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2014 Northwestern Regional Championship
September 19th-21st

USCA Judge Frank Phillips (Obedience/Protection)
USCA/SV, WPO Judge Bill Szentmiklosi (Tracking)

Helpers:   Weston Kester (Front Half IPO3, IPO1/2)
                Tim Cutter (Back Half IPO3)


Placer County Schutzhund club is pleased to host this year's Northwestern Regional Championship. We hope to make this a truly Regional event that brings together multiple clubs, promoting the good sportsmanship, teamwork, and camaraderie of this Northwestern Region.

Be sure to check back frequently for the most recent information!



SCHEDULE***

***There has been a change in time for the Regional Meeting and Judge's Dinner. See below.

Friday, Sept. 19th:

  • Official Practice (Schedule TBA)
  • Draw Night @ PCSC field, 8 PM

Saturday, Sept. 20th:

  • First day of competition (Start time TBA)
  • Regional Meeting @ PCSC field, Moved to 5 PM

  • Judges' Dinner, Moved to 8 PM, at Lucille's Smokehouse

Sunday, Sept. 21st:

  •  Second day of competition (Start time TBA)
  • Closing Ceremonies
 

REGISTRATION

Registration for the Regional Championship is now closed.

Competitors, remember to bring your scorebook and your USCA membership card to the event!


 PCSC Field

PCSC Field

VENUE

STADIUM:

PCSC Field
1440 Fiddyment Rd.
Lincoln, CA 95648

Directions (please note: Mapquest Directions to our field are WRONG!): Take I-80 to CA-65. Take CA-65 North toward Marysville. Exit at Sunset Blvd, turn left. Follow this road to the dead end, then turn right on Foothills Blvd North. At the 'T'/stop sign, turn left onto Athens Ave. At the 'T'/stop sign, turn right on Fiddyment Ave. Follow Fiddyment for approximately 1.5 miles; the club will be on the RIGHT, next to the water treatment plant.

TRACKING:

Tracking will be dirt. Competitors will be meeting at a central location (revealed at Draw Night) to caravan to the tracking fields. 

PARKING:

COMPETITORS: Shade is limited and reserved for competitors. Thus, parking near the club house is for COMPETITORS ONLY; this will be strictly enforced. 

ALL SPECTATORS: Spectator and RV parking is available in the side parking lot, which is accessed at the far end (north end) of the field. There is no shade available in this lot; we request that spectators leave dogs at home not only out of respect for our competitors, but also due to the lack of available shade.

EQUIPMENT:

BLINDS
Blinds will start to the left.

 
  Blinds have been provided by Canine Purpose and Full Grip Gear.

Blinds have been provided by Canine Purpose and Full Grip Gear.

HURDLES (jump and wall)

  Jump and Dumbbell rack

Jump and Dumbbell rack

 
  A-frame

A-frame

 

HOTELS

 Orchid Suites

Orchid Suites

We have secured two hotels for this event, both located in the Rocklin-Roseville area.

Best Western Plus Orchid Suites
130 N. Sunrise Ave, Roseville, CA 95747
916-784-2222

Call and reserve under "Dog Championship" by September 5th to take advantage of the group rate ($99, no pet fee). A welcome from the sales manager at Orchid Suites:

The beautiful, newly remodeled Best Western Plus Orchid Hotel and Suites welcomes participants in the 2014 Northwestern Regional Championship event. We are located at 130 No. Sunrise Avenue, right off of Douglas Blvd. in Roseville, CA, near I-80. We offer exceptional amenities including a Full, Hot Buffet Breakfast, two Complimentary Beverages in our Private Lounge, Fitness Center, Business Center, lovely outdoor Pool and Spa, and a Shuttle for local transport. All rooms and suites have a refrigerator, microwave, and coffee maker. Please visit www.bestwesternplusorchidhotel.com for photos and additional amenities.

 

Staybridge Suites
6664 Lonetree Blvd, Rocklin,
916-781-7500

Call and ask for the "Schutzhund Club" rates when making a reservation ($110, $35 pet fee).

 

HOTEL ETIQUETTE

It is becoming increasingly difficult to find good hotels that will allow large dogs without huge 'pet fees'; thus, please remember:

  • All dogs must be crated if left in the hotel room.
  • Please clean up after your dog; poop bags will be provided in the competitor gift bags.
  • Use designated areas or out-of-the-way areas (if no designated areas are available) to relieve your dogs.
  • Please be courteous and respectful of other guests who may not be "into" dogs.

Please remember we are the public face of this sport. All handlers are representing their chosen breed and the sport of Schutzhund/IPO to the general public; we hope all competitors seek to make a positive impact and impression.