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February 2022

2022 NGDC Premium

2022 VCA NSCE is updated

2022 NSCE Reservations/Orders Store (open Feb 04)
        there will be no mail in form, all orders will be via the on-line store

December 2021

2021 NFT Results

October 2021

Info for 2022 NSCE

September 2021

2021 NSCE Eye Clinic Opportunity

August 2021

2021 NFT Merchandise

July 2021

2021 NSCE Updated Premiums

2021 NFT Premium, etc

2021 NSCE Updates, Premiums, Reservations/Store

April 2021

VCA Host Hotel Reservation Update

March 2021

NGDC Running Order, etc

February 2021

2020 VCA Hall of Fame Inductees

Update on 2021 NSCE

January 2021

2021 National Gun Dog Championships

October 2020

2021 NSCE Information

2020 NFT Results

September 2020

2020 NSCE & Photo Contest Results Posted

2020 NFT Judge Update, Plus

August 2020

Latest News for NSCE

Live Streaming of the 2020 NSCE is a go!

The 2020 NFT updates

July 2020

Buy your 2020 NSCE Merchandise

April 2020

Updated information on 2020 NSCE

March 2020

Due to COVID-19, the NGD Championship has been Cancelled

Due to COVID-19 The NSCE have been delayed. New dates will be announced.

February 2020

2020 NSCE reservations and Store are open

NGDC Store open

January 2020

Premium and reservations for NGDC are posted

December 2019

NFT Results

RV Reservations for 2020 NSCE

September 2019

New ROM Schedule

August 2019

Hotel information for 2020 NSCE

July 2019

Premium posted for 2019 NFT

June 2019

Check 2019 NFT New Information

April 2019

NSCE 2019 Judging Program

March 2019

2019 NFT Information

NSCE Newest Information

NGDC Newest Information

February 2019

2019 HOF Nominations Open

January 2019

2019 NGDC Information

National Specialty Premium

Sponsor a Trophy

**New** VCA WF Vizsla Population Survey 2019 is live!

Ask the FAC

2019 National Specialty Agility Premium posted

November 2018

2018 VCA NFT Results

September 2018

Results for the 2018 NFT

August 2018

Newest information on the 2018 National Field Trial


Information & Resources »

2022 National Specialty Events

VCA 2022 National Specialty Events

2022 VCA National Events and Regional Specialty
Capture the Crown at Canterbury
Canterbury Park Event Center
1100 Canterbury Road
Shakopee, MN 55379
April 25 - 30, 2022


Agility: Ronda Bermke
Conformation: Michael Faulkner
Juniors: Michael Falkner
Obedience: Richard Wood
Rally: Kathie Galotti
National Sweepstakes: Becky Smith
Gun Dog Sweepstakes:
Regional Sweepstakes: Sarah Willms
Regional Specialty: Amy Gau
Juniors: Amy Gau


Monday, April 25, 2022
On The Run Canine Center, 13835 Aberdeen Street NE, Ham Lake, MN 55304

All Other Events

April 26-30, 2022
Canterbury Park Event Center, 1100 Canterbury Road, Shakopee, MN 55379

Hotel Information

There will be no Host Hotel for the 2022 NSCE. All activities, other than Agility, will take place at the Canterbury Park Event Center.
There are though many different chains of hotels with a few miles of the show site to choose from. We are currently working on getting special room rates and blocks for several close to the site. The information will be posted when available.


See the Schedule of events

2022 NSCE Information Packet

2022 NSCE Reservations and Catalog Store, closed at Noon (CST) Wednesday April 6

2022 NSCE Merchandise Store

2022 NSCE Premium

2022 NSCE Agility Premium, Closes Wednesday April 6, 2022 at 6:00PM

Agility Trial Worker Sign up

Twin Cities Lhasa Apso Club 3 Day Agility Trial

Lhasa Agility Worker Sign up

2022 NSCE Scent Premium, Closes Wednesday April 6, 2022 at 12 Noon CST

2022 CGC/TD Entry, closed at Noon (CST) Wednesday April 6

2022 Iron Dog Information and premium, Closes Wednesday April 6, 2022 at 12 Noon CST

Iron Dog Fillable Entry Form, closed at Noon (CST) Wednesday April 6

Regional Specialty Premium, Closes Wednesday April 6, 2022 at 12 Noon CST

All Star Review, closed at Noon (CST) Wednesday April 6

Catalog Advertising, must be received by end of day MARCH 16, 2022

Award Sponsorship, submitted by March 16, 2022 TO BE LISTED IN CATALOG

Education Seminar, closed at Noon (CST) Wednesday April 6

Membership Meeting, closed at Noon (CST) Wednesday April 6

Juniors Event, closed at Noon (CST) Wednesday April 6

Meet the Stud Dog, closed at Noon (CST) Wednesday April 6

Photo Contest, closed at Noon (CST) Wednesday April 6

Raffle and FUNdraising

Reserved Crating, closed at Noon (CST) Wednesday April 6

Ringside Seating, closed at Noon (CST) Wednesday April 6

RV Information, closed at Noon (CST) Wednesday April 6

Vendor Information, closes Feb 28, 2022

Welcome Party, closed at Noon (CST) Wednesday April 6

2022 Parade Forms, , closed at Noon (CST) Wednesday April 6


Chairs and Volunteers

National Event Chair: Jill Hoffbeck
Finance Chair: Paul Hussa
Show Chair: Jesica Foster
Show Committee: Sarah Ford, Trish Burdin, Todd Otten, Jill Hoffbeck

Agility Chair: Andi Bryant
Agility Committee: Donna Nisleit, Wendy Kempfer, Lois Almendinger, Teresa Rizzo

Obedience/Rally Chair: Ginger Sammonds
Obedience/Rally Committee: Gail Moriarty, Kym Fisher, Karla Bachmann & Connie Priesz

All Star Review: Ashley Uffman
Announcer: Becky Smith & Sara Weitzenkamp
Board Liaison: Kym Fisher
Catalog Advertising
: Michel Berner
Catalog Printing: Diane Fazio
Decorations: Kathy Hartmann
Education Seminar: Kathy Rust
Jill Hoffbeck, Melissa Lembke & Ginger Sammonds
Jenny Follett & Jill Hoffbeck
Melissa Lepsch
Wendy Kempfer & Donna Nisleit
Hotel Sheriff:
Jodi Kast
Iron Dog: Jamie Walton
Judges Hospitality: Karen Burgess
Logo Design: Jo Reynolds
Memory Lane:
Missy Otten
Merchandise: Melissa Lembke
Parades: Kathy Hartmann
Photo Contest: Mary Olson
Photographer: Kathleen Riley Photography
Premium/Info Packet
: Jill Hoffbeck
Raffle/Silent Auction
: Carol Rappaport
Reservations (including RV): Rhoda Ezell
Reserved Crating: Claire Smith & Sandy Kimmerle
Ribbons: Jenny Follett
Ringside Seating
: Melissa Lepsch
RV Reservations: Jill Hoffbeck
Show Secretary: Karen Burgess
Social Media: Missy Otten
Trophy Selection:
Jodi Kast & Sarah Ford
Trophy Selection (Regional):
Jill Hoffbeck
Trophy Solicitation:
Cathy Gallagher
Vendors: Jill Hoffbeck
Welcome Bags: Danny Doyne

Scent Work Trial Chair: Jamie Walton
Scent Work Trial Committee:
Penny Scott-Fox, Trish Burdin, Susan Barrow, Jenny Follett, Carol Keller, Sandy Kimmerle

Regional Show Chair: Jesica Foster
Regional Committee: Sarah Ford, Trish Burdin, Todd Otten, Jill Hoffbeck

VCA National Events Sponsor
Purina Pro Plan