The first month of the NDAL 60×90 Masters league Fall series featured the game Call, Direct and Send!
Call, Direct and Send is a numbered course that contains three distance challenges that will earn the dog bonus points if performed without fault. Each bonus is worth 10 points.
Call ~ Handler leads out and calls the dog over jumps #1 and #2;
Direct ~ Handler remains on other side of containment as the dog does #6 and #7.
Send ~ Handler remains behind line while sending the dog for umps #17 to #19.
Call, Direct and Send is scored Time, Plus Faults, Less Bonuses.
Follow this link to view individual performance by dogs and their handlers. Most of these are graced with a YouTube link:
The Top Dog in the first month of the 60×90 Masters Fall series plays for Clermont County All Breed All Stars, out of Milford, Ohio. Hooker, a Golden Retriever handled by Linda Setters finished this game with zero faults, earning 30 on the bonus, in 32.57 seconds, for a final score of 2.57:
First Place Team
Clermont County All Breed All Stars, the team in Milford, Ohio had a convincing win in October, taking the top five placements.
The second-place dog in October also plays for Clermont County. Leela, a Border Collie handled by Brenda Gilday finished the game with zero faults, earning 30 on the bonus, in 32.79 seconds, for a final score of 2.79 seconds:
Second Place Team
K9 Manners & More out of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma finished in second-place for the month. The top scoring dog for K9 Manners was Flicka, a Border Collie handled by Frances Scriminger. Flicka and Frances finished the game with zero faults, earning 20 on the bonus, in 35.8 seconds, for a final score of 15.8:
Third Place Team
Country Dream Agility in Waterford, Ohio placed third overall in October, narrowly behind the second-place team. The top scoring dog for Country Dreams was Kory, a Border Collie handled by Bud Houston finished the game with zero faults, earning 30 on the bonus, in 36.33 seconds, for a final score of 6.33:
New teams are always welcome to join us for NDAL league play. You are welcome to join any of our four ongoing leagues. The November 2019 league games and courses have been published here:
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