Combined 2018 National Specialty – Purina Farms

Combined 2018 National Specialty – Purina Farms 2017-07-23T15:38:27+00:00

Mark Your Calendars for the Combined NTCA/NTC National Specialty!
April 30th – May 7th, 2018 at Purina Farms in Gray Summit, MO

Sunday, 4/29: RV Move-In 

Monday, 4/30: Building Move-In / Back-to-Back Barnhunt Tests / CERF Clinic

Tuesday, 5/1: Barnhunt Test / Back-to-Back Coursing Ability Test (CAT) Tests / Barnhunt Intro & Practice Timed Ring Practice for Obedience & Rally / Agility Intro (pending) / Performance Foundation Class (pending) Norfolk & Norwich Tailgate Happy Hour & Potluck Supper

Wednesday, 5/2: Earthdog Intro & Practice / Obedience & Rally Trial / Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Test
CAT Test / Performance Foundation Class / Agility Intro / NTC Board Meeting

Thursday, 5/3: Earthdog Intro & Practice / Norwich & Norfolk Judges’ Education Seminars / Norfolk & Norwich Welcome Luncheon / NTCA Board Meeting

Friday, 5/4: NTC National Specialty & NTCA Supported Entry (Rolla KC) / Norwich & Norfolk Evening at the AKC Museum of the Dog, hosted by Sandra Stemmler

Saturday, 5/5: NTCA National Specialty & NTC Supported Entry (Spirit of the Heartland KC) / Health Clinic Norfolk & Norwich Combined Banquet

Sunday, 5/6: NTCGC Regional Specialty & TBNTC Supported Entry (Jefferson County KC) / Back-to-Back Earthdog Trials 

Monday, 5/7: Norwich & Norfolk Agility Trial / RV Move-Out / Building Move-Out

Keep your eye on the NTCA ( and NTC ( websites for news, updates, and details.

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Accommodation Information


A hotel block has been reserved at the Holiday Inn in Eureka, MO. Rooms are available at the Norwich Terrier Club of America rate beginning Sunday, 4/29/18 through Monday, 5/7/2018. Please call the hotel directly (636) 938-6661 to make your reservation.

Details as follows:

Please make your reservation by 4/3/2018.
Standard room rate (1-4 persons, 2 queen beds): $129 plus tax/night
Poolside room rate: $129 plus tax/night
Family room rate: $189 plus tax/night

Maximum 4 dogs per room. $35 one-time non-refundable dog fee applies.

Check in time: 4pm, Departure time: 11am.

Approximately one month prior, all guests will be required to pay a $100 deposit that goes towards the balance of their stay; if they cancel less than 2 weeks prior to their arrival this deposit is non-refundable.  

Holiday Inn
4901 Six Flags Road
PO Box 999
Eureka MO 63025


Purina Farms has RV parking with full hookups adjacent to the show building, plus a large lot with water and electric below. You can bring your own RV or rent an RV to be parked, hooked up, and ready for you to move into when you arrive. RV parking allows you to be on site for everything happening. A reduced rate for RV rental is available through MB Thomas RV.

  1. If you are interested in taking advantage of the MB Thomas rentals, go to for the rental guidelines and select the RV of your choice. Make your reservation and ask to be included in the Norfolk/Norwich Terrier Group for your 15% discount.
  2. If you would like to park any RV (rental or your own) with the Norwich/Norfolk group, fill out the RV Parking Form at
  3.  When the Premium List is published on use the RV Reservation form and submit with payment according to instructions. Purina charges $25/night for RV parking. Add on the form that you wish to park with the Norfolk/Norwich Group.