Archive for December, 2019

36×85 Fast & Fun 2019 November Results

December 1, 2019

The second month of the NDAL 36×85 Fast & Fun league Fall series featured a numbered course designed by Bud Houston.

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A numbered course is scored Time, Plus Faults.

Results

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

Standings110119D36x85.pdf

 

Top Dog

The top scoring dog in the November 2019 36×85 Fast & Fun league plays for Dirty Dogs Agility League in Parker, Colorado (indeed, the only dog reporting for Dirty Dogs in November).

Ollie, an English Shepard handled by Heather Cotterman finished this course with zero faults in 37.66 seconds:

 

First-Place Team

Country Dream Agility in Waterford, Ohio continues to lead the Fall series with another narrow win. The top scoring dog for Country Dream was Kory, a Border Collie handled by Bud Houston. Kory finished the course with zero faults in 45.23 seconds:

 

Second Place Team

Dog Ranch Inc out of North Gower, Ontario, Canada again managed a second-place finish. The top scoring dog for Dog Ranch was Aiden, a Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever handled by Marko Agterberg. Aiden and Marko finished the course with zero faults in 50 seconds:

 

Third Place Team

K9 Manners & More out of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma again came in at third-place, and frankly is not all that far out of first place. The top scoring dog for K9 Manners was again Hotch, a Border Collie handled by Frances Scriminger. Hotch and Frances finished the game with zero faults in 53.19 seconds:

 

Worth Watching

The top scoring dog for Sport Dogs Jalisco in Guadalajara, Mexico was Broko, a Blue Heeler handled by Omar Alarcón. Broko finished with 20 faults in 56.11 seconds:

 

The top scoring dog for Matrix Dog in Westminster, Colorado was Dottie, a Danish Swedish Farmdog handled by Jennifer Giacchi. Donnie and Jennifer finished the course with 5 faults in 47.87 seconds:

 

December Courses

New teams are always welcome to join us for NDAL league play. You are welcome to join any of our four ongoing leagues. The December 2019 league games and courses have been published here:

https://wp.me/p2Pu8l-br

 

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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.

60×90 Masters 2019 November Results

December 1, 2019

The second month of the NDAL 60×90 Masters league Fall series featured a numbered course designed by Bud Houston.

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A numbered course is scored Time, Plus Faults.

Results

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

Standings110119C60x90.pdf

 

Top Dog

The Top Dog in the second month of the 60×90 Masters Fall series plays for Lucky Dog Agility in Winterville, Georgia. Traffic, a Border Collie handled by Kelly Noonan blistered the course, with zero faults in 30.21 seconds:

 

First Place Team

Clermont County All Breed All Stars, the team in Milford, Ohio had a convincing win in November, taking 8 of the top 10 placements.

The top scoring dog for Clermont County was Leela, a Border Collie handled by Brenda Gilday. Leela and Brenda finished this course with zero faults in 32.90 seconds:

 

Second Place Team

Lucky Dog Agility in Winterville, Georgia had a strong second-place finish in November, moving up to second place, from fourth, in the Fall series. As the Top Dog has already been featured, the second-best performance by Lucky Dog was Catch, a Border Collie handled by Anna Robertson. Catch finished the course with zero faults in 36.85 seconds:

Third Place Team

Jumpin’ K-9’s out of Temecula, California finished in third place for the month; but drops to fourth place for the Fall series. The top scoring dog for Jumpin’ K-9’s was Xena, an Australian Cattle Dog handled by Althea Roman. Xena and Althea finished the course with zero faults in 37.92 seconds:

 

Fourth Place Team

K9 Manners & More out of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma finished in fourth place for the month; and moves down to third place in the Fall series. The top scoring dog for K9 Manners was Hotch, a Border Collie handled by Frances Scriminger. Hotch and Frances finished the course with zero faults in 36.16 seconds:

 

Worth Watching

The top scoring dog for POTC Thunder Pawz in Brimfield, Illinois was Nokona, a Labrador Retriever handled by Katie Middleton. Nokona finished the course with 5 faults in 39.69 seconds:

 

The top scoring dog for Country Dream Agility in Waterford, Ohio was Phoenix, a Border Collie handled by Bud Houston. Phoenix finished with zero faults in 39.33 seconds:

 

The top scoring dog for Sport Dogs Jalisco in Guadalajara, Mexico was Dasha, a Border Collie handled by Rosa Alicia Esquivias. Dasha finished with 15 faults in 38.44 seconds:

 

December Courses

New teams are always welcome to join us for NDAL league play. You are welcome to join any of our four ongoing leagues. The December 2019 league games and courses have been published here:

https://wp.me/p2Pu8l-br

 

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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.

50×70 Fast & Fun 2019 November Results

December 1, 2019

The second month of the Fall Series NDAL 50×70 Fast & Fun featured a numbered course designed by Bud Houston.

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fA numbered course is scored Time, Plus Faults.

 

Results

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

Standings110119B50x70.pdf

 

Top Dog

Representing Agility Dream Dogs out of Albion, New York, the top scoring dog in the November 2019 50×70 Fast & Fun league was Chase, a Sheltie handled by Lydia Hofmann. Chase and Lydia finished this course with zero faults in 28.09 seconds:

 

First-Place Team

Clermont County All Breed All Stars out of Milford, Ohio earned the first-place finish in the November league. The top scoring dog for Clermont County was Leela, a Border Collie handled by Brenda Gilday. Leela and Brenda finished this course with zero faults in 30.52 seconds:

 

Second-Place Team

Agility Dream Dogs out of Albion, New York finished in second-place in November, but remain in first-place in the Fall series. As the Top Dog has already been recognized, the second-place dog overall also represented Agility Dream Dogs. Bebe, an Australian Cattle Dog handled by Michael Hughson finished this course with zero faults in 29.81 seconds:

 

Third-Place Team

K9 Powersports out of Grand Junction, Colorado finished the month with the third best team performance. K9 Powersports did not play in October, so aren’t likely to finish the series with a significant placement.

The top scoring dog for K9 Powersports was Keiji, a Papillon handled by Geoff Teare. Keiji and Geoff finished this course with zero faults in 30.2 seconds:

 

Fourth-Place Team

Finishing fourth in November in the 50×70 Fast & Fun league was AQ4U’s Fast & Furryous out of Brooks, Kentucky. AQ4U remains in third place in the Fall series. The top scoring dog for AQ4U was Maggie, a Parson Russell Terrier handled by Ann Embry. Maggie and Ann finished the course with zero faults in 32.88 seconds:

 

Worth Watching

The top scoring dog for Cloud Nine in Maple Grove, Minnesota was Guppy, a Brussels Griffon handled by Kelly McFaul-Solem. Guppy finished the course with zero faults in 34.22 seconds:

 

The top scoring dog for K9 Manners & More in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma was Hotch, a Border Collie handled by Frances Scriminger. Hotch finished with zero faults in 34.96 seconds:

 

The top scoring dog for Lucky Dog Agility in Winterville, Georgia was Lucy, an All American handled by Anna Robertson. Lucy finished the course with zero faults in 33.41 seconds:

 

The top scoring dog for Country Dream Agility in Waterford, Ohio was Kory, a Border Collie handled by Bud Houston. Kory finished with zero faults in 36.8 seconds:

 

The top scoring dog for All Breed Training Club in Tallmadge, Ohio was Savvy, a Toller handled by Cindy Fink. Savvy finished with zero faults in 39.94 seconds:

 

The top scoring dog for Pine in South Boardman, Michigan was Flynn, a Border Collie handled by Carrie Chase. Flynn finished with 5 faults in 36.67 seconds:

 

The top scoring dog for Matrix Dog in Westminster, Colorado was Dottie, a Danish Swedish Farmdog handled by Jennifer Giacchi. Dottie finished with zero faults in 36.46 seconds:

 

The top scoring dog for Rosetree DTC in Lexington, Kentucky was Sophie, an All American hanled by Elaine Luhr. Sophie finished with 5 faults in 38.87seconds. No video available.

 

The top scoring dog for Sport Dogs Jalisco in Guadalajara, Mexico was Tejuino, an All American handled by Guadalupe Espinosa. Tejuino finished with zero faults in 41.03 seconds. No video available.

 

December Courses

New teams are always welcome to join us for NDAL league play. You are welcome to join any of our four ongoing leagues. The December 2019 league games and courses have been published here:

https://wp.me/p2Pu8l-br

 

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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.

54×70 Games League Nov 2019 Results

December 1, 2019

The second month of the NDAL 54×70 Games league, Fall series, featured a game called Puppy Cannon, designed by Bud Houston.

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Puppy Cannon is a fast and furious game of handling, often used as a training game but suitable as a game of competition for top competitors.

Briefing

The objective of Puppy Cannon is for the dog to do three of the numbered sequences shown on the course map. The sequences can be taken in any order. The dog starts on the table and must begin with the pipe tunnel (the Puppy Cannon) before the performance of each of the three sequences.

Each sequence is bi-directional and all obstacles within the sequence are bi-directional.

After the final sequence the dog can go directly to the table to stop time or transition through the pipe tunnel (without penalty) to get to the table.

Note that the table is not “live” for ending time until the final sequence has been completed. A dog getting on the table before it is live, would be deemed a wrong course (5 faults).

Scoring

Puppy Cannon is scored Time, Plus Faults. The dog with the lowest score wins.

 

Results

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

Standings110119A54x70.pdf

 

Top Dog

The Top Dog in the November 54×70 Games league represented Agility Dream Dogs out of Albion, New York. Chase, a Sheltie handled by Lydia Hofmann finished with Top Dog honors in Puppy Cannon! Chase and Lydia finished the game with zero faults in 31.42 seconds:

 

First Place Team

Agility Dream Dogs out of Albion, New York won the November Games League competition and moved up into first place in the Fall series. The second-place dog overall, and second-place for Agility Dream Dogs was Bebe, an Australian Cattle Dog handled by Michael Hughson. Bebe and Michael finished the game with zero faults in 32.1 seconds:

 

Second Place Team

Country Dream Agility in Waterford, Ohio finished in second-place in November, and moved down to second-place in the Fall series. The top scoring dog for Country Dream was Phoenix, a Border Collie handled by Bud Houston. Phoenix and Bud finished the game with zero faults in 39.33 seconds:

 

Third Place Team

K9 Manners & More out of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma finished in third, not far behind the second-place team.

The top scoring dog for K9 Manners was Hotch, a Border Collie handled by Frances Scriminger. Hotch and Frances finished the game with zero faults in 34.05 seconds:

 

Worth Watching

The top scoring dog for Sport Dogs Jalisco out of Guadalajara, Mexico was Harry, a Parson Rusell Terrier handled by Omar Alarcón. Harry and Omar finished the game with zero faults in 41.06 seconds:

 

The top scoring dog for All Breed Training Club Of Akron out of Tallmadge, Ohio Savvy, a Toller handled by Cindy Fink. Savvy and Cindy finished the game with 5 faults in 40.65 seconds:

 

December Courses

New teams are always welcome to join us for NDAL league play. You are welcome to join any of our four ongoing leagues. The December 2019 league games and courses have been published here:

 

https://wp.me/p2Pu8l-br

 

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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 Joker’s Notebook, a series of workbooks dedicated to teaching agility dogs and their handlers to work at a distance apart.