Events #2008109604, #2008109605 & #2008109607
ENTRIES CLOSE: 11:00 p.m., Friday, May 30, 2008, after which time entries cannot be accepted, canceled or substituted. The drawing for running order will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, June 5, 2008, at 1803 7th Avenue SE, Puyallup, Washington 98371.
GERMAN SHEPHERD DOG CLUB OF WASHINGTON STATE
(Licensed by The American Kennel Club)
AKC HERDING TESTS & TRIALS
SHEEP: COURSES A, B & C; TESTS
DUCKS: COURSE A & TESTS
June 20, 21 & 22, 2008 (Friday, Saturday & Sunday)
Trial Hours: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Tests/Trials will be held outdoors regardless of weather.
BRIGAND’S HIDEOUT, 9802 NE 156th Street, Battleground, Washington
STOCK – Sheep: hair/wool crosses Ducks: Cayugas and Cayugas mix
Open to all Breeds eligible under Chapter 1, Section 3 of the AKC Herding Regulations
Test Classes (HT & PT; Sheep & Ducks): $35.00 (Entry Fee includes a $3.00 AKC Recording Fee for each entry)
Test Classes (HT/PT): Sheep 3-5 head; Ducks 5 head
Course A: Sheep 3-5 head; Ducks 5 head
Course B: Sheep 3-5 head
Course C: Sheep 20 head minimum
REPLACEMENT VALUE FOR LIVESTOCK
Replacement value: $200 for sheep and $35 for ducks. The replacement value for other livestock on the premises is: cattle is $1,500; alpaca $15,000; and guardian dogs is $2,000. In addition, owners, handlers, and/or agents are responsible for any veterinary fees incurred relating to the injury or death of said livestock caused by his/her/their dog(s). Payment of the replacement cost is immediately due and payable.
Friday:Course C – 12 runs Tests: 15 runs
Saturday & Sunday: Sheep - Courses A & B Sheep: 40 runs combined; Course C Sheep: 12 runs;
Tests: 15 sheep runs; Ducks: Course A and Tests – 10 runs combined
COURSE B OUTRUNS
Started – 150’; Intermediate – 300’; Advanced – 350’
Highest Scoring German Shepherd Dog – Red, White, Blue Rosette
First Place – Blue rosette
Second Place – Red rosette
Third Place – Yellow rosette
Fourth Place – White rosette
Fifth Place – Pink rosette
Qualifying – Dark green ribbon
Additional prizes are being sought and may be offered and will be listed in the trial catalog.
(Trophies/ribbons to be awarded at each trial for qualifying scores only)
DONATIONS / CATALOG ADVERTISING Donations for trophies will be most appreciated. All donors will be listed in the trial catalog. Deadline to be included in the catalog is May 30, 2008, same as closing of entries. For further information, please contact:
13624 Third Ave SE, Everett, WA 98208
(425) 742-6922; email: email@example.com
Catalog advertising rates are as follows:
Full Page $20.00
Half Page $10.00
Quarter Page or Business Card $5.00
ATTENTION EXHIBITORS Dogs must be kept on leash or in crates except when competing. Dogs may not be tied to a fence, etc. Please keep dogs away from the livestock.
Un-entered dogs are not allowed on herding site.
The livestock guardian dogs on the premises are working dogs and should be ignored.
There is a fine ($50.00) for anyone driving on the grass or lawn.
All driveways are single lane… please use caution.
Please keep all children under control and away from farm equipment, livestock, and restricted areas.
No entry shall be made and no entry shall be accepted which specifies any conditions as to its acceptance. Telephone, telegraph, faxed, incomplete or unsigned entries cannot be accepted. Entries cannot be accepted without entry fees.
Entries not on an official herding AKC entry form or photocopies of the entry forms without the Agreement and Rules on the reverse side of the official herding AKC entry form cannot be accepted.
Entry fees shall not be refunded in the event that a dog is absent, disqualified, excused by a veterinarian, judge or tester or barred from competition by action of the Test/Trial Committee. If because of riots, civil disturbances or other acts beyond the control of the management, it is impossible to open or complete the test/trial, no refund of entry will be made. Extreme weather conditions, including but not limited to, snow storms, hurricanes, lightning, extreme temperatures, must be considered for the health and safety of the dogs, livestock, exhibitors, judges and spectators. The well being of the dogs, livestock, exhibitors and spectators is of paramount importance. In the event it is necessary to cancel or stop this test/trial before completion, no refund of entry will be made.
Returned checks do not constitute a valid entry. The secretary will add a collection fee of $20.00 to the amount of each retuned check from the same exhibitor and may result in the maker’s entries being accepted on a cash only basis.
No dogs may be entered in two classes on the same course with the same kind of stock under the same judge at the trial.
Bring your crates and appropriate wear for the weather. You will need chairs, umbrellas, canopies or whatever else you may wish to pack to be comfortable. Port-a-potties are available. Water is available for the dogs.
General parking is allowed only in the public parking lot. Handicapped parking is located near the main arena.
The replacement value for damage to the facility (gates, obstacles, buckets, etc.) will be the cost to replace the item.
FOOD AVAILABLITY Coffee, water, available on site.
Sandwiches & pop will be available on site for purchase each day.
Crate/Xpen spaces in a covered area are available for $5 per day ($10 for exhibitors entered all three days). Limited number of spaces are available. Reservations accepted until limit is met. Contact Debbi Humble at firstname.lastname@example.org for reservation information and to request space rental.
Brigand’s HideOut: 9802 NE 156th St., Battleground, WA 98604
Mailing Address: 15830 NE 102nd Ave., Battleground, WA 98604
Parking Access: 9628 NE 156th St., Battleground, WA 98604
Nancy Ward’s phone is (360) 772-3064
DIRECTIONS TO TRIAL SITE
Take I-5 North or South (Or Hwy 205 North to merge with I-5)
Exit #9 Battleground (Clark County Fairgrounds)
Go East toward Battleground on NE 179th St (opposite side as Fairgrounds)
Pass NE 72nd Ave (Signal light & John Deere store)
Go South (right) on NE 92nd Ave
NE 92nd Ave has stop sign and then curves east (left) and becomes NE 156th St
Turn North (left) into driveway (across open field) at 9628 NE 156th St just before row of trees on left and before sign for the Dairy Farm
Parking for events is at 9628 NE 156th St. NOTE: LIMITED PARKING ON SITE There is limited parking for RVs, trailers and other oversized vehicles.
All oversized vehicles and overnight vehicles must reserve a spot by contacting Nancy Ward
atleast a week prior to the event at (360) 772-3064 or nancy@BrigandsHideOut.com.
PARKING IS PERMITTED ON GRAVEL LOT ONLY – NO PARKING ALONG DRIVE OR ON GRASS.
PARKING IN ANY NON-APPROVED PARKING AREA CAUSING DAMAGE TO PROPERTY WILL BE REASON FOR REMOVAL FROM THIS EVENT.
Please help us retain this facility and co-operate with parking limitations.
Event # 2008109604, #2008109605 & #2008109607
OFFICIAL AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB ENTRY FORM
GERMAN SHEPHERD DOG CLUB OF WASHINGTON STATE, INC.
(Licensed by The American Kennel Club)
June 20, 2008 (Friday) June 21, 2008 (Saturday) – June 22, 2008 (Sunday)
Brigand’s HideOut, 9802 NE 156th, Battleground, Washington
ENTRY FEES for each class entered, each day: $45.00 per dog per entry for each trial; $35.00 for each dog per test class entered (includes a $3.00 AKC Recording Fee). No dog may be entered in two classes on the same course with the same kind of stock under the same judge at any trial.
ENTRIES CLOSE at 11:00 p.m., Friday, May 3029, 2008, or when the limit is reached, after which time entries cannot be accepted, canceled or substituted except as provided in Chapter 3, Section 1 of the Regulations for Herding Tests and Trials. Please MAKE CHECKS/MONEY ORDERS payable in U. S. funds to the GERMAN SHEPHERD DOG CLUB OFWASHINGTON STATE, INC. and mail to the Trial Secretary, Vicki Chalk, P.O. Box 206, Puyallup, WA 98371; For hand or Courier Delivery ONLY: 1803 7th Ave SE, Puyallup, WA 98372 (Please sign waiver on any overnight mail – Do not send mail to street address)
Test Class (Circle one)
(Boundary: Yes No )
Stock (Circle one)
Date of birth
Place of birth: USA CANADA FOREIGN
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 American Kennel Club in effect at the time of this Herding Test of Trial and by any additional rules an regulations appearing in the premium list for this Herding Test or Trial or both, and further agree to be bound by the agreement printed on the reverse side of 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 on the foregoing representation and agreement.
SIGNATURE of owner or the agent duly authorized to make this entry:
I (we) acknowledge that the “Rules Applying to Registration and Discipline” and the “Regulations for Herding Tests & Trials” have been made available to me (us), and that I (we) agree that the club holding this Herding Test or Trial has the right to refuse this entry for cause which the club shall deem to be sufficient. In consideration of the acceptance of this entry and of the holding of the Herding Test or Trial and of the opportunity to have the dog tested or judged and to win ribbons, or trophies, I (we) agree to hold this club, its members, directors, governors, officers, agents, superintendents or show secretary and the owner or the lessor of the premises and any employees of the aforementioned parties harmless from any claim or loss or injury 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 upon the Herding Test or Trial premises or grounds or near any entrance thereto, and I (we) personally assume all responsibility and liability for any such claim for damage or injury to the dog, whether such loss, disappearance, theft, damage or injury be caused or alleged to be caused by the negligence of the club or any of the parties aforementioned or by the negligence of any other person, or any other cause.
Additionally, I (we) hereby assume the sole responsibility for and agree to indemnify, defend and save the 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 there from, sustained by any person or persons, including myself (08r4selves), or on account of damage to property, arising out of or in consequences of my (our) participation in this event, however such, injuries death or property damage may be caused, and whether or not the same may have been caused or may be alleged to have been caused by the negligence of the aforementioned parties or any of their employees, agents, or any other persons.
I (we) agree that a cause of action, controversy or claim arising out of or related to the entry, exhibition or attendance at the event between AKC and/or the event-giving club and myself (ourselves) or as to the construction, interpretation and effect of this agreement shall be settled by arbitration pursuant to the applicable rules of the American Arbitration Association. However, prior to arbitration all applicable AKC Bylaws, Rules, Regulations and Procedures must first be followed as set forth in the AKC Charter and Bylaws, Rules, Regulations, published policies and guidelines.
I (we) will pay for any livestock injuries or replacement value in the event of death of any livestock by my (our) dog. In case of any injury to any stock caused by the dog entered, I (we) will assume total responsibility for any damage. I (we) will assume total responsibility for any damage. I (we) agree to pay the full market value of the injured animal in case of serious injury, or the veterinarian bill if the injury is slight.
Single copies of the latest editions of the “Rules Applying to Registration and Dog Shows” and the “Regulations for Herding Tests & Trials” may be obtained WITHOUT CHARGE from the AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB, 5580 CENTERVIEW DRIVE, RALEIGH, NC 27606.