Veterinary Surgical Centers of the Delta

Splash Dogs Splash Dogs Nationals Dock Jumping Competition

Venue Information
Tamarack Junction Casino
13101 S. Virginia St.
Reno, NV 89511
Tamarack Junction Casino

Sat Sep 14
Registration opens - 8AM
Open Practice Dock - 8AM
Super Vertical Finals Pool 2 - 9:00 am
Jr Handler Semi Finals - 9:00 am
Lap Dog Semi Finals - 10:00 am
Splash Semi Finals - 11:00 am
Senior Semi Finals Pool 2 - 12:00 pm
Pro Semi Finals Pool 2 - 1:00 pm
Junior Semi Finals - 1:00 pm
Extreme Semi Finals Pool 2 - 2:00 pm
Dock Closes - 6PM

Sun Sep 15
Registration opens - 8AM
Open Practice Dock - 8AM
Splash Finals - 9:00 am
Jr Handler Finals - 10:00 am
Lap Dog Finals - 11:00 am
Junior Finals - 12:00 pm
Senior Finals - 1:00 pm
Pro Finals - 2:00 pm
Extreme Finals - 3:00 pm
Finals - 9:00 am
Dock Closes - 4PM

There will be practice between Splashes as time permits

Please check in at least 1 hour before your Splash and at least 1 hour prior to the first Finals on Sunday for the finals.

Be ready for your Splash. You will be scratched from the heat if you are not available.

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Event Details/Entry Information

  • Event Entry: I will have more info on 8/21/2013
  • Parking: Parking will be in lot behind Tamarack Junction which is adjacent to Splash Dogs venue area. There will be drop off points
  • Crating: Please see registration for crating area
  • Venue Rules: T-Shirts Pre-Registration is strongly suggested for the 2013 National Championships. If you are not yet qualified you may still pre-register in hopes of securing your final qualifying legs. As in past years, we will be offering a Splash Dogs Championship T-Shirt to each of our Championship Teams. Once you pre-register, please send an email to with "t-shirts" in the subect field with size and number of shirts. In order to receive the size you are requesting you must pre-register by Monday, September 9th. Additional shirts are $25, (add $2 for 2X and $3 for 3X) Championship Format The National Championships will be run with a Semi Finals round (on Saturday) and a Finals round (on Sunday) for each division. Any division with 15 or fewer entries will run all competitors in the Semi Finals and the top 6 dogs will go to Championship Finals round on Sunday. Divisions with more than 15 entries will run all competitors in the Semi finals and the top 12 will go to the Championship

Event Rules/Information

  • This is an Outdoor event to be run into two 20 x 40 Splash Pools.
  • The dock will two 40 ft Docks, Astro turf surface.
  • Training for new comers and others will be provided.
  • This event will be open to all dog / handler teams who wish to enter as space permits.
  • Please bring crate to store your dog or have other means to store your dog.
  • Abuse will not be tolerated.
  • Absolutely NO pushing, shoving or throwing your dog into the pool.
  • Please have dogs shots up to date, tags or bring current shot and vaccine papers. Please be responsible for the safety of your dog and others!!!
  • Dog / handler teams may enter only one or as many Splashes as they wish (a separate entry fee must be paid for each Splash)
  • Dog / handler teams will be placed in groups of up to 15 teams within each heat.
  • Each team will receive two (2) competition jumps.
  • One dog/ handler on the dock at a time during competition.
  • All dogs will have the opportunity to acclimate to the dock area prior to their first official competition jump as time permits.
  • Allotted practice time based on event time constraints.
  • The dock will close to all practice jumping 15 minutes prior to the start of each competition Splash, for competitors warm-up.
  • Handlers or handlers representatives must be present to accept ribbons and awards.
  • Ribbons will be awarded after each heat, so stick around. Ribbons will not be mailed.
  • Female dogs in heat will NOT be allowed to compete or in the competition area.

Event Registration

  • This Splash Dogs event is open to any dog / handler team who wishes to enter. You may do this in one of two ways: Online or on-site
  • You will then be required to pay the registration fee, sign a waiver and show papers when you check-in at the event.
  • Register on-site at least one hour prior to the Splash in which you would like to compete.
  • Pre-Registrants will be given PRIORITY for entry in a Splash
  • Heats will be determined as competitors enter.
  • Entry e-mail confirmation -- please provide email address with registration.
  • On-site registration will be available only as space permits. Please pre-register to ensure your spot in a Splash.
  • You will be able to pay Splash/practice fees and purchase merchandise with a credit card at this event.

    Splash Registration Fee is $60 and $60 for additional Splashes, payable to Splash Dogs (cash, check, or Visa/Master Charge). $20 to practice. If you decide to compete your practice fee will apply towards Splash entry fee. Practice is for Open dock practice

Register Now For:
Splash Dogs Nationals
Reno, NV
Sep 14 - Sep 15, 2013

Handler Information:
The handler must be a single person, please do not list multiple first names. You may opt to change the handler at the event when you check-in onsite.
*First Name :
*Last Name:
Address 1:
Address 2:
Zip Code:
Country (If Different Than US):
Contact Phone:
* It is important you provide a phone number so we can contact you if there are schedule changes or we need to contact you during the event (we've had dogs sitting in the sun or escaping out of crates while their people are at lunch, etc)
Junior Handler (age 6-15): Yes No
Handler's Date of Birth:
(required for Junior Handlers)

Dog Information:
*Dog's Name (Call Name only):
* If you wish to include titles, pronunciation and/or their registered name, please include this info in the "Tell me about your dog" section.
Dog's Owner: First Name: Last Name:
* In cases where a dog is handled by multiple people, please enter the person listed as the owner with Splash Dogs. If you are not sure who is listed as the owner, please visit: If this is left blank, the handler will be listed as the owner.
Dog's Date of Birth:
Dog's Gender: Male Female
If your dog is a mixed breed dog or a breed not included in our list, please select "Other" as the breed and specify the mix of breeds in "Other Breed"
Dog's Breed:
Other Breed:
Dog's Height
at Withers (in inches):

Entry Information:
In which waves do you want to compete? (You may enter as many as you like. Please only select practice checkboxes if you do not plan to enter a wave.)

Saturday: Practice 2013-09-14Super Vertical Finals Pool 2 - 09:00AMJr Handler Semi Finals - 09:00AMLap Dog Semi Finals - 10:00AMSplash Semi Finals - 11:00AMSenior Semi Finals Pool 2 - 12:00PMPro Semi Finals Pool 2 - 01:00PMJunior Semi Finals - 01:00PMExtreme Semi Finals Pool 2 - 02:00PM
Sunday: Practice 2013-09-15Splash Finals - 09:00AMJr Handler Finals - 10:00AMLap Dog Finals - 11:00AMJunior Finals - 12:00PMSenior Finals - 01:00PM - Wave FullPro Finals - 02:00PM - Wave FullExtreme Finals - 03:00PM

Have you ever participated in a Dock Jumping event? Yes No
Do you want to be placed on our mailing list? Yes No
*Tell us about your dog:
*Do you have a favorite story about your dog?:
Please only click the Submit Registration button Once.
Tony Reed - 600 Bailey Road, Suite 400 - Pittsburg, CA - P. 925-783-6149