Dog Events

All events will take place at the Marriot Riverfront Inn Conference Center, unless otherwise noted.

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Conformation & Juniors

Fri-Sat, May 12-13

Judge:  Richard J. Lewis

All regular classes including Novice, BBE Puppy, and BBE Adult will be offered at the National. The Two Rivers Belgian Tervuren Club will be hosting a Regional Specialty on Tuesday, May 9. 

 

Tuesday: Two Rivers Belgian Tervuren Club Regional Specialty

Thursday: Sweepstakes

Friday:   4-6 month Beginner Puppy, followed by Regular classes starting with Dogs, and Bitches to follow

Saturday: Junior Showmanship, Stud dog/Brood bitch, Brace, Best of Breed

Chairperson: 

Barbara Turek 

barbturek@yahoo.com

Sweepstakes

Thursday, May 11

Judge:  Sue Haase

Puppy, Veteran, and Working Sweeps will be offered.

Chairperson: 

Sandy Blazier

sanfran0046@gmail.com

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Agility

Monday, May 8

Judge:  Randy Capsel

Classes:  Standard, JWW, FAST, T2B

Agility will be held in Granger, Iowa. There will be THREE days of all-breed agility offered through the Des Moines Obedience Training Club prior to the National Agility Trial. 

Chair people: 

Owen & Sandy Deatrick

sandydjco16@gmail.com; odeatrick@gmail.com

Herding

Sat/Sun, May 6-7

Judge:  Sue Hasse & James Bergert

Stock & Course:  A Course Sheep, A/B Course Ducks

Location:  Sunshine Obedience School in Council Bluffs, IA

Saturday will be an all-breed trial. Sunday is the ABTC National Specialty trial and will be Tervuren only. 

Chairperson:

Lynn Earhart

magical@ticon.net

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Obedience

Tues/Wed, May 9-10

Judges: Cindy & Philip Rustad, Marina Pavlovsky

There will be TWO obedience and rally trials this year!

Tuesday will offer all Regular classes  (Novice A&B, Open A&B, Utility A&B).  Judges are Phil Rustad and Marina Pavlovsky

Wednesday will be the National Tervuren Obedience trial. All Regular classes (Novice A&B, Open A&B, Utility A&B) will be offered, as well as Preferred Novice, Open, and Utility,  Beginner Novice A&B, Graduate Novice & Open, Versatility, Veterans, Brace & Team. Judges are Phil and Cindy Rustad and Marina Pavlovsky

Chairperson: 

Liz Outlaw 

lizo@sbcglobal.net

Rally

Tues/Wed, May 9-10

Judges: Cindy & Philip Rustad, Marina Pavlovsky

There will be TWO obedience and rally trials this year!

Tuesday will offer all Regular classes (Novice, Intermediate, Advanced,  Excellent, and Master).  Judges are Phil Rustad and Marina Pavlovsky

Wednesday will be the National Tervuren Rally trial. All Regular classes (Novice, Intermediate, Advanced, Excellent, and Master) will be offered, as well as Preferred, Pairs, and Team. Judges are Phil and Cindy Rustad and Marina Pavlovsky

Chairperson:

Robin Comp-Zelles

mzelles@aol.com

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Tracking

Tuesday, May 9

Judges: Carol Ruthenberg and Vincent Ramirez

Location: Hillview Recreation Area in Hinton, IA

3 TD and 2 TDX tracks will be offered. Open to Belgian Tervuren only.

Chairperson:
Sharon Brewer

belgterv@hotmail.com

Top Ten Event

Thursday, May 11

This event will take place prior to the Banquet. 

Chairperson:
Beth Walker

chtrakr@genevaonline.com

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Terv Two-Miler

Friday, May 12

The Terv Two-Miler will take place first thing in the morning, before ABTC National Specialty Conformation begins.

Chairperson: 

Cassie Collins

cburrscollins@gmail.com

Run for Glory

Monday, May 8

The Run for Glory will take place in Granger, Iowa in conjunction with the ABTC National Specialty Agility trials. This is a wonderful event to support our retired agility dogs. Registration will be available through the website.

 

Chairperson:
Katherine Shogren

kshogren@yahoo.com

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