2013 National Specialty

Location: Double Tree by Hilton, 210 Holiday Court, Annapolis, MD 21401 | Phone Number: (410)224-3150 or (800)222-8733 Double Tree - Annapolis

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Group Name: American Shih Tzu Club
Group Code: AST
Check-in: 28-APR-2013 | Check-out: 05-MAY-2013

Room Rate: April 28-May 5: $109, plus $50 nonrefundable pet deposit for rooms with dogs (please specify you are with ASTC)

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  • Complimentary self parking
  • Complimentary shuttle service within 5 miles - plus partnership with a local transportation company for discounted rates from the airport to the hotel
  • Full service restaurant on premises, with several other restaurants within walking distance
  • Complimentary motor home parking -- with hotel room
  • Complimentary internet access in guest rooms
  • Fitness center


    Sunday, April 28:
    Registration (4-5 pm, hotel lobby) and Meet and Greet (6-8 pm, hotel restaurant)

    Monday, April 29:
    ASTC Agility Trial Set-up (10 am) and Trial (Noon - ?, Hot Dog Productions, Millersville, MD)
    ALSO - - - Registration

    Tuesday, April 30:
    ASTC Agility (HotDogProductions, Millersville, MD)
    Ring, raffle, and grooming setup (5-11 pm), registration, and welcome reception

    Wednesday, May 1:
    ASTC Rally and Obedience Trials (Ballroom, 8-11 am)
    Shih Tzu Fanciers of Greater Baltimore Specialty (Ballroom, 11 am-3 pm)
    ASTC Board Meeting (after judging)
    Canine Good Citizen Testing (Ballroom, 3-7 pm)

    Thursday, May 2:
    ASTC Rally and Obedience Trials (Ballroom, 8:30-11 am)
    STFGB Specialty (Ballroom, 11 am-2:30 pm)
    Breeder Education Seminar

    Friday, May 3:
    ASTC Sweepstakes (Ballroom)
    ASTC Annual General Meeting (ringside, following Sweepstakes) | Judges' Education Seminar

    Saturday, May 4:
    ASTC Specialty (Ballroom)
    ASTC Awards Banquet

    For more information contact show chair Lorraine De Salvo: desalvo@physics.umd.edu
    Vendor Contact: Judy Calverase | gremar17252@comcast.net