Anastasia and Stas

Stas & Anastasia

 

*********************BREAKING NEWS*********************
Stas and Zippy are GOLD MEDALLISTS –  FCI Agility World Championships 2019 LARGE INDIVIDUAL CLASS

Anastasia Egorova & Stas Kurochkin

Young, enthusiastic, talented, multiple medal winners & both judges to boot.

We are excited to have Anastasia and Stas again teaching in Australia. They are both accomplished competitors (multiple gold medals at World Championships), trainers and teachers. Don’t miss out on this opportunity.

Anastasia – Started agility as a junior handler in 2004 with her German Spitz and Yorkshire Terrier. Several times Russian Junior Champion in Team and Individual, both FCI and IFCS.

  • Two silver medals with her first BC at Russian Nationals in 2015..Anastasia
  • Two individual medals IFCS WAC in 2016, qualified for FCI AWC in Zaragoza 2016.
  • Gold in Team Agility Large course together with Stas Kurochkin and Russian Team and also gold in Team Large Overall.
  • Won Team Agility, Team Jumping and Team Overall at Silesian Open 2017 (biggest championships in Poland) together with Lisa Frick and Tereza Kralova.
  • Qualified to IFCS WAC 2017 in Spain, won two individual medals.

Anastasia has been coaching, presenting seminars and judging since 2011. Anastasia is also a member of the H360 community.

Video of Anastasia running a course

Stas – Young and talented handler and trainer, started agility in 2007.
With his two border collies Zippy and Aki:

  • Multiple podium winner of Russian and international events.Stas
  • 4 times Russian National Champion.
  • Two gold medals in Team Agility Large course and Team Agility Overall together with Anastasia Egorova and Team Russia at FCI AWC 2016 in Zaragoza.
  • 9 medals at IFCS WAC 2016 in Netherlands.
  • 5 gold and 4 silver medals at IFCS WAC 2017 in Spain with his two border collies.
  • Qualified in Individual Large to FCI AWC 2017.
  • First place Large Teams at FCI Agility World Championships 2018
  • 2nd place Agility (Large) and 7th place in the Finals (Large) at European Open 2019.

Stas has been coaching, presenting seminars and judging since 2015.

Video of Stas running a course

General Information

  • Session times as listed with workshop information.
  • The organisers and/or instructor may nominate which dogs will work the session or exercise.
  • Handlers working a dog may arrange for workshop co-participants to video sessions when they are working their dog (for their personal use only) but may not video other dogs or Anastasia/Stas lecturing. It is not appropriate for multiple dogs to be recorded on the same video recorder. Please note you may be asked to leave if you do not comply with this request.
  • Participants should note that Stas has minimal English.  Anastasia will translate for all NSW sessions plus Qld contacts session.  For all other Qld sessions we will have a translator.

Venues:

NSW – Canine Education Australia, 1783 Tourist Rd, Mount Murray NSW 2577
Qld – Tivoli Sporting Complex, 69 Church Street, Tivoli  Qld  4305.  This venue is fully fenced. Under NO circumstances are dogs allowed on baseball diamonds. Please follow organiser instructions with regards pegging on the field.

Both are grassed fields.  Venue & times are subject to change depending on factors like weather etc.

Camping/Accommodation: Is not available at the Workshop Venues.
Food/Drinks: Water, tea and coffee available. All else, including lunches, BYO

Handlers with Dogs

  • Handlers with Dogs will be limited.
  • Whilst order of receipt of nominations will be taken into account, working places will not necessarily be allocated on a first come-first served basis.
  • Auditing of the alternate session(s) on your workshop day is included in your package.
  • Those requesting Handler with Dog positions will need to submit payment in full for an Auditing spot. Once a request for Handler with Dog spot is accepted, balance of payment will be required within 48 hours. Payments can be made via direct deposit (preferred) or Paypal.
  • Please note that as these will be very small groups, it will be one dog per handler per session and a dog may only participate in one group per day.

Auditors

  • For the benefit of those attending, the number of Auditors may be limited.
  • In order to secure your place, payment in full will be required within 48 hours of your registration being accepted. Payments can be made via direct deposit (preferred) or Paypal.

Dogs at the Workshops

  • Please note that dogs may not, at any time, be left tied up. Dogs may be on-lead with their handler, or will be required (preferably) to be crated (or penned/suitably confined), when they are not working.
  • Unless you have received specific permission to do so, additional dog(s) that have not been registered to work the sessions, may not be brought to the workshops.
  • In the interests of all present, dogs that continually bark will need to be removed from the premises.
  • These requirements will be enforced.

NSW Workshops

Beginner Dogs (Anastasia/Stas) – Saturday 12 October 2019 (8.30 am to 10.30 am then 1.30 pm to 3.15 pm)

  • Topic Details: This will be a session to create a great starting point for youngsters.
  • Prerequisite for Handlers with Dogs: For puppies and young dogs.
  • Working spots: Maximum of 8

Young Dogs Skills (Anastasia/Stas) – Saturday 12 October 2019 (10.30 am to 12.30 pm then 3.15 pm to 5.00 pm)

  • Topic Details: This will be a session to build on foundations and fundamental skills for young dogs and expand into areas you might not yet have ventured.
  • Prerequisite for Handlers with Dogs: For young dogs just starting (14+ months old).
  • Working spots: Maximum of 8

Intermediate/Excellent Group 1 (Anastasia/Stas) – Sunday 13 October 2019 (8.30 am to 10.30 am then 1.30 pm to 3.15 pm)
Intermediate/Excellent Group 2 (Anastasia/Stas) – Monday 14 October 2019 (8.30 am to 10.30 am then 1.30 pm to 3.15 pm)

  • Topic Details: Choose one or two days of running shorter sequences and building skills.
  • Prerequisite for Handlers with Dogs: Dogs must be obstacle proficient, competing in ANKC and/or ADAA competitions. It is likely they will have achieved their first title
  • Working spots: Maximum of 6

Advanced/Masters Group 1 (Anastasia/Stas) – Sunday 13 October 2019 (10.30 am to 12.30 pm then 3.15 pm to 5.00 pm)
Advanced/Masters Group 2 (Anastasia/Stas) – Monday 14 October 2019 (10.30 am to 12.30 pm then 3.15 pm to 5.00 pm)

  • Topic Details: Choose one or two days of sequencing, building and testing skills and extending yourself and your dog.
  • Prerequisite for Handlers with Dogs: Dogs must be obstacle proficient, competing in ANKC and/or ADAA competitions. They must be competing at Open and/or Masters level.
  • Working spots: Maximum of 6

Qld Workshops

Contacts (Anastasia/Stas) – Sunday 20 October 2019 (8.30 am to 4.30 pm)

  • Topic Details: This will be a session for Anastasia or Stas to work with you and your dog on Contact equipment performance.  Anastasia will focus on dogs with stopped contacts and Stas on running contacts
  • Prerequisite for Handlers with Dogs: For dogs ready to start, or already working on, contact equipment.
  • Working spots: Maximum of 12

Advanced/Masters Group 1 (Stas) – Saturday 26 October 2019 (8.30 am to 12.00 pm)
Advanced/Masters Group 2 (Anastasias) – Sunday 27 October 2019 (8.30 am to 12.00 pm)
Advanced/Masters Group 3 (Stas) – Monday 28 October 2019 (8.30 am to 12.00 pm)

  • Topic Details: Choose one, two or three days of sequencing, building and testing skills and extending yourself and your dog.
  • Prerequisite for Handlers with Dogs: Dogs must be obstacle proficient, competing in ANKC and/or ADAA competitions. They must be competing at Open and/or Masters level.
  • Working spots: Maximum of 6

Advanced/Masters Group 4 (Stas) – Saturday 26 October 2019 (1.00 pm to 4.30 pm)
Advanced/Masters Group 5 (Anastasia) – Sunday 27 October 2019 (1.00 pm to 4.30 pm)
Advanced/Masters Group 6 (Stas) – Monday 28 October 2019 (1.00 pm to 4.30 pm)

  • Topic Details: Choose one, two or three days of sequencing, building and testing skills and extending yourself and your dog.
  • Prerequisite for Handlers with Dogs: Dogs must be obstacle proficient, competing in ANKC and/or ADAA competitions. They must be competing at Open and/or Masters level.
  • Working spots: Maximum of 6

Intermediate/Excellent Group 1 (Anastasia) – Saturday 26 October 2019 (8.30 am to 12.00 pm)
Intermediate/Excellent Group 2 (Stas) – Sunday 27 October 2019 (8.30 am to 12.00 pm)
Intermediate/Excellent Group 3 (Anastasia) – Monday 28 October 2019 (8.30 am to 12.00 pm)

  • Topic Details: Choose one, two or three days running shorter sequences and building skills.
  • Prerequisite for Handlers with Dogs: Dogs must be obstacle proficient, competing in ANKC and/or ADAA competitions. It is likely they will have achieved their first title
  • Working spots: Maximum of 6

Beginner Dogs (Anastasia) – Saturday 26 October 2019 (1.00 pm to 4.30 pm)

  • Topic Details: This will be a session to create build a great starting point for youngsters
  • Prerequisite for Handlers with Dogs: For puppies and young dogs.
  • Working spots: Maximum of 8

Young Dogs Skills Group 1 (Stas) – Sunday 27 October 2019 (1.00 pm to 4.30 pm)
Young Dogs Skills Group 2 (Anastasia) – Monday 28 October 2019 (1.00 pm to 4.30 pm)

  • Topic Details: Choose one or two days of foundations and fundamental skills for young dogs and expand into areas you might not yet have ventured.
  • Prerequisite for Handlers with Dogs: For young dogs just starting (14+ months old).
  • Working spots: Maximum of 8

Fees:

Session Handler with Dog ** Auditors
Beginner Dogs $150-00
Young Dog Skills (per group) $150-00
Intermediate/Excellent (per group) $200-00
Advanced/Masters (per group) $200-00
Qld – Contacts (stopped & running) $250-00
1/2 day Auditing $75-00
1 day Auditing (or 2 x 1/2 days) $150-00
2 days Auditing $200-00
3 days Auditing $250-00
  • Auditors will be able to ‘float’ between concurrent sessions.
  • ** Fee for Handler with Dog session includes Audit of the other session(s) on the same day at no additional charge.
  • Please refer to our Terms and Conditions of Entry/Participation

Further information

To obtain further information contact
Cathy Slot on 0448 815 135 or by email