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Dog Sports Unlimited

Fast CAT (9/9/23 - 9/10/23)

The Tampa Bay Chihuahua Club and the Great Dane Club of North Central Florida are teaming up to bring you 4 Fast CAT events over the weekend of September 9th & 10th.

Advance Entries Closed (Day of Entries Accepted)
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Fast CAT (9/9/23 - 9/10/23)
Fast CAT (9/9/23 - 9/10/23)

Time & Location

Sep 09, 2023, 8:00 AM – Sep 10, 2023, 4:00 PM

Dog Sports Unlimited, 875 Tater Rd, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168, USA

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About the Event

This weekend of Fast CAT events is brought to you by the Tampa Bay Chihuahua Club (Saturday) and the Great Dane Club of North Central Florida (Sunday).

We've got big dogs and little dogs and everything in between. It's going to be fun for everyone!

The event numbers are:

#2023231113 (TBCC)

#2023231114 (TBCC)

#2023510207 (GDCNCF)

#2023510208 (GDCNCF)

Tickets for these events can be purchased in advance through this website or you can fill out the form found on the last page of the premium and mail it to the address indicated on the cover of the premium.

Fast CAT is a two person operation. You need one person to catch and one person to release. If you are all by yourself, let us know when you check in. If we have an available volunteer, we can help you out. We don't always have extra people so please try to have a buddy but we will help if able.

Since this is an AKC event, all rules governing the trials are in effect. No dogs are permitted to have prong collars, choke collars, or electronic collars on the track our on the grounds where the trial is being held. We ask that you follow these rules and make sure your dog is not wearing one of these three types of collars. If you have a dog that is difficult to handle on a flat collar or harness, our staff can show you tricks on how to use a flat collar and leash more effectively for dogs with high energy.

Also keep in mind that each dog must be inspected prior to every run it makes. The inspector is near the check-in tent so make it a point to head there first when you're ready to run. AKC rules require an inspection prior to each run. We have to make sure the dog is not injured or in heat. If you should ever notice that your dog is limping or showing signs of distress, you should not run them. In these cases you will get a full refund. We don't want any dogs getting hurt so let's play it safe.

We will be accepting advance registration via the website up until September 7th. The fee is $25 per run.

IMPORTANT ONLINE ENTRY INFORMATION

If you register a dog online, you can register for multiple events at the same time without having to fill out the dog's information more than once. We're trying to save trees and make your life easier at the same time! Here's how it works:

  1. Buy the appropriate number of tickets based on the number of events you will be entering your dog for.
  2. Click the "Checkout" button.
  3. Enter all the required information for the dog being entered.
  4. Make sure the number of events entered matches the number of tickets you bought.
  5. Click "Get Tickets"
  6. You will need to enter your payment information to complete the sale.

You will repeat this Process for each dog you enter in events. Bring all your tickets for proof of purchase. Please be sure to read the entire premium. There's a lot of important information in it. Here's the Premium. Hope to see you at the track!

All dogs entering events will need an AKC number (PAL/ILP or Canine Partner). If your dog does not have a number, you can visit one of the following AKC websites:Canine Partner (mixed-breed) https://www.akc.org/caninepartners/enroll.cfmPAL/ILP (purebred) https://www.akc.org/pdfs/ilpform.pdf

Here's the Premium.

Hope you come out and spend the weekend with the TBCC, GDCNCF,  and Dog Sports Unlimited. It promises to be a fun weekend of Fast CAT action.

IMPORTANT CANCELLATION INFORMATION

Weather is always a factor when we're doing outdoor dog sports. Please check the Dog Sports Unlimited Facebook page prior to coming out to get cancellation notifications when weather might be a factor. Just because it's not raining where you are is no guarantee that it's not raining where we're at. Significant rain the night before can be a factor as well so check our Facebook page before you make the drive to New Smyrna Beach.

Fast CAT Camps

If you're looking for some Fast CAT fun in between AKC events, be sure to check out our Fast CAT Camps. We usually have one or two a month, depending on how many AKC events we have scheduled. For one low fee you get to run your dog between 6 PM - 10 PM (7 PM - 10 PM in August). Most dogs can get 3 runs in over the course of the evening. That's a pretty good amount of exercise for the average dog. Not to mention, they have a blast doing it.

Check out our Track Schedule for upcoming camp dates. Hopefully we'll see you at one soon.

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