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2024 Stellar AR/HD Specialty

August 17, 2024 - August 18, 2024 (Saturday - Sunday)

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1341 State Hwy 315 Carthage
Carthage, TX 75633
  • This is an Outdoor Event
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  • Online registration closes 08/10/2024 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: 318-282-0982

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.


Saturday, Aug 17, 2024
  • 09:00 am: Splash #101 (Air Retrieve)

  • 10:00 am: Splash #301 (Hydro Dash)

Sunday, Aug 18, 2024
  • 09:00 am: Splash #102 (Air Retrieve)

  • 10:00 am: Splash #302 (Hydro Dash)

Other Notes

We will be using the ATLAS bumpers for AR/HD. We have plenty of shade and parking space.  Feel free to bring easy up tents. 


Event Setup and Space:

Run order will be on the whiteboard. Cash is the preferred method of payment but we do accept checks and cards. There will be a $35 return check fee for any returned checks and a 3% credit card processing fee.

We will be using our PA system to announce who is up on the dock as well as the next 3 in line. Although we have set splash times, we will run as quickly as possible so please arrive early. Updates the week of the event will be provided on the Stellar Canine Dock Diving Facebook page.



Covid-19, NADD and facility waivers will need to be signed at check-in. Please arrive an hour before splash start time to check-in and warm-up/wet your dog. Splashes close 30 mins before start time.



We have a limited number of 30 amp RV spots - power only. RV must be self contained. Reservations go fast so let us know quickly if you need a spot. There is an RV park in the area. Carthage RV Campground - 903.693.5543



We have verified the following information about hotels in Carthage Texas.

Best Western - 903.693.6700

Limit 2 pets per room. $20 per pet per night fee

Holiday Inn - 903.693.8585

Limit 2 pets per room. $25 per pet per night fee

Weight limit of 90 lbs

Super 8 - 903-693-7200

One time pet fee of $50 will be waived if you tell them you are here for a Stellar Canine Dock Diving event

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