Open House/Orientation/Registration - Sunday, September 8 (2:00-3:00pm)

When: 09-08-2019

If you are a new member, current member, or just interested in learning more about the Obedience Club of Chattanooga, you are invited to come to our Orientation/Open House on Sunday, September 8. We will open our doors at 1:30 to assist you with class registration, collect membership applications, shot records, and class payments, and answer any questions you might have. Refreshments will be served. Orientation begins at 2:00. Please note: Orientation is for people only (no dogs, please)

Please plan to stay for our AKC Rally Fun Run at 3:00. Rally takes obedience to the next level as handlers and their dogs navigate a course of 10-20 different signs together.

For more information, contact president@chattanoogaobedienceclub.org.

Rally Fun Run - Sunday, September 8 (3:00pm)

When: 09-08-2019

Both members and non-members are invited to this special event. AKC Rally takes obedience to the next level as handlers and their dogs navigate a course of 10-20 different signs together. If you plan to compete in our Rally/Obedience Trials in October, this is a good opportunity to practice before the trials. (people only, please - no dogs unless you are participating in the Fun Run)

AKC FARM DOG, CGC, CGCA, AND TRICK DOG TESTING - SEPTEMBER 12-15, 2019

When: 09-15-2019

The Chattanooga Kennel Club and North Georgia Kennel Club is holding their annual AKC Conformation Shows September 12-15 at the Tri-State Exhibition Center in McDonald, TN. Our own members, Sharen Fisher and JoAnne Davis, will be conducting Farm Dog Trials, Trick Dog Certification Testing, and CGA/CGCA Testing at the show. Click here for a premium list; or sign up and pay online at https://www.sjcaninecoaching.com/.

FARM DOG TRIAL - SEPTEMBER 28, 2019

When: 09-28-2019

The Obedience Club of Chattanooga is sponsoring an AKC Farm Dog Trial on Saturday, September 28 at Coppar Creek Farm in South Pittsburg, TN. Entries will close on September 21. Click here for the Premium List.

HAMILTON COUNTY FAIR - September 28-29, 2019

When: 09-29-2019

The Obedience Club of Chattanooga will participate in the Hamilton County Fair on September 28-29, 2019 from 10:00-6:00. There will be exciting demonstrations of Obedience, Rally, and Agility in the horse paddock from 11:30-1:00 and 3:30-5:00 on both Saturday and Sunday. Throughout the day we will have greeter dogs for petting, trick dogs for your entertainment, and and a raffle for free obedience classes. Come visit us at our tent next to the horse paddock, in the agricultural section of the Fair!

OCC members - we need lots of volunteers for this event! Volunteers will receive a parking pass to the fairgrounds and earn volunteer hours that can be used toward free classes at OCC. If you would like to help with our information table or bring your dog(s) to greet people or demonstrate obedience, rally, agility, or tricks, please contact trainingdirector@chattanoogaobedienceclub.org.

AKC Rally and Obedience Trials - October 26

When: 10-26-2019

AKC Rally and Obedience Trials at Play Dog Excellent. More information and Premium List to follow.

AKC Rally and Obedience Trials - October 27

When: 10-27-2019

AKC Rally and Obedience Trials at Play Dog Excellent. More information and Premium List to follow.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

When: 12-31-2019

2019

Jan 4 - Board Meeting (5:00), Covered Dish Dinner (6:30) and Membership Meeting (7:00)
Jan 19 - Board Meeting (6:15)
Feb 1 - Board Meeting (5:00), Covered Dish Dinner (6:30) and Membership Meeting (7:00)
Mar 1 - Board Meeting (5:00), Covered Dish Dinner (6:30) and Membership Meeting (7:00)
Mar 3 - Orientation/Open House for Session 2 (2:00)
Mar 3 - AKC Rally "Fun Run" Practice Trial (3:00)
Mar 3 - K9 Nose Work Seminar with Kathryn Woods (4:15)
Mar 4 - Session 2 Begins (ends April 19)
Mar 11-15 - NO OCC CLASSES THIS WEEK!!!
Mar 16-17 - AKC Rally Trials (OCC Building)
Apr 5 - Board Meeting (5:00), Covered Dish Dinner (6:30) and Membership Meeting (7:00)
Apr 30 - Canine First Aid Seminar 6:30-8:00
May 3 - Board Meeting (5:00), Covered Dish Dinner (6:30) and Membership Meeting (7:00)
May 5 - Orientation/Open House for Session 3 (2:00)
May 5 - Canine Talent Show (3:00, or immediately following Orientation) - all are welcome to attend! May 6 - Session 3 Begins (ends June 14)
Jun 7 - Board Meeting (5:00), Covered Dish Dinner (6:30) and Membership Meeting (7:00)
Jun 30 - Orientation/Open House and Registration for Session 4 (2:00; doors open at 1:30)
June 30 - Puppy Play Seminar with Julie Jones-Thornton (3:00-5:00)
June 30 - July BBQ picnic (5:00-7:00)
July - No Board or Membership Meeting
July 8 - Session 4 Begins (ends August 16)
Aug 2 - Board Meeting (5:00), Covered Dish Dinner (6:30) and Membership Meeting (7:00)
Sep 6 - Board Meeting (5:00), Covered Dish Dinner (6:30) and Membership Meeting (7:00)
Sep 8 - Orientation/Open House/Registration for Session 5 (2:00; doors open for paperwork at 1:30)
Sep 8 - Rally Fun Run (3:00pm)
Sep 9 - Session 5 Begins (ends October 18)
Sep 28-29 Hamilton County Fair (OCC demos in the horse arena from 11:30-1pm and 3:30-5pm) Oct 4 - Board Meeting (5:00), Covered Dish Dinner (6:30) and Membership Meeting (7:00)
Oct 26-27 - AKC Obedience and Rally Trials at Play Dog Excellent
Nov 1 - Board Meeting (5:00), Covered Dish Dinner (6:30) and Membership Meeting (7:00)
Nov 4 - Session 6 Begins (ends December 20)
Nov 25-29 - No classes during Thanksgiving week
Dec - No Board or Membership Meeting (Christmas Party date TBA)