WELCOME PARTY

ASSA will again host a Welcome Party at the 2022 National.  This fun and informal event will be held on Monday, March 21, 2022, starting one hour after completion of Futurity judging.  A full buffet dinner will be served.  ASSA hopes you will attend the Welcome Party.  What a great way to kick off the National Week.  Reserve your space at the Welcome Party on the Master Reservation Form.  Deadline for reservations is February 23, 2022.  No refunds will be made after February 23, 2022.  Ticket confirmation will be sent via email.

 

 

PARADES

Parade of Rescued Performance Dogs This is a non-competitive exhibition open to any Shetland Sheepdog entered in any performance event at this National that was adopted from a Sheltie Rescue group. This event will be held on Saturday, March 19, 2022. A Rosette will be awarded to each participant. There is no entry fee. To register, please use an AKC entry form and attach a short (100 words or less) history of the dog. Registration for the Parade closes on February 23, 2022. Mail your completed entry form and history to Sheryl Kendrick, 3496 Wolf Lane, Valley Mills, TX 76689 or email to: serendipitykennel@gmail.com. Note:  If sending "overnight," please indicate "signature not required."

DO NOT SEND TO THE SUPERINTENDENT OR TRIAL SECRETARY.

Parade of Veterans There is no entry fee for the Parade of Veterans, but a completed AKC entry form and a short history (100 words or less) of the dog must be submitted. This event will be held on Monday, March 21, 2022, ½ hour after the completion of Futurity judging. This is a noncompetitive exhibition open to any TITLED SHETLAND SHEEPDOG over the age of 10 years and not adopted from rescue. Registration for the Parade closes on February 23, 2022. To register, send a completed AKC entry form and history of the dog Sheryl Kendrick, 3496 Wolf Lane, Valley Mills, TX 76689 or email to: serendipitykennel@gmail.com. Note: If sending "overnight," please indicate "signature not required."

DO NOT SEND TO THE SUPERINTENDENT OR TRIAL SECRETARY.

 

 

VISITING HOURS

The grooming area will be the showplace for visiting hours, which will be held on Thursday, March 24, 2022. Layouts, pedigrees, photos, business cards, and displays are encouraged. Please remember, no puppies under 6 months of age and no “For Sale” signs allowed. The 2022 event will be fun and festive with a cash bar and refreshments.

Contest for Best Decorated Grooming Space, and People’s Choice award.

The grooming space decorating competition is a fun way to help bring the energy and enthusiasm of past Nationals back to Visiting Hours. We’re excited to offer the competition again in 2022. There will be a PEOPLE’S CHOICE/WINNER’S AWARD in which the winner gets a free grooming space at the 2023 National, a beautiful rosette AND they get to choose where within the ASSA the funds raised are donated. So the incentives to go all out with your decorations are greater than ever. GAMBLERS: (No charge to enter). Come to the Welcome table and tell them you are participating in the grooming space competition. You will be given an ID card with your space number on it to display at your grooming space. Put in a visible place for voters to see on Friday. BETTORS: Tickets will be sold all day Friday ($1.00 per ticket, $5.00 for 6 tickets, $10.00 for 15 tickets, $20.00 for 30 tickets). Beginning at 6:00 PM, write the grooming space number of your choice on your ticket(s) – one grooming space per ticket. Place your wages (your completed tickets) into the jar set up on the Welcome Table. Judging will conclude at 9:00 PM. The winner, total amount raised and the winner’s fund designation will be announced Saturday in the ring at the conclusion of Winners Dog.

 

 

INVITATIONAL TOP CONFORMATION DOG SHOWCASE


An exciting, non-competitive event showcasing the 2021 Top Winning Shelties in conformation events (specialty and all-breed) based on the number of Shelties defeated in BEST OF BREED COMPETITION ONLY during 2021. A Peoples’ Choice Favorite and a Runner Up will be voted on by spectators attending the event. Ballots will be collected the night of the Showcase and are limited to one ballot per person. Late ballots will not be counted. The Peoples’ Choice and Runner Up will be announced prior to the start of Winners Dog competition.

 

 

BEST ALL AROUND SHELTIE

The 2022 Best All Around Sheltie will be determined for Shelties that enter and compete in at least 4 of 5 National events: Breed, Obedience, Rally, Agility, and Herding. Points are awarded for participation and placement or score in each event. There is no fee for the competition, but advanced registration is required. See the “ASSA Best All Around Sheltie” form for competition rules, point values, and Registration Form. To register, send the completed Registration Form to Kara Kolster, 16088 Geese Lake Ln. Montpelier, VA 23192 or email to karakolster@gmail.com.

DO NOT SEND TO THE SUPERINTENDENT OR TRIAL SECRETARY.

 

 

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