The premium for the December 27-28, 2014 Mid-Atlantic MADness USDAA trial is now available on-line at the following URL:
This trial is held in a soccer center on Sprinturf and our judge is Peggy Hammond. This is our annual laid-back tournament-only trial beginning with a Steeplechase/PSJ and Dog Agility Masters/PVP team classes on Saturday. Sunday classes include the final two classes of the team classes followed by Grand Prix/PGP classes. New for this year is the addition of a Masters Challenge Biathlon running on Saturday and Sunday.
In addition to the usual prizes for the first place teams, special prizes are also awarded to the High-Scoring Rookie teams in the DAM and PVP tournament (a ‘rookie’ team is defined as any team containing at least one dog who is showing in Starters or P1 Standard).
Entries are unlimited.
The test schedule for the September 20-21, 2014 Mid-Atlantic MADness USDAA trial is now available on-line at the following URL:
Our judges are Tammi Stone (Masters) and Jeanne Dinkle (Starters/Advanced). Note that Tammi Stone will also be judging some Starters and Advanced classes.
This trial is once again offered outdoors at the pleasant and relaxing Gamber Fire Company Fairgrounds in Gamber, MD. This site offers plenty of room to run your dog when you’re not in the ring as well as parking for cars, tent campers, and RV’ers.
Entry fees for the titling classes are the typical low cost of $14 per titling class (more for the tournament classes). The Grand Prix tournament class and Master Challenge Standard qualifications apply to the 2015 tournament year.
For those new to the sport or those who would like the opportunity to train in a competition setting, we are offering Intro Standard and Intro Jumpers classes (either for titling or FEO) at $7/class.
As with all USDAA trials, entries are unlimited, as long as the entry is received by the closing date of September 6, 2014.
Don’t forget to mark our coming trials in your datebook:
May 16 – 18, 2014
Mid-Atlantic MADness is a participating club in the Mid-Atlantic Agility Showcase combined this year with the Mid-Atlantic Regional. Indoors in Palmyra, PA. Check out the web page.
Sept 20-21, 2014
Our annual fall trial outdoors in Gamber, MD
Dec 27, 2011 – Dec 28, 2014
Our annual welcoming in the New Year trial indoors in Laurel, MD.
Thank you to judges Judy Reilly and Sally Josselyn for their interesting and fun courses this weekend and to all those exhibitors that came and supported our trial. We certainly enjoyed seeing all the new faces on Saturday as well as our familiar friends on Sunday.
Mid-Atlantic MADness congratulates those exhibitors earning their titles this weekend:
Sandy Olszewski & Gidget – P1 Gamblers
Kristine Chervenak & Kermit – P1 Relay
Kristine Chervenak & Kermit – P2 Jumpers
Susan Mills & Bogey – P1 Snooker
Trisha Gage & Lydia – Advanced Jumpers
Lois Mark & Penny – Snooker Master
Chris Farrance & Chigger – Jumper Champion – Gold
Tala Smith & Shelby – Performance Dog 1
earning the last gamble leg needed for their Gambler Master and Agility Dog Championship titles.
Our thanks to everyone who attended our trial and we hope to see you at our September trial outdoors in Gamber, Maryland.
Enjoy these photos taken by Rachel Toren at the March 22, 2014 Starters/Advanced trial at Hog Dog. (Click on a photo for a larger view of it).
All final confirmations have now been mailed.
A draft copy of the running orders as well as the copies of the final confirmation and an estimated schedule can be viewed by clicking on the menu items at the top of the page for this weekend’s trial.
We are expecting actual, nice, spring weather for this trial. Should the weathermen capriciously decide to change their minds on that one, be sure to check the web page for announcements.