Disc Dogs presented by Michelin & MY102.5
Hosted by the Greater Atlanta Dog & Disc Club in association with WOOF! Sports USA, the U.S. Disc Dog Freedom Weekend Nationals is one of the planet’s premier Frisbee dog contest. The Freedom Weekend Nationals features world class Frisbee dogs from around the country vying for a share of great prizes and trophies.Get your DOG, get your DISC, and come join the FUN as you explore, celebrate, and stand in awe before the special relationship between people and the disc dogs that share their lives. Anyone can enter!The Freedom Weekend Nationals features 5 divisions of competition so beginners all the way up to the most advanced can get in on all the fun. Freestyle teams from around the country will compete paw-to-paw on Saturday with the top dogs advancing the US Disc Dog Nationals to be held in Louisville, KY. Sunday’s competition features three divisions of Toss & Fetch competition: Junior, Novices, and Pro.
Bring your cameras! Former World Champions Melissa Heeter & Ariel Asah (and her newest dog Ariel Alley) will perform several freestyle demonstrations each day of the festival. Although Melissa is a judge during the contest on Saturday and Sunday, you meet her and her pups between demonstrations on Friday and Monday.
The contest runs Saturday and Sunday from 12 Noon to 5:00 P.M. with on-site registration starting at 11:00 A.M. For more detailed information on the disc Dog Freedom Weekend Nationals click here or you may contact The Greater Atlanta Dog & Disc Club Event Coordinator Melissa Heeter at 770-386-6184 or e-mail her at Melissa@woofsports.com
In addition to Contest on Staurday and Sunday there will be disc dog demonstrations on Community Stage (in front of Civic Center) on Friday , May 23 – 6:45 – 7:15 PM and Monday, May 26 – 4:30-5 PM and 6:45-7:15 PM
Please note: Dogs (except service dogs) and pets are not allowed to roam the festival with their owners. Participating dogs must remain in the Frisbee Dog contest area.