One of the obstacles isn't overcome by the dog; the dog crosses the line of grenade throwing.
  • Overstep of the grenade throwing line at each throwing by the athlete or the dog (any part of body).

RELAY RACE

CONDITIONS
Each participant passes 1 lap of 1500 m with firing with a small-bore rifle from a standing position. Quantity of ammunition – five 5,6 mm rounds. In case of a miss additional rounds (3 pieces) are allocated.

START
Non-simultaneous with 2 min interval.

PENALTIES
Each miss on a firing line gives a penalty of 10 seconds added to the overall time of passing the distance.
RESULTS
Participant's result in the competition is defined by the points scored by the participant and the dog in each exercise of the competition.

Participant's result in the 1 stage is defined by the number of points for the time shown at the route. Penalty time in seconds is added to the participant's time result for mistakes made during the exercise.

Participant's result in the 2 stage is defined by the number of points scored in the exercise net of
penalty points for mistakes made by the participant and the dog during the exercise.

The result in the 3 stage comprises points scored for the time of passing the route and points scored for the quality of overcoming the obstacle course. Maximal result is 100 points, including: track and field athletics barrier – 5, blind fence – 5, trussed ladder– 10, grenade throwing – 25, crawling – 40, fire trench – 5, boom and finish – 10 points.

Participant's result in the 3 stage is defined by the number of points for the shown time and quality of overcoming of an obstacle course net of penalty points for mistakes made by the participant and the dog during the exercise.

Overall team championship in the 4 stage is defined by the biggest amount of points, scored by all participants of the team.

In case of equality of points between two or several teams the advantage is given to the team having the best time at the four stages. In case of equality of this result the advantage is given to the team having the best score at the first stage, then at the second stage, then at the third stage and further at the fourth stage.

Participant's preliminary result is shown by the judges to the participants and the audience right after an exercise accomplishment.

The participant disqualified from one exercise of the competition is allowed to participate in two
other exercises and in the relay. If the participant is disqualified from two exercises, he will be
disqualified from the competition.

For the harsh treatment of the dog: beating, kicks, punches – the participant is disqualified from
the competition.
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