American Belgian Malinois Club 2010 National Specialty Two AKC .pdf

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					                               Premium List                                                                                      ENTRY INFORMATION
           American Belgian Malinois Club                                            Entry fees:(including AKC recording fees)
                                                                                     $45 per entry, all classes
                 (Member of the American Kennel Club)                                All entry fee checks or money orders (US funds) are to be made payable to CAPER. One check is
                                                                                     sufficient for all enclosed entries.
                                                                                     Entries are to be mailed to:
                                                                                                           ABMC/CAPER, 24902 Apple Rd, Waterford WI 53185.
                                                                                     Entries must be received by 6 pm CDT Wednesday, April 14, 2010 after which time no entries may
                                                                                     be accepted, cancelled, altered, or substituted. No telephone or verbal entries will be accepted. All
                                                                                     changes and cancellations must be received in writing (email is acceptable) prior to closing, except
                                                                                     as provided for in Chapter 11, Section 6 of the AKC Rules Applying to Dog Shows.
                                                                                     All entries must be on official AKC entry forms. Entries will be returned if they are illegible, incomplete,
                                                                                     are submitted with incorrect fees, or are photocopied without the reverse side instructions and agree-
                                                                                     ment included. Checks returned for insufficient fees will render the entry invalid; acceptance of such
                                                                                     an entry will only be made if the full fees, plus a $25 administrative fee, are paid via cash, certified
                                                                                     check or money order & received prior to the start of judging. Express deliveries must include signa-
                                                                                     ture waiver permitting them to be left at the Secretary’s address without receipt signature. Entries
                                                                                     received without signature release will be refused.
                                                                                     A dog may be entered in both a Trial class and a Test class for a given trial. However, either the
                                                                                     Test or Trial entry should be designated the priority entry on the entry form, should the entry limits
               2010 National Specialty                                               be reached. The other entries will be then taken as alternates. Bitches in season will run last in the
                                                                                     Tests and in catalog order in the Trials.
            Two AKC Herding Tests & Trials                                           Refunds: Entry fees will not be refunded in the event of errors or cancellation of entries after the
              Wednesday, May 12 2010                                                 published closing date; in the event that a dog is absent, disqualified, excused by the veterinarian or
                                                                                     judge, or barred from competition by the Trial Committee; or in the event that extreme weather condi-
                                   #2010418203/04                                    tions, riots, civil disturbances, or other acts beyond the control of the Trial Committee make it impos-
                                                                                     sible to open or complete the show/trial. Refunds for pulled entries will be refunded as long as an
    Test/Trial #1 - Open to all AKC herding breeds                                   alternate runs; if there are no alternates, no refunds will be given. Alternates will be refunded if those
                (preference given to Belgian Malinois)                               runs are not able to be entered in the trial. All alternates must report to the Trial Secretary before the
  Test/Trial #2 - Entries LIMITED to Belgian Malinois                                start of the day’s classes. If you do not, your spot may be given to an alternate in an earlier class.

  Purina Farms, 200 Checkerboard Dr, Gray Summit MO 63039                            Fax/Email entries: Entries may be faxed to the Show/Trial Secretary at 206-222-2830, or emailed
                                                                                     to Both the front and back of each entry form must be included,
   Tests/trials will be held outdoors on grass regardless of weather                 completely filled out and signed, or the entry will not be accepted. A copy of the entry fee check
                          Trial hours 7am to 6pm                                     must also be faxed/emailed at the same time as the entries. Entry forms & fees must be mailed with
                                                                                     a postmark no later than April 14, and received no later than April 17, or the entry will not be accepted.
Entries Open on February 8 at 8am CST at the Trial Secretary’s                       Entry fees must include a $2.00 charge per entry form submitted. Payment by credit card will not
address – Any entries received before this date/time will be returned.               be accepted.
              Final Closing date April 14 at 6pm CDT                                 Entry Acknowledgements: To ensure the receipt of your entries, it is suggested that you include a
    after which time entries cannot be accepted, canceled, altered or substituted    valid email address which you regularly check on your entry form, as that will allow the Secretary to
          except as provided for in Ch 11, Section 6 of the Dog Show Rules           send an email receipt of entry. If you do not have email, send a self-addressed, stamped postcard or
           Entry draw April 14 at 7pm at the Secretary’s address.                    envelope with your entry, which the Trial Secretary will return upon entry receipt. Judging programs
                                                                                     and entry confirmations will be mailed to each exhibitor as soon as possible after the closing date. If
                  Entry Limits: 25 runs per test/trial                               the confirmation is to be sent to a person other than the dog’s owner, please include with the entry
                                                                                     the name and address or email address to which it is to be sent.
                                    Trial Secretary                                  Exhibitors are responsible for the correctness of entries. Any errors will be corrected prior to closing;
                               Sue Fregien - CAPER LLC                               exhibitor errors discovered after closing cannot be corrected. Duplicate entries will not be refunded
                            24902 Apple Rd, Waterford WI 53185                       after closing. Overpayments of less than $10 will not be refunded.
                          414-852-2681                                                                        JUDGES
                                                                                                    Trial #1 (All-breed):
                                                                                                                 Ann Witte, 11708 Capehart Rd, Springfield NE 68059
                              American Kennel Club Certification                                                            Trial #2 (Malinois only):
           Permission has been granted by the American Kennel Club for the holding                           Sue Haase, 1350 Dresslerville Rd, Gardnerville NV 89410
              of these events under American Kennel Club rules and regulations.
                                 James P. Crowley, Secretary                                                                      LIVESTOCK
                                                                                                      Crossbred Sheep (Barbados/Khatadin) – 3-5 head per run (Value $100)
                                                                                                          Heifers & steers (Black Angus) – 3 head per run (Value $600)
                         AMERICAN BELGIAN MALINOIS CLUB OFFICERS                                                                                                  Host Hotel
President: Suzanne Belger                                  Treasurer: Angela Silvestri                                                                   Holiday Inn at Six Flags
First Vice President : Jane Rothert                        Recording Secretary: Maryanne Ryno Vrabel                                              4901 Six Flags Rd, Eureka MO 63025
Second Vice President: April Albert                                                                                                                            800-782-7338
Corresponding Secretary: Allison Gil ....................... 728 Blackbird Landing Rd, Townsend DE 19734                              
                             Directors: Jo Ann Charnik, Catherine Shields
                                    AKC Delegate: Nancy Bennett                                                                     $99/night plus tax (14.325%) - must mention ABMC to get this rate!
                                       TRIAL COMMITTEE                                                                              One-time, nonrefundable dog fee $30. Maximum 4 dogs per room.
Chairperson: Jane Rothert, 2705 Clifton Dr, Urbana IL 61802 • 217-493-0163 •                          Block of rooms is held until 4/1/10 - after that date, no guarantee on room availability.
Members:     Bonnie Craig, Janet Doerer, Elsa Gambert, Angela Sylvestri                                                                          Hotel is ~15 minutes from Purina Farms.
                                                                                                                                              RV parking (no hookups) at hotel for $15/night.
Photographer..........Kathleen Schaffer, PupArt, Downers Grove IL;;
Veterinarians On Call:                                                                                                                                         Alternate Hotels
Dr. John Stoltz                                           Animal Emergency Clinic                                                           It’s your responsibilty to inquire about policies for dogs.
5585 Hwy 100, Washington MO 63090                         9937 Big Bend Rd, St. Louis MO 63122                        TraveLodge Diamond Inn, 2875 Hwy 100, Villa Ridge MO 63089 .....................636-742-3501
636-239-5445 • M/W 8-5, T/Th 9-7:30, F/S 8-12             314-822-7600 • Open 24 hours                                EconoLodge, 1725 W. 5th St, Eureka MO 63025...............................................636-938-5348
                                                                                                                      Eureka Super 8 1722 W. 5th St, Eureka MO 63025 ...........................................636-938-4368
CLASSES OFFERED: A Course sheep (Advanced, Intermediate, Started)                                                     Days Inn Near Six Flags, 15 Hilltop Village Center Dr, Eureka MO 63025 ........636-537-7000
(each trial)             A Course cattle (Advanced, Intermediate, Started)                                            American Inn, 1715 E. 5th St, Washington MO 63090 .......................................636-239-3172
                         Pre-Trial sheep
                         Herding Test sheep                                                                                                              Purina Farms RV parking
All trial classes and the PT tests will be in a 100’ x 200’ arena. The HT tests will be in a 100’ x 100’                                 Electric and water hookups available, no fee for parking.
arena.                                                                                                                              Waste pumping truck 2x/week, separate charge for service if desired.
Exhibitors and spectators are expected to keep the grounds clean. Please pick up after your dogs and
yourselves. Anyone witnessed not picking up after his/her dog will be excused from the trial with                                                       Directions to Purina Farms
no monies refunded.                                                                                                 I-44 to Exit 253 - Gray Summit and turn right on Highway 100. Travel ~1⁄2 mile to County Road MM.
                                                                                                                                             Turn left on Hwy MM for 1 mile to entry gate on left.
FOOD: There will be food available at the Purina Farms snack bar in the main visitor’s building.
LIABILITY: It is expressly understood that exhibitors alone are responsible for the behavior of their dogs
and/or children. Any exhibitor whose dogs and/or children create unnecessary disturbances or repeat-
edly engage in unsafe or disruptive behavior may, at the discretion of the Trial Committee, be asked to
leave the show site. In such cases, no refund of any fees paid will be made. ABMC and its agents and
employees, as well as the facility owners and livestock handlers, will assume no responsibility for any
loss, damage or injury sustained by exhibitors or handlers, or to any of their dogs or property, & further
assume no responsibility for injury to children.

Trial #1
High in Trial: Crate pad & Blue/Red/Yellow Rosette
Reserve High In Trial: Fleece blanket & Red/Yellow/White Rosette
Placements: Placement rosette to 1st through 5th; First place: Slip lead
Qualifiers in Test/Trial: Toy & Dark Green Rosette
High Scoring Malinois in Trial: Crate pad, and Purina Pro Plan fleece blanket offered by Purina
Reserve High Scoring Malinois: Purina Pro Plan grooming towel offered by Purina
Trial #2
High in Trial: Malinois coverlet, European style trophy cup, bouquet, & Blue/Red/Yellow Rosette
               Purina Pro Plan fleece blanket offered by Purina
Reserve High In Trial: Fleece blanket & Red/Yellow/White Rosette
                         Purina Pro Plan grooming towel offered by Purina
Placements: Placement rosette to 1st through 5th; First place: Training bag; 2nd-5th places: Slip lead                                      Jackpot Trial to benefit Malinois Rescue
Qualifiers in Test/Trial: Lanyard & Dark Green Rosette
High Combined Malinois in both trials: European style trophy cup and crate pad                                    There will be a Jackpot Trial on Wednesday afternoon, 30 minutes after the completion of Trial #2. This
Lowest non-qualifying score in each class (dog must finish the course to qualify for award): Lanyard               trial is open to anyone, at a cost of $20 per entry. The course will be on sheep in the 100’x200’ arena.
VERSATILITY AWARD: The 2010 ABMC National Specialty Most Versatile Malinois Award includes                        50% of the total entry fee will be donated to Malinois Rescue. The remainder (jackpot) will be paid out
herding. Malinois must participate and earn points (i.e. qualify) in at least four (4) of the following six (6)   as follows: 1st place 50%, 2nd place 25%, 3rd place 12%, 4th place 6%, 5th place 4%, 6th place 2%.
venues: agility, conformation, herding, obedience, rally, and/or tracking.                                        Payouts of less than $2 will not be made.
Dogs must be signed up to compete for the Versatility Award. Check the box on any entry form to sign up.
For more information, go to or see the              Entries will be taken after the completion of Trial #2. Plan on having some fun with your dog and the
details in the National Specialty premium list.                                                                   sheep, while benefitting a good cause!
AKC Rules, Regulations, Policies and Guidelines are available on the American Kennel Club Web site,                                                                    OFFICAL AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB ENTRY FORM
                                                                                                                                                                                               American Belgian Malinois Club
I (we) acknowledge that the “Rules Applying to Registration and Dog Shows” and the “Rules for Herding Tests & Tri-                                                                           AKC Herding Tests and Trials
als” have been made available to me (us), and that I (we) agree that the club holding this Herding Test or trial has the                                                                       Wednesday, May 12 2010
right to refuse this entry for cause, which the club shall deem to be sufficient. In consideration of the acceptance of                                                            Purina Farms, 200 Checkerboard Dr, Gray Summit MO
this entry and the holding of the Herding Test or Trial and of the opportunity to have the dog tested or judged and to
                                                                                                                                                      Entries open on February 8, 8am CST. Entries received prior to this will be returned!
win prize money, ribbons, or trophies, I (we) agree to hold this club, its members, directors, governors, officers, agents,
superintendents or show secretary and the owner or lessor of the premises and any employees of the aforementioned                                     Entries close on April 14, 6pm CDT. Mail entries with fees payable to CAPER to
parties harmless from any claim for loss or injury which may be alleged to have been caused directly or indirectly to                                 ABMC/CAPER, 24902 Apple Rd, Waterford WI 53185.
any person or thing by the act of this dog while in or upon the Herding Test or Trial premises or grounds or near any                                 Express mail entries must include signature permitting them to be left at the Trial Secretary’s address
entrance thereto, and I (we) personally assume all responsibility and liability for any such claim for damage or injury to                            without receipt signature. Entries received without signature release will be returned.
the dog, whether such loss, disappearance, theft, damage or injury, be caused by the negligence of the club or any of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Versatility Award signup (Malinois only)                      Clear All
the parties aforementioned, or by the negligence of any other person, or any other causes.                                                            Entry Fees: $45 per entry
I (we) hereby assume the sole responsibility for and agree to indemnify and save the aforementioned parties harmless                                  No dog may be entered in two classes on the same course with the same kind of stock. For entries of
from any and all loss and expenses (including legal fees) by reason of the liability imposed by law upon any of the                                   same dog in both Test & Trial, indicate first priority entry level. If a trial fills, additional entries will be put
aforementioned parties for damage because of bodily injuries, including death at any time resulting therefrom, sustained                              on the alternate list. PLEASE NOTE: Trial #2 is for BELGIAN MALINOIS ONLY!!
by any person or persons, including myself (ourselves) or on account of damages to property, arising out of or in con-                                PLEASE PRINT OR TYPE. INCOMPLETE AND/OR ILLEGIBLE ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
sequence of my (our) participation in this Herding Test or Trial, howsoever such injuries, death or damage to property
may be caused, and whether or not the same may have been caused by negligence of the aforementioned parties or                                        TRIAL #1 - All Breed                           SHEEP TRIAL CLASS (check one)                     CATTLE TRIAL CLASS (check one)
any of their employees or agents, or any other persons.                                                                                               TEST CLASS (check one)                              Started Sheep (HS)                                Started Course A (HS)
I (we) will pay for any livestock injuries or replacement value in the event of death of any livestock by my (our) dog. In                                   Herding Test (HT)                            Intermediate Sheep (HI)                           Intermediate Course A (HI)

                                                                                                                                  Clear Entry Info
case of injury to any stock caused by the dog entered, I (we) will assume total responsibility for any damage. I (we) agree                                  Pre-Trial Test (PT)
to pay the full market value of the injured animal in case of serious injury, or the veterinarian bill if the injury is slight.                                                                           Advanced Sheep (HX)                               Advanced Course A (HX)
                                                                                                                                                      TRIAL #2 - Malinois ONLY                       SHEEP TRIAL CLASS (check one)                     CATTLE TRIAL CLASS (check one)
I (WE) AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION, CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO                                                              TEST CLASS (check one)                              Started Sheep (HS)                                Started Course A (HS)
                                                                                                                                                             Herding Test (HT)                            Intermediate Sheep (HI)                           Intermediate Course A (HI)
BY ARBITRATION PURSUANT TO THE APPLICABLE RULES OF THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION.                                                                     Pre-Trial Test (PT)                          Advanced Sheep (HX)                               Advanced Course A (HX)
HOWEVER, PRIOR TO ARBITRATION ALL APPLICABLE AKC BYLAWS, RULES, REGULATIONS AND PROCE-                                                                BREED                                                                     VARIETY (1)                              SEX
                                                                                                                                                      AKC REGISTERED NAME (include AKC titles only)                                                                CALL NAME OF DOG
1. (Variety) If you are entering a dog of a breed in which there are varieties for show purposes, please designate the

                                                                                                                                  Clear Dog Info
particular variety you are entering; i.e., Cocker Spaniel (solid color black, ASCOB, parti-color); Beagles (not exceeding                                AKC REG NO.                            (Enter number here)                           DATE OF BIRTH
13 in., over 13 in. but not exceeding 15 in.); Dachshunds (longhaired, smooth, wire-haired); Bull Terriers (colored, white);                             AKC LITTER NO.
Manchester Terriers (standard, toy); Chihuahuas (smooth coat, long coat); Poodles (toy, miniature, standard); Collie                                     ILP NO.                                                                              PLACE OF BIRTH
(rough, smooth); English Toy Spaniels (King Charles & Ruby, Blenheim & Prince Charles).                                                                  FOREIGN REG NO. & COUNTRY                                                              USA                 CANADA               FOREIGN

2. A dog must be entered in the name of the person who actually owned it at the time entries for a trial closed. If a                                 BREEDER
registered dog has been acquired by a new owner, it must be entered in the name of its new owner in any trial for which                               SIRE
entries closed after the date of acquisition, regardless of whether the new owner has received the registration certificate
indicating that the dog is recorded in his/her name. State on the entry form whether transfer application has been made                               DAM
to AKC. (For complete rules, refer to Chapter 11, Section 3.)
                                                                                                                                                      ACTUAL OWNERS

                 If this entry is for a Junior Handler, please provide the following information:
                                                                                                                                   Clear Owner Info

                                                                                                                                                      OWNERS ADDRESS

JUNIOR SHOWMANSHIP                                JR’S DATE OF BIRTH                                                                                  CITY, STATE, ZIP + 4

AKC JUNIOR HANDLER NUMBER                                                                                                                             HANDLER (Junior Handler see back)                                                                              FEE ENCLOSED

The above number MUST be included. Should you not have your Junior Handler number, this may be
obtained from the American Kennel Club. Phone (919) 816-3776.                                                                                         I CERTIFY that I am the actual owner of the dog, or that I am the duly authorized agent of the actual owner whose name I have entered
                                                                                                                                                      above. In the consideration of the acceptance of this entry, I (we) agree to abide by the rules & regulations of The American Kennel Club
By signing the entry form, I (we) certify that the Junior Handler does not now, and will not at any                                                   in effect at the time of this event, and by any additional rules and regulations appearing in the premium list for this event, and further agree
                                                                                                                                                      to be bound by the “Agreement” printed on the reverse side of this entry form. I (we) certify and represent that the dog entered is not a
time, act as an agent/handler for pay while continuing to compete in the Junior Handler program.                                                      hazard to persons or other dogs. This entry is submitted for acceptance on the foregoing representation and Agreement. I (we) agree to
                                                                                                                                                      conduct myself (ourselves) in accordance with all such Rules and Regulations (including all provisions applying to discipline) and to abide
ADDRESS                                                                                                                                               by any decisions made in accord with them.

CITY                                                          STATE                          ZIP                                                      SIGNATURE of owner or agent
                                                                                                                                                      duly authorized to make this entry
nIf Junior Handler is not the owner of the dog stated on the face of this form, what is the relationship of
the Junior Handler to the owner?
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