Sanctioned Agility Trial
January 1-3, 2010
High Goal Farm
(indoors, 1 ring on mats)
Our judge was Nancy May - THANKS!!
Congratulations to the following new title winners!
Linda Armstrong and Kody, C-ATCh
Ditz, 10,000 Lifetime Points Award
Donna Legg and MacGyver, Level 2 Fun, Handler and Standard - and Level 1
Well, we had 2 winners - both of whom were competing as specialist (which Sandy did in her last year competing in CPE), and were enjoying their last trial before retiring from agility. How fitting, how perfect. The winners were Lois Hammond and Bailey, and Debbie Wlodarski and Sampson. Congratulations to them both!
The following teams had a perfect
weekend - congratulations!
Friday, January 1
Saturday, January 2
Sunday, January 3
For those of you interested in Chris Schultz's recipes from the yummy food she provided later in the day each day, here they are!
Makes enough for a large party.
4 (8 ounce) packages fat free cream cheese
Preheat oven to 350
Lightly grease a large (at least 13 x 9) baking pan and sprinkle with bread
Bake 30 minutes or until cheese is brown. (Times will vary depending on what
cheese you use, so keep an eye on it!)
Serve with tortilla chips, crackers, even veggies.
This recipe will FILL a large slow cooker
3 pounds hamburger (85% fat)
In the largest frying pan you can find…
Add the olive oil. Cook the onion and mushrooms (if using) until tender. Remove onions to slow cooker.
In frying pan, brown the hamburger. Add red wine. Reduce heat and let simmer to cook off alcohol. Pour off fat. Lightly season with spices to taste and add to slow cooker.
In slow cooker, stir 4 cans of soup into hamburger mixture. Heat on high until bubbling. Reduce to low.
Gradually stir in sour cream, checking seasonings frequently. (You may not want to use all the sour cream.)
When satisfied, if desired, gently fold in the noodles. Or, keep mixture separate and serve on top of noodles.
Preheat oven to 375
In food processor or powerful blender, add the eggs, livers, garlic powder and parsley. (Be sure to crush the parsley in your hand before dropping it in. That helps kill the smell!)
Blend until smooth. Gradually mix in the cornmeal.
Lightly grease a 9” pan and pour mixture in.
Bake 35 - 40 minutes. Let cool. Cut into small squares and thaw as needed.
For a special occasion, frost with chicken baby food and decorate with dog cookies, greenie sprinkles, etc…
December 26, 2009 - Confirmations have gone out.
This trial is full to capacity!
We are going to do our best to move the trial along efficiently
while making sure everyone has a safe and successful run and gets their
time in the ring. Walk
throughs will be timed at 7 minutes all weekend long.
We will be counting on our volunteers (thank you so, so much!) to
help make the weekend go smoothly.
Please listen to both the general briefing in the morning and the
judge’s class briefings for ways we can make the trial run more
There are a few rules that we're asking people to follow so that we can use High Goal Farm for future trials. The pond, barn, livestock, woods, and Cerilli house are off limits to anyone at the trial. Anything else that is roped off is also off limits to anyone at the trial. There is a large field on the side of the agility building for exercising your dogs. Dogs not in the warm up area or in the ring must be leashed at all times. No smoking is allowed in the building. No alcohol or drugs are allowed at the trial site. Please clean up after yourself and your dog(s). There will be garbage receptacles for dog waste, cigarette butts, and any other garbage. Please bring water for your dogs. Crating space is limited, so please conserve space by stacking crates if possible and by using only high occupancy x-pens. Please be considerate of folks who will be crating their dogs in their vehicles by leaving the parking spaces adjacent to the building for them. Thanks in advance for complying with the above requests. In addition, please note that the building will be kept at approximately 58 degrees, so come prepared to dress in several light layers while in the building.
· Perfect weekend rosettes will be awarded to teams achieving Q’s in all 12 runs.
1st Annual “Heart of
Check-in, Measuring, and Starting Times:
Thursday: Check in, measuring, and setup on Thursdsay night (12/31) from 5:00-6:30 PM.
Also, from 4-8 pm
will be open for setup starting at 6:45am
TENTATIVE CLASS SCHEDULE:
The following class, level, and height order is tentative, and subject to change if necessary.
Friday, January 1 (Small to Large dogs)
Saturday, January 2 (Large to Small dogs)
Levels 1/2, 3/4/5/C
Jackpot All Levels (will run in 2 groups: 16-24”
and then 4-12”)
Only a few copies of the run catalog will be available at the trial. The catalog will be available for download and printing a few days before the trial on www.agiledogs.net
The volunteer schedule will be posted on the AgileDogs website the week before the trial. Thanks to all who volunteered!
Please do not worry about conflicts between classes you’re working and classes you’re running in. All workers will be accommodated. You can move your dog within a class to make sure you have time to concentrate on having a successful run with your 4-footed partner.
If your job for a given class is timer, scribe, assistant scribe, or gate steward, please report to the chief ring steward when the briefing for the class begins, so you can prepare for your job and so the judge can brief you if needed – thanks! If your job is anything not already mentioned, you can report any time before or during the walk through.
There will be no food vendor at this trial, but we’ll be getting subs on Friday and Sunday, and pizza on Saturday, for volunteers. If you’re not volunteering (that’s not many of you, I’m sure!) and want lunch, you can pay $5 and participate, but I recommend simply volunteering J
During the trial, move-ups will be taken at the show, and
must be submitted to the Show Secretary before the completion of the
last class of the day. Thank you for your cooperation.
From North or South (
From South or East, alternate route: Take Route 22 North through the
towns of Petersburgh and Hoosick. In
Trisha Stall, Trial Chairperson Trisha@agiledogs.net 518-331-7814
Marjorie Satll, Trial Secretary Marge@agiledogs.net 518-794-0168