Veterinary Surgical Centers of the Delta

Splash Dogs Columbus Pet Expo Dock Jumping Competition

Venue Information
Columbus Pet Expo
Ohio Expo Center
717 E. 17th Ave.
Columbus, OH 43211
Ohio Expo Center

Fri Apr 19
Registration opens - 11AM
Open Practice Dock - 11AM
Splash 1 - 12:00 pm
Splash 2 - 2:00 pm
Splash 3 - 4:00 pm
Splash 4 - 6:00 pm
Dock Closes - 7PM

Sat Apr 20
Registration opens - 10AM
Open Practice Dock - 10AM
Splash 5 - 11:00 am
Splash 6 - 1:00 pm
Splash 7 - 3:00 pm
Super Vertical - 5:00 pm
Dock Closes - 7PM

Sun Apr 21
Registration opens - 11AM
Open Practice Dock - 11AM
Splash 8 - 12:00 pm
Splash 9 - 2:00 pm
Finals - 3:00 pm
Dock Closes - 5PM

There will be practice between Splashes as time permits

Please check in at least 1 hour before your Splash and at least 1 hour prior to the first Finals on Sunday for the finals.

Be ready for your Splash. You will be scratched from the heat if you are not available.

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Event Details/Entry Information

  • Event Entry: TBD
  • Parking: Parking at the Expo Center is $5 for a one-time entry. This price may vary for special events, including but not limited to the All American Quarter Horse Congress, Equine Affaire and Islamic Society Events, Goodguys Rod Custom Car Show & Power Show Ohio.
  • Crating: Chcek in with registration for location of crating area
  • Venue Rules: Have a Doggone Good Time!!

Event Rules/Information

  • This is an Indoor event to be run into a pool.
  • The dock will 40 ft Dock, Astro turf surface .
  • Training for new comers and others will be provided.
  • This event will be open to all dog / handler teams who wish to enter as space permits.
  • Please bring crate to store your dog or have other means to store your dog.
  • Abuse will not be tolerated.
  • Absolutely NO pushing, shoving or throwing your dog into the pool.
  • Please have dogs shots up to date, tags or bring current shot and vaccine papers. Please be responsible for the safety of your dog and others!!!
  • Dog / handler teams may enter only one or as many Splashes as they wish (a separate entry fee must be paid for each Splash)
  • Dog / handler teams will be placed in groups of up to 15 teams within each heat.
  • Each team will receive two (2) competition jumps.
  • One dog/ handler on the dock at a time during competition.
  • All dogs will have the opportunity to acclimate to the dock area prior to their first official competition jump as time permits.
  • Allotted practice time based on event time constraints.
  • The dock will close to all practice jumping 15 minutes prior to the start of each competition Splash, for competitors warm-up.
  • The top 10 dogs in each division; Splash, Junior, Senior, Pro and Extreme will meet in the finals on Sunday.
  • Handlers or handlers representatives must be present to accept ribbons and awards.
  • Ribbons will be awarded after each heat, so stick around. Ribbons will not be mailed.
  • Female dogs in heat will NOT be allowed to compete or in the competition area.

Event Registration

  • This Splash Dogs event is open to any dog / handler team who wishes to enter. You may do this in one of two ways: Online or on-site
  • You will then be required to pay the registration fee, sign a waiver and show papers when you check-in at the event.
  • Register on-site at least one hour prior to the Splash in which you would like to compete.
  • Pre-Registrants will be given PRIORITY for entry in a Splash
  • Heats will be determined as competitors enter.
  • Entry e-mail confirmation -- please provide email address with registration.
  • On-site registration will be available only as space permits. Please pre-register to ensure your spot in a Splash.
  • You will be able to pay Splash/practice fees and purchase merchandise with a credit card at this event.

    Splash Registration Fee is $20 and $20 for additional Splashes, payable to Splash Dogs (cash, check, or Visa/Master Charge). $20 to practice. If you decide to compete your practice fee will apply towards Splash entry fee. Practice is for Open dock practice

Tony Reed - 600 Bailey Road, Suite 400 - Pittsburg, CA - P. 925-783-6149