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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.

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6948 State Route 303
Windham, OH 44288
  • This is an Outdoor Event
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  • Online registration 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), 14 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 and Hydro Dash 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

Max of 12 distance splashes/dog


Try It's - We will have Try-It's on Pool #2 throughout the competition. 10 minutes for $10. See admin at the clubhouse to purchase a ticket.


Fast CAT - Try It's - You asked for it, you got it!! $5 Fast CAT Fun Runs, 7/30-8/1 Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10am-3pm 1st come, 1st serve. Please be aware, the board fills up very quickly so you will want to get your tickets early!


Practice Tickets: Each dog will receive 1 practice ticket per day that they are registered for. Practice tickets can be redeemed on Pool #2 at certain times during the competition.


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. Waitlists open 30-days prior to the start of the event.


Virtual Check In – Is not required but encouraged! We will send an email to all competitors two weeks prior to the event regarding checking in. 


Waivers – Waivers are mandatory. You will not receive a wristband to enter without signing your waivers. Please come to the clubhouse upon arriving to sign your waivers and receive a wristband.


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 – Cindy Noland Photography - 


Onsite Food – TBD


Onsite Title Testing – Woofin' Good Time (Sami Brown) -


Canine Massage – Janice Wenig - 


Vendors - 


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


Crating Area – Crating is available onsite. You can crate within our facility fenced in area OR out of your car. Please note: if you choose to crate out of your car, you will be directed to overflow parking to ensure you have enough room.


Reserved Crating - TBD


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

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