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  • The 2015 Fall Festival is Here!

     

     

     

                        NOTE: NEW SCHEDULE; NEW EVENTS !!!!! 

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    OCT. 10 & 11, 2015

    Norfolk County Agricultural High School

    400 Main Street, Walpole, MA 02081

     Match Judge: Ms. Sheila Robbins

     Todmorden Norfolk Terriers

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    Saturday, October 10th

    Sleep late … take time to see the Fall Foliage … come early and walk on the grounds with your dogs … come to our obedience and rally run thrus –our match will START at 4:oo p.m.

    1:00 – 2:00 try your hand at obedience … be coached or be judged … your call …  up to 5 minutes ring time per dog.  Work on heeling, retrieving, stand for exam/exercises of your choice. Sign up on site.

    2:15 – 3:00 try your hand at rally … be coached or be judged … your call … up to 5 minutes ring time per dog. Sign up on site.

    3:00 Match Registration

    4:00 Match judging begins with longtime Norfolk breeder Sheila Robbins from Elkins, New Hampshire.

    Dinner:

    Dinner will be on site at approximately 6:30  … no need to travel … pizza, salads, desserts, soft drinks (pre-registration required).

    All Saturday Events will be indoors … plenty of crating space for your dogs, indoor restrooms, climate controlled training facility.

     

    ANTA CLUB STORE BOTH DAYS WITH LOTS OF NEW THINGS.

    RAFFLE ITEMS … SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE

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    Sunday, October 11
    Note – Times are approximate.  We will start lure coursing in the morning when the temperature should be cool (the weather in New England is variable!). After that, times are variable depending on the number of dogs, the interest of owners, and the weather.

    8:30                          Breakfast, courtesy of ANTA

    9:30                          Registration for sporting events

    9:30-10:30              Lure Coursing

    10:30-12:00            Earthdog, Barn Hunt, Flat Racing

    (Special attention to beginner dogs and handlers)

    12:00                        Lunch Break – followed by Annual Meeting (all welcome)

    1:00 – 1:30               Flat Racing for ‘bragging rights’

    1:30 -2:30               Lure Coursing

    Field event etiquette – dogs must be kept on lead at all times unless actively participating in an event. Please be patient and friendly with inexperienced dogs and owners.
    CLUB STORE OPEN – AGILITY PRACTICE RUNS IN TRAINING ROOM AFTER LUNCH

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    Saturday Match Classes:

    01A & 01B             Puppy Dog & Puppy Bitch 2-4 months

    02A & 02B             Puppy Dog & Puppy Bitch 4-6 months

    03A & 03B            Puppy Dog & Puppy Bitch 6-9 months

    04A & 04B            Puppy Dog and Puppy Bitch 9-12 months

    05A & 05B             Junior Dog and Junior Bitch 12-18 months

    06                        Adult Dog – No Major points

    07                        Adult Bitch – No Major Points

    08                        Companion Dog – dogs without points; may be neutered

    09                        Companion Bitch – dogs without points; may be spayed

    10                        Veteran Dog – 8 years of age and older

    11                        Veteran Bitch – 8 years of age and older

    12                        Biffin of Beaufin Dog Stakes –  Champions and major point winners

    13                        Merry of Beaufin Bitch Stakes – Champions and major point winners

    14                        Junior Handling – open to handlers up to age 17;borrowed dogs OK!

    15                        Family Class – stud dogs and brood bitches with 2 or  more get

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    Fee Schedule

    Pre-entries: $15.00 per dog includes Saturday’s match & Sunday’s events

    10.00 each additional dog for both Saturday & Sunday; same owner with same address as first dog.

    Saturday Only or Sunday Only (pre-entry) – $10.00 per dog

    The cost per dog for those registering on-site on Saturday or Sunday will be $12.00 per dog, per day. Pre-registration is strongly recommended for everyone’s convenience.

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    ENTRY FORM:

    When entering a dog in the Match you MUST provide all information requested below. For Sunday events only, you may enter your name and the dog’s name only. Entries must be received by October 3, 2015.

     

    OWNER:_______________________________________________________

    ADDRESS:______________________________________________________

    PHONE:__________________________ EMAIL:__________________________

     

    DOG #1 REGISTERED NAME:

     

    SEX:______________ DOB:________________

    BREEDER:______________________________________________________

    SIRE:__________________________________________________________DAM:__________________________________________________________

    SATURDAY MATCH CLASS NAME:____________________________

    CLASS #________________

     

    DOG #2 REGISTERED NAME:

     

    SEX:______________ DOB:________________

    BREEDER:______________________________________________________

    SIRE:__________________________________________________________DAM:__________________________________________________________

    SATURDAY MATCH CLASS NAME:______________________________

    CLASS #________________

     

    (For additional dogs, please copy this form)

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    REGISTRATION

     

    Saturday dinner reservation # attending ___ @ $20.00 pp $_________

     

    Sunday lunch reservation # attending ___@ $10.00 pp        $________

     

    Match entry(ies) – see fee schedule –                                          $________

     

    Sunday only events @ $10.00 per dog                                      $________

    (Please include dog’s name on entry form and

    indicate ‘Sunday only’)

     

    TOTAL                                                                                            $_________

     

     

    Please make a single check, payable to ANTA, for food and activities and send with entry form to:  Sheila Foran, 206 Cedar Ridge Terrace, Glastonbury, CT. 06033 by October. 3, 2015

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    Cardiac Clinic, Sunday, October 11

    Board Certified cardiologist Dr. John McGregor will be doing Doppler heart exams between 10:00 a.m. and Noon on a first-come basis but you DO need to sign up and pay in advance (if appropriate).
    To complete the CHF study of MVD, we need dogs six years of age and older who have NOT previously been examined in this study. These dogs will be tested at NO charge.
    Cost for all other Norfolks regardless of age is $150.

    ANTA Cardiac Clinic

    Name:____________________________________________

    Telephone:______________________________________

    Email:____________________________________________

     

    1. Dog’s Name:___________________________________

    DOB:_____________

    My dog is 6 years of age or older and has NOT been tested previously

    for the CHF Study ____ no charge

    Charge for all other dogs                 $150.00

     

    2. Dog’s Name:___________________________________

    DOB:_____________

    My dog is 6 years of age or older and NOT been tested previously

    for the CHF Study  ___ no charge

    Charge for all other dogs                        $150.00

     

    3.Dog’s Name:_____________________________

    DOB:_____________

    My dog is 6 years of age or older and has NOT been tested previously

    for the CHF Study. ___ no charg

     

    Charge for all other dogs                        $150.00

     

    TOTAL                                                 $__________

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    NOTE: NO FLEXILEADS !  DOGS PARTICIPATING IN SPORTING EVENTS SHOULD NOT WEAR HARNESSES, OR HAVE ANYTHING HANGING FORM THEIR COLLARS THAT COLD BECOME CAUGHT ON EQUIPMENT.

     

    PLEASE READ CAREFULLY:  Sporting events can be strenuous for our dogs, especially if they are elderly, overweight, or out of condition. It is the responsibility of each owner to see that dogs are comfortable and have access to shade and water at all times. Owners must monitor their dogs to ensure that an event is compatible with the dog’s physical condition. ANTA reserves the right to limit participation for dogs that, in the opinion of the Club, are not physically fit enough to participate

    DIRECTIONS

    FROM BOSTON AND POINTS NORTH

    1. Route 95 South

    2. Exit Route 109 to Westwood- Stay on Route 109 for approximately 3.8 miles

    3. Left onto North Street. (At Bubbling Brook Ice Cream Stand)

    4. Continue to the “T” in the road (Small pond on right)

    5. Right onto Main Street (Route 1A) – Right at first driveway

    FROM THE WEST

    1. Mass Pike to Route 495 South

    2. Exit at Route 1A in Wrentham (Wrentham Outlet exit)

    3. Follow Route 1A into and through Wrentham Center

    4. Continue on Route 1A through Walpole Center

    5. From the lights at Walpole Center at the intersection of Routes 1 and 27 continue up the hill (still on Route 1A).

    6. Pass through a yellow flashing light and a set of full lights at the Stop and Shop Plaza.

    7. After the Stop and Shop Plaza, as you go up the hill, you will see a flashing yellow light on the left. We are the third driveway on the left after the yellow flashing light, immediately after the white board fence.

    FROM RHODE ISLAND AND POINTS SOUTH

    1. Route 95 North

    2. Take Exit 9, and follow the signs for Route 1 to Walpole

    3. Take a left on Route 27 at the intersection at the first set of lights

    4. Follow Route 27 (quite windy and twisty, three sets of lights, a stop sign and another set of lights before you come to Route 1A)

    5. Right onto Route 1A (Main Street) in the center of Walpole

    6. From Walpole Center (the intersection of Routes 1 and 27), pass through a yellow flashing light and a set of full lights at the Stop and Shop Plaza.

    7. After the Stop and Shop Plaza, as you go up the hill, you will see a flashing yellow light on the left. We are the third driveway on the left after the yellow flashing light, right after the white board fence.

    FROM THE EAST

    1. From Route 128, exit onto Route 95 South

    2. Exit at Coney Street (Exit 10)

    3. Right at the end of the Ramp

    4. Left at Route 1 Intersection (first set of lights)

    5. Right at Route 27 Intersection (first set of lights

    6. Follow Route 27 (quite windy and twisty, three sets of lights, a stop sign and another set of lights before you come to Route 1A)

    7. Right onto Route 1A (Main St.) in the center of Walpole

    8. From Walpole Center (the intersection of Routes 1 and 27), pass through a yellow flashing light and a full set of lights at the Stop and Shop Plaza.

    9. After the Stop and Shop Plaza, as you go up the hill, you will see a flashing yellow light on the left. We are the third driveway on the left after the yellow flashing light, right after the white board fence

     

     

     

    Questions:

    Motels, dinner, lunch, site, events and activities:

    Lori Pelletier @ 508-361-0422

    Registration, cardiac clinic, match:

    Sheila Foran @ 860-430-9887

    Sforan2@cox.net

     

    Lodging:

     

    Red Roof Inn- Mansfield/Foxboro

    80 Forbes Blvd., Mansfield, Mass.

    508-339-2323

     

     

    Directions to motel: Traveling on I-95

     

    Follow I-95 to Commercial Street/SR 140/Exit 7A and turn right at the second traffic light into Cabot Business Park. The Red Roof Inn will be on the left side of the road.