State Championships are held each year; all affiliate clubs have the opportunity for CDA to host these events at their grounds, by submitting a request to CDA.
Requests to host any of the State Championship series are to be done by emailing email@example.com outlining the reasons why you would like CDA to host these events at your club grounds.
If no requests are made CDA may send a request to any affiliate club for the use of their grounds, or may source alternate grounds. State Championships will be run where the majority of members are located for each state.
In order to run State Championships, CDA will require a good member base from each state before hosting a State Championship.
There are No Pre-requisites to be eligible to compete in State Championships.
The Judging criteria for the State Championships will be as identified in the CDA Rules & Regulations, any exceptions will be outlined in the State Championship Event Overview which will be released once Entries are open.
CDA Rules are available for download here.
All of the current titling opportunities for canine disc will be as per section 10.0 of the CDA Rules & Regulations. All rounds during the State Championships weekend are eligible for earning qualifying cards towards CDA Titles.
State Canine Disc Throw & Catch Novice Mens Division Champion
State Canine Disc Throw & Catch Novice Womens Division Champion
State Canine Disc Throw & Catch Open Mens Division Champion
State Canine Disc Throw & Catch Open Womens Division Champion
Divisions for Freestyle include both Pro & Super Pro Divisions, your current competing division will determine which division you will compete in for this event.
There will be 4 rounds of Freestyle Competition over both days the team with the highest cumulative score after the 3 rounds will be crowned the Champion.
State Canine Disc Pro Division Champion
State Canine Disc Super Pro Division Champion
There are No separate divisions for the games rounds. All teams will compete together as in usual competitions however we will be crowning both a Mens & Womens Games Champion.
There are No prerequisites needed to enter
Teams will compete in 4 rounds/games, consisting of 1 x Accuracy, 1 x Black Jack, 1 x Double Up & 1 x Time Trial Games.
Champions will be determined based on the number of competitors and the placing you received after each round. The teams with the highest cumulative score after all 4 games will be determined the Champions.
For eg. if there are 11 Competing teams entered in to the Games Championship, Teams will earn the following points for each round/game. 1st Place will receive 11 points, 2nd place 10 points, 3rd place 9 points, 4th place 8 points, 5th place 7 points and so on with 11th place receiving 1 point.
If places are tied then the points will be split between the tied teams, for eg the 5th & 6th team are tied for 5th Place then they will both receive 6.5 points each calculated as 5th Place receives 7 points, 6th place 6 points which total 13 points this is split between the 2 places so each team receives 6.5 points. 7th place receives 5 points.
State Canine Disc Mens Games Champion
State Canine Disc Womens Games Champion
The National Champions as outlined in each of the Championship Overviews along with the Runners Up & 3rd Overall of each will receive a trophy and gift.
Prizes will also be awarded for each individual round of competition for 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place in each division.
National Throw & Catch Championship
If at the end of 2 Final rounds there is a Tie for the Champion, Runner Up or 3rd Overall positions, the winner will be determined by who had the highest scoring 1st finals round, if both teams have the same highest scoring 1st finals round it will be determined by the highest score after the first 2 qualifying rounds of competition.
National Freestyle Championship
If at the end of the 3 rounds there is a Tie for the Champion, Runner Up or 3rd Overall positions, the winner will be determined by who had the highest scoring round overall, if both teams have the same highest scoring round it will be determined by the highest score after the first 2 rounds of competition.
National Games Championship
If at the end of the Final Round there is a Tie for the Champion, Runner Up or 3rd Overall positions, the winner will be determined by who had the highest placing in the Final Round