Team partners may be organised at club level or inter-club level. Alternatively, members may direct a general request to the ADAAchat email list asking for a partner or team mates. If you ask around at your club, or an ADAA competition, you will probably find a partner. Another option is to contact the Competition Secretary … Read moreWays to Find a Pair or Team to Join
This is my first report as ADAA Chair and I’m delighted to be leading this great organisation. My first experience in the sport of agility was through ADAA and I have always admired the great sense of community this organisation has. It’s this sense of community that has inspired me to become more involved in … Read moreFrom the ADAA Chair … April 2012
~ by Tracey Swan So you’re heading out in your car with your dog. People with sedan or hatchback type cars open the door and in the dogs get. Others who drive utes or trucks often allow their dogs to travel on the trayback of the vehicle. I have a couple of questions I would … Read moreHow does your dog travel?
Aspiring ADAA judges may obtain, at any time from ADAA, a Judges’ Training Programme Expression of Interest Pack. A current copy of the Agility Regulations is required to complete the Pre-Acceptance Assignment. Judges who successfully complete the initial programme are recognised as Level 1 judges and are not responsible for designing courses (can judge using … Read moreAgility Judges’ Training Programme
You’ve got the hang of this agility thing. You follow the numbers from 1 to 20. As long as your under the Standard Course Time (SCT), then your right. It takes no extra thought, apart from the challenges set by the judge (sometimes this is no small feat, but on with the story). You arrive … Read moreGames – Where Do I Start? ~ by Natalie Kirkwood
Marion is a Judge and designs many interesting Games courses. Other resources on games include: Games – Where do I Start? (article by Natalie Kirkwood, includes log book sample) Wild Strategic Tunnels – Pairs Game Debrief (article by Marion Allen, includes the course design) Finding a Team or Pair (tips on getting a partner or … Read moreThe Games We Play! ~ by Marion Allen
When dealing with anyone at any ADAA event, we should all remember that we are all volunteers and are not being paid for our time in any way. Therefore, we should all possess competition etiquette or good manners. I shall start with competition entries. When filling out your entry form details, please ensure you mark … Read moreAgility Competition Etiquette ~ by Karen Coggan
On application for Title, “original” Clear Round and / or Qualifying Certificates and payment may be presented to an ADAA judge, for dogs that earn a Title during the first days of a multiple day competition. In order for the title to be effective for the second day, the Application and all associated paperwork / … Read moreHow to Apply for Titles over Multiple Day Competitions