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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.

December 2019 NDAL League Courses

November 12, 2019

Following is a preview of the December 2019 courses and games for NDAL league play. November is the final month of the Fall series.

54X70 Games

The December game for the 54×70 Games league is a game called Lucky 13, designed by Dennis Vogel. This is a more complicated game than we typically play in NDAL league play. It can be challenging to the scorekeeper. This game should be approached with a considerable sense of humor.

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Briefing

The object of Lucky 13 is to collect as many points as possible while correctly performing a total of 13 obstacles – no more, no less – with the thirteenth obstacle being the tire. The course design is up to the handler. Each obstacle is assigned a value indicated by the cone next to it. Some obstacles may have two different point values indicated by the cones.

Scoring begins when the dog crosses the start line and ends at 50 seconds for big dogs and 55 seconds for small dogs. Total game time stops when the dog goes on the table which is not counted as an obstacle.

General

If the dog correctly performs more than 13 obstacles, only the first 13 count for points;

Each obstacle done correctly over OR under 13 incurs a special fault;

Each bi-directional obstacle (as indicated on course map) may be done once in each direction for points. Each direction correctly performed will count as one of the thirteen obstacles required;

Repeated obstacles will not count for the obstacle count or assigned obstacle points;

The tire must be the thirteenth obstacle, done in either direction, to avoid a special fault. Note: the opposite tire direction may be used in the handler’s course design.

The table is live at all times and stops the clock. No specific position is required on the table to stop the clock.

Notes on faulted obstacles:

Each faulted obstacle incurs 5 faults (missed contacts, knocked bars, etc.) and there are no failure to perform faults;

A faulted obstacle is not included in the count of 13 obstacles to be done; and may not be repeated for points.

Notes on special faults ~ Ten point faults assessed for:

Each obstacle MORE or LESS than the required 13; and

The tire NOT being the thirteenth obstacle.

Scoring

Lucky 13 is scored Points, Then Time. The dog with the most points wins. Time

 

50×70 Fast & Fun

The December game for the 50×70 Fast & Fun league is a numbered course, designed by Dennis Vogel.

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Briefing

A numbered course is scored Time, Plus Faults.

 

60×90 Masters

The December game for the 60×90 Masters league is a numbered course, designed by Dennis Vogel.

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Briefing

A numbered course is scored Time, Plus Faults.

 

36X85 Fast & Fun

The December game for the 36×85 Fast & Fun league is a numbered course, designed by Dennis Vogel.

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Briefing

A numbered course is scored Time, Plus Faults.

An Open Invitation to New Players

New clubs are always welcome to join ongoing play. Download the scorekeeping worksheet below; contact the League Secretary to help with the details at  Houston.Bud@gmail.com.

Existing league franchises will be emailed their scorekeeping worksheets set up with their current rosters.

 

Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TopDogAgilityPlayers/

Read our blog: https://topdogagilityplayers.wordpress.com/

 

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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 2019 October Results

November 1, 2019

The first month of the NDAL 54×70 Games league, Fall series, featured a game called Pole Jacks, designed by Bud Houston.

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Pole Jacks is like the children’s game of jacks. Doing the weave poles is the bounce obstacle. First bounce, then pick up one point; bounce, and pick up two points… and so forth until time expires. Dogs have 50 seconds. Time begins at first legal entry into weave poles; time ends at the table.

On any fault the dog must bounce again (do the weave poles) and reattempt the number for the pick-up.

Jumps are 1 point; tunnels 3, the A-frame 5. The score is the highest number picked up. Points for a partial pick-up convert to a decimal value.

Pole Jacks is scored points, then time.

Results

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

Standings100119A54x70.pdf

 

Top Dog

The Top Dog in the October 54×70 games league represented Agility Dream Dogs out of Albion, New York. Chase, a Sheltie handled by Lydia Hofmann. Chase and Lydia finished with 6.4 points in 48.32 seconds:

 

First Place Team

Country Dream Agility in Waterford, Ohio earned a very narrow win in October. The top scoring dog for Country Dreams was Katniss, a Mix handled by Bud Houston. Katniss and Bud finished the game with 6 points in 55.5 seconds:

 

Second Place Team

Agility Dream Dogs out of Albion, New York finished second in the October game, close on the heels of the first-place team. As the Top Dog in October has already been featured, next highest score from this team was earned by Suka, a Sheltie handled by Della Sliker. Suka finished the game with 6 points in 50.46 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 Cody, a Mini American Shepherd handled by Gary Reeves. Cody and Gary finished the game with 5.4 points in 55.74 seconds:

 

November 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 November 2019 league games and courses have been published here:

https://wp.me/p2Pu8l-b1

 

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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.

50×70 Fast & Fun 2019 October Results

November 1, 2019

The first month of the Fall Series NDAL 50×70 Fast & Fun featured a game called Looper.

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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:

Standings100119B50x70.pdf

 

Top Dog

Representing AQ4U’s Fast & Furryous out of Brooks, Kentucky, the top scoring dog in the October 2019 50×70 Fast & Fun league was Blade, a Border Collie handled by Brian Wakefield. Blade and Brian finished the Looper with zero faults in 30.45 seconds:

First-Place Team

Agility Dream Dogs out of Albion, New York finished in first place in October by a healthy 20-point margin. The top scoring dog for Agility Dream Dogs was Chase, a Sheltie handled by Lydia Hofmann. Chase and Lydia finished the Looper with zero faults in 31.03 seconds:

 

Second-Place Team

Clermont County All Breed All Stars out of Milford, Ohio earned the second-place finish in October. The top scoring dog for Clermont County was Hooker, a Golden Retriever handled by Linda Setters. Hooker and Linda finished the Looper with zero faults in 32.72 seconds:

 

Third-Place Team

Finishing third in October in the 50×70 Fast & Fun league was AQ4U’s Fast & Furryous out of Brooks, Kentucky

As we’ve already featured AQ4U’s top scoring dog as the league Top Dog, we will share AQ4U’s #2 performance. Ace, a Border Collie handled by Lori Vowels finished the Looper with zero faults in 35.07 seconds:

 

November 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 November 2019 league games and courses have been published here:

https://wp.me/p2Pu8l-b1

 

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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 October Results

November 1, 2019

The first month of the NDAL 60×90 Masters league Fall series featured the game Call, Direct and Send!

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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.

 

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:

Standings100119C60x90.pdf

Top Dog

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:

 

November 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 November 2019 league games and courses have been published here:

https://wp.me/p2Pu8l-b1

 

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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.

36×85 Fast & Fun 2019 October Results

November 1, 2019

The first month of the NDAL 36×85 Fast & Fun league Fall series featured a hybrid game called Louganis Looper.

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This is a combination of two games: Louganis and Looper.

Louganis – The dog will earn 10 bonus points if the handler can lead out past the first line before the dog gets four paws onto the dogwalk; and another 10 points if the handler can lead out past the second line.

Looper – The dog will run the numbered sequence twice, excepting that the dog must be on the table when the handler attempts a lead-out for the second try at Louganis (and earn more bonus points). The clock stops when the dog is on the table, and runs when the dog is off the table. On and off the table will earn a standard fault.

A Louganis Looper is scored Time, Plus Faults, Less Bonuses.

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:

Standings100119D36x85.pdf

 

Top Dog

The top scoring dog in the October 2019 36×85 Fast & Fun league plays for Dog Ranch Inc out of North Gower, Ontario, Canada.

Aiden, a Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever handled by Marko Agterberg finished the game with zero faults, scoring 40 on the bonus in 42.1 seconds, for a final score of 2.1.

Unfortunately ALL of Dog Ranch’s videos were lost because of a faulty memory card. Gail Docherty, captain of the Dog Ranch team, writes “I’m sure our videographer will likely not use a new card in his camera on league day ever again”.

First-Place Team

Country Dream Agility in Waterford, Ohio starts the Fall series with a narrow win. The top scoring dog for Country Dream was Kory, a Border Collie handled by Bud Houston. Kory and Bud finished the game with zero faults, earning 40 points on the bonus, in 42.57 seconds, for a final score of 2.57:

 

Second Place Team

Dog Ranch Inc out of North Gower, Ontario, Canada managed a close second-place finish in October. As previously noted, Dog Ranch lost all of their video in October.

 

Third Place Team

K9 Manners & More out of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma came in at third-place in October, not all that 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, scoring 40 points on the bonus, in 49.34 seconds, for a final score of 9.34:

 

November 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 November 2019 league games and courses have been published here:

https://wp.me/p2Pu8l-b1

 

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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.

November 2019 NDAL League Courses

October 26, 2019

Following is a preview of the November 2019 courses and games for NDAL league play. November is the second month of the Fall series.

54X70 Games

The November game for the 54×70 Games league is a game called Puppy Cannon.

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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.

 

 

50×70 Fast & Fun

The November game for the 50×70 Fast & Fun league is a numbered course.

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Briefing

A numbered course is scored Time, Plus Faults.

 

60×90 Masters

The November game for the 60×90 Masters league is a numbered course.

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Briefing

A numbered course is scored Time, Plus Faults.

 

36X85 Fast & Fun

The November game for the 36×85 Fast & Fun league is a numbered course.

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Briefing

A numbered course is scored Time, Plus Faults.

 

An Open Invitation to New Players

New clubs are always welcome to join ongoing play. Download the scorekeeping worksheet below; contact the League Secretary to help with the details at  Houston.Bud@gmail.com.

Existing league franchises will be emailed their scorekeeping worksheets set up with their current rosters.

Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TopDogAgilityPlayers/

Read our blog: https://topdogagilityplayers.wordpress.com/

 

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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.