Welcome to the 2017 ESSFTA
National Specialty Website!

Sunday, July 9th thru Saturday, July 15th, 2017
Purina Farms Event Center
200 Checkerboard Loop
Gray Summit, MO 63039-1132

The Location

Located about one hour southwest from downtown St. Louis and the Lambert–St. Louis International Airport, the Purina Event Center in Gray Summit, Missouri, provides a central location for people traveling from all parts of the country. Within 10 minutes from the Purina Event Center are several hotels that accept dogs with little or no additional fees; some even offer dog-bathing rooms. Besides the RV parking available at the Purina Event Center, five campgrounds are located near the show site. A variety of restaurants can be found in the area, and there are major entertainment attractions throughout the metropolitan St. Louis area. The Purina Event Center promises to deliver "Best in Show" amenities!

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Friday, July 7, 2017
Agility – All Breed Agility at Purina

Saturday, July 8, 2017
Hunt Test – ESSFTA Supported entry (Off Site)
Agility – All Breed Agility at Purina

Sunday, July 9, 2017
Hunt Test – (Off Site)
Agility – All Breed Agility at Purina

Monday, July 10, 2017
Agility – All Breed Agility at Purina

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
ESSFTA English Springer Spaniel Only Agility at Purina
Obedience ring rental starting about Noon
Judges’ Education
Welcome Party at Purina Farms Event Center
Parts Competition - A Foundation Event
Puppy/Veteran Sweepstakes Spectacular

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Tracking Test at Purina at Dawn
ESSFTA Puppy and Veteran Sweepstakes
Obedience Trial after Tracking
Rally Ring Rental Available After Obedience
Sniff and Go after Obedience
Top 20

Thursday, July 13, 2017
ESSFTA Dog Classes
Rally Trial - AM
ESSFTA National Specialty Rally Trial - PM
CGC Testing – after Breed competition
Obedience Ring Rental Available After Rally
Team Obedience
DNA Bank – Blood Draw
Parent Club Meeting

Friday, July 14, 2017
ESSFTA Bitch Classes
Ringside Mentoring
ESSFTA National Specialty Obedience Trial
Foundation Event - Breeders’ Showcase
DNA Bank – Blood Draw
Rescue Party & Auction
Juniors Workshop

Saturday, July 15, 2017
Rescue Parade
ESSFTA Junior Showmanship
Ringside Mentoring
Best of Breed/Stud Dog/Brood Bitch/Brace
ESSFTA Awards Banquet



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