McHenry County 4-H Dog Class Registration Due

4-H Dog Class registration- McHenry Co

2022 Dog Class Payment Registration 

ADDITIONAL PAPERWORK REQUIRED…Please note that this registration DOES NOT replace the 4HOnline member registration or the REQUIRED paper registrations. This online registration is STRICTLY to allow for a credit card payment option and to help determine 2021 participation.

ALL paperwork will need to be returned to the Extension Office by March 31

University of Illinois Extension
1102 McConnell Rd
PO Box 1430
Woodstock, IL 60098

 

See 2022 Dog packet with required forms for more information

Classes will be offered on Wednesdays & Thursdays. Classes will be assigned based on experience level and number of members registered and as such, can not be predetermined at this time.  Please see the tentative schedule below.

  • Obedience will be offered on Wednesdays/Thursday
  • Rally O will be offered on Thursday ONLY
  • Showmanship will be offered on Wednesdays ONLY

McHenry County 4-H Dog Obedience class descriptions:

Obedience exercises for ALL classes are based on AKC obedience regulations.

  • Beginner Novice 1 – This class is for inexperienced dogs and handlers. No dog or handler may repeat this class.
  • Beginner Novice 2  - This is for experienced dogs and handlers. Dogs that are repeating Beginner Novice would be in this class as would new dogs with experienced handlers
  • Pre Novice - This class is for dogs that have successfully completed Beginner Novice 1 or 2 or at the discretion of the instructor. Dogs that repeat this class are not eligible for state competition.
  • Novice 1 & 2 - This class is for dogs that have successfully completed Pre-Novice or at the discretion of the instructor. Dogs that repeat this class are not eligible for state competition. 
  • Graduate Novice - This class is for dogs that have successfully completed Novice or at the discretion of the instructor. Handlers in this class will learn how to correctly choose a dumbbell for their dog, how to measure their dog at the withers, know their dog’s height for jumping and be familiar with the rules and regulations.

 RALLY-O: Rally signs will be used for both Beginner Novice 1 and 2 as stated in AKC rules and regulations.

  • Rally Novice:10-15 signs are used (not including start and finish). 3-7 of the signs must be “stationary” sings. Performed on leash.
  • Rally Intermediate:12-17 signs are used (not including start and finish). 3-7 of the signs must be “stationary” signs. At least 3 “advanced” signs. Performed on leash. 

 

Showmanship Classes

  • Novice Showmanship Junior-Exhibitors ages 8-13 as of Sept. 1, 2021
  • Novice Showmanship Senior-Exhibitors ages 14-19 as of Sept. 1, 2021
  • Open Showmanship Junior- Exhibitors ages 8-13 as of Sept. 1, 2021
  • Open showmanship Senior-Exhibitors ages 14-19 as of Sept. 1, 2021

 

Contact Dog program coordinator, Lisa Lillie, lapdogs31@gmail.com if you have a question as to which class you should register or to answer questions specifically about the Dog program.

 

Registration fees:

In order to participate in the 4-H Dog program, participants MUST become a 4-H member. The annual 4-H member fee is $20, if you are not a current 4-H member, please enroll in the DOG SPIN Club at https://v2.4honline.comSee the 4-H Online Enrollment guide for instructions on how to enroll. 

In addition to the annual membership fee, the required cost for dog activities which includes equipment, mats, and any additional materials 

  • $25.00 if enrolled in ONE class: Obedience, Rally O or Showmanship Class 
  • $45.00 if enrolled in TWO classes with the same dog
  • $60.00 if enrolled in ALL THREE classes with the same dog

NO REFUNDS after the first class has begun.

If you are unable to pay the fee and need financial assistance, please contact one of the Instructors.

 

Dog packet packet with required forms or https://uofi.box.com/s/k8qzvpgvm9o4ao8tamveyff5xfg8kfak

Please complete and submit ONLY those forms that apply below.  One member per form. 

Dog Forms can be uploaded HERE for you convenience

 

Click the following link to learn more about the Illinois 4-H Dog Project  

Click the following link to find out more about the Illinois 4-H Dog Show

If you have questions about the online event or the 4-H program, please contact Michele Aavang at the Extension office at 815-338-3737 or maavang@illinois.edu

  

McHenry County 4-H website

 

Illinois 4-H reserves the right to adjust or cancel events in the case of identified risk, such as changes in local COVID conditions or known instances of non-compliance with safety guidelines.

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