AAC-Sanctioned Agility Trial
Limited Entry, Drive-Thru
June 12 & 13, 2021

Closing Date: June 6, 2021

Paws4Fun Agility

2840 Taylor Rd, Kemptville, On, K0G 1K0

Please Do NOT mail to the above address

Trial Secretary: TrialsSecretary@Paws4FunAgility.ca

Judges

Adrian Meunier, John Willis

MEMBERS ONLY Opening Date: April 26,2021

Opening Date:  May 1, 2021

Early Bird Closing Date:  May 15, 2021

Closing Date:  June 6, 2021 (or when full)

Day 1 (Saturday  Morning)
Judge: Adrian Meunier (provisional) 
 Starters Gamblers #1
 Starters Snooker #1
Day 1 (Saturday Afternoon)
Judge: John Willis
Masters Gamblers #1 << FULL, waitlist only
 Master Snooker #1 << FULL, waitlist only
Day 2 (Sunday Morning)
Judge: Adrian Meunier (provisional)
 Advanced Gamblers #1
 Advanced Snooker #1
Day 2 (Sunday Afternoon)
Judge: John Willis
 Masters Gamblers #2
 Masters Snooker #2

Start Times:

Morning competitors will be assigned to a one hour time slot that begins at 9am, 10am, 11am or noon.

Afternoon competitors will be assigned to a one hour time slot that begins at 2pm, 3pm, 4pm or 5pm.

(Please do your best to arrive no more than 15 minutes before your time slot.)

Price List:

Price per run = $20

FEO Price per run = $15

Member Discount = $3 per run

Early-bird Discount = $2 per run

Multiple-run Discount = $1 per run when a dog is entered into 4 or more events (does not apply to FEO runs)

General Information - (Limited Entry Trial)

This is an Agility Association of Canada (AAC) sanctioned trial that will be held under AAC rules and regulations. Note that the Paws4Fun Agility Trials Organizing Committee reserves the right to refuse any entry. There shall be no refunds for acts of God, inclement weather, missed runs, entries withdrawn after the closing date, if a dog and/or handler are dismissed from competition, regardless of the reason for such dismissal, or in the event the dog is absent on the day of the trial. However, refunds will be given to a competitor whose bitch comes into season or whose dog is injured, provided that the trial secretary (TrialsSecretary@Paws4FunAgility.ca) is informed prior to the trial date and a certificate from a veterinarian is provided at that time, if required. It is the Paws4Fun Agility policy to provide, on a case-by-case basis, either refund of monies or credits to be used at a future trial based on a decision by the Board of Directors, however, an administrative fee may be retained on all refunded entries. FEO runs are allowed. Please indicate them on the entry form.

>> COVID-19 Pandemic rules: any competitor who elects not to attend the trial because they answer "yes" to any of the Ontario Passive Screening Questions, or receives a result of "Do Not Go" on the Ontario Customer Screening tool, before the trial or when arriving at the Trial, will receive a full refund, or credits to be used at a future trial.

Title Trial: Dogs will be divided into 6 height groups (4", 8", 12", 16", 20", and 24") in 4 divisions (Regular, Special, Veteran and Double Drop Veteran). Masters Standard is open to dogs with an AADC title. Advanced Standard is open to dogs with an ADC title. Starters Standard is open to dogs that do not have an ADC title. Masters Games are open to dogs who have 3 corresponding Advanced Games qualifying scores (Q’s) under 2 different judges. Advanced Games are open to dogs who have 2 corresponding Starters Games Q’s under 2 different judges. Starters Games are open to dogs who have not earned 2 corresponding Starters Games Q’s under 2 different judges. Team Relay and Steeplechase are open to all levels. Note that move-ups will be allowed during the trial, provided space, time and sequence of events allow.

Obstacles: All obstacles conform to AAC specifications. Obstacles include A-frame, Dog Walk, See-Saw, Weave Poles, Table, Flexible Tunnels, Self-Healing Tire Jump, Ascending Spread Jump, Triple Jump, Double Bar Jump, Wall Jump, and Single Bar Jumps (winged and wingless). All contacts are rubberized. An electronic timing system (ETS) will be used for all events.

Facilities: The trial will be held outdoors on the Paws4Fun Agility grass fields and will proceed rain or shine. Portable washrooms are available. Bring your own seating, drinking water and dog crates. There is plenty of space for setting up shade tents, which are recommended, as shade is limited. There will be access to a pool with non-potable water to cool the dogs. For those who wish to crate their dogs in their cars, all parking space is inside the fenced perimeter. Note that while events are running in Ring #1 the perimeter gate will be closed, and vehicles will not be allowed to enter or exit.

>> COVID-19 Pandemic rules: There will be no tenting at this Trial, please crate your dog in or at you car. There will be no cooling pool provided, so please have a plan to keep your dog cool. Please maintain social distancing by remaining at least 2 meters from competitors and crew. Masks must be worn at all times on the property, including course walk-through, except while actively running an event in a ring.

Dog Aggression: All dogs must be kept in an X-pen, crate, in your car, or on leash when not in the ring (this includes the grounds and parking lot). Note that the use of retractable leashes is not permitted on the Paws4Fun grounds. In order to avoid incidents of dog aggression towards other dogs and/or people, please give all dogs lots of room and be aware of your dog’s behaviour at all times. Any dog engaging in aggressive behaviour at any time will be required to leave the grounds. In such cases, NO refunds will be issued.

>> COVID-19 Pandemic rule: Dogs must social distance as well please-6 feet apart at all times unless they are from the same household.

Ring Etiquette: If you are not entered in a specific event, you are NOT permitted in the ring during the walk-through. Food is not allowed in the ring at any time. Non-audible toys in good condition are allowed in the ring only during FEO runs and may be thrown up to 10 feet.

>> COVID-19 Pandemic rules:  Mask wearing is not mandated while actively running an event in the ring. Masks must be worn at all times while in the ring for course walk-through - if you cannot wear a mask during the walk through, please make that clear in your entry form so that accommodations may be made.

Awards: Ribbons and rosettes will be available. If you realize after the trial that you earned a title, please contact the Trials Secretary at TrialsSecretary@paws4funagility.ca

        - Qualifying Rosettes for all event qualifiers in Starters, Qualifying Ribbons in Advanced and Masters 

        - Ribbons minimum awarded for 1st through 4th place, in each of Mini, Medium and Open

        - Title Rosette for any dog achieving an AAC title at the trial

>> COVID-19 Pandemic rules:  Ribbons and rosettes will not be awarding in ceremony, and there will be no placement ribbons awarded. Please let a crew member know if you have earned a ribbon and/or rosette and the Trials Director will get them for you.

Directions to Paws4Fun Agility: see the Location page

Motels will accept guests with dogs under certain conditions:
Ottawa: Southway Inn, 613-737-0811
Kemptville: Knights Inn, 613-258-5939
Smith Falls: Best Western, 613-284-0001
Smith Falls: Rogers Motel, 613-283-5200

Campgrounds accepting guests with dogs:
Kemptville: Rideau River Provincial Park 613-258-2740

Oxford Station: Wildwoods Campgrounds 613-258-2940

Veterinarian on Call:
Cranberry Hill Animal Hospital
Dr. Kelly Ferguson
2895 Leeds and Grenville 43, Kemptville, ON K0G 1J0 (613) 258-5745

Online Entry Form
For June 2021 AAC Trial - Drive-thru Trial Format

The following events are Full, accepting entries for wait list only:

- Masters Gamblers #1, Saturday

- Masters Snooker #1, Saturday

Instructions:

  1. Click - the big green Entry Form button (enter up to 4 dogs per form).
  2. Fill - the form, and click on the SUBMIT button at the bottom of the entry form
    • Your completed entry will be emailed to the Paws4Fun Trials Secretary.
    • A copy of your completed entry will be emailed to you.
  3. Pay - by the option you selected in your entry form, using instructions therein.

Your entry will be confirmed via email by the Paws4Fun Trials Secretary when accepted. Your entry is not valid until accompanied by the correct entry fee.

Entries will not be accepted after the Closing Date, 6 June 2021.

PayPal Buttons

The prices shown in the buttons below are per run. When you are taken to the PayPal page, change quantity to the number of runs you are entered in and click on update.

MEMBERS June-2021 AAC Trial Fee Per Run
NON-MEMBERS June-2021 AAC Trial Fee Per Run
MEMBERS June-2021 AAC Trial Fee FEO Per Run
NON-MEMBERS June-2021 AAC Trial Fee FEO Per Run