Agape Ranch (March 2018)(2018 Qualifier NADD/AKC Eukanuba Championships)

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North America Diving Dogs Trial
Qualifier for 2018 NADD/AKC/Eukanuba Championships

03/16/2018 - 03/18/2018

Agape Ranch
26417 North Lake Wholford Road
Valley Center, CA 92082

Dock Type

Online Registration

  • Closes 03/14/2018 at midnight (2 days before event)
  • Payment required at check in (Cash preferred), No Refunds
  • "Day of Show" entries may be available until limits are reached: 40 dogs per Splash, Air Retrieve/Vertical limits 10 dogs per Splash

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Contact Phone: 619-857-7669

Trial Notes

  • A NADD Registration Number is required to enter, purchase here for $35.00.
  • Each distance jumping Splash allows 2 judged jumps, back to back. The longest jump of the two will be your Qualifying Score. (If your event offers the optional practice jump to get your dog wet first, you MUST inform the judge prior to your practice jump) Four minute time limit on the dock per Splash.
  • You can earn a Diving Dog Title at this event. You must have 5 Qualifying Scores within a Division. NADD titles are recognized by the AKC through the AKC Recognition Program.
  • Please read the official NADD Rules before you attend the Trial.

Event Schedule and Entry Form

Hotels are in Escondido Best Western, Motel 6, Quality Inn and Suites. Camping at Woods Valley Campgrounds in Valley Center. No camping at Agapé.

NOTE: This event is a Qualifier event for the 2018 NADD/AKC Eukanuba National Diving Dog Championships.

In order to qualify, each dog must have a minimum of 3 splashes completed at this event. We then take the average of all the jumps from the event for each dog. The TOP 2 AVERAGES in each division will receive an automatic invite to the 2018 National Championships.  Jumps in all the Splashes will count towards your NADD/AKC titles.

The Air Retrieve Qualifier will be held throughout the event. In BOTH OPEN & LAP, the TOP Finisher for the event, in the Novice, Junior, Senior, Master and Elite Division will earn invites.

Friday, March 16th 2018

8 am      Splash #1

10 am    Splash #2

12 pm     Splash #3

2pm        Splash #4

4 pm      Air Retrieve 101

Saturday, March 17th 2018

8 am      Splash #5

10 am    Splash #6

12 pm     Splash #7

2pm        Splash #8

4 pm      Air Retrieve 102

Sunday, March 18th 2018

8 am      Splash #9

10 am    Splash #10

12 pm     Splash #11

2pm        Splash #12

4 pm      Air Retrieve 103

Splashes include up to 4 minutes on the dock for 1 optional practice jump and 2 judged jumps.
The jump order is set by a posted running order. Each splash closes 30 minutes prior to start time. Failure to be present at the beginning of the splash can result if the forfeiture of jumping in that splash.

NEW for 2018 SEASON: Try-its will be allowed as time permits between Splashes. Try-its cost $10.00 FOR 2 TRY-IT TICKETS. These tickets may be used on any day of the competition. Also, each competing dog will get 1 ticket per day that they are entered, to use for an extra practice round. Each dog will be given 3 minutes on the dock. If a try-it or competing dog wishes to have more time, they may purchase more tickets as timing allows.

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