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Nine and a half days till 2013 CanAm closes!

Kim Davis <kim.davis@...>
 

Get those entries in!

 

Use the handy online entry form and let us know you’re coming!

 

http://www.nafacanam.com/registration.php

 

Guess who else is attending? And don’t forget to check the crating map!

 

http://www.nafacanam.com/crating.html

 

2 Fast Fur U

Alamo Racing Canines

Alaska Dogs Gone Wild

All Revd Up

Animal Inn

Back Draft

Ball Driven Bandits

BC Boomerangs

Beltway Bandits

Blue Ridge Blast

Bone Crushers

Buffalo Wings

Canine Airways

Canine Dirt Diggers

Clean Break

Denver Speed Demons

Dixie Flyers

Do Run Run

DogGoneFast

Dogs of Anarchy

Dogtown

FBI

Flat Out Flyers

Fur Fun

Fur in a Blur

Fuzzy Lightning

Glacier Shakers

Happily Ever After

Hard Drive

High Fives

Holeshot Racers

K-9 Kommotion

Lone Star Ruffnecks

Long Island Road Rage

Lunatic Fringe

Makin' Trax

Mighty Mutts

Music City Road Dogs

N Alabama Box Rockers

New River Rapids

Omaha Speed Racers

Pawsitive Synergy

Quick Silver

Revolution Flyball

Rocket City Racers

Rocket Relay

Rockin Flyball Gang

Ruff Enuff

Ruff House

Some Ruff Competition

Spring Loaded

Texas Heat

Top Dog Racers

Warped Speed

Weston Whirlwinds

 

See you soon!

 


The days are countnig down and it's less than 70 days until CanAm 2013!

NAFANews-owner@...
 

We are still looking for more volunteers to fill 7 rings worth of Line and Box Judge chairs. Whether you are available to be a full time volunteer, or can help by signing up to work as a line/box judge for half day we would be very happy to have you join us in Indianapolis.

As we have done in the past we also are looking for teams that would like to volunteer to fill one of these chairs for half day slots.

We will once again offer our full time volunteers a stipend for travel, hotel and food as well as numerous drawings through out the weekend for all volunteers.

If you are interested in joining the list of volunteers as a full time volunteer, whether for one, two or all three days, or would like to be included on the list as a part time volunteer, please contact Dirk Elber at dirk.elber@....

See you all soon!


Twenty days til closing!

Kim Davis <kim.davis@...>
 

Another flyball weekend has gone by and clubs are designing their CanAm teams as we speak.

 

Get those entries in using the handy online entry form found here!

 

http://www.nafacanam.com/registration.php

 

Check out the crating map and see who’s already attending!

 

http://www.nafacanam.com/2013-cratingspots.gif

 

To view a larger portion of the map, click on that section and it will enlarge.

 

Don’t forget that sponsorships for CanAm divisions are available!

 

http://www.nafacanam.com/sampleSponsorDivisions.html

 

See you all soon!

 

Kim

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Kim Davis, Webmaster

North American Flyball Association, Inc.®

kim.davis@...

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The agenda for the August 10th Board of Directors meeting is posted.

Kim Davis <kim.davis@...>
 

The agenda for the August 10th Board of Directors meeting, including recommendations from the Rules Committee, is now available on the NAFA website.

 

http://www.flyball.org/minutes/agenda_20130810_with_rules_recommendations.pdf

 

Send any comments regarding the rules recommendations to rules@....

 

Thank you.

Kim

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Kim Davis, Webmaster

North American Flyball Association, Inc.®

kim.davis@...

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Nominations for NAFA elections are now open

Kim Davis <kim.davis@...>
 

Nominations for NAFA elections are now open and will remain open through 11:59 PM Central Daylight Time on September 30th.  Elections this year will be for Board of Directors (3 positions), Executive Director, Judge of the Year, Clyde Moore Memorial Hall of Fame (up to 2 inductees) and regional MVPs.  Election results will be announced at the Annual General Meeting in Denver, Colorado January 18, 2014.

NEW to this election year, nominees for the Clyde Moore Memorial Hall of Fame must not have earned NAFA points within 18 months of the close of the nominating period.  For the upcoming election, this means that the nominees may not have earned points subsequent to March 31, 2012.

Direct links to the online nomination forms are available through the NAFA site at www.flyball.org on the following pages:

Judge of the Year - http://www.flyball.org/joy.html

Regional MVP - http://www.flyball.org/stats_regionalMVP2.html

Clyde Moore Hall of Fame - http://www.flyball.org/stats_clyde2.html

Board of Directors and Executive Director - http://www.flyball.org/nafa_elections.html

Please address any questions you have to the chair of the nominating committee, Dana Hanson, at nominees@....

Thank you!

 

 


28 Days Til CanAm 2013 Closing!

Kim Davis <kim.davis@...>
 

Less than a month till closing!

 

Get those entries in at http://www.nafacanam.com/registration.php !

 

Don’t forget to check the crating map and send in your preferences!

 

http://www.nafacanam.com/crating.html

 

Here is a list of those clubs already signed up!

 

Alaska Dogs Gone Wild

Buffalo Wings

Canine Airways

Denver Speed Demons

DogGoneFast

Dogs of Anarchy

FBI

Flat Out Flyers

Fur Fun

Fur in a Blur

Glacier Shakers

Hard Drive

Holeshot Racers

Lone Star Riffnecks

Lunatic Fringe

Makin' Trax

Music City Road Dogs

N Alabama Box Rockers

New River Rapids

Omaha Speed Racers

Pawsitive Synergy

Quick Silver

Rocket Relay

Some Ruff Competition

Spring Loaded

Texas Heat

Top Dog Racers

Weston Whirlwinds

 

See you soon!

 

Kim

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Kim Davis, Webmaster

North American Flyball Association, Inc.®

kim.davis@...

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Plaque Spellings still needed

NAFANews-owner@...
 

Annie Taylor still needs plaque spelling confirmation from the following teams! Contact her as soon as possible at alynnta@... .

Region 1:
Front Runners (1)
Slammers (122)
Rockin Flyball Gang (596)

Region 2:
Hair Trigger (405)
Canadian Canines In Action (619)
K9 Castaways (852)
K-9 Thunder (55)
Street Legal (497)

Region 3:
Happy Hurdlers (30)
High Velocity (574)
Makin' Trax (36)
Canine Dirt Diggers (85)

Region 4:
Harmony Flyball (975)
Paw Position (459)

Region 5:
Texas Heat (338)

Region 7:
The X-Fidos (387)

Region 8:
Can-Do Agility Club (52)
Diamonds in the Ruff (470)
Flyball N~R~G (674)
Good2Go Flyball (525)
Holeshot Racers (734)
Inner Drive K-9 Sports (553)

Region 9:
Go Dog Go (493)

Region 10:
F.A.M.E. (73)

Region 11:
Express Delivery (379)
Ketch This (279)
Storm Riders (566)
Tampa Bay Barkaneers (741)

Region 12:
Adrenaline Drive (942)
Northern Power Paws (475)
Calgary Longshots (119)
Synergetic Surge (685)
Region 13:
2 Fast Fur U (763)
A.R.F.F. (308)
Fast Attack (309)
Flyball MAINEiacs (639)
Howl (916)
Jump Masters (336)
Maine Coast Runners (355)
Ruff Enuff (500)
Weston Whirlwinds (382)
White Mountain Mayhem (658)

Region 14:
Music City Road Dogs (578)
North Alabama Box Rockers (924)
Pensacola Furricanes (847)
Queen City Road Runners (798)

Region 15:
C.I.A. (594)
Clean Break (579)
Corporal Punishment (535)
Flyball Dogs Anonymous (636)
United We Fly (588)

Region 16:
Pawdemonium (255)
RF Revolution (705)
Run Amuck (363)
SoCal Frequent Flyers (923)
Surf City Flyball (848)
Bakersfield Tailspins (892)
Pawdemonium (255)
Santa Barbara Supersonic (777)

Region 19:
Denver Speed Demons (810)

Region 20:
Ready Set Go (755)

Region 21:
Ball Driven Bandits (690)
Dog Gone Devils (682)

Thank you!


August 25th will be here before you know it!

Lady Vader <kim.davis@...>
 

So what's up with August 25th?

It's the deadline for your entry to the 2013 NAFA CanAm Classic on October 18, 19 & 20!

Don't forget that when you enter your teams for CanAm you get to choose your crating area! Well, what are you waiting for?? Get your CanAm teams entered now! Check to see who's already signed up to come! http://www.nafacanam.com/crating.html

For your convenience here is a direct link to the tournament online entry form:

http://www.nafacanam.com/registration.php

We will have our annual CanAm t-shirt available for pre-ordering! Watch for more information on that soon.

Did you know that the CanAm Divisions are available for Sponsorship?

Sponsorships can be from anyone. A small business, flyball club, Region, in memory of a special friend or special dog, etc. Visit http://www.nafacanam.com/sampleSponsorDivisions.html on how to sign up!

As always, this event cannot run without you! Check out the volunteer page to see how you and your club can help to make this event a success! Visit http://www.nafacanam.com/volunteers.html for more information on how you can help.

Visit http://www.nafacanam.com for everything you need to know about the tourney!

See you all in October!


Indiana wants you!

NAFANews-owner@...
 

Less than 90 Days till CanAm!!

We are still looking for more volunteers to fill 7 rings worth of Line and Box Judge chairs. Whether you are available to be a full time volunteer, or can help by signing up to work as a line/box judge for half day we would be very happy to have you join us in Indianapolis.

As we have done in the past we also are looking for teams that would like to volunteer to fill one of these chairs for half day slots.

We will once again offer our full time volunteers a stipend for travel, hotel and food as well as numerous drawings through out the weekend for all volunteers.

If you are interested in joining the list of volunteers as a full time volunteer, whether for one, two or all three days, or would like to be included on the list as a part time volunteer, please contact Dirk Elber at dirk.elber@... .


Nominations for NAFA elections open August 1.

NAFANews-owner@...
 

Nominations for NAFA elections open August 1.

Elections this year will be for Board of Directors (3 positions), Executive Director, Judge of the Year, Clyde Moore Memorial Hall of Fame (up to 2 inductees) and regional MVPs. All nominations must be received no later than September 30, 2013, and may be submitted no earlier than the August 1 opening date. Election results will be announced at the Annual General Meeting in Denver, Colorado January 18, 2014.

Please note that among the changes to the rulebook for 2013 is the requirement that nominees for the Clyde Moore Memorial Hall of Fame must not have earned NAFA points within 18 months of the close of the nominating period. For the upcoming election, this means that the nominees may not have earned points subsequent to March 31, 2012.

Direct links to the online nomination forms will be available when nominations officially open August 1.

Please direct any questions you have to the chair of the nominating committee, Dana Hanson, at nominees@....


Nominations for NAFA elections open August 1.

NAFANews-owner@...
 

Nominations for NAFA elections open August 1. Elections this year will be for Board of Directors (3 positions), Judge of the Year, Clyde Moore Memorial Hall of Fame (up to 2 inductees) and regional MVPs.

All nominations must be received no later than September 30, 2013, and may be submitted no earlier than the August 1 opening date. Election results will be announced at the Annual General Meeting in Denver, Colorado January 18, 2014.

Please note that among the changes to the rulebook for 2013 is the requirement that nominees for the Clyde Moore Memorial Hall of Fame must not have earned NAFA points within 18 months of the close of the nominating period. For the upcoming election, this means that the nominees may not have earned points subsequent to March 31, 2012.

Direct links to the online nomination forms will be available when nominations officially open August 1.

Please direct any questions you have to the chair of the nominating committee, Dana Hanson, at nominees@....


Rocket Relay sets new Multibreed World Record!

Lady Vader <kim.davis@...>
 

Congratulations to Rocket Relay on setting a new NAFA Multibreed of 15.325 on July 14, 2013 at the Instant Replay tournament in Caledonia, ON.

Lineup:
Leonard, Whippet, owned and handled by Aaron Robbins.
Habit, 8" Mix, owned and handled by Don Blewett.
Method, Border Collie, owned by Aaron Robbins, handled by Kelly Robbins.
Vixen, Malinois, owned and handled by Britney Hambleton.

View the video at http://www.flyball.org/stats_WR.html


Let's get ready to race at the world's largest flyball tournament!

Lady Vader <kim.davis@...>
 

It's time! NAFA's premier event, the 2013 CanAm Classic welcomes all competitors October 18, 19 & 20!

The Indiana State Fairgrounds is host once more to the world's largest flyball tournament!

Visit http://www.nafacanam.com for everything you need to know about the tourney format, the handy online entry form, hotel accomodations, and well, just EVERYTHING CanAm related!

Don't forget that when you enter your teams for CanAm you get to choose your crating area! Well, what are you waiting for?? Get your CanAm teams entered now.

For your convenience here is a direct link to the tournament online entry form:

http://www.nafacanam.com/registration.php

Once again, CanAm Divisions for all three days are available for Sponsorship.

Sponsorships can be from anyone. A small business, flyball club, Region, in memory of a special friend or special dog, etc. Visit http://www.nafacanam.com/sampleSponsorDivisions.html on how to sign up!

As always, this event cannot run without you! Check out the volunteer page to see how you and your club can help to make this event a success! Visit http://www.nafacanam.com/volunteers.html for more information on how you can help.

See you all in October!


New Mutlibreed Titling Program

Kim Davis <kim.davis@...>
 

The new Multibreed titling program, that was approved on June 1st, is still in the final design stage, and there a few details that are still in progress.  The program will be effective with the release of the 10/01/2013 rule book.  More details to follow. 

 

Thanks for your patience.

Kim

 

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Kim Davis, Webmaster

North American Flyball Association, Inc.®

kim.davis@...

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Highlights from the June 1st Board of Directors Meeting

NAFANews-owner@...
 

Announcements:

The AGM will take place on January 18th, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Board of Directors meeting will be held January 17th, 2014.

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The Board has approved a new titling program for the Multibreed class. These titles will be earned concurrently with our existing titles (i.e., points earned in the Multibreed class will count for both sets of titles).

The Multibreed titles will also be awarded retroactively. The award(s) associated with each dog's highest retroactive title will be available through a request-only process with the costs covered by NAFA. The awards for the earlier retroactive titles earned by each dog will be available to those people who request them and are willing to pay the associated costs (to be determined).

Points Structure for Multibreed Titles:

20 points - MBD – Multibreed Dog
100 points - MBDX – Multibreed Dog Excellent
500 points - MBDCh – Multibreed Dog Champion
1,000 points - MBDCh-S – Multibreed Dog Champion Silver
2,500 points - MBDCh-G – Multibreed Dog Champion Gold
5,000 points - MBM – Multibreed Master
10,000 points - MBMX – Multibreed Master Excellent
15,000 points - MBMCh – Multibreed Master Champion
20,000 points - MB-ONYX – Multibreed ONYX Award
30,000 points - MBGDCh – Multibreed Grand Champion
40,000 + No titles

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Judge advancements:
Jeanne Harem, Bessemer, AL - Apprentice to Provisional
Matt Goodyear, Pickering, ON - Apprentice to Provisional

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Regional Director Approvals/Appointments:
Region 16 –Candis Amasalian
Region 19 - Terry McLean (acting)
Region 21 –Jayne McQuillen

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Next Meeting:
August 10, 2013 – Detroit, Michigan

Thank you!


6/1/2013 agenda for the upcoming NAFA Board meeting

Kim Davis <kim.davis@...>
 

The agenda for the June 1 Board of Directors meeting, including recommendations from the Rules Committee, is now available on the NAFA website.

 

http://www.flyball.org/minutes/agenda_20130601_with_rules_recs.pdf

 

Send any comments regarding the rules recommendations to rules@....

 

Thank you.

Kim

 

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Kim Davis

North American Flyball Association, Inc.®

kim.davis@...

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Election results

workinglabs@...
 

The election results are now posted on the NAFA web page. Congratulations to all our nominees and winners. This year's election had an impressive 76% overall return rate.


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election closes Thursday

Dana Nichols <workinglabs@...>
 

Just a final reminder that the NAFA election ends at midnight central time zone on Thursday, January 24.  If you have not received your email ballot or have misplaced it, please contact me immediately at workinglabs@....  I will be travelling on Thursday to get to the board meeting and will likely not be able to respond to emails in time to have the election company resend ballots.

 

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Dana Nichols

Greeley, Colorado

workinglabs@...

www.workinglabs.net

www.launchflyball.com

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Agenda for 1/25/13 meeting

Dana Nichols <workinglabs@...>
 

The agenda for the 1/25/13 Board of Directors meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota is now posted on the NAFA web page – www.flyball.org.  The agenda also includes the rules committee recommendations.  Comments regarding the rules recommendations may be sent to rules@....

 

Here is the direct link to the pdf:  http://www.flyball.org/minutes/agenda_20130125_with_rules_committee_recommendations.pdf

 

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Dana Nichols

Greeley, Colorado

workinglabs@...

www.workinglabs.net

www.launchflyball.com

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Voting reminder - 2 weeks left

Dana Nichols <workinglabs@...>
 

Voting will close midnight central time zone on Thursday, January 24, two weeks from tomorrow.  If you have not received your ballot or have any difficulty, please feel free to contact me at: workinglabs@...

 

Ballots were distributed via email to qualified voters (RDs, club owners, approved & supervising judges, ED, and BoD members).  

 

Results will be announced at the Annual General Meeting on January 26, 2013 held in conjuction with the Animal Inn tournament in Minnesota.

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Dana Nichols
workinglabs@...
Greeley, Colorado
www.workinglabs.net
www.launchflyball.com
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