The Afghan Hound Club of America, Inc.

Proudly Presents

The 87th National Specialty Show

Sunday, October 13th 2024 - Thursday, October 17th 2024
Wilmington, OH
Roberts Centre

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Dorma Sue Busby & Becky Morisette, Show Chairpersons

Judges

Regular and Non-Regular Classes and Best of Breed
James Donahue
Sweepstakes Classes (All), Triathlon
Connie Butherus
Lure Coursing
Mathew Coughlin, Dr. Anne Midgarden
Agility
Obedience & Rally
Junior Showmanship Classes
Sarah Malinowski

Committee Chairpersons

Show Chairperson
Dorma Sue Busby
Assistant Show Chairperson
Becky Morisette
Agility Chairperson
Dr. Ulrike Reinisch
Obedience & Rally Chairperson
Claudia Jakus
Triathlon Chairperson
Beth Erisman-Thomas
Performance Events Chairperson
Robert Jordan
Show Secretary
Dorma Sue Busby
Companion Events Secretary
Lynda Hicks
Performance Events Secretary
Eddie Kominek
Announcer
James Donahue & Scott Pfeil
Art Auction
Leslie Stoffels
Auctioneer
Jason Taylor
Awards Chairperson
James Donahue
Awards Dinner
James Donahue
Award Dinner Master of Ceremonies
Jason Taylor
Breed Education/Seminar
H Russell Hastings
Catalog Advertising
Joy Adkins-Miller
Catalog Sales
Dorma Sue Busby
Chief Ring Steward
David Giordano
Club & Show Sales/Merchandise
Erica Jantos
Communications
Erica Jantos
Companion Events Volunteer Coordinator
Susan Weatherhead
Decorations
Russ & Barb Hastings
Dog Bathing
Susan Weatherhead
Emergency Response Coordinator
H Russell Hastings
Event Reservations
AHCA Store
Exhibitor Hospitality
TBD
Fund Raising/Trophy Donation
Beth Collins & Susan Hamlin
Grounds
AHCA Members
Judges Education Seminar
James Donahue
Judges' Hospitality
Israel Garcia
Juniors Seminar
Darla Miller
Live Streaming
Eddie Kominek
Logo Design
Mary Ann Giordano
National Anthem Flautist
James Donahue
Photographer
Turley Photography
Rescue Raffle
Martha Powell
Reserved Grooming & Seating
RV Parking
Darla Miller
Trophy Artist
TBD
Trophy Chair
Barb Hastings
Trophy Donations
Beth Collins & Sue Hamlin
Vendors & Vendor Reservations
Ken Amos

Schedule

Click on individual events for detailed descriptions and more information.

Times are subject to change and are not final until the Judges' Programs are posted.

Subscribe:

Dining Reservations, Purchase Vendor Spaces, Buy Ad Space

Do this and more at the AHCA2023 Store

Art Auction Gallery

Framed limited edition print, “The Cliff Dwellers”
Framed limited edition print, “The Cliff Dwellers”
Oil on canvas of Afghan Hound
Oil on canvas of Afghan Hound
Canvas print of a Domino Afghan Hound
Canvas print of a Domino Afghan Hound
Metal sculpture
Metal sculpture
1 of 1 Giclee print
1 of 1 Giclee print
Framed black and tan Afghan Hound head study
Framed black and tan Afghan Hound head study
Sterling Silver brooch
Sterling Silver brooch
Framed limited edition print, “The Four Seasons”
Framed limited edition print, “The Four Seasons”
Original pastel, Afghan Hound head study
Original pastel, Afghan Hound head study
Ceramic pitcher with Coursing Afghan Hounds
Ceramic pitcher with Coursing Afghan Hounds
Framed print Afghan Hound head study
Framed print Afghan Hound head study
Original painting of 3 Afghan Hounds
Original painting of 3 Afghan Hounds
Lamp, hand painted
Lamp, hand painted
Framed Tom Lilly print
Framed Tom Lilly print
Original framed oil painting
Original framed oil painting
Sterling Silver Bracelet with turquoise beads
Sterling Silver Bracelet with turquoise beads
Giclee print - 2nd of 3
Giclee print - 2nd of 3
Stained glass art work of Afghan Hound with St Louis Arch
Stained glass art work of Afghan Hound with St Louis Arch
Modern style asymmetrical polished metal spring clamp bracelet with 2 Afghan Hound head studies painted on each side
Modern style asymmetrical polished metal spring clamp bracelet with 2 Afghan Hound head studies painted on each side
Original pastel of 2 Afghan Hounds
Original pastel of 2 Afghan Hounds
9” tall standing Afghan Hound ceramic sculpture
9” tall standing Afghan Hound ceramic sculpture
Signed print of head study of 2 Afghan Hounds
Signed print of head study of 2 Afghan Hounds
Sterling Silver necklace with lapis lazuli
Sterling Silver necklace with lapis lazuli
Signed print of Afghan Hound head
Signed print of Afghan Hound head
5” Bronze medallion of 2 Afghan Hound Heads
5” Bronze medallion of 2 Afghan Hound Heads
Framed print of Afghan Hound
Framed print of Afghan Hound
Southwestern Vase
Southwestern Vase
Framed print of standing Afghan Hound
Framed print of standing Afghan Hound
Sterling Silver Afghan Hound necklace with Morganite Beads
Sterling Silver Afghan Hound necklace with Morganite Beads
Kay Finch tankard
Kay Finch tankard
Kay Finch plate with Afghan Hound Head
Kay Finch plate with Afghan Hound Head
Original pen and ink commissioned drawing of your own dog by Frances Schuleit
Original pen and ink commissioned drawing of your own dog by Frances Schuleit

Trophies

by Martial Robin
by Martial Robin
by Martial Robin
by Martial Robin

Online Payments & Donations

Please be sure to change/update quantities on the PayPal payment screen for multiple guests before authorizing payment.

Awards Banquet

$40/person c/o Barb Bornstein

Guest Names:

Art Auction Dinner

$30/person
c/o Barb Bornstein

Guest Names:

Breeders Symposium

$15/person
c/o Linda Jackson

Guest Names: Hotel & Reservations

Holiday Inn Wilmington
123 Gano Rd.
Wilmington, OH 45177

TO RESERVE A ROOM:
Call: 937-283-3200
Press option # 3
NOTE: If you don’t press 3, you’ll get sent to central reservations and won’t be able to access the room block
The Block Name is Afghan Hound Club of America
Rate: $139.00/night - CODE: AHN
Reservations may be made until October 1, 2024 – or until the block is sold out.

 Evening Event Reservations for the Breeders' Education Seminar Breakfast on Tuesday, Art Auction & Dinner on Wednesday and the Awards Banquet on Thursday can be made through the AHCA Store as soon as the final information is posted.

RV Reservations

Overnight RV parking will be available on the show grounds with Full Hook-ups at a rate of $50/night and dry camping at a rate of $35/night. Any and all RV parking must be pre-registered with the hotel using the below form. Please see all rules in the agreement below. Please note that we put a line on the form "special consideration" in hopes that anyone with handicap needs, want to be parked close to a friend, or have any addition request can be assisted. Every effort will be made to accommodate those arriving early on the 12th.

Trophy Donations

Any trophy donation of $50 or more will receive a free catalog

Catalog Advertisements

ADVERTISE in COLOR!!
 
Tell our fancy about youngsters coming up; proud wins; oldsters who are slowing down; memorialize those that have left us; share the story of how you got started; or just say “hello!”
 
FREE CATALOG WITH A 2 PAGE AD
 
Best Deal!
➡️Paid 2 page ad $90.00⬅️
(+Free catalog=$20 value)
                
➡️paid 1 page ad, $50.00⬅️
 
Regional Clubs advertising upcoming specialty or other club news:   $25.00 per Ad.
 
?FIRST come, FIRST serve:  the cover will be in glossy color, the inside front cover is reserved for AHCA;
however...
 
?$100 inside back cover!?
?$150 for outside back cover!?
(Free catalog not included)
 
Camera ready, jpg/pdf format.
Ad size 4.75” x 8” (½” border for binding and ¼” outside border).
 
Payment must be paid in full at The AHCA Store before submission!
 
Send those camera ready ads to:
Joy Atkins-Miller,
636-584-5656 (texts only plz)
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before September 1, 2022!
 
Thank you for supporting our Afghan Hounds and our Afghan Hound Club of America...still going strong after all these years!

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