Barn Rental is $20 for 25 minutes for nonmembers, $15 for BKC students members. Barn Hunt prerequisites: dogs must be current BH competitors or trainer has approved team for unsupervised practice. There is a $5 charge to replace a straw bale. K9 Fitness prerequisites: must have attended and have exercise material from a Fit Paw or other certified canine fitness instructor. TEXT ME TO RESERVE. 406-672-2272. Additional times may be available upon request.
Intro to Agility
If you are reading this wondering if you and your K9 partner are a good fit for agility, please fill out the sign up form here:
All teams must either have experience competing in dogs sports, pass a private evaluation, or be referred from another trainer prior to signing up for this class. See details here:
In intro agility class you will learn the foundations of working as a team with your dog on the flat. This class is all about creating a communication system between handler and dog using both your body and verbal cues. We will use cones, hoops, gates, and tunnels.
Instructor: Pamela Horner www.billingsk9coaching.com/about-pam/
Cost: $150 for 5 weeks- includes access to a private facebook group where you can find all relative training material including video demonstrations.
**Class is limited to 4 teams- 2 times available- 5:45 pm and 7 pm beginning March 3rd. You can sign up through the sign up form from the link above or text 406-672-2272**
NADAC agility practice
Class will begin at 5:45 pm on Mondays, 4 to 5 dog max. A second class will begin at 7 pm if needed. Please text me each week to reserve a spot. Dogs must be started on equipment to attend. Class will be cancelled if temperatures drop below 30 degrees. Cost is $15/dog. Building is generally about 10 degrees warmer than outdoor temps. Please dress accordingly.
NADD Event- BKC Summer Kickoff
* A NADD Registration Number is required to enter
* Splashes include up to four minutes on the dock for one optional practice jump and two judged jumps.
* This event is an Open Splash event. This is done at Portable Dock trials and other shows that have timing conflicts with other dog events. When you check in you will be handed “Splash Cards” for each splash that you pay for. When you are ready to jump during the day, hand a splash card to the wrangler to get put into the running order. It is the handler's responsibility to be sure to be present it before their turn to jump. Please be aware that at many events, the running order board fills very quickly and early in the day.
*You can earn a Diving Dog Titles at this event. You must have five Qualifying Scores within a Division. NADD titles are recognized by the AKC and CKC through their recognition programs
* Please read the official NADD Rules before you attend the Trial.
Register at northamericadivingdogs.com/Event/info/eventid/2485
Hydro Dash Workshop
Cost: $25 for BKC Student Members, $40 for Non-Members for a working spot. 6 dog limit per group. Auditing is free for members, $10 for non-members.
Times: 11am to 1pm and 2:30 to 4:30 pm
We will discuss hydro dash rules and each dog will get at least 2 turns on the dock. Text Pam to sign up.
**As of 2/4 there is only 1 spot open in early group and 5 spots open in late group.**
RMDS BH Workshop
Instructor: Pamela Horner
Cost: free for RMDS member
9 to 12:30- Intro/Beginner. We will work on reading and building dog's indication. Be prepared to video your runs and watch between your turns.
1:30 to 5pm- Advanced training. The course will include a distance challenge. We will work on identifying an "all clear" signal and challenging hides. One round we will specifically work a 1 rat hide.
Please sign up through RMDS.
NADD Event- HD and AR
Saturday, Jul 18, 2020
11:00 am: Splash #101 (Air Retrieve)
01:00 pm: Splash #301 (Hydro Dash)
Sunday, Jul 19, 2020
11:00 am: Splash #102 (Air Retrieve)
01:00 pm: Splash #302 (Hydro Dash)
NADD- BKC Fun in the Sun
A NADD Registration Number is required to enter, purchase here for $35.00.
Splashes include up to four minutes on the dock for one optional practice jump and two judged jumps. You must inform the judge prior to your jump if you want it to be considered a "practice jump".
The jump order is set by a posted running order. Each splash closes 30 minutes prior to start time. Failure to be present at the beginning of the splash can result if the forfeiture of jumping in that splash.
Each distance jumping Splash allows 2 judged jumps, back to back. The longest jump of them will be your Qualifying Score.
You can earn a Diving Dog Title at this event. You must have five Qualifying Scores within a Division. NADD titles are recognized by the AKC and CKC through their recognition programs. View their applications here (AKC) and here (CKC).
Please read the official NADD Rules before you attend the Trial.
NADD- BKC Qualifier 3 day event
Online registration begins on 05/12/2020 at 12:00 am and closes 09/09/2020 at midnight (CDT).
Pre-registration (online) price per splash for this event is $23.00 (USD) per dog. Payment is due upon check-in.
Splashes can be purchased on-site the day of the event for $28.00 (USD) per dog.
Payment is required at check-in (cash preferred). Refunds will not be issued if you fail to show up for your turn.
"Day of Show" entries may be available until limits are reached: 45 dogs per Splash (Distance Jump), 14 dogs per Splash (Air Retrieve), unless otherwise specified.