The Final month of the Spring Series NDAL 50×70 Fast & Fun featured a numbered course.
A numbered course is scored Time, Plus Faults.
Follow this link to view individual performance by dogs and their handlers. Most of these are graced with a YouTube link:
First Place Team
Clermont County All Breed All Stars in Milford, Ohio won each month of the Spring Series and is the Series champion. Three Clermont County Dogs took top-five placements in June.
The top scoring dog for Clermont County All Breed All Stars was Leela, a Border Collie handled by Brenda Gilday. Leela finished this course with zero faults in 28.72 seconds:
Second Place Team
AQ4U’s Fast & Furryous in Brooks, Kentucky took second- place each month in the Series. Representing AQ4U, the Top Dog in June was Brian Wakefield’s Blade, a Border Collie handled by Christina Wakefield. Blade and Christine finished this course with zero faults in 27.92 seconds:
Third Place Team
Agility Dream dogs out of Albion, New York finished June in fourth-place but managed to hold on to third-place in the Spring series. The top scoring dog for Agility Dream dogs was Bebe, an Australian Cattle Dog handled by Michael Hughson. Bebe finished this course with zero faults 33.37 seconds:
Fourth Place Team
Cloud Nine out of Maple Grove, Minnesota placed third in June, but stayed in fourth overall… by only two points. The top scoring dog for Cloud Nine in June was Siona, a Miniature American Shepard handled by Mark Meintsma, and placing third among all dogs in June. Siona and Mark finished this course with zero faults in 29.81
It’s the nature of league play that we get caught up in the performance of the team, and fine performances by individual dogs are lost in the mix. The 50×70 is the most competitive and intense of the NDAL leagues.
We’d like to acknowledge several dogs worth watching:
Playing for Mobile Bay Dog Training in Mobile, Alabama Faith, a Border Collie handled by Kristy Gunther finished in 9th place overall with zero faults in 33.2 seconds:
Playing for K9 Manners & More in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma Flicka, a Border Collie handled by Frances Scriminger finished in 10th place overall with zero faults in 33.37 seconds:
Playing for Sport Dogs Jalisco in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico Kiara, a Border Collie handled by Jackeline Barba finished in 14th place overall with zero faults in 33.82 seconds:
You can find the 50×70 Fast & Fun league April 2019 results, the first month of the Spring series, here:
Find the May results here:
New clubs are always welcome to establish NDAL franchises. For more information contact the NDAL League Secretary, Bud Houston firstname.lastname@example.org
We currently run four ongoing leagues based on footprint (size of the field) and the complexity and nature of the challenge. NDAL games and courses for July, the first month of the Summer series, have been published here:
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.