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Rustic Lodge Diving Dogs - Cinco De Mayo Celebration

May 4, 2019 - May 5, 2019 (Saturday - Sunday)

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114 Liberty St
Mt. Pleasant, PA 15666
  • This is an Indoor Event
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  • Online registration closes 05/01/2019 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


Contact Email Address:

Contact Phone: 724-912-4543

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.

Independent Event Finals

  • This event will have an independent Facility Finals. The finals will not count towards NADD jumps (averages, rankings, etc).
  • Each facility will determine how many dogs will make the Finals and the awards to be given, if any.
  • At least 3 jumps are required to participate in independent event finals.

Hydro Dash

  • Hydro Dash will be offered at this event. This splash is in the trial phase, and scores earned at this event will not count toward any official NADD titles.
  • Hydro Dash scores will be tracked in the Member Portal and can be viewed during the trial phase, but please be aware that divisions shown during the 2019 season are tentative and will be fine-tuned as more data is collected. After the trial phase is over, all scores will be removed and participants will start fresh with official splash data for the 2020 season.
  • Dogs of any age can participate in this type of splash.

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.


Saturday, May 4, 2019
  • 09:00 am: Splash #1 (Distance Jump) - Please Check in 30 minutes prior.

  • 11:00 am: Splash #2 (Distance Jump) - Please check in 30 minutes prior.

  • 01:00 pm: Splash #3 (Distance Jump) - Please check in 30 minutes prior.

  • 03:00 pm: Splash #4 (Distance Jump) - Please check in 30 minutes prior.

  • 05:00 pm: Splash #101 (Air Retrieve) - Please check in 30 minutes prior.

Sunday, May 5, 2019
  • 09:00 am: Splash #5 (Distance Jump) - Please check in 30 minutes prior.

  • 11:00 am: Splash #6 (Distance Jump) - Please check in 30 minutes prior.

  • 01:00 pm: Splash #7 (Distance Jump) - Please check in 30 minutes prior.

Other Notes

Join Steve Mize and RLDD as we host our Inaugural Event! 


Check-in starts at 8:00 am.  The pool will be open at 8:00 am for practice.


Splash check-in will close 1/2 hour before the splash begins.  Briefings for each splash will start 15 minutes before the start of a splash.


Please note that if any pre-entries that are not paid for on first check-in on Saturday or Sunday they will be removed from the splash and will be sold as day-of entry price even if you want to pay for them later. 


We will offer on-site registration as long as we have spaces in our splashes available, as well as Try-Its as time allows.  Day of registrations will be allowed each day, on the day you wish to jump until there is no space.  Air Retrieve will have Day of spots available, but we will not have a waiting list once pre-registrations fills.  All spots are on a first come basis, as this is the fairest for everyone.


Remember for facility finals it's the highest score, but a minimum 3 jumps to qualify.  Finals will be immediately following the last splash on Sunday!


Facility Rules

  • Thank you for understanding our no off-leash policy.  (Except when on the dock.)
  • 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 only be in outdoor waste containers.
  • Bring your own towels, crates and chairs for the dog town area.
  • Please communicate all problems, all concerns, and issues you have with the staff, the facility or any of the handlers and their dos immediately as the 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.
  • Do Not hesitate to talk with us! We want you to have the best possible experience at our event.


We are excited to make our facility feel like home to so many dock diving fanatics like us!  Rustic Lodge Diving Dogs is so excited to give owners a place to come, relax, have fun, and meet new people just like we did!


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Clarion Inn - Belle Vernon, PA

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