Giant Schnauzer Club of America, Inc
(member of the American Kennel Club)


National & Southern Regional Specialties

October 26, 27, 28 2020

Florida Classic Park, Inc.
5360 Lockhart Rd., Brooksville, FL 34602

floridaclassicpark.com

Judge Change Obedience and Rally
Louanne Currey will not be able to judge. The new judge is Mr. Robert Withers. Obedience scheduled to begin 8am, Monday, October 26, 2020 as posted with rally to follow.
If you have any questions, please contact Meg McGee, show chair at nutmegdecors@gmail.com or Bonny Thatcher, trial secretary at bonnythatcher@aol.com



FROM THE EAST OR WEST :S.R. 50/98 to Lockhart Rd. to Site

FROM THE NORTH OR SOUTH: (exit 301) I-75 to S.R. 50/98 West Approximately 1 Mile to Lockhart Rd. South to Site

https://www.mapquest.com/us/fl/brooksville/34602-7411/5360-lockhart-rd-28.513317,-82.253300



2019 GSCA National Specialty




NATIONAL SPECIALTY BREED: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27

SOUTHERN REGIONAL BREED & SWEEPSTAKES; WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28


NATIONAL SWEEPSTAKES, MONDAY, OCTOBER 26

NATIONAL OBEDIENCE TRIAL & RALLY TRIAL, MONDAY, OCTOBER 26

NOTICE: The following classes will NOT be offered at the Giant Schnauzer Obedience Trial October 26, 2020: Grad Open, Grad Novice and Versatility

NATIONAL JR SHOWMANSHIP, MONDAY, OCTOBER 26


ALL EVENTS WILL BE HELD OUTDOORS WITH GROOMING AVAILABLE UNDER AN OPEN AIR PAVILION


Show Chair: Meg McGee nutmegdecors@gmail.com

Treasurer/Secretary: Brenda Cejka Hospitality Chairs: Vicki Kallett

Trophy Chairs-conformation: Robin Greenslade & Meg McGee Performance Chair: Andrea Ferguson

Ways and Means: Susan Carr Web-site: Robyn Elliot 2020 Store: Rachael Sundeen





SHOW SUPERINTENDENT: MB-F, INC.

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


NATIONAL PREMIUM LIST

The National/Regional Premium List will be available on the MBF  infodog.com website Wednesday, September 2. You may view and print from this site. The Premium List will also be e-mailed to all GSCA members. Entries may be made using the MBF online entry service, recommended to avoid any delay, or entries may be mailed. . If mailing, make sure you allow for postal delays and send with adequate time to make the October 7 deadline.

The National Obedience/Rally Premium List will be posted on the GSCA website. Obedience Show Chair, Bonnie Thatcher, has e-mailed the Premium List to all GSCA members. Please check your e-mail spam if you have not received it or contact her directly at BonnyThatcher@aol.com for a copy.  You must print and mail your entry. This is a mail-in entry only so make sure you allow for postal delays and send with adequate time to make the October 7 deadline.

Parking & RV, Grooming, Meal and Scent Seminar Reservation forms must be printed and mailed as directed on the forms.

Navigating the Info Dog site:

 

Go to Infodog.com

Look for “show information

Click on “Show calendar

Find suitable date tab (10/23-29)

Scroll down under “all events”, first column to find GSCA National Obedience and Rally (Show Chair contact info only available)

Scroll down under “Specialties, second column, to find the GSCA National Specialty Conformation Premium List. You may print or enter online.


Entry Fees :


Conformation (each show)

First entry of dog $35

Additional entry $20

Brace (for both dogs) $20

(each dog must be entered in another class)

Jr. Showmanship $25

Sweepstakes $25

Parade of Titleholders $25


Obedience (each trial)

First entry of dog $35

Each additional entry $20


Rally (each trial)

First entry of dog $35

Each additional entry $20


ATTENTION: THE GIANT SCHNAUZER CLUB OF AMERICA, INC. 2020 NATIONAL SPECIALTY SHOW COMMITTEE WILL COMPLY WITH ALL APPLICABLE LOCAL, STATE, FEDERAL AND AKC RECOMMENDATIONS, RESTRICTIONS, RULES, AND/OR REGULATIONS CONCERNING COVID-19 IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF THE SHOWS. THEY WILL BE POSTED ON THE SPECIALTY WEBSITE AND AT THE SHOW SITE. ALL EXHIBITORSAND SPECTATORS WILL BE EXPECTED TO COMPLY.

2020 GSCA NATIONAL SPECIALTY EVENT SCHEDULE AND GENERAL INFO

Click here for more info


Conclusion of National Specialty Week: For those staying thru Wednesday night, an after show site cleanup will begin (volunteers requested) A Pasta Party will be held after at the home of Bear Creek Giant Schnauzers (Vicki Kallett). Located only 2 miles from the show site.


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 Specialtys success. General donations may be made by credit card at the 2020 National Store https://squareup.com/store/gsca-national by 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.net All Individual sponsorships will be commemorated with a dedication of choice in the Show Catalog if provided to Brenda by September 6, 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 years National with a donation of a State Basket ? We welcome all items! Please contact Vicki Kallett at vkallett@tampabay.rr.com for details and information.


SPECIALTY MERCHANDISE Please go to the GSCA National Specialty Store web site https://squareup.com/store/gsca-national for Specialty merchandise ordering information coming soon.


ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET RESERVATIONS - The Annual Awards Banquet, Silent Auction and Live Auction will be held at Papa Joes Italian Restaurant, Tuesday October 27 . Return the order form available in the Premium List by October 7 or order online at GSCA National Specialty Store https://squareup.com/store/gsca-national


PRE-ORDERED LUNCH ORDERS- Opportunity to have lunch delivered to the site . Return the order form available in the Premium List by October 7


PARADE OF TITLEHOLDERS - Open to Giant Schnauzers with an AKC title to follow Breed judging. Indicate Parade of Title Holder/Giant Schnauzer on the entry form. Entry Fee is $25. Exhibitor must send full name and all AKC titles of entered dog to assure time for Rosette production by August 31st to Laurie Mason at mikey@rkymtnhi.com






HOST HOTELS .


Microtel Inn & Suites

6298 Nature Coast Blvd

Brooksville, FL 34602

352-796-9025

Rooms with 2 queen beds $99.00 plus $50 flat pet fee. Suites available 1 queen bed and queen size pull out couch. Frig and microwave $109.00 plus $50.00 flat pet fee. Plastic sheeting provided to place under dog crate . This hotel has in house bar open from 2pm to 2am Great dog walk areas and walking distance to Burger King. Within one mile gas stations, grocery stores. Restaurants such as Taco Bell, Zaxbys, Cracker Barrel, Beef OBradys and McDonalds. When making reservations refer to Giant Schnauzer Club of America and ask for Jessica . Directions: From Tampa International Airport take I-275 North to I-75 North. Take Exit 301 (Hwy 50). Left at exit .4 miles to Nature Coast Blvd. Turn left to hotel. Block drops off 2 weeks before event. Show site 1/2 mile


Days Inn

6320 Windermere Rd.

Brooksville FL 34602

352-796-9486

Rooms with 2 queen beds $62.00 and a $50 flat pet fee. Located within walking distance of the above restaurants. Great area to walk dogs. Directions: From I-75 North take Exit at 301 turn right .4 mile to hotel on your left. When making reservation refer to Giant Schnauzer Club of America


Other hotels in the area close to show site Quality Inn, Holiday Inn Express, and the Hampton Inn (this hotel does not accept dogs).


GROOMING- Reserved grooming with shared electric is available in the 40 x 200 open air pavilion adjacent to the ring. Concrete floor, overhead lights, ceiling fans. Dryers allowed. Dog bathing facilities available. Return the Grooming Reservation form available in the Premium List by October 7 . Exhibitors required to clean their area daily.


RV SITES - 250+ spaces available with 30 or 50 amp power, water and dump station. Return the RV Reservation form available in the Premium List by October 7. First come/first serve site assignment. RV check in open 12 noon, Sunday, October 25 . All RVs and equipment must be removed by 12 noon Thursday 10/29. Absolutely no dumping of gray or black water tanks on the field  only in RV dump station.


Note to Exhibitors: the week starting with the National offers 5 chances for All-Breed Conformation shows: the National and Regional in Brooksville with obedience and rally, then 10/30-11/2 three all-breeds in Ocala Florida (one hour north of Brooksville) followed by two weeks of shows. 11 shows in 15 days in Ocala following the National. Both all-breed sites offer camping on site and have hotels nearby. MBF Superintendent infodog.com 336.379.9352


Please visit the GSCA website often for any updates!


Scent work seminar

Monday after sweeps get your schnauzer sniffing

October 26, 2020

Seminar presented by AKC/USCSS Judge Natalie Duberow and AKC Trial Secretary and exhibitor Andrea Fergerson.

A special demonstration by Delta, owned and trained by Sharon Burns, to show what a true working dog can do! Delta is a NAPWDA certified cadaver search dog and Sharon is a NASAR Sartech I.

Natalie will headline our seminar with an introduction to odor, scent theory, and teamwork with your search partner.

Andrea will give a brief introduction to AKC Scent Work trial rules and common protocols to expect at an official trial.

Sharon Burns and Delta will present a real life search scenario and how to get started in Search and Rescue.

Working Spots are $10 and unlimited. Working spots include an AKC Scent Work goodie bag and hands on instruction.

Audit spots are free and unlimited.

Sign up closes October 10. Working spots will not be available after October 10th.

Skill Levels: None: Total beginner! No scent sport or work experience. Started: You have taken a class but havent trialed yet. Experienced: Training and trialing regularly in AKC/ NACSW/USCSS or other venues or working in SAR.

Email your interest to: HeyJudeTrialSec@gmail.com

Registration forms will be included in the Premium List late August infodog.com

The 2020 GSCA National Specialty Committee is happy to announce that everything is on track for our National Specialty in Brooksville, Florida October 26-28, 2020. Our goal is to host a fun-filled, successful and safe event for all! We thank you for your generous support and sponsorship of trophies to date. There are multiple classes and major awards still available for the National, Southern Regional, Obedience and Rally. Please consider sponsoring one of the major awards listed below or one of the classes. Sponsorship includes your personal dedication listed in the official show catalog. Contact Brenda Cejka at bcejka@sbcglobal.net for availability and payment information. Thank you and we hope to see yall in October!


NATIONAL SPECIALTY

RESERVE WINNERS DOG

RESERVE WINNERS BITCH


STUD DOG

BROOD BITCH

BRACE


BOS TO BEST IN VETERAN SWEEPSTAKES


SOUTHERN REGIONAL SPECIALTY

BEST OF OPPOSITE SEX

SELECT DOG

SELECT BITCH

WINNERS DOG

WINNERS BITCH

RESERVE WINNERS DOG

RESERVE WINNERS BITCH

BEST JUNIOR HANDLER


BEST IN PUPPY SWEEPSTAKES

BOS TO BEST IN PUPPY SWEEPSTAKES


BEST IN VETERANS SWEEPS

BOS TO BEST IN VETERANS SWEEPS


OBEDIENCE-NATIONAL

HIGH SCORING DOG IN OBEDIENCE TRIAL

HIGH COMBINED SCORE IN OPEN B & UTILITY


RALLY-NATIONAL

GS with HIGH COMBINED SCORE IN ADV B & EXC B

GS with HIGHEST SCORING TRIPLE QUALIFYING SCORE