CAPITAL CITY DOG SPORT ASSOCIATION
Working Dog Competition Training Club
Established 1979

The BACK IN THE DAY Protection Dog Tournament is an "old school trial"  reminiscent of the many personal protection dog trials that used to be prevalent in the 1990's and 2000's here in the Midwest.  There is only one level of entry and cash prizes along with trophies are awarded to the first, second and third place winners. 

ELEMENTS


PHASE 1

Obedience Work (90 points)

1) Vet Exam on table (10 points)
2) Heel on Leash (10 points)
3) Leaving (not eating) food found (10 points)
4) Long Stay for 15 seconds (10 points)
5) Off-Leash Recall past seated decoy (10 points)
6) Food Refusal (2) thrown & handed (20 points)
7) Command (2) Refusals (20 points)


PHASE 2

Protection (275 points)

1) 360° Attack by 3 decoys w/3 bites (75 points)

2) Tactical Retreat under Threat by 2 decoys w/4

    bites (100 points)

3) Off-leash Attack w/Gunfire; Secondary Attack

    on Handler: 2 decoys w/2 bites (50 points)

4) Rear Transport and Reattack: 1 decoy w/1 bite

   (50 points)


Pictures from the 2019 Back in the Day trial
Pictures from the 2018 Back in the Day trial
Congratulations to all that participated in the “BACK in the DAY “protection dog tournament hosted by Capital City Dog Sport Association on May 26, 2018 at Cher Car Kennels in St. Johns, Michigan. Judged by Randy Adams of Adams K9 in Hudsonville, Michigan and Cheryl Carlson of Cher Car Kennels in St Johns, Michigan, 28 dog and handlers teams endured the heat and performed their best in front of a cheering crowd. 

Placements awarded were: 
FIRST PLACE to Jennifer White of Lakefront K9 in Indiana & Belgian Malinois “Mea”
SECOND PLACE to Delaney Johnson of Capital City Dog Sport Association of Michigan & Dutch Shepherd “Griffin”
THIRD PLACE” to Justin Brooks of Boss Canine of Illinois & American Pit Bull Terrier ”Hennessy” 

This inaugural trial was a great success and President Cheryl Carlson of Capital City Dog Sport Association stated the BACK in the DAY tournament would now become a yearly event in CCDSA’s calendar.

LOCATION AND ACCOMMODATIONS


Trial Site


Cher Car Kennels

Address: 4215 S Lowell Road, St Johns, MI 48879

Phone: (989) 224-7225

 

Hotels/Motels


St. Johns Motel

Address1212 N Old U.S. 27, St Johns, MI 48879

Phone(989) 224-2321

Distance from Cher Car Kennels: 8.4 mi (14 min)


Sleep Inn Lansing North/Dewitt

Address1101 Commerce Park Dr, Dewitt, MI 48820

Phone(517) 669-8823

Distance from Cher Car Kennels: 14 mi (20 minutes)

Ramada Lansing Hotel and Conference Center

Address7501 W Saginaw Hwy, Lansing, MI 48917

Phone(517) 627-3211

Distance from Cher Car Kennels: 17.2 mi (23 min)

 

Days Inn Lansing

Address7711 W Saginaw Hwy, Lansing, MI 48917

Phone(517) 627-8471

Distance from Cher Car Kennels: 17.2 mi (23 min)

 

Red Roof Inn Lansing West

Address7412 W Saginaw Hwy, Lansing, MI 48917

Phone(517) 321-7246

Distance from Cher Car Kennels: 17.3 mi (23 min)

  

Comfort Inn

Address525 N Canal Rd, Lansing, MI 48917

Phone(517) 627-8381

Distance from Cher Car Kennels: 17.3 mi (23 min)

 

Residence Inn by Marriott Lansing West

Address922 Delta Commerce Dr, Lansing, MI 48917

Phone(517) 886-5030

Distance from Cher Car Kennels: 17.6 mi (24 min)

 

Motel 6 Lansing

Address7326 W Saginaw Hwy, Lansing, MI 48917

Phone(517) 321-1444

Distance from Cher Car Kennels: 18.3 mi (28 min)

 

Best Western DeWitt

Address1055 Aaron Dr, Dewitt, MI 48820

Phone(517) 374-0000

Distance from Cher Car Kennels: 18.5 mi (23 in)

American Heritage Inn

Address1681 E Grand River Ave, Portland, MI 48875

Phone(517) 647-2200

Distance from Cher Car Kennels: 19.6 mi (28 min)


Courtyard by Marriott Lansing

Address2710 Lake Lansing Rd, Lansing, MI 48912

Phone(517) 482-0500

Distance from Cher Car Kennels: 19.9 mi (25 min)

Hampton Inn East Lansing

Address3121 E Grand River Ave, Lansing, MI 48912

Phone(517) 351-1440

Distance from Cher Car Kennels: 20.3 mi (26 min)

Quality Suites Lansing

Address3121 E Grand River Ave, Lansing, MI 48912

Phone(517) 351-1440

Distance from Cher Car Kennels: 21.7 mi (29 min)

 

Camping


Sleepy Hollow State Park

Address7835 E Price Rd, Laingsburg, MI 48848

Phone(517) 651-6217

Distance from Cher Car Kennels: 13.8 mi (19 min)