Welcome to the 2019 National Specialty Page!!


Specialty
Merchandise

(Mugs)


Logowear
(Please Read Instructions)
Vendor's Website

Premium
Lists:


Details
(Field)

Use Paypal for Field Entries

Field entries close Wednesday, August 28th, 2019, midnight EST

Details
(Conformation)

Online Entry
Click on "(Enter)"

All conformation entries close
12 pm August 28, 2019

All Agility and Obedience/Rally entries CLOSED


Meal Order Form
PDF or Paypal


To be an award sponsor,
Download the
Trophy Sponsor
Form

Help support you club's National Specialty with a Catalog Advertisement
(Details)


Host Hotel:

Holiday Inn-St. Louis West
4901 Six Flags Rd Eureka, MO
(636) 938-6661


Airports:

St. Louis Lambert International Airport

The Spirit of St. Louis


National Specialty will be held
Sunday September 15th thru the 19th, 2019
Purina Farms in Gray Summit, Missouri

Show Chairperson: Maureen Thompson
Assistant Show Chairperson: Penny Sleeth
Sweepstakes Chairperson: Leslie Puppo
Agility/Obedience/Rally Chairperson: Andy Ayers
Dock Diving Chairperson Lisa de Sercey
Field Chairperson: Jennifer Collins
Hospitality: Mary Meek, Wanda Marrison, and Lisa Lewis
Emergency Coordinator: Maureen Thompson
RV/Grooming Reservations: Richard Rogers
Trophies/Donations: Kathy Shifflett, Leslie Puppo
Product Donation: Melissa Kime and Aubrey La Crosse
Logo Merchandise: Bonnie Unangst
Raffle and Auction:  
Catalogs/Ad Sales: Stephanie Ayers
Judges Education: Kathryn Cowsert



Forms (alphabetical and date):

PDF or Paypal Altered Conformation Form
PDF or Paypal Meal Order Form
PDF or Paypal Premium List Field (Sunday [9/15] and Tuesday [9/17])
PDF or Online Premium List Agility (Monday [9/16])
PDF or Online Premium List Obedience/Rally (Monday [9/16])
PDF or Online Premium List Sweeps/Conformation (Wednesday [9/18] and Thursday [9/19])
PDF or Paypal Specialty Catalog Advertising form
PDF or Paypal Trophy Donation

Trophy Donation Sponsorship:

Your support is appreciated!  Consider making a trophy donation as a gift to honor a friend, breeder, mentor, puppy owner, etc. All sponsors will be listed in the catalog if received by the stated deadline.  To sponsor a trophy at the Specialty click here (for PDF version) andhereto use Paypal for your donation.

Catalog Ads and Orders:

To place an Ad in the Specialty Ad Catalog or to order a Catalog (for the form, click here), or go to our catalog ad page and use PayPal, click here.  Visit here to view and enjoy previous specialty catalogs.

Prize sponsorship:

Please consider making a donation to sponsor your favorite event/class! Your donations are needed and appreciated! 


Planning Information:

Sunday
Sep 15
Working Certificate Tests (C, X, Q) (9:00 am)
  • Location: August Busch Memorial C.A. 2360 Hwy D, St. Charles, MO (Map)
  • Event chair:
  • Event secretary: (cell phone 224-805-3397)
  • Premium list: Click Here!
  • Online Entries: (coming)
  • Judges: Doris Ehret and Rick Kail
  • Food: Jimmy John’s (PDF or Paypal)

    Field Dinner (6:00 pm)
  • Location: Super Smokers (601 Stockell Drive, Eureka, MO), catered on-site
  • Food: Payment options coming
  • Monday
    Sep 16
    All Breed Agility, Obedience, and Rally (8:00 am)
  • Location: Purina Farms Event Center (500 William Danforth Way, Gray Summit, MO)
  • Event chair: Andy Ayers
  • Event secretary: Carolyn Johnson - Lab Tested Secretary Services
  • Premium list: Agility and Obedience/Rally
  • Online Entries: CLOSED
  • Judges: Karen Winter (Agility), Ginger Kinion (Obedience), Charlotte Mielziner (Rally)
  • Food: Checkerboard Café will be open during the event
  • A raffle will also be held during this event.

      Pizza Party (6:00 pm)
  • Location: Purina Farms Service Center (building on side towards camping area)
  • Food (PDF or PayPal)
  • Tuesday Sep 17 Upland Working Certificate Tests (C, X) (9:00 am)
  • Location: August Busch Memorial C.A. 2360 Hwy D, St. Charles, MO (Map)
  • Event chair:
  • Event secretary: (cell phone 224-805-3397)
  • Premium list: Click Here!
  • Online Entries: (coming)
  • Judges: Doris Ehret and pending
  • Food: Jimmy John’s (PayPal)
  • Once approved, you can read the rules of the new Upland Working Certificate tests here

      Health Seminar followed by Wine and Cheese Party (6:00 pm)
  • Topic: Nutrition | Words from our Health Committee | World Curly Archive
  • Location: Holiday Inn – St. Louis West (4901 Six Flags Rd Eureka, MO)
  • Cost: Free (PDF or PayPal to notify of attendance)
  • DNA testing also will be available throughout the National.  The trailing show includes a health clinic on Saturday with an OFA/CERF Eye Exam, Cardiac Auscultation Exam and Echocardiogram

    Wednesday Sep 18 Sweepstakes (12:00 pm)
  • Location: Purina Farms Event Center (500 William Danforth Way, Gray Summit, MO)
  • Event chair: Victor Hewer
  • Superintendent : Onofrio Dog Shows, LLC
  • Premium List: Click Here
  • Online entry: Click Here! It starts on credit card page
  • Judge: John Mello
  • Food: Checkerboard Café will be open during the event
  •   Altered Conformation (Following completion of Sweepstakes)
  • Judge: Alicia Reed
  • Entry Form: Click Here!!
  • Online entry: PayPal
  •   Membership Meeting (3:30 or on completion of Altered Conformation)
  • Location: Large Conf. Room - upstairs (Purina Farms Event Center [500 William Danforth Way, Gray Summit, MO])
  •   Hospitality Room open (6 – 9 pm)
  • Location: Holiday Inn – St. Louis West (4901 Six Flags Rd Eureka, MO)
  •   Judges Education (6:30 pm)
  • Location: Lincoln Room (Holiday Inn – St. Louis West [4901 Six Flags Rd Eureka, MO])
  • Thursday Sep 19 Junior Showmanship and Conformation  (8:30 am)
  • Location: Purina Farms Event Center (500 William Danforth Way, Gray Summit, MO)
  • Event chair: Maureen Thompson
  • Superintendent: Onofrio Dog Shows, LLC
  • Premium List: Click Here
  • Online entry: Click Here! It starts on credit card page
  • Judge: Cindy Vogels
  • Food: Checkerboard Café will be open during the event
  •   Dock Diving (1:00 pm)
  • Location: Purina Farms Portable Diving Dog Pool
  • Chair: TBD
  • Superintendent: Jason Rigler (in cooperation with North American Diving Dogs [NADD])
  • On the North America Diving Dogs (NADD) website, you can Register your dog with a NADD number, read the Basic Dock Diving Rules and register for the CCRCA dock diving event (when it becomes available)

      Annual Awards Banquet (6:00 pm)
  • Location: Holiday Inn – St. Louis West (4901 Six Flags Rd Eureka, MO)
  • Food: PDF or PayPal

  • Show Photographer

    Garden Studio, Inc. Diann & Greg Smith 742 Vera Dr, Arnold MO 63010
    (636) 296-8774 information line only
    greg@gardenstudio.us online ordering:
    http://www.gardenstudio.us
    All photos are to be viewed online

    If you have a photo taken, you have agreed to purchase a photo.


    Shows before and following the National Specialty (all at Purina Farms):

    Superintendent: Foy Trent Dog Shows
    Friday Sept 13, 2019 - Gateway Sporting Dog Assn. (Sporting Dogs only) 
    Saturday September 14, 2019 - Three Rivers Kennel Club of Missouri
    Sunday September 15, 2019 Three Rivers Kennel Club of Missouri

    Superintendent: Onofrio Dog Shows, LLC
    Friday September 20, 2019 - Rolla Missouri Kennel Club, Inc. 
    Saturday September 21, 2019 - Spirit of the Heartland Kennel Club, Inc. 
    Sunday September 22, 2019 - Jefferson County Kennel Club of Missouri, Inc.


    Host Hotel

    Holiday Inn-St. Louis West
    4901 Six Flags Rd Eureka, MO
    (636) 938-6661
    $124.95+tax, $35 one-time pet fee
    Group Name: Curly Coated Retriever Club
    Rooms include a mini-refrigerator and free Wi-Fi. Dog bathing facility on-site.

    You can make your reservation now if you like.  The room block is held until August 11, 2019. Please use the group name "Curly-Coated Retriever Club" when making your reservations. The rate is for 1 – 4 persons. Maximum of 4 dogs per room.  Approximately one month prior, all guests will be required to pay a $100 deposit that goes toward the balance of their stay; if they should cancel within 2 weeks of their arrival, this deposit is non-refundable.


    Camping

    RV camping is at Purina Farms.  September 9th - 15th should be booked with Three Rivers Kennel Club (click here for Three Rivers RV reservations). All stay nights from 16th through 21st will be booked using the Gateway Cluster RV form (look for their premium on Onofrio.com).

    Book according to your RV length with out tow vehicle as everyone with tow vehicle will have to unhook per Purina rules. Row A is 55ft , row B is 45ft and row C & D is 35ft. So, if you are 35ft or shorter you will book in row C or D, 45ft down to 36ft in row B. 55ft down to 46ft in row A. We would like to keep Curly-Coated Retriever people on left side of lot (14, 13, 12 row A, 17, 16, 15, 14 row B, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 17 row C, 21, 20, 19, 18, 17, 16 row D. 

    We will work with the Gateway Cluster to try to keep you in the same spot throughout the Specialty, but it is possible that some of us will have to move,

    Purina Farms works with three companies that rent RVs. RV delivery to your campsite is available.
    Byerly - https://www.byerlyrv.com/
    MB Thomas - https://mbthomasrvsales.com/welcome-to-mb-thomas-rv-sales
    Travers - https://www.traversrv.com/

    Other nearby campgrounds that will accept dogs:
    KOA Campground: (636) 257-3018 Old Rt 66 - 10 Miles East of Purina Farms
    Pin Oak Creek: (636) 451-5656 4 Miles South of Show Site


    Veterinary Services:

    Local Veterinarians (Not 24 Hrs.):
    Pacific Animal Hospital • William C Jones DVM
    450 Flier Dr, Pacific MO 63039
    (636) 257-2100

    Directions to Pacific Animal Hospital: Leaving Purina Farms, turn right on Highway MM. Then turn right on Highway 100. Cross over Highway 44. Turn left on Highway 66W for 2.7 miles. Then turn right on Fliers Drive, third building on the right.

    24 Hour Emergency Veterinarian:
    Animal Emergency Clinic
    9937 Big Bend Road, St. Louis, MO 63122
    (314) 822‐7600


    Airport:

    St. Louis Lambert International Airport 
    10701 Lambert International Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63145

    Distance to Hotel: 35 minutes, 33.4 Miles via I-270 S and I-44
    Distance to Purina Farms: 47 minutes, 43.6 Miles via I-270 S and I-44