2019 GSCA National Specialty

2020 GIANT SCHNAUZER NATIONAL SPECIALTY- SUNSHINE FLORIDA CLUSTER

September 23-28, 2020

FLORIDA STATE FAIRGROUNDS

4800 US 301, TAMPA FLORIDA 33610


Note: all shows, trials & GSCA Specialties have received AKC approval


2020 GSCA NATIONAL SPECIALTY SHOW COMMITTEE

Show Chair: Beverly Murray 2020gscanatlspltycomm@gmail.com

Treasurer/Secretary/Donations & Sponsorships: Brenda Cejka

treasurer@giantschnauzerclubofamerica.com

Hospitality: Vicki Kallett

Trophies: Robin Greenslade, Meg McGee

Performance-Andrea Fergerson

Ways & Means: Susan Carr

Merchandise: Pam McCleary

2020 Specialty Store: Rachael Sundeen

GSCA Southern Regional Director: Anna Stromberg


SHOW SUPERINTENDENT: MB-F, INC.

infodog.com    336.379.9352 PO Box2 2107, Greensboro NC 27420-2107


An updated Premium List will be available on the MB-F website at a later date. We will announce as we receive the information. Any changes to the Cluster Judges Panel will be included at that time. Steve Fox, National Breed Judge, and Janine Stanik, National Sweeps Judge, have confirmed for the new date. Sweeps Judge for the Regional Specialty, Thursday September 24 is pending confirmation from the Judge.

Updated Premium List Available Online: TBA

Closing Date: TBA

Entry Fee: $30/ $25 Sweepstakes


This is an INDOOR 5 day fully Air-Conditioned SHOW. Plenty of Full Hook-up RV spaces, Ample daily parking. This show normally hosts over 10,000 entries over the 5 day shows. These shows will be televised on AKC TV.


The Cluster will be hosting CGC & Trick Dog testing, health clinics and offering special attractions. 

Information will be included in the Premium List.  Vendors galore!



SUNSHINE FLORIDA CLUSTER SCHEDULE


Wednesday, September 23 

  • Sarasota KC        AB/JSHW/NOHS/BPUP- Breed

  • North America Diving Dogs (NADD) Trial-South East Mobile Dock southeast@northamericadivingdogs    

Thursday, September 24 

  • Greater Venice Florida Dog Club.  AB/JSHW/NOHS/BPUP

GSCA Southern Regional Specialty (DESIGNATED with Greater Venice Florida

Dog Club) - Breed

  • North America Diving Dogs (NADD) Trial- South East Mobile Dock








Friday, September 25 

  • Central Florida Working Group Ass.    LG/ JSHW/NOHS/BPU        (Working group only)

GSCA Supported Entry-Breed

Greater Venice Florida Dog Club AB/JSHW

  • St. Petersburg Dog Fanciers Ass.   Rally #1

GSCA Supported Entry-Rally

  • St. Petersburg Dog Fanciers Ass.   Rally #2

GSCA Supported Entry-Rally

  • St. Petersburg Dog Fanciers Ass.   SCWK(Scent Work)

  • North America Diving Dogs (NADD) Trial- South East Mobile Dock  

  • Barn Hunt Trial-Das Hund Haus, Inc. Club Info@dashundhaus.org (waiting for confirmation that they will reschedule)

Saturday, September 26

  • St. Petersburg Dog Fanciers Ass.    AB/O/JSHW/NOHS/BPUP    

GSCA National Specialty (DESIGNATED with St. Petersburg Dog Fanciers Ass)-

Breed & Obedience

  • St. Petersburg Dog Fanciers Ass.   SCWK (Scent Work)

  • North America Diving Dogs (NADD) Trial- South East Mobile Dock  

  • Barn Hunt Trial-Das Hund Haus, Inc. Club Info@dashundhaus.org (waiting for confirmation that they will reschedule)

Sunday, September 27

St. Petersburg Dog Fanciers Ass.    AB/O/JSHW/NOHS/BPUP   

GSCA Supported Entry-Breed

GSCA Supported Entry- Obedience

    • St. Petersburg Dog Fanciers Ass.   SCWK (Scent Work)

    • North America Diving Dogs (NADD) Trial- South East Mobile Dock  

  • Barn Hunt Trial-Das Hund Haus, Inc. Club Info@dashundhaus.org (waiting for confirmation that they will reschedule)



JUDGES-BREED, GROUP, BIS

Any changes to the Cluster Judges Panel will be included in updated Premium List


Wednesday, September 23:  Sarasota KC:

Breed- Jon Cole  Group-Jon Cole BIS-Gloria Kerr

Thursday, September 24:  Greater Venice Florida Dog Club

GSCA Southern Regional Specialty: Breed: Anne Katona Sweepstakes: TBA

Group- Ralph Ambrosio BIS- Houston Clark

Friday, September 25:  Greater Venice Florida Dog Club- GSCA Supported Entry: Breed-Debra Thornton

Group- Houston Clark BIS- Joe Walton


Friday, September 25: Central Florida Working Group Ass.

GSCA Supported Entry: Breed & Working Group BIS- Vicki Seiler-Cushman

Saturday, September 26: St. Petersburg Dog Fanciers Ass.

GSCA National Specialty: Breed: Robert Fox Sweepstakes: Janine Starink

Group—Bob Busby BIS- James Reynolds

Sunday, September 27: St. Petersburg Dog Fanciers Ass- GSCA Supported Entry

Breed- Doris Cozart Group- Doris Cozart BIS- Jon Cole


JUDGES- OBEDIENCE, RALLY & SCENT

ObedienceNancy Watson (FL)

Rally- Nancy Watson (FL)

Scent Work- Natalie Duberow (FL), Lisa Mallory (NC), Lynne Nappi (FL), Sandra Belg (FL)


PARADE OF TITLE HOLDERSWill be offered at the National Specialty Saturday, September 26. Enter on the entry form in the Premium List. You must e-mail owner’s name and dogs name with all AKC titles to Beverly Murray by July 15 to receive a Rosette 2020gscanatlspltycomm@gmail.com


OVERNIGHT RV PARKING

150+ full hook up spaces available. Every effort will be made to group Giant Schnauzer exhibitors in one area. Information and reservation forms will be included in the Premium List


CLUSTER GROOMING-GSCA RESERVED GROOMING BLOCK

2 size spaces available-with or without electric-additional power available

Reserved Grooming is now open to the public and space in the Giant Schnauzer block is no longer guaranteed. For More Information please click here for the Reserved Groom Form


GENERAL INFORMATION

HOTEL ALERT!!! THE HOST HOTEL, COMFORT SUITES AT FAIRGROUNDS- CASINO

The Host Hotel will honor the GSCA special rate for the new September dates. Please be sure to change your reservations. The GSCA block will sell out early. NOTE: Rate not available for Sunday night


Hotels accepting dogs and close to the Fairgrounds recommended by the Florida Sunshine Cluster Show Committee:

Hampton Inn & Suites Tampa East (5 miles) - 11740 Tampa Gateway Blvd. Seffner, FL 33584 (813) 630-4321. Hit the "0" key & ask for hotel front desk for all reservations. Standard rooms at $94.00 for double rooms. Ask for Dog Show Rates. Free breakfast, parking, internet access in every room, business center, pool, fitness room. 4 miles from Hard Rock Casino! First 20 rooms, and identified as attending dog show in order to receive these rates. $25.00 pet cleaning fee refunded at check out.

Staybridge Suites Brandon (2 miles) - 3624 N Falkenburg Rd., Tampa, FL 33619 (813) 227-4000. Breakfast, full kitchen, free laundry, free dinner on M-T, high-speed internet access, free grills. Reservation details: $109.00. Ask for Dog Show Rates, rooms are limited. All reservations must be finalized with the hotel not later than June 1, 2020 and identified as attending the dog show in order to receive these rates. $75.00 Pet Fee! GREAT DEAL New property.

Holiday Inn Express (0.5 mile) - 8610 Elm Fair Blvd., Tampa, FL 33610, (813) 490-1000. Reservation details: $119.00 Ask for Dog Show Rates. Rate includes complimentary hot breakfast buffet, complimentary 3G WIFI, 24 hour business center, fitness center, outdoor swimming pool, complimentary casino shuttle. $35.00 Pet Fee.
Hurry and make your reservations soon!

DONATIONS & TROPHY SPONSORSHIPS-The Giant Schnauzer Club of America appreciates all donations and trophy sponsorships. Your continued support is the key to the 2020 National Specialty’s success. General donations may be made by credit card at the 2020National Store https://squareup.com/store/gsca-nationalby check made out to GSCA and mailed to Brenda Cejka, 902 Harvey Dr., Pinehurst TX 77362.


Sponsorship of a specific trophy guarantees the donor an exclusive sponsorship of that class including the dedication of their choice. To assure availability of a specific trophy contact Brenda Cejka at bcejka@sbcglobal.netor 281.356.3378. All Individual sponsorships will be commemorated with a dedication of choice in the Show Catalog if provided to Brenda by August 10, 2020. You will receive an invoice for your sponsorships with information to pay with your credit card at the 2020 National Store or you may mail a check to Brenda. Funds to be used for general show expenses as well as trophies.


AUCTION DONATIONS- Do you have any Giant Schnauzer memorabilia that you are looking to find a good home for? What about general dog related items? Or maybe you would like to represent your state at this year’s National with a donation of a State Basket? We welcome all items! Please contact Beverly Murray at 2020gscanatlspltycomm@gmail.com or 954.290.5428 for details and information concerning the auctions and Dot Izmirlian at dotizm@comcast.net for State Baskets


RAFFLE: Purchase raffle tickets to win a Z-Life Hydraulic Grooming Table for $5-$20. Tickets available for purchase at the 2020 GSCA National Specialty Storehttps://squareup.com/store/gsca-national

Drawing will be held June 13 and winner will be notified.

SPECIALTY MERCHANDISE –Available for purchase at the 2020 GSCA National Specialty Store at a later date. https://squareup.com/store/gsca-national


ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET TICKETSThe Annual Awards Banquet, Silent Auction and Live Auction will be held at the Florida Center West Hospitality Room Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 6 PM Tickets available for purchase at the 2020 GSCA National Specialty Store for $40https://squareup.com/store/gsca-national


Little Ybor Buffetincludes Marinated Mojo Pork Loin, Ybor City Roasted Chicken, Yellow Saffron Rice, Cuban Style Black Beans, Tossed Garden Salad and Dinner Rolls. The dessert is a must have Key Lime Pie. Iced Tea and Water.


CALL OUT FOR VOLUNTEERS- Both member and non-member volunteers are so important to the execution and success of our GSCA events. Their efforts are invaluable. Please consider giving a helping hand to one of our committees. Assistance is welcomed pre-show and on site. Please contact Beverly Murray or Committees directly.



2020 GSCA NATIONAL- HOSPITALITY & MEETING SCHEDULE


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

GSCA HOSPITALITY ROOM OPENS IN THE FLORIDA WEST CENTER

Sign in, pick up exhibitor bags & pre-orders, purchase merchandise & banquet tickets, drop off auction items and state baskets

SILENT AUCTION BEGINS note: room may be locked during Breed Judging each day



WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23- FLORIDA WEST CENTER

SILENT AUCTION- ALL DAY

5 PM-ANNUAL GSCA ANNUAL BOARD MEETING


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24- FLORIDA WEST CENTER

SILENT AUCTION-ALL DAY

5 PM- GSCA ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

6:15 PM-MEET & GREET

Open to all exhibitors and fanciers

Beer, wine and light appetizer


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25- FLORIDA WEST CENTER

A light lunch will be served between the All-Breed and Working Group shows


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26- FLORIDA WEST CENTER

SILENT AUCTION-ALL DAY

6 PM- GSCA ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET & AUCTIONS

Open to all exhibitors and fanciers- purchase tickets at the GSCA National Specialty store at giantschnauzerclubofamerica.com or on site by Friday 6/12

Cash Bar

Silent Auction

Little Ybor Buffetincludes Marinated Mojo Pork Loin, Ybor City Roasted Chicken, Yellow Saffron Rice, Cuban Style Black Beans, Tossed Garden Salad and Dinner Rolls. The dessert is a must have Key Lime Pie. Iced Tea and Water.

Awards Presentation

Live Auction


Coffee and donuts will be provided Wednesday-Sunday in the grooming area 8-11 am

ATTENTION ALL GIANT SCHNAUZER PERFORMANCE COMPETITORS!

Did you know there are 15 different performance trials offered at the Florida Sunshine Cluster during the 2020 GSCA National and Southern Regional Specialties? Don’t miss this opportunity to bring your performance Giants out to join in the fun and compete!

Please consider sponsoring trophies for one of these events. Contact Brenda Cejka @ bcejka@sbcglobal.net or Andrea Fergerson @ heyjudecreative@gmail.com

OBEDIENCE

Saturday September 26- Supported Entry with the St. Petersburg Dog Fancier Ass. - The GSCA considers this trial our National Specialty Obedience. The following Rosettes, Medallion and prizes will be offered:

HIGHEST SCORING GIANT SCHNAUZER IN REGULAR CLASSES-Large Rosette, 9” Bronze Medallion, Giant Schnauzer breed motif item

GIANT SCHNAUZER WITH HIGHEST COMBINED SCORE IN OPEN B & UTILITY CLASSES- Rosette, Giant Schnauzer breed motif item

HIGHEST SCORING GIANT SCHNAUZER IN EACH CLASS- Rosette, Giant Schnauzer breed motif item

SECOND, THIRD & FOURTH HIGHEST SCORING GIANT SCHNAUZER IN EACH CLASS- Giant Schnauzer breed motif item


Sunday September 27- Supported Entry with the St. Petersburg Dog Fancier Ass. - The GSCA considers this trial our Southern Regional Specialty Obedience. The following Rosettes, Medallion and prizes will be offered:

HIGHEST SCORING GIANT SCHNAUZER IN REGULAR CLASSES- Large Rosette, 6” Composite Medallion, Giant Schnauzer breed motif item

GIANT SCHNAUZER WITH HIGHEST COMBINED SCORE IN OPEN B & UTILITY CLASSES- Rosette, Giant Schnauzer breed motif item

HIGHEST SCORING GIANT SCHNAUZER IN EACH CLASS- Rosette, Giant Schnauzer breed motif item

SECOND, THIRD & FOURTH HIGHEST SCORING GIANT SCHNAUZER IN EACH CLASS- Giant Schnauzer breed motif item


RALLY

Friday September 25- RALLY TRIAL #1: - Supported Entry with the St. Petersburg Dog Fancier Ass. - The GSCA considers this trial our National Specialty Rally. The following Rosette and prizes will be offered:

GIANT SCHNAUZER WITH THE HIGHEST SCORING TRIPLE QUALIFYING SCORE- Rosette, Giant Schnauzer breed motif item

HIGHEST SCORING GIANT SCHNAUZER WITH COMBINED SCORE IN ADVANCED B & EXCELLENT B CLASS- Rosette, Giant Schnauzer breed motif item

HIGHEST SCORING GIANT SCHNAUZER IN EACH CLASS- Rosette, Giant Schnauzer breed motif item

SECOND, THIRD & FOURTH HIGHEST SCORING GIANT SCHNAUZER IN EACH CLASS- Giant Schnauzer breed motif item



Friday September 25- RALLY TRIAL #2: - Supported Entry with the St. Petersburg Dog Fancier Ass. - The GSCA considers this trial our Southern Regional Specialty Rally. The following Rosette and prizes will be offered:

GIANT SCHNAUZER WITH THE HIGHEST SCORING TRIPLE QUALIFYING SCORE- Rosette, Giant Schnauzer breed motif item

HIGHEST SCORING GIANT SCHNAUZER WITH COMBINED SCORE IN ADVANCED B & EXCELLENT B CLASS- Rosette, Giant Schnauzer breed motif item

HIGHEST SCORING GIANT SCHNAUZER IN EACH CLASS- Rosette, Giant Schnauzer breed motif item

SECOND, THIRD & FOURTH HIGHEST SCORING GIANT SCHNAUZER IN EACH CLASS- Giant Schnauzer breed motif item





And there’s more:

3 Days of Scent Work Trials: Friday, Saturday and Sunday

5 Days of NADD: Wednesday-Sunday

3 Days of Barn Hunt

Our 2020 National Specialty Performance Chairman, Andrea Fergerson, is putting together rosettes and prizes to recognize the Giant Schnauzers competing in these events. Check the GSCA website for regular updates on entry information for these Trials. Information will also be included in the Premium List.