Take a little bit of Jumpers, add a little bit of Gamblers… shake it up and you’ve got Jumplers. This is a fun game that marries speed and jumping to distance work. This game is always guaranteed fun at a trial.



This Jumplers course must be run in numbered order. The dog will earn bonuses for successfully performing distance challenges. These bonuses will be deducted from the dog’s total score.

Two bonuses are indicated on this course:

  • 5 Point Bonus ~ Handler remaining behind the green line, send the dog into the #6 pipe tunnel. The handle is allowed to step over the line after the dog is completely in the tunnel.
  • 10 Point Bonus ~ Handler remains on the opposite side of the red line send the dog to perform jumps #10, 11 and 12.

A bonus is lost if the dog drops a bar, takes a wrong course obstacle, or if the handler steps over the containment line.

There is no penalty for not attempting the distance challenges. The handler may opt to run portions of the course or the entire course, as a straightforward Jumpers round.


Jumplers is scored Time, Plus Faults, Less Bonus. The team with the lowest score wins.


The Warm-Up Workshop

Consistent with tradition, we set aside two days before the Petit Prix for the warm-up workshop, lead by Bud Houston. The workshop is provides very detailed and granular analysis of games strategies and strategies for excelling in the Petit Prix tournament.

Only a few working spots remain. This is an opportunity to acclimate a dog to the building and turf and equipment as the Petit Prix. While courses and games in the workshop will be judged using Superior rules for performance, qualifying scores will accorded to a dog at their respective levels.

Oct   3 – 4  , 2018   TDAA PETIT PRIX warm-up workshop  Trial number T18998
at Four Seasons K9 Athlete Ctr
Washingtonville, OH
Workshop presenter:  Bud Houston
Contact:  Marsha Houston at Houston.marsha@gmail.com
Working with the Petit Prix site and equipment; the workshop provides a comprehensive discussion of Petit Prix games and strategies. Each morning session includes two games and a standard course; each afternoon session one game and one standard.


Early Bird Reminder

Entries Postmarked by tomorrow 7/14/18 get a $20 discount for each dog. You can download the Petit Prix premium following the link below:

Oct  5 – 6 – 7 , 2018   TDAA PETIT PRIX  Trial number T18999
at Four Seasons K9 Athlete Ctr
Washingtonville, OH
Judges:  Sheri Rockhill, Pittsburgh, PA,  and Christina Wakefield, Louisville, KY
Contact:  Marsha Houston at Houston.marsha@gmail.com
Indoors on padded turf, TDAA-sized equipment, 10 runs for all + final round.




Questions comments & impassioned speeches to Bud Houston Houston.Bud@gmail.com. Visit our web store: www.dogagility.org/newstore. You’ll find in the web store The Book of Agility Games, a comprehensive reference to all manner of agility games played for competition and fun around the world.