Seminar with Marco Giovanni
September 11 from 8:00 am to September 12 from 5:00 pm
Saturday – September 11, 2021 – Young Dogs
Teams will work on shorter distances. Dogs should be performing all equipment but it need to bypass an obstacle that will be accommodated.
Sunday – September 12, 2021 – International
Must be competing at Masters level.
- $225 working spot/day
- $85 audit/day
We will run 2 sessions each day to limit number of teams. Each session will be limited to 5 working teams.
About Marco Giovanni
Marco has been an Agility trainer in Italy since 1995. He started competing in agility in 1994 at only 17 years old with his first dog, a mixed breed named Chicca. In 2004 he founded the “Beck’s Hill Agility Team”, where he was teaching, before moving to USA (Michigan) in 2017, and he is now the “head coach” of a beautiful facility with more than 200 students: TNT Training Center in Midland.
Marco was European Open Italian National Team member for three years and with 3 different dogs (2011 with Dark Star, 2012 with Fetch Granting Pleasure and 2015 with Beck’s Hill Flashback “Blaze”). As a Coach, from 2004, every year “Beck’s Hill Agility Team” students were in the Italian National Team at the biggest Agility events (AWC, EO, WAO, IMCA, FMBB, etc). They won a lot, but the biggest result was in 2015: the FCI Agility World Champion in Small size from the Italian Team was his student!
Marco’s results as competitor:
•3 times European Open Italian Team member (2011 with bc Dark Star, 2012 with bcFetch Granting Pleasure and 2015 with bc Beck’s Hill Flashback “Blaze”).
•Silver medalist EO Large Team Final 2011, with Dark Star.
•Qualified his Border Collie “Diavel” for the USDAA Cynosport in 2017, where hewon the 24” Steeplechase quarter final.
•currently competing in AKC 12” with his Sheltie “BET”, that is ranked #1 in BDAPower 10 for 4 years in a row, and ranked #2 in All-Decade Power 70, as secondfastest 12” dog of the last 10 years!
•in 2019 Marco and BET made the USA EO Team and the AKC USA World Team,so they participated to the EO in Netherlands and to the FCI World Championshipin Finland, where the USA Small Team got the Bronze Medal in Jumpers Team run!
- Seminar will be held indoors on in-filled turf in a heated arena
- Coffee/tea/hot chocolate will be available. Lunch will not be provided but delivery is available from Allen’s Eatery.
- If you have any questions, please contact Lori Napoli.