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. This is a prepaid event. Refunds will only be given if a vet note is received within 7 days of the end of the event and if you have not picked up your swag bag. 



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 given 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

Vendor List


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

Etched Memory  - Engraving - Competitor gift bag sponsor
The Squeaky Egg  - Bling Dog Collars and tags- Competitor gift bag sponsor
Atlas Outfitters  - Dog toys and coats-  JR Handler sponsor
Pet Water Project  - Like Gatorade for dogs - Competitor gift bag sponsor
Antinol - The natural super potent joint + wellbeing supplement
Spectra Therapy -   Laser Therapy Wraps
Keeper Collars - Collars
Dog.Heart.Soul - Shirts 
Four Paws Gourmet - dog treats
Be Your Own Dog - Dog toys & Supplies
Tether Tug - toys
The Right Spot - Canine Massage Therapy
Barking Dog Images - Photographer
Lucy's Dog Food - Competitor gift bag sponsor
Momentum Carnivore Nutrition - Competitor gift bag sponsor
Bradley's Doghouse-Ruffland - Crates/klimb
Draw It Out - Linament
Trash Panda's Closet - Custom dog tags
Too Chic Wearable Dog Art - TShirts
K9 Mountain - First Aid Kits
Primitive Prey - Dog treats
Gated Dock - Bumpers, leashes
Natural Pet Oil
Blue 9 - Klimb
Doggie Wetsuits
BFF Paw-tique - Dog socks, earrings


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

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