February 2021 IDAL League Courses

January 16, 2021

Following is a preview of the February 2021 courses and games for IDAL league play. We are making some changes at the NDAL home office. As you can see, we have changed the N to an I in the League Name. We are now the International Dog Agility League. We need to be inclusive of our international franchises and encourage new international teams to join us. The IDAL presents for play in February three historical NDAL courses. We hope to have some new course offerings in the near future.

50×70 Fast & Fun

The February 2021 50×70 Fast & Fun league game is a Numbered Course, designed by Bud Houston. This game was first run in the NDAL in August of 2017.

Briefing

A Numbered Course is scored Time, Plus Faults. Follow the numbers, keep the bars up and hit the paint.

Historical

The standing Top Dog in this game was recorded in August of 2017, playing for Aq4U’s Fast & Furryous. Ember, a Shetland Sheepdog handled by Stacey Breckel. They finished this course with zero faults in 25.68 seconds:

60×90 Masters

For the February 2021 60×90 Masters league, we present the August 2017 game of Power and Speed which was designed by Bud Houston.

Briefing

Power & Speed is a two-part game. The first part, POWER is untimed. However, any faults earned are added to the dog’s overall score. Refusals will NOT be faulted. However, three “on & off” refusals will be deemed a Failure to Perform.

The SPEED part is timed.

A TimeWarp Bonus (10 points) is earned for the dog working away at jumps #7 through #9 without fault, while the handler works on the opposite side of the handler containment line (red line).

This game is scored Time, Plus Faults, Less Bonus.

Historical

The standing Top Dog on this course, recorded in July 2017, represented United Colors of Agility out of Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Gemma, a Border Collie handled by Susan Dawson. They finished this course with zero faults, plus the bonus, in a score of 7.63:

36X85 Fast & Fun

The February game for the 36×85 Fast & Fun league was designed by Bud Houston in 2017. Get your running shoes on!

Briefing

A Numbered Course is scored Time, Plus Faults. Follow the numbers, keep the bars up and hit the paint.

Historical

The standing Top Dog on this course, recorded in August 2017, represented Wicked West Australians out of Banjup Western Australia: Ripley, a Border Collie handled by Nic Ford. They finished this course with zero faults in 30.59 seconds:

An Open Invitation to New Players

New clubs and individuals are always welcome to join us. You play these historical courses. Just download the scorekeeping worksheet below. Contact the League Secretary to help with the details at:  pagc.live@gmail.com    

  • The 50×70 Fast & Fun League is intended to allow the dog to work at full extension with modest handling challenges.
    Download Scoresheet020121B50x70.xls
  • The 36×85 Fast & Fun League is intended to allow the dog to work at full extension with modest handling challenges.
    Download Scoresheet020121D36x85.xls
  • Existing league franchises will be emailed their scorekeeping worksheets set up with their current rosters upon request.

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Questions comments & impassioned speeches to Melissa Wallace at  pagc.live@gmail.com. Visit our web store: www.dogagility.org/newstore. In the web store The Book of Agility Games, a comprehensive reference to all manner of agility games played for competition and fun around the world. Last chance before the store closes!

March 2021 IDAL League Courses

February 18, 2021

The following is a preview of the March 2021 courses and games for IDAL league play. Because of the extreme conditions wrought on the world by the coronavirus pandemic, the NDAL presents for play in March three historical NDAL courses.

50×70 Fast & Fun

The March 2021 50×70 Fast & Fun league game is a Numbered Course, designed by Christina Wakefield. This game was first run in the NDAL in September of 2017.

Briefing: A Numbered Course is scored Time, Plus Faults. Follow the numbers, keep the bars up and hit the paint.

Historical: The standing Top Dog in this game was recorded in September of 2017, playing for United Colours of Agility out of Walmer, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Sumo, a Staffie Cross handled by Roche Compaan finished this course with zero faults in 22.13 seconds:

60×90 Masters

The March 2021 60×90 Masters league is a numbered course designed by Christina Wakefield. This course was originally run in the IDAL in September 2017.  

Briefing: A Numbered Course is scored Time, Plus Faults.

Historical: The standing Top Dog on this course, recorded in July 2017, playing for United Colours of Agility out of Walmer, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Sumo, a Staffie Cross handled by Roche Compaan finished this course with zero faults in 30.96 seconds. Unfortunately, the link to the video is broken and could not be located.

36X85 Fast & Fun

The March 2021 36×85 Fast & Fun league is a numbered course designed by Christina Wakefield. This course was originally run in the IDAL in September 2017.  

Briefing: A Numbered Course is scored Time, Plus Faults.

Historical: The standing Top Dog on this course, recorded in September 2017, represented Wicked West Australians out of Banjup Western Australia: Jay, a Border Collie handled by Sylvia Hamilton, finished this course with zero faults in 21.68 seconds:

An Open Invitation to New Players

New clubs and individuals are always welcome to join us and play these historical courses. Download the scorekeeping worksheet below. Contact the League Secretary to help with the details at pagc.live@gmail.com.   

  • The 50×70 Fast & Fun League is intended to allow the dog to work at full extension with modest handling challenges.
    Download Scoresheet030121B50x70.xls
  • The 60×90 Masters League focuses advanced handling challenges.
    Download Scoresheet030121C60x00.xls
  • The 36×85 Fast & Fun League is intended to allow the dog to work at full extension with modest handling challenges.
    Download Scoresheet030121B36x85.xls
  • Existing league franchises will be emailed their scorekeeping worksheets set up with their current rosters upon request.

Follow us on Facebook:
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Questions, comments, & snide remarks should be sent to Melissa Wallace pagc.live@gmail.com IDAL Secretary.

January 2021 36×85 Fast & Fun Results

February 5, 2021

January has closed, and now we can post the results for the 36×85 Masters League. One club has reported results for this League for January.

We continue using “historical” courses. These are courses that have been played before. The efforts of dogs playing in January earn Lifetime Performance Points (LPP), as the historical performances are ranked with the new performances. The LPP is a measure of rank.

36×85 Masters January 2021 Results

The January 2021 60×90 Masters league was a Looper designed by Dennis Vogel back in July 2017. Dennis is one of our Team Captains.

A “Looper” is a numbered sequence that is repeated twice without stopping. The game is scored Time, Plus Faults.

Results

Follow the link below to view individual performance by dogs and their handlers. Most of these are graced with a YouTube link:

Top Dog

The Top Dog in January is from Dirty Dogs Agility League out of Parker, Colorodo. Spur, a Border Collie handled by Dana Nelson, finished this course with zero faults in 36.45 seconds:

First Place Team

The first-place team in January was Dirty Dogs Agility League out of Parker, Colorodo. Spur, our top scoring dog zero faults in 35.98 seconds:

Spotlight Dog of the Month

Our spotlight dog of the month Dirty Dogs’ second place dog, Rusty. Rusty is a Heeler/Lab Cross handled Sarah Rohr. They completed the course with 5 faults and a time of 66.2:

February 60×90 Masters League

New teams are always welcomed to join us for NDAL league play. You are welcome to join any of our ongoing leagues. The February 2021 National Dog Agility League games and courses have been published here:

https://wp.me/p2Pu8l-kg

We will continue to publish “historical” courses while the IDAL goes through some changes at the head office.

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Questions comments & snide remarks should be directed to Melissa Wallace at pagc.live@gmail.com.The web store is now closed. All payments for the IDAL should be directed to this page: http://pagc.live/ndal.htm. The products that were previously available will be published in the future.

January 2021 50×70 Fast & Fun Results

February 5, 2021

January is over, and now we can post the results for the 50×70 Fast & Fun League. Six clubs have reported results for this League for January.

We continue using “historical” courses. These are courses that have been played before. The efforts of dogs playing in January earn Lifetime Performance Points (LPP), as the historical performances are ranked with the new performances. The LPP is a measure of rank.

50×70 Fast & Fun January 2021 Results

The January 2021 50×70 Fast & Fun league was a numbered course designed by Dennis Vogel back in July 2017. Dennis is one of our Team Captains.

A Numbered Course is scored Time, Plus Faults.

Results

Follow this link to view individual performance by dogs and their handlers. Most of these are graced with a YouTube link:

Top Dog

The Top Dog of all the clubs reporting in January is from the first-place team, Agility Dream Dogs out of Albion, New York. Gracie, a Border Collie handled by Gary McCarthy, finished this course with zero faults in 28.48 seconds:

First Place Team

Agility Dream Dogs out of Albion, New York was our first-place team. The top scoring dog was Gracie the Border Collie handled by Gary McCarthy. They were also the month’s Top Dog. Gracie finished the course with zero faults in 34.56 seconds:

Second Place Team

The second-place team in January is AQ4U’s Fast & Furryous out of Brooks, Kentucky. The top scoring dog was Peak, a Border Collie, handled by Christina Wakefield. Peak and Christina finished this course with zero faults in 31.69 seconds:

Third Place Team

K9cation out of Hudson, Colorado was our third-place team. Jasper, a Chocolate Labrador, was handled by Shana Goodwin. Jasper finished the course with zero faults in 34.56 seconds:

Fourth Place Team

The fourth-place team in January is K9 Powersports out of Grand Junction, Colorado. The top scoring dog was Keiji, a Papillon, handled by Geoff Teare. They finished the course with zero faults in 36.22 seconds:

Fifth Place Team

Cloud Nine out of Maple, Minnesota was our fifth-place team. The top scoring dog was Navi the Border Collie handled by Ali Kuschel. Navi finished the course with zero faults in 33.9 seconds:

Sixth Place Team

All Breed Training Club of Akron out of Tallmadge, Ohio was our sixth-place team. The top scoring dog was Savvy, a Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever handled by Cindy Fink. Savvy finished the course with zero faults in 36.19 seconds:

Spotlight Dog of the Month

Our spotlight dog of the month is Chexa from AQ4U’s Fast & Furryous in Brooks, Kentucky. Chexa is a speedy American Eskimo handled by Ann Embry. They finished the course with zero faults in 40.88 seconds:

February 60×90 Masters League

New teams are always welcomed to join us for NDAL league play. You are welcome to join any of our ongoing leagues. The February 2021 National Dog Agility League games and courses have been published here:
https://wp.me/p2Pu8l-kg

We will continue to publish “historical” courses while the IDAL goes through some changes at the head office.

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Questions comments & snide remarks should be directed to Melissa Wallace at pagc.live@gmail.com.The web store is now closed all payments for the IDAL should be directed to this page: http://pagc.live/ndal.htm. The products that were previously available will be published in the future by Bud Houston Houston.Bud@gmail.com.

January 2021 60×90 Masters Results

February 3, 2021

January is over, and now we can post the results for the 60×90 Masters League. Three clubs have reported results for this League for January.

We continue using “historical” courses. These are courses that have been played before. The efforts of dogs playing in January earn Lifetime Performance Points (LPP), as the historical performances are ranked with the new performances. The LPP is a measure of rank.

60×90 Masters January 2021 Results

The January 2021 60×90 Masters league was a numbered course designed by Dennis Vogel back in July 2017. Dennis is one of our Team Captains.

A Numbered Course is scored Time, Plus Faults.

Results

Follow this link to view individual performance by dogs and their handlers. Most of these are graced with a YouTube link:

The Top Dog of all the clubs reporting in January is from the second-place team, POTC Thunder Pawz out of Brimfield, Illinois. Gus, a Border Collie handled by Liz Clements, finished this course with zero faults in 34.79 seconds:

First-Place Team

The first-place team in January was Jumpin’ K-9 out of Temecula, CA. The top scoring dog for Jumpin’ K-9 was Speed, a nice Papillon handled by Brenda Piper. Speed and Brenda finished this course with zero faults in 35.98 seconds:

Second-Place Team

POTC Thunder Pawz out of Brimfield, Illinois was our second-place team. Gus, a Border Collie handled by Liz Clements was also our Top Dog. They finished this course with zero faults in 34.79 seconds:

Third-Place Team

Jumping C Crew out of Exeter, California was our third-place team. Swiper is an All American handled by Cindy Snowden.  Swiper finished the course with zero faults in 35.44 seconds:

Spotlight Dog of the Month

Our spotlight dog of the month is Max a nice-looking Pug handled by Liz Clements from Jumping C Crew. Nice distance! They completed the course with 0 faults in 50.09 seconds:

February 60×90 Masters League

New teams are always welcomed to join us for NDAL league play. You are welcome to join any of our ongoing leagues. The February 2021 National Dog Agility League games and courses have been published here:
https://wp.me/p2Pu8l-kg

We will continue to publish “historical” courses while the IDAL goes through some changes at the head office.

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Questions comments & snide remarks should be directed to Melissa Wallace at pagc.live@gmail.com. The web store is now closed. All payments for the IDAL should be directed to this page: http://pagc.live/ndal.htm. The products that were previously available will be published in the future.

$$$ New Payment Processing Link $$$

February 1, 2021

There are only two costs associated with the International Dog Agility League – Dog Registration and Run fees. Dog Registrations are a one time fee of $10, and the registration is valid for the life of the dog. Run fees are $1 for each run and are submitted to the Secretary of the IDAL using the link below. Each attempted run should be submitted and the fee paid.

http://pagc.live/ndal.htm

Let me know if you encounter problems. My email is pagc.live@gmail.com.

New IDAL Secretary and Payment Processing

January 31, 2021

I will be your new secretary for IDAL. As of February 1st, please send me all scoresheet results at pagc.live@gmail.com with Bud in either the To: line or CC:.

Also on February 1, 2021, we will be changing the payment processing link to a different account. I will remove the link that takes you to the dogagility.org webpage, and substitute a different link. Providing, of course, that all goes as planned! I will make another post when I have the link live.

December 2020 36×85 Fast & Fun Results

January 1, 2021

2020 is in the books for 50×70 Fast & Fun league play. Congratulations to the Championship Team, Dirty Dogs Agility League out of Parker, Colorado. Dirty Dogs finished the year earning 1944 Lifetime Performance Points, 166 greater than the nearest rival.

Two clubs have reported results for the 36×85 Fast & Fun League in December.

We are using “historical” courses, which have been played before. The efforts of dogs playing in December earn Lifetime Performance Points (LPP), as the historical performances were ranked with the new performances. And LPP is a measure of rank.

36×85 Fast & Fun December 2020 Results

The December game for the 36×85 Fast & Fun league was a Looper.

Briefing

A Looper is a numbered sequence that is twice repeated, without stopping. The design should make the transition between the two performances central to the riddle of the course.
This game is scored Time, Plus Faults. Follow the numbers, keep the bars up, and have fun.

Results

Follow this link to view individual performance by dogs and their handlers. Most of these are graced with a YouTube link:

Standings120120D36x85.pdf

Top Dog

The Top Dog in November represented the first-place team, Dirty Dogs Agility League. Ollie, an English Shepard handled by Heather Cotterman, finished this course with zero faults in 35.37 seconds:

PAWS4FUN out of Kemptville, Ontario, Canada finished December in second place, and finishes the year as the second-place team in the 36×85 Fast & Fun league.

The top scoring dog for Paws4Fun was Dune, a Labrador handled by Catherine Woolham. Dune and Catherine finished the Looper with 5 faults in 59.46 seconds:

January Courses and Beyond?

New teams are always welcomed to join us for NDAL league play. You are welcome to join any of our ongoing leagues. The January 2021 National Dog Agility League games and courses have been published here:

https://wp.me/p2Pu8l-jH

We will continue publishing “historical” courses so long as the world is required to stay at home and maintain social distances that make organized sports difficult to play. These courses are appropriate for small groups and individuals that have the capacity to build full courses.

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Questions comments & impassioned speeches to Bud Houston Houston.Bud@gmail.com. Visit our web store: www.dogagility.org/newstore. You’ll find in the web store The Book of Agility Games, a comprehensive reference to all manner of agility games played for competition and fun around the world. Last chance before this web store closes!

December 2020 60×90 Masters Results

January 1, 2021

2020 is in the books for 60×90 Masters league play. Congratulations to the Championship Team, Jumpin’ K-9’s out of Temecula, California. Jumpin’ K-9’s finished the year earning 6436 Lifetime Performance Points, more than 2000 greater than the nearest rival.

Three clubs have reported results for the 60×90 Masters League in December.

We continue using “historical” courses, which have been played before. The efforts of dogs playing in December earn Lifetime Performance Points (LPP), as the historical performances were ranked with the new performances. And LPP is a measure of rank.

60×90 Masters December 2020 Results

The December 2020 60×90 Masters league was a numbered course designed by Bud Houston. This course was originally run in the NDAL in June 2017.  

A Numbered Course is scored Time, Plus Faults.

Results

Follow this link to view individual performance by dogs and their handlers. Most of these are graced with a YouTube link:

Standings120120C60x90.pdf

The Top Dog of clubs reporting in December represented the third-place team, Jumping C Crew out of Exeter, California. Gus, a Border Collie handled by Liz Clements, finished this course with zero faults in 29.02 seconds:

The first-place team in November was Jumpin’ K-9’s out of Temecula.

The top scoring dog for Jumpin’ K-9’s was Speed, a Papillon handled by Brenda Piper. Speed and Brenda finished this course with zero faults in 34.94 seconds:

POTC Thunder Pawz out of Brimfield, Illinois finished December in second-place. Swiper, an All American handled by Cindy Snowden, finished the course with zero faults in 33.07 seconds:

January Courses and Beyond?

New teams are always welcomed to join us for NDAL league play. You are welcome to join any of our ongoing leagues. The January 2021 National Dog Agility League games and courses have been published here:

https://wp.me/p2Pu8l-jH

We continue to publish “historical” courses so long as the world is required to stay at home and maintain social distances that make organized sports difficult to play. These courses are appropriate for small groups and individuals that have the capacity to build full courses.

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Questions comments & impassioned speeches to Bud Houston Houston.Bud@gmail.com. Visit our web store: www.dogagility.org/newstore. You’ll find in the web store The Book of Agility Games, a comprehensive reference to all manner of agility games played for competition and fun around the world. Last chance before this webstore closes!

December 2020 50×70 Fast & Fun Results

January 1, 2021

2020 is in the books for 50×70 Fast & Fun league play. Congratulations to the Championship Team, AQ4U’s Fast & Furryous, out of Brooks, Kentucky. AQ4U finished the year earning 8285 Lifetime Performance Points, more than 3000 greater than the nearest rival.

Seven clubs have reported results for the 50×70 Fast & Fun League in December.

We are using “historical” courses, which have been played before. The efforts of dogs playing in December earn Lifetime Performance Points (LPP), as the historical performances were ranked with the new performances. And LPP is a measure of rank.

50×70 Fast & Fun December 2020 Results

The December 2020 50×70 Fast & Fun league game was a Numbered Course, designed by Bud Houston. This game was first run in the NDAL in June of 2017.

Briefing

A Numbered Course is scored Time, Plus Faults. Follow the numbers, keep the bars up and hit the paint.

Results

Follow this link to view individual performance by dogs and their handlers. Most of these are graced with a YouTube link:

Standings120120B50x70.pdf

The Top Dog among clubs reporting in December represented Agility Dream Dogs out of Albion, New York, the first-place team in December. Gracie, a Border Collie handled by Gary McCarthy, finished this course with zero faults in 24.69 seconds:

The second-place team in November was AQ4U’s Fast & Furryous out of Brooks, Kentucky. Biz, an Australian Shepherd handled by Beth Henderson, finished the course with zero faults in 27.46 seconds:

The top scoring dog for the third-place team, K9 Powersports out of Grand Junction, Colorado was Riley, a Border Collie handled by Lynette Randleman. Riley and Lynette finished this course with zero faults in 34.88 seconds:

The top scoring dog for K9cation out of Hudson, Colorado, was Jasper, a Chocolate Lab handled by Shana Goodwin. Jasper finished the course with zero faults in 35.68 seconds:

The top scoring dog for Cloud Nine in New Hope, Minnesota was Asher, a Miniature Schnauzer handled by Susan Weyrauch, who finished this course with zero faults in 36.5 seconds:

The top scoring dog for PAWS4FUN, out of Kemptville, Ontario, Canada was Dune, a Labrador handed by Catherine Woolham. Dune and Catherine finished the course with zero faults in 36.49 seconds:

The top scoring dog for All Breed Training Club Of Akron in Tallmadge, Ohio was Savvy, a Toller handled by Cindy Fink, who finished the course with zero faults in 36.19 seconds:

January Courses and Beyond?

New teams are always welcomed to join us for NDAL league play. You are welcome to join any of our ongoing leagues. The January 2021 National Dog Agility League games and courses have been published here:

https://wp.me/p2Pu8l-jH

We will continue publishing “historical” courses so long as the world is required to stay at home and maintain social distances that make organized sports difficult to play. These courses are appropriate for small groups and individuals that have the capacity to build full courses.

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Questions comments & impassioned speeches to Bud Houston Houston.Bud@gmail.com. Visit our web store: www.dogagility.org/newstore. You’ll find in the web store The Book of Agility Games, a comprehensive reference to all manner of agility games played for competition and fun around the world. Last chance before this webstore closes.