The Canaan Dog Club of America

AKC Parent Club of the Breed

2022 CDCA National Specialty

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CDCA 2022 National Specialty
Amana, IA
September 2022

The 2022 Specialty will be held on September 1, 2022, in Amana, Iowa, followed by four days of All-Breed shows, September 2-5, 2022.

Confirmation, obedience, rally, fast cat and other clinics. Come one, come all!

Specialty Info

Held in conjunction with the AKC Amana Colonies Cluster Dog Show, at the Amana RV Park & Event Center, 3850 C St., Amana, IA.

Show Chair: Marianne Minks
Superintendent: Foy Trent

There are four other shows that weekend as part of the Amana Colonies Cluster. The Tri-City Kennel Club shows on September 2nd & 3rd, then the Cedar Rapids Kennel Association shows on September 4th & 5th.

We have meetings on Wednesday, August 31st, and our Banquet on Saturday, September 3rd, at the hotel. Coralville Mall is across the street with shopping and lots of restaurants. More info to come as we learn more.


When What Where
Wednesday, August 31
PM   Board and General Membership Meetings Host Hotel
Thursday, September 1
    CDCA National Specialty
Judge: Dr. Albert Bianchi
Sweeps Judge: Mrs. Liz Bianchi
Event Center
Friday, September 2
    Amana Colonies Cluster: Tri-City Kennel Club Event Center
Saturday, September 3
    Amana Colonies Cluster: Tri-City Kennel Club
Designated Specialty Judge: Lily Russell
Sweeps Judge: Laura King
Event Center
after 4pm   Banquet Host Hotel
Sunday, September 4
    Amana Colonies Cluster: Cedar Rapids Kennel Association Event Center
Monday, September 5
    Amana Colonies Cluster: Cedar Rapids Kennel Association Event Center

Hotel Information

Hotel: Residence Inn, Coralville, Iowa (25 minutes from the show site).
Start Date: Sunday, August 28, 2022
End Date: Wednesday, September 7, 2022
Last Day to Book: Friday, July 29, 2022
Group Rate: 104 USD per night, plus one time 100 USD pet fee

Make reservations at the group rate: book now.

RV camping will be on site. Contact Amana RV Park, 319-622-7616.