September 23-24, 2017 Trial Information Has Been Posted

BranchwaterJune2013_3The Confirmation and  Estimated Schedule for the Mid-Atlantic MADness Fall trial is now available for viewing/download at http://www.midatlanticmadness.com.  See the menu items under The Trial Documents menu.

A draft copy of the running orders is also posted.  The final version with any received corrections to entries will be posted on Friday morning.

Thanks !

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Trial Closing Next Week for Sept 23-24, 2017 at Gamber

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Fly and Karen Stinnett

Entries close next week for the September 23-24, 2017 Mid-Atlantic MADness USDAA trial. You can find the premium on-line at the following URL:

http://www.usdaa.com/entryforms/MD0292107658.pdf

Our judges are Emily Klarman (Masters) and Ashley Anderson (Starters/Advanced)

This trial is once again offered in a country setting outdoors at the pleasant and relaxing Gamber Fire Company Fairgrounds in Gamber, MD. This site offers real bathrooms, and 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.

Note: this is one of the three remaining OUTDOOR USDAA trials in this area and it occurs at a GREAT time of year at a very friendly RV site with electric hookups available.

Entry fees for the titling classes are the typical low cost of $14 per titling class. This trial also features a 2018 Grand Prix qualifiers, double games for Masters Gamblers and Snooker, and double games for Starters/Advanced.

As with all USDAA trials, entries are unlimited, as long as the entry is received by the closing date of September 4, 2017.

2017 Mid-Atlantic Agility Showcase Information Has Been Posted

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MAAS 2016 Dog Agility Masters Finalists

All trial documents (running orders, estimated schedules, interim standings worksheets, etc.) are now available at the following link:

https://midatlanticmadness.com/mid-atlantic-showcase-documents/

Note that the Running Order which is posted is a draft only and the finalized running order will be up on Thursday morning.

See you this weekend !

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MAAS 2016 Performance Versatility Pairs Finalists

April 2017 Trial Information Has Been Posted

YER_3785The Final Confirmation, overall Estimated Schedule, and Running Order for this weekend’s Mid-Atlantic MADness spring trial at the Oriole Dog Training Club is now available for viewing/download at http://www.midatlanticmadness.com.  See the menu items at the top of the page to view this information.

Note that the Running Order which is posted is a draft only and the finalized running order will be up on Friday morning.

(Also don’t forget to sign up for lunch!)

See you this weekend.

The Premium is Available for the April 21-23 Mid-Atlantic Agility Showcase

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Join the Mid-Atlantic clubs of Keystone Agility, Mid-Atlantic MADness, and Virginia Ruff Riders for the 8th Annual running of the Mid-Atlantic Agility Showcase!

This year’s Showcase at In the Net in Palmyra, PA features:

  • Qualifiers for all four tournaments for the 2017 World Cynosport Games to be held in Murfreesboro, Tennesee.
  • Double titling for Standard and Gamblers
  • Miscellaneous Standard class on Friday (training in the ring allowed)
  • The annual Triathlon with a purse totaling $4,125.00

The premium is available at the following link:

http://www.usdaa.com/entryforms/MD0531107452.pdf

More information on the event can be found at:

http://mida-agilityshowcase.com/

 

Premium is Available for April 1-2, 2017 Trial


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A new spring is arriving soon with USDAA’s new jump heights in place. Come try them out! Not sure what they are? See the news release located at:

http://www.usdaa.com/article.cfm?newsID=3387

To enter, see the premium for the April 1-2, 2017 Mid-Atlantic MADness USDAA trial at the following URL:

http://www.usdaa.com/entryforms/MD0292107202.pdf

Our judges are Mica Tyler (Starters thru Masters) and Lynn Sigman (supervising). All levels are offered each day plus a Grand Prix on Saturday and a Masters Challenge Jumpers class on Sunday.

This trial is held in one ring at the Oriole Dog Training Club building in Halethorpe. This site offers plenty of parking and an excellent climate controlled Sprinturf sportsfield.

Entry fees for the titling classes are the typical low cost of $14 per titling class and $22 for the Grand Prix tournament class.

Never tried a USDAA trial before? Let the trial secretary know if you would like to have a mentor available at the trial. It’s a one-ring trial and we’ll have plenty of experienced exhibitors to give you a hand.

As with all USDAA trials, entries are unlimited, as long as the entry is received by the closing date of March 22, 2017.

2017 New Years Team Tournament Wrapup

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Maddie Speagle/Atomic, Terry Herman/Idgie, Merritt Speagle/Phenomenon, Karen Stinnett/Cash, and Nancy Woodside/Zoe with judge Ryan Arnold

This year’s all tournament trial ran very smoothly despite a larger than usual entry size.  Thank you to judge Ryan Arnold and everyone who helped to move everything along so quickly that we finished slightly ahead of schedule both days.

We’d like to recognize the winners of the Dog Agility Masters tournament and Performance Versatility Pairs tournaments through the 5 rounds of Gamblers, Standard, Jumpers, Snooker, and Team Relay.  The top placing teams in these tournaments were:

DAM Team – “PIA”
Merritt Speagle with Phenomenon (Border Collie)
Terry Herman with Idgie (Miniature Poodle)
Maddie Speagle with Atomic (Border Collie)
Note: This team was also took the Rookie Team prize as Atomic is still showing at the Starters level.

PVP Team – “Zoe Cashes In”
Karen Stinnett with Cash (Border Collie)
Nancy Woodside with Zoe (Miniature Poodle)

Congratulations go out as well to the individual winners of the other tournaments rounding out this weekend.  First place byes in the Grand Prix and Performance Grand Prix were:
GP 10″: Sandy Morris & Jack
GP 14″: Terry Herman & Idgie
GP 16″: Becky Anderson & Togo
GP 20″: Merritt Speagle & Damuraz
GP 22″: Roseanne DeMascio & Strafe
GP 24″:  Abby Peach & Usher

PGP 12″: Tracy Sklenar & Export
PGP 14″: Tracy Hirsch & Silver
PGP 16″: Lynn Richardson & Ali
PGP 20″: Karen Stinnett & Cash

Winners of the two round Masters Challenge and Performance Master Challenge Biathlon were:
MC 10″: Sandy Morris & Jack
MC 14″: Tracey Luggiero & Mouse
MC 16″: Janina Vickers & Puzzle
MC 20″: Mary Ann Wurst & Hijack
MC 22″: Roseanne DeMascio & Strafe (handler Cynthia Hornor)
MC 24″: Jacqueline Wilhelmy & Obi

PMC 12″: Nancy Woodside & Zoe
PMC 14″: Tracy Hirsch & Silver
PMC 16″: Jeff Mrakovich & Javan
PMC 20″: Jeremy Haag & Kit

And finally, winners in the Steeplechase and Performance Speed Jumping Finals were:
STP 10″: Barb Atkinson & Phire (handler Nancy Woodside)
STP 14″: Tracey Luggiero & Mouse
STP 16″: Trish Dranchak & Boom
STP 20″: Mary Ann Wurst & Hijack
STP 22″: Trish Dranchak & Surge
STP 24″: Mary Ann Wurst & Nick

PSJ 12″: Aly Garcia & Sizzle
PSJ 16″: Zanya Gissler & Kira
PSJ 20″: Kayla Wieland & Cyclone

Congratulations everyone!