2023 National Championship Event Details
NADD NATIONAL Championship
The purpose of the National Championship is to create a premier dog event where we can highlight the best dogs in each division.
Where and When:
Ozark Empire Fairgrounds
LCQ - October 25th, 2023
Nationals - October 26-28, 2023
FCQ - October 29th, 2023
Invites to The National Championship will be made up of the following:
- Top 3 dogs in each division from the 2022 National Championship (Must attend a regionals)
- 2023 Top 3 Regionals Placements in each division
- Top 10 overall rankings in each division***
- Top 25% over all by division* (Open, Lap & Veteran)
- Top 5 dogs in each division from the 2023 FCQ ***
*top 25% of each division is based on their best regionals final score.
***Must attend a regionals to except an invite
ALL invites must have a minimum of 15/5/5 splashes to accept their National Championship invite.
Jumping - Division placement for the National Championship will be determined by the dogs season average at the end of the 2023 season (9/13/2023)
Registering for National Championships
- Registration for for National Championships will open approximately 4 weeks before the start of the Championships. Registration information will be posted at a later date.
October 25 - 2023 Last Chance Qualifier
October 25 - Kick off Party 6pm-9pm tickets go on sale in Sept
October 26 - Nationals Splash 1 Distance, Nationals Hydro Dash
October 27 - National Splash 2 Distance, Nationals Air Retrieve
October 28 - Finals, JR Handler, Awards Ceremony
October 29 - 2024 First Chance Qualifier
Finals - you must have a successful score at Nationals to be invited back to finals.
You must have a successful score in finals to place in top 10. No practice in finals
Here is the LINK for scoring, finals and cap information
Junior Handlers - Sponsored by Atlas Outfitters
Junior handlers will jump on pool #1 on Saturday. Placements will be giving for the top 5 Jr. Handlers.
Following Finals on Saturday.
Camping : There is a number of camping spots available at the event site. Registration will open September 15th. Cost per site is approximately $35-55 depending on the site type and amenities. Call 417 - 833 - 2660 to reserve. The fairgrounds handles these reservations independently of NADD. The only way to reserve is through them.
KOA Springfield - https://koa.com/campgrounds/springfield-route-66/
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
- - $89+tax (pet fee waived)
The Greenstay on Chestnut 417-863-1440
Best Western Railhaven 417-866-1963
There are also a number of AirBnB and VRBO's available
We would like to announce the following vendors are attending Nationals this year.
Champ Dog Gear - Official NADD Regionals & Nationals Collars and leashes-Competitor gift bag sponsor
Be Your Own Dog - Dog toys & Supplies
Check back often as we will update this information as often as we can.