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Prairie Dog Sports 2023 Regional Qualifier

June 9, 2023 - June 11, 2023 (Friday - Sunday)

This is a qualifier event for NADD Regionals.

Public registration for this event will begin on 03/24/2023 at 01:00 pm (CDT).

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Location

PO Box 5931 Stn Main
41403 Range Road 274 (Spruceville Road), Lacombe County
Lacombe, AB T4L 1X4
403.348.6564
  • This is an Outdoor Event
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Registration

  • Online registration begins on 03/24/2023 at 01:00 pm (CDT) and closes 06/02/2023 at midnight (CDT).
  • Pre-registration (online) price per splash for this event is $27.00 (CAD) per dog. Payment is due upon check-in.
  • Splashes can be purchased on-site the day of the event for $32.00 (CAD) 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

Website: www.prairiedogsports.ca

Contact Email Address: michelle@prairiedogsports.ca

Contact Phone: 403.348.6564

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, 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 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 for two Try-it tickets. These tickets may be used on any day of the competition.

Schedule

Friday, Jun 9, 2023
  • 09:00 am: Splash #1 (Distance Jump) - Must check-in 30 minutes prior.

  • 11:00 am: Splash #2 (Distance Jump) - Must check-in 30 minutes prior.

  • 01:00 pm: Splash #301 (Hydro Dash) - Must check-in 30 minutes prior. Facility bumpers will be used.

  • 02:00 pm: Splash #3 (Distance Jump) - Must check-in 30 minutes prior.

  • 04:00 pm: Splash #4 (Distance Jump) - Must check-in 30 minutes prior.

Saturday, Jun 10, 2023
  • 09:00 am: Splash #5 (Distance Jump) - Must check-in 30 minutes prior.

  • 11:00 am: Splash #6 (Distance Jump) - Must check-in 30 minutes prior.

  • 01:00 pm: Splash #101 (Air Retrieve) - Must check-in 30 minutes prior. Facility bumpers will be used.

  • 02:30 pm: Splash #7 (Distance Jump) - Must check-in 30 minutes prior.

  • 04:30 pm: Splash #8 (Distance Jump) - Must check-in 30 minutes prior.

Sunday, Jun 11, 2023
  • 09:00 am: Splash #9 (Distance Jump) - Must check-in 30 minutes prior.

  • 11:00 am: Splash #10 (Distance Jump) - Must check-in 30 minutes prior.

  • 01:00 pm: Splash #302 (Hydro Dash) - Must check-in 30 minutes prior. Facility bumpers will be used.

  • 02:00 pm: Splash #11 (Distance Jump) - Must check-in 30 minutes prior.

  • 04:00 pm: Splash #12 (Distance Jump) - Must check-in 30 minutes prior.

Other Notes

Prairie Dog Sports 2023 Regional Qualifier

This is a three-day event with 4 splashes and a game each day.

 

DAILY SCHEDULE 

8am - Site, Registration, & Pool Open

8:45am - Pool Closed to Practice, Judge's Meeting

9am - First Dog on The Dock

 

Friday Run Order Z-A

Saturday Run Order M-L, A-L

Sunday Run Order A-Z

Run orders are posted on-site daily.

 

RESULTS & AWARDS

Jump results are available in your NADD Portal.

Ribbons are presented at the end of each day.

Ribbons are awarded for each qualifying jump, and rosettes for each title earned.

Ribbons will be available for pick-up at the registration desk shorty after each splash.  It is the responsibility of each registered competitor to pick-up ribbons at event.  Unclaimed ribbons are not kept after event closes.

 

EVENT DETAILS

PREPAYMENT - Per NADD, we can now offer you the option to prepay for your splashes using the following EFT, prairiedogsports@outlook.com password registration.  

 

Do not arrive prior to site opening.

Pool is open to practice from 8am-8:45am.

Only facility bumpers will be used for Air Retrieve and Hydro Dash.

Check in at registration desk upon arrival or a minimum of 30-minutes prior to registered splash.

Try-it's - Sign-up sheet at registration desk.  $15 for two 3-minute turns.  Available as time allows between splashes.

This is an outdoor event.

Benching is from your vehicle.

Porta-potties onsite.

 

CAMPING - Onsite dry camping is available, $10 per unit, per night.  Email michelle@prairiedogsports.ca to register

 

PHOTOS - Prairie Echo Photography will be onsite to capture your dog's jumps.  Pre-orders are requested.  Please message Mahalia or email prairie.echophotopraphy@gmail.com.

 

RAFFLE - There are some wonderful raffle prizes to be won, get your tickets at registration.

 

LUNCH - Onsite menu and pre-order information will be sent out to registered competitors 2-weeks prior to event.

 

VENDORS - We often have various vendors onsite throughout the event.  Interested in being a vendor?  Email michelle@prairiedogsports.ca.

 

FACILITY NOTES

Prairie Dog Sports Inc. reserves the right to refuse any person(s) and or dog(s) entry to the facility and events.

 

Electronic collars/devices are NOT allowed onsite - this includes electronic bark collars.

 

Prong or pinch collars may be used onsite while walking dog(s) but must be removed prior to entering pool/dock area.

 

Potty your dog(s) at least 40' away from pool/dock area.  Do NOT potty your dog(s) on buildings, vehicles, garbage cans, pylons, or anything not natural.

 

Follow directional signage and park in approved parking only.

 

Please respect a minimum of 10' distance between all dogs and handlers.

 

No nose-to-nose contact with other dogs.

 

If a dog is handled in an aggressive or inappropriate manner a warning may be issued or the team may be asked to leave without refund.

 

Pushing or shoving of dog(s) into pool is strictly forbidden.

 

Treats and/or food are NOT allowed the pool/dock area.

 

Bitches in season are NOT allowed in pool/dock area.

Registration for this event will open on 03/24/2023 at 01:00 pm (CDT).

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