Friday, September 9, 2011

2012 American Shih Tzu Club Specialty & GGSTF Specialty

                                            The Year of the Dragon 2012

Here we go! All the information for the Shih Tzu National Specialty. Were looking forward to a spectacular event, mark your calender.

May 8 - 12, 2012*

(*pending AKC approvals)

American Shih Tzu Club

40th National Specialty & Sweepstakes*

30th Obedience Trial & 7th Rally Trial*

hosted by:

Golden Gate Shih Tzu Fanciers

offering Two Specialties*

Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport

1333 Bayshore Highway

Burlingame CA 94010

Reservations: online:


(subject to change):

Tuesday, May 8: Myra Savant Harris seminar: sponsored by ASTC Charitable Trust

“Canine Reproduction, Whelping techniques, Puppy intensive care”

Wednesday, May 9: Golden Gate Shih Tzu Fanciers - Judge: Neil Graves

Grooming Seminar: “Learn Techniques from the Pros’

Thursday, May 10: American Shih Tzu Club: Obedience, Rally - Judge: Cathy Dutra

Golden Gate Shih Tzu Fanciers - Judge: Paullet DeLong

Friday, May 11: American Shih Tzu Club: Sweepstakes - Judge TBD

Annual General Meeting

Saturday, May 19: American Shih Tzu Club Judges: William Cunningham, Dogs

Wendy Paquette, Bitches, Intersex

Beautiful San Francisco Bay Area offers a variety of sights to see and things to do!

Within the Greater Bay Area, find Wineries, Breweries, Gardens, Museums, beautiful Pacific coastline in

San Mateo County, plus the many well known tourist attractions in San Francisco, Hotel shuttle to BART

(Bay Area Rapid Transit) and BART into San Francisco provide easy access to downtown San Francisco.

Come Early - Stay Late


Superintendent: Trent Foy Dog Shows

Day of Show Secretary: Sally Vilas


Event Chairperson Sally Vilas

Assistant Event Chairperson Pat Thomas

Awards Banquet Paula Arrigoni, Alyce Kotze, Carol Brigance

Catalog Advertising Alyce Kotze

Chief Ring Steward TBD

Decorations Earl Takahashi & Adrian Agard

Hospitality/ Welcome Bags Therese Forman & Peggy Souza

Registration Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Takamoto

Reservations/Pre-orders Bonnie Prato

Trophies Adrian Agard & Earl Takahashi

Vendors Loree Levy Schwartz

Grounds David Boone