THANK you for coming to Akron, Ohio to participate and support these great events! The one-day Meisterschaft IPO Trial on October 19th is already maxed out for entries (no more room), but we have PLENTY of room for show, SE, and ZtP entries on Zooza for the 2018 RKNA/RKNO Sieger Klub Show, SE, and Ztp for Saturday and Sunday (October 20th and 21st), so we still have LOTS of room for all of you and your dogs to enter this Sieger Klub Show conformation show here in Akron, Ohio! Both tailed and docked dogs are welcome. There will also be a free JLPP seminar on the recent breed standard changes and JLPP with Prof. Dr. Friedrich on saturday, Oct 20th, right after lunch. This won't be a long seminar, as I'm sure we will have a lot of dogs for him to judge at the show both days.
Note: This is two events that are over 3 days (Friday, October 19th for the Meisterschaft IPO Championship Trial..... then Saturday and Sunday, October 20th and 21st for the RKNA Klub Sieger show, SE, and ZtP). I have it at the top as 2 days just because Zooza will calculate dog ages differently if I list it as 3 days for Zooza's info. We did all the IPO trial entries outside of Zooza first.
This will be our 4th year hosting a Sieger Show here in Akron, and our 2nd time for hosting an IPO working trial, and we thank all of you for your past participation, and we are looking forward to seeing all our old and new friends, and hoping to max out the entries for our show again this year, as we did the last 3 years.
Our judge for both events is Prof. Dr. Peter Friedrich, ADRK, and VDH President. He will also be giving a (free) seminar on the recent breed standard changes and JLPP on Saturday October 20th right after lunch. Thank you to Prof. Dr. Peter Friedrich for honoring us with your judging expertise this year!
Our Show Photographer this year is Rosann Bentley. Rosann has been the Show Photographer at many other dog show events, and we thank you Rosann for coming on board this year with us!
Once again this year, we are pleased to have Roy Sorensen from WT-Metall as one of our major vendors. This will be his 4th year with us. Roy will have a HUGE assortment of high quality dog training products (leashes, collars and MUCH more) on hand for sale.
Fromm Dog Food company is another returning sponsor for us, and once again we will be giving away large bags of their excellent dog food to our top over-all winners.
Our show location once again is the beautiful Jedd Park, 2275 Pickle Road, Akron, Ohio 44312. Lots of free parking, and we will be serving breakfast and lunch all 3 days for your convenience.
Our Host Hotel again this year is the Red Roof Inn Akron South... located at 2939 S Arlington Rd, Akron, OH 44312. We have used this hotel the past 3 years, and we are glad to have an agreement with them again. They have offered us a special rate of $50 per night, free coffee and WiFi, and you can have 2 rottweilers in your rooms at no extra charge. This hotel is only about 2 miles for the show site, and there are many restaurants within easy walking distance from the hotel. When you call them to book your rooms, please call their General Reservations line at 1-800-733-7663. To get our special discount rate, please give them our discount code B207RKNO18.
Our Judges Dinner will be on Saturday evening at Applebee's Restaurant right next to the Host Hotel. Everyone just orders off the menu. We don't have a special short selection of dinner choices just for our event. .
We have kept all our prices at (or lower) than our prices last year. Example: Our Baby Class (4 to 6 months) entry is $40 this year. Our Junior Handler Class is only $25 this year. Note for this Junior Handler class- the Handlers must be older than 7 years old, and younger than 16 years old on the day that they show.
For those of you who will be flying to our events, we know that always has it's difficulties, so please let us know what dog food your dog(s) do best on, and we will buy some ahead of time for you (if we can find it locally) and have it waiting for you at the host hotel.
Sponsorships (trophies, etc.. they can be purchased here on Zooza with your entries if possible) are GREATLY appreciated and can really help any club make these events possible. We thank all of our sponsorships in the past, and we hope some of you are able to help with sponsorships again this year.
T-shirts, Catalogs. and catalog Ad space are also available here on Zooza. Pre-ordering shirts and catalogs makes it much easier for us to order the correct amounts ahead of time, but we will also have them available for purchase at the events.
Our show Premium will be available for download on here soon, but if you have any questions at any time, you can call Skip Morgart at 330-798-1672 (no texting available on this number, but you can leave a message). You can also email him at firstname.lastname@example.org. He is also available on FaceBook- user name Skip Morgart.
PLEASE make sure you upload and attach a copy of your dog's registration with your Zooza show entry. If your dog is entering the working or champion class, please attach copies of those accomplishments also.
Thank you ALL for participating, and we hope to see you soon!