The Staffordshire Bull Terrier Club Of America (SBTCA), the AKC parent club founded in 1974, welcomes you to its website! We encourage you to explore links that will tell you more about this very special breed of dog, the responsibilities and the joys of owning a Stafford, and more about the club and its activities.
2013 SBTCA NATIONAL SPECIALTY
MAY 23rd through MAY 26th
PURINA FARMS EVENT CENTER
We have a very big standalone Specialty Weekend coming up quickly, May is just around the corner! We hope that you will support by way of trophy sponsors and more importantly "ENTRIES"!!! Attached is our list of Classes open for sponsorship. Please remember this is a three day Specialty weekend. Friday is our National Specialty Show, Saturday is our Regional Specialty Show and Sunday is our Stafford Spectacular Specialty Show. So there are three shots of going Best In Specialty Show ("BISS"), three shots at BOS, Select, WD, WB, and TONS of Award of Merits! Not to mention the top honors in Performance events!!
If you are interested in sponsoring trophies:
Please send the conformation class you would like to cover to Sandra Carter at
Please send the Performance class you would like to cover to Debra Roseman at
All sponsorships and donations should be made payable to SBTCA and mailed to:
Lorelei Craig, SBTCA Treasurer
1721 East Main Street #2
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Paypal can be done via "National Specialty Trophies" http://www.sbtca.com/apps/donate/index.php
Our show will be held at the Purina Farms Event Center in Gray Summit, MO http://www.purinafarms.com/Purina-Farms/eventcenter.aspx beginning with a Meet and Greet on Thursday, May 23rd. Our SBTCA Top Twenty Invitational will be Friday evening doors open at 7:30pm and ring time of 8:00pm. the SBTCA Annual Meeting and Banquet will be held Saturday evening, Meeting starting at 6:00pm with dinner at 7:00pm.
Host Hotel is the Budget Lodging www.budgetlodging.com (636)-629-1000 Rooms are $69.00 per night plus tax no pet fee but - *4 dog limit strictly enforced* . When making reservations, give the code SBTCA. Please state whether you will have a pet or not.
During this weekend we have tons of events. Not only will there be Conformation, but Agility, Obedience, Rally, Puppy Matches, CERF Clinics, Parade of Title Holders, Balloon Ceremony, Ring Craft Demo & Training plus much much more.
Our Judges for the weekend are:
Friday, May 24th
National Specialty Show
Mr. Tommy Curd - Knockon Staffords, UK
Saturday, May 25th
Regional Specialty Show
Mr. David Alexander - AKC Terrier Judge
Sunday, May 26th
Mr. John Ryder - Kannechor Staffords - UK
If you are interested in advertising in the Show Catalog please contact Kimberly Washington
for details. Remember - the judges get to take home their catalogs so let's give them something to look at on the plane ride home and to share with friends! Also, you do not need to attend the show to advertise in the catalog.
If anyone has special items they require vendor space for please let us know. Everyone likes to shop so bring out all the goodies! Keep your eyes and emails open for more information to follow. On behalf of our National Show Weekend Committee thank you all for your support.
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Staff Status is the high-quality, tri-annual magazine of the SBTCA. In the past, it was available only to members of the club, but now you do not need to be a member to subscribe or to advertise. Measuring 8 1/2" x 11", Staff Status is packed with photographs, advertising and informative articles about the Staffordshire Bull Terrier in the United States. For information about subscriptions and rates, Click Here!