DISC DOGS

DISC DOGS

Hosted by Greater Atlanta Dog & Disc Club

A festival staple for more than two decades, the onsite disc dog competition hosted by The Greater Atlanta Dog & Disc Club amazes onlookers with the feats of super-talented canines. This Ashley Whippet Invitational (AWI) and Skyhoundz World Qualifier has grown to be one of the most prestigious competitions in the world today and a favorite with festival attendees. New this year, there will be Freestyle and Toss-and-Fetch competitions on both Saturday and Sunday of the festival.

2021 Saturday & Sunday Schedule

8:00 am – Registration and Check-In
9:30 am – Competitor Field Meeting
10:00 am – Round 1 Toss & Catch
TBA – Round 1 Freestyle
TBA – Round 2 Toss & Catch
TBA – Round 2 Freestyle
Awards to Follow

Demos Only

2:00 pm Greater Atlanta Dog & Disc Club Demonstration
4:00 pm Greater Atlanta Dog & Disc Club Demonstration
6:00 pm Greater Atlanta Dog & Disc Club Demonstration
10:30 am Registration/Check-In
11:45 am Players Meeting
12:15 pm Competition
5:00 pm Awards
5:30 pm Free Jam
9:30 am Registration/Check-In
10:45 am Players Meeting
11:00 am Opening Ceremonies
11:15 am Competition
4:00 pm Awards
5:00 pm Free Jam

Don’t miss the Freestyle Jam Session on Saturday and Sunday just after the awards!

Only competing dogs are allowed entrance to the festival.

Tenting, Crating and Dogs in the Park

  • No pop-up tents are allowed at this event. A competitor-only covered crating area is provided next to the field.
  • Dogs are allowed in playing area only. You can walk to/from competition field with dog, but don’t go into the festival area with dog.
  • Bandana given at check-in must be worn by dogs when not on competition field by request of the Atlanta Police Department.

For more details and rules visit: www.atlantadog.club.

 


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February 19th, 8:00 am

⭐ Kimmy Cantrell, based in Atlanta, GA, enjoys developing fresh variations on several recurring themes: faces, still lifes, nudes, and fish. Kimmy uses many forms to tell his stories, from free standing sculptures to still life collages. He uses asymmetry to challenge traditional definitions of beauty. Through his fragmented flowers and fish for instance, he recounts fond childhood memories of his grandmother Bama who was a very important figure in his upbringing. She taught Kimmy lessons of perseverance, living within your means, and how to be responsible for your own success. He has also uses his nudes and faces as a platform for political and social commentary. His titles are notable as they are often powerful and poignant reflecting turbulent times.

🌳 Check out more of Cantrell's work at the Dogwood Festival juried Artist Market this spring and find more info about the festival at dogwood.org/!
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⭐ Kimmy Cantrell, based in Atlanta, GA, enjoys developing fresh variations on several recurring themes: faces, still lifes, nudes, and fish. Kimmy uses many forms to tell his stories, from free standing sculptures to still life collages. He uses asymmetry to challenge traditional definitions of beauty. Through his fragmented flowers and fish for instance, he recounts fond childhood memories of his grandmother Bama who was a very important figure in his upbringing. She taught Kimmy lessons of perseverance, living within your means, and how to be responsible for your own success. He has also uses his nudes and faces as a platform for political and social commentary. His titles are notable as they are often powerful and poignant reflecting turbulent times.

🌳 Check out more of Cantrells work at the Dogwood Festival juried Artist Market this spring and find more info about the festival at https://dogwood.org/!
February 16th, 2:34 pm

🦜Anyone else dreaming of sunny days--we've got exciting news for you! A1A: The Official and Original Jimmy Buffett Tribute Show as the festival headliner on the Coca-Cola Main Stage on Saturday, April 13 at 7:30 p.m.

🏝️Bringing Buffett’s tropical tunes to audiences nationwide since 1991, A1A offers an energetic performance and holds the title of the longest-running Jimmy Buffett Tribute Show in history.

🍹Attendees can upgrade their festival latitude by sipping a margarita or other frozen concoction at an “Atlantaville” experience by purchasing a Saturday Night VIP Ticket.

🩴This tiki bar-themed area is the perfect spot to toast the musician who invented tropical rock and celebrated the art of relaxing. Hawaiian shirts and flip-flops are welcome but not required!

🎟 dogwood.org/vip-experience/
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February 14th, 10:15 am

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February 5th, 12:01 pm

✨ Meet some of the incredible artists that will be at this year's festival and explore their work at our juried fine art Artist Market. With over 750 entries from across the continent, we're kicking off the festival season with a showcase of unparalleled talent. Experience, appreciate, and take home one-of-a-kind pieces to enjoy year-round.

⭐️ Take a journey through Jon Lee's masterful creations, as he joins us from Lewis Center, Ohio, bringing to life beautiful, vibrant, and one-of-a-kind jewelry. Don't miss the chance to engage with his artistry this spring at the festival!

🌸 Find more info about the 88th Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival at dogwood.org/!
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✨ Meet some of the incredible artists that will be at this years festival and explore their work at our juried fine art Artist Market. With over 750 entries from across the continent, were kicking off the festival season with a showcase of unparalleled talent. Experience, appreciate, and take home one-of-a-kind pieces to enjoy year-round. 

⭐️ Take a journey through Jon Lees masterful creations, as he joins us from Lewis Center, Ohio, bringing to life beautiful, vibrant, and one-of-a-kind jewelry. Dont miss the chance to engage with his artistry this spring at the festival!

🌸 Find more info about the 88th Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival at https://dogwood.org/!
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