2017 CDCA National Specialty

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CDCA 2017 National Specialty

CDCA 2017 National Specialty
Atlanta, Georgia
October 16 - 23, 2017

Results | Schedule | Host Hotel | Herding Instinct | Awards Banquet | Trophy Donations | Auction | Top Dogs & Memorials | Superintendent


Results

CDCA Independent National Specialty
Thursday, October 19, 2017

Puppy Sweepstakes Classes
Judge: Mr. Mel Holloman

Best Junior Dog in Sweepstakes: Kochav Mazel Tov Lil Roy Me Toro
Best Senior Dog in Sweepstakes: River Rock Turn It Up Loud For Graymatter CGC
Best Junior Bitch in Sweepstakes: D&J Ha'aretz Helen
Best in Sweepstakes: Kochav Mazel Tov Lil Roy Me Toro
Best of Opposite Sex to Best in Sweepstakes: D&J Ha'aretz Helen

Veterans Sweepstakes
Judge: Mr. Mel Holloman

Best in Veterans Sweepstakes: CH Eastland Salina So Special

Breed Judging
Judge: Mr. Harry (Butch) H. Schulman

Winners Dog: Kochav Mazel Tov Lil Roy Me Toro
Reserve Winners Dog: Pleasant Hill The Baron At Eastland
Winners Bitch: River Rock Undercover Of Darkness
Reserve Winners Bitch: Kochav Mazel Tov U'Siman Tov
Best of Breed: GCHS CH Pleasant Hill Avram of Carters Creek
Best of Winners: Kochav Mazel Tov Lil Roy Me Toro
Best of Opposite Sex to Best of Breed: GCH CG Pleasant Hills Anni Aharona of Carters Creek
Select Dog: GCH CH BSnatch Rsndg Ran Away to RivRoc RA CGC
Select Bitch: GCHS CH Rivroc Lycm Own Dream Bsnatch Rsndg
Best Owner Handled: GCH CG Pleasant Hills Anni Aharona of Carters Creek
Best Puppy in Puppy Classes: Kochav Mazel Tov Lil Roy Me Toro
Best Bred-By-Exhibitor: Domhnall's Joy's Mischief
Best Veteran: GCH CH BSnatch Rsndg Ran Away to RivRoc RA CGC
Award of Merit: CH Jo-Clem Fire Defies the Sun
Award of Merit: GCH Pleasant Hill Legacy Aliyah of Carters Creek

Congratulations to all our winners! Round of applause for all our exhibitors!

Thanks to Rachel for compiling & posting these results.

- Amanda -

Douglasville Kennel Club of Georgia
CDCA Designated Specialty Results
Friday, October 20, 2017

Sweepstakes Classes
Judge: Mrs. Valerie Dumbrowski

Best Junior In Sweepstakes: River Rock Unanimous Decision
Best of Opposite Sex to Best Junior in Sweepstakes: River Rock Undercover of Darkness
Best Senior in Sweepstakes: Riverrock Talk Without Speaking Bandersnatch Rsndg
Best in Sweepstakes: River Rock Unanimous Decision
Best of Opposite Sex to Best in Sweepstakes: River Rock Undercover of Darkness

Veterans Sweepstakes
Judge: Mrs. Valerie Dumbrowski

Best in Veteran Sweepstakes: GCHS CH Rivroc Lycm Own Dream Bsnatch Rsndog
Best of Opposite Sex to Best of Veteran Sweepstakes: GCH CH Bsnatch Rsndg Ran Away To Rivroc RA CGC

Regular Classes
Judge: Mrs. Kimberly Meredith-Cavanna

Winners Dog: Pleasant Hill The Baron At Eastland
Reserve Winners Dog: River Rock Unanimous Decision
Winners Bitch: Domhnall's Joy's Mischief
Reserve Winners Bitch: River Rock Rhythm Unbroken
Best Canaan Dog: GCHS Ch Pleasant Hill Avram of Carters Creek CDCA-HCX
Best of Winners: Domhnall's Joy's Mischief
Best of Opposite Sex: GCH Pleasant Hills Anni Aharona of Carters Creek
Select Dog: GCH CH Rivroc Onto Somethin Bsnatch Rsndg
Select Bitch: GCHS CH Rivroc Lycm Own Dream Bsnatch Rsndog
Best Owner-Handled: GCH Pleasant Hills Anni Aharona of Carters Creek
Best Puppy in Puppy Classes: Kochav Mazel Tov Lil Roy Me Toro
Best Bred-By-Exhibitor: Domhnall's Joy's Mischief
Best Veteran: GCH CH Rivroc Onto Somethin Bsnatch Rsndg
Award of Merit: CH Jo-Clem Fire Defies The Sun
Award of Merit: GCH CH Bsnatch Rsndg Ran Away To Rivroc RA CGC

New Rally Novice B title! River Rock Turn It Up Loud For Graymatter CGC

Congratulations everyone!

Thanks again to Rachel for compiling results!

Atlanta Kennel Club
Saturday, October 21, 2017

Judge: Mr. Robert H. Slay

Winners Dog: River Rock Unanimous Decision
Winners Bitch: River Rock Rhythm Unbroken
Reserve Winners Bitch: Ha'aretz Gimel Road at Relic
Best Canaan Dog: GCHS CH Pleasant Hill Avram of Carters Creek
Best of Winners: River Rock Rhythm Unbroken
Best of Opposite Sex: GCH Pleasant Hills Anni Aharona of Carters Creek
Select Dog: GCH CH Rivroc Onto Somethin Bsnatch Rsndg
Select Bitch: GCHS CH Rivroc Lycm Own Dream Bsnatch Rsndog
Best Owner-Handled: GCH Pleasant Hills Anni Aharona of Carters Creek

New titles: Ha'aretz Gimel Road at Relic CGC TKN CDCA-HC

Group results: GCH Pleasant Hills Anni Aharona of Carters Creek NOHS G1

Congrats everyone!


Premium Info

The Premium List is now available to view online. Entries close October 4th. Don't delay!


SCHEDULE

When What Where
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
afternoon   Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors TBD
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
9:00am   CDCA Herding Instinct Test Watkinsville, GA
afternoon   CDCA Annual General Meeting & Welcome Party Lyceum & River Rock Farms, Conyers, GA
Thursday, October 19, 2017
    Independent National Specialty
with Junior Showmanship and Sweepstakes (Puppy & Veteran)
National Specialty judge: Harry (Butch) Schulman
Sweepstakes judge: Mel Holloman
Atlanta Exposition Center South, Atlanta, GA
    Judge's Education with Hands On Atlanta Exposition Center South, Atlanta, GA
Friday, October 20, 2017
    Designated Specialty
with Sweepstakes (Puppy & Veteran)
Douglasville KC of GA, Atlanta KC and Newnan KC
Saturday, October 21, 2017
    Supported Entry
Junior Showmanship, NOHS, Obedience & Rally traditionally offered at this cluster
Douglasville KC of GA, Atlanta KC and Newnan KC
evening   Awards Banquet & Live Auction TBD
Sunday, October 22, 2017
    Supported Entry
Junior Showmanship, NOHS, Obedience & Rally traditionally offered at this cluster
Douglasville KC of GA, Atlanta KC and Newnan KC

Event Committee: CDCA Board of Directors
Mike Houchard, Chair


HOST HOTEL

Hospitality Chair: Annette Israel
Drury Inn & Suites: Atlanta Morrow, 6520 South Lee Street, Morrow GA 30260

Reservations:
www.druryhotels.com or 1-800-325-0720
Group #: 2299150
Block held until Friday, September 15, 2017
CDCA Room Policy Applies
Due to changes at the hotel, $25 per day pet fee. [Some members have reported better rates booking directly with the hotel (i.e., outside the block).]

Drury Inn & Suites offer Hot Breakfasts daily, 5:30 Kickback, Wifi and more. This is the same hotel as in 2013. Convenient access to food, shopping and tourism.
Approximately 5 miles from Show Site.

For those with RVs: reserve with cluster for parking at show site. Electricity but no water. Full details should be in premium.

HERDING INSTINCT TEST

Herding Chair: Denise Gordon
Wednesday, October 18th. 9am start time. Evaluator: Doyle Ivie. Watkinsville, GA.
Registration form is now available, in the files on the CDCA Yahoo List and mailed with Spring issue of "The Kib." (for those who receive hard copy issues). Pre-entry deadline: October 4, 2017.

AWARDS BANQUET & LIVE AUCTION

Hospitality Chair: Annette Israel
Auction Chair: April Gray
Saturday, October 21st. Watch the CDCA Yahoo List or Facebook pages for details, and the Summer Issue of "The Kib" for more details. Use this sign up form to make your reservation.

TROPHY DONATIONS

Trophy Chair: Amanda Pough
Donate early, donate often! With four days of shows, and classes in breed, sweepstakes, obedience, rally and herding, we have a LOT of trophies and rosettes to offer. We are planning on beautiful and useful tables overflowing with awards!

New this year – earn your Unicorn Status!

Donors will be recognized at the following levels:

These levels will be offered yearly at the 2017 National Specialty and beyond. Maintain your level for five or more years for additional recognition.
We will post Donor Names & Levels ringside at the Specialties and/or at the Awards Banquet, and they will also be feted in the Kib.
Make checks payable to CDCA, Inc. and mail to Amanda, or via PayPal to treasurer@cdca.org and forward a copy of the receipt to Amanda at bandersnatchbtcd@yahoo.com

AUCTION 2017

Auction Chair: April Gray
Online, and Saturday, October 21st. Donations from members and friends always welcome! Please let April know what you are bringing or – to contribute even if you cannot attend – to arrange shipping.
Online bidding planned – watch the CDCA Yahoo List or Facebook pages for links when it goes live, and the Summer Issue of "The Kib" for the link.
Please like and thank the following businesses for their donations received to date! Impact Dog Crate · Speckled Pet (custom painting) · The Pastel Pug (hand painted art) · Amer-Pooch (custom embroidery) · Graymatter Training · Brilliant K9 (gift card) · Siberianart (silver item) · Picture Perfect Pedigree · Darkmonster Leads · JamesReidDesign (license plate cover) · Gulf Coast Laser Graphics · Petsie · Wry Toast T-shirts · Upcycled Books · Karunda Pet Beds · and more being added daily!

TOP DOGS & MEMORIALS

Top Dog/Memorials Chair: Julie Haddy
Was your Canaan Dog on the Top Dogs in AKC Breed, National Owner Handler Series, Obedience, or Agility? Contact Julie by June 30th. Please submit a photo as well as Registered Name, Call Name, Breeder, and Owner. (Full list of Top Dogs was posted to the Yahoo Lists and on the CDCA Facebook page, or contact Julie directly to confirm your dog.)

Did you say goodbye to your CD this year? Julie welcomes all submissions for a memorial slideshow. Submit a photo and details directly to Julie.

SUPERINTENDENT FOR SHOWS

Onofrio Dog Shows
ANTICIPATED CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES: Wednesday, October 4, 2017.
As of press time, premiums still in production. When they are available, links will be posted in all the usual places: CDCA website, CDCA Yahoo List, and the club Facebook page. Hard copies of the premiums may be requested directly from Onofrio Dog Shows. Phone 405-427-8181.

As part of the Specialty shows, we are requesting the following:

Join Us For Fun, (Dog) Family and A Week Of Canaan Dogs In Atlanta This October!