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Duke's 2021 Dash to the BIG Splash Qualifier

July 30, 2021 - August 1, 2021 (Friday - Sunday)

This is a qualifier event for NADD/AKC Regionals.

Public registration for this event will begin on 03/29/2021 at 01:00 pm (CDT).

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6948 State Route 303
Windham, OH 44288
  • This is an Outdoor Event
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  • Online registration begins on 03/29/2021 at 01:00 pm and closes 07/27/2021 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), 25 dogs per Splash (Air Retrieve), unless otherwise specified.

Event Contact Info


Contact Email Address:

Contact Phone: 330-485-3625

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.

NADD/AKC Regionals Qualifier

This is a qualifier event for the NADD/AKC Diving Dog Regionals.
  • 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 3 dogs in each division will receive an automatic invite to the Regionals.
  • 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.


Friday, Jul 30, 2021
  • 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 31, 2021
  • 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)

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

Sunday, Aug 1, 2021
  • 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 #301 (Hydro Dash)

Other Notes


COVID Policy – Check back often for updates as the situation is constantly changing. We follow all current COVID guidelines provided by the state of Ohio and the CDC. 

Additional COVID measures that have been put in place by Duke’s include:

- Staff to Wipe down/spray all “high touch” surfaces (gates, handles, rails, etc) with disinfectant between each splash
- Multiple Hand sanitizer stations are provided throughout the facility
- Duke’s will ensure the daily chlorine and PH levels of the pool water is always at the CDCs recommended values in order to remove or inactivate the virus that causes covid-19
- Staff and competitors must remain a minimum of 6’ apart at all times
- Removal of any non-essential seating or tables that cannot be wiped/sprayed between splashes or that may encourage people to gather and be closer than 6’ of each other
*Due to the uncertainty of the situation, these guidelines are subject to change at any time. *

No Try It’s will be offered at this event.

Waitlist – If there is not room in a splash you would like to enter, please email us at with your NADD number, the event you want to enter and the splash you want to enter to be put on our waitlist.

Virtual Check In – Virtual Check In is required for this event due to COVID. Once you have registered for this event, we will share the virtual check in link via email prior to the competition.

Waivers – Waivers are mandatory. You will not receive a wristband to enter without signing your waivers. Duke’s and NADD event waivers can be signed and submitted online here: Waivers

Fun Finals – Duke’s offers fun finals on the last day of each event (EXCEPT the qualifier) after the last splash. The top 6 dogs in each division (excluding AR and HD) can stay to compete. You have two minutes on the dock with no practice. Prizes are given to the top 3 dogs in each division and the top 3 dogs overall in AR and HD.

Photographer – TBD

Onsite Food – TBD

Onsite Title Testing – TBD

Canine Massage – TBD

Facebook Link – For updates about this event follow our Facebook page at:

Crating Area – Crating is available inside our facility around the perimeter or out of your car in the parking area. We ask that everyone keeps their crating area at least 6 feet apart from each other. We offer a select number of reserved crating areas which can be purchased for the entire event here: Duke's Reserved Crating

Hotel Link – Nearby pet friendly hotels can be found here:Pet Friendly Hotels

Facility Rules – Duke’s facility rules and guidelines can be found here:Duke's Facility Rules

Registration for this event will open on 03/29/2021 at 01:00 pm (CDT).

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