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North America Diving Dogs Nationals

Date: Oct 26 - Oct 29, 2022


The purpose of the National Showcase is to create a premier dog event where we can highlight the best dogs in each division.

Where and When:

Ozark Empire Fairgrounds October 27-31, 2021


Invites to The Showcase will be made up of the following:

Needs to attend a Regional

  • Top 25% over all by division* (Open, Lap & Veteran**)
  • 2021 top 3 Regionals Placements per division
  • 2020 top 3 Regionals Placements per division

* top 25% of each division is based on their best regionals final score.

**Veteran division invites is from distance only.

Does NOT have to attend Regionals (as these aren't determined until the end of the season)

  • #1 in Breed
  • Top 10 overall rankings in each division
  • Top 5 dogs in each division at the last chance qualifiers held the two days before.

ALL invites must have a minimum of 15/5/5 splashes to accept their National Showcase invite.

Jumping - Division placement will be determined by the dogs best regionals score


There will be 2 splashes (2 jumps per splash) and a Finals. On your first splash only you will be given an optional practice as your first jump. (must tell the judge once your on the dock)

Each splash is 3 mins. Combine the best of each splash with the seasonal average to get an overall average score.
Division placement going into The Showcase will be determined by the dogs Regionals score.

FINALS - Top 5 -10 dogs depending on division size will be called back for a finals.


Each team comes up once for a standard HD splash. Top 5-10 (depending on division numbers) will come back for finals.

Air Retrieve

"Showcase rules" - Dogs can only start 1 foot below their season average. Top 5 each division will come back for finals. Standard tie-breakers are used.


$115 per discipline


10/27 & 28 - The Classic Last chance qualifier

AR and HD last chance on Wed only, 3 distance splashes each day

10/28 - The Showcase Air Retrieve

10/29 & 30 - The Showcase Distance & Hydro Dash and all Finals

10/30 Banquet to follow finals on Saturday night

10/31 2022 The Classic Double Qualifier

Banquet and Awards

The banquet will be held onsite at the banquet hall after Finals on Saturday night. We will have a selection of meal options (with a vegan choice). More information and sign up here
The Banquet is in the same building as the temperature controlled pools and crating.

Provided by KDR Photography. Only their photographers are allowed to take pictures other than those using cell phones. Do not stand at the edge of the pool to take photos. Stand by for more details on package options and order details.


Camping : There is a number of camping spots available at the event site. Registration will open September 15th. Cost per site is approximately $35-55 depending on the site type and amenities. Call 417 - 833 - 2660 to reserve. The fairgrounds handles these reservations independently of NADD. The only way to reserve is through them.

KOA Springfield -

Hotel recommendations: NADD has saved blocks of rooms are being held for competitors until September 30, 2021. Please call the hotels directly and ask for the NADD rate

NADD Host Hotel - Best Western Coach House (closest to the fairgrounds) 417-862-0701

- - $83+tax (pet fee waived)

The Greenstay on Chestnut 417-863-1440

- - Rate $83+tax (pet fee waived)

Best Western Railhaven 417-866-1963

- - Rate $85+tax (pet fee waived)

There are also a number of AirBnB and VRBO's available


Who can enter: Anyone participating in the Showcase and wanting competition practice or anyone hoping to earn a spot in the showcase via the LCQ invitations. ***After a week we may open to general use if not full. I.E. jump your extra dogs for fun.

When: OCT 27-28

Purpose: Practice for showcase and/or last chance opportunity to earn a spot in showcase

Rules: You earn spots just like a normal qualifier.

Distance - Min 3 splashes, best 3 averaged to get your placement. Top 5 in each division earn an LCQ spot.
AR - best score. Top 5 in each division earn an LCQ spot.
HD - best score. Top 5 in each division earn an LCQ spot.

Showcase Invite: To earn an LCQ spot - must have had your 15 splashes or 5HD or 5AR in 2021 season

Schedule: Wednesday 3 distance , 1 HD, 1 AR
Thursday - 3 distance only

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North America Diving Dogs Nationals
Oct 26 - Oct 29, 2022
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