The NSW Dog of the Year Jumping is recognised with the awarding of the Geronimo Cup to the top competitor that has the highest point score from the best 15 rounds of Jumping through the ANKC Agility Season.
Congratulations to this brilliant team, taking out the Top Jumping Dog - Geronimo Cup in 2019!
The Top Heights Dogs Jumping 2019 were:
200 - Catherine Aspinall Scout (Jack Russell Terrier)
300 - Kylie Fry Arlo (Border Terrier)
400 - Jessica Mellon Flame (Border Collie)
500 - Sue Calphy Havachat (Kelpie)
600 - Ronnalyn Shawyer Chewbacca (Smithfield)
Congratulations to everyone who competed in the Dog of the Year Jumping rounds for the 2019 competition.
The Dog of the Year 2020 competition was abandoned due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
The Geronimo Jumping Cup is in honour of a Miniature Poodle that loved to Jump, The Cup was first awarded in 2005 by which time Geronimo had achieved his JDM 17 times with 120 Qualifying Certificates.
Some of his career highlights are:
Geronimo continued as an enthusiastic performer in Open and Games events until the end of 2010 when he was 14 years old, during his career he was handled by Dagmar Neal AUA Dip T MA.
Dagmar and Dennis Neal have donated this cup to provide recognition to future jumping dogs of distinction.
Sarah and Seeker are not new to the outstanding heights of Agility and Jumping competitions. Seeker was the 2017 Winner of the Balder Trophy & NSW Dog of the Year - Agility.
Greg and Kellie won the Geronimo Cup a total of 5 times, adding to the outstanding career Kellie.
Andrea and Blitz won the Geronimo Cup the same year that they represented NSW at the National Agility Championships in South Australia, competing as part of the team.
2005 Robyn Taylor Tamewynette Kelpie x
2006 Nicola Read Coogee Labradoodle
2007 Robyn Taylor Tamewynette Kelpie x
2008 Greg Collins Kellie Koolie x
2009 David Paul Taylatee Kelpie x
2010 Robyn Taylor Utullyorsum (Tully) Kelpie x
David Paul Taylatee Kelpie
2011 Greg Collins Kellie Koolie x
2012 Greg Collins Kellie Koolie x
2013 Sarah Kirkwood Kerodan Hidden Colours (Spice) Border Collie
2014 Greg Collins Kellie Koolie x
2015 Kelly Gill Rockygully I Can Fly Too (Zing) Border Collie
2016 Andrea Gibney Blitzdit Kelpie
2017 Greg Collins Kellie Koolie X
2018 Sarah Kirkwood Kerodan Thrill Seeker (Seeker) Border Collie
2019 Sarah Kirkwood Kerodan Thrill Seeker (Seeker) Border Collie
Congratulations to this amazing team, who have doubled down on their achievement of winning the Balder Trophy and taking out NSW Jumping Dog of the Year 2019