Novice - this is the first level for those just getting started in competition. All exercises are performed with the dog on leash.

Advanced - this is the second level, which includes more difficult exercises throughout the course.  All exercises are performed off-leash.

Excellent - this third and highest level of AKC Rally is the most challenging. Exercises are performed off-leash.

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