2019 GSCA National Specialty


Thursday, September 5, 2019-Sunday, September 8, 2019

Island Grove Regional Park, Greeley, Colorado

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Peak to Peak Working Dog Association of Colorado- GSCA Supported Entry

Breed Judge: Abigail Patrizio (judged 2018 National Sweeps)

Working Group Judge: Whitney Coombs

Working Bred By Group: Pat Jenkins

Working NOHS Group: Nancy Coombs

Friday, September 6, 2019

Peak to Peak Working Dog Association of Colorado-GSCA Western Regional Specialty

Breed Judge: Jean Pero

Puppy and Veteran Sweepstakes Judge: Guillermo Cavazos

Working Group Judge: Carmen Haller

Working Bred By Group: Cledith Wakefield

Working NOHS Group: Faye Strauss

Obedience/Rally Judge: Judi James

Saturday, September 7, 2019

Evergreen Colorado Kennel Club- GSCA National Specialty

Breed Judge: Christine E. Lietzau

Puppy and Veteran Sweepstakes Judge: Ginny Maese

Working Group Judge: Patricia Sosa

Best in Show Judge: Jon Cole


Obedience/ Rally Judge: TBD

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Evergreen Colorado Kennel Club- GSCA National Specialty- GSCA Supported Entry

Breed Judge: Patricia A. Sosa

Working Group Judge: Mary A. Miller

Best in Show Judge: Patricia A. Sosa


Obedience/Rally Judge: TBD


  • Both the National Specialty on Saturday and the Western Regional Specialty on Friday are Designated Specialties in conjunction with the respective clubs

  • Onofrio is the Show Superintendent

  • We will have an oversized ring in the Exhibition Building with Giant Schnauzer grooming adjacent to the ring all 4 days for both

  • Open Black and Pepper/Salt Classes to be offered all 4 days

  • Junior Showmanship will be offered

  • Veterans Dog & Bitch, Stud Dog & Brood Bitch, Veterans Obedience & Obedience Brace will be offered on Friday and Saturday at both Specialties

  • Parade of Title Holders will be offered on Saturday for the National Specialty

  • Obedience and Rally are offered Friday-Sunday

  • Evergreen of Colorado KC is offering two Special Attractions

    • Best of the Best in Specialties Competition- BISS winners of each of the Specialties and Group Shows held over the 4 shows will compete

    • Best of the Best (and Reserve Best) Junior Handling Competition- Best Junior in each of the Competitions compete

  • Possibility of Lure Coursing GS participation with the Working Club on one day and Agility on Wednesday at another site. We will keep you updated.


  • A special grooming section and spaces for GSCA will be reserved adjacent to the ring in the Exhibition Building. To insure a space here you must reserve by May 31.

  • Grooming Reservation form


  • RV sites with electric hookups are available on site on the west side of the Event Center and Exhibition Building, around the Oval and other.

  • Reservation information will be available later


  • Host Hotel: Country Inn and Suites Hotel 2501 West 29th, Greeley Colorado 80631 970.330.3404

  • A block of rooms is reserved under GSCA until September 5

  • $129/night $40 one time pet fee per room dbl queens

  • Hot breakfast included

  • Large , grassy areas for walking dogs

  • Other Greeley hotels accepting pets; Days Inn, Clarion, Super 8, Comfort Inn

  • Book early! Between the dog shows and UNC events rooms go quickly.

  • Contact Vicki Kallett with any questions jkallett@centurytel.net


  • Annual Awards Banquet and Auctions will be held on site in the Events Center Saturday evening, September 7

  • We have reserved Meeting Rooms B and C in the Event Center for all GSCA events

  • Board meeting, General Membership meeting and Judges Seminar dates and time-schedule coming soon

  • Education and demo sessions in the works

  • VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Contact Rachael Sundeen rachael.sundeen@gmail.com or Cindy Wallace at gswhiskers@yahoo.com


  • Support the Specialty by sponsoring a class with your own personal dedication

  • Donate to the General Fund or Hospitality or purchase a raffle ticket

  • Class Sponsorship info available on the website

  • Items needed for Silent & Live Auctions

  • Contact Cindy Wallace at gswhiskers@yahoo.com


  • T-Shirts, etc. will be available for pre-show orders in June. Order early as on site inventory will be minimal. Watch for information

  • Contact Laurie Mason at mikey@rkymtnhi.com

Questions???? Contact any one of us anytime