General Information

2016 National Schedule:

The Annual Meeting will be 7:00 p.m., Wednesday evening
September 13, 2016 at the Strang Ranch in Carbondale Colorado.e

  • Entries for the National Finals must be postmarked on or before Aug. 1. Entry   Word   PDF
    No entries will be accepted after that date.
    Beginning on or before August 15, Joanne Murphy (our webmaster) will update the website entries received on a daily basis. Scratches will be filled up until the day before the trial starts. Please do not call either the Secretary or Webmaster to see if you are in. LOOK at the website.

    To cancel your entry in the National Finals, email Joanne at:

    To be guaranteed a refund, you must scratch before September 1. After that, you will receive a refund only if your spot is filled. It is the handler's responsibility to make sure your message was received and proper action was taken. Entries/wait list updates are posted within a few hours after cancellations are received, so please check the website to see if you are still on the entry list. If you are, call Joanne at (613) 456-6196.

    Beginning September 10, the only way to get into the Finals is to personally sign in at the secretary's trailer before 5:00 p.m. on the Monday before the finals starts (Sept. 12).

              (NO EXCEPTIONS - PLEASE, DON'T ASK.)

    At 5:00 p.m. on Monday, the Secretary will finalize the running order with any final scratches, filling the spots with the dogs on the sign in sheet. The dogs on the sign in sheet have to be entered by the August 1 entry deadline and will be given entry into the trial based on qualification points.

    Run Orders will be posted by September 1, 2016.

    An entrant must notify the trial secretary before the class begins each day (first dog to the post) in order to substitute to an alternate dog (listed on entry form) provided the alternate dog has sufficient qualifying points to be eligible (for the Open) or qualifying legs (for the Nursery. An alternate dog will not be substituted if there is a dog on the sign up sheet that has a greater number of qualification points.

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