April 2022 40×85 Results

This post is for the results of the 40×85 League of the IDAL. The April course is the final game of this season. The April course is a fun game designed by Cindy Valdez who represents Jumpin’ K-9’s in Temecula, California.

If you would like to design courses for the league or learn how to design courses, give me a shout. I will add you to our group.

The efforts of dogs playing in April earn Lifetime Performance Points (LPP). The LPP is a measure of rank based on how each dog placed in relation to all the other dogs. The IDAL keeps a catalog of all the courses run since the league inception. When a course is run a second, third, fourth… time, the scores of ALL the dogs who have ever run the course are maintained in field. New runs are compared and ranked with the old runs. This ranking is a unique system in the agility world. It allows competitors to do such things as compare a current run to an older run by the same dog or visualize how handling has changed over the years. Honors (titles) are conferred based on the total LPP of a dog as well as the performance in each season.

40×85 Course for April 2022

This game has been dubbed “Hop Into Spring.”  Scored Time, plus faults.

40×85 Regular Results

Follow the links below to view individual performances by dogs and their handlers. Most have YouTube links:

Top Dog

The Top Dog for the month is Kiah, an All Canadian handled by Cindy Warrick. This team represents Dirty DogsAgility League in Parker, Colorado.  They had zero faults with a blistering time of 34.61 seconds.

First-Place Club – 134 LPP

Dirty Dogs Agility League in Parker, Colorado took first place this time. Their top dog was Kiah, an All American handled by Cindy Warrick. They ran the course with zero faults in 25.81 seconds.

Second-Place Club – 115 LPP

PAWS4Fun in Ontario, Canada took first place team in April. Haley, an All Canadian handled by Rachel Denny, took top dog for the club. They incurred a 5-point fault but ran in a t the bar at a time of 42.56 seconds.

Third-Place Club – 90 LPP

The third-place club was Sport Dogs Jalisco. The top dog for the club was Chocorrol, an All American handled by Guadalupe Espinosa. They ran the course with 5 faults in 46.09 seconds.

40×85 Initiate/Dabbler Results

Although the Initiates and Dabblers ran the same course, they are also ranked among their skill level. Please note that not all teams have five dogs. Follow the links below to view individual performances by dogs and their handlers. Most have YouTube links:

Top Dog

The Top Dog for the month is Kepler. Kepler, a Miniature Poodle handled by Sheila Smail, took the top spot. This team represents PAWS4Fun in Ontario, Canada. They ran the course with zero faults in 50.37 seconds.

Second-Place Dog

The second-place dog is Chocorrol, an All American handled by Guadalupe Espinosa. They ran the course with 5 faults in 46.09 seconds. They represent Sport Dogs Jalisco in Mexico.

Third-Place Dog

The third-place dog was Cody. Cody is a Bichon handled by Maria Elena Perez. They ran the course with zero faults in 52.94 seconds.

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Questions comments & snide remarks should be directed to Melissa Wallace at pagc.live@gmail.com.All payments for the IDAL should be directed to this page: https://www.ultimuttds.com/payment-processing. Bud Houston’s Book of Games is available for download at https://www.ultimuttds.com/product-page/houston-s-book-of-agility-games. All donations from the sale will go to Bud Houston.

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