DogJoy offers the following in regards to competition style agility at this time:
Please read below for more information including the (extensive) rules and pricing.
The field consists of an open and mostly level grassy area. Lighting is limited but expanding as we experiment with what works best for the dogs. This is a small hobby farm that also has livestock present (fenced and housed separately from the agility field) so be sure your dogs are reliable with those distractions please.
All new (2015/2016), aluminum, competition grade contact equipment is available. Most of our equipment is AKC regulation (and similar) except in the case of when USDAA contacts are smaller and we used that (if your dog can do the smaller one, they can do the larger one, right?). Jumps are PVC with jump strips and we're working on upgrading/adding more "other" jumps like doubles, triples, etc. A breakaway tire jump is used. This should be complete by Spring 2016.
A separate set of practice weaves, "difficult" teeter, jumps, etc is available.
Our goal is to provide a location where serious agility competitors can come to work their own dogs, train their own students, and others can prep their dogs for competition in a small, friendly, but professional environment.
If you are interested in beginner/companion style classes there are several excellent trainers in the Bryan/College Station area for that and we would be happy to refer you to them, please contact us for help with that!
Field rentals are for experienced individuals wanting to use the field and equipment to train their own dogs.
*Prior experience with agility may be requested in the form of titles obtained, instructor recommendation, etc.
Open Practice Times
Open practice times are for individuals or groups that want to run a pre-set course to work on handling skills. Course changes regularly and limited instruction may be available (email/check calendar for more information). Prior agility experience is required.
Outside Trainer Lessons
For outside trainers that want to teach agility lessons at our facility.
*Outside trainers are required to provide references and experience/certification information.
Field, Open Practice, and Trainer/Lesson Rules
Using the equipment
Sharing With Others
Golden Rule Things
$20 each per handler per practice session (up to 2 dogs)
$25 each per hour (1 person)
$15 each per hour (2 people)
$10 each per hour (3-5 people)
Club/Seminar Rental $60/hour
Outside (Non-DogJoy Approved) Trainer Rental
1-3 students $30/hour
4-10 students $60/hour
DogJoy Approved Trainer Rental
40% of paid students per class session + monitoring field/open practice (Email for more information).
DogJoy Monthly Agility Club Membership
$100 allows up to 10 hours of agility field time combined between the Field and Open Practice times. One membership per handler.