Redwood Empire Doggy Dancers
  Upcoming Events in Northern California
Freestyle and Rally-FrEe Show-and-Go
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March 16, 2013

in Santa Rosa, CA

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Rally-FrEe  workshop
with Julie Flanery. 
Learn about the newest canine sport -- part rally, part freestyle.

Nov. 25, 2012
in Concord, CA

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Redwood Empire Doggy Dancers present

Rally-FrEe Workshop

    with Julie Flanery

Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012

Mt. Diablo Dog Training Club

1027 Detroit Ave.  Suite A

Concord, CA 94518


Looking for something new and different to do with your dog?   Why not try Rally-FrEe?  Rally-FrEe is a unique sport that combines the trick behaviors of Canine Musical Freestyle with the structure and format of Rally Obedience.  It emphasizes precise execution of fundamental freestyle and obedience skills while encouraging creative and novel behaviors on a Rally Obedience style course.  Rally-FrEe encourages and supports the use of positive reinforcement training methods that strengthen teamwork and fosters a reciprocal learning process between dog and handler.










  • If you enjoy teaching your dog tricks and novel behaviors
  • If you strive for precision in obedience skills
  • If you want to be part of a progressive style of training
  • If you are looking for an enjoyable and supportive competition experience
  • If  you want to strengthen the working relationship between you and your dog


Give Rally-FrEe a try! Soon to become a titling sport!

Fees:  $75.00 Working Slot.  $35 Auditing Slot.  Lunch included.

$15 discount for REDD members (application included if you would like to join) or

$5 discount for MDDTC members.  (1 discount allowed.)

Deadline Nov. 16 or when limits are reached.

Registration and check in 8:00. Workshop 8:30 am – 3:30 pm


Get in on the ground level of this fun new sport!  Rally-FrEe combines the structure of a Rally course with the fun of tricks, Freestyle and free choice behaviors.  Prerequisite: a desire to have way too much fun with your dog. --To learn more about Rally-FrEe  --

This workshop will cover an introduction to Rally-FrEe: rules and guidelines, how to get started,  Novice signs and how to train for them,  plus some of the skills needed for the intermediate level.

A little about our instructor – Julie Flanery: Julie has titled dogs in obedience, rally and agility as well as musical freestyle.  She has competed in freestyle since 1999 and judged it since 2003.  Her freestyle wins include over 30 first place medals, multiple High Technical Merit and High Artistic Merit awards, Championships in both Musical Freestyle and Heelwork to Music Divisions, and three prestigious Attilla Challenge Awards.  In 2001 the World Canine Freestyle Organization named Julie “Trainer of the Year”.  Julie has presented seminars both nationally and internationally. Julie’s energy and enthusiasm are unmatched! Her workshops are both fun and informative and will leave you wanting more!

Directions to Mt. Diablo Dog Training Club, 1027 Detroit Ave.  Suite A, Concord, CA 94518:  From I-680, exit onto Monument Blvd.  Go EAST onto Monument  and go 1.7 mi.  Turn right on Detroit Ave.  Go 0.5 mi to 1027-A Detroit Ave. on your right.


Send workshop entries to Jo Anne Rowles, 3916 Marilyn Place, Bakersfield, CA 93309. Make checks payable to Redwood Empire Doggy Dancers. For more info: JoAnne Rowles 661 833 1647 or Laurie Rubin 707 829 7950




Rally- FrEe Workshop Form

Dog’s name ___________________________  Breed________________________            

Rally Experience ________________________________

Musical Freestyle Experience__________________

Workshop Participation:  Working 1 dog            Auditing                       

Fees    $75 to work one dog          Auditing $35                                               Workshop fees       ______

Workshop discounts: REDD member (-$15)              MDDTC  (-$5)              Less discount      ______

Handler __________________________      Phone  (___)________                   Total enclosed    ______

Street Address_________________________________ Email ________________________________

City/State & ZIP______________________________________________________________________        

I agree to hold REDD, their members, Mt Diablo Dog Training Club harmless from any claim for loss or injury which may be alleged to have been caused directly or indirectly to any person or thing by act of this dog while in MDDTC facility or on grounds. Parents are responsible for their children.

Signature ______________________________________________ Date _________________________

What would you like to take away from this workshop?


Working slots are limited so get your entries in soon.  Don’t miss the fun!!


Redwood Empire Doggy Dancers

Freestyle Club Membership Form


Check one.  _____Individual ($15)       _____Family ($20)         _____Junior ($5)

Dog name ________________________________________  Breed __________________________________

Dog name ________________________________________  Breed __________________________________

Dog name ________________________________________  Breed __________________________________

Member name(s) ___________________________________________________________________________ Member name(s) ___________________________________________________________________________

Address_________________________________________________ _________________________________

City, State, Zip Code ________________________________________________________________________

Phone (with area code) __________________________  Email ______________________________________

Send form and a check made out to REDD to JoAnne Rowles, 3916 Marilyn Place, Bakersfield, CA 93309




Contact Me:
Laurie Rubin
Redwood Empire Doggy Dancers
P.O. Box 967, Sebastopol, CA 95473
(707) 829-7950 |
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