How Action Dogs Club Members Can Claim
To be able to claim the discount on entries for the 24th March
trial you must enter a discount code which is available on the
Action Dogs Victoria Inc. facebook page.
Judges for the Royal
Tilley advises that Laura Schimke (Qld) and Sue Gonelli (Vic)
are the judges for Action Dogs at the Royal for 2018. Laura for
Agility/Jumping and Sue for Agility Games/Open Jumping.
Congratulations to both.
Secretary Tina Button advises that the Geelong Replacement Trial
will be held on Sat-Sun 26-27 May 2018.
Bairnsdale Trial Schedule Updated
a change of Judge - Sunday AM (Geoff Taylor)
Jan Cavalier March Trial Not
Being Held The Cavalier KCS Club have confirmed that the
Cavalier RTH Agility Trial will not be held in 2018.
Revised Agility Rules
Effective 1st Jan 2018 - Revised Rules For
Agility, Games & National Teams Events.
New Document -
How to Rubberize Agility Contact Surfaces -
Thanks to Katie Kisielnicki. Following requests for more
documented info to support the excellent video, Katie has
produced an easy-to-read step-by-step document,
New Victorian Judge -
As notified by Nikki -
Congratulations to Megan Smith on qualifying as an Agility
Judge. The Judges List on this website has been updated.
Dec New Trial For Victoria -
Sat 20 Oct
A new official affiliated dog club Awesome Paws Agility Training
Inc will hold its first Agility and Jumping trial on Saturday 20
Oct 2018.at KCC. The club has been formed by Geraldine and Katie
Kisielnicki both well known within the Victorian Agility
The present judges James Browne and Keith Millington, Club
President and Secretary plus myself have walked the grounds. We
have not had a lot of rain in Geelong however the ground
condition will not be suitable for the running of our trial.
We therefore have decided to POSTPONE our trial to a suitable
date in early 2018, pending approval. TBA
All entry fees will be transferred to the new date. There will
not be any extra fees added. The Club will bear any costs for
We we would like to thank everyone for their patience and
apologise to competitors who have made the trip here.
See you in 2018.
GODC trial sec.
Sat-Sun 2-3 Dec
Note: The Committee of GODC have had a discussion in regards to
our trial this weekend and we will not be cancelling at this
point in time.
Please see below the Dogs Vic weather policy for floods.
Dogs Victoria regulation for extreme weather
Part thereof: 7.6.8
Gale Force Winds / Thunderstorms / Flood. If gale force winds,
thunderstorms or floods are predicted for the district where the
show is to be held then: (a) The show MAY be cancelled or
(b) A wait and see approach may be adopted and
1. If the show proceeds, judging must stop during thunderstorms
or periods of heavy rain.
2. Judging may continue without a lunch break.
3. If possible the show may be moved inside.
4. If the committee of the affiliate deem the show to be unsafe
once it has commenced, the show must be cancelled
5. Should a show be cancelled after commencement all awards will
Procedures for Affiliates and exhibitors to follow: 1. The
forecast temperature for the district where the show is to be
held will be as advised on the Elders Weather Website (www.eldersweather.com.au)
We will walk the grounds tomorrow (Fri) approx. 2pm with
Saturday's judges to assess.
UPDATE - GEELONG
TRIAL - MESSAGE FROM TINA
I have secured the Geelong Showgrounds for our trial. Woohoo! Entry via gate 2. Once in, drive straight on and you will see the oval. We will be set up. STRICTLY NO VEHICLES ON THE OVAL, GAZEEBO's allowed.
Camping is available on site at $25 per night. You MUST see the Ground Manager - Bill on arrival. When you enter via gate 2 park to the left and you will see the gate to his office....
GATE 2 BREAKWATER RD, East Geelong
We will have a BBQ set up for brekkie and lunches.
Ice cream supplier may be there, depends on demand.!!
Committee will be at the Club tomorrow (Friday) to load our items which will go into storage in case of building flood.
I have hired a budget truck and will be loading the agility equipment in there around lunchtime, if anyone is in Geelong early and is available to assist, that would be very much appreciated.
Catalogue should be out later today.(Thur)
Linda advises that an amended schedule may be required. More
news later today.
Note: Updated schedule has been issued.
2018 Agility Calendar -
The January to
December 2018 trials have been added to the
Calendar. Data is from Dogs Vic via Nikki. Would Trial
Secretaries please check your Club's trials/dates. Thanks
A number of options
are listed for Geelong. Thanks to Carole Sparks
Top Dog Info Updated
arrangements, results, running order, photos & videos, etc.
Please advise any problems, suggestions, etc via contact page.
26 May 17
The Dog Levy per dog payable to DV has been increased for 2017
to $4 per dog per trial at KCC Park/Bulla and to $3 at all other
venues. (Show Dog Levy is $2.50 at any venue) Thanks to Janet
18 May 17
AG CH 300 Wilarra.
Michele Moore's Wilarra - The story
Click Here. AG CH 500 Arwen.
Andrew & Stephanie's Arwen story .
PS: Do any
other AG CH teams want to tell their story? Have a number of
untold AG CH stories that can be completed. Even if it is only
the main details and a photo.
16 May 17
FOR INTEREST ONLY.
The NSW methodology for selecting the NSW Team for the 2018 Vic
has acquired a set of 'full curtain timing gates' that are
available for hire.