2024 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 23rd, 2024
Nationals - October 24-26th, 2024
FCQ - October 27th, 2024



Invites to The National Championship will be available for Nationals in the following order: 

  • Top 3 dogs in each division from the 2023 National Championship ***
  • Top  5 dogs in each division from the 2023 FCQ *** 
  • 2024 Top 3 Regionals Placements in each division
  • Top 10 overall rankings in each division***
  • Top 10% over all Regionals by division* (Open, Lap & Veteran)
  • We will continue to add additional 5% until registration fills. 

*top % of each division is based on their best Regionals final score. 

***Must attend a regionals to except an invite


ALL invites (including LCQ) must have a minimum of 15/5/5 splashes to accept their National Championship  invite. LCQ invite does not require attending a regionals. 


Jumping - Division placement for the National Championship will be determined by the dogs season average at the end of the 2024 season (9/08/2024)


Registering for National Championships
  • Registration for National Championship will be done in a tiered manner this year.
    • 8/19/24 - Registration for Nationals will open for dogs that have already earned a Nationals invite **
      • 2023 National Championship top 3 placements
      • 2024 FCQ top 5 placements
      • 2024 Regionals Top 3 placements
    • 9/10/24 - Registration for 2024 Top 10 in each division **
    • 9/16/24 - Registration for the Top 10% by division from all the Regionals combined. We will add 5% more ever 2-3 days until Nationals entries have filled. 
    • 9/30 - Last day to register for Nationals.

      This is a prepaid event. Refunds will only be given if a vet note is received by 10/21.  



October 23 - 2024 Last Chance Qualifier
October 23 - Kick off Party 6pm-9pm tickets go on sale in Sept

October 24 - Nationals Splash 1 Distance, Nationals Hydro Dash
October 25 - National Splash 2 Distance, Nationals Air Retrieve

October 26 - Finals, JR Handler, Awards Ceremony
October 27 - 2025 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, and finals 


Junior Handlers - Sponsored by Toochic

Junior handlers will jump on pool #1 on Saturday. Placements will be given for the top 5 Jr. Handlers.


After Finals is finished and scores are double checked on Saturday. (usually around 5pm, but no promises)  


Camping : There is a number of camping spots available at the event site.  Registration will open September 1st. 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


Thank you to our Platinum Level sponsors
Champ Dog Gear
Lucy's Pet Products
Etched Memory

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
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
Momentum Carnivore Nutrition
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
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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