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2003 NASS Event Evaluation Results

The 2003 NASS hosting club (Carolina German Shepherd Working Dog Club) recently asked for feedback from attendees, participants, handlers, breeders, and spectators to help support the event directors in continuing to improve future events by filling out the 2003 NASS Event Evaluation. We received 106 responses between 12/02/03 and 12/23/03. Your feedback will help us make future events better and safer for everyone.

Thank you very much for your input!

Richard Agee
2003 NASS Show Chairman
President of the Carolina German Shepherd Working Dog Club
Tel. (704) 541-9999 work, Tel. (704) 875-1919 evening, Fax. (704) 541-6576
E-Mail: CGSWDC@aol.com http://www.cgswdc.com


1. Have you attended or participated in previous GSDCA-WDA North American Sieger Shows not including the 2003 NASS event? If yes, how many times?
  Response Percent Response Total
  0
38.7% 41
  1
21.7% 23
  2
13.2% 14
  3-5
16% 17
  6 or more
12.3% 13
Total Respondents   106
(skipped this question)   0
2. What was your principal business during 2003 NASS?
  Response Percent Response Total
  Breeder
53.3% 56
  Handler
35.2% 37
  Protection Helper
1% 1
  Spectator
43.8% 46
  VIP (judge, official, etc.)
1% 1
  Other
35.2% 37
Total Respondents   105
(skipped this question)   1
3. Entry Form
Excellent Good Sufficient Poor Response Total
Filling out the entry form was
70% (66) 29% (27) 1% (1) 0% (0) 94
Providing electronic PDF form submission was
75% (69) 24% (22) 1% (1) 0% (0) 92
Mailing/handling the entry form was
70% (65) 28% (26) 1% (1) 1% (1) 93
Documentation requirements and guidelines were
69% (66) 23% (22) 6% (6) 1% (1) 95
The official entry form deadline of 17 Oct. 2003 was
54% (53) 40% (39) 6% (6) 0% (0) 98
Total Respondents   99
(skipped this question)   7
4. How do you rate the work of the protection helpers?
  Response Percent Response Total
    Excellent
45.5% 46
    Good
45.5% 46
    Sufficient
5.9% 6
    Poor
3% 3
Total Respondents   101
(skipped this question)   5
5. Show Grounds
Excellent Good Sufficient Poor Response Total
Overall safety
58% (59) 34% (35) 5% (5) 3% (3) 102
Venue quality and appearance
69% (70) 28% (29) 3% (3) 0% (0) 102
Cleanliness
72% (73) 24% (24) 3% (3) 1% (1) 101
Show ring design on Friday 11/07/03
73% (72) 25% (25) 2% (2) 0% (0) 99
Show ring design on Sunday 11/09/03
57% (55) 36% (35) 5% (5) 2% (2) 97
Directions and signs to show grounds
68% (68) 24% (24) 7% (7) 1% (1) 100
Parking
50% (50) 38% (38) 12% (12) 1% (1) 101
Total Respondents   105
(skipped this question)   1
6. Consession and Vendors
Excellent Good Sufficient Poor Response Total
Food/drinks selection
11% (11) 41% (41) 33% (33) 16% (16) 101
Food/drinks pricing
12% (12) 40% (40) 36% (36) 12% (12) 100
Vendors' selection
13% (13) 46% (46) 36% (36) 6% (6) 101
Vendors' presentation
20% (20) 54% (55) 23% (23) 3% (3) 101
Total Respondents   103
(skipped this question)   3
7. Pre/Post Event Activities
Excellent Good Sufficient Poor Response Total
Check-in/registration operations
51% (49) 34% (33) 13% (13) 2% (2) 97
Design and use of website
67% (68) 31% (31) 1% (1) 1% (1) 101
Self-adhesive numbered bibs for dog handlers
45% (45) 31% (31) 14% (14) 9% (9) 99
Show catalog
72% (71) 23% (23) 3% (3) 2% (2) 99
Food and amenities in Statesville, NC
46% (45) 41% (40) 12% (12) 0% (0) 97
Sponsor recognition/appreciation
43% (42) 52% (50) 5% (5) 0% (0) 97
Host hotel accommodations
49% (46) 44% (41) 4% (4) 2% (2) 93
Total Respondents   104
(skipped this question)   2
8. Awards Presentation
Excellent Good Sufficient Poor Response Total
Timely
41% (39) 52% (49) 6% (6) 1% (1) 95
Depth of awards (Five 1st place cup trophies and medals)
57% (55) 36% (35) 5% (5) 2% (2) 97
Opening and closing ceremony
45% (43) 51% (49) 4% (4) 0% (0) 96
Total Respondents   100
(skipped this question)   6
9. Results
Yes No Response Total
Timely
93% (90) 7% (7) 97
Correct
96% (93) 4% (4) 97
Readable
99% (95) 1% (1) 96
Complete
95% (96) 5% (5) 101
Total Respondents   102
(skipped this question)   4
10. Please rate this event overall on a scale of 1-6.
  Response Percent Response Total
    1 = Disappointing
1.9% 2
    2
1.9% 2
    3
1% 1
    4
9.6% 10
    5
40.4% 42
    6 = Outstanding
45.2% 47
Total Respondents   104
(skipped this question)   2

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