Havana Silk Dog Association of America welcomes you to our
2021 National Specialty to be held at the
Wyndham Oceanfront, Virginia Beach, VA
57th St and Atlantic Avenue | Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451 | United States | 757-428-7025
October 27-31, 2021

National Specialty Forms

Please note: The National Specialty is two days, but it is only ONE show.
We have a Regional show on Thursday morning and Friday afternoon and the National
Specialty (one show) on Saturday and Sunday, for a total of three shows over the course
of the weekend.

HOTEL
Wyndham Oceanfront Virginia Beach
57th St. and Atlantic Ave.
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
757-428-7025

Ask for Havana Silk Dog Association block to get special room rate of $94 for an oceanfront
room. The pet fee is $100 for the entire week for up to three dogs. Each dog over 3 is an additional single $25 fee. You can book your room online at: https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/groups/hr/havana-silkdogs-association

Havana Silk Dog 2021 National Specialty Show Committee

Show Chairman/Secretary:

Dog Halloween Party

Hospitality:

Seminars:

Trophies:

Banquet:

Live and Silent Auction:

Ring Stewards and
Scribes:

Judge Acquisition

Photography

OFA Eye Clinic

Welcome Bags

Marilyn Spence

Cathy Foldesi

Mary O’Day

Marilyn Spence

Lilian Capetti and Mary O’Day

Cindy Lanigan and Lonnie Steinberg

Janet Mulligan

Frank Conticchio, Tom DeLanzo and
Marilyn Spence

Helen and Frank Conticchio

Donald Spence

Susan Ferguson, Cathy Foldesi and
Suzanne LaCosse

Susan Gunter

2021 NATIONAL SPECIALTY SCHEDULE

10/27/21 Wednesday
Arrive at hotel during the day
7:30 pm -9:30 pm  Welcome with Light Snacks  Beverages in the Hospitality Suite (Room 111) hosted by Pat and Tom DeLanzo

10/28/21 Thursday
9:30 am    Check-in time for the show. Be on time or early!
10:00 am-Noon: Regional Specialty Show #1 Commences
We will follow the normal show schedule starting with the Companion classes and ending
with BISS. A specific schedule with approximate show times for the entire weekend will be available along with your welcome bag. Pictures following the show.

Noon-1:30 pm: Box lunches provided in the Hospitality Suite (Room 111) Hosted by Gloria and Dave Sharrar

2:00-3:00 pm Seminar: Showing Your Dog to its Full Potential


Seminars are free to members! All Seminars will be held in the Cape Henry Ballroom.
Donald Jernigan will be providing a coaching session on handling. An exciting session where novice and experienced handlers can learn to better present their dogs in the ring. Pet owners who want to work more effectively with their dogs will benefit from this seminar as well as experienced conformation exhibitors.

3:00 pm Canine Good Citizen Testing Performed by Cathy Foldesi in the showroom

4:00 pm Play date hosted by Suzanne LaCosse in the Grooming Area.  All dogs welcome!

7:00- 9:30 pm  Beverages and light snacks in Hospitality, Room 111.  Hosted by Cindy and Steve Lanigan

10/29/21 Friday
10:00 am-Noon Annual Membership Meeting in the Cape Henry Ballroom
Noon-1:30 pm Box Lunches in Hospitality Room 111. Hosted by Cathy and Les Foldesi
2:00 pm Regional Specialty Show #2 Commences. Pictures following the show.

4:00 pm Seminar: Assessing Correct Shoulder assembly in your own dogs and puppies

Helen Conticchio, the Chair of the Evaluator’s Committee, along with the Evaluator’s Committee will teach us how to evaluate shoulders in our own dogs and puppies. Time permitting, they will also answer other confirmation questions.  Bring your dog, your table and your questions!


7:00-9:30 pm Beverages and light snacks in the Hospitality Room 111. Hosted by Dina
and Steve Liner

10/30/21 Saturday
9:30am: National Specialty
We start the day with the Puppy Sweepstakes, followed by the Veteran Sweepstakes
followed by Companion Class Dogs and end with Provisional/Certified Class Dogs.

12:00-1:30 pm Box Lunches in Hospitality, Room 111. Hosted by Lyle and Mary Cisney
2:00 pm: Doggy Costume Parade and Games with Cathy Foldesi
3:00 pm: OFA Eye Health Clinic in the Hospitality room 111
We will have OFA eye exams provided by board-certified ophthalmologist, Michael Blair.
Please contact Susan Ferguson for an appointment time.
6:00 pm: Annual Silent Auction and Cocktails. Silent auction items will be on display in the banquet room beginning at 6:00 pm.  All proceeds go to support our National Rosettes and Trophy fund.
7:00 pm Banquet followed by our Annual Awards Presentation.

10/31/21 Sunday
9:30am: National Specialty resumes. We start with then Companion BOB, then
the Provisional/Certified BOB, Companion BISS, Provisional/Certified BISS, Stud Dog,
Brood Bitch, Brace, Generations and ending with Bred by Exhibitor Class
12:00pm Clean up. Any assistance will be greatly appreciated.

Show Results

Thursday October 28, 2021
Regional Specialty Show #1
Judge: Donald Jernigan

BISS: GCH By The Bay Chewbacca @ Treasure Isle
Owner: Marilyn Spence

BOB: CH Zigfield’s Talk of the Town Toula
Owner: Susan Ferguson

BOS: CH BellaLuz Wearing Armani
Owners: Pat & Tom DeLanzo

BOW/WD: Silk Romance Black Knight @ PineGlen
Owners: Pat & Tom DeLanzo

WB: Pretty Woman Flupsie @ Tyburn Woods
Owner: Mary O’Day

Comp BISS/BOB/WD: Treasure Isle’s Seas The Day
Owner: Linda Heimiller

Friday October 29, 2021
Regional Specialty Show #2
Judge: Liz Bianchi

BISS/BOB: CH Treasure Isle Grace O’Maille
Owner: Marilyn Spence

BOS: CH BellLuz Kings Bay’s Hunter Springs
Owner: Janet Mulligan

AOM: CH Zigfield’s Talk of the Town Toula
Owner: Susan Ferguson

AOM: JrCH Faireweather Catch Me If You Can
Owner: Susan Gunter

BOW/WD: Silk Romance Black Knight @ PineGlen
Owners: Pat & Tom DeLanzo

WB: Faireweather Tellicherry Extra Bold
Owners: Susan Olive & Anthony Rall

Comp BISS/BOB/WD: Treasure Isle’s Seas The Day
Owner: Linda Heimiller

Saturday October 30-31, 2021
National Specialty
Judge: Dr Albert Bianchi

BISS: DGCH Hurricane Ridge’s Tyburn Woods Ms. G
Owner: Mary O’Day

RBISS: GCH Precioso Elfin Beanie Baby
Owner: Susan Ferguson

BOB: CH BellaLuz Kings Bay’s Hunter Springs
Owner: Janet Mulligan

BOS: CH Treasure Isle Grace O’Maille
Owner: Marilyn Spence

AOM CH Zigfield’s Talk of the Town Toula
Owner: Susan Ferguson

AOM: CH Zigfield Kings Bay’s Rock Star
Owner: Janet Mulligan

WD: Faireweather A Gents Wink @ Concordia
Owners: Helen and Frank Conticchio

WB: Silk Romance Into My Arms Forever
Owner: Lilian Capetti

Comp BISS: Comp BGCH Kailani’s Mountain Mist
Owners: Cindy & Steve Lanigan

Comp BOB/BOW/WD: Treasure Isle’s Seas The Day
Owner: Linda Heimiller

Comp BOS/WB: Bendito Shining Star
Owner: Suzanne LaCosse

Stud Dog: GCH By The Bay Chewbacca @ Treasure Isle
Owner: Marilyn Spence

Brood Bitch: GCH Precioso Elfin Beanie Baby
Owner: Susan Ferguson

Brace: CH Elmico Hula Dancer
Owners: Lyle & Mary Cisney

GGCH Elmico Dancing Lolita Sarita
Owners: Dina & Steve Liner

Bred By: CH Treasure Isle Grace O’Maille
Owner: Marilyn Spence

Puppy Sweepstakes:
Best Puppy: Silk Romance Black Knight @ PineGlen
Owners: Pat & Tom Delanzo

2nd Best Puppy : Faireweather Tellicherry Extra Bold
Owners: Susan Olive & Anthony Rall

3rd Best Puppy: Silk Romance Matteo
Owners: Cathy & Bill Payne

Veteran Sweepstakes:
Best Veteran: CH Elfin No Limit Lollypollooza
Owner: Catherine Foldesi