The ASSA 2018 National Specialty will be held at Virginia Beach Convention Center, Virginia Beach, VA. The American Shetland Sheepdog Association will be your host for Conformation, Herding and Performance Events as well as a variety of activities and special events.

 

Saturday April 21

• Herding Trial - Keepstone Farms, Berryville VA

   
Sunday April 22 • ASSA Board of Directors Meeting (evening)
   
Monday April 23 • Vendor move in (7:00 A.M. – 12:00 Noon)
• Exhibitor arrival & setup (12:00 Noon start)
• ASSA Board of Directors Meeting
• Agility Trial - Virginia Beach Field House, Virginia Beach VA
 

 

Tuesday through Sunday events and activities will be held at the Virginia Beach Convention Center

Tuesday April 24

• Futurity Judging – VA Beach Convention Center
• Parade of Veterans & Titleholders - 1/2 hour after Futurity
• Evening Welcome Party – 1 hour after Futurity Judging

   
Wednesday April 25

• Obedience and Rally – VA Beach Convention Center
• Parade of Rescued Performance Dogs - 1/2 hour after Trial Judging
• Symposium (morning)
• Health Clinic (afternoon)
• Invitational Showcase Spectacular of Top Winning Conformation Dogs (evening)

 

 

Thursday April 26

• Conformation Judging
• ASSA Annual Meeting – 1 hour after judging

   
Friday April 27

• Conformation Judging
• Fanciers Ringside Education
• Judges Education Seminar & Workshop
• Evening Visiting Hours (7:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M.)


   
Saturday April 28

• Conformation Judging through Winners Classes
• Non-Regular Conformation Class Judging
• Junior Showmanship Judging
• Fanciers Ringside Education through Open Classes
• Evening Junior Handling Clinic & Pizza Party – after judging

 

Sunday April 29

• Best of Breed Judging
• ASSA Breeder Awards at completion of judging
• Parade of Winners after Breeder Awards
• Move out of building by 9:00 PM

 

 

 

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