Competitors from Tallmadge, Akron, Cuyahoga Falls, Stow, Kent, Canton and Brimfield competed in Agility, Obedience and Criminal Apprehension events at the K-9 Challenge May 20 at Lock 3 in Akron. Tallmadge police officer Nate Ickes and his partner, Axel, took first place in Apprehension and third place in Obedience this year.