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The National Specialty

March 30
April 6, 2013

La Crosse Center
La Crosse, Wisconsin

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2012 CCA National Specialty


agility information

Chair: Donna Darland -- -- 630-830-4660

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When: April 1 and 2, 2013
Where: The Family Dog Center
2930 Airport Rd.
La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601

Judge: Katherine Rudolph
Burlington, WI 53105

Trial Secretary: Robert Olson

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Minneapolis – Saint Paul International Airport
4300 Glumack Dr.
St. Paul, MN  55111

2 hours 32 minutes to the La Crosse Center

La Crosse Airport
2850 Airport Dr.
La Crosse, WI. 54601

> Shuttle service information

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Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Fee: $35. Juniors entered in showmanship $15.

"Back To The Future"
What do Phyllis Autrey, Bill Brokken, Anne Cross, Sally Futh, Pati Merrill, and Barbara Schwartz all have in common? They are part of only a handful of judges who have judged our National Specialty more than once. The opportunity to hear these individuals share their personal observations on exceptional collie virtues, individual breed impact, and general breed changes between their CCA judging assignments will prove to be an invaluable experience for all levels of collie enthusiasts. The event will include discussion between panelists with audience participation encouraged throughout and a visual presentation of various collies. We promise the seminar to be both enlightening and engaging. Make your reservation to be part of "Back to the Future."

Checks should be made payable in U.S. funds to the Collie Club of America (CCA). Please list Breed Education in the memo line. With your check, please send your name, address, phone number and email address. Confirmation and pertinent information will be forwarded electronically the week prior to the National.

Reservations open February 1, 2013.

Reservations close March 9, 2013.

Send to:
Patt Caldwell
8616 Howe Road, Wonder Lake, IL 60097

For more information, please contact:
Chair: Patt Caldwell -- --
(815) 653-2037 between 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. CST

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Chair: Sandy Vanderwerff -- -- 262-537-4633

Deadline: February 1, 2013

Color ads – $150 a page, or $250 for two facing pages (no bleeds), with a $10 charge for each photo, limit two per page.

Full-page black and white ads will be $50, with a $10 charge for each photo, limit two per page.

Please provide a SASE envelope for photo returns.

Please send all ad material to:

Sandy Vanderwerff
27517-31st Street
Salem, WI 53168

Make checks payable to 2013 Show Account.

Please be sure to send separate checks for catalog orders and advertisements.

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Chair: Sandy Vanderwerff -- -- 262-537-4633

Pre-order Deadline: March 9, 2013

  • $15 per catalog pre-ordered
  • $20 per catalog at the show

We will not be offering marked catalogs this year.

Please send all pre-orders to:
Sandy Vanderwerff
27517-31st Street
Salem, WI 53168

Make checks payable to CCA 2013 Show Account

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Collie health foundation dinner

Day auctions will be held at ringside. Night auction will follow the continental dinner to be held in the dining room upstairs of the La Crosse Center.

Continental Dinner Buffet

  • Baby Spinach with Baby Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Mozzarell and Raspberry Vinaigrette
  • Seasonal Fruit Salad
  • Greek Style Vegetable Salad
  • Parmesan Herb Crusted Haddock
  • Pork Tenderloin Medallions with Port Fig Sauce
  • Fresh Baked Rolls and Butter
  • Chef's Choice of Fresh Vegetable
  • Chef's Choice of Starch
  • Dessert
  • Coffee, Tea or Milk

$30 per person by reservation or $35 if ticket purchased at National.
$12 Children, age 10 and under.

Dinner Reservations – send check to:

Krista Hansen
1525 Minkel Road
North Java, NY 14113

Auction Donations: – contact:

Laura LaBounty at
or 603-313-9597

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community project

We will again be having a community service project for the 2013 National in La Crosse. We will be collecting and distributing children’s books to various locations such as schools, libraries and hospitals. We did this in 2008 with stuffed animal toys and it made a great impression on the city.

The convention bureau is looking for locations that would like to receive the books along with a visit from a Collie or two. We are asking all who are coming to La Crosse to bring a book or two along so that we can have a ton of books to pass out to the La Crosse children. Books for all ages
are welcome.

Not coming to La Crosse but wish to participate? You can send your books to me and I will be happy to get them to La Crosse. We know that you will take on this project with enthusiasm and generosity.

Joanne Huff
22130 Schroeder Road
Kansasville, WI 53139

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emergency services

Urgent care

Franciscan Skemp Healthcare
800 West Ave South
La Crosse, WI  54601
.16 miles from La Crosse Center

Emergency and urgent care

Mayo Clinic Health System
700 West Ave. South
La Crosse, WI  54601

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Ex-pen Rentals

Chair: Kathy and Jerry Zehetner --

Ex-pens will be available to rent for $25 for the week. At the end of the week, they will be available for purchase on a first-come, first-served basis. Ex-pens will be 36" high with 2 snaps.

Reservations will be taken, beginning February 1, 2013
Reservations will close March 9, 2013

Send reservations to:

Kathy Zehetner
9243 W. Puetz Rd.
Franklin, WI  53132

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Herding information

Chair: Dorothy Schmidt -- -- 262-781-8530

There has been a change of venue for Herding.

The new venue is:

JB Ranch
W6856 Christie Court
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538

There are links to the judging schedule and some other information at the trial secretary's website.

Herding Motels
Super 8 Motel
11200 N. Route 12
Richmond, IL.
$10 charge for dogs
3 miles from trial site

Diplomat Motel
1060 Wells Street
Lake Geneva, WI.
No charge for dogs
8 miles from trial site

Dan DeLegge, Saturday
Grayslake, IL. 60030
A- Sheep all classes
A & B - Ducks all classes – HT and PT

Scott Lucken, Sunday
Lansing IL. 604338
A – Sheep all classes
A&B – Ducks all classes – HT and PT

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Host hotel

Radisson Hotel
200 Harborview Plaza
La Crosse, WI 54601

Standard Room one king bed @ $135 Standard Room two queen beds @ $145 Poolside Room two double beds @ $145

There is complimentary shuttle from airport and Amtrak station but pets are not allowed. Two pet limit per room. Anyone who does not declare pets will be charged $200 per day for extra cleaning.

Other area hotels

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites
200 Harborview Plaza
La Crosse, WI. 54601
Single Room @ $109 Double Room @$109 Suite@$119

Courtyard By Marriott
500 Front Street
La Crosse, WI.54601
Double Room @$129

Days Hotel
101 Sky Harbor Drive
La Crosse, WI. 54603
Double Room @ $89

GrandStay Residential Suites
525 Front Street
La Crosse, WI. 54601
Single Room @ $99 Double Room @109

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Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Fee: $25 (seminar to be held in the afternoon)

The seminar is open to those who are interested in judging the Collie and who are currently AKC licensed judges or who have applied to the AKC or started the process. The seminar will include a classroom portion as well
as hands on. Mentoring will be offered each day of judging.

To register or for more information please contact:

Darci L Brown


Tom Coen

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Intersex, All Best Puppies, Best American Bred, Best Bred By - Gayle Kaye
All Bitch Classes, Brood Bitch – Michael Esch
All Dog Classes, Stud Dog – Carmen Leonard

Junior Showmanship
Michael Esch

Obedience/Rally - #1- Dianne L. Allen, #2 – Kent Delancy
Herding - #1 Dan DeLegge, #2 Scott Lucken
Agility - #1 – #2 – Katherine Rudolph

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Annual Junior Showmanship Gathering

Marjorie Tuff, Chairperson

Come join us, learn more about junior showmanship, make new friends and renew old friendships.

Open to all children ages 8-18

Annual junior’s gathering and meeting:
Thursday, April 4th
½ hour preceding judging

Location - show site, Room to be announced
Friday, April 5th
Ringside Handling Opportunity
½ hour after breed judging

Please bring a dog and some bait. Dress is casual.

Contact Person:
Patt Caldwell
8618 Howe Rd
Wonder Lake, IL 60097

815-653-2037 (after 6:00 pm CST)

Don’t forget the Top Junior presentation on Wednesday night, April 3.

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Chair: Jean Framke --

3341 192nd Street
Homewood, IL 60430

Tel.: 708-692-7404

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Most versatile collie rules

v Download the MVC rules for the 2013 National Specialty

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Motor home parking

There will be overnight motor home parking spaces at the vacant lot at the end of the block.


All vehicles must be self contained. NO hookups will be available.

John Haddon

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Roxann and Dale Heit – – 316-734-4642

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obedience and rally information

Chair: Judy Belluomini --

> Download Premium List (Conformation, Obedience, Rally, Junior Showmanship)

When: April 4 and 5, 2013
Where: The La Crosse Center

Kent Delaney, Thursday and Friday, Trial 1 and 2 Obedience
Orland Park, IL. 60467

Dianne L. Allen, Thursday and Friday, Trial 1 and 2 Rally
Kankakee,IL. 60901

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David Sombach Photography
P.O. Box 6506
Ashland, VA 23005

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> Download Premium List (Conformation, Obedience, Rally, Junior Showmanship)

CORRECTION to Premium List:  Pages 14 and 15.  With regard to "Each Participant in Veteran Classes", the Pewter Medallion offered is with a "CHF" logo, not a "CCA" logo.

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Quarter century group

Friday, April 5, 2013.

Quarter Century Collie Group Banquet will be held at the Radisson Hotel La Crosse, 200 Harborview Plaza, La Crosse, WI 54601.

Cocktails 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Buffet dinner 7:30 – 10 p.m.

Evening will include the Right Stuff Award, a Hall of Fame induction, and some highly entertaining talent provided by our very own members/guests.

Members and non-members $45. (Event is open to all).

Reservations and checks to June Morris, 2203 Edgehill Road, Louisville, KY 40205.

Deadline is Friday, March 30, 2013.

For additional information, contact Pat Jung,

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Chairs: Kathy and Jerry Zehetner --

> List of grooming reservations received (Feb. 10)

Grooming reservations will be accepted beginning February 1, 2013
and will close March 9, 2013.

There will be a limited number of free grooming spaces available on a first come, first served basis.  No ex-pens are allowed to be set up in the free grooming spaces.  Free grooming spaces will NOT include a gallon of water; water will be available for purchase.

Each reserved grooming space will be $35 for an 8x8 space. Those who wish to groom together must submit their requests together. Please make checks payable in US funds to the CCA 2013 Show Account. Funds must be enclosed with the reserved grooming reservations. Each space will be provided with a gallon of water. Additional water will be available for purchase. Shavings will be available as a Pre-Order only at $8 a bag. Please include the number of bags and money along with your grooming reservations. A limited amount of plastic and additional shavings will be available for purchase at the show site. All x-pens must have plastic at least 10” up the sides. All cancellations of grooming spaces must be received by March 24, 2013, after which time, no refunds will be made. There will be a $5 cancellation fee. Confirmation of receipt of your reserved grooming space(s) will be posted on the CCA web site on the National Specialty Page.

**Please Note**
For those bringing more than one dog, we are requesting that each space have a minimum of two dogs per space so that we can accommodate all our exhibitors.

Please include if you will require electricity for your space(s) along with your reservation.

Reserved grooming reservations will only be accepted at the following address:

Kathy Zehetner
9243 W. Puetz Rd.
Franklin, WI  53132

For Overnight carriers: You must waive the delivery signature!

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Chair: Cheryl Sulewski --

Reserved seating for conformation will be $25 for the week. These chairs will be yours for all of the daytime judging and the Top 10.

Reservations for reserved seating will open February 1, 2013.
Reservations for reserved seating will close March 9, 2013.

Mail to:

Cheryl Sulewski
W1597 Town Rd
De Pere, WI 54115

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Saturday, March 30, 2013
Herding Trial
Magic's Legacy
W1192 Hwy. B Genoa City, WI

Sunday, March 31, 2013
Herding Trial
Magic's Legacy
W1192 Hwy. B Genoa City, WI

Monday, April 1, 2013
Work day – Move in 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Agility Family Dog Center Airport Rd. La Crosse

Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Move in 6 a.m. - Judge Seminar – Breed Seminar – Welcome Party 6 p.m.
Agility Family Dog Center Airport Rd. La Crosse, WI

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
8 a.m. Opening Ceremonies – Conformation – Board Meeting after Judging – Invitational Party - Invitational Exhibition 7 p.m.

Thursday, April 4, 2013
8 a.m. Conformation – Obedience – Rally Trials – Juniors Seminar 1 hour after judging – Collie Health Foundation Dinner and Auction

Friday, April 5, 2013
8 a.m. Conformation - Obedience – Rally Trials – Juniors Seminar and Party
Smooth Best of Variety – Quarter Century Collie Group Banquet

Saturday, April 6, 2013
8 a.m. Conformation – Junior Judging – Most Versatile Collie Award
Rough Best of Variety – Best of Breed – Annual Meeting

Sunday, April 7, 2013
Clean Up – Move out by 10:00 a.m.

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National Show Chairperson
Martha Ramer –
Darci Brown –

Host Show Chairperson
John Haddon – – 262-594-2476

Reserved Seating
Cheryl Sulewski – – 920-833-2242

Robert Myers -

Joanne Huff – – 262-878-3580

Catalog Sales
Sandy Vanderwerff – – 262-537-4633

Lynn Meyers –

National Invitational
Roxann and Dale Heit – – 316-734-4642
Welcome Party
Mike and Cindy Poturalski – – 815-648-2263

Obedience and Rally Chairperson
Judy Belluimini - - 847-362-8742

Herding Chairperson
Dorothy Schmidt – – 262-781-8530

Agility Chairperson
Donna Darland – – 630-830-4660

Robert Myers -

Laura Rizzo – – 847-470-9045

Chief Ring Steward (Conformation)
Mary Murphy –

John Haddon – – 262-594-2476

Reserved Grooming
Kathy and Jerry Zehetner –– 414-529-2696

Jean Framke –
3341 192nd Street
Homewood, IL 60430
Tel.: 708-692-7404

Gary Jordan –

Jeanne Bast

Ex Pen Rental
Kathy and Jerry Zehetner – – 414-529-2696

National Show Chair Liaison for Performance
Sue Larson –

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Conformation, Juniors, Obedience, Rally
Foy Trent Dog Shows LLC

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SHuttle services

Go Carefree Shuttle
PO. Box 5845
Rochester, MN. 55903

Minneapolis - St. Paul International Airport to La Crosse
Drop off at Days Inn Hotel or Guest Only at Holiday Inn, Radisson Hotel,
and Courtyard Marriot

Dogs are allowed if they are in a pet carrier for a fee of $10. Two pieces of luggage are allowed with a carry on. Added pieces are subject to space availability for a fee of $10 per piece.

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state and club baskets

To add to the fun of the National we continue the tradition of the State Basket silent auction. A portion of the proceeds to go to Collie Rescue.

The Baskets can represent your state, club or group. Foreign visitors are encouraged to submit a basket representing their country or area. The more the merrier!

Rules of the game:

1) No perishables;

2) Please do an itemized list of the basket contents as this
makes it easier for bidders;

3) Arrange transportation to the National for your basket.

And one more thing! We would like some part of your basket to represent a breeder or a kennel that figures prominently in your state or club's history to fulfill the theme, “River of Dreams.”

For foreign visitors, contact John if you need a basket. They will be made available for a small fee.

John Haddon

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Chair: Joanne Huff --

Trophies provided by Mosaics By Yvette

Conformation and Junior Showmanship
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Chair: Robert Myers --

Vendor space will cost $200 for CCA members and $300 for non-members. Each space will be 10 X 10 and include an 8' table and 2 chairs. Electricity will be available. Vendors must bring their own heavy duty extension cords and duct tape.

Vendor contract
v Download vendor contract

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Veterinary Services

La Crosse Veterinary Clinic
2128 State Road 16
La Crosse WI. 54601
4.6 miles from the La Crosse Center

Hillside Animal Hospital
W5706 Hwy. 33 State Road
La Crosse WI. 54601
4.2 miles from the La Crosse Center

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Video services

This show will be professionally video recorded. No other commercial video recording, video recording from a tripod mounted camera, or any video recording of large segments of the show will be permitted.

Submission of an entry form and/or physical presence on the show grounds shall constitute both implied and real consent for both the handler and their dog to be video recorded.

Commercial video recording, video recording from a tripod mounted camera, or any video recording of large segments of the show shall require permission in advance, and in writing, from the club.

Show Dog Video Pros
Irvin B. Krukenkamp, MD
South Berwick, ME. 03908

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Visiting hours

More information to follow

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Welcome party

There will be a welcome party on Tuesday, April 2 at 6 p.m. Cash Bar will be available.

Please RSVP to:
Mike and Cindy Poturalski

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