USDAA® is pleased to announce a new, special opportunity for competitors who enjoy the challenge and variety of the USDAA titling program. For the first time, USDAA will host a national titling championship eventthe 2020 All-Around Dog Agility Championship (AADAC)in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, October 21-25, 2020.
This 4-day event is open to all competitors who have earned any USDAA®title, and features the four primary titling classes at the Masters level. Qualifications earned at this event will count towards both title and Lifetime Achievement awards. The AADAC features three rounds of competition each in Standard, Gamblers, Jumpers, and Snooker, with national awards in the following categories:
- Individual Class Champion: Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals in each jump height in each class type (i.e., Standard, Jumpers, Snooker, Gamblers) for the top cumulative scores from the first 2 rounds of competition.
- Games Champion: Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals in each jump height for the top cumulative combined scores from 3 rounds of competition in both Gamblers and Snooker.
- Duathlon Champion: Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals for each jump height for the top cumulative combined scores from the first two rounds of competition in Standard & Jumpers classes.
- Individual All-Around Champion: Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals in each jump height for the top combined score from the 3rd and final round of competition in Standard, Jumpers, Snooker, Gamblers.
- All-Around National Champion: Championship Trophy for the overall winner of each jump height, for the best cumulative score from all 12 rounds of competition.
Special Entry Awards
Those who meet the following criteria during the period from 10/1/2019 to 9/30/2020 will receive special entry awards to the event as specified below:
- Competitors earning the highest number of Top Ten points in Standard, Gamblers, Snooker, and Jumpers during the period from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020 will be awarded 20%-off entry fees to the 2020 AADAC. Multiple discounts may be earned and applied, one per each class type.
- Winners of the Overall Individual Class Type Awards at Title Mania® events will be awarded 50%-off entry fees to the 2020 AADAC.
- Winners of the Versatility All-Around Awards at Title Mania® events will be awarded a 100%-off entry fees to the 2020 AADAC.
Title Mania® Events
2020 Title Mania® events are specially licensed events subject to Title Mania® tournament rules that are held between October 1, 2019 and September 30, 2020.
As of the date of this announcement, the following Title Mania events have been scheduled.
- November 22-24, 2019 Title Mania® “Wild West” (AZ), hosted by Contact Zonies
- September 11-13, 2020 Title Mania “Colonial Classic”® East (RI), hosted by Riverside Canine
Additional host cities in other parts of the country are under consideration.
Please note that while special entry awards may be earned at Title Mania® events, attendance at Title Mania®is not required for entry to AADAC.
Questions regarding the USDAA® All-Around Dog Agility Championships, Title Mania® and USDAA’s titling programs may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.