Latest News and Updates

06/19/2021: The Bay Team inaugural Nosework event is now live! It's an NACSW-model Sniff-n-Go on Aug 14, at Golden Gate Dog Sports. All you Bay Team nosework addicts can come out of the woodwork now!

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06/18/2021: Results are posted for the June UKI!

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05/28/2021: Today's news from Kathy! "From the President's Corner" Newsletter , Memorial Weekend. Updates on new website, June UKI trial, July USDAA trial.

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05/28/2021: Got feedback that people were having difficulty going to bayteam.org (without "www"). Thought that was fixed, but apparently not. Think it's fixed now, but pleased leave feedback if you're still having trouble with it!

Also: some folks have reported getting a 404 error on the home page, which has to do with browser caching from the prior site. You could clear your cache to fix the issue immediately, but eventually your browser should fix itself, regardless. But please let us know if it continues.

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05/15/2021: Today's news from Kathy! "From the President's Corner" Newsletter May 15. Updates on new website, June UKI trial, July USDAA trial, Sept USDAA regional.

Nearby trials for all clubs!

Trials Open Right Now!

Archived Bay Team News and Updates

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05/10/2021: Cynosport 2021 (Oct 20-24 Tennessee) may not be local to us this year but they sure are bending over backwards to try to talk us into going! Check out the regionals and cynosports qualifying rules:

  • To enter any regl tourney: no Q's or prerequisites.
  • To enter regl tourney finals: A local Q in that tourney.
  • To enter all tourneys at Cyno: One Q in any local/regl tourney.
  • To enter Cyno semi's:
    • A bye from a regl final in that tourney, or,
    • Two First Places/Q's in that tourney from local trials.

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04/19/2021: Here's updates from president Kathy about our summer event plans - could be as many as 5 events, welcome back from stay-at-home!

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04/12/2021: Congrats to everyone on a wonderfully successful Apr 10-11 USDAA at Santa Rosa! Results are posted, well done everyone. Also our president Kathy gave us a heads up that the Bay Team December trial will be on Dec 4-5 this year - at Santa Rosa, save the date!

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04/05/2021: Check out Kathy Quiroz's latest email that our May USDAA is cancelled but plans are afoot to hold the July 4th USDAA, at Prunedale, yay!

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03/18/2021: Woo hoo, here's Kathy Quiroz's announcement with details about the Apr 10-11 USDAA at Santa Rosa! AAAAnd, the premium is POSTED now!

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02/27/2021: Just for grins, since the meeting had a bunch of questions about it:

+2020 USDAA rules changes announcement.

+2020 USDAA Jump Height Chart.

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02/25/2021: Got Questions About USDAA?? What ARE They doing with jump heights, divisions, small dog bias, Cynosport, migrating @Home Qs and where are my titles??? Well you can now ask Rachel Evers, Director of Group and Competitor Services with USDAA, directly at our Zoom General Meeting!

Send your burning questions to btmeetingquestions@bayteam.org!

Zoom link will be emailed on Friday so you can join us on Saturday at 4:30 pm and get answers to all of your USDAA questions from Rachel Evers!

PS Congrats to Rachel on her promotion - if anyone can whip USDAA into great shape, our own Rachel can!

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02/09/2021: Changes to the Bay Team board! We are sad to see secretary Tracy Yarlott-Davis moving away, you were a wonderful voice on the board, best wishes for your next adventure. Thanks to MAL David Kurtz for stepping up to be secretary. Welcome to Scott Black who has been appointed to fill David's MAL vacancy!

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02/09/2021: Save the date! GENERAL MEMBERSHIP ZOOM MEETING on Saturday FEB 27, 430PM!

Also heads up that our March USDAA is now slipped to Apr 10-11, hopefully still at Santa Rosa. The board is inviting feedback on the holding of this trial - email president Kathy Quiroz for the link to the survey, if you missed the email about it.

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