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New Drag Racing Rulebook for Review

Review by October 1, 2021

August 20, 2021

Source: Denise Vavla, UKC Program Manager

This article was originally published on August 8, 2021. It has been updated with new information as of August 20, 2021. If you have previously read the PDF document below, please note, it has received exetensive edits and we encourage you to read it for a second time.

We are excited to announce the latest revisions to the UKC Drag Racing program. Significant changes are outlined in the Official Highlight Document (PDF), and will be identified in bold and italic text throughout the rulebook. All changes will be effective on January 1, 2022.

  1. There are more Drag Racing Titles available.
  2. Dogs with drag racing experience or drag racing titles in other venues, may automatically start at the Advanced or Regular class level.
  3. There are grandfather clauses for Advanced and Regular racers.

Any questions or comments regarding these proposed rules can be sent to us at

Updated 8/20/21

Read the 2022 Drag Racing Rulebook (PDF)

  • Please be sure to share your thoughts with us by October 1, 2021 by emailing
  • All feedback will be considered, and a final version of the rules will be available by November 2, 2021.
  • The rules will take effect on January 1, 2022.

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