Kuvasz Club of America
2021 National Specialty
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PLEASE NOTE: After checking with the Starved Rock Kennel Club on April 9, 2021, we are happy to report there is no entry limit for any of the shows and that the original opening registration date of April 14, 2021, has been cancelled and will be established when the Premium List for the show is available.
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
The Kuvasz Club of America is proud to celebrate “Unmask the Potential” at our 29th National Specialty Event. The show committee has been working hard to plan a fantastic event for Kuvasz members, enthusiasts and exhibitors complete with fun gatherings, exciting events and great trophies.
Open the sections below for more information.
County Fairgrounds and Event Center
1060 East Peterson Road, Grayslake, IL 60030
This year the KCA has an agreement with the following hotels to accommodate everyone coming to the National Specialty. Please remember that it is becoming increasingly harder to find hotels willing to accommodate people with dogs. Please be kind to the staff at the hotels and above all, clean up after your dog! When looking your rooms, please use the information below:
Hotel: Sonesta Simply Suites Chicago Libertyville
Address: 1100 N US Route 45, Libertyville, IL 60048
Room prices: Studio suite $79; one-bedroom suite $99. (Rooms include kitchens.) Pet fee: $75/room per stay, non refundable. No breakfast available.
Hotel: Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago Libertyville
Address: 2061 Shell Rd, Libertyville, IL 60048
Room prices: King Rooms with pull out couch $109 without a pet/ $112 with a pet. No pet fee. Hot breakfast available.
RV, camper van, and travel trailer rental
Outdoorsy, Outdoorsy Website. Please book your RV, camper van, and travel trailer rental reservation through their website.
Schedule of Events
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
|TBD||Set up day. More information coming soon. An official form can be found on the Onofrio website at www.onofrio.com.|
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
|8:00 AM||Judges Education with Agi Hejja:
Seminar will be “hands on” with ringside mentoring.
Location: Lake County Fairgrounds
1060 E. Peterson Rd
Grayslake, IL 60030
Pre-register with Agi Hejja
3831 Broad Street Rd
Gum Spring, VA 23065
Cost: $30 check payable to Kuvasz Club of America
Kuvasz Club of America National Specialty Conformation Sweepstakes and Veteran Sweepstakes to be judged by Mr. D. Scott Feil Specialty Breed Judging to be judged by Mrs. Faye Struss
Thursday, June 17, 2021
|TBD||KCA Designated Specialty judged by Ms. Kim Anne Meredith.|
|TBD||Annual meeting will start one-half hour after Best in Show.|
Friday, June 18, 2021
|TBD||KCA Designated Specialty judged by Ms. Linda Robey.|
|6:30 PM||KCA Banquet, price $45 per person with cash bar.|
Saturday, June 19, 2021
|TBD||Obedience Trial and Rally Trial
Windy City Cluster Performance Day (no Conformation shows).
All-Breed Rally trial (prizes for Kuvasz), judge tbd.
All-Breed Obedience trial (prizes for Kuvasz), judge tbd.
Additional all-breed performance events open to Kuvasz, including Barn Hunt, Fast CAT, Scent Work, and Dock Diving.6:30 PM KCA Potluck Dinner, ringside, outdoors
Sunday, June 20, 2021
|TBD||KCA Designated Specialty judged by Mr. Juan Miranda.|
Aron Sanchez, Producer, Empire Entertainment
tel. 1 618-513-2766 Videographer Website
Order a Specialty DVD
Kuvasz Club of America National DVD/USB $85. The Video includes all of the events on National Specialty and one Designated Specialty. Mail name and address with check payment (made out to the KCA) to Doreen MacPherson-Hardt (Click here to print Order Form).
Banquet Chair: tbd
Don’t forget to reserve your seat at the KCA Awards Banquet! Join us to celebrate our Kuvasz and their owners’ and breeders’ achievements. Enjoy a fun and social evening with your fellow Kuvasz exhibitors. The auction and raffle table will offer some very unique items. Cash Bar begins at
6:30 PM (time is tentative and subject to change).
Date: June 18, 2021
Location: At the Fairgrounds near the Kuvasz ring
Cost: $45 per person
Checks should be made payable to the KCA and sent to Doreen MacPherson-Hardt.
Trophy Chair: Connie Townsend-Brady
Support your club and your breed. All donations will be recognized in a future issue of Kuvasz Quarterly. We are planning trophies for each day of the show, so please help us make 2021 a year to remember.