Championship Qualifiers

2015 Qualifiers from the Cornhusker Cluster in Nebraska

2015 Qualifiers from the Cornhusker Cluster in Nebraska


The LAST CHANCE Qualifier will be Tuesday – Friday at the NADD/AKC National Championships in December.

Qualifier Scoring

At a Qualifying event for the Championships, a dog must complete a minimum of 3 Splashes at that event. Final score is determined by the Average of ALL Splashes for each dog.  Some Qualifiers may also hold a Finals at the end of the last day.

Number of Invites Awarded

3 Invites for distance jumping will be earned within each Division, at each Qualifier, as follows:

  • Qualifiers without Finals (most mobile events at AKC Clusters) will invite Top 3 by Average in each Division.
  • Qualifiers with Finals (most facility events) will invite Top 2 by Average in each Division, and winner of Finals in each Division.

1 Invite for Air Retrieve will be earned in Senior, Master and Elite Divisions, at each Qualifier, as follows:

  • On the last day of AR at the Qualifier, will invite winner in Senior, Master and Elite, at each Qualifier offering AR.

Additional information and the list of 2016 Invites is available here on the NADD website.