History of the Agility Dog Club of NSW

The Agility Dog Club of NSW was founded at its inaugural general meeting on the 18th October 1989. Since then we have seen the club and sport grow and change over the past 30 years. 
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Michelle Oldfield and Floss
Festival team
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2010 Christmas Party 2
2010 Christmas Party 1
2011 Dec Christmas party
2009 Christmas Party
2006- Geoff
2006- Paul and Elga
2007 September
2006 Dianne
2003- Vicky
2003- Therese
2003- Jessica Kimpton and Kelly
2003 April Cathy Millard and Toto
2002
2002- fest
2002- award warren
2002 Award -liz
2001
2001- Steve Dinkwater and Tess (bedframe
2001- Rod Swager and Amy
2001- Pat
2001- Gold Cup
2001- David
2001- Aug
2001 June- Stacy Richards and Spice
2001 Russell Clarke and Bosum
2000 Jun_July
1998 Oct Ronnalyn Shawyer and Oscar
1997
1998 Graham Elven and Touch
1999 Dec
1997 Dec- Kate Aspinall Smith and Joshua
1997 Aug
1997 Matthew Millard and Bonnie
1996 June Mark Baxter and Echo
1995 Oct
1995 Feb
1996 Feb Pat Walsh and Annika - Australi
1995 Aug Liz Yuill and Teddy
1994 Feb
1994 Dec- Luan Hall and Coco
1994 Oct Warren Millard and Toto and Dav
Pink Ribbon Trial 2015
Hills Relay for Life Demo team 2017
1992 Aug Graham Keety and Max _ D.O.G
2008 Christmas Party 1
2010 Nov 3
2010 Nov 6
2010 Nov demo
2010 Nov 4
2010 Nov 5
2010 May
2010 Dec
2010 Nov
2010 Nov 2
2011 Aug Michelle Oldfield and Floss
2011 Dec
2011 Dec 2
2011 Aug
2011 Aug Anna Uther
2011 Feb
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2011- Kirsten King
2014 Nathan and Rusty
Christmas Party 2008
2011- This happy bunch of campers enjoye
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2014 Festival team
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1993 Dec
1993 Oct
1993 Dec Phil Manton
1994 April
1994 Aug Mal Williams and Holly
1994 Oct Warren Millard and Toto and Dav
1994 Dec- Luan Hall and Coco
1994 Feb
1995 Aug Liz Yuill and Teddy
1996 Feb Pat Walsh and Annika - Australi
1995 Feb
1995 Oct
1996 June Mark Baxter and Echo
1997 Matthew Millard and Bonnie
1997 Aug
1997 Dec- Kate Aspinall Smith and Joshua
1999 Dec
1998 Graham Elven and Touch
1997
1998 Oct Ronnalyn Shawyer and Oscar
2000 Jun_July
2001 Russell Clarke and Bosum

Some interesting stories from the past...

1978- Invention of Agility

Crufts England- John Varley was tasked with coming up with entertainment for the audience between the obedience and conformation competitions in the main ring . Varley asked dog trainer Peter Meanwell for assistance, and they presented a largely jumping-style course resembling something from the equestrian world to demonstrate dogs' natural speed and agility.

1983- Draft Agility Rules in Australia were created.

1989- Agility Dog Club of NSW was founded.

18th of October 1986.
Chairman/ Instructor: Graham Elven
Vice Chairman / Chief Instructor: Robert Loftus
Secretary: Gillian Elven
Treasurer/ Instructor: Alison Heap
Instructors: Ron Forsythe, Jean Morris & Teresa Goldrick
Newsletter (Artwork/Printing): Joan Cook
Equipment Officer: Mark Woodcroft

June 1992- Agility Conference

11 Sept 1993-

First Bayer/Drontal Challenge Final

What in the future will be known as the Australian Agility Nationals. 
First one was held in Adelaide. 
Photo of the winning team ADC own 'Speed to Burn' 
L to R: Warren Millard  & TOTO, Alister Hort & TEDDY, Dawn Hort & MINDY and Pat Walsh & ANNIKA

1995-

Basic differences between Australian Agility VS International.

Old videos from the past...

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2000 Jun_July