2018 CDCA National Specialty

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CDCA 2018 National Specialty

CDCA 2018 National Specialty
St. Louis, Missouri
May 29 - June 4, 2018

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Herding Instinct Test

Don't wait until the last minute to send your entry in for the CDCA annual herding instinct test, which will be held this year on Wednesday, May 30th, at Purina Farms, Gray Summit, Missouri! Our evaluator is Ms. Tracy Parciak, an AKC and American Herding Breed Association (AHBA) judge. She is looking forward to seeing Canaans in action.

Download the pre-entry form. Deadline is Saturday, May 19th. Day of test entries will be taken, but those dogs who pre-enter will go first.

If you have any questions, please contact me at desertstarcanaans at yahoo dot com.

Denise Gordon, CDCA Herding Chair

2018 CDCA National Specialty Premium

The 2018 CDCA National Specialty Premium is now available. It was mailed to all US Members of the CDCA and is starting to hit mailboxes. You may also access it from the website of the show superintendents Foy Trent Dog Show LLC.

ENTRIES CLOSE NOON, Central Time, Wednesday, MAY 16, 2018

Premiums for the other shows the same week/location will be up soon.

The 2018 CDCA National Specialty is dedicated to the Memory of Elizabeth “Liz” Hebert.

All show events are being held at Purina Farms - Purina Event Center, Gray Summit MO.

Thursday, May 31, 2018
Judges Education (Owners & Breeders Welcome)
Puppy & Veterans Sweepstakes
Junior Showmanship
NOHS
National Specialty
Awards Banquet & Auction

Other events this week include:
CDCA Annual Meeting
CDCA Herding Test
CGC, CGC Advanced/CGC Urban
AKC Community Canine
All Breed Obedience
Designated Specialty (also with Puppy & Veteran Sweepstakes)
Three Days of Supported Entries

Details on how to donate to the Trophy Fund, Auction, participate in the Yearbook or catalog, hotel info, and lots & lots & lots more, are available below or in the Premium or The Kibitzer.

(and your love for the Canaan Dog)

2018 National Specialty Catalog Advertising

Full Page $40.00, Page Size 4.5” x 7.5”
Half Page $25.00, Page Size 4.5” x 3.75”

All ads must be photo ready in the following formats: Encapsulated PostScript (EPS), PDF (with embedded fonts, JPG, TIFF, or PUB at 300dpi or greater. Ads should be received as grayscale.

DEADLINE MAY 1, 2018

Please send your ads to Christina Miller at treasurer@cdca.org
Payment to CDCA, 3220 Gees Mill Road, Conyers, GA 30013

2017 Canaan Dog Yearbook

Debuted last year as the 2017 National Specialty Commemorative Booklet.

Advertise your love of the Canaan Dog in the 2017 Canaan Dog Yearbook. This full color booklet will be for sale at the 2018 National Specialty, and available for mailing after the National Specialty.

Advertise your marvelous new puppy, your seasoned show dog, your exemplary performance dog, your faithful companion, thank your breeder, support the CDCA, or wish all exhibitors good luck. It's a wonderful way to express your love of this fantastic breed and support the Canaan Dog Club of America.

The yearbook holds our breed's history. Listings of National Specialty Best of Breed winners, Top Canaan Dog Award winners, Register of Merit Award Recipients, Versatility Award Recipients, DOTY, MOTY, and looking to add other history.

This year will debut the Dog Reference page. This will be a full page with the dogs photo on top and a 3 generation pedigree below. Similar to the Breeder's Reference Book format.

DEADLINE MAY 1, 2018

Page size will be 5.5" x 8.5", print area will be 5" x 8". Booklet will be in FULL COLOR!
Rear Cover: $50.00 (first come, first served)
Inside Covers: $40.00 (first come, first served)
Full Page: $30.00,
1/2 Page: $15.00
Dog Reference page: $5.00
Booklet sale price at National Specialty: $5.00
Booklet mailing price after National Specialty: $8.00 (includes mailing)
Pre-orders for pick up at National Specialty will be accepted.
Payment payable to: CDCA
Mailed to: Christina Miller
3220 Gees Mill Road, Conyers, GA 30013
Paypal accepted at: treasurer@cdca.org

Tentative Schedule*

When What Where
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
PM   Board of Directors Meeting
Welcome Party
Host Hotel
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
AM   Herding TBA
PM   CDCA Annual General Meeting Host Hotel
Thursday, May 31, 2018
    Judges Education Seminar
Presenter: Amanda M Pough, CDCA Approved Breed Mentor and Breeder/Judge
Purina Farms
    National Specialty with Puppy & Veteran Sweepstakes
Breed Judge: Rick Gschwender
Sweepstakes Judge: Joan Capiau-Green (Breeder/Judge: Farsight Canaani)
Judges Education Ringside Mentoring during Sweepstakes
Presenter: Amanda M Pough, CDCA Approved Breed Mentor and Breeder/Judge
Purina Farms
    Judges Education Hands On Workshop
Presenter: Amanda M Pough, CDCA Approved Breed Mentor and Breeder/Judge
Purina Farms
    All breed Obedience
Gateway Terrier Club
Superintendent: Foy Trent
Purina Farms
6:30pm   Social Hour Museum of the Dog
    Dinner, Awards Banquet & Auction  
Friday, June 1, 2018
all day   Designated Specialty at Missouri Valley KC All Breed Show with Puppy & Veteran Sweepstakes
Breed Judge: Linda Clark (Breeder/Judge: Woodland West)
Sweepstakes Judge: Carol Brown
Purina Farms
    CGC & Trick Dog Testing
(maybe CGCA and CGCU if time & interest)
Evaluator: Cheri White
TBA
Saturday, June 2, 2018
all day   Supported Entry
(Missouri Valley KC All Breed Show)
Purina Farms
    CGC & Trick Dog Testing
(maybe CGCA and CGCU if time & interest)
Evaluator: Cheri White
TBA
Sunday, June 3, 2018
all day   Supported Entry
(Missouri Valley KC All Breed Show)
Purina Farms
Monday, June 4, 2018
all day   Supported Entry
(Missouri Valley KC All Breed Show)
Purina Farms

National Owner Handler Series all five shows; sorry, no Obedience or Rally this year.


Detailed Information

Show Chair
Melinda Linton, 313/407-7680, candogml at aol dot com
Assistant Chair
Donna Davison, 618/542-3274, canaan at midwest dot net
Committee
CDCA Board of Directors, Amanda Pough, Christina Miller, Becki O'Donnell
Specialty and All Breed Show Superintendent
Foy Trent Dog Shows
PO Box C, Sturgeon, MO 65284
Office 573/687-2101, Cell 573/881-2655
Entries close May 16, 2018.
Host Hotel Info
The Wildwood Hotel
2801 Fountain Place, Wildwood, MO 63040
844/733-9100 (toll-free) or 636/733-9100

Ask for the Canaan Dog Club of America Room Block
Room Rates $115 King or Double Queen
Camping available at Purina Farms
RV Camping information will be in the premium

To rent an RV that will be delivered to Purina Farms and set up:
Byerly RV, 636/938-2000
M.B. Thomas RV, 800/392-5655
National Specialty & All Breed Shows
Purina Farms
Purina Event Center
500 William Danforth Way, Gray Summit, MO 63039
Closest Airport
Lambert - St. Louis International Airport (STL)
Banquet — Thursday, May 31st
Will be held at the AKC Museum of the Dog
1721 S Mason Road, St. Louis, MO 63131
6:30pm Social Hour on the Patio
Dinner, Awards & Auction to follow
Explore the Museum during the evening! A Fall 2018 move to NYC is planned, so this may be one of the last chances to visit the Museum in this location.

Cost: $55 per person.
Mail your payment (made out to CDCA) to Donna Davison, to arrive by May 1, 2018.
8285 Sassafras Road, DuQuin, IL 62832
Include any allergies or food restrictions
To pay via PayPal, please email Christina Miller, treasurer@cdca.org, for full directions.
Trophy Donations
Donate early, donate often!

Mail your donations (made out to CDCA) to Donna Davison.
8285 Sassafras Road, DuQuin, IL 62832
To pay via PayPal, please email Christina Miller, treasurer@cdca.org, for full directions.

Earn your Unicorn Status or Level Up!
Donors will be recognized at the following levels
  • Bronze $5 to $25
  • Silver $26 to $75
  • Gold $76 to $200
  • Platinum $201 to $1000
  • Mythical Unicorn Level $1001 and beyond!
Maintain your level for five or more years for additional recognition.

We will post Donor Names & Levels in the Kib and at the Specialties
Second Annual CDCA Yearbook
Back by popular demand!

Celebrate your Canaan Dogs, a particular moment from 2017 or pay tribute to a dog or person no longer with us.
Deadline April 1, 2018
Please email Christina Miller, treasurer@cdca.org, for full directions and costs.
Top Dogs and Memorials
Was your Canaan Dog on the 2017 Top Dogs list for AKC Breed, National Owner Handler Series, Obedience, Lure Coursing or Agility?
Please submit a photo as well as Registered Name, Call Name, Breed, and Owner by April 1, 2018 to: Julie Haddy

Did you say goodbye to your CD this year? Julie welcomes all submissions for the memorial slideshow as well.

Canaan Dog Judges Education Seminar with the National Specialty

Thursday, May 31, 2018
Purina Event Center, Purina Farms, 300 Checkerboard Loop, Gray Summit MO 63039

Seminar
before judging of Sweepstakes at National Specialty: time & location TBA, to be finalized when judging schedule available
Ringside Mentoring
during the National include Puppy & Veteran Sweepstakes
Hands On Workshop
30 minutes after completion of National Specialty; location TBA, to be finalized when judging schedule available

Presenter: Amanda M Pough, CDCA Approved Breed Mentor and Breeder/Judge

No charge but RSVPs requested so sufficient materials will be available.
RSVP to: Amanda M Pough, BandersnatchBTCD@yahoo.com, text 802/272-7635

Potential for Ringside Mentoring at the Designated Specialty on Friday, June 1, 2018 and/or the Supported Entries Saturday - Monday, June 2 - 4, 2018 (all at same location) WITH PRIOR ARRANGEMENT WITH AMANDA.

Finally, please note that the email address for Christina Miller, CDCA JEC, has been updated for Club Contacts to thecanaandog@yahoo.com but, despite repeated requests, is still listed with an old email on the JEC list.

Thank you,
Amanda M Pough
CDCA Approved Breed Mentor and Breeder/Judge (#15569)

More information forthcoming...

*pending all approvals