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NAFA Partners With DogSport Magazine

June 19, 2007


CHICAGO, IL. (June 19, 2007) - The North American Flyball Association (NAFA®) today announced an exclusive partnership with DogSport Magazine.

DogSport Magazine is published 6 times a year and is carried on newsstands across the U.S. and Canada. Beginning with the September/October issue of DogSport, every dog owner who purchases a NAFA Competition Racing Number (CRN) will receive a complimentary issue of the magazine. As part of the partnership, NAFA will also use the magazine to promote the sport of flyball and disseminate news and statistics to the flyball community.

"We feel this partnership will greatly benefit the NAFA flyball community" said Lee Heighton, Chairman of the NAFA Board of Directors. "This alliance combines the strengths of both NAFA and DogSport to reach a broader audience of flyball competitors and new prospects, and helps promote the sport of flyball across North America."

"DogSport and NAFA are reaching a similar audience of dog sport competitor. By sharing some of our strengths both organizations can come out ahead," said Andrew Douglas, Publisher of DogSport.

As part of the agreement, DogSport will advertise through the NAFA web site,, and through special offers to NAFA participants.

About NAFA
NAFA is a non-profit organization whose mission is to guide the development of flyball in North America. NAFA was founded in 1984 and has grown to over 325 active flyball clubs in almost every state and province in the U.S. and Canada. In addition to sanctioning tournaments and conducting a range of programs for its participants, NAFA annually conducts the World Cynosport Flyball Championship. For more information, visit

About DogSport
DogSport's mission is to help dog sport competitors and businesses practice, play, and perform. DogSport is published six times a year and is available by subscription and on newsstands across North America. For more information, visit



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