IPO, Personal Protection and French Ring -- 3 different dog sports, one incredible weekend
The first Dog Sport Festival was in 2009 at Sweet Corn Kennel and since then the concept has spread to OH, NC, TN and is continuing.
The Chicago Dog Sport Festival is held annually at Sweet Corn Kennel in St. Anne, IL (about 40 miles south of Chicago). The event is always well attended and continues to grow each year.
Come on out and join us!
Labor Day Weekend August 29-31, 2014
Judge : Jackie Purdham
Helpers: Waine Singleton & Jason Murphy
Tracking: nice grass
Tracking Caravan meets 7am SHARP at McDonalds parking lot on Court Street in Kankakee, off exit 308
Judges Dinner 7pm at
10 am Training Day / Cookout
Bring a dish to share, a chair, beverage of your choice and lets work some dogs! No fees, just come enjoy the day. All Sports, All Levels welcome!
K9 Brawl $$ Prizes
Judge: Tony Gordon
Decoys: Timmy Stokes, others TBA
Introducing "Chicago's Newest Decoy Phenom " Timmy Stokes... Don't know who's FASTER, Timmy or his Malinois "BULLET"
Tony Gordon, a Chicago native and breeder of the Belgian Malinois has trained
dogs for over 35 years. And won several top prizes in protection dog sport and
competed on local and National levels. He is also Director of Canine Assisted
Therapy Services. Tony has consulted with various shelters and training
facility's around the country including Best friends animal sanctuary. Where he
consulted on some of the Micheal Vick dogs of whom all were adopted. Tony has
also appeared on the Oprah Winfrey show and was a writer on the Human Animal Act
passed in Washington DC. Tony now uses his dogs working with Veterans and
youth throughout the city.