2022 ASTC National Specialty

This page has been UPDATED on May 2, 2022


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2022 ASTC National Specialty June 6-11, 2022
  • Rally
  • Obedience
  • 2 Regional Specialties
  • Agility nearby on June 7
  • LOCATION (Details to follow, when making reservations please specify you are with the American Shih Tzu Club)
    Holiday Inn Route 66 | St Louis, MO


    Tentative Schedule of Events (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
    Superintendent: Foy Trent Dog Shows EXCEPT FOR AGILITY. Agility Supt: Beth Scorzelli
    Show Committee and Catalog Advertising Deadline: May 1, 2022
    National Specialty Order and Reservation Form Deadline May 23
    Specialty RV Parking Form
    National Specialty Premium List
    National Specialty Agility Premium List


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    TUESDAY, June 7, 2022
  • ASTC Agility Trial ~ 7:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. Dog Sports at Kim’s 1951 Townsley Lane, Caseyville, IL 62232 (Facility is now Air Conditioned)
    Judge: Christie Bowers
  • Welcome Bags Assembly ~ 12:00 Noon Storage & Office
  • Registration opens ~ 4:00 P.M.~ Concourse
  • Set-Up Vendors ~12:00 P.M.
  • Meet n’ Greet Cash Bar ~ 6:00 P.M.~ Concourse

  • WEDNESDAY, June 8, 2022
  • ASTC Obedience/Rally Trials #1 Cadillac Ballroom Judge: Mr. Rick Cox
  • ASTC Regional #1 ~ Cadillac Ballroom Judge: Mr. George Milutinovich
  • Board of Directors Meeting following regional judging ~ Mustang Room

  • THURSDAY, June 9, 2022
  • ASTC Obedience/Rally Trials #2 Cadillac Ballroom Judge: Mr. Rick Cox
  • ASTC Regional #2 ~ Cadillac Ballroom Judge: Mrs. Tammy K. Jackson
  • Grooming & Handling Seminar ~ 7:00 P.M.~ Cadillac Ballroom

  • FRIDAY, June 10, 2022
  • Sweepstakes ~ Cadillac Ballroom Judge: Mrs. Mandy Carlson
  • Annual General Meeting ringside following Sweepstakes
  • Testing: Canine Good Citizen & AKC Trick Dog Judge: Beth Scorzelli 6:00 P.M. Cadillac Ballroom
  • Judges Education 7:00 P.M.~ Monte Carlo/Riviera

  • SATURDAY, June 11, 2022
  • ASTC National Specialty ~ Cadillac Ballroom Judge: Mr. Joe C. Walton
  • Junior Showmanship Judge: Mr. Adrian Agard
  • Awards Banquet ~ Riviera Ballroom Cash Bar ~ 6:00 P.M. Dinner ~7:00 P.M.


  • The ASTC will follow the Covid-19 guidance of the CDC as well as local, state and federal requirements.

    NEW TO DOG SHOWS? Download this New Exhibitor Orientation Brochure
    CLICK HERE and plan to come join us for a fun time!

    OWNER HANDLER? CLICK HERE for some of the reasons to attend your National Specialty

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