Dear visitor,
EFC2017 will be more than just Flyball.

Here you'll find all the information about the event.
This year ZENtastic hosts the Europeans.

We will donate to VZW Clinidogs

ONLY TILL THE EVENT DATE 26/05 - 28/05

We're expecting several demonstrations and workshops from other dogsports,
a childrensvillage, shopstreet, food and beveragestown.
We are looking forward to your visit.
Also take a look on our facebookpage for updated information and photos.

Flyball

What is flyball?

Flyball is a teamsport where 2 teams run side to side with 4 dogs. Each dog runs at their turn over 4 obstacles to the flyball box.

In this box there’s a tennisball. The dog pushes the ball out with the pressure from his front legs and have to deliver the ball as quickly as possible to his owner / guide.

Obviously he has to go back over the hurdles. The dog must be over the start/finish line before the next dog goes over the startline. To lose as little as possible time, the dogs are trained to cross nose to nose at the start/ finish grid.

 

Unfortunally, you can have a too speedy change, lightning the number of lamp of the racing dog. Then this dog has to run again.

Other mistakes are: a start too soon, run next to the hurdles, losing the ball, a dog running to the other competitors, …

The dogs can not start at the starting line. To get on full speed, the dog starts several meters before this line. This is the flying start.

The competition

In a game 2 teams race against each other.
The team with the racing dogs come in as first without mistakes wins the run.

A race exist of 3 (best of three) or 5 (best of five) runs.
The choice for 3 or 5 depends from the organisation.

After the for rounds, the game continues in a double drop out.
In other words, the winner continues in the tournament.
A team losing 2 races, is eliminated.

Championship

The European Flyball Competition is an open competition.
Each team can subscribe with a maximum of 144 teams, making it a huge competition with several divisions.
Every division delivers a European Champion.

The fastest teams run in division 1 for the absolute title of European champion.
The competition prescribes 4 rounds and double elimination.

This event is in 3 days, from 26 untill 28 may of 2017.
Providing teams from several different countries: Belgium, Holland, France, Germany, Great Brittain, Austria, Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, …

Divisions and running order 26/05/2017


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The following clubs are subscribed, click here for more details:

DE AN (AUSTRIA), Pink Paws (AUSTRIA), The bats (BELGIË), De Doorzetters (BELGIUM), DTC Brecht (BELGIUM), Flyballteam Ghostrunners (BELGIUM), FUN LAUGHTER, joy (BELGIUM), K-otic Flyers Brugge (BELGIUM), New vision (BELGIUM), Roadrunners (BELGIUM), The blue arrows (BELGIUM), The Green Runners (BELGIUM), The Jumpers (BELGIUM), TURBODOGS (BELGIUM), ZENtastic (BELGIUM), Flyball Hop Trop (CZECH REPUBLIC), Flyvaryors (CZECH REPUBLIC), Pilsen F.A.S.T. (CZECH REPUBLIC), The Rebels (CZECH REPUBLIC), Ball Junkies (DEUTSCHLAND ), CAMBRIDGESHIRE CANINES (ENGLAND), Hampshire Harriers (ENGLAND), Lightning Strikes (ENGLAND), BisQuick (FRANCE), C A C de Sucy en Brie (FRANCE), CC Saverne (FRANCE), CCA Saulx (FRANCE), Centre d'education canine d'habsheim (FRANCE), Club Canin d'Ingwiller (FRANCE), Crazy Dogs (FRANCE), LA CABOT TEAM (FRANCE), Milkshakes (FRANCE), Minion's Fly (FRANCE), 1. Absdorfer Hundesportverein (GERMANY), Beselicher - Hundesportclub (GERMANY), Blizzard from OS (GERMANY), Club der Hundefreunde Waldacker (GERMANY), Cool Jumpers (GERMANY), Die Rasselbande (GERMANY), Die Rasselbande Rookies (GERMANY), Die Unglaublichen (GERMANY), FantasticFour/VdH-Wetzlar (GERMANY), Flash Fire (GERMANY), Flyball Oberfranken (GERMANY), Flyball Piraten (GERMANY), HOT flyballteam (GERMANY), hundesport sauerland (GERMANY), HundesportLich e.V. (GERMANY), Luminou (GERMANY), PLAN B (GERMANY), Quickstep!/V.E.A. Borken e.V. (GERMANY), Touch Dogs Flyballteam (GERMANY), VdH Ludwigshafen 1903 e.V. (GERMANY), VdH Oggersheim 1920 e.V. (GERMANY), VfH Lentinger Jura Flizzer e.V. (GERMANY), Wild`n Low Jumpers (GERMANY), BEAST Flyball Team (HUNGARY), GKSK CANI-BALL Hungarian Flyball Team (HUNGARY), Skyball Flyball Team (HUNGARY), Xpress Flyballteam (NETHERLAND), Flash Mob Flyball Bunch (POLAND), Fractal Flyball Team (POLAND), Unleashed (POLAND)

Location

Torhoutsesteenweg 446, 8200 Brugge

View in google maps

Bus

Take bus 25 and get off at Sint-Michiels vogelzang
You will have to walk +/- 1,5km

Car – E40 from france

Exit 7 Loppem
First exit on the roundabout direction Loppem
On the end of the round take a right turn
On the roundabout take the first exit direction Bruges
You will find it on the left

Car – E40 from Brussels

Exit 8 Bruges E403
Take the exit Sint-Andries
On the round about take the 3th exit towards Kon. Astridlaan
On the roundabout take the 3th exit towards Zedelgem
You will find it on the right

Car – E403 from Kortrijk

Follow the road direction Zeebrugge
On the expressweg N32 take exit Sint-Andries
On the round about take the 3th exit towards Kon. Astridlaan
On the roundabout take the 3th exit towards Zedelgem
You will find it on the right

Sponsors

Activities

To make this an complete family event there will be workshops and demonstrations of other dogsports:
agility, racing, treiball, English obedience,…

That makes it not only a flyball competition but also a total event for every doglover and families with kids.
For the little people there will be a kids play village and for the parents a lounge bar surrounded bij foodtrucks.

Free entrance - Opening hours: 10 am to 6 pm - Parkingspace at the event or nearby

Dogs are allowed but must be leashed and vaccinated against rabies. They must have an European Passport

Food and beveragestown


Breakfast
During the event, you can visit a bakery at the site (opened at 7AM) where you can buy a whole lot of things to have a descent breakfast, without having to pre-order. Afterwards, you can choose to eat at your spot on the campground or at the bar, where we will be serving hot and cold drinks. If you really want to, you can give in your order beforehand to have it ready for pick-up, but this is not necessary.

Lunch, dinner and snacks
For lunch, dinner or when you're craving for a little snack, there will be a foodtruck festival from 11AM till 8PM. You will be able to choose out of several dishes, snacks and desserts to fulfill the wishes of your stomach.

- Pasta and Panini by Pasta et cetera
- Grilled Hamburgers by Spithouse BBQ
- BBQ Bowls (fish - meat - vegi) by Foodtruck eenvoud
- Fries, roast ham by ZENtastic
- Sandwiches, buns, sausage bread, ... by Panos


Beverages
Next to our foodtruck festival, there will be 2 starshade tents and a loungebar in the middle. You will be able to buy hot drinks, soda’s, belgian beer and several kind of cocktails. When you're in need of a cocktail, then we can surely recommend to try our own created EFC cocktail.


Children's village


Get ready to play
Near the food and beverage area, there will be a giant bouncing castle (4m by 19m) for the little ones.

You will also have the possibility to leave your children in our childcare - attended with 4 professional supervisors - who will occupy them with lots of fun, games, face painting, glitter tattoo’s, candy making, crafts, and so on. For the toddlers we provide an adapted program with crafts, games, agilityparcour...

Take a picture with a Power Ranger by Belgian Black Power Ranger


Shoppingstreet

Animal photography - VACHT by Boone Arne
Dog training goods by K9 4 dogs
Everything you need for the dog by Snuffelspul
Grooming products by Firma Bianca NG
Dogsnacks by Bones & More
Handmade dogtoys by Flossiezz
Healthy dog in an healthy boddy by Dobby Dog
Handcrafted doggear by Doggies & Daffodils
Dogsport gear by Kiwaq
Flyball equipment by 4 Fluffy Friends
Therapy dogs by Clinidogs

Love to shop


Dogsports

Terrier Coursing by Terrierrace Team Landgraaf
Speedway by Flyball Team Roadrunners
English Obedience by Dominique Standaert
Agility by Katinka
Canicross, bikejoring, steppen... by Fogland Foxes
Dogfrisbee by Dogfrisbee Belgium
NADAC Hoopers by Dogs en music
Doggy Dance by De Brave Bakelanders
...


Contact

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