2020 Annual National Specialty

2020 ASTC National Specialty is CANCELLED Click Here for more information
updated April 3, 2020

How to Cancel your MB-F entries for the 2020 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

2020 Catalog Advertising due March 15, 2020
CLICK HERE for Hotel Reservations Deadline April 12, 2020
2020 National Specialty Order & Reservation Form due April 20, 2020
2020 Reserved Grooming Form due April 20, 2020
2020 National Conformation, Obedience & Rally Premium list - Entries due April 24, 2020
2020 National Agility Premium List - Entries due April 28, 2020
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CLICK HERE for Trophy & Hospitality Donations
Canine Good Citizen and Trick Dog Testing Offered

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.

Details to follow
Myrtle Beach International Airport Nearby

2020 National Specialty Show Committee & Donation Information UPDATED February 29, 2020

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Download the 2020 National Specialty Schedule CLICK HERE

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

TUESDAY, MAY 12, 2020
Agility Trial: DE Ballroom 7 am to 3 pm, Judge: Ms. Karen Wlodarski
Welcome bags assembly: Meeting Room 101 12:00 noon
Registration: 4:00 pm*
Set Up Vendor: 4:00 pm
Reserved Grooming: DE Ballroom 4:00 pm*
Meet n’ Greet Cash Bar: Pre- Function Hall of Fame 6:30 pm
*Times are tentative as agility must clear ballroom before more set-up

WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 2020
ASTC Obedience & Rally Trials #1: DE Ballroom Judge: Ted McCall
ASTC Regional #1: DE Ballroom Judge Mrs. Janet M. Allen
Board of Directors Meeting: Meeting Room 101 following regional judging

THURSDAY, MAY 14, 2020
ASTC Obedience & Rally Trials #2: DE Ballroom Judge Ted McCall
ASTC Regional #2: DE Ballroom Judge Mr. Michael J. (Mickey) Feigelson
Grooming & Handling Seminar: DE Ballroom, 7:00 pm

FRIDAY, MAY 15, 2020
Sweepstakes: DE Ballroom Judge Vicki Youngquist
Annual General Meeting ringside following Sweepstakes
Seminar: Meeting Room 101 Canine College Expert Interviews taped at 2019 National
Testing: DE Ballroom Canine Good Citizen by Beth Scorzelli 6:00 pm
Testing: DE Ballroom AKC Trick Dog by Beth Scorzelli 6:00 pm

SATURDAY, MAY 16, 2020
ASTC National Specialty: DE Ballroom Jr Showmanship Judge Adrian Agard & Conformation Judge June Penta
Awards Banquet: Meeting Room 106-107 Cash Bar 6:30 pm, Dinner 7:00 pm