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2022 The Dog Tank Polar Plunge

January 14, 2022 - January 16, 2022 (Friday - Sunday)

You've added this event to your watchlist and will receive an email ten days prior to the start of the event reminding you to make any last-minute registration changes or cancel if you no longer plan to attend. If you haven't registered, you will still receive an email reminder if space is still available.

Location

For the Love of Dogs & The Dog Tank
2415 Pilot Knob Rd
Mendota Heights, MN 55120
7157976665
  • This is an Indoor Event
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Registration

  • Online registration closes 01/11/2022 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.thedogtank.com

Contact Email Address: steve@thedogtank.com

Contact Phone: 7157976665

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

Friday, Jan 14, 2022
  • 04:30 am: Splash #101 (Air Retrieve)

  • 10:00 am: Splash #1 (Distance Jump)

  • 10:00 am: Splash #2 (Distance Jump)

  • 10:00 am: Splash #3 (Distance Jump)

  • 10:00 am: Splash #4 (Distance Jump)

Saturday, Jan 15, 2022
  • 10:00 am: Splash #5 (Distance Jump)

  • 10:00 am: Splash #6 (Distance Jump)

  • 10:00 am: Splash #7 (Distance Jump)

  • 10:00 am: Splash #8 (Distance Jump)

  • 04:30 pm: Splash #301 (Hydro Dash)

Sunday, Jan 16, 2022
  • 09:00 am: Splash #9 (Distance Jump)

  • 09:00 am: Splash #10 (Distance Jump)

  • 09:00 am: Splash #11 (Distance Jump)

  • 09:00 am: Splash #12 (Distance Jump)

  • 03:00 pm: Splash #102 (Air Retrieve)

Other Notes

NEW FOR 2022 season:

All preregistered splashes must be paid for at check in. If changes need to be made we can move splashes around to a different day but they can not be removed once registration closes. 

 

Pre-registration now closes 14 days in advance.    

If you miss out on pre-registration  ONSITE REGISTRATION  WILL BE AVAILABLE!!!!
  


We will offer Try-Its as time allows.

 

Friday - Sunday: Check in each day will start at 9am. Pool is open for practice until we start jumping.
There will be a early afternoon option for AR/HD on Friday & Saturday. 

 

Hotel Information:

Best Western - Dakota Ridge

3450 Washington Dr
Eagan, MN 55122
 

We have made special arraignments with this Best Western to provide our competitors rooms for $89/night with NO pet fee. When making a reservation please ask them for the For the Love of Dogs & The Dog Tank special rate. They also have shuttle service to and from our building (as well as the MSP airport) 

 

Please read before signing up!

Facility Rules

  • Thank you for understanding our no off-leash policy. (Except when on the dock)
  • Please pick up after your dogs. If you don’t follow this rule you will be asked to leave and NO refunds will be given. Disposal of poop should only be in outdoor waste containers.
  • Please keep wet dogs out of the office and bathroom areas. Bring your own towels. A blower will be available to dry your dog.
  • 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 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.
    So please!!! do not hesitate to talk to us! We want you to have the best possible experience at our event.
  • The most important rule! Please have fun with your dog!

    We here at For the Love of Dogs and The Dog Tank want to thank you so much for attending our event and we hope you have a fun enjoyable time with your dog

    Judges for this event: Steve Powell, Kristin Elmquist
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