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Tidbits 9/9/2019

Here are a few items that I posted to social media recently. Most of these are rule changes for the various organizations.


The AKC has implemented a couple of one year pilot programs involving training in the ring starting 1/1/2020. …

Tidbits 7/25/2019

I have been making some changes in the Training section. The listing for each organization now begins with the City that the training site is located in. This may help people find a location near them. The overview map can also be used to see the trainers close to where you are. …

Tidbits 7/12/2019

A couple of items for this edition. Some trial updates and a bit of background on how I scan for things. 

Trial Updates 

Tampa Bay Agility Club (TBAC) has moved their trials to the Dog Training Club of St. Petersburg facility for 2020. …

Tidbits 6/30/2019

A few items in this Tidbits. New AKC trials in the Panhandle, new implementation dates for Preferred/Regular and different jump heights at the same trial, and a new potential agility site for large events.

For those of you in the Panhandle

Tidbits 6/4/2019

Got a couple of items in this edition of the news. Maybe some fundamental changes in the web site structure and some recent posting to Facebook.

  • The software that I use to create and modify this web site has not seen much love in recent years. …

Tidbits 3/13/2019

Indian River Dog Training Club has cancelled their May Agility trial.

The following are some articles that I shared on Facebook/Twitter during the past few months (definitely simpler than making up one of these).

NADAC is bringing back Gamblers in August 

Tidbits 1/27/2019

Since 2018 is complete, the agility trial statistics for 2018 are complete. You can view the statistics at: Agility Trial Stats. There were some gains and losses between the various venues but AKC is still #1 and CPE is still #2. …


Support for Google+ will be dropped a bit sooner than I anticipated. The service I use to post the Premium and News items to Facebook, Twitter and Google+ will be restricting the maximum messages to 3 per day per service for the free account effective November 1. …

Tidbits 10/10/2018

Google sunsetting Google+ for consumers

Google has announced that they will be shuttering Google+ for consumers in about 10 months. I guess they will keep a version for businesses. Thus I will be removing G+ as a notification option in the next few months. …

AKC FAST - One Jump Start

The AKC has made a small but significant change to the FAST class. A judge may now designate a single winged jump as the starting point of the FAST run. The jump may be unidirectional or bidirectional at the judge’s discretion. …

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