National Showcase Event Details


The purpose of the National Showcase is to create a premier dog event where we can highlight the best dogs in each division.


Where and When:

Ozark Empire Fairgrounds October 27-31, 2021



Invites to The Showcase will be made up of the following: 


                          Needs to attend a Regional

  • Top 25% over all by division* (Open, Lap & Veteran**)
  • 2021 top 3 Regionals Placements per division
  • 2020 top 3 Regionals Placements per division


* top 25% of each division is determined by a team's best regionals score averaged with their end of season average. (this puts a lot of weight on regionals effort)

**Veteran division invites is from distance only.


      Does NOT have to attend Regionals (as these aren't determined until the end of the season)

  • #1 in Breed
  • Top 10 overall rankings in each division
  • Top dog in each division at the last chance qualifiers held the two days before.



ALL invites must have a minimum of 15/5/5 splashes to accept their National Showcase invite. 



There will be 2 splashes (2 jumps per splash) and a Finals. Each splash

is 3 mins. Combine the best of each splash with the end of season average to get an overall score.


FINALS - Top 5 -10 dogs depending on division size will be called back for a finals. Finals will be 1 jump (2 mins).   Finals jump will be averaged and top 5 placements will be rewarded.  Top ten placements will include the final jump in their average.  



Each team comes up once for a standard HD splash. Top 5-10 (depending on division numbers) will come back for finals. 


Air Retrieve

"Showcase rules" - Dogs can only start 1 foot below their season average. Top 5 each division will come back for finals. Standard tie-breakers are used.  


 $115 per discipline 



10/27 & 28 - The Classic Last chance qualifier   

AR and HD last chance on Wed only, 3 splashes each day

10/28 - The Showcase HydroDash and Air Retrieve

10/29 & 30 - The Showcase Distance 

10/30 Banquet to follow finals on Saturday night

10/31 2022 Qualifier


Banquet and Awards

The banquet will be held onsite at the banquet hall after Finals on Saturday night. We will have a selection of meal options (with a vegan choice). More information and sign up will be available as we get closer. 



Camping : There is a number of camping spots available at the event site. Information on camping registration will be available in May. Registration will open Septembe 15th. Cost per site is approximately $35-55 depending on the site type and amenities.


KOA Springfield -


Hotel recommendations:  NADD has saved blocks of rooms  are being held for competitors until September 30, 2021. Please call the hotels directly and ask for the NADD rate


NADD Host Hotel - Best Western Coach House (closest to the fairgrounds) 417-862-0701

     - - $83+tax (pet fee waived) 

The Greenstay on Chestnut 417-863-1440

      - - Rate $83+tax (pet fee waived) 

Best Western Railhaven 417-866-1963

      - - Rate $85+tax (pet fee waived)


There are also a number of AirBnB and VRBO's available


Check back often as we will update this information as often as we can. 

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