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- Let the fun begin!
- JUDGE CHANGE
- Due to health reasons, Mr. Johnny R. Shoemaker will be replacing Mr. Luc Boileau in judging miniature poodles.
- Show Chair
- Corporate Sponsors
- Meet our Vendors
- Premium List and Inserts
- RV Parking Request Information and Form
- Grooming Information
- Purina Farms Information
- Important Deadlines
- Catalog Advertising
- Trophy Donations
- Parade of Breed Champions & Parade of Companion/Performance Titleholders
- Three-Day Reserved SeatingAdvanced Purchase
- Just Groom a Poodle!
- PCA Raffle
- Hat Contest
- Mailed Catalog
- Show Dog Video Pros
- PCA Foundation Seminar
- PCA Foundation Health Testing
- Eye Clinic
- PCA Fund Raising Live Auction
Let the fun begin!
Hats Off To Poodles!
Due to health reasons, Mr. Johnny R. Shoemaker will be replacing Mr. Luc Boileau in judging miniature poodles.
Premium List and Inserts
RV Parking Request Information and Form
RV Parking begins on Sunday, April 14th at 12:00pm
All RVs must be out of the Purina RV Sites on Saturday, April 20 by 9:00 A.M.
The 2019 RV Parking Sites A1 through B17 were auctioned off at the 2018 PCA Specialty Show. The 2020 Live Auction will take place following the Regular Dog Classes on Wednesday, April 17th. The remainder of the 2019 RV Parking Site Requests will be selected by random draw. Parking sites C1 through D21 will be assigned for five nights stay followed by multiple nights then single night stay.
RV Parking Forms received by March 18, will be assigned a site number by random draw. Forms received after March 18 will be assigned a site number as they are received. You will be notified of your site number via Email, PLEASE WRITE YOUR E-MAIL ADDRESS CLEARLY.
Please include your payment of $40.00 per night in the form of a check or money order, payable to PCA in U.S. funds – NO CREDIT CARDS.
Purina Farms has changed their RV Parking Policy and all sites on the ground will be charged a parking fee and will be assigned a parking site number.
2019 RV Auction Winners complete the RV Request Form and mail with your payment of $40.00 per night stay by March 18th.
Please write 2019 Auction Winner on the outside of the envelope.
For questions, please contact the 2019 PCA RV Parking Co-Chairs, Keith Burbank, Email: email@example.com, Phone: (256) 627-6570 or Wallace Davis, (256) 710-6009.
Admission to the Purina Event Center for conformation exhibitors begins on Tuesday, April 16, with the WINNERS OF THE 2019 AUCTION entering first at 6:30 A.M. in setup number order. Any auction winner not present at 6:30 A.M. will lose his/her setup number selection. ALL OTHER CONFORMATION EXHIBITORS will be admitted in setup number order, no earlier than 7:00 A.M. and no later that 8:00 A.M. Tuesday.
Those exhibitors arriving at the show without a setup number can obtain one at The Great Hall from 6:30 A.M. to 9:00 A.M. Tuesday. Late arrivals will be accommodated.
TO RECEIVE A SETUP NUMBER BY E-MAIL OR MAIL, DOWNLOAD AND COMPLETE THE GROOMING REQUEST FORM.
All Setup Forms received by March 18, 2019 will be assigned setup numbers by random draw conducted by an Independent Agent as soon after the deadline as practical. Forms received after March 18, 2019 will be assigned numbers as they are received. No setup number will be available by Email or mail after March 28, 2019. PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:
- Names submitted on Setup Forms must be those of exhibitors/agents exhibiting in this show.
- No duplicate names, please. The Setup Committee will assign only one setup number per exhibitor.
- SEND NO MORE THAN FIVE FORMS IN A REGULAR BUSINESS OR LETTER SIZE ENVELOPE.
- Setup Forms sent in envelopes of other sizes will be drawn after all others!
If you wish to receive your Setup Number by “MAIL”, include a self addressed & stamped envelope with your completed Setup Form. If you wish to receive your Setup Number by “E-Mail”, include your E-mail address. Mail to:
Purina Farms Information
Convenience Stores and other Necessities Near Purina Farms
Dining Options in the Purina Farms Area
Emergency Contacts in the Purina Farms Area
Layout of the Purina Center
Layout of Purina Farms Grounds
Lodging in the Purina Farms Area
Pet Information for Purina Farms and Beyond
RV Layout of Purina Farms
Catalog Advertising – Due to Cathy Catelain …………………..February 25, 2019
New Address: 3757 Heatherbrook Trail, Vale, NC 28168
Trophy Donation – Due to Patti Jason ……………………………..February 25, 2019
6660 Warner Rd, Saline, MI, 48176
Premium List will be Mailed by MB-F approximately on… February 14, 2019
PCA Entry Closing Date and Time…………………………..March 28, 2019, Noon
Deadline for catalog advertising is Monday, Febuary 25, 2019
The National Specialty Catalog is a very effective way for you to reach an audience of more than 1,000 Poodle Exhibitors, Breeders, Handlers, Judges and Poodle lovers from all over the U.S. and more than 25 foreign countries
Affiliate Club Ads………………………………………$50.00
Full Page with Photo (Back and White)… $65.00 (measures 4 ½ by 7 3/16ths)
Each additional Photo……………………………….$15.00
Full Page text only…………………………………….$55.00
Half Page, Text only…………………………………..$50.00 (measures 4 ½ by 3 9/16ths)
- Payment can be made by personal check. All Payments MUST be in U.S. funds payable to PCA.
- Or by credit card at the PCA Online Store. (www.poodleclubofamerica.org)
- FULL PAYMENT must accompany your ad
- All completed forms and ad materials must be received, by Saturday , February 23, 2019 to:
Cathy Catelain, 3757 Heatherbrook Trl, Vale, NC 28168
Phone: (847) 875-3527
TO ENSURE THAT YOUR AD IS PRINTED ACCURATELY; PLEASE FOLLOW THESE GUIDELINES
- You may submit your ad copy on a separate sheet of paper with photos. Or, you may submit a camera ready ad, but an Ad Copy Form must accompany all submissions.
- Your name, address and Poodle variety MUST be on the Ad Copy Form
- Please attach your name, address and Poodle’s name and Variety on the back of any photos submitted to ensure return to you. Attach photos to the Advertising Copy Form with paper clips, not staples
- Guidelines for Submitting Catalog Advertising Material to MB-F, Inc.: http://www.infodog.com/help/guidelines.htm
Deadline for Trophy Donations is Monday, Febuary 25, 2019
The 2019 PCA National Specialty Show will soon be upon us and as you know, the PCA Trophy Fund is the sole resource which provides the financial support to make the award of trophies, medallions and cash prizes for our winners possible. Thanks to your continued generosity, so let’s work to make 2019 even better.
We have made it easier to make a Trophy Fund Donation online using your credit card. By paying using your credit card, our Trophy Fund administration is greatly reduced, so please consider using this feature. If you prefer, however, we will always welcome your cash donations paid via check.
Parade of Breed Champions & Parade of Companion/Performance Titleholders
Deadline is March 28th
Entry fee is $30
By March 28th, send up to a 50-word Parade Resume to:
Denise Agre-Gill, 1655 county Rd. 258, Fulton, MO 65251 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coat clips must be in accordance with the Breed Standard. Dogs with an AKC Hunting Title or PCA Working Certificate may be exhibited in short hunting trim.
Any poodle with an AKC Obedience, Tracking, Agility, Hunting or Rally Title or with any PCA Working Certificate (WC or WCX) or PCA Upland
Certificate are eligible for the Performance Parade.
The entry blank must have “Performance Parade” on it and mailed with entry fee to MB-F, Inc.
Each entrant in the Parade will receive a Rosette with dog’s name imprinted.
The entry form must indicate “Conformation Parade” or Performance Parade” AND MAILED WITH ENTRY FEE TO MB-F, INC.
Resumes for Parades will not be accepted at the show grounds.
Three-Day Reserved Seating
Same low price! All three days for just $75.00!
All reserved seats are front-row at ringside!
All reserved seats are front-row seats. Sorry – seats for fewer than three days cannot be reserved in advance. Unsold seats, if any, will be available for purchase at the show at a slightly higher price.
Reserved ringside seating is $75.00 per seat for Wednesday through Friday. Payment for all reservations must be received by Friday, April 5th, 2019. Payments for confirmed reservations are not refundable. All seat tickets must be picked up at the show; none will be mailed.
ALL RESERVATIONS FOR RESERVED SEATING FOR THE
2019 POODLE CLUB OF AMERICA NATIONAL
WILL BE MAIL-IN ONLY!
Just Groom a Poodle!
6th Annual Grooming Competition & Fundraiser
Monday, April 15th starting at 10:00am
Entry fee is $50
Deadline to enter Monday, April 1st.
Groom any poodle variety in any of the following clips: Continental, HCC, English Saddle, Puppy Clip, Scandinavian, Secondary Puppy Clip, German Clip or Sporting Trim.
Poodle feet & faces can be clipped prior to the competition. You will be allotted the following times: Toy ~ 1 hour 45 minutes, Miniature – 2 hours, Standard – 2 hours 30 minutes.
Trims with spray up will be allotted an additional 15 minutes. An assistant can help hold your dog for spray up during that 15 minute time slot.
Competitors will be judged by nationally renowned award winning judges: Olga Zabelinskaya & Vero DaSylva MPS Meritus
Artero USA, Andis, Wahl, Advet, & Dog Fashion Spa
Prizes will be awarded for the first, second & third placement in each division.
New location! Raffle will be with the vendors.
The Official Mailed Catalogs* for 2019!
Even if you can’t attend in April, you can still have your own 2019 Official Catalog!!!
Only $40 (US/Domestic shipping included) and
Only $45 (International shipping included)
The Official Catalog includes the following events:
The National Specialty Show
Veterans Sweepstakes 2019
Parade of Companion/Performance Title Holders
Parade of Champions
4-6 month Puppy Class
Plus Kennel, Affiliate Club and Vendor Ads with great photos!
Show Dog Video Pros
Even if you can’t make it to the 2019 PCA National Specialty, you can still view the Conformation Events – LIVE – via Streaming Video on your computer.
With worldwide coverage and a little technology, you can view the action “real time” via your computer.
To see sample video, test your computer capability and subscribe to this special offer, visit:
PCA Foundation Seminar
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Founder’s Room, Purina Farms Event Center
8:00 A.M. Registration
8:30 A.M. to 11:30 A.M.
Introduction and Research updates followed by keynote speaker Pat Hastings presenting A GLIMPSE OF STRUCTURE IN ACTION: THE MAKINGS OF A DURABLE POODLE. Pat Hastings PCAF seminar will focus on the state-of-the-breed in Poodles.
1:00 PM. to 2:30 P.M.
STRUCTURE IN ACTION continued, Service Center (by RV Campsites). Pat will evaluate structure of some adult Poodles who are performance prospects or who have sustained performance injuries.
PCA Foundation Health Testing
Monday, April 15 – Friday, April 19th
9:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon
PCA Foundation Table
DNA tests offered at special prices will include:
vWD, Neonatal Encephalopathy, Degenerative Myelopathy and Miniature Poodle Dwarfism
National Specialty discounts will also be offered on:
OptiGen test kits for prced-PRA, rcd4-PRA and DB/RD
Tuesday, April 16th
9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Service Center (by RV Campsites)
Pre-Register for appointments on Monday at the PCA Foundation Table.
Walk-ins are welcome if clinic slots are still available.
PCA Fund Raising Live Auction
Wednesday, April 17th
Great Hall, Purina Event Center
The Auction will take place immediately following the Regular Dog Classes for the first 34 people to enter the building and the first two rows of the RV Parking Spaces.