National Specialty

MPCA NATIONAL SPECIALTY

The Miniature Pinscher Club of America, Inc. holds their National Specialty once a year at different locations across the country.

2018 National Specialty Information

May 10 – 12, 2018
Show Chair:  TBA (interim contact is Judy Stout-Reynolds)

National Specialty Flyer

Hotel Information:

Red Lion Hotel and Conference Center
Kelso, Washington
Reservations Call 360-636-4400, Code: MPCA

See Flyer for Additional Information

2018 National Specialty Judges

Breed Judge: Mrs. Ann D. Hearn
Sweepstakes Judge: Ms. Pamela Campbell-Dziuk
Obedience: TBA
Futurity Judge: TBA

2018 Pacific Northwest Specialty Judge
Breed Judge: TBA


Request Form for 2018 Premium List & Judging Schedule

Please use the following form to request an email copy of the MPCA National Specialty Premium List and the Local Club Premium List and/or the MPCA National Specialty Judging Schedule and the Local Club’s Judging Schedule. Make sure you complete the form and check the appropriate boxes.

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Rotation Schedule

The Miniature Pinscher Club of America, Inc. holds their National Specialty on the following rotation schedule:

  • 2017 – Central Zone
  • 2018 – Pacific Zone
  • 2019 – Eastern Zone
  • 2020 – Mountain Zone

New National Board Liaisons

The following board members are available to help local clubs with hosting the National Specialty. Note: The intent is to provide assistance only, not to take over any of the show chairman’s responsibilities.

  • Ms. Pam Dziuk – Can provide assistance with working with hotels.
  • Mr. Thomas Baldwin – Can provide assistance with deadlines and information that needs to be sent to AKC.

National Challenge Trophies

 

The Pamella Ruggie (Pevensey) Challenge Trophy

A statue of Min Pin lying on a rug is offered through the Miniature Pinscher Club of America, Inc., by Marcia Tucker, Lonnie Phillips & Pat Prellwitz to the owner(s) of the Best Puppy in Sweepstakes at National Specialty shows only. For permanent possession, this trophy must be won three times by the same owner(s), not necessarily with the same dog nor at consective National Specialties. However, the owner(s) of record must be identical the three times. After the show, the donors shall be responsible for holding the trophy in their possession until the next show or until the requirements for permanent possession are met.

The Frank Mercer (Mercers) Challenge Trophy

An original Miniature Pinscher Bolo cherished by Frank Mercer is offered through the Miniature Pinscher Club of America, Inc. by Janis Mercer to the breeder and owner exhibitor of Best Bred By Exhibitor In Show dog at National Specialty shows only. The first place Bred by Exhibitor Dog and Bitch will compete for Best Bred By Exhibitor In Show for qualification of this award to the winner. For permanent possession, this trophy must be won three times by the same breeder/owner/exhibitor of record, not necessarily with the same dog, nor at consecutive National Specialties. However, the breeder/owner/exhibitor must be the same individual the three times, and his/her name must appear as breeder and owner of record, whether co-bred or co-owned. After the show, the donor shall be responsible for holding the trophy in his/her possession until the next show or until the requirements for permanent possession are met.

 

Upcoming Events:

MPCA National Specialty
Date: May 10 – 12, 2018
Location: Kelso, WA (near Portland, OR)

National Results:

Results by Year

2020 2019 2018 2017
2016 2015 2014 2013
2012 2011 2010 2009
2008 2007 2006 2005
2004 2003 2002 2001
2000 1999 1998 1997