2016 WSSCA National Specialty Weekend
Thursday, 05 May 2016 - Sunday, 08 May 2016

The Gateway Cluster
Purina Farms
300 Checkerboard Loop
Gray Summit, MO
(Approx. 40 miles West of St. Louis, MO just off I-44)

Host Club: Gateway WSSC

Chairperson: Cindy McElligott

 

Schedule of Events

Updated: 8 March 2016

  • General Information.
    • WSSCA National Specialty Weekend; Thursday, 05 May 2016 - Sunday, 08 May 2016.
      Hosted by the Gateway WSSC. Chairperson: Cindy McElliott

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  • WSSCA Tracking Dog / Tracking Dog Urban Trial; Thursday, 05 May 2016.
    Trial Chair: Karen Young. Trial Secretary: Cyndi Sexton.
    • Premium List.
      • Mail completed entry form with entry fees to the Trial Secretary.
        • Address is on the form.
    • Open to all breeds with preference for WSS's.
    • Offering 4 TD's and 2 TDU's.
      • Judges: Sandy McMillan and Pam Thornburg.
    • Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

 

  • WSSCA Sanctioned Welsh Springer Spaniel Breed Seminar; Friday, 06 May 2016.
    • Presenter: Adrienne Bancker (Chairperson; WSSCA Judges Education Committee).
    • Location: The Gateway Cluster, Purina Farms, 300 Checkerboard Loop, Gray Summit, MO.
      • Actual physical location TBD.
    • Time: 9 A.M.
    • Cost: $15.00
    • Contact:

 

  • WSSCA Supported Entry; Friday, 06 May 2016. To be held in conjunction with the Rolla Missouri Kennel Club.
    • Regular and Non-Regular Classes:
      • Judge: Ms. Linda Robey
    • Entry Fee: $28.00
    • Entries Close: 20 April 2016

 

  • WSSCA Obedience / Rally Trial for WSS Only: Friday, 06 May 2016;
    Trial Chair: Cindy Ford. Trial Secretary: Merrielle Turnbull.
    • Premium List.
      • Mail completed entry form with entry fees to the Trial Secretary.
        • Address is on the form.
    • Time: To follow Rolla Missouri Kennel Club "Best In Show" Judging.
    • Obedience and Rally Judge:
      • Randy Capsel
    • Entry Fee: $25.00; First Entry. $19.00; Additional Entry (same dog).
    • Entries Close: Wednesday,13 April 2016.
    • Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.


  • WSSCA National Specialty; Saturday, 07 May 2016. To be held in conjunction with the
    Spirit Of The Heartland Kennel Club.
  • AKC National Owner-Handled Series.
  • Points For Reserve Available.
    • Premium List.
    • Regular and Non-Regular Classes.
      • Judge: Mrs. L.W. Bisso
    • Entry Fee: $28.00
    • Entries Close: 20 April 2016

    • Puppy and Veteran Sweepstakes Classes.
      • Judge: Mrs. Clarine G. Rutar
    • Entry Fee: $15.00
    • Entries Close: 20 April 1016

 

  • WSSCA Annual Banquet; Saturday, 07 May 2016.
    • Banquet will be held at the host hotel.
    • The menu is:
      • Roasted Turkey or Eggplant Parmesan (vegetarian option).
      • With over brown new potatoes, rice pilaf, two fresh seasonal vegetables, rolls and butter.
      • There will also be a selection of salads, fresh seasonal fruit, cole slaw, cucumber vinaigrette, and
        cottage cheese with sliced tomatoes.
      • Dessert: A selection of cakes and pies.
    • Cost per person: $30.00
    • Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

 

  • WSSCA Annual In-Person Meeting and Annual Awards; Saturday, 07 May 2016.
    • Immediately following the banquet
    • Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

 

  • WSSCA Supported Entry; Sunday, 08 May 2016. To be held in conjunction with the
    Jefferson County Kennel Club Of Missouri.
    • Regular and Non-Regular Classes.
      • Judge: Mrs. Gloria Geringer
    • Entry Fee: $28.00
    • Entries Close: 20 April 2016

 

  • Host Hotel
    • Holiday Inn Saint Louis West at Six Flags
      4901 Six Flags Road
      Eureka, Missouri 63025
      1-636-938-6661
    • General questions:
      • Contact Katie Lewandowski
        • 217-549-3182
    • Be certain to mention you are with the Welsh Springer Spaniel Group.
    • Be certain to ask about and understand:
      • Pet Fees.
      • Room Deposit.
      • Room Cancellation Requirements.

 

 

  • National Specialty Raffle, Silent Auction & Clothing.
    • A Raffle will be held Friday, 06 May; Saturday, 07 May and Sunday, 08 May 2016.
    • A Silent Auction will be held Saturday, 07 May 2016 during the Annual Banquet and Meeting.
      • If you have any items to donate please contact Bonnie Zarillo.
      • Please contact Bonnie to discuss arrangements and if necessary mailing address.
    • Preordered clothing with the 2016 National Specialty Logo will be available.
      • Three clothing options are available with the 2016 Nationals logo:
        • A t-shirt (men's and women's styles)
        • A sweatshirt
        • A fleece vest. 
      • Contact Karen Young for additional information.
    • Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

 

  • Show Location:
    • Purina Farms
      300 Checkerboard Loop
      Gray Summit, MO (Approx. 40 miles West of St. Louis, MO just off I-44)

 

 

  • Additional information / corrections will be provided as it becomes available.