2013 AKC National Tracking Invitational

Results

Team #1
Saturday, September 28, 2013
Judges ~ Sally Elkins & Betty Winthers
Judge’s Comments Overall

Excitement filled the air Saturday morning as tracking enthusiasts from around the country visited with each other in anticipation of the draw for running order. The order drawn was as follows:

Deborah Abbott & Devon, a Golden Retriever
Lynn Kaemmerer &  Flicka, a Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Paula Herwig & Tink, a Cocker Spaniel
Matthew Lipman & Bailey, a Golden Retriever
Michael Roehrs & Rosebud, a Field Spaniel

Track #1, Assisted
Tracklayer, Curt Curtis
CT Gaylan’s I’ll Steel this Dance VCD2 RA SH MX MXJ OF, Golden Retriever
Owned by: Deborah Abbott, Lebanon, IN

Maps of Track #1
Judge’s Comments: Sally Elkins & Betty Winthers

Track #2, Assisted
Tracklayer, Linda Hurst

CT Katydid Vntr’s Pretty Lil Girl BN RN CGC, Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Owned by: Lynn Kaemmerer, Littleton, CO

Maps of Track #2
Judge’s Comments: Sally Elkins & Betty Winthers

Track #3, Passed
Tracklayer, Marge Schultz

CT Maggie Mae Of Iron Water BN RN JH THD, Cocker Spaniel
Owned by: Paula & Steve Herwig, Las Vegas, NV

Maps of Track #3
Judge’s Comments: Sally Elkins & Betty Winthers

Track #4, Assisted
Tracklayer, Cheryl Tisdale

CT Elissa’s Golden Bailey CD, Golden Retriever
Owned by: Matthew & Elissa Lipman, Crescent Springs, KY

Maps of Track #4
Judge’s Comments: Sally Elkins & Betty Winthers

Track #5, Assisted
Tracklayer, Jennifer Hall

CH CT Windward’s Compass Rose RN AX OAJ OF, Field Spaniel
Owned by: Michael & Joanne Roehrs, Bowlilng Green, OH

Maps of Track #5
Judge’s Comments: Sally Elkins & Betty Winthers

Team #2
Sunday, September 29, 2013
Judges ~ Ray Desmarais & Joe Hamzy
Judge’s Comments Overall

Sunday morning, trackers were watching the weather due to the possibility of rain, but it didn’t stop our eager tracklayers, judges or the trackers.  The excitement overshadowed the possibility of rain as everyone focused on the draw for running order. The order drawn was as follows:

David Freddy & Targhee, a German Shepherd
Nikki King & Ethan, a Manchester Terrier
Karen Yates & Rosie, a Labrador Retriever
Inge Suchanek & Trapper, a Labrador Retriever
Carol Kollander & Pixey, a Maltese

Track #1, Assisted
Tracklayer, Ginny Conway

CT Hoch Berg Targhee V Waterton, German Shepherd
Owned by: Haldene & David Freddy, Fort Collins, CO

Maps of Track #1
Judge’s Comments: Ray Desmarais & Joe Hamzy

Track #2, Assisted
Tracklayer, Fran Smith

CT Belflwr Brightparticularstar CD RE THD, Manchester Terrier
Owned by: Nikki S. King & Alvedia Viles, Olympia, WA

Maps of Track #2
Judge’s Comments: Ray Desmarais & Joe Hamzy

Track #3, Assisted
Tracklayer, Karla Curtis

CT Mellowrose Glad All Over CD GN RE JH, Labrador Retriever
Owned by: Karen & Richard Yates, Pflugerville, TX

Maps of Track #3
Judge’s Comments: Ray Desmarais & Joe Hamzy

Track #4, Assisted
Tracklayer, Mary Ginter

CT Lorken’s Twist Of Fate VCD2 RN JH MX MXB MXJ MJS OF, Labrador Retriever
Owned by: Greg & Inge Suchanek, Milton, WI

Maps of Track #4
Judge’s Comments: Ray Desmarais & Joe Hamzy

Track #5, Abandoned Track
Tracklayer, Tim Tyree

CT Joy’s Pixey Girl UD RE, Maltese
Owned by: Carol Kollander, Saint Paul, MN

Judge’s Comments: Ray Desmarais & Joe Hamzy

Track #5, Assisted
Tracklayer, Tim Tyree

CT Roirdan’s Magic Brew VCD1 RE AX MXJ MJB, Beagle
Owned by: Scott & Jane Craig, Jupiter, FL

Maps of Track #5
Judge’s Comments: Ray Desmarais & Joe Hamzy

All the dogs demonstrated their talents at problem solving various scenting obstacles and were amazing to watch work. It was a fabulous weekend full of wonderful people and dogs. We would like to thank everyone involved in making the 2013 AKC National Tracking Invitational a huge success!