Team Standings & Congratulations

Here are the DAM/PVP team standings following the end of today’s Jumpers class

Championship Dog Agility Masters                        Performance Versatility Pairs

Congratulations to our MADness members who finished Lifetime Agility Achievements this fall on their dogs!

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From Left to Right: Sally Josselyn and Baru LAA-Silver, LAA-Bronze.  Chris Farrance and Whisky, LAA-Silver.  Janet Gauntt and Johnny B, LAA-Platinum, Becky Anderson & Nakoma LAA-Bronze

Jan 5-6, 2019 Trial Information Has Been Posted

romanceaframeAll trial documents including the Confirmation,  Estimated Schedule, and a draft Running Order for the Mid-Atlantic MADness New Year’s trial is now available for viewing/download at http://www.midatlanticmadness.com.  See the menu items under the Trial Documents menu.

Wrapup for the Fall 2018 Trial

DeedraSnap.PNGWonderful & Wet, in that order, summarizes this year’s trial for Saturday & Sunday respectively.  Photographer Deedra Prigel was able to capture some of the wonderful on Saturday & you should check out her album of photos.  Most dogs loved the weather on Sunday — the handlers perhaps not so much — but there were still titles to be earned.  Congrats go to:

Chris Farrance & Whisky –  Lifetime Achievement Award – Silver
Chelsea Singer & Crush- Advanced Standard Agility
Chelsea Singer & Gatsby – Starters Jumper
Courtney Holscher & Ella – Agility Dog
Cynthia Hornor & Truant – Advanced Snooker
Cynthia Hornor & Truant – Advanced Jumper
Dean Dessem & Sokoni – Advanced Snooker
Heather Kolesa & Ripley – Performance Standard Champion – Bronze
Heather Kolesa & Ripley – Performance Snooker Champion – Bronze
Julie Fitchett & Bear – Performance Dog

Full results and courses are now posted:

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).

 

 

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/

 

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!