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Tonopaws Spring Fling Qualifier 2023

March 24, 2023 - March 26, 2023 (Friday - Sunday)

This is a qualifier event for NADD Regionals.

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227 S. 348th Ave.
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Tonopah, AZ 85354
  • This is an Outdoor Event
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  • Online registration closes 03/17/2023 at midnight (CST).
  • Pre-registration (online) price per splash for this event is $25.00 (USD) per dog. Payment is due upon check-in.
  • Splashes can be purchased on-site the day of the event for $30.00 (USD) per dog.
  • Payment is required at check-in for all pre-registered splashes. Refunds will not be issued if you fail to show up for your turn.

Event Contact Info


Contact Email Address:

Contact Phone: 623-258-5202

Event Notes

  • A NADD Registration Number is required to enter, purchase here for $35.00.
  • Splashes include up to three 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 Regionals Qualifier

This is a qualifier event for the NADD Diving Dog Regionals.
  • In order to qualify for Distance Jump, each dog must have a minimum of three DJ 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 Distance Jump 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 3 Finishers for each division will earn invites.

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.


Friday, Mar 24, 2023
  • 08:00 am: Splash #101 (Air Retrieve)

  • 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)

Saturday, Mar 25, 2023
  • 08:00 am: Splash #5 (Distance Jump)

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

  • 12:00 pm: Splash #7 (Distance Jump)

  • 02:00 pm: Splash #8 (Distance Jump)

  • 04:00 pm: Splash #301 (Hydro Dash)

Sunday, Mar 26, 2023
  • 08:00 am: Splash #102 (Air Retrieve)

  • 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 #12 (Distance Jump)

Other Notes


Come join us for our NADD Regional Qualifier .

We will have all 3 disciplines available, DJ, AR, & HD.

We will have four Distance Jump splashes everyday. AR will be before the 4 DJ splashes on Fri. & Sun. & HD will follow the four DJ splashes on Sat. 

Food will be provided by EastCoaster Foods each day.

Bring your lunch $$ for some tasty eats. 

The temps will be comfortable and the atmosphere friendly.

Come fly your dogs off the dock into the biggest pool NADD has to offer, affectionately nick named, Lake Tonopaws.


Accommodations suggestions for clients/competitors travelling to our facility;
HOTEL AND RV PARK Options for Tonopaws events, Prices listed may not be 100% correct.
RV Park –
WWW.SUNRVRESORTS.COM Approx $41 per night depending on size of RV – full hook ups available
RED ROOF PLUS – PHOENIX WEST – (approx. 45 mins away from TONOPAWS)
5215 West Willetta St.
Phoenix, AZ 85043
602-233-8004 – use NADD VP discount code of 622832 – approx. $58 per night pet friendly, however, not the greatest part of town
2000 North Litchfield Road
Goodyear, AZ 85395
623-536-1313 approx. $125 per night, pet friendly up to 75 lbs, lots of restaurants nearby
Holiday Inn and Suites – Goodyear – West Phoenix (approx. 20-30 mins from TONOPAWS)
1188 North Dysart Road
Goodyear, AZ 85395
623-547-1313 approx. $112 per night, pet friendly w/$35 non-refundable fee up to 2 pets, must be crated when you leave the room. Lots of restaurants nearby
Note: there is another Holiday Inn that is approx. 10 minutes closer but, it is significantly more per night.
HOTEL OPTIONS (continued)
La Quinta Inn & Suites (approx. 45 mins away from TONOPAWS)
4929 West McDowell Road
Phoenix, AZ 85035
602-595-7601 approx. $80.10 per night, pet friendly – however, not the greatest part of town
Days Inn by Wyndham Buckeye (approx. 15 mins from TONOPAWS)
25205 West Yuma Road
Buckeye, AZ 85326
623-432-9553 approx. $103 per night, pet friendly max 2 pets max weight of 40 lbs, non refundable charge of $15 per night plus $13.27 percent tax. Pet Sanitation fee of $500 if applicable.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites – Phoenix West- Buckeye (approx. 15 mins from TONOPAWS)
445 S. Watson Road
Buckeye, AZ 85326
WWW.IHG.COM (approx. $177.71 per night pet friendly up to 2 pets, $35 pet fee, per pet, per room, per night – yikes!
Other options for private home rentals websites:
227 S. 348th Ave.
Tonopah, AZ 85354
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