2014 CDCA National Specialty

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2014 CDCA National Specialty & Annual Meetings

June 18-23, 2014 North Branch, MN
AKC events pending AKC approval

Show Committee
Show chair: Gloria Zopfi
Specialty committee: Keith Shank, Alla Geretz and Cathi Oskow.

Superintendent for all shows: Onofrio. Shows close Wednesday, June 6, 2014.

Minnesota Song

A tradition for the Minnesota Specialties is a Welcome Song presented by Minnesota Members. Here is the 2014 Version sung at the Banquet. Thanks to Cathi for the lyrics and Cathi & Cheryl for singing it for us!

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Host Hotel
AmericInn of North Branch
38675 14th Ave
North Branch, MN 55056
Group code is CDCA
There is a one time $30 pet fee non refundable.
Free high speed internet
Complimentary breakfast
Indoor pool
Jack Juve is the general manager taking care of the details.
Wednesday meetings, Thursday judges seminar and Saturday's banquet will be at the hotel.
Hotel is 12 miles from show site, just down 1 road.
There is very limited hotels in this area and they will fill up.
There is also RV parking at the show site.
We will have a reserved grooming area inside.
50 miles north of MSP airport.

Annual Club Meetings
As per Article II, Section 1 of the CDCA Bylaws, the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Canaan Dog Club of America, Inc. will be held on Wednesday, June 18th, at 3pm at the AmericInn, 38675 14th Ave, North Branch, MN 55056 (The Board of Directors will meet at the hotel at 8am the same day).

To help facilitate the meeting, club members are encouraged to submit items for the agenda to the Recording Secretary, Melinda Linton, to arrive by Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 (6351 Linton Way, Ann Arbor MI 48105-9285).

Top Canaan Dogs of 2013
If your dog was among the top CDs in performance or conformation in 2013, watch for your invitation to submit their info for a special presentation at the banquet. Contact Julie Haddy for more information.

Catalog Ads & Auction items
Send to Cathi Oskow by May 14.
Contact Cathi for details and watch for additional information to be posted.

Trophy donations
Send to Alla Gertz by May 14
Checks payable to CDCA, Inc.,
Mail to: 4701 West 28th Street, St Louis Park MN 55416

Banquet Reservations
Send to Keith Shank by June 1
Checks payable to CDCA, Inc., $30 per person
Mail to: PO Box 490784, Blaine MN 55449
Choice of: Steak, Chicken or Vegetarian, all served with salad and pasta.

Picnic Supper & Dog Play Time
Sunday evening, Oskow home in Minneapolis
Directions and more information will be available at the host hotel or from Cathi directly.

Herding Test
Our evaluator will be JoAnna Yund, an AKC herding judge. $35 for the first dog and $30 for each additional dog owned by the same person. If you paid for a run in 2013, contact Denise directly to apply your entry fees to this year's test or arrange a refund.
For more information: Denise Gordon

DIRECTIONS TO ELYSIAN FARM
Please note: Mapquest and/or Google directions do not quite get you there.
Directions from the south:
35 E or 35 W north until it turns to 35N in Forest Lake
Head east (right) at Exit 165 (County Road 70/ Rock Creek-Grantsburg Exit)
Head north (left) at 4 way stop on to 361N (Old Highway 61)
Head east (right) on to Liberty Road/ County Road 117 (mini storage facility just past turn)
Head north (left) on to Government Road/Military Road/ County Rd 4
Head east (right) on to Russell Road (first road you can turn right on)
We are third house on right (may look like second due to neighbor's trees)
House is white w/ green trim (Elysian Farm and Schneider is on mailbox)
Directions from the north:
35 S and head east (left) on to Exit 169 (Pine City Exit)
Head right (south) at stoplights on to 361N (Old Hwy 61). There is an A&W to the left and a
Dairy Queen to the left
Head left (east) on to Liberty Road/ County Road 117 (there will be a mini storage facility just
before turn)
Head north (left) on to Government Road/Military Road/ County Rd 4
Head east (right) on to Russell Road (first road you can turn right on)
We are third house on right (may look like second due to neighbor's trees)
House is white w/ green trim (Elysian Farm and Schneider is on mailbox)


Some Notes

Thursday, Saturday and Sunday are supported entries.
National with Puppy & Veteran Sweeps is Friday.
Veterans do not need to be intact for Sweepstakes, but do need to be so for regular classes.
Those entered in Puppy Sweeps must also enter the National.
On Friday only the 12-18 month class is divided into 12-15 and 15-18 months.

Also happening during the cluster of shows:
Chuck A Duck/Root Beer Floats Take The Lead Benefit
CGC/CGC-A testing
Cancer Benefit Dinner and Live Music on Friday night
AKC Junior Handler Clinic

PLUS, all the CDCA events!!

Please note, the trophy list has TONS of typos and errors introduced by Onofrio and/or not fixed before publication by Onofrio. We have been told these will be corrected in the catalog. Please use this premium for entries, rather than for the trophy list.


Schedule

When What Where
Wednesday June 18
  8am Board of Directors meeting Host hotel
  3pm Annual General Membership meeting Host hotel
Thursday June 19
    Anoka County Kennel Club All breed show
CDCA supported entry
Cambridge, MN
(12 miles from hotel)
Friday June 20
    Anoka County Kennel Club All breed show
CDCA National Specialty
Sweepstakes (Puppy & Veteran) Judge Linn Klinger Brown
National Specialty Judge David Bolus
Summer Solstice Combined Obedience Trial
 
Saturday June 21
    Cambridge Kennel Club All breed show
CDCA Supported Entry
 
  evening Banquet, Awards presentation and Auction Host hotel
Sunday June 22
    Cambridge Kennel Club All breed show
CDCA Supported Entry
 
  evening Picnic Supper & Dog Play Time Oskow home, Minneapolis, MN
(about an hour from hotel)
Monday June 23
    Herding Elysian Farms, Pine City, MN
(15 miles from hotel)