2024 SCA National Specialty Schedule of Events

Roberts Centre, Wilmington, OH
Monday, April 22, 2024 – Friday, April 26, 2024

The following schedule is subject to change.

Schipperke Club of America Parent Club Specialty (Monday, April 22, 2024)

Schipperke Club of America National Specialty (Tuesday, April 23, 2024- Friday April 26, 2024)

All weekday events will be held at the Roberts Centre.

Additional information can be found on the Show Information page.

Day Time Event
Sat., April 20 Fast CAT – two trials held by Hamilton Dog Training Club, Inc. at K9 Splash Zone, 9386 National Rd., Brookville, OH. Katie Maess, Event Secty., 8872 Snider Rd., Mason, OH 45040. trialsecy@gmail.com Entries open February 1, 2024 at 8:00 am Eastern time and close April 10, 2024 at 6:00 pm Eastern time. Entry fee: $20.00. For more information and premium list, go to http://hamiltondogtraining.com/trials–events.html. Schipperke Club of America will be offering awards on Saturday (4/20) & Sunday (4/21) to the fastest and to the slowest Schipperke!
Sunday, April 21 Fast CAT – two trials held by Hamilton Dog Training Club, Inc. at K9 Splash Zone, 9386 National Rd., Brookville, OH. Katie Maess, Event Secty., 8872 Snider Rd., Mason, OH 45040. trialsecy@gmail.com Entries open February 1, 2024 at 8:00 am Eastern time and close April 10, 2024 at 6:00 pm Eastern time. Entry fee: $20.00. For more information and premium list, go to http://hamiltondogtraining.com/trials–events.html. Schipperke Club of America will be offering awards on Saturday (4/20) & Sunday (4/21) to the fastest and to the slowest Schipperke!
Sunday, April 21 Noon Setup for Rings in Ballrooms C & D and
Grooming in Ballroom D beginning at noon.

Schipperke Club of America Parent Club Specialty

Day Time Even Location
Monday, April 22 8:00 am Obedience & Rally Ballroom C
Monday, April 22 9:00 am Puppy and Veteran Sweepstakes Ballroom D
Monday, April 22 Afternoon SCA Parent Club Specialty Ballroom D
Monday, April 22 Evening SCA Ice Cream Social Welcome Party & Welcome Bag Handout Hospitality Suite, Montgomery Board Room – 5th floor

Schipperke Club of America National Specialty

Day Time Event Location
Tuesday, April 23 8:00 am Obedience & Rally Ballroom C
Tuesday, April 23 9:00 am Stud Dog, Brood Bitch, Brace & Team Ballroom D
Tuesday, April 23 Followed By 4-6 Month Beginner Puppy Ballroom D
Tuesday, April 23 1:00 pm Futurity Ballroom D
Tuesday, April 23 Followed By Maturity Ballroom D
Tuesday, April 23 Followed By Top 20 Judging Ballroom D
Tuesday, April 23 Evening Top 20 Invitational Ballroom D
Wed., April 24 7:00 am – 7:00 pm Independent (Non SCA) Agility Trial Ballroom A
Wed., April 24 9:00 am Puppy & Veterans Sweepstakes Ballroom D
Wed., April 24 Followed By Parade of Titleholders, Rescues & Veterans Ballroom D
Wed., April 24 1:00-4:00 “Pet CPR/First Aid Course”   This course provides an overview on how to manage a life-threatening medical emergency that may occur with dogs and cats. It focuses on how to either try to keep the animal alive or prevent its condition from getting worse prior to arriving at a veterinary facility.

The skills and topics covered in this class include:

  • Safety techniques when working with sick and/or injured animals
  • How to perform emergency triage and assess if an animal is experiencing a life-threatening medical emergency
  • How to restrain and properly transport sick and/or injured animals
  • How to provide emergency first aid to dogs and cats en-route to veterinary care
  • How to take vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration, CRT) and determine normal vs abnormal readings
  • Learn about the importance of the pet first aid kit and how to use the materials in it during an emergency
  • How to manage and provide first aid for many common medical emergencies such as severe wounds, poisoning, burns, choking and more
  • How to perform the most current industry standard method of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation on dogs and cats (Participants will receive a PetCPR+ Certification valid for 2 years)

This class is ideal for anyone who loves animals including animal professionals, obedience trainers, kennel staff, pet retailers, pet sitters, animal shelter staff/volunteers, rescue personnel, groomers, First Responders, Fire/EMT and pet owners. This course will provide an overview of what to do for a pet in an emergency situation prior to getting veterinary care. Curriculum for all classes is developed by licensed veterinary professionals using veterinary industry standard methods of emergency medical care.

Wed., April 24 4:30 Breeders Education Seminar in “10 Things You Need to Know About Your Neonatal Puppy’s Micro Environment” Franklin 1 & 2
Wed., April 24 Evening SCA Board Session

Deal or No Deal game – Let’s Get Together and Have Fun!
This year we are doing a fund raiser for Schipperke Club of America. We are going to play DEAL OR NO DEAL. We will have a cash bar and snacks. It will be $5.00 for spectators and $10.00 for contestants. If you want to be a contestant, please dress up in your best costume to get our attention. All spectators will have the opportunity to win a quickie prize. We are going to have some great prizes and some ZONKS. So, let’s get together to have a blast, some laughter with friends and win some prizes. Don’t be afraid to come it is going to be fun. Hope to see everyone come and have fun.

Ballroom D
Thursday, April 25 8:00 am Dog Classes (Regular & Veterans) Ballroom D
Thursday, April 25 1:00 pm Bitch Classes (Regular & Veterans) Ballroom D
Thursday, April 25 Afternoon Judges Education Classroom
Thursday, April 25 Afternoon Judges Education Hands On
Thursday, April 25 Evening Annual Membership Meeting Liberty Room
Thursday, April 25 Evening SCA Board Session
Thursday, April 25 Evening Silent Auction Ballroom B
Thursday, April 25 Evening Awards Banquet Ballroom B
Friday, April 26 8:00 am Junior Showmanship Ballroom D
Friday, April 26 Followed By Best of Breed Judging Ballroom D
Friday, April 26 Followed By Best Bred-by Exhibitor (Adult & Puppy) Ballroom D
Friday, April 26 Followed By Best Puppy (6-9, 9-12, & BBE Puppy) Ballroom D
Friday, April 26 Followed By Best Veteran Ballroom D
Friday, April 26 Followed By Tear Down Ballroom D

Tear down will begin as soon as the ring clears after judging.
We would appreciate all the help we can get. Thank you.