Saturday, June 12, 2010

AWTA DEN TRIAL! Looks like fun

AWTA DEN TRIAL - held rain or shine
Saturday August 28th, 2010

Sponsor: American Working Terrier Association

Host: Fortunate Fido 27548 Royalton Rd. Columbia Station, Ohio 44028

Judge: Yvonne Moore, La Grange, Kentucky

Chairman: Karen Day,
Secretary: Ginger Alpine

Registration starts at 9am Judging starts at 10am

**Participation in AWTA den trials does not require membership, however to receive the
Certificate of Gameness(CG) the owner needs to be a member or become one within 30
days of the trial date. Membership forms will be available at the trial. First year
membership in the AWTA is $10.

Breeds recognized by the AWTA:
For the purpose of an AWTA den trials, an earth breed is one of the correct size and
character to enter a nine-inch artificial earth. The AWTA recognizes these breeds for
competition in den trials:
Australian, Bedlington: Border, Cairn, Cesky, Dandie Dinmont,
Fell, Fox, Glen of Imaal, Jack Russell, Jadg, Lakeland, Norfolk, Norwich, Patterdale,
Scottish, Sealyham, Skye, Welsh, and West Highland White Terriers, and Dachshunds,
Any individual Feist, Rat Terrier, terrier cross, Dachshund cross, or terrier of a breed not
mentioned above, that is suitable in size to fit into a nine-inch artificial earth may also be

Advance Entry: $13 per dog Advance entry must be received by Saturday August 21st
or gate entry rate will apply. Gate entry: $17 per dog Cancellations with full refund
accepted until August 1, 2010

Class Information:
(1) Novice A: Puppies up to 12 mos. who have not previously earned 100% in the
Novice Class
(2) Novice B: Dogs over 12 mos. who have not previously earned 100% in the Novice
(3) Open: Dogs who have earned 100% in either Novice Class or dogs who have worked
to ground in a natural earth or qualified in a similar artificial earth
(4) Certificate of Gameness: Dogs who have earned an AWTA Certificate of Gameness
or scored 100% in Open Class
Novice: Qualifying ribbon to each dog that qualifies (100%) in either Novice Class
Open: Certificate of Gameness, ribbon and AWTA logo flask to each dog that qualifies
Certificate: Ribbon to qualifiers by breed or category

~ Indoor crating available. Building opens at 8am
~ There will be a practice session for novice dogs after regular classes are completed
~There will be a food vendor on site
~ For more info including AWTA rules go to
~For directions to the trial site and hotel info go to
~For inquiries please call or email Karen at 216.228.5452

Hotel and Camping:
• Limited on site dry camping, must call in advance.
• American Wilderness campground- about 15 minutes away from show site. or 440-926-3700
• Motels
Red Roof Inn 440-243-2441 Near 71
Motel 6 440-234-0990 Near 71
Motel 6 440-327-6311 Near Ohio Turnpike

Fill in form completely - one form per dog - PLEASE PRINT

Make checks payable to : Fortunate Fido

Mail to : Ginger Alpine 26283 Folley Rd. Columbie Station, Ohio 44028

Questions: 440-236-9083 or

Full Name of Dog:______________________________Call: Name:_________________
Breed:_____________________________ Class:______________Age:_____Sex:_____
I hereby enter the above at my own risk, and I hereby engage to be responsible for any
injury or damages that may occur to, or be caused by, any animals, vehicles, or trappings
or the loss of any animal, vehicles or trappings owned, used or exhibited by me or by any
other person authorized by me.
I am responsible for the physical condition of any animal under my control or ownership
and I release and hold harmless and will indemnify the property owners, the trial hosts
(Fortunate Fido), the AWTA den trial and any owners, officials, organizers, employees or
agents of the above from any damages, expenses, and/or liability incurred by or caused
by me in connection with the event. I further warrant that any animal I bring to this event
or under my ownership or control is, or will be, free from any communicable disease.
My signature below also authorizes Fortunate Fido to use images of me and my
family/dogs for publication or to promote or document the events in which we
participated. This document is meant to be a full and complete release from any and all
liability that may arise at the event site. This release is given freely and voluntarily by the
participant and is meant to remain in existence throughout the duration of my presence on
the property for any period of time in association with the canine event and/or other
activities whether I am or am not found to be negligent while handling or near a dog at
the event location.
Owner’s Signature:_____________________________________Date:______________
Fees Enclosed:__________________________________________

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