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Sanctioned Agility Trial

March 31 - April 1, 2012

High Goal Farm

Greenwich, NY

(indoors, 1 ring on mats, enclosed with ring gating)

Our judge will be Rose Zontek

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Saturday catalog           Sunday catalog

Saturday worker's schedule            Sunday worker's schedule

List of dogs that need to get measured


March 25, 2012

Hello, Exhibitors!

Thank you for entering the March 2012 CPE Trial hosted by AgileDogs Agility Training.  This is your entry confirmation. We have a total of 145 dogs entered for 402 runs on Saturday and 394 runs on Sunday.  
 

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 efficiently.

Site Details:   

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.

Awards:   

·         Perfect weekend rosettes will be awarded to teams achieving Q’s in all 12 runs.

Special Raffle:

AgileDogs is holding a special raffle which will help our fellow local competitor, Lisa Norris, who has a medical condition that is severely impacting her breathing. The testing and treatments are covered by insurance, but the trips to Boston for diagnosis and treatment are not covered, and the treatments require hotel stays for multiple overnight trips. Money is tight for Lisa right now, and needless to say this is a big hardship for her.

All raffles will be drawn on Sunday, April 1st at this trial. Prizes at the raffles are: 50/50 (50% of the money is given to the winner); a 10' agility tunnel; and an Italian Food/Condiments Basket donated by Gary and Jean Guyon.

See me, Bob Domfort, Chris Penna or Jean/Gary Guyon at the trial to purchase raffle tickets.

Check-in, Measuring, and Starting Times:

Friday:         There will be no check in or measuring on Friday night (3/30), but you may set up any time
                   during run throughs (4pm-7pm)

From 4-8 pm Wendy Cerilli will be holding run throughs at the trial site, on a nested standard course.  The cost is $6 for the first run and $4 for each additional run with the same dog.  Even if you have not pre-registered, you can still participate in run throughs.  Contact Wendy Cerilli, agilitytraining@yahoo.com 518-692-8758, for more information.


Saturday:      
Building will be open for setup starting at 6:45am
                    
Check-in and measuring will be from 7:00 – 7:30
                   
General/Judges’ briefing 7:30, 1st dog on the line immediately following course walkthrough

Sunday:        Building will be open for setup starting at 6:45am
                    Check-in and measuring will be from 7:00 – 7: 15
                   
General/Judges’ briefing 7:15, 1st dog on the line immediately following course walkthrough

There will be NO measuring of dogs AFTER the Judges Briefing begins each day – ALL DOGS WITHOUT A PERMANENT HEIGHT CARD MUST BE MEASURED before the Judges’ Briefing in order to show that day – THERE WILL BE NO EXCEPTIONS.

TENTATIVE CLASS SCHEDULE

The following class, level, and height order is tentative, and subject to change if necessary.

Saturday, March 31 (Small to Large dogs)

   FullHouse      All Levels (will run in 2 groups; 4-12”, then 16’24”)
   Jackpot         Levels 4/5/C, 3, 1/2
   Standard       Levels 4/5/C, 3, 2, 1
   Wildcard       Levels 1/2, 3/4/5/C

Sunday, April 1 (Large to Small dogs)

   Colors           Levels 1/2, 3/4/5/C
   Standard       Levels 4/5/C, 2/3, 1
   Snooker        Levels 1/2, 3/4/5/C
   Jumpers        Levels 3/4/5/C, 1/2

CATALOGS:

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

Volunteers:

The volunteer schedule will be posted on the AgileDogs website by Wednesday 3/28.  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.

Food

We are pleased to have Pork n Jojos, Eric and Joanne Lapine, as our food vendor!  They will be offering breakfast and lunch all weekend, and will be located outside at the “back” end of the building.  Volunteers will get lunch tickets good at the food vendor.

MOVE-UPS - CLOSING DATE: 

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. 

The deadline for contacting the secretary with move ups or corrections before the trial is the end of day on Tuesday, March 27th.  Any changes to entries made after that date will be subject to a $5 service change fee.


RULES: 

CPE has initiated new rules effective February 1, 2007; review the CPE website for details (www.k9cpe.com).


Directions to the Trial Site:

From North or South (Saratoga Springs): take Exit 14 of I-87 (Northway) and follow the signs for Rte 29, east. Go 9 miles on Rte 29 to Schuylerville. Take a right at Cumberland Farms. Go 0.3 miles to the light and take a left at the light, following Rte 29. You will pass the Washington County Fairgrounds. 2.7 miles past the fairgrounds, take a right at the Battenkill Vet Clinic onto Rte 40, south. Go 0.3 miles. Take a left onto Bulson at the Elks Club. Go 0.4 miles. Take a right onto Hegeman's Bridge Road, Go 0.2 miles and take a left onto Louse Hill Road. Go 0.2 miles and turn right up the driveway to High Goal Farm.

From South or East, alternate route: Take Route 22 North through the towns of Petersburgh and Hoosick. In Cambridge, take a left onto Route 372 West, and follow for 10 miles. Take a left on Hill Street (this is the end of Route 372, it's at a traffic light); follow for 1.4 miles (it becomes Hegeman Bridge Road). Turn left onto Louse Hill Road, follow for 0.2 miles and turn right up the driveway to High Goal Farm.

Trisha Stall

 


Contact information:

Trisha Stall, Trial Chairperson  trisha@agiledogs.net or 518-331-7814
Marjorie Stall
, Trial Secretary  marge@agiledogs.net or 518-794-0168