Schedule : 2015 AAC NATIONALS
BANNER

PROPOSED TIMELINE
(subject to change)

WED AUGUST 19
2pm to 8 pm
Registration opens
RVs move in
Competitors set up crating areas
Measuring for National Team Applicants

THURS AUGUST 20
6:30 Stadium Opens

PREQUALIFIER
7-730am Measuring available for prequal dogs
7:30-8 am Warm up rings for prequal dogs only
8:30 Prequal Gamblers 1 walkthrough and competition
9:10 Prequal Standard 1 walkthrough and competition
9:50 Prequal  Jumpers 1 walkthrough and competition
10:20-10:45 Break for ring crew, judges
10:45 Prequal Standard 2 walkthrough and competition
11:30 Prequal Gamblers 2 walkthrough and competition
12:10 Prequal Jumpers 2 walkthrough and competition
12:30 Prequalifier finished

WARM UP RINGS
8:30 – 4 pm  Both warmup rings open

ULTIMATE SNOOKER CHALLENGE
7:30-8 Walkthroughs both snooker rings
8:00 Snooker briefings…one ring then the other
9 am-11 am  First dog on the line; snooker begins
One ring to start regular dogs, the other spec/vet
Approx. 11 am 20 min break
11:20-1:15 Snooker Continues
1:15-1:45 Lunch Break
1:45-3:30 pm Snooker finishes

JUNIOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
1 pm Junior Standard ready for walkthrough and briefing
1:20 First dog on the line Junior Standard
1:45 Open Standard ready for walkthrough and briefing
2 pm First dog on line for Open Standard
2:20 Junior Jumpers  walkthrough and briefing
2:35 First dog on line for Junior Jumpers
3pm Open Jumpers walkthrough and briefing
3:15 First dog on line in Open Jumpers
3:30 Junior National Finishes

4 pm OPENING CEREMONIES
Parade of competitors
AT BEER TENT:
Opening remarks and National Anthems
National Championship Courses Drawn randomly
Lifetime Achievement Awards
Prequalifier Awards
Jr. Nationals Awards
Ultimate Snooker Payouts
6-6:30 pm All done….

FRIDAY AUGUST 21
6:30 Stadium opens, showers available

6:30-7:30 All rings open for walkthrough
7:30 am Gamblers Briefing: French and English in separate rings
7:50 am Walkthrough in all rings
8:10 am First dog on the line for first rotation
Steeplechase 1(A), Steeplechase 2(B), Gamblers 1(C)

10:50-11:10 Break

11:10 Walkthrough in all rings
11:25 First dog on line for second rotation
Steeplechase 1(C), Steeplechase 2(A), Gamblers (B)
2- 2:45 Lunch Break

2:45 Walkthrough in all rings
3:00 First dog on line final rotation
Steeplechase 1 (B), Steeplechase 2(C), Gambler (A)
5:30 All rings done
5:45 Gamble 1 Ribbons  at Beer Tent
Steeplechase title ribbons (if any)
Presentation by National Team

SATURDAY AUGUST 22
6:30 am Stadium Opens, showers available

6:30-7:30 All rings open for walkthrough
7:30 am Gamblers Briefing: French and English in separate rings
7:50  am Walkthrough in all rings
8:10 am First dog on the line for first rotation
Standard 1(C) , Gamblers 2 (B), Jumpers 1(A)

10:50-11:10 Break

11:10 Walkthrough in all rings
11:25 First dog on line for second rotation
Standard 1(A), Gamblers 2(C), Jumpers 1(B)
2- 2:45 Lunch Break


2:45 Walkthrough in all rings
3 pm First dog on line final rotation                                                               
Standard 1(B), Gamblers 2(A), Jumpers 1(C)
5:30 All rings done

5 pm Banquet and Entertainment set up                                            
5:45 Ribbons for individual events  in front of grandstand
List of final Steeplechase competitors posted
6:45 Banquet begins
7:45-9:15 Name that Tune
10 pm Banquet finished, Close up Stadium.

SUNDAY AUGUST 22
6:30 am Stadium Opens, showers available

6:30-7:30 All rings open for walkthrough

8 am First Dog on line in first rotation
Jumpers 2 (B) (3 rings), Standard 2(A) (3 rings)
Each rotation consists of two groups running, and one group idle

9:45 Break

10 am All rings open for walkthrough
10:15 First dog on line for second rotation
Jumpers 2(A),  Standard 2 (C)
12 noon Lunch Break

12:45 All rings open for walkthrough
1 pm First dog on line for third rotation
Jumpers 2(C), Standard 2(B)
2:50 All rings finished

3 pm Final Steeplechase ring open for walkthrough
3:10 First dog on line for steeplechase final
4:30 Steeplechase finishes

5 pm Closing Ceremonies Ribbons, Trophies and Awards
7 pm We’re done!!

Monday August 24
Finalize break down
Have fencing, tenting and portapotties picked-up
Restore grounds to pre-Nationals condition.

 

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