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Michiana Diving Dogs Diving The Heat Away

August 14, 2021 - August 15, 2021 (Saturday - Sunday)

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Location

1740 West Bertrand Rd
Niles, MI 49120
970-217-2979
  • This is an Outdoor Event
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Registration

  • Online registration closes 08/11/2021 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

Website: www.michianadivingdogs.com

Contact Email Address: michianadivingdogs@yahoo.com

Contact Phone: 970-217-2979

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.

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.

Schedule

Saturday, Aug 14, 2021
  • 09:00 am: Splash #1 (Distance Jump)

  • 11:00 am: Splash #2 (Distance Jump)

  • 01:00 pm: Splash #3 (Distance Jump)

  • 03:00 pm: Splash #4 (Distance Jump)

  • 04:30 pm: Splash #101 (Air Retrieve)

Sunday, Aug 15, 2021
  • 09:00 am: Splash #5 (Distance Jump)

  • 11:00 am: Splash #6 (Distance Jump)

  • 01:00 pm: Splash #7 (Distance Jump)

  • 03:00 pm: Splash #8 (Distance Jump)

  • 04:30 pm: Splash #102 (Air Retrieve)

Other Notes

  • A NADD Registration Number is required to enter, purchase here for $35.00.
  • Splashes include up to four minuteson 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 Titleat 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. 
  • Please maintain a minimum of 6 feet between cars and canopies. We have plenty of space to spread out.
  • Please Maintain a minimum of 6 feet social distance between competitors.
  • Mask are mandatory in Michigan if you cannot consistently maintain a distance of 6 feet a part. You do not have to wear a mask if you maintain your distance. If someone is not wearing a mask we will assume that they have a condition preventing them from wearing one. 
  • We will also have hand sanitizer available to use. 
  • If you have symptoms of Covid please do NOT attend the event. 
  • Ribbons will be available at the END of the day/weekend or after your last splash, to help limit the amount of people coming to the admin table. 

 

Hotels near the event:

 

Quality Inn & Suites (5 min away)

1265 S 11th St, Niles, MI 49120

269-684-3900

(Pet fee $25 per pet)

 

Red Roof Inn South Bend – Mishawaka (20 min away)

1325 E University Dr, Granger, IN 46530

574-271-4800

(No pet fee)

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