The Take-aways from the Mar 31-Apr 1 Easter trial

Congratulations to all of the new title holders from this trial:

Kim Manuelides & Atari, Agility Dog
Kim Manuelides & Bonnie, Advanced Snooker
Denise Visco & Gidget, Master Performance Gambler
Denise Visco & Vu, Master Gambler
Denise Visco & Vu, Snooker Master
Becky Anderson & Nakoma, Master Gambler – Gold
Cindy Hill & Moxie, Advanced Gambler
Cindy Hill & Kahlua, Relay Champion – Bronze
Sandy Morris & Jack,  Master Jumper – Platinum
Claire Schwartz & Pewter, Relay Champion – Bronze
Sally Zinkhan & Caly, Starters Performance Jumper
Sally Zinkhan & Caly, Starters Performance Gambler
Sally Zinkhan & Caly, Starters Performance Relay
Trish Dranchak & Boom, Snooker Champion – Silver
Pam Coblyn & Fenway, Advanced Performance Standard
Pam Coblyn & Fenway, Advanced Performance Agility Dog
Tracey Luggiero & Pixie, Starters Performance Jumper
Tracey Luggiero & Pixie, Starters Performance Standard
Tracey Luggiero & Pixie, Performance Agility Dog
Lisa Stevens & Jasper, Starters Standard

And – this year’s Easter Bonnet competition did not disappoint!  Here’s a selection of the awards and exhibitors from that competition.  (Categories were Easter, Maryland, and Sports).

 

 

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Enough Nor’easter, Let’s Do Easter

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For those of you coming to the trial on Sunday, Becky Anderson is again organizing an Easter bonnet competition.   Demonstrate your creative agility and enter you or your dog’s bonnet in one of three different thematic categories:  Easter, Maryland or favorite sports team.

Premium is Available for March 31 – April 1, 2018 Trial

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To enter, see the premium for the March 31 – April 1-2, 2018 Mid-Atlantic MADness USDAA trial at the following URL:

http://www.usdaa.com/entryforms/MD0292107680.pdf

Our judge is Susan Mottice from Bluffdate, UT. All levels are offered each day plus a Masters Challenge Biathlon class on Saturday and a Steeplechase on Sunday.

This trial is held in one ring at the Oriole Dog Training Club building in Halethorpe. This site offers plenty of parking, climate control, and a well maintained Sprinturf sportsfield.

Entry fees for the titling classes are the typical low cost of $14 per titling class and $28 for the two round Biathlon and $22 for the Steeplechase 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 17, 2018.

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

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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.