REED BINGHAM STATE PARK — The Valdosta Kennel Club will hold its first dog agility trials 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 16 and 17 at Reed Bingham State Park, located on Highway 37 at the Colquitt-Cook county line. The course will include jumps, tunnels and weave poles. Each handler and dog will be judged on their accuracy and speed during the competition. Park visitors are invited to watch, and Friends of Reed Bingham will be cooking lunch each day. A $5 per vehicle park pass is required. For more information, visit www.gastateparks.org or call 229-896-3551.
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