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The RGV K9 Training Centre's End of Summer Qualifier

July 31, 2020 - August 2, 2020 (Friday - Sunday)

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

You've added this event to your watchlist and will receive an email ten days prior to the start of the event reminding you to make any last-minute registration changes or cancel if you no longer plan to attend. If you haven't registered, you will still receive an email reminder if space is still available.


4501 Rio Grande Care Rd
Edinburg, Texas 78541
  • This is an Outdoor Event
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  • Online registration closes 07/28/2020 at midnight (CDT).
  • Pre-registration (online) price per splash for this event is $23.00 (USD) per dog. Payment is due upon check-in.
  • Splashes can be purchased on-site the day of the event for $28.00 (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: 9563835982

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 the top three jumps from the event for each dog. Only the top dog 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.


Friday, Jul 31, 2020
  • 04:00 pm: Splash #1 (Distance Jump) - Check in 30 minutes prior to splash.

  • 05:30 pm: Splash #2 (Distance Jump)

  • 07:00 pm: Splash #101 (Air Retrieve)

Saturday, Aug 1, 2020
  • 08:00 am: Splash #102 (Air Retrieve) - Check in 30 minutes prior to splash.

  • 09:30 am: Splash #3 (Distance Jump)

  • 11:00 am: Splash #4 (Distance Jump)

  • 12:30 pm: Splash #5 (Distance Jump)

  • 02:00 pm: Splash #6 (Distance Jump)

Sunday, Aug 2, 2020
  • 08:00 am: Splash #301 (Hydro Dash) - Check in 30 minutes prior to splash.

  • 09:30 am: Splash #7 (Distance Jump)

  • 11:00 am: Splash #8 (Distance Jump)

  • 12:30 pm: Splash #9 (Distance Jump)

  • 02:00 pm: Splash #10 (Distance Jump)

Other Notes

Friday Night Lights!- Air Retrieve will be under the lights


SUNDAY FINALS for each division directly following splashes.  Stick around for some ribbons


*Checks/cash accepted for registration fees.  Please note there is a $35 return check fee. We are able to accept credit cards, however, there will be a convenience charge of 3%.


*If splashes fill, waitlist recipients can email Jenisa at or call 956-383-K9TC (5982)


Parking: We have tons of open  space for pop up tents and vehicles behind the pool.  You can leave your set up throughout the weekend as it is fenced. (The winds can get pretty high so bring weights for your tent.)


Address:  The RGV K9 Training Centre. 4501 Rio Grande Care Road, Edinburg, TX, 78541 (GPS should bring you right to us!)


Judges:  Marty Vielma, Brittany Vielma



 *La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham is dog friendly and easy to get to. 

We are SUPER excited to have you!  Please do not hesitate to call or text if you have ANY questions!


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