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Wednesday, September 27, 2017 and Thursday, September 28, 2017

EVENT CHAIRS

Pat Kavanaugh 
John Cotter 


Location

Crown Center
28410 Crown Rd.
Fruitland, MD 21822

Crating for GRCA Obedience and Rally will be 4 PM to 7 PM on Tuesday. There is a blue hardcourt surface that is available as well as ½ of Field 5.
TARPS ARE REQUIRED UNDER ALL CRATES

PARADE OF TITLE HOLDERS
Any one that is entered in the Parade of title holders can leave their dogs in the crating area where they are already set up. Dogs that are in the parade but not entered at any Crown events can crate in a reserved area on Field 5. Starting at 5 PM. Dogs will be able to remain in the Sport Court (solid floor, primary crating area) and Field 5 until 11:00 pm. On this night, for the safety and security of the dogs, the crating area will be secured and protected by security personnel. They will have means to identify the owners if anything would appear suspicious.
TARPS ARE REQUIRED UNDER ALL CRATES

All dogs need to be removed from the Crown Center by 6 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. Crown Center will be open by 6:30 am.

On Tuesday evening, because of the Welcome Dinner at the Crown Center, dogs will be able to remain in the Sport Court (solid floor, primary crating area) and Field 5 until 11:00 pm. On this night, for the safety and security of the dogs, the crating area will be secured and protected by security personnel. They will have means to identify the owners if anything would appear suspicious. Daily cleaning of the crating area will be localized and manual.

An area will be reserved for the 100 Parade of Titleholder dogs on Field 5 who will be shown at the Welcome Dinner.

All crates must have a protective mat under the crate Monday - Thursday in any of the crating areas.

Classes

Regular

  • Novice A / B
  • Open A / B
  • Utility A / B

Optional Titling

  • Beginner Novice A
  • Beginner Novice B
  • Graduate Novice
  • Graduate Open
  • Versatility

Non-Regular

  • Veteran Novice 8 Years and Under 10 Years. For dogs that have any obedience title and are eight (8) years and under ten (10) years old as of 9/27/2017. May also be entered in any other obedience class.
  • Veteran Novice 10 Years and Over. For dogs that have any obedience title and are ten (10) years old or older as of 9/27/2017. May also be entered in any other obedience class.
  • Veteran Open
  • Veteran Utility
  • Brace
  • Team

Prices

$45/$35

Judges

We reserve the right to change the following judging assignments if the numbers warrant it.

  • Betsy Horn Humer will judge Novice B, Veteran Utility, Graduate Novice, and Team
  • Russell Hornfisher will judge Open B, Veteran Novice 8 Years and under 10 Years, Veteran Novice 10 Years and Over, Versatility
  • Bonnie Hornfisher will judge Utility A, Open A, Novice A, Beginner Novice A and B
  • Robert Squires will judge Utility B, Veteran Open, Graduate Open Brace, and Team

Schedule

Wednesday and Thursday, 9/27 & 28, Obedience (4rings) and Rally (1 ring)

Comments: Obedience and Rally will be held indoors on an artificial, non-toxic grass sport surface. Lines, circles and dots may be visible. Prior practice on similar surfaces is recommended. Excuses will not be accepted.

Crating Information:

 

 

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Information will be posted on our Volunteers page.