2018 National Specialty – Purina Farms

2018 National Specialty – Purina Farms 2017-11-29T20:39:15+00:00

NTCA/NTC National Specialty Show
Come early, stay late for a week of fun!
April 30th – May 7th, 2018
Purina Farms, Gray Summit, MO

A block of hotel rooms has been reserved at the Holiday Inn in nearby Eureka. RV parking is available at Purina Farms with a Norwich/Norfolk group, as well as the option of renting an RV that is dropped off and set up at Purina, and then picked up upon your departure. Check out the Accommodations Page.

The show superintendent is Jack Onofrio Dog Shows LLC  (onofrio.com)

Volunteers are needed to make this event a success. Please contact Hospitality Chair Judy Laffey if you are interested in helping us!

Monday, April 30
All Day – Barnhunt (back to back tests), Main Show Tent
All Day – CERF Clinic, Service Center

Tuesday, May 1
All Day – CAT Tests (back to back tests), Herding Field
8 AM – Noon Barnhunt Test, Intro & Practice, Main Show Tent
1 PM – 2 PM Performance Foundations Class, Event Center
Noon – 4:30 PM Obedience & Rally Practice, Event Center
6 PM Tailgate Happy Hour & Potluck Supper, Upper RV Lot

Wednesday, May 2
8AM – 10:45AM Earthdog Intro & Practice, GoToGrounds Dens
10 AM Obedience Trial, Rally Trial, CGC Test, Event Center
8 AM – Noon CAT Test, Intro, Herding Field
9 AM – 2 PM Tour of Little Italy On The Hill
4 PM – 7 PM NTC Board Meeting, Founders Room


Thursday, May 3
8 AM – 10:45 AM Earthdog Intro & Practice, GoToGrounds Dens
8 AM – 10:45 AM Norwich AKC Judges Education, Founders Room, (sign-up required)
2 PM – 3:45 PM Norfolk AKC Judges Education, Founders Room, (sign-up required)
4 PM – 7 PM NTCA Board Meeting, Founders Room

Friday, May 4
Norfolk Terrier Club National Specialty
Judge, Regular Classes: Peggy Beisel-McIlwaine
Judge, Sweepstakes: Mary Jo Sweaney
Norwich Terrier Club of American Supported Entry
An Evening at the Dog Museum, for NTCA & NTC Members and their guests (sign-up required)

Saturday, May 5
Norwich Terrier Club of America National Specialty
Judge, Regular Classes:  Edd Bivin
Judge, Sweepstakes:  Georgia R. Crompton
The Bluebonnet Norfolk Terrier Club Supported Entry
All Day – Health Clinic, Service Center
Norwich and Norfolk Banquet, Holiday Inn Six Flags, Eureka MO, for NTCA & NTC Members and their guests (sign-up required)

Sunday, May 6
Norwich Terrier Club of Greater Chicago Supported Entry
Norfolk Terrier Club Supported Entry
All Day Earthdog Tests (back to back tests), GoToGrounds Dens

Monday, May 7
All Day – Norwich & Norfolk Agility Trial