Although it is a little late, (I just found out about it today). Thought I'd post for anyone interested..
AKC Educational Match Dog Show in New Jersey
All-breed match dog show B-OC
Saturday, September 29, 2007 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
At the Hunterdon Development Center, 40 Pittstown Road, Clinton NJ
Canine fun activities include:
* All-breed dog show match for all AKC registerable breeds, 3 months or older with current vaccinations.
* AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) testing and information.
* Obedience and Rally run-throughs for more experienced exhibitors at the Sanctioned "O-C" Match.
* Agility dog demonstration.
* Therapy Dog - information and presentation will be provided.
* Dog Show procedures - A presentation explaining dog show classes, placements, and championship points and other pertinent information.
* Dog Show entry assistance - A superintendent will provide assistance on how to obtain a premium list, how to get on the superintendents' mailing list, and how to fill out an entry form.
* Handling class - Experienced handlers and owners will give handling instructions, including basic gaiting patterns and breed-specific handling tips.
* Grooming tips - Breed-specific grooming will be presented by experienced groomers, owners or handlers.
* Equipment advice - Breed-specific advice concerning leads, crates, grooming equipment etc. will be presented by experienced groomers, owners or handlers.
* Vendor - A vendor will be available for new exhibitors to purchase the recommended equipment.
* Service vendors - Reasonably priced booth space will be available for local training facilities and groomers in order to present their services to the attendees.
* Dog Club membership sign up - local dog clubs will provide information on how the public can attend club meetings with the possibility of then joining the club
* Companion Events - Limited (for time purposes) Agility, Obedience and Rally demonstrations
* Booth - A public educational booth with canine experts armed with tons of dog information.
Time: Educational programs 9 am to Noon
AKC sanctioned all-breed match starts 1 pm
All-breed match show entries 9 a.m. to Noon
Obedience and Rally Run Through starts 10 a.m.
Junior Showmanship at 12:30 p.m.
Cost: Admission is free
Match show entry $5 per dog
Obedience/Rally Run-Through $5 per run
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I'm going to be there with Guthrie. Are you going?