2018 Shetland Sheepdog National

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 Dogs West      602 Warton Road , Southern River   WA   6110

 Wednesday  11 & Thursday 12 July 2018

Countdown to the BIG Event 

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National Trophy Presentation Dinner:

The National dinner will be held on Thursday evening in the Dogswest upstairs lounge/bar. A buffet style dinner will be provided and alcohol can be purchased from the bar.

It is essential that you purchase your dinner tickets in advance.

You will be advised of the per head cost well in advance.

If you have been successful in the show and you did not purchase a dinner ticket you will need to acquire a friend to collect your trophies on your behalf.

Auction :    This  will be in addition to the Ebay Auction to be held for the quilt. ( See Donations ) 

An Auction will be held after the presentation of trophies Thursday night. Auction items will be on display through the show for you to view. Already we have some lovely sheltie memorabilia up for auction thanks to some very generous supporters of the club. Light weight dog trolly – hand painted sheltie portrait – beautiful sheltie brooch – 38 cm Sheltie statue and much more. All donations are gratefully received. 


Conformation Breeders Awards

An award will be presented to the breeder of the  Best Exibit In Show and also to the breeder of the Runner up Best In show.

Both these awards will be presented at the Dinner on Thursday night.

If you are unable to attend the dinner you will need to acquire a friend to collect the award on your behalf. 


2018 National Top Sire & Dam awards.

Points will be tallied from each Conformation class placings (one to five)

Points will also be tallied from each of Obedience , Agility , Rally O and Jumping

The Sire and Dam which have accumulated the most points from there winning progeny will be announced at the dinner on Thursday night. You must be present to receive your award.

** The award will be presented to the registered owner of the Top Sire & Top Dam at the presentation dinner on Thursday night. If you are unable to attend the dinner you will need to acquire a friend to collect the award on your behalf. **


Veterans Parade

The Veterans Parade will take place on Thursday just prior to the General Specials. This parade  is open to conformation and all other disciplines .

A short  resume of your dogs achievements is required which will be read during the parade.

Each veteran will be recognized for there achievements .

This particular event always brings a tear to most peoples eyes so to encourage as many oldies as possible there will be no charge.


National Adult Handlers

Let’s have some fun with our judge Penny Kelly WA.

Penny will be open to all bribes so give it your best shot.

All monies raised from this entertaining exhibition will be donated to a Sheltie rescue service.

This floor show will be judged on Thursday July 12th during the lunch break.


We are pleased to announce that the hard working committee from the Collie & Shetland Sheepdog Club of WA have been granted permission by Dogswest to hold 2 Championship Shows   prior to the National on Sun 8th & Mon 9th of July 2018.

They have been very lucky to have contracted husbsnd and wife, Mr A & Mrs L Bianchi from Chesapeake VA. They have been breeders of shelties for over 30 years.

How lucky are you exhibitors to have this extra show with breed specialists , a BIG thank you must go out to the committee of the C & SSC for organizing this.


       Wednesday  11 & Thursday 12 July 2018

SSCWA  are proud to announce the appointment of the confirmation judge for the 2018 Shetland Sheepdog National.

                                    Monica Mattfolk       ( Yosemite's Shetland Sheepdogs )     Sweden

The above dates for the 2018 National have been selected to maximise the number of shows  available to competitors  over the period July 6th  --- 16th .

 ie;  2 x championship shows on the weekend prior and 2 x championship shows on the weekend after the National


###  Accomodation -- 2018 Shetland Sheepdog National  ###

See below listings for accomodation available for the National.

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The Committee are pleased to announce that Dianne Andersen from Animal Images  Photography has been booked as the official photographer for the 2018 National. 



A New Deal for SSCWA club members from one of our generous sponsors Orivet .  

Thank you for your enquiry regarding a club rate for your members. We would be happy to accommodate this request by offering a discounted rate to your members for a Full Breed Profile for the Shetland Sheepdog when ordered via our website, www.orivet.com

The coupon code that your members can use at the checkout is SSDCWA17. This will reduce the Full Breed Profile price for the Shetland Sheepdog to $135 per dog.

Members must be registered and logged in to their online account with us for this discount to apply.