Monday, July 11, 2011

AWTA DEN TRIAL- Saturday July 30th, 2011

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 7am Judging starts at 8am

**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 entered.

Advance Entry: $15 per dog Advance entry must be received by July 16th or gate entry rate will apply. Gate entry: $20 per dog Cancellations with full refund accepted until July 16th 2011

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 Class

(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

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

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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