2020 Annual National Specialty

The 2020 ASTC National Specialty will be May 12-16, 2020

At the Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center | 2101 N Oak Street, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

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Rooms are $119.00/day + 3% Facilities Fee and 13% Tax. Parking and wireless internet services are FREE.
$50.00 non refundable fee for rooms with dogs up to a total weight of 75 pounds. $10.00 per person for triple and quadruple occupancy.
Group rate available for 3 day pre and post event. (subject to availability) | Deadline for Reservations at the Group Rate is April 12, 2020. Reservations must be cancelled 72 hours in advance to avoid a 1 night penalty.

There will be 2 ASTC Regional and 1 National Specialty PLUS 2 Obedience and Rally Competitions.*
Agility Competition* will also be held in the hotel ballroom.
* subject to AKC Approval

Details to follow
Myrtle Beach International Airport Nearby

2020 National Specialty Show Committee & Donation Information UPDATED November 2, 2019

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Tentative Schedule (more details to follow)
Schedule of Events | (Subject to change)

TUESDAY, MAY 12, 2020
Agility Trial, 7 am to 3 pm, Judge: Ms. Karen Wlodarski, Johns Island, SC
Setup, including assembly of welcome bags
Registration opens at 4 pm
Meet n’ Greet/Party, 6:30 pm until ???

Obedience/Rally Trials #1, 7 am to 1 pm, Judge: Ted McCall, Fairview, NC
Regional #1, 1 pm. Judge: Mr. Michael J. (Mickey) Feigelson, Palm Springs, CA
Board Meeting

THURSDAY, MAY 14, 2020
Obedience/Rally Trials #2, 7 am to 1 pm, Judge: Ted McCall, Fairview, NC
ASTC Regional #2, 1 pm. Judge: Mrs. Janet M. Allen, Pt. Rayes Sta., CA
Grooming & Handling Seminar, Ballroom, 7 pm

FRIDAY, MAY 15, 2020
Sweepstakes: 10 am, Judge: Vicki Youngquist, Loganville, GA
Annual General Meeting ringside following Sweepstakes
Seminar: Canine College Expert Interviews – How has our breed changed and what should breeders and judges be looking for?
Judges Education Seminar, including hands-on, Kristi Mann

SATURDAY, MAY 16, 2020
ASTC National Specialty: 10 am, Judge: Mrs. June A. Penta, Greensburg, PA
Jr Showmanship Judge: Adrian Agard, Mililani, HI
Awards Banquet. Cash Bar 6:30 pm, Dinner 7 pm