Brown Dog University National Championship Qualifer

July 19, 2019 - July 21, 2019 (Friday - Sunday)

This is a qualifier event for the National Diving Dog Championships.

Registration for this event will begin on 03/18/2019

Location

11501 142nd Ave KP N
Gig Harbor, WA 98329
253-273-2527
There is no address for this facility.

Registration

  • Online registration begins on 03/18/2019 and closes 07/16/2019 at midnight.
  • Pre-registration (online) price per splash for this event is $20.00 (USD) per dog. Payment is due upon check-in.
  • Splashes can be purchased on-site the day of the event for $25.00 (USD) per dog.
  • Payment is required at check-in (cash preferred). Refunds will not be issued if you fail to show up for your turn.
  • "Day of Show" entries may be available until limits are reached: 45 dogs per Splash (Distance Jump), 14 dogs per Splash (Air Retrieve), unless otherwise specified.

Event Contact Info

Website: www.browndoguniversity.com

Contact Email Address: BROWNDOGUNIVERSITY@GMAIL.COM

Contact Phone: 253-273-2527

Event Notes

  • A NADD Registration Number is required to enter, purchase here for $35.00.
  • Splashes include up to four minutes on the dock for one optional practice jump and two judged jumps. You must inform the judge prior to your jump if you want it to be considered a "practice jump".
  • 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.
  • Each distance jumping Splash allows 2 judged jumps, back to back. The longest jump of them will be your Qualifying Score.
  • You can earn a Diving Dog Title at this event. You must have five Qualifying Scores within a Division. NADD titles are recognized by the AKC and CKC through their recognition programs. View their applications here (AKC) and here (CKC).
  • Please read the official NADD Rules before you attend the Trial.

National Championship Qualifier

This is a qualifier event for the National Diving Dog Championships.
  • In order to qualify, each dog must have a minimum of three splashes completed at this event. We then take the average of all the jumps from the event for each dog. The top two averages in each division will receive an automatic invite to the National Championships.
  • Jumps in all the Splashes will count towards your NADD/AKC titles.
  • The Air Retrieve qualifier will be based on the highest score achieved at the event. In both Open & Lap, the Top Finisher for each division will earn invites.

Try-its at this event

  • Try-its will be allowed as space permits and during Splashes if no competitors are waiting to jump. Try-its cost $10.00 for two Try-it tickets. These tickets may be used on any day of the competition.

Schedule

Friday, Jul 19, 2019
  • 10:00 am: Splash #1 (Distance Jump)

  • 12:00 pm: Splash #2 (Distance Jump)

  • 02:00 pm: Splash #3 (Distance Jump)

  • 04:00 pm: Splash #4 (Distance Jump)

  • 06:00 pm: Splash #101 (Air Retrieve)

Saturday, Jul 20, 2019
  • 10:00 am: Splash #5 (Distance Jump)

  • 12:00 pm: Splash #6 (Distance Jump)

  • 02:00 pm: Splash #7 (Distance Jump)

  • 04:00 pm: Splash #8 (Distance Jump)

Sunday, Jul 21, 2019
  • 10:00 am: Splash #9 (Distance Jump)

  • 12:00 pm: Splash #10 (Distance Jump)

  • 02:00 pm: Splash #11 (Distance Jump)

  • 04:00 pm: Splash #12 (Distance Jump)

  • 06:00 pm: Splash #102 (Air Retrieve)

Other Notes

 

Friday,Saturday & Sunday

Property gates open for crating setup: 8:30am
Registration and check in opens: 8:45 am

Pool/Dock opens for practice and try-its: 9:00am

 

A brief handlers meeting for each splash will start 15 min before the start of a splash.

 

Onsite registration slots for Try-It’s, Distance, and Air Retrieve will be on a first come first serve basis each day until splashes are full.  We do not offer a waitlist option.

 

Judges: TBA

 

Facility Rules

  • No vehicles over 25’ allowed on BDU private road for parking.
  • Overnight camping on BDU private road prohibited
  • Please respect the three dog loving neighbors that share our private road.  Do not walk your dogs, leave poop or trash behind, or let dogs run off leash on neighboring rural properties or down their private driveways at any time.  
  • Facility waiver & NADD waiver must be signed at registration before entering the pool/dock area.
  • Dogs must be on leash at all times except when on the dock.
  • No retractable leashes permitted on the property.
  • Treats or food are not allowed in the pool area or on the dock.
  • Pushing or shoving of dogs into the pool are strictly forbidden.
  • Prong collars, choke chains, remote collars, and harnesses must be removed at the top of the entrance ramp before stepping onto the dock.
  • Please notify staff if your dog eliminates in the pool area or on the dock for appropriate cleaning and sanitizing.
  • Please pick up after your dogs. If you don’t follow this rule you will be asked to leave and NO refunds will be given. 
  • Disposal of poop should be in compost waste containers. We provide compostable bags and/or scoops, and poop compost bins in several locations.
  • Practice jumps are allowed in between Splashes as time permits, starting with dry dogs first.
  • Please communicate all problems, all concerns, and issues you have with the staff, the facility or any of the handlers and their dogs immediately as they occur, we want to address problems in real time to solve it during the event. There is no way to correct it if you mention it to us or NADD after the event is over.
  • So please!!! do not hesitate to talk to us! We want you to have the best possible dock diving experience at Brown Dog University!
  • Have FUN with your dog!

 

 

Other Info 

  • BBQ lunch options, drinks, snacks available onsite (served from 11am - appx 4pm).
  • Porta potties onsite
  • Plenty of space for crating and canopies. You can kennel out of your vehicle, all parking is on a private graveled road. 

 


Nearby Camping & RV

 

Allynview RV & Mobile Park (12min to BDU)

Full hookups available

(360) 275-3120

 

Lakebay Marina & Resort (13min to BDU)

Power & Water hookups

http://www.lakebaymarina.com/resort.html

253-884-3350

Mention BDU and they will hook you up!

 

Gig Harbor RV Resort (16min to BDU)

full hook ups available

http://www.gigharborrvresort.com

(253) 858-8138

 

Penrose Point State Park (Appx 16 min to BDU)
No hookups, but restroom, showers & dump station onsite

https://parks.state.wa.us/564/Penrose-Point

 

Gig Harbor RV Resort (16min to BDU)

full hook ups available

http://www.gigharborrvresort.com

(253) 858-8138

 

Joemma Beach State Park (app 17 min to BDU)
No hookups, pit toilets, dump station nearby at Penrose Point State Park

https://parks.state.wa.us/524/Joemma-Beach

   

Belfair State Park (29min to BDU)

Full hookups available

http://parks.state.wa.us/475/Belfair

 

 

Nearby Hotels

 

Westwynd Motel (app 12 min to BDU)

http://westwyndmotel.com

(800) 468-9963
(pet friendly, call for details)

Best Western (appx 18 min to BDU)

https://wesleyinn.com
(253) 858-9690

(2 dog limit, call for details)

 

 

Thank you for attending an event at Brown Dog University!  On behalf of our event staff, we hope you have a fun and enjoyable time with your dog during this event, and look forward to seeing your team on the dock!

 

~Brown Dog University Event Staff

   Peace, Love, & Flying Dogs!

Registration for this event will open on 03/18/2019.
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