December28, 29 & 30 2012
BOSTON TERRIER CLUB OF
(Licensed Club of American Kennel Club)
THREE ALL BREED AGILITY TRIALS
This Event is Accepting Entries for Dogs Listed in the AKC Canine Partners Program
(Held under AKC Rules and Regulations)
Opening Date October 26, 2012 8:00 am 1st Received
Closing Date December 8, 2012 6:00 pm
GRAYS HARBOR FAIRGROUNDS
32 Elma-McCleary Rd Elma WA 98541
Limited to 660 RUNS PER DAY
Not to exceed 330 runs per day per judge
Robyn Veneema – Fri EX only STD & JWW & All Levels
Time2Beat, Sat NOV/OPN FAST& All Levels of JWW,
Sun All Levels of STD
Cynthia Blanton – Fri ISC JWW, Sat EX FAST all levels
STD, Sun Time2Beat & All levels JWW
Trial Hours are 7 am to 6 pm. These trials will be held in two (2) 90’x
90’ rings inside on bark and dirt. Rings run simultaneously
Certification Permission has been granted by the American Kennel
Club for the holding of this event under rules and regulations- James
P. Crowley, Secretary Events 2012272909 (Dec 28), 2012272912
(Dec 29), 2012272913 (Dec30)
Enter this trial On-line at
www.AKC.org using your
“My AKC” account
OFFICERS OF THE BOSTON TERRIER CLUB OF WESTERN WA
Licensed club of the American Kennel Club ***ENTER VIA AKC's ONLINE ENTRY SERVICES***
President: Diana Terry 10731 133RD AVE. E Puyallup WA 98374
Vice President: Cynthia Trainer,62 Oak Park Dr SW Lakewood WE 98499 Go to the AKC Agility Online Entry Services home page at
Treasurer: Donna Melton, 15308 77th St NE Lake Stevens WA 98258
Secretary: Jeanne Bertsch 504 Clark AV N, Kent WA 98030
www.akc.org/AgilityEntry and follow the instructions there to use
Board Members: Helen Johnson, Martha Dunn, Cheryl Ames your “My AKC” account to enter this event online.
Trial Chairperson: Helen Johnson For the first 48 hours the trial is open, entry limits are set as 50% paper
671 NE Conifer Dr, Bremerton, WA 98311 and 50% on-line. If either form of entry has not filled at the end of the
360-692-1440 email@example.com 48 hour time period, the club reserves the right to decrease or increase
Trial Secretary: Theresa Calter either one accordingly.
4705 SW Hinds St Seattle WA 98116 PAPER ENTRIES ONLY A maximum of 10 entries per envelope is
206-355-9205 Theresa@K9eventsNW.com allowed. Entries received within 24 hours of the opening date and time
Event Committee: Nancy Felt, Helen Johnson, Mike Johnson, must include postage or be metered and be delivered by a multi-
Donna McKay Randozzi, Ann Dillon, Glenn state/multi-national postal or carrier service including but not limited
Wilson, Linda Chapler and Bob Mathews to USPS, FedEx, UPS & DHL.
Judges: Opening Date October 26, 2012 8:00 am 1st Received
Cynthia Blanton (90980) PO Box 546, 16 Nighthawk, High Rolls Mtn Park, Closing Date December 8, 2012 6:00 pm
Robyn Veneema (90985) PO Box1652, Port Angeles, WA 98362-0033 JUDGING SCHEDULE
Robyn Veneema – Fri EX only STD & JWW & All Levels
VETERINARIAN ON-CALL Olympic Pet Emergency Time2Beat, Sat NOV/OPN FAST& All Levels of JWW, Sun All
(360) 455-5155 Levels of STD
4242 Pacific Ave SE, Lacey, WA 98503 Cynthia Blanton – Fri ISC JWW, Sat EX FAST all levels STD, Sun
Time2Beat & All levels JWW
A percentage of this trial’s proceeds will be donated to an animal Judging Begins 1pm on Friday w/Ex STD and 8:30 AM Saturday
charity. & Sunday w/FAST. These trials will be held in two (2) 90’x 90’rings
Entry Fee: One entry form per dog maybe used for all days. inside on dirt. Both rings may be running at the same time.
$23 first entry per dog per day
$15 each additional entry same dog same day OBSTACLES
Fees includes AKC recording fee of $3.50 for each dogs first run and For all three days the obstacles shall meet the specifications for
$3 each additional run same dog same day. obstacles in the edition of AKC Regulations for Agility Trials that will
Catalog: $10.00 a limited number of catalogues are available for take effect January 1 2012. All jumps will be displaceable, chute is six
purchase at the trial. Please pre-order catalogs using entry form. foot and the weave poles 24 inches on center. There will be no
A refund of the entry fee, less the AKC recording fees and judging fee
per day will be given for any bitch that comes into season with written
notification from a veterinarian provided to the Trial Secretary
before/at the trial.
EQUIPMENT subsequent runs for the 20”/24”/26” divisions. A warm-up area,
The equipment for this event is provided by K-9 Sports LLC. consisting of a regulation agility jump, will be provided.
Information on equipment rental can be obtained by contacting
Lori@k-9sports.com or calling (503) 632-2227. VOLUNTEERS
When a trial runs well it is because of the eight workers in each ring
VENDORS who keep the machine running. Volunteers are the key to a successful
Once again we will have a separate room for vendors & refreshments. trial and are greatly appreciated as well as rewarded. Our Chief Ring
Contact Helen Johnson, trial chair, to arrange booth space. Stewards will be using the white board each day to coordinate your
help with your runs…Let us know if you would like to learn a new
AWARDS job or if you can help with set up or tear down.
Please let us know if you might finish your MACH or PACH at this
trial so we can be sure to have a suitable award on hand. DOGS ELIGIBLE TO ENTER
Ribbons will be awarded to qualifying runs & first through fourth This trial is open to all dogs fifteen (15) months of age or older that are
place in each height division in each class. A qualifying score is registered with the American Kennel Club or that have AKC Limited
required for all awards. All awards must be claimed at the show. Registration, Purebred Alternative Listing/Indefinite Listing Privileges
First Place: Blue Ribbon Second Place: Red Ribbon (PAL/ILP) or an AKC Canine Partners listing number or approved
Third Place: Yellow Ribbon Fourth Place: White Ribbon Foundation Stock Service (FSS) breeds. Dogs with a Purebred
Qualifying Score: Dark Green Ribbon Alternative Listing/Indefinite Listing Privileges (PAL/ILP) or an AKC
Canine Partners listing number must be spayed or neutered in order to
compete. Wherever the word “dog” is used it includes both sexes.
BTCWW's charity for this trial will be CHEW (Canine Health, Dogs are not allowed to compete if they are bitches in season,
Education and Welfare http://www.chewdogrescue.org/), an any-breed aggressive, blind or deaf, or suffering from any deformity, injury or
rescue group based in Gig Harbor. We will donate a minimum of 50 illness which may affect the dog’s physical or mental performance.
cents for each ribbon the exhibitor chooses not to take. Exhibitors should follow their veterinarians’ recommendation to
assure their dogs are free of internal and external parasites, any
MOVE-UPS communicable diseases, and have appropriate vaccinations.
Move-ups after entries close must be submitted to the Trial Secretary
in writing (email is acceptable) by 6 pm PST on December 24, 2012. CLASSES OFFERED
Moves-ups will be accepted each day of the trial for the following trial A complete set of rules for all classes is available from the American Kennel
day and must be submitted in writing no later than 30 minutes after the Club (8051 Arco Corporate Dr Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27617-3390) or from
trial ends each day. the AKC web site (www.akc.org). It is the exhibitor’s responsibility to enter
their dog in the correct class. The Trial Secretary cannot make any changes
(except move-ups as noted) after the closing date of the trial. Be sure to
WALK-THROUGHS AND WARM-UPS
check your entry form carefully and make certain you have entered the
Handlers in all classes will be permitted to walk the course without a correct class(s). Also carefully check all correspondence with the trial
dog prior to the start of a class. At the judge’s discretion, if the size of secretary to ensure you have been correctly entered.
the entry for any class might inhibit a safe and fair walk-through by
handlers, height divisions may be used to divide the walk-through into ISC JWW Details of this non-titling class are available in Chapter 13 of the
groups, e.g. walk-through for the 8”/12”/16” division handlers AKC Agility Rules. Briefly, this class is open only to dogs that are eligible to
followed by runs for those height divisions; then walk-through and compete in BOTH the Excellent Standard class and the Excellent Jumpers
With Weaves class, Regular or Preferred, at the time of the trial’s closing.
The course will have typical JWW equipment; however, course design is
more in line with international competition and so you may see challenges DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO GRAYS HARBOR
not typically found in AKC. The ISC class is split into three jump heights: FAIRGROUNDS (32 Elma-McCleary Rd Elma WA 98541)
dogs measuring 13 ¾ inches and/or less at the withers jump 14 inches, dogs
FROM NORTH I-5
measuring 16 7/8 inches at the withers and/or less jump 18 inches, and dogs
measuring greater than 16 7/8 inches at the withers jump 26 inches. Dogs EXIT 104 US 101 N towards Aberdeen/Port Angeles
may not jump at a lower jump height. Take WA 8 W towards Montesano/Aberdeen
BEFORE your reach Elma turn RIGHT onto FAIRGROUNDS
HEIGHT DIVISIONS RD
The following jump height divisions shall be used in all trial classes: RIGHT onto OLD WA 410/ Elma-McCleary HWY
8 inches for dogs 11 inches & under at the withers or 4” Preferred FROM SOUTH I-5
12 inches for dogs 14 inches & under at the withers or 8” Preferred EXIT 88B towards Aberdeen
16 inches for dogs 18 inches & under at the withers or 12” Preferred Slight RIGHT onto US 12/ HWY 99
20 inches for dogs 22 inches & under at the withers or16” Preferred US 12 BECOMES WA 12
24 inches for dogs over 22 inches at the withers or 20” Preferred RIGHT onto E MAIN ST
26 inches at the owner’s request E MAIN ST becomes OLD WA 410/ Elma-McCleary HWY
All Dogs without height cards must be measured by the judge.
Overnight RV Parking is available at Grays Harbor Fairgrounds on a
first come first serve bases. You will pay the fairgrounds directly upon
arrival. Cost is $20 per night with or without hookups. Handicapped
spots are limited.
Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds
32 Elma-McCleary Road Elma, WA
Rates and pet information is subject to change. Please confirm all
details when making reservations.
Guest House Inn & Suites (formerly Microtel) 360-482-6868
800 E Main St Elma WA 98541
Parkhurst Motel 360-482-2541
208 E Main St Elma WA 98541
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR EXHIBITORS It is expressly understood that exhibitors alone are responsible for
All dogs must be on leash at all times except when in the ring or the behavior of their dogs and/or children. Any exhibitor whose
when in the designated agility warm-up area. AKC does not dogs and /or children create unnecessary disturbances or repeatedly
permit pinch/prong collars, electrical or special training collars engage in unsafe or disruptive behavior may, at the discretion of the
anywhere on the trial grounds. Trial Committee, be asked to leave the Trial site. In such cases, no
The safety of dogs is of primary concern. By entering the Trial, refund of any fees paid will be made.
exhibitors acknowledge that they are familiar with the rules and It is a requirement of the AKC, the club and the facility that dogs
regulations of the sport, and that their dogs are familiar with and be on leash at all times except in designated off-leash areas.
able to perform all obstacles safely. Owners must clean up after their dogs or they may be barred from
Confirmation of entry and schedule of judging time will be sent via
email if one is provided to the address on the official AKC entry
form after the closing date. If an exhibitor has not received from CONFIRMATION PROTOCOL
the trial secretary a copy of the schedule and confirmation of If an email address is provided, an email confirmation will be sent at
entry at least seven days prior to the show, contact Theresa the time of processing, 48 hours after the trial closes and for every
Calter (Theresa@K9EventsNW.com or (206) 282-6503). move-up or correction. You need to have your filter set to allow email
Returned checks do not constitute a valid entry. with attachments from firstname.lastname@example.org . Paper
confirmations will only be sent when an email is not provided. To help
Conditional, unsigned, incomplete, illegible, telephone or emailed overcome the time it takes for USPS delivery, please check after
entries cannot be accepted. Entries not on official AKC forms or closing at www.K9EventsNW.com under Upcoming Trials for
photocopies of AKC forms without the signed agreement and details about this trial’s judging order, entry statistics, worker schedule
rules on the reverse side of the official AKC entry form are not and general information.
Entry fees will not be refunded in the event of errors or cancellation You may make any changes necessary to your entry before closing but
of entries after the published closing date, or in the event a dog is after closing, the secretary may only process move-ups (not moving
absent, disqualified, sick, lame, excused by the Veterinarian or down to a lower level nor switches between regular and preferred
Judge, or barred from competition by the Trial Committee or the tracks) and corrections to dog/owner/handler information.
AKC. No entry fee will be refunded if the trial cannot open or be
completed for reason of riots, civil disturbances, fire, act of God, OWNERS/HANDLERS ARE RESPONSIBLE for checking each
public emergency, act of public enemy, or any other cause beyond dog’s entry and information each time it is sent and contacting the trial
the control of the organizing committee. secretary immediately if a correction/change needs to be made. All
The Boston Terrier Club of Western Washington, Grays Harbor changes and corrections must be submitted in writing and email is
Fairgrounds, K9 Sports and K9 Events NW assumes no preferable (email@example.com ).
responsibility for any loss, damage or injury sustained by
exhibitors, handlers, or spectators, or to any of their dogs or Always bring a paper copy of your confirmation
property, and further assumes no responsibility for injury to any letter to the trial along with your dog’s AKC jump
child not under the control of his or her parents or guardians.
height card otherwise the database is the final
authority for the day’s information.
OFFICIAL AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB ENTRY FORM AKC Rules, Regulations, Policies and Guidelines are available on the American Kennel Club Web site, www.akc.org
Boston Terrier Club of Western Washington AGREEMENT
Fri Dec 28, Sat Dec 29, & Sun Dec 30 2012
Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds 32 Elma-McCleary Rd Elma WA 98541 I (we) agree that the club holding this event has the right to refuse this entry for cause which the club shall deem
Entries close at 6:00 PM PDT, December 8, 2012-- Limited to 660 runs sufficient. In consideration of the acceptance of this entry and of the holding of this event and of the opportunity to have the
dog judged and to win prizes, ribbons, or trophies, I (we) agree to hold the AKC, the event-giving club, their members,
Make checks payable to BTCWW directors, governors, officers, agents, superintendents or event secretary and the owner and/or lessor of the premises and
Mail entries/ fees: K9 Events NW, 4705 SW HINDS St Seattle, WA 98116 any provider of services that are necessary to hold this event and any employees or volunteers of the aforementioned parties,
Entry Fees per dog: $23 first entry, $15 each additional entry same dog same day and any AKC approved judge, judging at this event, harmless from any claim for loss or injury which may be alleged to have
(includes AKC recording fees) Catalog $10.00 been caused directly or indirectly to any person or thing by the act of this dog while in or about the event premises or grounds
Fri: Standard JWW T2B ISC JWW Sun: Standard JWW T2B or near any entrance thereto, and I (we) personally assume all responsibility and liability for any such claim; and I (we) further
Sat: Standard JWW FAST agree to hold the aforementioned parties harmless from any claim for loss, injury or damage to this dog.
IMPORTANT: CAREFULLY READ INSTRUCTIONS ON REVERSE SIDE BEFORE FILLING OUT) Additionally, I (we) hereby assume the sole responsibility for and agree to indemnify, defend and save the
BREED VARIETY aforementioned parties harmless from any and all loss and expense (including legal fees) by reason of the liability imposed by
law upon any of the aforementioned parties for damage because of bodily injuries, including death at any time resulting
therefrom, sustained by any person or persons, including myself (ourselves), or on account of damage to property, arising out
SEX [ ] MY DOG NEEDS TO BE OFFICIALLY MEASURED HEIGHT AT WITHERS of or in consequence of my (our) participation in this event, however such, injuries, death or property damage may be caused,
[ ] MY DOG HAS A PERMANENT HEIGHT CARD and whether or not the same may have been caused or may be alleged to have been caused by the negligence of the
[ ] MY DOG HAS A TEMPORARY HEIGHT CARD aforementioned parties or any of their employees, agents, or any other persons. I (WE) AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF
ACTION, CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE ENTRY, EXHIBITION OR ATTENDANCE
CHOOSE EITHER REGULAR OR PREFERRED AND CIRCLE THE JUMP HEIGHT AT THE EVENT BETWEEN THE AKC AND THE EVENT-GIVING CLUB (UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED IN ITS
REGULAR CLASSES 8 12 16 20 24 26 PREFERRED CLASSES 4 8 12 16 20 PREMIUM LIST) AND MYSELF (OURSELVES) OR AS TO THE CONSTRUCTION, INTERPRETATION AND EFFECT OF
CIRCLE CLASS SELECTIONS – ONE PER TYPE (STD, JWW, FAST, T2B) THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE SETTLED BY ARBITRATION PURSUANT TO THE APPLICABLE RULES OF THE
STANDARD AGILITY JUMPERS WITH WEAVES FAST AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION. HOWEVER, PRIOR TO ARBITRATION ALL APPLICABLE AKC BYLAWS,
NOV-A NOV-B OPEN EXC-A EXC-B NOV-A NOV-B OPEN EXC-A EXC-B NOV-A NOV-B OPEN EXC-A EXC-B RULES, REGULATIONS AND PROCEDURES MUST FIRST BE FOLLOWED AS SET FORTH IN THE AKC CHARTER
AND BYLAWS, RULES, REGULATIONS, PUBLISHED POLICIES AND GUIDELINES.
NOV-P OPEN-P EXC-AP EXC-BP NOV-P OPEN-P EXC-AP EXC-BP NOV-P OPEN-P EXC-AP EXC-BP
TIME 2 BEAT NON-REGULAR AGILITY CLASSES if offered SELECT ISC JUMP HEIGHT INSTRUCTIONS
T 2B T2B-P INTERNATIONAL SWEEPSTAKES CLASS JWW 14 18 26 Handlers may opt to enter in a higher height division for all Regular titling classes, but not in a division
AKC® NAME (Include AKC titles only) CALL NAME OF DOG lower than their proper height division. Dogs entered in the Preferred classes must compete at the
required jump height and may not compete in a jump height division higher or lower than their proper
(Enter number below) DATE OF BIRTH
[ ] AKC® NO. All dogs that have not been officially measured for an Agility Jump Height Card may still compete;
[ ] PAL NO. [ ]ILP NO. PLACE OF BIRTH (LIST COUNTRY) however, they must be measured by a Judge of record, an Agility Field Representative, or a Volunteer
[ ] FOREIGN REG. NO. Measuring Official, prior to running. If measured by the Judge of record, that measurement will be valid
BREEDER for this trial or back-to-back trials only. If a measurement is necessary, it is the exhibitor's responsibility
to have their dog(s) measured prior to running.
SIRE Dogs listed in the AKC Canine Partners SM program may be eligible to enter all-breed AKC agility trials
at the club’s option. These dogs should be listed as All American Dog and must include their AKC
DAM number on the entry form and check the AKC No. box.
Junior Handlers should enter their Junior Handler number on the front of this form. Should you not have
ACTUAL OWNERS your Junior Handler number, it may be obtained from the American Kennel Club (919) 233-9767. If the
Junior Handler is not the owner of the dog identified on the face of this form, what is the relationship of
OWNERS ADDRESS NEW ADDRESS the Junior Handler to the Owner?
I CERTIFY that I am the actual owner of the dog, or that I am the duly authorized agent of the actual owner whose name I
have entered above. In consideration of the acceptance of this entry, I (we) agree to abide by the rules and regulations of The
CITY, STATE, ZIP + 4 American Kennel Club in effect at the time of this event, and by any additional rules and regulations appearing in the premium
list for this event, and further agree to be bound by the "Agreement" printed above on this entry form. I (we) certify and
represent that the dog entered is not a hazard to persons or other dogs. This entry is submitted for acceptance on the
HANDLER IF JUNIOR HANDLER, PLEASE ENTER # BELOW FEE ENCLOSED foregoing representation and Agreement. I (we) agree to conduct myself (ourselves) in accordance with all such Rules and
Regulations (including all provisions applying to discipline) and to abide by any decisions made in accord with them.
SIGNATURE OF OWNER OR HIS AGENT DULY
AUTHORIZED TO MAKE THIS ENTRY
EXHIBITOR / OWNER MUST READ AND SIGN THE REVERSE SIDE OF THIS FORM.
E-MAIL ADDRESS: AEAGL2 - (01/11)