The Afghan Hound Club of America, Inc.
The 78th National Specialty Show
Sunday, October 19th 2014 - Wednesday, October 22nd 2014
Bell County Expo Center & La Quinta Inn
Lynda Hicks, Show Chairman
Nicci von Broembsen, Show Co-Chairman
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
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.
Conformation, Obedience, Rally, Triathlon
|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
Mail checks to:
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.
Thank you for your consideration and best wishes.
Hotel & Reservations
La Quinta Inn & Suites - Belton
229 West Loop 121
Belton, TX 76513
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:
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.
|3 mi||River Forest Inn
1414 E. 6th St.
|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
|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
|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
|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
|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
|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
|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
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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