2018 National Specialty Tentative Schedule

    Schedule pending AKC approval & subject to change.

Sunday, 4/29/2018

  BMDCA Board Meeting

  Herding at Balgrae Dog
  Training, Charlton, MA

  Tracking at Viguers
  Property, Bernardston, MA

  Vendor Move-In
  12:00-5:00 p.m.

  Registration Opens at
  Hotel 4:00-6:00 p.m.


Monday, 4/30/2018

  Registration

  Berner University

  Photo Contest

  Rescue Gallery

  Obedience Trial
  Grooming area
  opens 2 p.m.

  Obedience

  Breeder Symposium


Tuesday, 5/1/2018

  Registration

  Morning Hospitality

  Photo Contest

  Rescue Gallery

  BernerGarde

  Berner University

  Longshots

  Veterans' Sweepstakes

  Futurity

  Draft Test #1

  Draft Workshop

  Obedience

  Team Obedience

  Welcome Party


Wednesday, 5/2/2018

  Registration

  Morning Hospitality

  International Reception
  7:30 a.m.

  Photo Contest

  Rescue Gallery

  Berner-Garde

  Raffle Opens
  12:00 p.m.

  Longshots

  Sweepstakes

  Draft Test #2

  Draft Test #3

  Health Clinics

  Regional Club Council
  3:00 p.m.

  Top 20 Gala

Thursday, 5/3/2018

  Registration

  Morning Hospitality

  Photo Contest

  Rescue Gallery

  Berner-Garde

  Berner-Garde Repository

  Judges Education

  Judges Education Ringside Mentoring - All Day

  Raffle

  Longshots

  Reg. & Non Reg. Dog Classes

  Draft Test #4

  Agility

  Parade of Veterans
  at Lunch Break

  Health Auction


Friday, 5/4/2018

  Registration

  Morning Hospitality

  Photo Contest

  Berner-Garde

  Longshots

  CGC/CGCA Testing

  Judges Education Seminar
  7:00-8:30 a.m.

  Judges Education Ringside Mentoring - All Day

  Judges Education Hands-on Workshop
  - upon completion of conformation judging

  Raffle Closes

  Reg. & Non Reg. Bitch Classes

  Rally Trial

  Annual Meeting/Awards Banquet


Saturday, 5/5/2018

  Registration at
  Catalog Sales

  Morning Hospitality

  Junior Showmanship Competition

  Judges Education Ringside Mentoring - All Day

  Versatility Showcase

  Best of Breed Competition

  Judges' Dinner


Host Club

Bernese Mountain Dog Club of Nashoba Valley


Show Dates & Location

April 30 - May 5, 2018
Sturbridge, Massachusetts
Pending AKC approval


Host Hotel

Sturbridge Host Hotel & Conference Center
366 Main Street
Sturbridge, MA 01566


Trophies


Catalog Advertising


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