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Contact Debbie Crain (, president of Gold Coast Freestyle Guild, for information about CFF Freestyle classes in the Northern and Central Coast Areas.

Brevard County Dog Training Club
625 Gladiola St.
Merritt Island, Florida
Class fee: $75.00 for a seven week session for non-members
Free for Club Members
Instructor: Ann Holder
Ann has been participating in freestyle since 2002. She has taught obedience, rally ,
tricks and games classes and actively competes in dog sports.
January 2013—new Introduction to Freestyle class for beginners will start.
Advanced class is ongoing and meets on Thursday afternoons from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Competition class meets the fourth Thursday of each month from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Contact Ann at 321-636-2031 or for class information 

K-9 Dog Obedience Club of Jacksonville
2638 Powers Ave.
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Freestyle Class meets every last Thursday of the month from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Beginners are welcome but dog needs to have mastered novice rally skills.
Contact Elaine Smith-Nabors at 904-562-9412 or if interested.


Woodstock, Georgia

Ironclad K9 Academy
715 Bascomb Commercial Parkway
Woodstock, GA 30189
Classes meet on the second Sunday of the month from 2:00 – 4:00 pm.
Classes are customized to meet the needs of those attending any given session.
Cost varies with the number of students per class. Before your first class,
please be sure to call or email to ensure that class will meet.
Contact Julia Gregory at 423-580-9730 or email her at

Silver Spring, Maryland

Capital Dog Training Club
Home of the first and longest continuously running Canine Freestyle class in the country.

Friday mornings classe are taught by Sally Kirschenman and Wendy Ely. Contact Sally at for further information.

Sunday morning classes are taught by Pepper Guzman. She has been involved in Canine Freestyle since the mid 1990s and recently titled in Level III, contact her at



Rochester, Minnesota

Paws Abilities Dog Training
Minnesota welcomes Canine Freestyle!
Classes are ongoing.
Instructor:  Kristin Sicotte Kristin has been participating in Freestyle since 2002.
Contact:  Kristin at for information and class registration. 

North Carolina

Durham, North Caroina

Durham Kennel Club
8318 Guess Road
Durham, NC 27712
Saturday December 15, 11 am to 1:30 pm
Single session introduction to Canine Freestyle presented by Joan Tennille. This is for novices wanting to learn about the discipline of Freestyle. We plan to establish a monthly class in 2013.
Followed, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm, by an advanced class for anyone with some experience wanting to improve their skills.
$10 per person for either class. We would like to hear from those planning to come to make sure we have materials for everyone.  Contact Dee Wallis at for more information.

Winston Salem Dog Training Club

3800 Bethania Station Rd.
Winston-Salem, NC 27116

Beginning in January 2013, Winston Salem Dog Training Club will offer an introduction to CFF Freestyle class from 12 noon to 1:00pm on Saturdays.
Instructors will be Sarah Jinnah, Sandie Averitt and Robin Setzer.
Contact: Sarah Jinnah ( for information


Chesterland, Ohio

Canine Affair Center
8495 Mulberry Road
Chesterland, OH 44026

Freestyle work sessions held on Friday nights from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Contact: Janet Dayton

South Dakota

Rapid City, South Dakota

Happy Tails Dog Training Center
2451 S. Plaza Dr.
Rapid City, SD 57702
Instructor: Dawn Madge
Tricks of the Trade—an introductory class focusing on the technical aspects of freestyle training. This class runs for 6 weeks.
Tricks of the Trade 2—open to trainers who have taken the introductory level class and advanced trainers. The focus of this class is on combining technical training, phrases, music selection, and beginning choreography to develop a routine.
To Be Announced: Additional classes may be held on some Sunday mornings at 10:30 am to work on choreography.

Contact Dawn at


Obedience Club of Chattanooga
244 Lake City Road
Flintstone GA 30725
Instructor: Julia Gregory

Classes meet the third Sunday of the month from 2:00 – 4:00 pm for beginner through advanced handlers and dogs. Fee is $10.00.
Before your first class, please call or email to insure that class will meet.
Contact Julia Gregory at 423-580-9730 or


Ogden, Utah

Classes meet on Friday evenings
Instructor: Susan Colledge
Contact Susan at

Richmond Area / Beaverdam, Virginia

Instructor: Joan Tennille

Ms. Tennille, Founder and Past President of the Federation offers
training classes in Canine Freestyle from introductory through advanced
levels. Classes prepare you for competition at all levels. Class work
Includes developing each team to move; perform before others; and
to prepare your presentations. She is the originator of the discipline of
Canine Freestyle which she demonstrated by creating the “original four” in
1993 for the Cycle National Obedience Competitions. Through her
seminars and conceptual training methods she has set the standards for the
sport. Before dedicating her skills to moving the sport forward, Ms. Tennille
was actively competing in other disciplines in the Sport of Dogs.

Contact her at


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