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NATCH-Apalooza Recap

Wow, what a wonderful weekend @ WestWorld. The NATCH-Appalooza trial was a huge success with almost 1300 runs. We had 3 jam packed days of nothing but fun for dogs and handlers. Can’t wait till next year.

Thanks to Scott Casino for coming out to judge and designing some wonderful courses for us to run all weekend. It was an absolute pleasure having Scott judge our new style event.

Thanks to all of the Trial Officials; CCB’s Mike & Craig, Trial Secretary Wendy, CRS’s Amanda, Beth, Julie, Wren, Hospitality Diane, Agility Gate Kristina, & Trailer Transport Susan/Steve for all of their hard work. I could not do it without you all.

Additional Thanks to Kristina Johnson for designing the fabulous event shirts.

Thanks to all of the workers who filled all those ring positions each day. With out all of you we could not have kept the trial running so smoothly.

Thanks to Lisa & Debbie for doing such a wonderful job with the Jr Handler raffle. All their hard work did not go unnoticed. Over the weekend they earned over $1300 for the JH Program. 👏🏻 Thanks to Ron Boe for taking all of the wonderful action photos all weekend long. Roughly 8000 photos were taken over the weekend WOW. Please check out Ron on Facebook to see all the photos. Also make sure to thank him.

There were many achievements big and small over the weekend. Some getting their 1st qualifying run, some getting their 1st title, & some earning multiples. We also had several dogs/handlers earn a NATCH over the weekend.

13 NATCH’s Earned:


Shannon/Pluto V-NATCH

Cindy/Jess NATCH

Cindy/Ellie NATCH

Amanda/Olivia NATCH

Josh/Jasmine NATCH

Jean/Cierra NATCH & V-NATCH

Ann G./Phoebe NATCH

Debbie/Deena NATCH

Beth/Repo NATCH

Beverly/Trooper NATCH

Congratulations to all the teams. 👏🏻🎉

We also handed out some special awards (BEST IN CLASS & HIGH IN TRIAL). The dogs/handlers who earned the Best in Class awards earned the most Qs in the Elite, Open, Novice, or Intro classes over the weekend. The dog/handler who earned the High in Trial award earned the most Qs over all.

Best In Intro: Amanda/Piper

Best In Novice: Billie/Kurfew

Best In Open: Ann H./Nikki

Best In Elite: Kristina/Stark

High In Trial: Kristina/Stark

Way to go!! You all did fantastic. 👏🏻

Please make sure to check out/like the Jumping Chollas Facebook page. Photos and future trial information will be posted on there.

Our next NADAC trial is Dec. 17-19 @ Paseo Verde Park. This trial has already filled but, feel free to come out and watch and enjoy the atmosphere.

The January 2022 NADAC premium will be available very soon. We will announce when it is available. Make sure to get your entries in fast as our trials have been filling with in a couple weeks.

See you at the next trial & have a wonderful week, Jared Gibson Jumping Chollas Agility Club NADAC Show Chair

Photos below taken by Ron Boe.


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