September 19-22, 2024

Support the National Specialty Show!

The ASDCA National Specialty is a fun annual opportunity for all Anatolian Shepherd Dog owners and enthusiasts to gather and compete! To support the Specialty, we have many opportunities for you to donate time, items for the raffle, and even to sponsor the beautiful trophies!

Current Support Opportunities:

We are excited to announce that our 2024 National Specialty will be held at Purina Farms in Gray Summit, MO. 
Please note the updates made July, 2024!

Specialty Show Details

DESIGNATED NATIONAL SPECIALTY: The ASDCA considers the classes at the September 21 show its National Specialty. 

Afternoon Regional Specialty – Thursday September 19
Judge: Mrs. Jean Pero
Sweepstakes Judge: Christina Miller

Supported Entry – Friday September 20
Judge: Maria Arechaederra

National Specialty – Saturday September 21
Judge: Mr. Robin Stansell
Sweepstakes: Vicki Sandage, DVM

Supported Entry – Sunday September 22
Judge: Ms. Robin Hug

Entries close for all shows: Wednesday, September 4, 2024 at noon, EST
(Note: entries are limited to 1,400 dogs at these shows so enter early)

Superintendent: Onofrio Dog Shows
Show Chairman: Lesley Brabyn 415-652-2223

Judges’ Education

Seminar & Workshop – Open to AKC judges, ASDCA members and interested parties
Date: Friday, September 20, 2024
Time: Noon
Location: Service Center building (shuttle available)
Purina Farms, Gray Summit, MO
Cost: $25 for materials
Presenters: Catherine Emanuel & Lesley Brabyn
For information and/or to register:

Host Hotel

Holiday Inn, 4901 Six Flags Rd, Eureka, MO

To make reservations, call (800) 782-8108 by AUGUST 17 and mention ASDCA to get Group Rate of $139.95 + tax. Family rooms available.

Banquet Details

Annual Banquet Date: Saturday, September 21, 2024

Join us for a Barbecue Buffet featuring Smoked Beef Brisket, Smoked Salmon Filet, Salads, Seasonal Fruit, BBQ Baked Beans, Grilled Corn on the Cob and luscious desserts.

A no-host bar with hors d’oeuvres will open at 6 pm with dinner starting at 7 pm. Presentation of the Annual Awards, Auction and Raffle will follow the main course.

Location: Holiday Inn, 4901 Six Flags Rd, Eureka, MO. $45 per person. Reserve by SEPTEMBER 6.

Get Your Banquet Tickets!

Huge Thanks to Our 2024 Show Committee

Show Chair – Lesley Brabyn
Awards Chair – Carol White
Banquet Chair – Lesley Brabyn
Logo & T-shirt Design – Rachel Amov

Volunteers are ALWAYS welcome!!