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Dog Show Superintendents Association Holds Annual Meeting

The Dog Show Superintendent’s Association (DSSA) annual meeting was held December 5, 2018 in Savannah, GA. The following members were present: President Bob Christiansen, (MB-F Dog Shows); Secretary-Treasurer, Becky Sumner, Sheila Raymond (BaRay Event Services); Tim James, (Onofrio Dog Shows), Ed Smizer (Rau Dog Shows), and Dorie Crowe (MB-F Dog Shows). Glenn Lycan represented the American Kennel Club.

Glenn presented updates on current statistics for AKC dog and litter registrations and conformation entries. A demonstartion of AKC videos was observed. New regulation changes were discussed affecting – sweepstakes, NOHS, new clubs, additional events, restrictions for the assignment of group judges, class changes to Open, restrictions for two shows/day, changes to Rally Regulations to allow creation of a class, changes to Scent Work for entry data, entry form modifications to accomodate lengthy dog titles, requested Event Management Systems changes, event scheduling and length of show days.

In the separate DSSA meeting the following officers were elected for 2018: President, Bob Chrstianesn (MB-F), Secretary/Treasurer, Becky Sumner (BaRay Event Services), and Tim James (Onofrio) was elected for a new three-year term to the ExecutiveCommittee seat expiring in 2021.

Formed in 2002, the Dog Show Superintendents Association represents professional AKC licensed superintendents in all important matters impacting superintendents and the Dog Fancy. The DSSA is a group of Professional Superintendents that represents well over 100 years of experience in providing support services to the AKC, show giving clubs and dog show exhibitors.

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