Welcome to the 2016 ESSFTA
National Specialty Website!


Saturday, May 28 - Saturday, June 4, 2016
Evergreen State Fairgrounds
14405 179th Ave SE
Monroe, WA 98272


The Location

The Evergreen State Fairgrounds is located in Monroe, Washington. Monroe is approximately an hour drive from the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and from downtown Seattle.  Please note that traffic volumes will frequently impact these drive times.

Best known as home of the bustling Evergreen State Fairgrounds, the City of Monroe remains the fastest growing area in the lush Skykomish River Valley.  The show site is located within minutes of hotels, restaurants, and shopping.  The fairgrounds offers RV parking, and there are nearby lodging accommodations.

For a map of the fairgrounds, click here:


Host Club

The 2016 ESSFTA National Specialty is proudly hosted by the
Puget Sound English Springer Spaniel Association

The PSESSA has hosted the National Specialty in 1972, 1982, 1992, and 2002.


Information Brochure

To view and print a Word .DOC copy of the Information Brochure, click HERE:
To view and print an Adobe .PDF copy of the Information Brochure, click HERE


Premium Lists:



Judging Program:



Video Streaming

To be updated soon!


Schedule of Events

(All very tentative, and updated as we receive information)

Saturday - May 28, 2016


Hunt Test – ESSFTA Supported entry
(Offsite in Scatter Creek, WA)

Agility (Offsite near Mt. Vernon, WA)

Sunday - May 29, 2016


Hunt Test – (Offsite in Scatter Creek, WA)

Agility – ESSFTA Supported Entry
(Offsite near Mt. Vernon, WA)

Conformation Grooming Setup Move-in Day

Monday - May 30, 2016


Hunt Test (Offsite in Scatter Creek, WA)

PSESSA Specialty – Puppy and Veteran Sweepstakes

Combined PSESSA and ESSFTA Welcome Party

Tuesday - May 31, 2016


PSESSA Specialty – Dog and Bitch classes

PSESSA Obedience

Rally ring rental available after Obedience

Wednesday - June 1, 2016


PSESSA Specialty – complete Bitch classes if needed, Non-Regular Classes and Best of Breed

PSESSA Junior Showmanship and Pee Wees

Balance of PSESSA Obedience if needed


Obedience ring rental after judging

ESSFTA Top 20 Competition (Evening)

Thursday - June 2, 2016


ESSFTA Puppy and Veteran Sweepstakes

Begin National Specialty Obedience Trial

Begin ESSFTA Dog classes

CGC Testing – after Breed competition

Rally Ring Rental Available After Obedience

Team Obedience

DNA Bank – Blood Draw

Judges’ Education

ESSFTA Parent Club Meeting

Friday - June 3, 2016


Complete ESSFTA Dog Classes

ESSFTA Bitch Classes

Veterans and Non-Regular (pending final entry, Veterans and Non-Regular may need to be moved to Saturday)

Judges’ Education Ringside Mentoring

Complete ESSFTA Obedience if needed


ESSFTA Foundation Event - Breeders’ Showcase

DNA Bank – Blood Draw

Juniors Workshop

ESRA Dinner and Auction (Evening)

Saturday - June 4, 2016


Rescue Parade (Lunch Time)

ESSFTA Junior Showmanship

Judges’ Education Ringside Mentoring

Balance of ESSFTA Bitch classes if needed

Veterans and Non-Regular (pending final entry, Veterans and Non-Regular may need to be judged on Saturday)

ESSFTA Best of Breed, Stud Dog, Brood Bitch, Brace

ESSFTA Awards Banquet (Evening)

Conformation Grooming Setup Move-out Day

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