- This is an Indoor Event
- Online registration closes 10/05/2020 at midnight (CDT).
- An invite is required to attend this event. Registration instructions will be sent via email.
- Price per splash for this event is $50.00 (CAD) per dog.
- Payment is required to pre-register for this event online.
- 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
- 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.
09:00 am: Splash #1 (Distance Jump) - ALL Distance dogs will be entered on this Splash and then moved to the appropriate date after Prereg closes.
11:00 am: Splash #2 (Distance Jump)
01:00 pm: Splash #3 (Distance Jump)
03:00 pm: Splash #101 (Air Retrieve) - ALL AR dogs will be entered on this Splash and then moved to the appropriate date after Prereg closes.
08:00 am: Splash #301 (Hydro Dash) - ALL HD dogs will be entered on this Splash and then moved to the appropriate date after Prereg closes.
09:00 am: Splash #4 (Distance Jump)
11:00 am: Splash #5 (Distance Jump)
01:00 pm: Splash #6 (Distance Jump)
03:00 pm: Splash #102 (Air Retrieve)
08:00 am: Splash #302 (Hydro Dash)
09:00 am: Splash #7 (Distance Jump)
11:00 am: Splash #8 (Distance Jump)
01:00 pm: Splash #9 (Distance Jump)
03:00 pm: Splash #103 (Air Retrieve)
***COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS WILL BE IN PLACE FOR THIS EVENT***
Canadian Regional Championships are begin held at Prairie Dog Sports Facility in Blackfalds Alberta Canada
Please note: Changes may be made to this event due to COVID-19 restrictions in place at the time.
You will be attending this event at your own risk and agree to abide by any site regulations set forth for sanitation at this event.
Social distancing measures will be in place. Please follow parking space markings and traffic flow direction.
You are required to stay 6 feet (6') or more away from anyone who is not a household member. This will be strictly enforced, and violators will be excused from the event without refund(s).
The use of a non-surgical mask is requested, please bring your own. Masks will be available for $1 each.
Hand sanitizer will be provided at entrances and key locations. Feel free to bring your own for personal use.
Registered competitors are requested to bring their own bumpers and follow precautions in place for the event.
Bumpers are available for purchase on-site $26.25 (gst included)
Canada Regional Shirts and Hoodies will be available for sale at the facility.
Pre-purchase available naddcanada.square.site
NADD Canada event photographer is Lianne Matieshin Photographery, prepurchase package available email@example.com
We reserve the right to provide additional rules and updates to comply with all government regulation and to keep our staff, volunteers, and competitors safe and healthy. Please understand the spirit of these rules is for YOUR benefit and are what allow us to host an event in this time of COVID-19. We cannot have these events without full cooperation of all in attendance.
$50 USD Pre-payment by e-transfer to firstname.lastname@example.org
Facility liability waiver, NADD waiver, and NADD COVID-19 Event waiver must be signed
Registered competitors watch your emails for event updates going forward.
We ask that you help us prevent the spread by limiting the number of people in attendance to handlers only.
7 am - Building opens
7:30 am - Check-in opens
8 am - Event begins with Hydro Dash
Distance splashes will begin immediately after the conclusion of the previous splash.
Air Retrieve will begin immediately after the conclusion of the previous splash.
AWARDS and Ribbons:
Ribbons are awarded for each qualifying jump, and Rosettes for each title earned.Ribbons will be available for pick-up at the administration desk shortly after each splash. It is the responsibility of each registered competitor to pick up their ribbons at the event
Regional and National placement will be sent by mail after all regions have completed their event and the top dogs in each division have been calculated.
PRAIRIE DOG SPORTS INC. reserves the right to refuse any person(s) and or dog(s) entry to the facility and events.
Facility liability waiver, NADD waiver, and NADD COVID-19 Event waiver must be signed at registration before entering the pool/dock area.
Please respect a minimum 6 feet (6') distance between all dogs and handlers.
If a dog is handled in an aggressive or inappropriate manner a warning may be issued or the team may be asked to leave without refund(s).
Treats or food are not allowed in the pool/dock area.
Pushing or shoving of dogs into pool is strictly forbidden.
***THERE IS NO INDOOR BENCHING FOR THIS EVENT***
Due to COVID-19 there will be NO indoor benching, please come prepared to bench out of your vehicle.
Our rear parking lot will have marked parking designated for registered competitors.
All dogs must be crated safely and securely when not working.
Acceptable crates include those that have a solid frame on all sides once together to keep the dog stationary and contained, i.e. solid crates, soft crates, wire crates. Please ensure the zipper is safety clipped if you are using a soft crate.
Not acceptable crates include those that do not have a solid frame on all sides once together to keep the dog stationary and contained, i.e. x-pens, pop-ups.
Please control barking between splashes.
Please show courtesy to all participants. Manage loud or disruptive dogs. Treat every dog as if they are reactive or spatially challenged. Remain aware of what your dog is doing at all times. Every dog and participant deserve to have a pleasant experience.
Do not walk your dog(s) off leash.
Dogs must be on leash at all times except when in crate or on the dock.
No retractable leashes permitted on the property.
Approved collars include flat snap or buckle collars of solid construction and leather or nylon leads. Limited slip martingale collars are allowed. Single piece slip collars/leads are allowed. Harnesses are not allowed on the dock.
Electronic collars/devices are NOT allowed anywhere onsite - this includes electronic bark collars. Prong or pinch collars may be used on site while walking dog, but the collar must be removed before the dog/handler enters pool/dock area.
Potty your dog at least 40' away from any entrance/exit. Do not potty your dog on the building, vehicles, garbage cans, pylons or anything not natural.
You are responsible for picking up after your dog(s). Failure to comply will result in dismissal and/or a one-year ban from the facility and no refund(s) will be issues.
Females in season will NOT be permitted in the pool/dock area.
Please bring your own water, water dish and poop bags for your dog(s).
Please notify staff if your dog eliminates in the pool/dock area for appropriate cleaning and sanitizing.
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 the 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.
Most importantly be happy and have fun with your dog!
27123 Hwy 597 Burbank Industrial Park, #43 Bays 1-3, Millenium Centre, Blackfalds, Alberta, Canada.
We are located just South of Blackfalds on Hwy 597 East in the Burbank Industrial Park. From the traffic circle at Hwy 2A and Hwy 597 go East on Hwy 597 towards Joffre. Take the first right into Burbank Industrial Park (Esso Cardlock and Quinn Contracting on the corner), at the yield sign turn right and take the second right into our rear parking lot.
Food/Beverages and Services
Blackfalds has A&W, After the Grind, Boston Pizza, McDonald's, Okinawa Sushi, Piccolos Pizza & Pasta, Pizza Hut, Subway, Tim Horton's and several more options. Blackfalds has a Petvalu, grocery store, and gas stations.
Where to Stay:
Our partner hotel is Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Blackfalds $99.99+taxes/might, pet fee included ($89.99 room and $10 pet fee), just mention Prairie Dog Sports when booking. Hotel Direct 403.885.9797
Overnight parking of self-contained units is available to registered participants. Please let us know if you are planning to park overnight.