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Author Topic : 29 OCT - SD Performance Dog Trial ENTRY and Request for Suggestions
 rhondacline
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10/26/2018 9:11:56 AM reply with quote send message to rhondacline Object to Post   

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Now accepting entries for the 1 NOVEMBER SD Performance Dog Trial

*dogs can be registered at www.sdperformancedogs.com
You can enter the trial prior to registration, just use PENDING as the ID #

LINK TO ENTRY FORM
https://goo.gl/forms/RyYpWZBZrKfo60vE3


VIEW ENTRIES
https://tinyurl.com/y9xcj43c


Entries will be accepted through 11:59 PM EST on NOV 1st
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I would love to hear your thoughts on how to get more players interested in playing along?

If you haven't entered a trial previously - why not? What can we do to encourage you to enter? ....

If you entered previously, but then didn't enter again - why not? What can we do to encourage you to enter again?


The only idea I had that I thought might make a difference was to have a Titleholder Post here on the forum where we would have a post/reply for each sport - that would at least give us a "log" attached to the game with titleholders.

I'd love to hear any thoughts/ideas/suggestions - I very much enjoy the idea/ability to compete in other sports here on SD - but in order to make the system work we need participation.



Edited to change entry close date to Nov 1st (11:59 PM EST)

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 Alibi
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10/26/2018 2:32:34 PM reply with quote send message to Alibi Object to Post

I'm enjoying it, I missed last time just due to being busy with life.

I do find it's hard to keep track of which titles or legs my dogs have achieved and which classes to enter them into. That being said it could just be me and my super busy RL getting in the way lately that I don't have time to properly keep track.
I try to keep track of it in the individual dogs notes but I fall behind and then it's hard to find the info again.

All in all though I think you're doing a wonderful job with it all and I definitely appreciate having another aspect to the game.
 rhondacline
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10/27/2018 1:28:59 PM reply with quote send message to rhondacline Object to Post

I have the same issue with remembering who's doing what -
I ended up using some index cards

So I have an index card with the dogs name - his SDPD # - the events he/she competes in with a little ______ ______ ______ for each leg required for the title.
That way I can put the date/score for each leg as its achieved.

If you need to look something up - here's how I'm recording everything.

You can look at the last Trial info to see class info / what you entered last time etc

If you go to SDPerformanceDogs.weebly.com and then go to the events page there is a link to the Files for each sport - I track qualifing legs there plus titles.

Also, if a title is earned the date is listed on the SD Performance Dog REGISTRY list also
- So on that sheet you'll see all titles earned for the dog.
 rhondacline
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10/29/2018 9:22:25 PM reply with quote send message to rhondacline Object to Post


Entries will remain open until 11:59 PM - NOV 1

since I'll be tied up with getting the Chronicle out, there's no reason to close entries until the 1st

 rhondacline
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10/31/2018 8:21:14 PM reply with quote send message to rhondacline Object to Post

Bumping this -

Entries remain open through the 1st
 Sweetbrier
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11/2/2018 7:41:25 AM reply with quote send message to Sweetbrier Object to Post

Where are results posted? Do you have a link? Could not find bulletin board.
 rhondacline
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11/2/2018 9:32:16 PM reply with quote send message to rhondacline Object to Post

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I have to judge the events before there are any results to view.

It usually takes a few days for judging.


I will also continue to hold the entries open through today (Nov 3) - I have more dogs I'd like to enter, but haven't had a chance while I was working on the Chronicle.

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 LeBleu
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11/11/2018 2:45:16 PM reply with quote send message to LeBleu Object to Post

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I've decided to go ahead and cancel the Performance Trials for the time being.

Between work, the holidays, the chronicle and life - there's just not enough time.

If there is interest, I would like to start it up again after the first of the year.


Ooops
This is Rhonda - Just logged in from one of my other kennels.

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Last edited by LeBleu on 11/11/2018 2:46:23 PM

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