2014 National Announcement

The Afghan Hound Club of America, Inc.

Proudly Presents

The 78th National Specialty Show

Sunday, October 19th 2014 - Wednesday, October 22nd 2014
Belton, TX
Bell County Expo Center & La Quinta Inn

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Lynda Hicks, Show Chairman
512-799-0799
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Nicci von Broembsen, Show Co-Chairman
281-910-3609

Judging Program

Live Video Streaming, DVD & Blu-Ray

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Tentative Schedule

Click on individual events for detailed descriptions and more information.

Times are subject to change. As the national approaches, please check back for updates. Revised - November 7th, 2013

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All Reserved Grooming Spaces are now taken. All remaining grooming space (approximately 50% of the total grooming area) will be on a first come first served basis. Exhibitors may have access to the building on Monday, 10/20, starting at 1:00 pm.

Event Secretaries

Conformation, Obedience, Rally, Triathlon

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612 N. Ross Ave., Mexia, Tx. 76667
254-237-2158
bleakneyshowservices.com


Lure Coursing

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4500 Union Circle, Austin, Tx. 78744
512-441-6989


Agility

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2306 Hideout Cove, Leander, Tx. 78641
512-917-0911
trialsbylotus.com

Premium Lists & Files

Judges

David Frei Regular and Non-Regular Dog Classes and Best of Breed
Jane Jantos-Sheppard Regular and Non-Regular Bitch Classes
Floyd Gale Sweepstakes Classes (All), Triathlon
Jane Jantos-Sheppard Junior Showmanship Classes
Alan R. Arthur Agility Classes
Garry Newton & Judith Newton Lure Coursing
Cathy Caballero Obedience & Rally

 

Raffle & Auction

Cash Raffle: $1000

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Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20.
Make checks payable to "Afghan Hound Club of America"

Mail checks to:
Deb Ridley
PO Box 1032
Cheyenne, WY 82003

Silent Auction

Hello! On October 19th-22nd 2014, The Afghan Hound Club of America will hold a silent art auction. We are committed to make this a great success and I'm hoping you will help.

We're currently collecting merchandise and I am writing to request your support. By making a donation for our auction, you'd be making a contribution that will help the Afghan Hound Club of America.

If you are willing to donate for the art auction please contact me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 702-348-9338.

Thank you for your consideration and best wishes.

Sincerely,
Jennifer Pearce
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Peter Belmon...
Peter Belmont Print
Turquoise Pa...
Turquoise Painted Necklace
"Restful Pla...
Tim, a Dog o...
Tim, a Dog of the Mountains - 1st Print
Kay Finch Ce...
Kay Finch Ceramic
Vintage Crow...
Vintage Crown Crest Wicker Crate
Ceramic Tile
Ceramic Tile
Wall Hanging
Wall Hanging

Hotel & Reservations

La Quinta Inn & Suites - Belton
229 West Loop 121
Belton, TX 76513
(254) 939-2772

Room Rate $99
Call hotel and request Group Rate #622, Afghan Hound Club of America

The host hotel is fully booked.

WAIT LIST FOR THE 2014 NATIONAL HOST HOTEL:

The Host Hotel manager is working with Lynda Hicks directly regarding a wait list. The hotel will NOT keep a wait list, but WILL notify Lynda if/when there are cancellations during our dates so she can give them a name off the list to fill any vacancies in our block of rooms. If you would like to be included on the wait list, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Wait list will be on a first-request received basis. Please include your name, phone number, and what type of room you would prefer in your email.

Additionally, it's recommended that anyone on the wait list go ahead and make a reservation at other nearby lodging, so you'll be assured of having a room - you can always cancel it if we're able to get you into the host hotel.

Alternate Hotels

3 mi River Forest Inn
1414 E. 6th St.
Belton, Tx.
254-939-5711
Inexpensive - Breakfast included. 48 rooms, Microwave & refrig in all rooms, free internet, free parking. No pet fee for up to 2 dogs. Each addl. dog is $10 per night.
3.5 mi Knight's Inn
1102 East 2nd Avenue
Belton, TX 76513
254-939-3745
Inexpensive - Breakfast included. 42 rooms, free internet, free parking.
Pet Fee $10 - negotiable).
6 mi Holiday Inn Express
1991 N. Stagecoach Rd.
Salado, Tx., 76571
254-947-4004
Mid-range - Breakfast included, 79 rooms, 4 suites, free internet, free parking, refrig & microwave. Suites available. Pet fee $25 per stay per pet - negotiable)
7 mi Residence Inn
4301 S General Bruce Dr
Temple, Tx 76502
(254) 773-8400
Mid-Range - Breakfast included, 64 suites, free internet, free parking, all-suites w/full kitchen .Will waive the pet fee for dog show.
7.5 mi Stagecoach Inn
401 S. Stagecoach Rd.
Salado, Tx. 76571
254-947-5111
Historic – Mid-Range – Coffee Shop, Restaurant & Bar onsite –Free internet, free parking. Golf Course, Restaurants & shopping nearby. . Some rooms are reserved as pet friendly.
10 mi La Quinta Inn
1604 W. Barton Ave.
Temple, Tx. 76504
254-771-2980
Mid-Range - Breakfast included, 106 rooms, 3 suites, free internet, free parking, some rooms have microwaves & refrig. Suites available. Pets welcome.
18 mi Shiloh Inn & Suites
3701 S. WS Young Dr.
Killeen, Tx. 76542
254-699-0999
UPSCALE – Shuttle Available to/from Killeen Airport (not free) Breakfast included, Restaurant on-site, all-suite - kitchens in rooms, free internet, free parking. Pets welcome.

*Please check on rates and current pet policy when making your reservation.

FOR THOSE STAYING FOR THE 4 ALL-BREED SHOWS AND AUSTIN SPECIALTY FOLLOWING THE NATIONAL IN AUSTIN:
Those shows are about a 45 minute drive from the National location. If you want to move closer to those shows, try the Sleep Inn & Suites, 8410 Hwy 290 E., Austin, Tx. They are 100% non-smoking hotel and about 5 minutes from the site where those shows are . They offer a free hot breakfast and are waiving the pet fee if you call the hotel direct and ask for the Kennel Club rate, which is $99 a night. This hotel is new, clean and in a safe area. Phone # is 512-524-5400

RV Information

Expo Center RV (on-site): 18 RV sites (electric & water hookups / no sewer) for $20/day. These are rented for $20/day by the Expo Center. Note: They are behind the horse barns, and are about 300 yds from the door of the show building. - a little farther from the show building than the adjacent RV Park Call the Expo Center - (254) 933-5353 for reservations. RV's can park for free in the Expo Center lot near the show building – NO HOOKUPS. Belton RV Park: Adjacent to the showsite Campsites with full hookups, Rates – 30 amp $34/night, 50 amp, $36/ night – discounted weekly rates are available, in case anyone coming to the 4 shows prior to the Specialty might want them. Free WiFi, Pool. Coin operated Laundry on site. Dogs welcome – No pet fee. http://beltonrvpark.com/ 254-939-1961

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