The NSW Dog of the Year - Agility and Jumping is a state-wide competition run over a number of heats - Dog of the Year Agility & Dog of the Year Jumping - across trials in NSW throughout the trialing year. The top 40 Dogs from both the Jumping and Agility Heats are invited to the Finals, held at the Dogs NSW State Agility Titles in Sydney, in September of each year.
Celebrating the top Agility Dog of the Year, the Balder Trophy is given for Australia's first ever Agility Titled dog - a Bouvier des Flandres named Balder Van Het Lage Land UD AD, who was owned by Henk Plancke. This award is a great recognition for amazing Agility Teams, and has been awarded to many amazing dogs over the past 33 Years.
Geronimo - aka Agility Champion TROYMERE TAKE CONTROL CD ADM ADO JDM JDO GDX SDX SPDS (Sept 1996 - Feb 2011) Pictured here with his owner and handler Dagmar Neal AUA Dip T MA
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.