I was curious if the rules regarding number of Q's required to be from actual trials for a NATCH will be coming back soon? We've been lucky to continue to host trials over this past year with more coming up. One thing I've seen recently are competitors who have done  lot of VTs and save the last one for a NATCH for the trial so they can get a cool ribbon and bar. I think this is great that we can all celebrate together, but one competitor is up for an AA around NATCH and every single Hoopers and Barrelers Q have been from VT runs. This makes it tough for clubs who aren't getting the income from those runs at trials to help cover the expense of the awards.

We're still going to celebrate and I'll always hand out ribbons and bars because it's an accomplishment either way!

Lindsey

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