Titles


NADD Titles are recognized by AKC.  To look up your dog’s record, visit our Titles Earned page.

Please allow 2 – 3 weeks for your Title Certificate.  The Hosting Facilities has to sent the results to NADD, then the jumps have to be recorded on your record.  It take 4 – 5 days by the USPS for delivery.

Distance Jumping Titles

A division title is earned by accumulative five (5) qualifying jumps within one division.

DN – Dock Novice (1″- 9′ 11″)

DJ – Dock Junior (10′ – 14′ 11″)

DS – Dock Senior (15′ – 19′ 11″)

DM – Dock Master (20′  – 23′ 11″)

DE – Dock Elite (24′ and Above)

After the Division title is achieved additional titling levels can be earned.

Advanced (A) – can be earned with an additional 25 qualifying jumps within a division (on your 30th jump).  An (A) will be placed behind the Division Title.

DNA –Dock Novice Advanced

DJA –Dock Junior Advanced

DSA –Dock Senior Advanced

DMA –Dock Master Advanced

DEA –Dock Elite Advanced

Excellent (X) – can be earned once you have earned a Excellent (X) with an additional 25 qualifying jumps within a division (on your 55th jump). A (X) will be placed behind the Division Title.

DNX – Dock Novice Excellent

DJX – Dock Junior Excellent

DSX – Dock Senior Excellent

DMX – Dock Master Excellent

DEX – Dock Elite Excellent

NOTE (This was reduced from 50 jumps to 25 jumps on 7/2/2016): Once an Excellent title is achieved an additional 25 qualifying jumps (ex: 80th, 105th, etc) within a division will earn a numerical number after the X.  Example –  Dock Novice Excellent – DNX2, DNX3, etc.”

Qualifying jumps will accumulate within a division.  You must earn the Division title before earning a higher title of A or X.

The higher level titles will supersede the lower level titles on a dog’s record.

This system of recording was developed so that every qualifying jump that a handler/dog team does counts towards one of the above titles.

AIR RETRIEVE:

A handler/dog team can earn one qualifying grab towards a Division title based on their longest grab in an Air Retrieve competition.

A Division title is earned by accumulative five (5) qualifying grabs within one division.

Air Retrieve Novice (AN):  6’, 7’, 8’, 9’

Air Retrieve Junior (AJ):    10’, 11’, 12’, 13’

Air Retrieve Senior (AS):   14’, 15’, 16, 17’

Air Retrieve Master (AM):  18’, 19’, 20’, 21’

Air Retrieve Elite (AE):  22’ and up

After the Division title is achieved additional titling levels can be earned. Advanced (A) – can be earned with an additional 5 qualifying grabs within a division (on your 10th grab). An (A) will be placed behind the Division Title.

Air Retrieve Novice Advanced (ANA):  6’, 7’, 8’, 9’

Air Retrieve Junior Advanced (AJA):    10’, 11’, 12’, 13’

Air Retrieve Senior Advanced (ASA):   14’, 15’, 16, 17’

Air Retrieve Master Advanced (AMA):  18’, 19’, 20’, 21’

Air Retrieve Elite Advanced (AEA):  22’ and up

Excellent (X) – can be earned once you have earned an Advance (A) with an additional 5 qualifying grabs within a division (on your 15th grab). A (X) will be placed behind the Division Title.

Air Retrieve Novice Excellent (ANX):  6’, 7’, 8’, 9’

Air Retrieve Junior Excellent  (AJX):    10’, 11’, 12’, 13’

Air Retrieve Senior Excellent (ASX):   14’, 15’, 16, 17’

Air Retrieve Master Excellent (AMX):  18’, 19’, 20’, 21’

Air Retrieve Elite Excellent (AEX):  22’ and up

Once an Excellent title is achieved an additional 5 qualifying grabs (EX: 20th, 25th, 30th, etc) within a division will earn a numerical number after the X. Example – Air Retrieve Novice Excellent – ANX2, ANX3, etc.

Qualifying grabs will accumulate within a division. You must earn the Division title before earning a higher title of Advance (A) or Excellent (X).

The higher level titles will supersede the lower level titles on a dog’s record.

Vertical:

At this time, Vertical is only recognized by NADD.  If it is approved by the AKC in the future and you have earned a title with NADD, all titles will be grand-fathered and carried forward.

A handler/dog team can earn one qualifying grab towards a Division title based on their highest grab in a Vertical competition.

A Division title is earned by accumulative five (5) qualifying grabs within one division.

Open Class:

Vertical Novice (VN):  4′ – 5’4″

Vertical Senior (VS):   5’6″ – 6’4″

Vertical Elite (VE):  6’6″ and up

Lap Class:

Vertical Novice (VN):  2′ – 2’11”

Vertical Senior (VS):  3′ – 3’11”

Vertical Elite (VE):  4’0″ and up

After the Division title is achieved additional titling levels can be earned. Advanced (A) – can be earned with an additional 5 qualifying grabs within a division (on your 10th grab) . An (A) will be placed behind the Division Title.

Open Class:

Vertical Novice Advanced (VNA):  4′ – 5’4″

Vertical Senior Advanced (VSA):   5’6″ – 6’4″

Vertical Elite Advanced (VEA):  6’6″ and up

Lap Class:

Vertical Novice Advanced (VNA):  2′ – 2’11”

Vertical Senior Advanced (VSA):  3′ – 3’11”

Vertical Elite Advanced (VEA):  4’0″ and up

Excellent (X) – can be earned once you have earned an Advance (A) with an additional 5 qualifying grabs within a division (on your 15th grab). A (X) will be placed behind the Division Title.

Open Class:

Vertical Novice Excellent (VNX):  4′ – 5’4″

Vertical Senior Excellent (VSX):   5’6″ – 6’4″

Vertical Elite Excellent (VEX):  6’6″ and up

Lap Class:

Vertical Novice Excellent (VNX):  2′ – 2’11”

Vertical Senior Excellent (VSX):  3′ – 3’11”

Vertical Elite Excellent (VEX):  4’0″ and up

Once an Excellent title is achieved an additional 5 qualifying grabs (EX: 20th, 25th, 30th, etc) within a division will earn a numerical number after the X. Example – Air Retrieve Novice Excellent – VNX2, VNX3, etc.

Qualifying grabs will accumulate within a division. You must earn the Division title before earning a higher title of Advance (A) or Excellent (X).

The higher level titles will supersede the lower level titles on a dog’s record.