We have reached the end of the spring season. This post is for the results of the 60×90 Masters League. Four clubs have reported results for this League for June. The top four scores are really close this month!
We have been using “historical” courses for a while now due to the COVID-19 pandemic. These are courses that have been played before. The efforts of dogs playing in June earn Lifetime Performance Points (LPP) based on the entire field of dogs who have competed on the course, including historical performances. The LPP is a measure of rank based on how they placed in relation to all the other dogs.
60×90 Masters June 2021 Results
The June 2021 60×90 Masters league was a numbered course Wayne Van Deusen in December 2017. The course is scored Time, Plus Faults.
Follow the links to view individual performances by dogs and their handlers. Most of these are graced with a YouTube link:
The Top Dog of all the clubs reporting in June is from the third-place team, Jumping C Crew out of Exeter, California. Alaska, an Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog handled by Liz Clements, took first place this month. They finished this course with zero faults in 32.96 seconds.
The Top Dog from 2017 was Gemma, a Border Collie handled by Susan Dawson. They represented United Colors of Agility in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. They completed the course with zero faults in a whooping 25.73 seconds. You gotta take a look!
In truth, I really do not think these two dogs can be compared. They represent completely different body structures which impact their physical abilities. The dog that came closest to that time was Trebuchet the Papillon in 28.41.
Unfortunately, she earned 5 faults for a dropped bar. Structurally, though, this Papillon is closer to the Border Collie than the Stumpy Tail. Hmm… I wonder if anyone in the past tried to score dogs based on body types?
First-Place Team – 713 LPP
The first-place team in June was Jumpin’ K-9’s out of Temecula, California. Their top dog was Tilly, an Australian Shepherd handled by Kaye Fitzpatrick. They had 0 faults and a time of 35.06 seconds.
Second-Place Team – 611 LPP
Jumping C Crew out of Exeter, California was our second-place team. The top scoring dog for was Alaska, this month’s Top Dog. Alaska had 0 faults and a time of 32.96 seconds.
Third-Place Team – 592 LPP
K9 Powersports out of Grand Junction, Colorado. Trebuchet took their top spot. She is a Papillon handled by Geog Teare. They finished this course with 5 faults in 28.41 seconds.
Fourth-Place Team – 589 LPP
POTC Thunder Pawz out of Brimfield, Illinois was our fourth-place team this month. Nokona, a Labrador Retriever, topped their roster. Nokona and Katie Middleton finished this course with zero faults 38.9 seconds. Unfortunately, the video is marked as private.
Spotlight Dog of the Month
Our spotlight dog of the month is Xena running for Jumpin’ K-9’s out of Temecula, California. Xena, an Australian Cattle Dog handled by Althea Roman, completed the course with 0 faults in 41.61 seconds.
July 60×90 Masters League
New teams are always welcomed to join us for IDAL league play. You are welcome to join any of our ongoing leagues. The July 2021 International Dog Agility League games and courses have been published here:
This is a new course for the new season.
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