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Dock Diving
dock diving

North America Diving Dogs will be holding an all-breed dock diving event at the 2017 Michigan Winter Dog Classic.

Splashes
Thursday, Jan 19, 2017
9 am-4 pm: Splashes #1, #2, #3 (First come-first serve.)
JUDGES BREAK at 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (Pool open for Try-its and Practice during this time)
4 pm-4:30 pm: Air Retrieve Practice
4:30 pm-5:30 pm (approx): Air Retrieve #101 (Set Jump Order)

Friday, Jan 20, 2017
9 am-4 pm: Splashes #4, #5, #6 (First come-first serve.)
JUDGES BREAK at 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (Pool open for Try-its and Practice during this time)
4 pm-4:30 pm: Air Retrieve Practice
4:30 pm-5:30 pm (approx): Air Retrieve #102 (Set Jump Order)

Saturday, Jan 21, 2017
9 am-4 pm: Splashes #7, #8, #9 (First come-first serve.)
JUDGES BREAK at 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (Pool open for Try-its and Practice during this time)
4 pm-4:30 pm: Air Retrieve Practice
4:30 pm-5:30 pm (approx): Air Retrieve #103 (Set Jump Order)

Sunday, Jan 22, 2017
9 am-3 pm: Splashes #10, #11, #12 (First come-first serve.)
JUDGES BREAK at 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (Pool open for Try-its and Practice during this time)

  • You must have a NADD Registration Number to enter. It is a one-time fee of $25.
  • Entries close January 17, 2017 at 11:59 PM. Enter online.
  • Entry fee: $25 per Splash per dog. Try-its cost $15.
  • Day of show entries may be available until limits are reached: 40 dogs per Splash, Air Retrieve/Vertical limits 10 dogs per Splash
  • Splashes include up to 4 minutes on the dock for 1 optional practice jump and 2 judged jumps. The jump order is first-come/ first-serve . When you are ready to jump, turn in your card to the judge (anytime up to 1 hour before splash end time) to hold your place in line.
  • Each distance jumping Splash allows 2 judged jumps, back to back. The longest jump of the two will be your Qualifying Score. (If you are using the optional practice jump to get your dog wet first, you MUST inform the judge prior to your practice jump) Four minute time limit on the dock per Splash.
  • Try-its will be allowed as space permits and during Splashes if no competitors are waiting to jump. Each dog will be given 3 minutes on the dock.
  • You can earn a Diving Dog Title at this event. You must have 5 Qualifying Scores within a Division. NADD titles are recognized by the AKC through the AKC Recognition Program.
  • Please read the official NADD Rules before you attend the trial.


For more information on NADD, Registration, Rules, Divisions and Titles
North American Diving Dogs