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- Hotel Cancellation Info
- MB-F DOG SHOW ENTRY CANCELLATION GUIDANCE
- Show Chair
- Corporate Sponsors
- Premium Lists and Inserts
- Catalog Advertising
- Trophy Donations
- Lunch and Dinner Reservations
- Three-Day Reserved Seating Advanced Purchase
- “New Guidance” Grooming Area Information
- Purina Farms Information
- RV Parking Information and Request Form
- Just Groom a Poodle!
- Mailed Catalog
- Parade of Breed Champions & Parade of Companion/Performance Titleholders
- Show Dog Video Pros
- Annual PCA Foundation Seminar
- PCA Foundation Health Testing
- Eye and Heart Clinic
- PCA Fund Raising Live Auction
Purina Farms has posted on their website the decision to cancel all public events through April 30, 2020. The next PCA at Purina Farms will be held on April 22 – 30, 2021. The Hunt Events are scheduled on April 22nd – 25th, Agility on April 26th, Obedience/Rally on April 27th and Conformation on April 28th – 30th.
I have already provided the MB-F Guidance on how to obtain a refund for your entries fees for 2020 – you must contact MB-F prior to the entry closing date of 12:00 NOON (EDT), Thursday, April 2, 2020 and have provided you the hotel reservation information for the Wildwood Hotel and the Holiday Inn at Six Flags.
PCA Fund Raising: All will be transferred to 2021 unless you wish to cancel at which time you will lose your space.
All checks received will be shredded by March 28th unless you request otherwise. Credit Card purchases made through the PCA Website will be refunded.
The 2021 PCA Theme will remain the same – “Join Us At The Hop” and YES, you may keep all those great outfits for our Retro Dress Contest!
All 2020 dedications will be posted in the 2021 PCA Catalog.
The Committee Teams are: First Thirty-four People to Enter the Building, Terri Meyers, firstname.lastname@example.org; First Two Rows of the RV Parking, Wallace Davis, email@example.com. Vendors: Bruce Swift, firstname.lastname@example.org; Catalog Advertising: Marion Epperson, email@example.com; Trophy Donations: Patti Jason, firstname.lastname@example.org; Reserved Seating: Janet Lange Moses, email@example.com; Refer to the PCA Premium List for Lunches & Dinner Reservations: Luann Wilkinson; Hunt Dinner: Beth White and Official Mailed Catalog: Ann Wheeler.
I am available for any questions.
Ms. Judy C. Cooksey
PCA National Show Chairman
Hotel Cancellation Info
The Wildwood Hotel
The Wildwood Hotel would first like to Thank You for allowing us to host you while you participate in the events at Purina Farms. We understand at this time that those events scheduled for March and April have been postponed or canceled and that most of you will no longer be traveling to the area. If you have a reservation and are still planning on traveling to the area please call the hotel or email firstname.lastname@example.org by March 14, 2020 to hold that reservation. If we do not receive a call we will assume that your travel plans have changed due to the cancellation of your event and will cancel all remaining reservations on Saturday, March 14, 2020.
Jennifer Warren Corporate Sales Manager
Holiday Inn at Six Flags
On behalf of the Holiday Inn at Six Flags St. Louis, we would like to reach out to you as a valued guest. We are proud to be a part of the Dog Show Community and appreciate your business.
We understand your organization and Purina Farms are taking the necessary precautions to keep everyone safe and healthy with the concern of the Coronavirus. For all dog show reservations in the group block occurring in March and April 2020 we are refunding any $100 deposits already paid and canceling all reservations under the group block. If you are still traveling to our hotel and want to keep your reservation you will need to contact us by March 23, 2020, otherwise it will be canceled. If you did not book the group rate through the hotel directly, you will need to contact us or the third party through which you made the reservation.
Take care and stay healthy. We look forward to seeing you when your show reschedules.
The Staff at Holiday Inn at Six Flags
MB-F DOG SHOW ENTRY CANCELLATION GUIDANCE
The message below is from Mr. Fred Lyman, Treasurer, MB-F, Inc. regarding MB-F Dog Show Entry Cancellation Guidance.
Also, as noted in the PCA Premium List, General Information & Show Rules, Page 15, PCA Entries close at the MB-F’s Office 12:00 NOON (EDT), Thursday, April 2, 2020 …. after which time entries cannot be accepted, canceled or changed, except as provided for in Chapter 11, Section 6 of the Dog Show Rules.
Since the entries for your event have not closed, exhibitors can cancel their entries by sending up a written statement that they wish to cancel either by U.S. Postal Service mail or email to email@example.com. They should include the Variety, dog’s name, dog’s registration number in the message.
Sorry that this has all come to be. Hopefully, this will pass quickly and everyone can get back to life.
Stay Well and Stay Safe,
Fred J Lyman, Treasurer
Catalog Advertising………………………..Monday, March 2nd
Trophy Donations…………………………..Monday, March 2nd
RV Parking Request………………………..Monday, March 23rd
Grooming Request…………………………Wednesday, March 25th
Parades……………………………………………Thursday, March 26th
Event Closing………………………………….Thursday, April 2nd
Lunch/Dinner Reservations…………..Thursday, April 2nd
Field Dinner Reservations……………..Thursday, April 2nd
Reserved Seating……………………………..Friday, April 10th
Grooming Contest……………………………Monday, April 13th
(704) 353-6228 Day
(704) 325-3734 Evening
Photos available for purchase: hollowayphoto.com
(Only the Official Photographers may take win pictures.)
Show Dog Video Pros
Irvin B. Krukenkamp, MD
The Poodle Club of America is pleased to announce our 2020 Judging Panel for our National Specialty, Purina Farms, April 16-24, 2020.
Mr. Randy E. Garren – TOY POODLES – REGULAR, NON-REGULAR CLASSES & BEST OF VARIETY OWNER-HANDLED
Mr. Dana L. Plonkey – MINIATURE POODLES – REGULAR, NON-REGULAR CLASSES,J UNIOR SHOWMANSHIP COMPETITION & BEST OF VARIETY OWNER-HANDLED
Mr. Edd E. Bivin – STANDARD POODLES – REGULAR, NON-REGULAR CLASSES & BEST OF VARIETY OWNER-HANDLED
Mrs. Doris Cozart – INTERVARIETY COMPETITION & BEST OF BREED COMPETITION
Mrs. Maureen Peteler – 4 & UNDER 6 MONTHS PUPPY COMPETITION & VETERAN SWEEPSTAKES CLASSES
Mr. Jack MacGillivray – PERFORMANCE SWEEPSTAKES CLASSES
Ms. Terri Meyers– PERFORMANCE SWEEPSTAKES CLASSES
Dr. Robert H. Knight – NOVICE A, NOVICE B, BEGINNER NOVICE A, BEGINNER NOVICE B & PREFERRED NOVICE
Mrs. Cathryn A. Knight – OPEN A, OPEN B, GRADUATE NOVICE & PREFERRED OPEN
Miss Bonnie Lee – UTILITY A, UTILITY B, GRADUATE OPEN, VERSATILITY & PREFERRED UTILITY
Non-Regular Obedience Classes to be assigned after the closing of entries.
Dr. Norine E. Noonan – ALL RALLY CLASSES
Mr. Michael Teb – NOVICE A., NOVICE B, OPEN, EXCELLENT, MASTER & T2B
Mrs. Terri Dietrich– Junior, Senior, Master
Ms. Heidi Wszolek – Junior, Senior, Master
Working Certificate and Working Certificate Excellent Tests
Mrs. Terri Dietrich – Land, Water
Ms. Heidi Wszolek– Land, Water
Ms. Shawn Nies – TR
Mr. Jeff Whitsitt – TX
Mr. Jack E. Sappenfield, II – TR/TX
Ms. Susan Sarracino-Deihi
Mr. Robert Deihi
Spaniel Hunt Tests
Ms. Susan Sarracino-Deihi
Mr. Robert Deihi
Premium Lists and Inserts
Deadline for catalog advertising is Monday, March 2, 2020 – No Exceptions
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 Monday March 2, 2020 to:
Marion Epperson, 3757 Heatherbrook Trl, Vale, NC 28168
Phone: (704) 325-3734
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 the 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
The 2020 PCA National Specialty Show will soon be upon us and as you know, the PCA Trophy Fund is the sole resource that 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 2020 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.
Lunch and Dinner Reservations
Download Menu and Information
Download Hunt Test Dinner Menu and Information
Download Hunt Test Dinner Form
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 10th, 2020. 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!
“New Guidance” Grooming Area Information
GROOMING AREA SETUP FOR CONFORMATION “ONLY” EXHIBITORS
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Admission to the Purina Event Center for conformation exhibitors begins on Tuesday, April 21, with the WINNERS OF THE 2020 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 SHORTLY AFTER THE AUCTION WINNERS HAVE ENTERED. 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 25, 2020 will be assigned setup numbers by random draw conducted by an Independent Agent as soon after the deadline as practical. Forms received after March 25, 2020 will be assigned numbers as they are received. No setup number will be available by Email or mail after April 4, 2020. 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 “THREE” FORMS IN A REGULAR BUSINESS OR LETTER SIZE ENVELOPE.
- Setup Forms sent in envelopes of other sizes will be drawn after all others!
Setup Committee: Terri Meyers (Chairperson)
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:
2020 PCA Conformation Grooming Setup
1741 85 Street N.E., Monticello, MN 55362-3108
For Questions contact Terri Meyers at firstname.lastname@example.org
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
RV Parking Information and Request 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 2020 RV Parking Sites A1 through B17 were auctioned off at the 2019 PCA Specialty Show. The 2021 Live Auction will take place following the Regular Dog Classes on Wednesday, April 22nd. The remainder of the 2021 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 23rd, will be assigned a site number by random draw. Forms received after March 23rd will be assigned a site number as they are received. You will be notified of your site number via Email. PLEASE WRITE YOUR EMAIL 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.
All sites on the ground will be charged a parking fee and will be assigned a parking site number.
2020 RV Auction Winners complete the RV Request Form and mail with your payment of $40.00 per night stay by March 23rd.
Please write 2020 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.
Just Groom a Poodle!
7th Annual Grooming Competition & Fundraiser
Monday, April 20th starting at 10:00 am
Entry fee is $50
Deadline to enter Monday, April 13th.
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: Kelly Knight NCMG & Irina (Pina) Pinkusevich NCMG
Artero USA, Andis, Wahl, PawMat, Irina Pinkusevich NCMG, Dog Spot Groomery & Dog Fashion Spa
Prizes will be awarded for the first, second & third placement in each division.
The Official Mailed Catalogs for 2020!
Even if you can’t attend in April, you can still have your own 2020 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
Parade of Companion/Performance Title Holders
Parade of Champions
4-6 month Puppy Class
Plus Kennel, Affiliate Club and Vendor Ads with great photos!
Parade of Breed Champions & Parade of Companion/Performance Titleholders
Deadline is March 26th
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.
Show Dog Video Pros
Even if you can’t make it to the 2020 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:
Annual PCA Foundation Seminar
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
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 our keynote presentation. This year we are very pleased to welcome Dawna Voelkl, DVM, DACT, Associate Teaching Professor of Theriogenology at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine, speaking on Canine Herpes Virus Infection: Not Just Fading Puppies; Expanding Your genetic Options through Advanced Breeding Techniques; and News Flashes: The Latest updates on Canine Reproduction. A trifecta of important information for breeders in this rapidly evolving field! We expect lots of audience questions, so in addition to answering as many as time allows at the seminar, Dr. Voelkl will also spend the rest of the day at Purina Farms so she can talk informally with breeders.
PCA Foundation Health Testing
Monday, April 20th – Friday, April 24th
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
Eye and Heart Clinic
Tuesday, April 21st
9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Service Center (by RV Campsites)
OFA Eye: $35.00
OFA Heart: $150.00
(auscultation and echocardiography):
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 22nd
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.