The Havana Silk Dog Association of America welcomes you to our 2023 National Specialty

Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference
Center, Tapestry Collection by Hilton

August 23-27, 2023

1000 Virginia Center Pkwy, Glen Allen, VA, 23059
+1 804-727-1400

Special rate for either 1 King Bed or Two Queen Beds is $119 per night.
Pet fee is a nonrefundable $50 per stay fee. Hotel registration at this rate
closes on 8/02/23 so make your reservation early! Use this link to book
online or call the hotel directly.

Note: Blue link does work!

Havana Silk Dog
2023 National Specialty
Show Committee
Show Chairman: Susan Gunter
Show Secretary: Marilyn Spence
Hospitality: Gloria and Dave Sharrar
Seminars: Linda Heimiller
Trophies: Janet Mulligan
Banquet: Cindy Lanigan and Lonnie Steinberg
Fundraising: Janet Mulligan
Ring Stewards and Scribes: Linda Heimiller, Henry Gunter and Marilyn Spence
Judge Acquisition: Mary O’Day
Photography: Donald Spence
OFA Eye Clinic: Susan Ferguson
Welcome Bags: Linda Heimille


08/23/23 Wednesday
4:00pm Check in time
6:00pm Welcome get together in the Tavern Bar & Grill hosted by Gloria and Dave Sharrar.

08/24/23 Thursday
9:30am Annual Membership Meeting in the Hotel Ballroom
Noon-1:30pm Lunch on your own
1:30 Please collect your armbands for the show in the Hotel Ballroom. Be on
time or early!
2:00pm Regional Specialty Show #1 Commences
We will follow the normal show schedule starting with the Companion classes and ending
with BISS. Pictures following the show.
4:30pm Agility Seminar
6:00-10:00pm Dinner and Play Date at Barbara and Jerry Stout’s home.

08/25/23 Friday
9:30am-11:30am Noon Regional Specialty Show #2 Commences. Pictures following the show
11:30am-12:30pm Lunch on your own
12:30-1:30pm Members Roundtable (feel free to bring your lunch)
1:30-2:30pm Breeders Evaluation Education with Judge Leah James
3:00-5:30pm Scent Seminar
6:00-7:00pm Dinner on your own
7:00pm CGC Testing

08/26/23 Saturday
9:00am National Specialty commences. We start the day with the Puppy
Sweepstakes followed by our National Specialty. Pictures following the show.
12:00-1:30pm Lunch on you own
3:00pm OFA Eye Health Clinic
We will have OFA eye exams provided by board-certified ophthalmologist, Michael Blair
6:00pm Annual Banquet and Awards Presentation

08/27/23 Sunday
11:00am Check out time

Please Join Us!