The 25th Annual Disc Dog Southern Nationals ~ USDDN Qualifier
April 12-13, 2014
25th ANNIVERARY of the Disc Dog Southern Nationals
Atlanta Dogwood Festival
Piedmont Park, Atlanta, GA
Across from Grady High School
Parking at the Park Tavern Parking lot (Must pay meter parking)
500 10th Street NE, Atlanta, GA
WOOF! Sports USA
The Greater Atlanta Dog & Disc Club
Pre-Registration is open. All competing
dogs, must Pre-register due to festival pet
The Disc Dog Southern Nationals USDDN Qualifier will be hosted at the
Atlanta Dogwood Festival at Piedmont Park, Atlanta, GA, April 11-12-2015,
so save this date on your calendars to come watch the Disc Dog Southern
Nationals, which is one of the world is most prestigious Canine Disc
competitions for over 2 ½ decades. The weather is looking great and the
crowds are expected to be larger than ever.
If you are planning on competing with your dog in the Disc Dog Southern
Nationals pre-register is required. You can get more information from the
Greater Atlanta Dog & Disc Club website, .
Pre-Registration is open from the GADDC website 30 days before the event
and closes the day before. We will accept walk up preregistration; however,
we request that you preregister for easy the day of. This event will be
offering only the two (2) USDDN Qualifier divisions on Saturday and other
beginner and Toss & Fetch divisions on Sunday. Anyone can
enter the Pro, Novice and JR kids division.
Anyone can enter these divisions, but you MUST Pre-Register at the
GADDC website, .
Both divisions require pre-registration as they only allow competing dogs
at this class A Festival and they dos not allow spectators to bring dogs at this
However, if you are a dog lover you are not going to want to miss
this amazing array of athletic dogs showcasing their special bond with their
human partners. When you arrive and complete your registration onsite
you will receive a special dog bandana for your dog(s) which allows you to
have your dog at our event site at the festival. However, no dogs are
allowed to walk around the other parts of the festival.
This allows you to drive up and unload either at the Park Tavern Lot or on 10th Street; however you must
still pay for parking and place their paid receipt in your car window or find Free parking on the street.
(a parking pass may not be necessary as everyone will have to pay for parking if you park at the Park Tavern)
This event does NOT allow you to bring your own tent, so tenting will be
provided, so do not bring anything you do not need as everyone will have
to share tenting; Also, because this is a Class A Festival downtown Atlanta
paid Parking is available at the Park Tavern Restaurant at 500 10th Street
NE Atlanta, GA and Piedmont Street or Free on 10th Street. You will be able
to drive up and unload in the gravel parking lot but you will want to bring
a wagon to roll stuff down the hill to the field area. Parking managed by the City of
Atlanta now and is usually $20 a day.
The nicest and closest hotel is the LaQuinta Inn in Atlanta, GA near
Vinings area. This is on I-285 and W. Paces Ferry Road in Atlanta. They
have a $75 room rate on the internet. This is a great area with lots of
shopping and local pubs.
La Quinta Inn & Suites Atlanta Paces Ferry
2415 Paces Ferry Rd Southeast, Atlanta, GA 30339
This is one of the South’s largest music, arts and crafts festivals so you are not
going to want to miss it our Disc Dog Southern Nationals dynamic crowds tend to be around
10,000 - 15,000 weather permitting.
Saturday, April 11th & Sunday, April 12th Tournament Schedule
9:30 am ............. Registration
10:45 am ........... Players Meeting
11:00 am............ Opening Ceremonies
11:05 am............ Competition
Between 4-5pm.. Awards
SATURDAY - Divisions
Super Open Freestyle - Round 1
Open Freestyle - Toss n Fetch
Super Open Freestyle - Toss n Fetch round
Super Open Freestyle - Round 2
FREESTYLE JAM SESSION
Novice Toss & Fetch - Round 1 ï¿½ Beginner
Pro Toss & Fetch - Round 1
Super Pro Toss & Fetch - Round 1
FREESTYLE JAM SESSION
Novice Toss & Fetch - Round 2 ï¿½ Beginner
Pro Toss & Fetch - Round 2
Super Pro Toss & Fetch - Round 2
FREESTYLE JAM SESSION
This event is a USDDN Qualifier so there will be the top 4 new teams and 3
alternate teams Qualified in both Super-Open Freestyle and Super-Pro
Toss & Fetch divisions for the USDDN Disc Dog World Finals in
Cartersville, GA Oct 10-11, 2015.
If you have any questions please contact Melissa Heeter,
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