Northern New Jersey
German Shepherd Dog Club, Inc.
Licensed by The American Kennel Club
36th ANNUAL SPRING SPECIALTY SHOWS &
35th ANNUAL SPECIALTY OBEDIENCE TRIALS
(Unbenched and Outdoors)
Friday, May 5, 2017 (AM)
Friday, May 5, 2017 (PM)
MERCER COUNTY PARK
Old Trenton and South Post Roads
West Windsor Township, New Jersey
Show Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
MAIL ENTRIES WITH FEES TO
505 Tether Lane
Paramus, NJ 07652
AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB CERTIFICATION
Permission has been granted by The American Kennel Club for the holding of this event
under AKC Rules and Regulations. James P. Crowley, Secretary
Northern New Jersey German Shepherd Dog Club
President Dr. Robin Lyle
Vice President Ms. Karin Wagner
Treasurer Mr. William Tilstra
Recording Secretary Ms. Sharon Heisler
BOARD OF GOVERNORS
Ms. Anita Schmidt- Mr. Mike Begendorf- Dr. Morton Silver
Show Chairperson – Dr. Robin Lyle, 16 Whispering Court, Bardonia, NY 10954
Assist. Show Chairperson – Ms. Michelle Lustberg, 505 Tether Lane, Paramus, NJ 07652
Obedience Chairperson – Ms. Michelle Lustberg, 505 Tether Lane, Paramus, NJ 07652
Chief Steward Dr. Robin Lyle
Grounds Mike Begendorf – Joel Lustberg – Robin Lyle – Bill Tilstra
Trophies Morty Silver & Anita Schmidt
Raffle Gail Lyle Advertising Dr. Robin Lyle
Catalog Sales Ms. Michelle Lustberg
Boosters Ms. Sharon Heisler
Food will be available
VETERINARIAN ON CALL PHOTOGRAPHER
Twin Rivers Animal Hospital Pat Roda
650 RD 33 978-248-9454
East Windsor, NJ 08520 firstname.lastname@example.org
Only the official photographer may take win photographs!
Breed Classes –
AM- Mr. Frank Fasano, 31104 N Ave., Adel, IA 50003-8502
PM- Mrs. Rosalind Schaefer, 120 W. Creek Rd., Sands Point, NY 11050-1321
Obedience Classes –
AM-Dr. Ellen J. Adomelis, 1860 Meriden Rd., Wolcott, CT 06716-3320
PM- Dr. Ellen J. Adomelis, 1860 Meriden Rd., Wolcott, CT 06716-3320
Show Secretary – Michelle Lustberg
505 Tether Lane, Paramus, NJ 07652
Day of Show Emergency Cell Phone Contact - Michelle Lustberg (551) 206-9838
Fax Entries and Credit Cards are not accepted.
Puppy Dogs, 6 months & under 9 months Puppy Bitches, 6 months & under 9 months
Puppy Dogs, 9 months & under 12 months Puppy Bitches, 9 months & under 12 months
Dogs, 12 months & under 18 months Bitches, 12 months & under 18 months
Novice Dogs Novice Bitches
Bred-By-Exhibitor Dogs Bred-By-Exhibitor Bitches
American-Bred Dogs American-Bred Bitches
Open Dogs Open Bitches
Winners Dog Winners Bitch
Best of Breed Competition
Best Puppy & Best Opposite Puppy
REGULAR OBEDIENCE CLASSES
Novice “A” Open “A” Utility “A”
Novice “B” Open “B” Utility “B”
OPTIONAL TITLING CLASSES
Beginners Novice A Graduate Novice Graduate Open
Beginners Novice B Pre-Novice Pre-Open A & B
Pre-Utility A Pre-Utility B Versatility
Ribbon Prizes will be as follows:
Winners Purple Rosette First Prize Blue Ribbon
Reserve Winner Purple & White Rosette Second Prize Red Ribbon
Best of Winners Blue & White Rosette Third Prize Yellow Ribbon
Best of Breed Purple & Gold Rosette Fourth Prize White Ribbon
Best of Opposite Sex Red & White Rosette Qualifying Score Dark Green Ribbon
to Best of Breed
Best in Puppy Classes Dark Green Rosette Non- Regular Classes
Best Opp. Sex Puppy Dark Green Rosette
Highest Score in Blue & Gold Rosette First Prize Rose Ribbon
Regular Classes Second Prize Brown Ribbon
High Combined Score Dark Green Rosette Third Prize Light Green Ribbon
in Open B & Utility B Classes Fourth Prize Gray Ribbon
All trophies at this Show are offered by The Northern New Jersey German Shepherd Dog Club, Inc. through the generosity of its members unless otherwise specified.
BEST OF BREED – Vintage wooden based silver plated trophy with figurine German Shepherd Dog & Bronze Medallion offered by the GSDCA.
BEST OF OPPOSITE SEX TO BEST OF BREED – Double Pedestal marble trophy with figurine GSD.
BEST OF WINNERS – Marble trophy with figurine German Shepherd Dog.
WINNERS DOG – Marble trophy with figurine German Shepherd Dog.
WINNERS BITCH – Marble trophy with figurine German Shepherd Dog.
(Qualifying Score Required)
HIGHEST SCORING DOG IN THE REGULAR CLASSES (HIT)
Double Pedestal marble trophy with figurine GSD
HIGHEST COMBINED SCORE IN OPEN B and UTILITY B Classes
Vintage wooden based silver trophy plated with figurine German Shepherd Dog & Bronze Medallion offered by the GSDCA. (Please note: If no Highest Combined is accomplished, the Bronze Medallion will be awarded to the Highest Scoring Dog in the Regular Classes (HIT).)
DIRECTIONS to SHOW GROUNDS
FROM:North & South via Interstate 295
Take Interstate-295 to Exit 65A - Sloan Avenue. Travel East on Sloan Avenue. After the second traffic light travel 0.7 miles to Paxson Ave. Turn left onto Paxson Avenue and proceed 0.9 mile to intersection of Hughes Drive and entrance to Mercer County Park.
FROM: South via US Highway #1
Cross Toll Bridge from Pennsylvania into New Jersey on US 1. Take first right past Quakerbridge Mall onto Quakerbridge Road. Travel 2.2 miles and turn left onto Hughes Drive. Proceed on Hughes Drive for 2 miles to entrance of Mercer County Park on the left.
FROM: South via Route 130 / 206
Follow Route 130 North to County Road 526 in Robbinsville. Turn left at traffic light at CR 526 and right at the next light (still CR 526). From this point travel 3 miles to County Road 535 (Edinburg Road). Turn left onto CR 535 and travel 0.2 miles to entrance of Mercer County Park on right.
FROM: North via US #1
Take US Highway 1 South of Princeton to County Road 533 (Quakerbridge Road).Make right into jug handle crossing over Route 1 onto CR 533. Travel 2.2 miles and turn left onto Hughes Drive. Proceed on Hughes Drive 2 miles to entrance of Mercer County Park on the left.
FROM: North via NJ Turnpike
Take Turnpike south to Exit 8 at Hightstown. Follow Route 33 West and turn right on County Road 571. Travel on CR 571 for 2.2 miles to County Road 535 and proceed 4 miles to entrance of Mercer County Park on the right.
FROM: South via NJ Turnpike
Take Turnpike to Exit 7A.Follow west on Interstate-195 to Exit 5B.Travel north on Route 130 to first light (County Road 526). Turn left at light and right at next light (still CR 526). Travel 3 miles to County Road 535 (Edinburg Road).Turn left onto CR 535 and travel 0.2 miles to the entrance of Mercer County Park on the right.
Clarion Hotel Palmer Inn
3488 Rte. 1, Princeton, NJ 08540 (609) 452-2500
Staybride Suites (609) 409-7181
1272 South River-Cranberry Road, Cranbury, NJ
Howard Johnson (800) 654-2000
2995 Route 1, Lawrenceville, NJ
Red Roof Inn (609) 896-3388
3203 Brunswick Pike (Route 1), Lawrenceville, NJ
Days Inn of South Brunswick (908) 329-3000
2316 US 130, NJ Tpk Exit 8S, Brunswick,
Red Roof Inn (908) 821-8800
US1, N. Princeton, NJ
Philadelphia International Airport (51 miles—approximately 1 hour drive)
Newark International Airport (45 miles—approximately 50 minutes’ drive)
Friday, May 5th (7 PM)--GSDCA Educational Program-at Host Hotel (Clarion Hotel Palmer Inn)—Light Refreshments with a cash bar!!
Saturday, May 6th—Mid-Atlantic Futurity/Maturity—Judge: Ms. Kristine Fasano
Sunday, May 7th--Trenton Kennel Club (NNJGSDC Supported Entry)—Judge: Dr. Robert S. Kish
Monday, May 8-Trenton Kennel Club—Judge: Mr. Michael Faulkner
Event No. 20170138-01 & 2017138-02
NORTHERN NEW JERSEY GERMAN SHEPHERD DOG CLUB, INC.
Mercer County Park, Old Trenton and South Post Rds, Windsor Township, New Jersey
Friday - May 5, 2017
ENTRY FEE: $34.00 for the first entry of a dog (Includes $.50 AKC recording fee and $3.00 AKC event service fee per entry) and $25.00 for each additional entry of the same dog in either Breed or Obedience Classes. (Includes $3.00 AKC event service fee per entry) Puppy Classes (6-9 & 9-12 mons) are $20.00 for first entry. Bred by Exhibitor Classes are $20.00
CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES is 6:00 P.M. Wed. April 19, 2017 at the Show Secretary’s office, after which time, entries will not be accepted, cancelled or altered except as provided for in Chapter 11, Section 6 of the Dog Show Rules.
MAKE CHECKS or MONEY ORDERS PAYABLE TO: NNJGSDC, Inc.
MAIL ALL ENTRIES WITH FEES TO: Michelle Lustberg, 505 Tether Lane, Paramus, NJ 07652
Friday AM, May 5, 2017 Friday PM, MAY 5, 2017
I ENCLOSE $______________for entry fees. (Fees must accompany entries.)
IMPORTANT-Read Carefully instructions on Reverse Side before Filling Out.
Numbers in the boxes indicate sections of the instructions relevant to the information needed in that box (PLEASE PRINT)
BREED German Shepherd Dog
DOG SHOW CLASS (2)(3)
CLASS DIVISION (3)
Weight, color, etc.
NAME OF JUNIOR HANDLER (if any)
JR. HANDLER NUMBER
Enter number here
□ AKC REG NO.
□ PAL NO.
□ FOREIGN REG NO & COUNTRY
DATE OF BIRTH
PLACE OF BIRTH (List Country)
□ Do not print above in Catalog
NAME OF OWNER’S AGENT
(IF ANY) AT THE SHOW_________________________________________________________________________________
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 consideration of the acceptance of this entry, I (we) agree to abide by the rues and regulations of The American Kennel Club 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 he dog entered is not a 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 by any decisions made in accord with them.
___________________________________TELEPHONE # ___________________________
SIGNATURE of owner or his agent duly authorized to make this entry.
An acknowledgement or receipt of entry may be sent to this email __________________________________
AKC Rules, Regulations, Policies and Guidelines are available on the American Kennel Club Web site, www.akc.org
I (we) agree that the club holding this event has the right to refuse this entry for cause which the club shall deem sufficient. In consideration of the acceptance of this entry and of the holding of this event and of the opportunity to have the dog judged and to win prizes, ribbons, or trophies, I (we) agree to hold the AKC, the event-giving club, their members, directors, governors, officers, agents, superintendents or event secretary and the owner and/or lessor of the premises and any provider of services that are necessary to hold this event and any employees or volunteers of the aforementioned parties, and any AKC approved judge, judging at this event, harmless from any claim for loss or injury which may be alleged to have been caused directly or indirectly to any person or thing by the act of this dog while in or about the event premises or grounds or near any entrance thereto, and I (we) personally assume all responsibility and liability for any such claim; and I (we) further agree to hold the aforementioned parties harmless from any claim for loss, injury or damage to this dog.
Additionally, I (we) hereby assume the sole responsibility for and agree to indemnify, defend and save the aforementioned parties harmless from any and all loss and expense (including legal fees) by reason of the liability imposed by law upon any of the aforementioned parties for damage because of bodily injuries, including death at any time resulting there from, sustained by any person or persons, including myself (ourselves), or on account of damage to property, arising out of or in consequence of my (our) participation in this event, however such, injuries, death or property damage may be caused, and whether or not the same may have been caused or may be alleged to have been caused by the negligence of the aforementioned parties or any of their employees, agents, or any other persons. I (WE) AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION, CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE ENTRY, EXHIBITION OR ATTENDANCE AT THE EVENT BETWEEN THE AKC AND THE EVENT-GIVING CLUB (UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED IN ITS PREMIUM LIST) AND MYSELF (OURSELVES) OR AS TO THE CONSTRUCTION, INTERPRETATION AND EFFECT OF THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE SETTLED BY ARBITRATION PURSUANT TO THE APPLICABLE RULES OF THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION. HOWEVER, PRIOR TO ARBITRATION ALL APPLICABLE AKC BYLAWS, RULES, REGULATIONS AND PROCEDURES MUST FIRST BE FOLLOWED AS SET FORTH IN THE AKC CHARTER AND BYLAWS, RULES, REGULATIONS, PUBLISHED POLICIES AND GUIDELINES.
1. (Variety) if you are entering a dog of breed in which there are varieties for show purposes, please designate the particular variety you are entering, i.e., Cocker Spaniel (solid color black, ASCOB, parti-color), Beagles (not exceeding 13 in., over 13 in. but not exceeding 15 in.), Dachshunds (longhaired, smooth, wirehaired), Collies (rough, smooth), Bull Terriers (colored, white), Manchester Terriers (standard, toy), Chihuahuas (smooth coat, long coat), English Toy Spaniels (King Charles and Ruby, Blenheim and Prince Charles), Poodles (toy, miniature, standard).
2. The following categories of dogs may be entered and shown in Best of Breed competition: Dogs that are Champions of Record and dogs which, according to their owners’ records, have completed the requirements for a championship, but whose championships are unconfirmed. The showing of unconfirmed Champions in Best of Breed competition is limited to a period of 90 days from the date of the show where the dog completed the requirements for a championship.
3. (Event Class) Consult the classification in this premium list. If the event class in which you are entering your dog is divided, then, in addition to designating the class, specify the particular division of the class in which you are entering your dog, i.e, age division, color division, weight division.
4. A dog must be entered in the name of the person who actually owned it at the time entries for an event closed. If a registered dog has been acquired by a new owner it must be entered in the name of its new owner in any event for which entries closed after the date of acquirement, regardless of whether the new owner has received the registration certificate indicating that the dog is recorded in his name. State on entry form whether transfer application has been mailed to the AKC. (For complete rules, refer to Chapter 11, Section 3.)
If this entry is for Junior Showmanship, please give the following information:
Jr. HANDLER ID# ________________________ JR.’S DATE OF BIRTH_________________________
CITY _______________________________________________ STATE ________________ ZIP_______________
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.
By signing the entry form I (we) certify that the Junior Showman does not now, and will not at any time, act as an
agent/handler for pay while continuing to compete in Junior Showmanship.
*NOTICE TO EXHIBITORS*
ENTRY FEE: $34.00 (including $.50 AKC recording fee and $3.00 AKC event service fee) for the first entry of a dog and $25.00 for each additional entry of the same dog. Puppy Classes (6-9 & 9-12 mons) are $20.00 for first entry. Bred by Exhibitor Classes are $20.00.
CLOSING DATE for entries 6:00 PM, Wednesday April 19, 2017 at the Show Secretary’s Office, make fees payable in US funds.
NO REFUND FOR DUPLICATE ENTRIES. We will make every effort to find all duplicate entries, but if a dog has been processed, no refund will be made.
ENTRY FEES shall not be refunded in the event that a dog is absent, disqualified, excused by Veterinarian or Judge, or barred from competition by action of the Show Committee. If because of riots, civil disturbances or other acts beyond the control of the NNJGSDC it is impossible to open or to complete the show, no refund of entry fee will be made.
NO ENTRY SHALL BE MADE AND NO ENTRY SHALL BE ACCEPTED WHICH SPECIFIES ANY CONDITIONS AS TO ITS ACCEPTANCE.
ERRORS ON ENTRY FORMS. Owners are responsible for errors in making out entry forms, whoever may make such errors, and no entry fee will be refunded in event of such errors or cancellation of entries after the published closing date.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF ENTRIES will be made as soon as practicable with tickets and/or identification cards. The person accompanying a dog must show tickets of admission and identification before the dog will be received. Should acknowledgement not be received by the exhibitor within a reasonable time, please notify The Show Secretary at 201-652-4239 or email@example.com
ENTRIES NOT ON OFFICIAL AKC FORMS AND PHOTOCOPIES of entry forms without the Agreement and Rules on the reverse side are not acceptable.
A recording fee of $.50 and an event service fee of $3.00 will be required for each dog entered at any Licensed or Member Club Show, Obedience Trial or Tracking Test. If a dog is entered in more than one class in the show, the Recording fee and an event Service fee is to be collected on the first entry only. (AKC Rule, Chap. 11, Sect. 2)
These Recording Fees and event service fees are to be collected by the Show-giving Club and paid to the American Kennel Club.
FEES MUST ACCOMPANY ENTRIES, Postdated checks and returned checks do not constitute a valid entry fee. The Show Secretary will add a collection fee of $30.00 to the amount of each returned check. Subsequent returned checks from the same exhibitors will result in their being put on a CASH ONLY basis. CANADIAN EXHIBITORS Make fees payable in US Funds.
Consult Judging Program For the time of Judging, Judges will not wait for any dog holding up a class. Owners or agents alone are responsible for the presence of their dogs in the Judging ring when their classes are called to be judged. Dogs not required for further judging will be excused.
ALL DOGS PRESENT MUST BE HELD ON LEASH OR CONFINED TO THEIR CRATES EXCEPT WHEN BEING JUDGED OR WHEN IN THE EXERCISE RING.
EXHIBITORS AND HANDLERS WILL BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR CLEAN CONDITIONS IN AND AROUND THEIR CRATES.
NNJGSDC WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE for the loss of, damage to, or death of any dog at the show or in transit to the show, or for the possessions of any exhibitor, whether the result of accident or any other cause. It is expressly understood that every dog at the show is in the care and custody and control of its owner or handler during the entire time the dog is on the show premises.
NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES PERMITTED ON SHOW GROUNDS
EFFECTIVE MAY 1, 2004: Exhibitors should follow their veterinarian’s recommendation to assure their dogs are free of internal and external parasites, any communicable disease, and have appropriate vaccination. (Pursuant to New Jersey State Health requirements, proof of current rabies vaccination must be available if requested).
American Kennel Club Certification
Permission is granted by the American Kennel Club
for the holding of this event under American Kennel Club
Rules and Regulations.
James P. Crowley, Secretary