2021 OHCA NATIONAL SPECIALTY WEEKEND – FRIENDSHIP CLUSTER-
LABOR DAY WEEKEND
SEPT 2-6TH, 2021 FRIENDSHIP PARK, SMITHFIELD, OHIO
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Online Forms and Show Information available here.
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Countdown to the National Specialty - Important Dates Document
· THURSDAY, SEPT. 2ND, 2021-PLANNED TRACKING EVENT AT FRIENDSHIP PARK 8AM (Note the time shift, beginning earlier to avoid the heat).
· THURSDAY, SEPT. 2ND, 2021-WELCOME BAGS-HOSPITALITY ROOM AT HOST HOTEL 1PM
· FRIDAY, SEPT 3RD, 2021-SUPPORTED ENTRY-ST CLAIRSVILLE OHIO KC-Judge: Kristen Francis
· FRIDAY, SEPT 3RD,2021-JUDGES EDUCATION SEMINAR-TIME TBA, MEMBERS WELCOME
· FRIDAY, SEPT. 3RD, 2021-OTTERHOUNDS ONLY DOCK DIVING FUN SPLASHES-6pm- SHOW GROUNDS
· FRIDAY, SEPT. 3RD, 2021-CATERED BBQ DINNER-6M-SHOW GROUNDS-CHICKEN-PULLED PORK-RIBS-COLESLAW-MAC & CHEESE-DESSERT-$15/PER PERSON
· SATURDAY, SEPT. 4TH, 2021-OHCA 2021 NATIONAL SPECIALTY-Judge: Nathaniel Horn SWEEPS Judge: Michael Brantley
· SATURDAY, SEPT. 4TH, 2021-APPROX 5:30 PM-COCKTAILS-CASH BAR AT ZALENSKI FAMILY EATERY FOLLOWED BY DINNER-ANNUAL BANQUET-AWARDS CEREMONY-AUCTION--$35 per person
ANNUAL BANQUET - SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 4, 2021The annual banquet will be held at the Zalenski Family Eatery & Pub, located at 547 Cadiz Road, Wintersville, OH 43953. The restaurant is located approximately 20 mins from the fairgrounds and approximately 15 mins from the host hotel. Cocktail hour begins at 5:30 PM , followed by the awards banquet and auction. Cost is $35 per person.
· SUNDAY, SEPT. 5TH, 2021-OHCA 2021 REGIONAL SPECIALTY-Judge: Bryan Martin SWEEPS Judge: Nancy Martin
· SUNDAY, SEPT. 5TH, 2021-APPROX 5:30 PM-COCKTAILS-CASH BAR at Host Hotel Banquet Room-PASTA/SALAD BUFFET DINNER BAR-CHINESE AUCTION-50/50 RAFFLE DRAW--$40 per person
· MONDAY, SEPT. 6TH, 2021-SUPPORTED ENTRY-ST CLAIRSVILLE OH KC-Judge: Donavon Thompson
4 DAYS OF CONFORMATION, OBEDIENCE, RALLY, DOCK DIVING, NATIONAL OWNER HANDLED SERIES, 4-6 MO PUPPY, WITH SIGHTHOUND LURE COURSING, & CATS COMP OVER THE WEEKEND.
Link to Friendship Park, OH: Friendship Park - Jefferson County, Ohio
Beautiful show site with true 50 amp service for RV’s, with water & sewer available, 30 Amp sites also available at this 1320 acre park full of walking trails, lakes with fishing, boating, mountain biking, bird watching, drag racing, memorial park, shelter houses, and playground. Beautiful scenery and photo backdrops. The Cluster also offers a variety of Vendors, Basket raffles, Microchip Clinic, Honey Dipper Services, Armband drawings, group ring side refreshments (if Covid allows us for 2021, that is!).
Airport: The closest airport is in Pittsburgh (Code: PIT)
Holiday Inn Weirton (Link to Hotel)
350 Three Springs Drive
Weirton, WV 26062 (approx 35-40 min from show site)
Doggie bag stations & receptacles are located on the property as the hotel offers plenty of grassy areas for our dogs to explore, just please keep the hotel clean and poop free to leave them with a positive impression of our breed and our sport!!!
RV RESERVATIONS: Update: 50-amp sites are sold out. Only 30-amp sites remain.