CONFORMATION
Wednesday - Summer Schedule
  • Morning Walk-in Run-Thrus ... 10:30-11:30 am .. Continue through July 5, 2017
  • Evening Walk-in Run-Thrus, Class & Junior Program ... are on Summer Break

  • Starting September 6, 2017 ... Fall Conformation Handling Classes
    and Morning & Evening Walk-in Run-Thrus.
    Juniors program will start back up in September 2017!
    See Schedule Below!   

    Registration Forms - ** Conformation ** Juniors **

    Class Prices - Regular Conformation Classes ... $110.00 per 8-week session per dog. Walk-In Run Thrus ... $10.00

    NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR WALK-IN RUN THRUS
    Walk-ins are available without registration.  People pay at the beginning of each class.  The class is carried out like a normal class at a show.  People who are new to conformation are recommended to take Basic Handling first. People can enroll at any time for a 4-week "ongoing" morning session.
    For all other conformation classes, mail registration form to
    Elinor Abrell, 2222 Pleasant View Rd, Adamstown, MD 21710

    For more information about Catoctin Kennel Club's Conformation Program, contact:
    Elinor Abrell  (301) 831-8753

    Wednesday Fall Schedule

    Class Level Start Date Instructor Time Offered Information
    Intermediate September 6, 2017 Joannie Clas 7:00pm to 7:45pm 8 Week Class - $110
    Basic September 6, 2017 Joannie Clas 8:00pm to 8:45pm 8 Week Class - $110
    All Level Students On Going Debby Fitzgerald 10:00am to 11:00am 4 Week Sessions - $50
    Walk-in Run-Thrus On Going Various 10:30am to 11:30am $10 - No Registration Required
    Walk-in Run-Thrus On Going Various 7:00pm to 8:00pm $10 - No Registration Required
    Juniors Program
    Conformation* September 2017 Miss Alex Bialozor Session 1
    6:00pm to 6:30pm
    6 Week Class - No Charge
    Session 2
    6:30pm to 7:00pm
    6 Week Class - No Charge
    Obedience* September 2017 Ms Dee Lozupone Session 2
    6:00pm to 6:30pm
    6 Week Class - No Charge
    Session 1
    6:30pm to 7:00pm
    6 Week Class - No Charge
    * Juniors will be evaluated and placed in Session 1 or 2 based on their skill set.

    Webmaster
    E-mail Address:
    webmaster@catoctinkennelclub.org

    President: Lamar Solomon
    301-695-6613
    president@catoctinkennelclub.org

        CONFORMATION REMINDER
    There will be no evening run-thrus on the first Wednesday of each month because of the CKC meeting. Wednesday Morning run-thrus will go on as usual.

    Class Descriptions

       Walk-in Run Throughs

    These classes are available without registration.  People pay at the beginning of each class.  The class is carried out like a normal class at a show.  People who are new to conformation are recommended to take Basic Handling first.
       Junior Showmanship
    These classes are available free of charge for childeren under 18 years of age.  The classes prepare them for competition in Junior Showmanship.  In this competition, exhibitors are judged on their ability to show a dog to its best potential.  Students also learn the different procedures involved in judging Junior Showmanship.  There is no prerequisite to this class.
       Basic Handling
    People who are new to Conformation can take this class to get a basic knowledge of AKC ring procedure.  Students are taught how to handle their dogs to their best potential and how a class at an AKC show class is conducted.
       Intermediate Handling
    Students in this class can refine both their skills and their dog's training.  Experienced handlers may use this class to train new dogs.  People new to Conformation are recomended to take Basic Handling First.