Welcome to the 2017 National Specialty Page!!

New Information!!!

Click here
for unofficial results

Following Shows
Click here to download the premium list

Click here for the Eye and Heart clinic registration

Trophy Sponsorship
Sponsor a trophy Click Here and go to the Trophy Sponsorship page
Closing June 10

2017 Versatillity Challenge
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Host Hotel:
Red Roof Inn

Willoughby, OH
Easy access off the Highway and lots of grass and open areas to walk dogs. All rooms have doors to outside


Weather at
show site

Major Airports Nearby

National Specialty will be held
Saturday July 8th thru Sunday July 16, 2017
Madison, Ohio

Show Chairperson:
  Sue Davis, Co-Chairperson
Performance Events: Andy Ayers
Sweepstakes Chairperson: Jen Kofron
Hunt Test:
Working Certificate: Kyle Crump
Hospitality: Maureen Thompson
RV reservation: available through the Grand River Kennel Club
Banquet/meals: Mary Meek, Mary Kay Morel assisting
Logo and Merchandise: Jen Kofron
Raffle and Auction: Mary Meek, Chair; Penny Sleeth assisting
Health Clinics: Grand River Kennel Club
Catalogs/Ad Sales: Maureen Thompson
Logo and Merchandise: Jennifer Kofron
Judges Education:

Our goal for the 2017 CCRCA National Specialty is to bring a fresh perspective to the many events which make up a specialty. We hope this is enough of a teaser for you make plans to join us in Ohio in July.

Click here for unofficial results for the Specialty

Saturday and Sunday (July 8-9)

For the first time in CCRCA history we are having our Annual Hunt test being held along with our National Specialty. 2 Master Flights, 1 Senior Flight and 2 days of Junior will start off our Specialty events. The annual Hunt Test will be held on July 8-9 at Buckeye Retriever Club at the Hambden Nursery, 14849 Rock Creek Road, Chardon, OH 44024. For entry information: go to Entry Express. Contact Ellen Manes for the Master Test codes if you are planning on entering your Curly in Master.

Dawn Fleming is in charge of workers. If you are able to help out in any way, please consider offering your services. By offering your time as a donation you will save our club money that we typically have to spend on hiring workers. 

Entries open: Wednesday, June 14, 2017 7:00:00 PM CT
Entries for Workers open: Tuesday, June 13, 2017 7:00:00 PM CT
Entries Close: Monday, June 26, 2017 11:59:59 PM CT

Judges are:
Master Flight #1 Greta Ode and Tom Sanfilippo
Master Flight #2 Bob Bush and Becky Swetlic
Senior (Sunday Only) Linda O'Leary and Ed Zawadny
Junior - Saturday Linda O'Leary and Diane Sanfilippo
Junior - Sunday Glen Dittmar and Kim Bridgewater

Monday, July 10

Following the Hunt test is our WC/WCX/WCQ and Upland Working Certificate tests.

Also being held at the Buckeye Retriever Club at the Hambden Nursery 14849 Rock Creek Road, Chardon, OH 44024

Our judges are:
WC/X/Q judges: Jimmy Rodgers and Bill Skeels
UWC Judges: Molly Boland and Mike Sustin
Entries will be accepted on Entry Express

Kyle Crump is the Chair for this event. Again we will need help in order for this event to run smoothly.

Tuesday, July 11

Venue: Countryside Agility, 2321 W 38th St., Erie, PA 16506. Anyone interested in helping with our performance events is asked to contact Andy Ayers at Andyayers@me.com

Agility Classes offered: Novice A & B, Open, Excellent & Master Classes: Standard, Jumpers With Weaves, Time to Beat, Premier Standard, Premier Jumpers with Weaves Agility will be open to ALL Breeds with Curlies taking priority. Agility will be held indoors on Turf.

Premium list and Entry forms can be found at the Countryside Agility website and here.

Closing date is June 21, 2017

Our Agility judge is Lisa DiLorenzo

Obedience Classes offered: Novice A&B, Open A&B, Utility A&B, Beginner Novice A&B, Grad Novice, Grad Open, Versatility and Veterans. Obedience will be held indoors on matting

Closing date is June 11th, 2017

Obedience judge is Tom Masterson

Rally classes offered: Novice A&B, Advanced A&B and Excellent A&B. Rally will be held indoors on matting

Closing date is June 11th, 2017

Rally judge is Mary Mignogna.

Rally and obedience Premium list and Entry form can be found here.

Wednesday July 12th

Puppy Sweepstakes, Veteran Sweepstakes and Gun Dog Sweepstakes will be held on lush grounds of the Debonne Vineyards, 7840 Doty Road, Madison, Ohio 44057. Jennifer Kofron is our Sweepstakes Chair

Sweepstakes judge is Vonnie Peterson

Premium List and Entry forms can be Here

Closing Date is June 28th 2017

Our Annual Membership meeting will be held Wednesday after Sweepstakes, at a location and time TBD. We are planning on several fun things for this year’s Membership Meeting. We hope all our members are able to attend. We promise it will be epic!

Thursday July 13th

National Specialty Conformation show, will be held outside on grass, on the shores of Lake Erie at the Bill Stanton Community Park 5585 Chapel Road, Madison, OH.

Specialty judge is David Miller

Premium List and Entry forms can be Here

Our National Banquet will follow and be held at the Bill Stanton Community Park

Three all-breed shows, July 14-16

On Friday, July 14, the judges for the Grand River Kennel Club show are:
Breed: JoAnn Colvin
Group: Betty-Anne Stenmark
BIS: Alex Zee
O/H Group: Jeff Gillespie
O/H BIS: Betty-Anne Stenmark

On Saturday, July 15, the judges for Ashtabula Kennel Club are:
Breed: Doug Johnson
Group: JoAnn Colvin
BIS: Doug Johnson
O/H Group: Fabio Amorim
O/H BIS: Alex Zee

On Sunday, July 16, the judges for the Grand River Kennel Club show are:
Breed: Betty-Anne Stenmark
Group: Doug Johnson
BIS: Betty-Anne Stenmark
O/H Group: David Miller
O/H BIS: Doug Johnson


For those who will be camping at the Specialty conformation site we will have 15 reserved camping spots at Bill Stanton Community Park for RV's trailers, or tents beginning at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, July 12th through Sunday, July 16th. Electricity is not available at this site. Generators are fine.

There are three full service campsites near the area if you arrive before Wednesday, or wish to stay the entire time at a full service site::

Grand River KOA in Thompson, OH - This site is centrally located 10 miles away from our field events and 10 miles from our conformation show site.
Web site: http://www.grandrivervalleykoa.com/

Willow Lake in Geneva, OH - This site is 10 miles from the show site and about 38 miles from the field site. Website: http://www.willowlakecamping.com/

Indian Creek RV Resort - Geneva-on-the Lake, OH - This site is 12 miles from the show site and 41 miles from field events. website: https://www.sunrvresorts.com/Community/ICR

All three RV parks are pet friendly and have fenced in dog parks.

There will be day parking available at the conformation site at Bill Stanton Community Park if you choose not to camp at the show site.

For those who would like to camp the night before our Agility/Obedience/Rally trial next to our site, please click on this site: http://www.countrysideagility.com/…/Oct16%20Shrine%20Club%2…

Our trials will be at the premier Countryside Agilty Complex in Erie, PA. This is an air-conditioned building . For more information on Countryside, click here: http://www.countrysideagility.com/

Please note: RV's cannot be driven onto the field event site at Buckeye Retrievers!

Our host motel is the Red Roof Inn, 
Address: 4166 OH-306, Willoughby, OH 44094
Phone: (440) 946-98721-800-733-7663
Block code is B053