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September 2018 Water Trial

September 8, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

A two-day water trial will be held in accordance with the provisions of the Portuguese Water Dog Club of America (PWDCA) water trial manual and updates, copies of which may be downloaded at no charge from the PWDCA website.

The trial will be held at Flowing Lake Park, Snohomish, WA on September 8 and 9, 2018. The trial is open to all levels from Junior through Master. Greg Ilchuk from Alberta, Canada will be the water trial judge.

Trial Schedule for both Saturday and Sunday

The order of the trialing classes are as follows: Junior to Master on Saturday, September 8, and Master to Junior on Sunday, September 9.

7:00 AM: Park gates open
7:15 AM: Check-in and equipment checked
7:30 AM: Briefing starts for the first class
8:00 AM: Trial starts with the first class

Even if you don’t have a dog trialing in water work, come out to watch the PWDs in action at Flowing Lake Park.


There are two options available to enter the trial online for mail-in. If you have questions regarding the online process, please contact Pamela Coffeen

Lottery Close: Friday, August 3, 2018
Trial Entry Close: Friday, August 17, 2018

Online Entry Instructions
1. Download and read the September Water Trial Premium. The premium has important information about the water trial, the Friday Match, parking fees, and more.
2. The preferred way to enter the water trial or sign-up to volunteer and register for the practice session is online. You may pay by MasterCard or Visa or with your PayPal account. Please note the following:

a. Complete one online entry form per dog.
b. After you have completed an online entry form, you will be taken to the Volunteer / Match Sign-up form where you also may register for the Friday Match.
c. You will receive system generated emails with the confirmation that both your Entry and Volunteer / Match sign-up forms have been received.

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Mail-In Entry Instructions

1. Download and read the September Water Trial Premium. The premium has important information about the water trial, the Friday Match, parking fees, and more.
2. Download water trial entry form, complete, and mail the entry form with payment to the Trial Secretary.
3. Download the Volunteer / Match sign-up form, complete, and mail the form with payment (if a Match is selected) to the Trial Secretary.

Volunteer / Match Sign-up

Volunteers who work at the trials are also able to sign-up for the Match on Friday, September 7, 2018. You don’t have to be entered in the trials to sign-up for the Match–you just have to volunteer.
For those not entering the water trial, you can still help. Water trials can’t happen without dedicated volunteers. No experience is necessary for many of the stewarding positions at the water trial. Also, it’s a great way to see the trial up close.

Volunteer / Match Sign-up Online Form
Volunteer / Match Mail-in Form

Water Trial Trophy Sponsorship

Calling all water enthusiasts! Show your support for PNWPWDC and our annual water trials by sponsoring a trophy level at the September 2018 Flowing Lake Trial. If you’d like, feel free to include a dedication. Trophy sponsors and dedications will be included in the trial catalog. You are welcome to co-sponsor any level with a friend or friends.

2018 Water Trial Trophy Sponsorship Online Form
2018 Water Trial Trophy Sponsorship Mail-in Form


If you have questions about the September water trials, please contact Pamela Coffeen.


September 8, 2018
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Flowing Lake Park
17900 48th St SE
Snohomish, WA 98290 United States
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(360) 568-2274
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