The Weimaraner Club Of America

2022 National Specialty - May 8-13, 2022 - Gray Summit, MO

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Deadline for dinner/event reservations is APRIL 27, 2022 - No add-ons allowed after this date!

All events require a reservation. Payment may be made by check or via PayPal.

MONDAY, May 9: 6:30-8:30 pm - Welcome Party (Purina Farms) - Light Hors D’oeuvres - No Charge. Cash Bar available> Reservation is required for head count.

TUESDAY, May 10: 6:00-7:30 pm - Health Seminar (Purina Farms) - Joan R. Coates, DVM, MS, DACVIM–Neurology, University of Missouri - "Common Neurologic disease in the Weimaraner - focus on Wobbler Syndrome"
BUFFET MENU: Caesar Salad, Creamy Garlic Chicken Breast, Pasta with Sweet Roasted Tomatoes, Broccoli Florets with Sea Salt and Olive Oil, Fresh Baked Cookies and Brownies, Regular & Decaf Coffee, Iced Tea. Cash Bar. Reservation required for ALL attendees - $25.00

WEDNESDAY, May 11: 6:00 pm - Top 20 Dinner and Presentation (Purina Farms) - Buffett dinner to include Caesar Salad, Beef Brisket, Chicken with Mornay Sauce, Roasted Petite Potatoes, Fresh Vegetable Medley, Rolls & Butter, Assorted Desserts, Regular & Decaf Coffee, Iced Tea. Cash Bar. $45.00 for adults, $22.00 children under 12.

THURSDAY, May 12: 6:30 pm - WCA Awards Banquet (Wildwood Hotel) - Choice of:
Dual Entrée that includes Harvest Fruit Salad with dressings, Artisanal Rolls, Fresh Baked Breads, Corn Bread and Bavarian Pretzel Sticks, Tuscan Chicken wrapped in Prosciutto with Roasted Bruschetta topping, Slices Beef Tenderloin in Au Jus, Rustic Smashed Potatoes, Seasonal Roasted Vegetables, Mini Gooey Butter cake original and Decadent Chocolate, fresh Berry garnish, dessert sauces. Coffee Regular & Decaf, Iced Tea, cash bar - $62.00 adults, $31.00 children under 12
Vegetarian Plate: Includes Harvest Fruit salad with dressings, Artisanal Breadbasket as above, Portabella Mushroom Cap stuffed with Quinoa, red Onion, Spinach, Fresh Herbs, Mozzarella & Grated Parmesan. Rustic smashed potatoes, Seasonal vegetables. Dessert as above with Coffee & Iced Tea, cash bar - $50.00

2022 National Schedule

Mon, May 9:
Retrieving Ratings Test - Wil-Nor Outdoors, 9298 Highway WW, Dittmer, MO ~ 7:30am to conclusion
Set Up - WCA & WCGSL - After 12:00 PM
1:00 pm - Judges Education Seminar - WCA (Seminar and Hands-on)
6:30-8:30 pm - Welcome Party - WCGSL & WCA

Tues, May 10:
WCGSL Obedience - Judge James Comunale
WCGSL Rally - Judge James Comunale
WCGSL Puppy & Veteran Sweepstakes - Judge Dr Vicki Sandage
WFF Rescue Parade
Start WCGSL Specialty - Judge Dr Steven Herman
Judges' Education Seminar - Ringside Mentoring
6:00-7:30 pm - Health Seminar - Joan R. Coates, DVM, MS, DACVIM–Neurology, University of Missouri - "Common Neurologic disease in the Weimaraner - focus on Wobbler Syndrome"

Wed, May 11:
National Specialty Obedience - Judge Fred Buroff
National Specialty Rally - Judge Fred Buroff
WCGSL Junior Showmanship - Judge Dr Steven Herman
Complete WCCGSL Specialty - Judge Dr Steven Herman
3:00 pm - Top 20 Pre-judging
6:00 pm - Top 20 Presentation & Awards Dinner

Thurs May 12:
Agility (2 trials back to back, Weim only) WCA - Judge Mary Mullen
2022 Central Futurity/Maturity - Judge Sam Houston McDonald
4 – 6 Month Puppy - Judge Sam Houston McDonald
WCA Junior Showmanship - Judge Michael Faulkner
Start National Specialty - Judge Michael Faulkner
Membership Meeting (1 hour after judging concludes)
6:30 pm - National Banquet (Wildwood Hotel)

Fri, May 13:
Complete National Specialty – Judge Michael Faulkner

Location – Purina Event Center, Gray Summit, MO

NOTES: Schedule will be updated as details become available

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