Next Meeting

Potomac Valley Standard Schnauzer Club

Sunday, August 27


Canine Training Association Building

6286 Distribution Drive

Beltsville, Maryland

An air-conditioned facility!


For registration PRIOR to day of match, use this Pre-registration Match Form due no later than August 21st. (Entries can also be made at Match, but pre-entry saves you money and time.)

OBEDIENCE: Judge, Betsy Seiffert. Beginner Novice, Novice, Open, (A & B in all classes).

RALLY: Judge, Keith Enzor. Rally Novice and Rally Advanced. (NOTE: Rally/Obedience dogs with titles can compete for exhibition only.)

CONFORMATION: Judge, Pat Malan. Puppy 3-6 mo., 6-9 mo., 9-12 mo., 12-18 mo., Open, Best Puppy (3-12 mo.). Best Adult; Best in Match and BOS to BIM (All classes divided by sex.) No chalking of dogs inside building.

JUNIOR SHOWMANSHIP: 9-11 yrs., 12-14 yrs, 15-17 yrs.

Parade of Champions & Performance/Obedience Titleholders (non-competitive).

Ribbons, trophies and rosettes will be offered in Obedience, Conformation, Jr. Showmanship, and Parade of Champions and Obedience Titleholders. Professional handlers may enter and handle only dogs they own or co-own. Champions of Record may not compete in regular breed classes.

Entry Fees: Preregistration: $8.00 for first entry, $3.00 each additional entry of same dog (use Pre-registration Match Form ) $2 for PARADE only. Day of match: $10.00 for first entry; $5.00 each additional entry of same dog.

Time: On-site registration: Obedience 9:00 -10:00 am, Conformation 9:00 am – 1:00 pm. Judging Times: Rally – 9:30 a.m followed by Obedience (note early start). Conformation – 1:30 p.m.

Pizza luncheon will be available at noon for $8.00, including drink.

Help Needed: Call or email Melissa Jennings (, 703-497-6887) if you can help with the following:

SET- UP: Arrive early and help arrange ring layout, set up obedience equipment, chairs, tables and signs.

LUNCH: Help with setting out the food, clean-up and collection of lunch tickets would be great! Also, call Melissa if you can bring a cooler with ice.

CLEAN-UP: very important, make sure the building is swept clean inside and rings etc. put back as before, also patrol outside the building to make sure that it is also left clean.

For more information, call Melissa Jennings at 703-497-2985 or Gail Mackiernan at 301-989-1828.


From I-495 (Washington Beltway): Take Exit 23 North (Rt. 201). (The road changes names from Edmonston Ave. to Old Baltimore Pike.) Go North 4.2 miles to a left at Distribution Drive (look for PVSSC sign and Shepherd!s Electrical at corner). Go 0.2 mile (just past 84 Lumber) to right into parking lot. 6826 is half way down on the right, look for signs and banners.

From I-95: Take exit 29 (Route 212) East towards Beltsville (crossing over I-95). Stay on Ammendale Rd about 1.5 mile, look for large sign “Ammendale Business Center“ on left. Take next left onto Virginia Manor Rd., and after 1/2 mile, turn right onto Muirkirk Rd. Go 0.6 m, over Rt 1 and past MARC station, turn right at light onto Old Baltimore Pike. Turn right at Shepherd!s Electrical sign onto Distribution Drive and follow directions above.

For a detailed printout of directions from your home, log onto the Internet and go to or


INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY: If a snow emergency or other severe weather alert is called, the meeting will be cancelled! An email and web site alert will be sent if there is time. If unsure of meeting status, call meeting hosts or board member before leaving.

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