The Otterhound Club of America
                Promoting, Protecting & Preserving the Breed Since 1960

38th Otterhound Club of America
National Specialty

Mark your calendar.... 
                           ..... get your vacation time in..... 
                                        ..... do whatever you need to do to join us!! 


All shows will be held Indoors
   September 5-9, 2018 
at Iowa State Fairgrounds
Des Moines, IA
Show information and Premium Lists    are available on Jack Onofrio web site

We've got something for Everybody:
(3) days of Conformation
(2) days of Obedience /Rally
(1) Day of Tracking/Trailing Clinic and CGC/Trick Dog Practice & Testing




           If you plan to join us, please review the agenda below and                            remember to sign up for Specialty Meals and  Entertainment
                                               by August 20, 2018.
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        Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Hospitality @ Host Hotel
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           Thursday, September 6, 2018

Activities
  • Tracking & Trailing Clinic
  • AKC Good Canine Citizen Practice & Test
  • Trick Dog Practice and Test
  • Semen Collection for the OHCA Reproduction Bank

  • Health Speaker Dr. Marty Greer, DVM :  Caring for your valuable Stud Dog, followed by Q&As.

    Casual Dinner: BBQ Buffet catered at Host Hotel



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              Friday, September 7, 2018
    Independent OHCA National Specialty
          In Conjunction with Combined
               Specialties of Des Moines

    Breed Judge:   Mrs.  Gail Lewis Damron
    Sweeps Judge:  Sheila Paske


    Judges Education:  presentation on Breed Standard intended for AKC Judges and open to all Members.

    OHCA Annual Meeting @ Host Hotel (5:30pm - time subject to change)

    Evening Entertainment: 
    Annual Dinner:  Flatbread Sandwich Food Truck w/Garden Greens Bruschetta Bar @ Host Hotel.
    • OHCA Annual Auction: an opportunity to stock up on rare Otterhound items and memorabilia!




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    If you are interested in donating to the Auction, click HERE for more information
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          Saturday, September 8, 2018
           OHCA Regional Specialty Show
       All-Breed Show, Obedience & Rally

    Breed Judge:   Ms.  Joy S. Brewster
    Group Judge: Mrs. Eva E. Berg
    NOHS Group Judge:  Mr.  RC Williams

    Evening Entertainment: 
    Dinner at a local Brew Pub.

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            Sunday, September 9, 2018 
           OHCA Regional Specialty Show
       All-Breed Show, Obedience & Rally

    Breed Judge:  Mrs.  Patti Widick Neale
    Group Judge: Mr.  Christopher Tilghman Neale

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       Remember to Sponsor a Trophy via our Online Donations Form!   

           
    List of trophies is available HERE.
    If you have any questions, please contact Kitty Sweeney.

    Deadline, July 20, 2018
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    Hotel Information

    Sleep In
    5850 Morning Star Court
    Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
    (515) 299-9922

    Rooms reserved under "Otterhound".
    $99 King rooms only, waived pet fee.
    5 minutes off I-80 on 4 lane
    5 minutes to show site & lots of grass.

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          Remember to order your
      2018 OHCA Specialty Videos! 

    This year, we will have DVDs available with the Conformation show and health presentation by Dr.  Marty Greer, DVM.   

              Click HERE to Order
           by September 10, 2018! 
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                                               Still Have Questions?  
                   Please contact  Dian Quist @ (402) 432-0197 or via email.                     
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