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Back to top 17-19 March 2006 • Statesville, North Carolina

Southeastern Regional Conformation Show, Breed Survey and Club Trial (SchH, BH, AD)
Siegerin: V1 Bunny von der Noriswand
Owner: Brigitte Holder
Sieger: V1 Saro aus Agrigento
Owner: Martha S. Kuehn
The Carolina German Shepherd Working Dog Club would like to thank all participants of the Southeastern Regional Conformation Show,
Breed Survey and Club Trial
on 17-19 March 2006 in Statesville, NC, USA.

A special thank you goes to our SV Judge and Körmeister Herr Ernst Rückert.  [more]

Unofficial results as of 20 March 2006!
Photo Gallery as of 26 March 2006!
Southeastern Regional Conformation Show,
Breed Survey and Club Trial

By Richard Agee

March 17-19, 2006 the Carolina German Shepherd Working Dog Club hosted the Southeastern Regional Conformation Show, Breed Survey and Club Trial. German Körmeister Ernst Rückert judged the entire event. The conformation show and breed survey and Schutzhund trial were held at the Statesville Park & Soccer Complex (site of 2003 NASS). Mr. Tom Wilson was gracious enough to allow the use of his land for the tracking. The day of the trial the air was crisp but the ground was very dry. This did not stop the dogs from finding their way through each track and all three passed with Tobi Elbel and her dog Heiko vom Schloss Ludwig high in tracking with 88 points. The trial continued with the obedience work for the Schutzhund dogs. Each dog passed their obedience with Ben “Blitz” von Country Oak handled by his owner Wayne Speaks scoring 87 points for high obedience. After a short break the protection phase began. Each dog and handler team performed very well again with Wayne and Blitz having a high protection score of 94 points. When the scores were totaled, Wayne and Blitz were HIGH IN TRIAL with 266 points. Congratulations to all for a job well done.

Lunch was provided by Chick-fil-A of Statesville and after a short break the Begleithundprüfung (BH) was ready to start. There were three dogs that performed the BH obedience with two passing to go onto part B and both passed. Congratulations to Christina Reppert with Karus vom Fiemereck and Miguel Elguera with Bosko von Eboschi.

The rest of the afternoon Josh Scutt was available to work dogs in the protection phase and help exhibitors prepare for the Breed Survey. Josh is a Nationally Certified Helper for the GSDCA-WDA. He is an excellent helper and everyone enjoyed watching his work. This is the second year Josh has been gracious enough to do “helper work” at our show.

The rest of the evening was spent at the Holiday Inn eating, talking dogs and enjoying the company of friends around the bar. An early check-in was available and the judge was available to speak with the exhibitors. His English is excellent and all had a great time.

Saturday was another beautiful day and the Breed Survey started with the weighing, measuring and checking of the teeth. The Breed Survey continued with the “protection test”. Again all got to see the excellent helper work of Josh. All dogs passed the test and all received “pronounced” in the work. Once the Breed Survey was completed a lunch break was taken with lunch provided by the club and Royal Canin for all exhibitors. This gave people time to shop with the numerous vendors. Everything needed for training and showing was available. There were also dog trailers and dog boxes custom fitted to the vehicle. The vendors were gracious enough to supply many items for the raffle as did Royal Canin. The raffle is always a lot of fun and this one was no exception. After lunch it was time for the “opening ceremony” for the Conformation Show. A moment of silence was observed in the memory of David Yost and Danny Martinez. The German and American national anthems were played and the Southeastern Regional Conformation Show was underway. The Vice President of the GSDCA-WDA, David Landau assisted Herrn Rückert in the ring along with Klaus Holder and Donna Agee. The rest of the afternoon was spent showing the puppies up to 12 months old. The first place puppies were: Franka vom Waterloo 3-6 females, Jager vom Krafthaus 3-6 males, Megan von der Noriswand 6-9 females, Yesko von den blauen Bergen 6-9 males, Jubel von Konigtum 9-12 females, Yacco von der Vallendarer Höhe 9-12 males. This completed the showing of the puppies. Saturday evening a judge’s dinner was held at Big Daddy’s restaurant and we all ate too much.

Sunday was again a great day for the weather and the exhibitors were ready to show the adults. This is an especially exciting time for all, final grooming is done and practice rounds completed with last-minute instructions for “handlers” and “doublers”.

The 12-18 females’ class had 12 entries and the gaiting took a while. When it was completed the first place went to Cherry vom Messebau. The 12-18 males had three dogs entered. The first place dog was Ebbo vom Krafthaus. The next class was the 18-24 females; the first place dog was Clarissa Blue-Iris. The 18-24 males had three entries and the first place went to Jackson von Premutia. The next class was the adult without title. The first place female was Zina vom Haus Brezel and the first place male was Bax vom Waldschlösschen. There were three males shown in the Veterans Class, Kerry vom Torberg, Gerry vom Lebenshunger and Fox von der Bildeiche. Three very nice dogs and a joy to watch gait.

The excitement was building for the Working Class and the females were called to the ring. Ten females were entered and eight were shown. All of the females received the “V” rating. The competition was tough and when it was complete Bunny von der Noriswand was the winner and this year’s Southeastern Regional Siegerin. The overall quality of this class was excellent. The trophies for the working dogs were special and the winners were quite pleased.

Next came the working males. There were 14 dogs entered and eight were shown. Seven males received the “V” rating. When all the gaiting was completed the winner was Saro aus Agrigento.

You may wish to visit the club website at www.CGSWDC.com for all unofficial results and link to Work of Art by Lynn for photos.

Exhibitors came from nearly every state on the East Coast from New Hampshire to Florida. Many people had 12 or more hours to drive. Walter Kötters and his son Frankie came from Germany to handle. If you have ever watched Walter handle you know he is an “expert handler” and I couldn’t help but think the apple does not fall far from the tree as I watched Frankie handle.

The total entry was 120 and the overall quality was excellent. We would like to thank all who came and hope to see you back again soon.

Ya’ll Come on Back… Now Ya’hear!
Back to top Registration Process

The Registration Process is CLOSED as of 3/3/06!
Download the Entry Form as a PDF
Entry Deadlines
This year we have three entry deadlines.
[1] Friday 17 February 2006!
If we received your completed entry on or before this date you get a FREE show catalog (a $5.00 value).
[2] Friday 24 February 2006!
All other completed entries and breed surveys must be received on or before this date.
[3] Friday 3 March 2006!
Late entries will be accepted with an entry fee surcharge of 100% per dog until this date (except breed surveys).



The entry form is provided as an Adobe Acrobat PDF file for printing and online entry data submission. You can pay with a check payment or money order. We can e-mail, fax or mail you the entry form. You can fill it out by hand and then mail it back to us together with your payment and copies of required documents. For fees and entry details check here. [more]
PDF entry form Online Submission from inside a Browser Window.
Enter via Mail and pay with a check or money order.
eMail/Fax/Mail me the entry form.
Checklist for appropriate documents and Breed Survey rules.
Back to top Printed Matter

Show Brochure
Download the Show Brochure as a PDF
This is our show brochure. This 1-page document shows the schedule, advertising rates, host hotel and show grounds.
Click on the document image to view and print this Adobe Acrobat 4.0 PDF file!
cgswdc_2006_show_brochure.pdf (462k)

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Back to top Times, Dates, Agenda, Program

Schedule
The schedule is included in the show brochure. Download the cgswdc_2006_show_brochure.pdf (462k) as an Adobe Acrobat 4.0 PDF file.
Date Time Event
Friday,
17 March 2006
Morning Tracking
Afternoon Schutzhund Trials 1, 2, 3 and BH
6:00-7:00 PM Registration/Check-In at host hotel
Saturday,
18 March 2006
Morning Breed Survey and then Dental Notations
Afternoon Raffle Drawing and then
Conformation Show:
Puppy dogs 3-12 months
Evening Dinner/Party/Entertainment
at Big Daddy’s
Sunday,
19 March 2006
Morning Conformation Show:
Youth/Young dogs 12-24 months
Conformation Show:
Adult, Veterans, Working Dog Class
Afternoon AD (Ausdauerprüfung)

Note: A GSDCA-WDA certified club helper will be on the show grounds on Thursday through Saturday!
Back to top Who is judging this show?

Judge and Körmeister
Herr Ernst Rückert is a conformation judge, working dog judge and Körmeister with the Verein für Deutsche Schäferhunde (SV) of Germany. As in the years 2004 and 2005 he is coming to us from Aschaffenburg, Germany.

We are fortunate and pleased to have him with us. We would like to thank him for coming and accepting our invitation at short notice.

Back to top Who is the helper?

Breed Survey and Schutzhund Trial Helper
Helper is Josh Scutt
Our helper for the Breed Survey and Schutzhund Trial is Josh Scutt.

Josh is a certified GSDCA-WDA national helper under the rules of the GSDCA-WDA Helper Certification Program. He will be the helper for both the female and male dogs.

Back to top Where is this show?

Show Grounds

Show Grounds panorama
Sign for Statesville Park & Soccer Complex
This event will be held in Statesville, North Carolina at the Statesville Park & Soccer Complex, 2012 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625.
This is the same location where the 2005 Regional Conformation Show, Breed Survey and Schutzhund Trial on 18-20 March 2005 and the 2003 GSDCA-WDA North American Sieger Show was held in November 2003.  [more]


Map and Directions
Download the Map and Directions as a PDF
This is the map and directions sheet. This 1-page document shows directional maps and written driving instructions to the show grounds and host hotel.

Click on the document image to view and print this Adobe Acrobat 4.0 PDF file!
cgswdc_2006_map.pdf (974k)

Right mouse click the text link to download the PDF!
Show ground panoramic photos, aerial photos and directions.

Tracking Field
This event will be held in Statesville, North Carolina.
No admission fee!
Free parking!

» Statesville Area Street View
» Important locations to remember!

Follow these dog signs to the show grounds.

Larger Tracking Field map.

Area map for Statesville, North Carlina
Back to top Average temperatures, sunrise and sunset?

Weather
The two tables below provide sunrise/sunset times and average temperature details for the event period.

Check current weather and forecast for Statesville, NC on the left.
Day Sunrise Sunset
17 March 2006 6:31 AM 6:33 PM
18 March 2006 6:30 AM 6:34 PM
19 March 2006 6:28 AM 6:34 PM

Day Avg. High Avg. Low Mean Record High Record Low
17 64°F 37°F 50°F 89°F (1945) 18°F (1969)
18 64°F 37°F 51°F 83°F (1963) 11°F (1967)
19 64°F 37°F 51°F 87°F (1907) 15°F (1902)

Back to top Where are the hotels?

Host Hotel
Holiday Inn - Statesville
The host hotel is the
Holiday Inn Statesville
I-77, Exit 49a
1215 Garner Bagnal Blvd.
Statesville, NC 28677
Tel: (704) 878-9691 134 rooms, 2 floors, inside entrance to the guest rooms, full service restaurant, room service and lounge, outdoor pool, free WiFi. Rooms include a king bed or two double beds, one suite. The host hotel is 5 minutes (2.6 miles) from show grounds. Dogs are allowed during this event! Important! When making arrangements with the host hotel please ask for the Group Booking Code: “WDA” to receive the special rate of $74.00 for a standard room or $84.00 for an exec room (no other deposits are necessary). A minimum block of 60 rooms is reserved for this dog show. You can book your hotel room online at URL: http://www.holiday-inn.com/statesville-77 using the Group Booking Code: “WDA”. Call the hotel at Tel. (704) 878-9691 if their online booking system generates an error message.
Check here for other hotels in Statesville, North Carolina.
Back to top Where else can I find a place to stay?

RV Site and Campgrounds
Kampgrounds of America, Inc.
Kampgrounds
of America, Inc.

Statesville KOA
162 KOA Lane
Statesville, NC 28677
Toll Free: (800) 562-5705
Tel: (704) 873-5560 Check the rates here! On I-77, Exit 45 Statesville, North Carolina. Paved roads and Kamping Kabins with Air Conditioning. Restaurants, shopping center and golf course nearby. Open all year.  [more]
Back to top Flying?

Airport
Charlotte Douglas International Airport
Charlotte Douglas International Airport

The closest airport is Charlotte Douglas International Airport. The airport is located 44 miles south from the host hotel. [more]
Back to top Where can I rent a vehicle?

Car Rental Agencies
Triangle Rent A Car
Triangle Rent A Car
Ask for Don Carroll. Let him know if you will need seats removed from the vehicle when you make the reservation. A Triangle Rent A Car shuttle is provided to their station at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

Manager: Don Carroll
3012 Little Rock Road
Charlotte, NC 28214
E-Mail: dcarroll@trianglerentacar.com
Tel: (704) 399-4349
Fax: (704) 399-9295
Hours: 7am - 7pm Monday thru Saturday and Noon - 7pm Sunday EST


Triangle Rent A Car
Enterprise Rent-A-Car Company
To make a reservation e-mail Brian Beasley. Let him know in advance if you need the seats removed from the mini vans. The Enterprise Rent-A-Car station is inside the Charlotte airport. Make reservations as early as possible, first come - first service.

Brian Beasley
Charlotte Airport (On-Site)
4202 Air Ramp Road
Charlotte, NC 28214-3102
E-Mail: michael.b.beasley@erac.com
Tel: (704) 359-8884

Back to top Show Catalog Advertisement

Advertising
The show catalog will be printed in a size of 5.5" x 8.5", portrait format. All pages in the show catalog will be printed B/W (grayscale). All advertisers purchasing a full-page advertisement will receive a free advertising link on this show website. Please contact us for more details about the free advertising link at CGSWDC@aol.com.

Advertising Rates

Position Rate Availability
Outside Front cover Not available
Outside Back cover $60 SOLD
Inside Front cover Not available
Opposite Inside Front cover $30 SOLD
Inside Back cover Not available
Opposite Inside Back cover $30 SOLD
Inside Center Spread $60 SOLD
Inside $30 Available

Artwork Specifications
All advertising artwork must be submitted in electronic file format. We only accept your Macintosh or PC (Windows) files formatted as EPS (Encapsulated PostScript), PDF (Adobe Acrobat up to v1.3) or TIF (Tagged Image File Format). We print the catalog in black and white (grayscale). Bitmap image file data should be saved at 200 dpi or higher resolution. Before submitting your files you must convert your artwork from JPG (JPEG) bitmap file format to one of the previously mentioned file formats. Embed all used fonts or provide fonts as separate files. All used artwork colors need to be converted to monochrome B/W, CMYK-black or grayscale. Please do not provide artwork in built 4-color process (CMYK), RGB, spot or other color spaces!

Payment Options
We need to receive your payment, check or money order and your artwork until Friday 3 March 2006.

Make your check payment payable to:
Donna S. Agee, then mail the envelope to:

c/o State Farm Insurance
Donna Agee, treasurer, CGSWDC
6404 Carmel Road, Suite 200
Charlotte, NC 28226


Please e-mail your artwork files to: CGSWDC@aol.com

Or send CD-R or 3.5" diskette to:
Klaus Holder • 1303 Old NC Hwy 10 • Hillsborough, NC 27278-9546

Advertiser List Website
Work of Art Photography by Lynn Brown www.workofartbylinn.com
Royal Canin www.royalcanin.us
Vom Galeid Haus www.germanshepherdpuppies.us
Haus Spreitler www.spreitler.com
Vom Haus Hutfeld www.vomhaushutfeld.com
Von Waldhaus www.vonwaldhaus.com
Vom Krafthaus www.vom-krafthaus.com
Dog Town USA www.dogtownusa.net
European Trophies www.europeantrophies.com
Back to top Vendors, Exhibitors, Sellers of dog products

Vendors
Vendors
Request for Vendors
We would like to invite you to become a vendor at this show. There is no charge for the booth space if you donate something for our raffle drawing on Saturday 18 March 2006. Easy access to the vendor area. Bring your own tent. This is a great opportunity to show your products.

Call Richard Agee, Show Chairman at Tel. (704) 541-9999 day or Tel. (704) 875-1919 evening to make arrangements. Fax your information to (704) 541-6576 office or e-Mail us at: CGSWDC@aol.com


Participating Vendor List (4 vendors as of 24 February 2006)

Work of Art Photography by Lynn Brown
Pro-digital photography services and more.

320 Walker Road
Travelers Rest, SC 29690
Tel. (864) 834-4297
Cell: (864) 630-2809
Web: www.workofartbylynn.com
E-mail: lynn@workofartbylynn.com


Dog Town USA
You’re informative suppliers of Olewo, Vertex, Hokamix, Enzymes, Raw diets and other great natural supplements.

Patrick McDonald
102 East Ave.
New Castle, DE 19720
Tel.: (888) 364-8961 Toll Free
Local: (302) 654-5422
Cell: (302) 354-0347
Fax: (302) 654-5422
Web: www.dogtownusa.net
E-mail: info@dogtownusa.net


K-9 Koncepts
“There’s no such thing as a bad dog; only bad owners.” Here at K-9 Koncepts, we teach dog owners how to train their dogs and be responsible for them. K-9 Koncepts has been in business since October of 1999, but we have a lifetime of passion for training dogs.

Bill Campbell
7101 Sollers Point Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21222
Tel.: (800) 455-9165
Tel.: (410) 285-7040
Web: www.k9koncepts.com
E-mail: k9koncepts@comcast.net


WT-METALL
We are the eastern North American distributor for WT-METALL dog trailers, dog transport boxes, and training equipment. WT-METALL is located in Bamberg, Germany and is world renowned for its quality construction.

WT-Metall
1 Lufberry Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08701
Tel.: (732) 249-5145
Web: www.wt-metall.com
E-mail: roy@wt-metall.com

Back to top Trophy Sponsorship

Trophy Sponsors
Request for Trophy Sponsors
Please support us with your sponsorship for this show. Sponsorship of one of these excellent awards will enhance this event.

Please call Richard Agee, Show Chairman at Tel. (704) 541-9999 day or Tel. (704) 875-1919 evening to reserve your trophy sponsorship. Fax your information to (704) 541-6576 office or e-Mail us at: CGSWDC@aol.com

Trophy Sponsors Amount
Vom Krafthaus, Alaina Culleton $300.00
Danny, Denise and Taylor Spreitler $150.00
Von Waldhaus, Russell Wall $100.00
Nocturne Acres Kennels, Helen Gleason $50.00
Wesley Chapel Total Dog Training Club $50.00
Kathy Prudden $50.00
Randy Brent $50.00
Crystal Springs Water donated 6 cases of water.
Back to top 18 March 2006 — Dinner/Party/Entertainment

Dinner/Party/Entertainment
Big Daddy’s of Lake Norman Inc.

Map it!
From Host Hotel:
Total Est. Time:
17 minutes
Total Est. Distance:
16.0 miles

Big Daddy’s of Lake Norman Inc. Saturday, 18 March 2006
Big Daddy’s of Lake Norman Inc.
1162 River Highway, Mooresville, NC 28117
Tel. (704) 663-4242. We will meet at 7:00 PM EST at Big Daddy’s seafood restaurant in Mooresville for dinner. Free admission for event attendees and participants. Dinner is off the restaurant’s menu. No reservation required!
Back to top Need pictures?

Photographer
Work of Art Photography by Lynn Brown
Work of Art Photography by Lynn Brown
Please review her photographic services!
Call (864) 834-4297 for orders or additional information.
E-Mail: jlsajb@mindspring.com

Back to top Catalog, GSD Listings

Show Catalog
Front cover of 2006 show catalog.
The show catalog will be available for $5.00 at this event. If you entered your dog in this event and we received your completed entry on or before Friday 17 February 2006 then you will get a FREE copy of the show catalog during check-in.

Please take advantage to advertise in the show catalog.

Click on the document image to view and print this Adobe Acrobat 4.0 PDF file!
cgswdc_show2006_catalog.pdf (2.3 MB) Right mouse click the text link to download the PDF!
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