ENTRIES OPEN: WEDNESDAY, Sept 1, 2010 at 8:00 a.m. At 51 Duncan Road, Lagrangeville, NY 12540 Entries Received Prior to OPENING DATE, will not be accepted ENTRIES CLOSE: FRIDAY, Nov. 19, 2010 at 6:00 p.m. Method of Entry is First Received Envelopes/transactions cannot have entries for more than the (10) dogs maximum. ( Premium List for Event #s: Sat 2010528803; Sun 2010528804__ Skyline Agility Club Novice Only Trial AKC LICENSED ALL-BREED AGILITY TRIAL SAT – SUN, December 4, 5 2010 Skyline Training Building Garnerville Holding Company 55 Railroad Avenue - Building #1 Garnerville, NY ENTRIES ARE LIMITED TO 330 RUNS PER DAY Show Hours: 7:00 a.m. to ½ hour after last run. Lagrangeville, NY 12540 Trial will be held indoors on mats, rain or shine - Ring Size 65’ x 110" Lavonda L. Herring 51 Duncan Road CERTIFICATION Permission has been granted by the American Kennel Club for the holding of this event under AKC Rules and Regulations. James P. Crowley, Secretary. OFFICERS OF SKYLINE AGILITY CLUB SITE INFORMATION President ......................................................................................... Iraida Jimenez Building is a 2 story walk up. It is heated but tends to be chilly, Vice President ................................................................................... Lori Wolbach dressing in layers is suggested. Treasurer............................................................................................ Amy Koebler Please park as directed by the trial officials. To assist with parking Secretary ........... Kristen Mathieson, 581 Green Valley Road, Paramus, NJ 07652 please car pool if possible. There is a designated “potty” area. Please clean up after your dog BOARD MEMBERS and place waste in the receptacles provided by the club. Do not use any dumpster or allow dogs to urinate on buildings. Helen Sherman, Betsi Hartman, Rae Jeffs, Barbara Kennedy Crating space is extremely limited. Unentered dogs are not allowed in the building. Our parking lot is a safe area. No ex-pens. Trial Committee Bring a folding crate, treats, poop bags and water bowl for your dog. Lavonda Herring, Gail Banta, Betsi Hartman, Lynn Pettipaw, Snacks or beverages will not be available for sale, there are several Rae Jeffs, Sue Doelling and all members of Skyline Agility Club food vendors within a minutes drive. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided for workers. Trial Chairperson ….Gail Banta… 21 Fairview Ave., Park Ridge NJ 07656 201-573-1020 Asst. Chairperson…Sue Doelling……..………....32 MacArthur Ave., Closter, NJ 07624 Secretary …..............Lavonda L. Herring……………………… Phone 845-724-5686 VERY IMPORTANT - Parking and Pooping Rules ………………….51 Duncan Road, Lagrangeville, NY 12540 LLHWOOF @AOL .com Park in the parking lot only. As you enter the gates there is a small JUDGE – All Novice Classes for Both Days parking area - under no circumstances are you permitted to park there - continue around to your right and there are some additional spaces (you may park in Arleen Spooner# 90109 - 692 Cooper Drive, Oradell, NJ 07649 those, but it is not preferred). You should park toward the green sheds and the Classes Offered: All Regular and Preferred Standard Novice Classes building which has the brick chimney. All Regular and Preferred JWW Novice Classes The grassy area above the parking lot (behind the long red brick building) is our All Regular and Preferred FAST Novice Classes designated potty area. Your dog is allowed to relieve himself only in that area. Dogs Note: A, B, & P classes will run together. must not be allowed to urinate on stock or pallets in the roadway areas. All droppings (your dog or someone else's) must be picked up. We are a "carry in carry VETERINARIAN (On Call) out" facility. Do not use dumpsters in the complex - they do not belong do us. Valley Cottage Animal Hospital About Emailed Correspondence 202 Route 303 Valley Cottage, NY 10989 845-268-9263 From Skyline parking turn right onto Railroad Avenue for 0.3mile. Turn right onto Emails sent to me regarding cancellations, etc will be addressed on a priority basis. US-9W for 4.2 miles. Stay straight onto N RT-303 for 2.9 miles. Valley Cottage is All correspondence will be processed within one week of receipt. on the left. I always send a reply email to all emailed cancellation requests when they are processed. OBSTACLES If a response is NOT received before the above deadlines, please call the trial secretary. Cancellation and changes to class deadline is trial closing date. Obstacles will meet the specifications for obstacles in the current edition of the Please remember that Skyline Club is not responsible for emails that do not get Regulations for Agility. There is no electronic timing at this event. All classes will delivered and therefore will not cancel an entry after the closing date and time due to Take place under cover, on a matted surface. Ring size will be 65 x 110 non delivery of an email request. with your back to the main gate. The road passes between two warehouses. Walk down this road, Skyline is the second building on the right and we are upstairs. MOTELS From The Southbound Palisades Parkway: MOTEL COURTESIES TO OBSERVE Take PIP south to exit 13, turn left onto Rte 202 East and proceed as above. We are counting on you to be on your best behavior in order to maintain the working relationship with our motels and campgrounds. Our hard-earned reputation, as well as our For Commercial Vehicles: ability to continue hosting trials, is certainly on the line and dependent on YOUR cooperation. Take route 9W north towards Haverstraw. You will cross Rte. 202 and We follow up on any complaints from motel owners or guests, so please report any issues to continue on 9W past all the fast food outlets. After passing KFC on the right, us. turn left at the next light onto Railroad Ave. At the top of the hill, turn left into Garnerville Industrial Center and proceed as above. . Double-check on rates & charges. Call to confirm your reservation a few days before arriving. . Be sure your dog is free of fleas BEFORE arriving. . Please be honest about how many people & dogs will be staying in the room. RV INFORMATION . Of course, as is standard agility procedure, all handlers/owners will pick up after their dogs. Please bag and dispose of dog waste properly. There is no RV parking at Skyline Agility Club. . Please cover the motel's bedding with a sheet or blanket from home, whether or not you think your dog will get on the bed. PRIZES Don't EVER leave dogs unattended. Take them with you when you go out for dinner. Even the best of dogs can get carried away in a motel room without you present. FIRST PLACE ..................................................................................................Blue Rosette SECOND PLACE.............................................................................................. Red Rosette The following will accept well-mannered dogs. (However, exhibitors should double check when making THIRD PLACE .............................................................................................. Yellow Rosette reservations in as much as motels sometimes change their policies). FOURTH PLACE ........................................................................................... White Rosette Days Inn 367 Route 59, Nanuet, NY 10954-2908, (845)623-4567 QUALIFYING ........................................................................................ Dark Green Ribbon Approx. $98/night, $20 pet fee, Better Rate w/ AAA disc. 20 minutes from site Please see the AKC Regulations for Agility Trials for current class descriptions. Nyack Motor Lodge 110 N Route 303; West Nyack, NY 10994-2034 (845)358 4100 Dogs must be entered only in Regular Classes or Preferred Classes with no Approx. $75, 15 min. from site crossover between them allowed at the same set of trials. Econolodge 17 Main Street, Highland Falls, NY 10928 (845)446-9400 Approx. $95/night + $10 pet fee Candlewood Suites, Nanuet $71 per nite 20 Minutes – 12 miles.. HEIGHT DIVISIONS La Quinta Inn 540 Saw Mill River Road, Elmsford, NY 10523 (914)592 3300 Approx. $99, 29 minutes – 20 miles. Owners/Agents are responsible for entering the proper height divisions. All height divisions will Highland Falls Best Western, Highland Falls, NY 845-446-9400 $95 + pet fee. be offered in both the standard classes and the jumpers with weaves classes. Regular Exhibitors may choose to enter their dog in a higher height division than required by Approx 25 minutes from site AKC, but not in a height division lower than the AKC mandated height Preferred The following jump heights must be used in all Preferred Classes. ROUTE TO SHOW REGULAR PREFERRED Dogs 11 inches and under at the withers 8 inches 4 inches NOTE—Commercial vehicles/Trailers are not permitted on the Palisades. Dogs 14 inches and under at the withers 12 inches 8 inches Dogs 18 inches and under at the withers 16 inches 12 inches From The Northbound Palisades Parkway: Dogs 22 inches and under at the withers 20 inches 16 inches Take PIP north to exit 13. At the end of the ramp, bear right. At the first light, turn Dogs over 22 inches 24 inches 20 inches left onto Rte 202 East for approx. 2 miles. You will eventually pass a big ShopRite Dogs may be entered at 26” height at their owner’s discretion. on your left, then the road goes downhill to a traffic light- at this light, turn left onto Main St. At the next light, turn right onto Railroad Ave. Continue straight thru the flashing light and pass a long white warehouse on the right – at the far end of the warehouse, turn right into the Garnerville Industrial Center. After parking, stand ENTRY FEES PER DAY MEASURING AND HEIGHT CARDS MAKE ALL CHECKS & MONEY ORDERS payable to When filling out the entry form, there is a section at the top of the form for Skyline Agility Club exhibitors to designate whether your dog has a valid jump height card or if your dog needs to be measured. Please check the appropriate box so that FIRST ENTRY OF EACH DOG (INCLUDES A $3.00 AKC RECORDING FEE) ………$24.00 EACH ADDITIONAL ENTRY OF SAME DOG ($3.00 AKC RECORDING EE)…….…..$12.00 the Trial Secretary knows whether to include your dog on the Dogs To Be Measured List. It is no longer required that you submit a copy of your dog’s OPENING DATE FRI., 8:00 a.m. September 1, 2010 at 51 Duncan Road, jump height card with your entry form or show it during the day of show Lagrangeville, NY 12540 Trial is LIMITED to 330 runs per day. check-in. CLOSING DATE for entries Fri., 6:00 p.m., Nov. 19, 2009, after which entries How do I know if I have a valid jump height card? cannot be accepted, cancelled or substituted except as provided for in Chapter 11, Section 6 of the Dog Show Rules and in Chapter 1, Section 13 of the AKC If your dog is under the age of two years as of the trial’s date: One (1) Agility Trial Rules and Regulations. temporary measurement is required. Once measured, be sure to retain the Agility Measurement Form yellow copy and check “My dog has a MAIL ALL ENTRIES to SKYLINE, c/o Lavonda L. Herring, 51 Duncan Road, *Temporary* Jump Height Form” box, otherwise your dog needs to be Lagrangeville, NY 12540 measured. If your dog turns two years of age or is older as of the trial’s date, Express mail entries must include the signature waiver allowing them to be left at nd your temporary card expires on their 2 birthday and your dog needs to be the secretaries address. measured. REFUNDS: There shall be no refunds for entries withdrawn in the event a dog If your dog is over two years of age as of the trial date: A minimum of two (2) and/or handler are injured, absent, or dismissed from competition, permanent measurements are required by a VMO. Until you get both of regardless of the reason for such dismissal. If because of riots, civil those measurements you will continue to check “my dog needs to be disturbances or other acts beyond the control of management it is impossible to measured” box. open or complete the show, no refund of entry fee will be made. Refunds are If there is no VMO at the trial, you will be measured by the judge for that allowed if requested before the closing date. Refunds after closing date for weekend only. If your dog jumps 24” and there is no VMO present, you do bitches in season only. A $10.00 processing fee for ANY refunds. No refunds for overpayments of less than $10. not need to be measured for that weekend. If there is a VMO present you BITCHES IN SEASON are not eligible to participate. Entry fees will be refunded must be measured. subject to a $10.00 processing fee. Requests for bitch in season refunds MUST BE RECEIVED within 48 hrs of start of trial – Thursday at 8am. The request for refund must be verified by a veterinarian certificate. After the closing date, Skyline will only process NOVICE MOVE-UPS: refunds for bitches in season. NOVICE MOVE UPS: Dogs or Handlers having attained ANY AKC Returned Checks: I will not return checks for entries that are not accepted or Agility Title (Std, JWW, OR FAST class) must be moved to the Nov B entries cancelled before the check has been deposited. I shred all unused Classes (Std, JWW and FAST classes) for all trials that have reached the checks. final closing date at the time that they get that first title. So be sure and contact the trial secretary to change your entry from Novice ABOUT PRELIMINARY CONFIRMATIONS A to Novice B I will send preliminary confirmations either as attachments via email or in the body of Once a trial closing date has past, a dog cannot be moved from Nov A to an email to all exhibitors who provide their email address. If you do not have an Nov B. email address and want a preliminary confirmation, please send a stamped self- If the trial has already reached the closing date on the day the dog obtained addressed envelope. its title, the dog shall remain in the class in which it was originally entered. FINAL CONFIRMATIONS WILL BE EMAILED OUT and ARMBANDS PICKED UP AT THE TRIAL TRIAL REGULATIONS NOTICE TO EXHIBITORS Skyline Agility Club THE TRIAL will be open from 7:00 a.m. to ½ hour after last dog runs. WOULD LIKE YOU TO HELP RETURNED CHECKS do not constitute a valid entry fee. A charge of $25.00 will be made for each returned check. We could use your help! Consider volunteering to work at the trial. If you FAX, TELEPHONE AND UNSIGNED ENTRIES cannot be accepted. ENTRIES NOT ON OFFICIAL AKC ENTRY FORMS OR PHOTOCOPIES OF ENTRY can, please fill out the volunteer form below and return it with your entry. FORMS without the Agreement and Rules attached to the Official AKC Entry Form are Snacks and beverages will be provided to all who work. NOT ACCEPTABLE. If you decide later, please mail to ENTRIES RECEIVED WITHOUT FEES will not be accepted. NO ENTRY SHALL BE MADE AND NO ENTRY SHALL BE ACCEPTED, WHICH Rae Jeffs SPECIFIES ANY CONDITIONS AS TO ITS ACCEPTANCE. 39 Jones Dr, Garnerville, NY 10923 Phone: 845-947-8300 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF ENTRIES will be made as soon as trial closes or limits are reached. Acknowledgment of entries will include confirmation notices. ENTRY FEES shall not be refunded in the event that a dog is absent, disqualified, excused 1. I will work on: ____Sat ____Sun by Veterinarian or Judge, or barred from competition by action of Trial Committee. If because of riots, civil disturbances or other acts beyond the control of the Name: ______________________________________________________ management, it is impossible to open or to complete the match, no refund of entry fees will be made. Phone: _____________ Email: __ _______________________________ ERRORS ON ENTRY BLANKS-Owners are responsible for errors in making out entry I am running ____dogs Other Notes regarding my availability: forms, and no entry fee will be refunded in event of such errors or cancellation of entries after trial has closed. _____________________________________________________________ CONSULT FINAL CONFIRMATION FOR TIME OF JUDGING. _____________________________________________________________ JUDGES ARE NOT REQUIRED TO WAIT FOR DOGS. The Owner of each dog is solely responsible for having it ready at ringside when it is to be judged. The Club has no 2. Enter CALL NAME, JUMP HEIGHT, CLASSES, & responsibility for providing service through a public address system or stewards or runners for the purpose of calling or locating dogs that are not brought into the ring Days Entered for each dog. when required. CALL NAME J STD Sat Sun JWW Sat Sun Fast Sat Sun HT TRIAL COMMITTEE will use due care and diligence for the welfare of dogs and exhibitors, but will not be responsible for, nor assume any liability in the event of an accident or misfortune to either dogs or exhibitors participating in this show. DOGS PARTICIPATING must be fifteen months of age or older and must be registered with the American Kennel Club or are registerable breeds that have obtained an AKC ,ILP or PAL number (effective Feb. 1, 2009). Dogs must be physically sound. Dogs that are 3. Check the jobs you are willing to help with. blind or deaf shall not be eligible. No dog shall compete if it is taped or bandaged in any way or has anything attached to it for medical purposes. Dogs under 6 months of age are not permitted on show grounds. __ Gate Steward __ Scribe Asst. __ Course Builder Mixed breed dogs that have been listed with AKC Canine Partners may participate __ Scribe __ Score Runner __ Leash runner provided their listing number has been recorded on the entry form. Refer to Chaper 2 of the Registration and Discipline Rules for the listing of registerable breeds that may __ Timer __ Ring Crew __ Sunday Clean Up participate. __ Friday Setup DOGS MAY ARRIVE any time prior to Judging. If they need to be measured they must be available for measuring before their class begins. 4. Please enclose this form with your entry. Exhibitors should follow their veterinarians’ recommendation to Thank You for Volunteering assure their dogs are free of internal and external parasites, any communicable diseases, and have appropriate vaccinations. OFFICIAL AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB ENTRY FORM FOR AGILITY AKC Rules, Regulations, Policies and Guidelines are available on the American Kennel Club Web site, www.akc.org SKYLINE AGILITY CLUB AGREEMENT I (we) agree that the club holding this event has the right to refuse this entry for cause which the club shall deem sufficient. In consideration of the acceptance of this entry and of the holding of this event and of the opportunity to have Sat 12/4 [ ] STD [ ] JWW [ ] FAST 1 only $24 2 classes $36 All 3 classes $48 the dog judged and to win prizes, ribbons, or trophies, I (we) agree to hold the AKC, the event-giving club, their members, directors, governors, officers, agents, superintendents or event secretary and the owner and/or lessor of the Sun 12/5 [ ] STD [ ] JWW [ ] FAST 1 only $24 2 classes $36 All 3 classes $48 premises and any provider of services that are necessary to hold this event and any employees or volunteers of the aforementioned parties, and any AKC approved judge, judging at this event, harmless from any claim for loss or injury Make All Checks Payable to Skyline Agility Club which may be alleged to have been caused directly or indirectly to any person or thing by the act of this dog while in or Entry Fees: $24 for first class each day/$12 for additional class each day about the event premises or grounds or near any entrance thereto, and I (we) personally assume all responsibility and (Includes $3.00 AKC recording fee per run) liability for any such claim; and I (we) further agree to hold the aforementioned parties harmless from any claim for loss, Trial is limited to 330 runs/day Trial Opens Wed 9/1/09 8 am -- Trial Closes Fri 11/19/09 6 pm injury or damage to this dog. Mail to: SKYLINE, Lavonda L. Herring 51 Duncan Road, Lagrangeville, NY 12540 Additionally, I (we) hereby assume the sole responsibility for and agree to indemnify, defend and save the aforementioned (IMPORTANT: CAREFULLY READ INSTRUCTIONS ON REVERSE SIDE BEFORE FILLING OUT) 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, BREED SEX [ ] MY DOG NEEDS TO BE MEASURED HT at sustained by any person or persons, including myself (ourselves), or on account of damage to property, arising out of or in Withers [ ] MY DOG HAS A TEMPORARY JUMP HT FORM consequence of my (our) participation in this event, however such, injuries, death or property damage may be caused, and [ ] MY DOG HAS A PERMANENT JUMP HT CARD whether or not the same may have been caused or may be alleged to have been caused by the negligence of the Regular Standard Class (Circle one) Regular Jumpers w/Weaves (Circle one) Regular FAST (Circle one) aforementioned parties or any of their employees, agents, or any other persons. I (WE) AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF Nov A Nov B Open Ex A Ex B Nov A Nov B Open Ex A Ex B Nov A Nov B Open Ex A Ex B ACTION, CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE ENTRY, EXHIBITION OR ATTENDANCE AT THE EVENT BETWEEN THE AKC AND THE EVENT-GIVING CLUB (UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED JUMP HEIGHT (Circle One) 8” 12” 16” 20 ” 24”” 26” IN ITS PREMIUM LIST) AND MYSELF (OURSELVES) OR AS TO THE CONSTRUCTION, INTERPRETATION AND Preferred Standard Class (Circle Preferred Jumpers w/Weaves (Circle Preferred FAST (Circle one) EFFECT OF THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE SETTLED BY ARBITRATION PURSUANT TO THE APPLICABLE RULES one) one) OF THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION. HOWEVER, PRIOR TO ARBITRATION ALL APPLICABLE AKC Nov P Open P Ex AP Ex BP Nov P Open P Ex AP Ex BP Nov P Open P Ex AP Ex BP BYLAWS, RULES, REGULATIONS AND PROCEDURES MUST FIRST BE FOLLOWED AS SET FORTH IN THE AKC CHARTER AND BYLAWS, RULES, REGULATIONS, PUBLISHED POLICIES AND GUIDELINES. JUMP HEIGHT (Circle One) 4” 8” 12” 16” 20” NON-REGULAR AGILITY CLASSES: (IF OFFERED) INTERNATIONAL SWEEPSTAKES ISC Jump Ht (Circle One ) INSTRUCTIONS (CIRCLE CLASS ) STD JWW 14” 18” 26” Handlers may opt to enter in a higher height division for all Regular titling classes, but not in a division lower than AKC® NAME (Include AKC titles only) CALL NAME 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 height division. All dogs that have not been officially measured for an Agility Jump Height Card may still compete; however, they must be measured by a Judge of record, an Agility Field Representative, or a Volunteer Measuring Official, prior to running. If (Enter Number Below) DATE OF BIRTH measured by the Judge of record, that measurement will be valid for this trial or back-to-back trials only. If a measurement [ ] AKC® NO. is necessary, it is the exhibitor's responsibility to have their dog(s) measured prior to running. PLACE OF BIRTH (list country) Mixed breed classes may only be offered at standalone all-breed AKC agility trials. A standalone agility event is defined as [ ] ILP. [ ] PAL [ ] FOREIGN REG NO. & COUNTRY an agility trial that is not held on the same date and show site as an AKC All-Breed Dog Show or Independent Specialty for Breeder conformation. Dogs entered in the mixed breed classes must list the breed name as “mixed breed” and not as a breed hybrid. Sire Junior Handlers should enter their Junior Handler number on the front of this form. Should you not have your Junior Handler it may be obtained from the American Kennel Club (919) 816-3776. If the Junior Handler is not the owner of the dog identified on the face of this form, what is the relationship of the Junior Handler to the Owner? Dam ___________________________________ 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 ha e entered above. In consideration of the acceptance of this entry, I (we) agree to abide by the rules and regulations of The 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 OWNERS ADDRESS and represent that the dog entered is not a hazard to persons or other dogs. This entry is submitted for acceptance on the foregoing representation and Agreement. I (we) agree to conduct myself (ourselves) in accordance with all such Rules and CITY, STATE & ZIP + 4 Regulations (including all provisions applying to discipline) and to abide by any decisions made in accord with them. SIGNATURE OF OWNER OR HIS AGENT DULYUTHORIZED TO MAKE THIS ENTRY HANDLER (if junior handler please enter # below) FEE ENCLOSED TELEPHONE : $ E-MAIL ADDRESS: EXHIBITOR / OWNER MUST READ AND SIGN THE REVERSE SIDE OF THIS FORM. *Clubs are eligible to offer mixed breed classes at agility trials beginning April 1, 2010.