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Animal Watchers' 2024 Qualifiers

August 9, 2024 - August 11, 2024 (Friday - Sunday)

This is a qualifier event for NADD Regionals.

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.


440 W Hwy 82
Huachuca City, AZ 85616
(520) 456-9020
  • This is an Outdoor Event
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  • Online registration closes 08/02/2024 at midnight (CDT).
  • 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: (520) 456-9020

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.


Friday, Aug 9, 2024
  • 08:00 am: Splash #1 (Distance Jump)

  • 09:30 am: Splash #2 (Distance Jump)

  • 11:00 am: Splash #3 (Distance Jump)

  • 12:30 pm: Splash #4 (Distance Jump)

  • 01:30 pm: Splash #101 (Air Retrieve)

Saturday, Aug 10, 2024
  • 08:00 am: Splash #5 (Distance Jump)

  • 09:30 am: Splash #6 (Distance Jump)

  • 11:00 am: Splash #7 (Distance Jump)

  • 12:30 pm: Splash #8 (Distance Jump)

  • 01:30 pm: Splash #301 (Hydro Dash)

Sunday, Aug 11, 2024
  • 08:00 am: Splash #9 (Distance Jump)

  • 09:30 am: Splash #10 (Distance Jump)

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

  • 12:30 pm: Splash #12 (Distance Jump)

  • 01:30 pm: Splash #302 (Hydro Dash)

Other Notes

By attending this event you are agreeing to abide by the rules set forth in NADD/Amazing Canines/Animal Watchers waiver.


All start times are estimates. We normally tend to start earlier than the listed time. However, you will always get your splash if you are ready at the scheduled time.


We appreciate your coming to our event. If there is anything we can do to make your experience better, please let us know. Contact Person is Mary Watcher, 520-456-9020,


Food: We do not have fast food restaurants close by. There is a Chevron station (which sells sandwiches, donuts, hotdogs, etc. ) within a half-mile of us, and in Huachuca City (8 minute drive south of us) are a Circle K, and 2 restaurants which have drive-up windows. As of 1-19-24 both have menus on line. Sunny Ds, is a casual hometown type restaurant, at 424 N Huachuca Blvd (520) 456-1334, open from 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., breakfast and lunch only; and a Filibertos (Mexican food chain), 202 N Huachuca Blvd, (520) 559-4860, and usually serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Sierra Vista (15-20 minute drive south of us) has plenty of fast food, chain restaurants, etc.




You must check-in before setting up.

If you do not see Mary please come to the kennel office and ask for her.


Thursday, August 8, 2024, 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Early Check-In and Set-Up.

The pool will be open for practice during this time. Cost is $10 per dog.


Please do not tell your friends/judges, etc., to tell me (trial secretary) about changes you need made. It is your responsibility to inform me of any changes you want. Phone 520-456-9020 or email


Friday, August 9, 2024

 6:45 a.m. Grounds Open, Any competitor that hasn't signed in yet -- please check in, then set up.

7:45 a.m. Judges Briefing

8:00 a.m. Splash 1 begins

9:30 a.m. Splash 2 begins

11:00 a.m. Splash 3 begins

12:30 p.m. Splash 4 begins

1:30 p.m. Air Retrieve


 Saturday, August 10 2024

6:45 a.m. Grounds Open, Any competitor that hasn't signed in yet -- please check in, then set up.

7:45 a.m. Judges Briefing

8:00 a.m. Splash 5 begins

9:30 a.m. Splash 6 begins

11:00 a.m. Splash 7 begins

12:30 p.m. Splash 8 begins

1:30 p.m. Hydro-Dash


Sunday, August 11, 2024

6:45 a.m. Grounds Open, Any competitor that hasn't signed in yet -- please check in, then set up.

7:45 a.m. Judges Briefing

8:00 a.m. Splash 9 begins

9:30 a.m. Splash 10 begins

11:00 a.m. Splash 11 begins

12:30 p.m. Splash 12 begins

1:30 p.m. Hydro-Dash


Setting Up / Tear Down: We will have a "loading/unloading" zone at the front gate to the pool.


Check-In. There will be a table(s) to the right of the entrance gate. This is the secretary's table.


Payment. If possible, please have exact amount if paying by cash. All checks need to be made payable to "Animal Watchers". We will accept VISA or MC, but it would be helpful if you can pay by cash or check so we can avoid credit card fees.


Pool / Dock: You will be entering the dock on the left staircase, it is clearly marked Entrance. You will be leaving the pool by the right side staircase, marked Exit. There is a divider between the two staircases. Please be ready to enter as soon as the handler and dog reach the exit gate.


Diving order is alphabetically by dog's name.


If this is your first day attending the event, you must check-in before setting up.

Pool will not be open prior to Splash 1


Scores: To avoid a gathering of people, we encourage you to check your scores on the NADD website. They are normally posted a few minutes after the secretary enters them.


Ribbons: You will receive your Qualifying Ribbons when you check in. For "new title, Advanced and Excellent titles" go to the secretary's table to pick up. The ribbons are not self-serve.


Bathrooms. We will have 2 Port-a-Potties near the entrance/exit to the pool area. There is a 3rd port-a-potty over next to the agility field.





Driveway Gate:

Entering: Our driveway has an electronic gate. The key pad is on the left side (driver's side) when entering. The Code is 1, 2, 3, 4. The Code is also written on the key pad.

Exiting: The gate should open automatically for you. If it does not open, there is a red box on the left side of the driveway that has a remote control in it which has always worked. Just point it towards the gate, push the button and return the remote to the box.


Parking: You may park anywhere except in front of the Kennel Office Door, to the right side of the kennel door, or in the loading/unloading zone.


All dog must be on leash at all times except on the dock or inside the fenced potty area.


Bring a canopy for shade, ground is dirt.


Covered Agility Area. You may set-up in the agility area, it is definitely cooler than under a canopy. Do not use any of the agility equipment. Anyone using the agility equipment may be asked to leave.





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