Monday, January 24, 2011


The Three Trails CWC Club of KC Regional Specialty is moving to the spring!

Held in conjunction with the Leavenworth Kennel Club and Heart of America Kennel Club, Kansas City, MO.

Thursday March 17, 2011 – Invitation only Top 20 Competition (Open to the following dogs -- Top 20 Cardigan Welsh Corgis in all-breed and breed competition through December 31, 2010, as well as 2010 CWCCA national specialty/CWCCA designated specialty/US Regional Cardigan Club best of breed winners). This competition will be judged by a non-published three-person panel consisting of an "allrounder" (AKC licensed to judge Cardigan Welsh Corgis), a Cardigan breeder judge (AKC licensed), and a handler. This competition is considered a fun match and will not count toward any AKC or CWCCA awards/or points for dogs defeated. An award will be given for Best Cardigan Welsh Corgi as determined by the panel of three judges.

Friday March 18, 2011 – Specialty judge: Anne H. Bowes (Heronsway Pembroke Welsh Corgis, Massachusetts).
Independent Evening Specialty held after BIS of the Leavenworth Kennel Club all-breed dog show in Kansas City, MO.

Saturday March 19, 2011 – Sweepstakes judge: Elizabeth S. MacNair (MacWallace Cardigan Welsh Corgis, Texas). Cardigan puppy and veteran sweepstakes in conjunction with the Heart of America all-breed dog show.

Saturday March 19, 2011 – Judge: Nancy Cunliffe (Suncliffe Cardigan Welsh Corgis, Florida). Independent Evening Specialty held after BIS of the Heart of America Kennel Club all-breed dog show.

Judges for Cardigans/Herding group at the all-breed shows (Leavenworth KC & Heart of America KC) are:
Thursday: Peggy Beisel-McIlwaine, Michelle Billings
Friday: Joe Purkhiser, Jacqueline Stacy
Saturday: Kathleen Steen, Peggy Beisel McIlwaine
Sunday: Dorothy Collier, Joe Purkhiser

FMI contact: Cheri Sutton, Show Secretary at