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Brags & Trial Results - 2005

December 18, 2005
Kesa and Mark finish up their Excellent Standard title with all 1st placements.
December 17, 2005
Joker and Leslie earn their FH at the Wild West Dog Sport club trial in Delano, California with a score of 96 under judge Fred Marashi!
December 4, 2005
Kesa and Mark enter their first USDAA Trial picking up Qs in Pairs, Jumpers, Snooker, and Standard all with first places! Kesa also won the 26" class of the Grand Prix, earning a bye voucher to the finals of the Regional Grand Prix Championship, beating the next closest dog (BC) by 8 seconds.
December 3, 2005
Emmy and Kim earn their BH at the Orange County SchH Club trial under USA Judge Jim Elder.
Novermber 20, 2005
Kesa and Mark earn her AXJ with all 1st placements.
November 9 - 13 — 2005 Cynosport World Games
Team Sprite had a great time at the Cynosport World Games in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Agility...USDAA National Championship
Soja - Soja Sprite's Brea du Trieu de Leers SchH3 CD AX OAJ AD SS SG SR and earns a 9th place in the 26" Grand Prix semifinals, the only non-BC to qualify for the 26" Grand Prix finals!
Dockdogs...Cabelas National Series 2006 season opener
Pico - Sprite's Europa with handler Anna Balsamo, finish up their Senior Jumper and Master Jumper titles, qualifying for the Finals and finishing up in 6th place in a field of 300 dogs with a best jump of 21'05"! Pico is the first Master Jumper Belgian of any variety!
Emmy - Sprite's Entertaining Choice with handler Kim Buchanan, earn four legs towards their Senior Jumper title at their first Dockdogs event, qualifying for the Finals and finishing up 11th overall with a best jump of 19'10".
November 7, 2005
Pico's OFA prelims come back with hips rated Excellent and elbows Normal!
October 30, 2005
Cisu - Tarkatan Cisu earns her Schutzhund 3 at the Menlo Park Schutzhund Club trial in Menlo Park, California under SV Judge Wolfgang Henke scoring a 100/99/87 for 286p earning High Tracking and High Obedience
October 29, 2005
Raika - Sprite's Eureka earns her Schutzhund BH at the Menlo Park Schutzhund Club trial in Menlo Park, California under SV Judge Wolfgang Henke.
Kesa - Sprite's Epic Tergosa OA OAJ earns her OAJ in fine style with handler Mark.
October 23, 2005
Thrill - Sprite's Exhilerating Ride NA NAJ and Nancy earn their Novice agility titles their second weekend out with five 1st and one 2nd placements.
October 8, 2005
Tilt - Sprite's Full Tilt earns her AKC tracking certification at the tender age of five months, turning in a lovely performance on a 495 yard track with four turns, aged 45 minutes. Way to go Tilt and owner Marie Ashbaugh.
October 7, 2005
Pico - Sprite's Europa JJ and Anna set a new personal best in dock diving competition at the 2005 Cabela's DockDogs National Championship to become the 2005 DockDogs Junior National Champion! Pico turned in a Masters level jump of 21'9" that had the crowd roaring, followed by another Masters level jump of 20'7". Way to fly, Pico!
October 2, 2005
Kesa - Sprite's Epic Tergosa OA NAJ earns her OA her third weekend out!
September 18, 2005
Kesa - Sprite's Epic Tergosa NA NAJ and Mark pick up their Novice Jumpers title (NAJ) in their second weekend out, plus two legs towards her OA with all 1st placements.
September 11, 2005
Pico - Sprite's Europa JJ and Anna pull out all the stops at the Kiki Classic DockDogs Jump in Norwalk, Connecticut. Pico jumped a personal best 20 feet making it into the finals and placing 11th overall!
September 4, 2005
Kesa - Sprite's Epic Tergosa NA and owner handler Mark Dillemuth earn their Novice Standard agility title with three first place runs their first weekend out!
August 27, 2005
Diva - Sprite's Diva BH and owner handler Christopher Rowley earn their Schutzhund BH at the Saugeen Schutzhund Club of Ontario trial in Orangeville, Ontario under judge Dave Grant.
August 6, 2005
Pico - Sprite's Europa JJ owned by Anna Balsamo earns her DockDogs Junior Jumper title at the 2005 Bass Pro Shops Series DockDog event in Baltimore, Maryland.
June 19, 2005
Sophie - Sprite's Callisto Ivy Sophia SchH1 OB2 and owner handler Mary Parnow earned the second leg towards their CD with a 191 and second place at the Deep Peninula Dog Training Club trial in Hayward, California under judge Lora Cox.
June 18-19, 2005
Soja handled by Derede earn High in Trial out of Novice B both days at the Belgian Tervuren Club of Southern California regional specialty under judges Dorothy McCauley (196) and Shirley Indelicato (199)!
May 22, 2005
Soja handled by Denise earns the third leg of their CD at the Oakland Dog Training Club in Hayward, California under judge Marylou Just with a score of 198.5 and 1st place, finishing up her CD and qualifying for a Front and Finish Excellence award (FFX) at the Platinum level.
March 29 - April 2 — ABTC National Specialty
Team Sprite had a great time at the ABTC National Specialty in Santa Clara, California.
Agility...
Apache - Sprite's Astre d'Austin Engarde NAJ AD AS AR AJ and handler Ken Navarre earned a 1st place in Novice Std 24" to finish his NA title on Tuesday under judge Tamara Domico.
Soja, with substitute handler Karey Krauter, took 1st place in Novice Std 20" on Tuesday. On Wednesday with her regular handler Derede Arthur she also took 1st in Novice Std 20" under judge Tamara Domico.
Cisu, also handled by Derede, took 1st place in Novice JWW 24" and 2nd in Novice Std 24" under judge Tamara Domico.
Obedience...
Sophie - Sprite's Callisto Ivy Sophia SchH1 OB2 and handler Mary Parnow took 1st in Novice A with a score of 193 under judge Alvin Eng.
Dash - Sprite's Dashiell BH also handled by Mary Parnow took 2nd place in Novice A with a score of 189 under judge Alvin Eng.
Cisu earned 1st place in Novice B with a score of 199.5 under judge Alvin Eng and High in Trial! Yeah Cisu!
Soja earned 2nd place in Novice B with a score of 198 under judge Alvin Eng.
Joker earned 3rd place in Open A with a score of 186 under judge Dan Butcher.
March 19, 2005
Denise and Cisu earn the third leg of their CD at the Skyline Dog Fanciers of San Mateo County obedience trial in San Mateo, California under Judge Carl Lentz with a score of 199 and a 1st place, finishing up their CD and qualifying for a Front and Finish Excellence award (FFX) at the Platinum level.
Denise and Soja earned the first leg of the CD at Skyline with a score of 198.5 and 2nd place in the same class.
Leslie and Joker earned the third leg of the CDX at Skyline under Judge Carl Lentz with a score of 191.5 and a 1st place.
Go Team Sprite!
Febuary 27, 2005
Denise and Cisu earn the second leg of their CD at the San Francisco Dog Training Club obedience trial in San Francisco, California under Judge Lora Cox with a score of 197.5 and a 2nd place.
Leslie and Joker earn the second leg of the CDX at the San Mateo Dog Training Club, Inc. obedience trial in San Francisco, California under judge Ronald Simmons with a score of 188.5.
February 18, 2005
Denise and Cisu earn the first leg of their CD at the Santa Clara Valley Kennel Club obedience trial in San Jose, California under Judge Mildred Rothrock with a score of 198!
Leslie and Joker earn the first leg of their CDX at the Santa Clara Valley Kennel Club obedience trial in San Jose, California under Judge Dorothy McCauley with a score of 196!
January 22, 2005
Denise and Cisu earn their FH at the Menlo Park Schutzhund Club trial in Menlo Park, California under SV Judge Friedl Heghmans with a V-rated score of 97!
Mary Parnow and Dash - Sprite's Dashiell, and Deb Kelly and Loki - Sprite's Dark Side, earn their BHs at the Menlo Park trial, earning High B and Runner up, respectively!

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