Obedience, Rally And Conformation


Obedience, Rally & Conformation Run Throughs

Sunday 15 October 2017

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Registration 8:30 to 10 AM - showing starts at 9 AM. Obedience runs $8, $7, $5 SAME dog; Rally runs $5 each. BN/Novice and Open Classes. Unless posted on this website by 15 April, Utility will be available but start of showing may be delayed until completion of Novice or Open depending on Judge availability (refunds will be issued to anyone who cannot wait until utility showing starts). Unless posted on this website by 15 April, Rally will be available. Anyone wishing to receive additional information or e-mail updates on run-thrus, contact Jim Swimme vestra@verizon.net (757) 488-7117.


is being offered on a trial basis at the March & April 2017 Run-throughs. Changes in times and rules may be made based on lessons learned at the February Run-through. Check later to see if there are changes and to see if Conformation will be offered at future run-throughs.

Conformation run-through registration 12 PM to 2 PM (No Conformation Registration is allowed before 12 PM). Conformation showing starts at 1 PM (there will be no Conformation Showing before 1 PM and starting conformation showing is subject to completion of Obedience/Rally). Each conformation run is $5 per run. A conformation Run will consist of individual examination of the dog then participation in a small “group” (size of group depending on entry).





MDTC Obedience/Rally Trials

20-22 October  2017

Obedience Judges:

Saturday: Donald Levinson and Patricia Hess

Sunday: Fred Buroff, Donald Levinson, and Patricia Hess

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Trial Secretary: Linda Walker kelevtova@gmail.com





AKC Rally Rule and Sign Update Seminar

by Mary Ann Mullen

23 September 2017

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Mary Ann Mullen is a licensed AKC Rally Judge and a lifetime member of Merrimac Dog Training Club. She is attending the AKC Rally Rule changes seminar in Raleigh and will be offering a ½ day seminar with this new information. She will provide a Rally course with some of the new signs for Rally teams to try during the afternoon. Any questions Contact Penny Garwood – Seminar Chairman pgarw81849@aol.com

Date: Sept 23, 2017

9AM to 12PM at Merrimac Dog Training Club

12:30 – 3:00 Designated time to run through the rally course.