*** Update Regarding COVID 19 ***

Robin Greenslade was advised by the Cluster Chair that the Tampa shows have been postponed until September 23-27, 2020. The GSCA Board has agreed to move forward with the Cluster and the new dates.







 
2019 GSCA National Specialty

2020 GIANT SCHNAUZER NATIONAL SPECIALTY- SUNSHINE FLORIDA CLUSTER

JUNE 10-14, 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

Premium List Mailing Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Closing Date: May 27, 2020

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, June 10 

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

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

Thursday, June 11  

  • 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, June 12 

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

GSCA Supported Entry-Breed

  • 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

Saturday, June 13

  • 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

Sunday, June 14

  • 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


    JUDGES-BREED, GROUP, BIS


    Wednesday, June 10:  Sarasota KC:

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

    Thursday, June 11:  Greater Venice Florida Dog Club

    GSCA Southern Regional Specialty: Breed: Anne Katona Sweepstakes: Scott Sommer

    Group- Ralph Ambrosio BIS- Houston Clark

    Friday, June 12:  Greater Venice Florida Dog Club- GSCA Supported Entry: Breed-Debra Thornton

    Group- Houston Clark BIS- Joe Walton

    Friday, June 12: Central Florida Working Group Ass.

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

    Saturday, June 13: St. Petersburg Dog Fanciers Ass.

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

    Group—Bob Busby BIS- James Reynolds

    Sunday, June 14: St. Petersburg Dog Fanciers Ass

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


    JUDGES- OBEDIENCE, RALLY & SCENT

    Obedience- Nancy Watson (FL)

    Rally- Nancy Watson (FL)

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


    PARADE OF TITLE HOLDERS: Will be offered at the National Specialty Saturday, June 13. 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 APRIL 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 IS SOLD OUT FOR THE NATIONAL WEEKEND!

    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, and complimentary casino shuttle. 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. $35.00 Deep Cleaning Pet Fee. Newly Renovated

    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-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 or 281.356.3378. All Individual sponsorships will be commemorated with a dedication of choice in the Show Catalog if provided to Brenda by April 22, 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 Store https://squareup.com/store/gsca-national


    SPECIALTY MERCHANDISEAvailable for purchase at the 2020 GSCA National Specialty Store soon https://squareup.com/store/gsca-national


    ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET TICKETS- The 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 $40 https://squareup.com/store/gsca-national


    Little Ybor Buffet: includes 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, JUNE 9

    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, JUNE 10- FLORIDA WEST CENTER

    SILENT AUCTION- ALL DAY

    5 PM-ANNUAL GSCA ANNUAL BOARD MEETING


    THURSDAY, JUNE 11- 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, JUNE 12- FLORIDA WEST CENTER

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


    SATURDAY, JUNE 13- 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 Buffet: includes 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