CAPITAL CITY DOG SPORT ASSOCIATION™
Working Dog Competition Training Club
Established 1979
French Ring Sport

Capital City Dog Sport Association has a unique and interesting involvement with French Ring Sport in this country beginning back in the 1980s. Our CCDSA President and training director Cheryl Carlson was one of the founders of the North American Ring Association (NARA) and also served as President of the organization for a number of years.

 

Cheryl has titled 4 dogs to Ring III (1 German Shepherd & 3 Belgian Malinois) and her training students have earned over 150 French Ring titles.

Previous Ring Sport Trials

CCDSA French Ring Sports Trials on October 5 & 6, 2013

Thank you to everyone who helped make our two trials a success!
Pictured below are Judge Richard Bonilla, decoys Jake Brandyberry and Ari Fleishman, and our Capital City Dog Sport Association members.
Below are some candid photos taken during the two days of competition.
            (Click on any photo to link to the entire album on Facebook.)

CCDSA French Ring Sports Trials on July 28 & July 29, 2012

Thank you to everyone who helped make our two trials a success!
Pictured below is Judge Serge Gladieux and his wife Betty, decoys Jimmy Vanhove and Wade Morrell, and many of our Capital City Dog Sport Association members.
North American Ring Association National Championship Competition
A new dog sport still in its infancy... French Ring Sport in North America. This is Part 1 of 4 videos of the 1991 N.A.R.A. (North American Ring Association) Nationals Competition. (Recently transferred directly to digital from VHS tape by Tim Lynam.) Soooo much training, so little time!! French Judge had to be flown over. Ring I, II and III all exercises and includes "Dog in White for all levels. The trial was hosted by Capital City Ringsport and held at Cher Car Kennels in Lansing, Michigan USA.

Part 2 of 4 of the 1991 N.A.R.A. (North American Ring Association) National Championship Competition. The trial was hosted by Capital City Ringsport and held at Cher Car Kennels in Lansing, Michigan USA.

Part 3 of 4 of the 1991 N.A.R.A. (North American Ring Association) National Championship Competition. The trial was hosted by Capital City Ringsport and held at Cher Car Kennels in Lansing, Michigan USA.

Part 4 of 4 of the 1991 N.A.R.A. (North American Ring Association) National Championship Competition. The trial was hosted by Capital City Ringsport and held at Cher Car Kennels in Lansing, Michigan USA.



Cheryl Carlson (co-founder and then President of North American Ring Sport Association) with her Ring III German Shepherd Dog "Sebastian" performing the "Defense of Handler" in French Ring Sport with then NARA Decoy of the Year Mr. Paul Cipparone.