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Maureen deHaan

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Re: Beginners Agility info *Sticky Topic*
« Reply #15 on: June 20, 2012, 09:42:18 AM »
Thanks Sharon -

Next Question - How many "rounds" of BA-1  can be offered at one test?
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Sharon Nelson

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Re: Beginners Agility info *Sticky Topic*
« Reply #16 on: June 20, 2012, 11:40:28 AM »
Thanks Sharon -

Next Question - How many "rounds" of BA-1  can be offered at one test?

A maximum of two rounds!!

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Re: Beginners Agility info *Sticky Topic*
« Reply #17 on: July 06, 2012, 08:45:17 PM »
Eastern Sierra Agility Group is offering two rounds of BA-1 on July 21st ... The premium and entry can be found on our web site: www.easternsierraagility.com.  Just click on "BA-1 trial" on the home page.  Come try out Beginner Agility with us the the beautiful Eastern Sierra, right by Mammoth Lakes, CA ... And let me know if you have any questions!  BTW, our premium for our regular annual trial is available on our site, too.
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Re: Beginners Agility info *Sticky Topic*
« Reply #18 on: July 08, 2012, 05:14:12 PM »
Are "practice"- style gates acceptable for BA tests, or do we need EGC-style lattice gates to offer a test?

How much advance notice does the office require for a BA test? I know months are required for agility trials, but I wasn't sure about BA.

Thanks in advance!

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Re: Beginners Agility info *Sticky Topic*
« Reply #19 on: August 08, 2012, 02:42:34 PM »
Eastern Sierra Agility Group will be offering Beginner Agility at our upcoming ESAG trial! There will be 2 rounds each of levels 1 & 2. The premium and entry form are now on our web site: http://www.easternsierraagility.com/. You can mail the form to me, bring it with you to the trial, or fill one out on-site ... just let me (Lynne Almeida) know if you have any questions!  The Beginner Agility classes will be on Friday, 8/17, and will run concurrently with the Extreme Games classes ... we hope you can join us!
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« Reply #20 on: August 10, 2012, 11:20:30 PM »
I have entered my first beginner agility test.  I read the handbook and it talks about the distraction test where you walk by a dog in a pen and your dog cannot react or pull on the leash.  Are you allowed to use a gentle leader? I gentle leader is allowed in a std trial but was not sure if allowed for beginner agility testing. 
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Re: Beginners Agility info *Sticky Topic*
« Reply #21 on: January 29, 2013, 06:30:37 AM »
Where is the info for BA 3. I went to the NADAC site and I can only find the info for level 1 and level 2?

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Re: Beginners Agility info *Sticky Topic*
« Reply #22 on: January 29, 2013, 01:13:27 PM »
Where is the info for BA 3. I went to the NADAC site and I can only find the info for level 1 and level 2?

Yep, I have Level 3 finished.  I sent it to the Arizona folks for review and I will post it today.

Thanks for all the help everyone in completing the rules for Level 3 requirements.

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Re: Beginners Agility info *Sticky Topic*
« Reply #23 on: January 29, 2013, 01:24:08 PM »
Can't wait to see BA-3 we have a bunch of folks ready and waiting for the next challenge!

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Re: Beginners Agility info *Sticky Topic*
« Reply #24 on: January 29, 2013, 01:35:31 PM »
Palomar Agility Club is having BA-1 and BA-2 at our trial Feb 16-17 in Ramona, CA near San Diego.  We did it last year and it was very successful.

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« Reply #25 on: January 29, 2013, 04:14:47 PM »
Jumping Chollas Agility Club in Phoenix is offering all 3 levels of Beginner Agility at our test next Monday night.  We are offering 6 runs of EGC each evening for next Wednesday and Thursday (Feb. 6 & 7), and then a 3 day NADAC Handling seminar on Friday thru Sunday (Feb. 8-10).  Definitely a great NADAC week here in Phoenix.

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Re: Beginners Agility info *Sticky Topic*
« Reply #26 on: January 29, 2013, 05:08:19 PM »
Can't wait to see Level 3.
Thanks Sharon.

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« Reply #27 on: January 29, 2013, 07:42:43 PM »
That sounds like a lot of fun in Arizona!
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Re: Beginners Agility info *Sticky Topic*
« Reply #28 on: January 29, 2013, 11:25:38 PM »
Can't wait to see Level 3.
Thanks Sharon.

I uploaded the Guidelines with Level 3 included into the Media Section of this forum, under Rules.

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Re: Beginners Agility info *Sticky Topic*
« Reply #29 on: January 31, 2013, 01:00:00 AM »
Sharon:

The rules say that the leash may be put on the dog between exercises.  To me, this reads as if you do NOT have to have the leash on the dog between exercises if your dog is under control.

However, I was told by a tester at at BA test that I must put the leash on my dog between exercises, although my dog was under voice control and was willingly following me, at my command, between the stations.

Which is correct?
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