2018 National Specialty 2018-06-07T00:57:50+00:00

Come to Belton Texas for a Real Big Time

September 22nd-28th 

Breed Judge Sherry MacLennan
Sweepstakes Judge Gaye Lynn Todd
Obedience, Agility, Rally, Herding, Junior Showmanship, Properties
Dingo Bingo, Herding Instinct Testing
Health Clinic with OFA X-rays
Judges Education
Annual Meeting

Need a good reason to choose Belton as your sole vacation destination? Here are a few of our favorites!

2 days of all-breed AKC shows on site prior to the National and 2 days following the National Specialty
on the 22-23 Austin Kennel Club shows and on the 29th and 30th Can-Tex Kennel Club show
Both shows are also hosting one day of ACD supported entries with prizes (the 23rd and the 29th)
and 3 days of Best 4-6 Month Puppy Competitions (the 22nd, 29th and the 30th)

All conformation events will be held in a fully air conditioned building
as well as the Calcutta and Obedience, rally and social events.
Herding will be on-site and will have one outside covered arena
and the other in the air conditioned builder.

Our Nationals agility competition will be in conjunction with two days of all-breed agility and will be
held in a covered and shaded arena

The host hotel is the La Quinta or choose to stay onsite in a rental cabin or
reserve a spot for your RV this is yours to keep for the entirety of your stay

70 miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

This sums up to:

Multiple competitions for ACD's of all ages from Beginner Puppy to Veterans

Brief breakdown 

All breed Agility trial on Saturday and Sunday (September 22-23)

Obedience will be held in the air conditioned hall on Sunday the 23rd.

Health Clinics, Properties, Welcome BBQ and Herding instinct will take place on Monday the 24th

The properties, sweeps and conformation, along with the Annual Meeting, Dingo Bingo and the Banquet will all be held indoors in the climate controlled facility. Sweeps and Dog Regular Classes will be held on Tuesday September 25 along with Calcutta.

Wednesday will be Conformation regular Bitch classes Juniors and Non- regular classes along with Best of Breed, followed by the Annual meeting Dinner and meeting. (Guests and members are welcome to attend).

Thursday is Herding in the two arenas for Cattle and Sheep, followed by DINGO Bingo. Friday is also Herding and the annual Banquet will be in the air conditioned hall.

The Australian Cattle Dog Club of America, Inc.

The Australian Cattle Dog Club of America, Inc. is a non-profit organization functioning as the parent club for AKC registered Australian Cattle Dogs. To encourage and to do all possible to bring the natural qualities of Australian Cattle Dogs to perfection according to the current American Kennel Club (AKC) breed standard.e.