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2021 National Showcase

October 28, 2021 - October 30, 2021 (Thursday - Saturday)

This is a National Championship event.

An invite is required for this event.

Invite-only registration for this event will begin on 09/24/2021 at 01:00 pm (CDT).

Payment is required to pre-register for this event online.

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Ozark Empire Fairgrounds
3001 N. Grant Ave
Springfield, MO 65803
  • This is an Indoor Event
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  • Online registration begins on 09/24/2021 at 01:00 pm (CDT) and closes 10/08/2021 at midnight (CDT).
  • An invite is required to attend this event. Registration instructions will be sent via email.
  • Pre-registration (online) price per splash for this event is $115.00 (USD) per dog.
  • Payment is required to pre-register for this event online.

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Event Notes

The purpose of the National Showcase is to create a premier dog event where we can highlight the best dogs in each division.

Where and When:
Ozark Empire Fairgrounds October 27-31, 2021


Invites to The Showcase will be made up of the following:

                          Needs to attend a Regional

  • Top 25% over all by division* (Open, Lap & Veteran**)
  • 2021 top 3 Regionals Placements per division
  • 2020 top 3 Regionals Placements per division


* top 25% of each division is determined by a team's best regionals score averaged with their end of season average. (this puts a lot of weight on regionals effort)
**Veteran division invites is from distance only.


      Does NOT have to attend Regionals (as these aren't determined until the end of the season)

  • #1 in Breed
  • Top 10 overall rankings in each division
  • Top dog in each division at the last chance qualifiers held the two days before.



ALL invites must have a minimum of 15/5/5 splashes to accept their National Showcase invite. 



There will be 2 splashes (2 jumps per splash) and a Finals. Each splash

is 3 mins. Combine the best of each splash with the end of season average to get an overall score.


FINALS - Top 5 -10 dogs depending on division size will be called back for a finals. Finals will be 1 jump (2 mins).   Finals jump will be averaged and top 5 placements will be rewarded.  Top ten placements will include the final jump in their average.  


Each team comes up once for a standard HD splash. Top 5-10 (depending on division numbers) will come back for finals. 

Air Retrieve

"Showcase rules" - Dogs can only start 1 foot below their season average. Top 5 each division will come back for finals. Standard tie-breakers are used.  



 $115 per discipline 



10/27 & 28 - The Classic Last chance qualifier   

AR and HD last chance on Wed only, 3 splashes each day

10/28 - The Showcase HydroDash and Air Retrieve

10/29 & 30 - The Showcase Distance 

10/30 Banquet to follow finals on Saturday night

10/31 2022 Qualifier


Banquet and Awards

The banquet will be held onsite at the banquet hall after Finals on Saturday night. We will have a selection of meal options (with a vegan choice). More information and sign up will be available as we get closer. 

Introducing a new OVERALL trophy. Awarded to the top dog in each division combining all 3 disciplines.  Details announced by April.



Camping : There is a number of camping spots available at the event site. Information on camping registration will be available in May. Registration will open in August. Cost per site is approximately $35-55 depending on the site type and amenities.


KOA Springfield -


Hotel recommendations:  NADD has saved blocks of rooms  are being held for competitors until September 30, 2021. Please call the hotels directly and ask for the NADD rate


NADD Host Hotel - Best Western Coach House (closest to the fairgrounds) 417-862-0701

     - - $83+tax (pet fee waived) 

The Greenstay on Chestnut 417-863-1440

      - - Rate $83+tax (pet fee waived) 

Best Western Railhaven 417-866-1963

      - - Rate $85+tax (pet fee waived)


There are also a number of AirBnB and VRBO's available


Check back often as we will update this information as often as we can. 



National Championship Event

This is a National Championship event.
  • In order to attend this event, your dog will need to have earned an invitation at a qualifying event or by satisfying any other condition listed in the Championship Invite Criteria to earn a qualifying invite.
  • The dog will need to have completed the required number of jumps (15 for Distance Jump or 5 for Air Retrieve) by the end of the season.
  • The Division under which your dog will attend the championship is determined by NADD. Splashes will be assigned automatically based on the dog's assigned division.
  • There will be additional awards for Veteran dogs at this event (8 years of age or older).


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