Bylaw Change from Ballot

Members, On this year’s ballot there was a proposed change to ASCA’s Bylaws. Here are the results.Approve: 876 Do Not Approve: 80 RESOLVED, That Article VII, Section 7.4 of the Bylaws be, and it hereby is, amended to read as follows: A candidate for election as a Director of the Club must have been a Full Member of the Club, …

Board of Directors Election Results

Members, Please join me in congratulating your newly elected Directors! Jean Roberts Pete Dolan Jan Wesen Please also join me in thanking outgoing Directors Ken Silveira and Cindy King for their tireless service to ASCA! Thank you to all who ran in this election. Your passion for ASCA is greatly appreciated! Outgoing Directors will stay on as voting Board members …

Junior Service Award – August 1 Nomination Deadline

Members, Do you know an exceptional junior who goes above and beyond in and out of the show ring? The ASCA Junior Service Award recognizes and rewards ASCA Juniors who exhibit good sportsmanship in competition and who serve the dog fancy and the Australian Shepherd in their National and/or local club and in their own community. Any Junior who is …

July Teleconference Meeting of the Board

Members, This month’s teleconference meeting of the ASCA Board of Directors is scheduled for Thursday, July 11th at 6:00 pm CDT. Agenda: Executive Session Topics: 1. Treasurer’s Report – This report is compiled to present to the Treasurer (Roberts) and the Board ASCA’s current fiscal condition and projections for the future. This report is a confidential document and shall not …

Office Closed

In observance of Independence Day, the office will be closed on Thursday, July 4th, 2019. We will reopen with normal business hours on Friday, July 5th, 2019 at 9 am.

Purina Parent Club Partnership Program Update

Hi everyone, I wanted to share an update from the Purina Parent Club Partnership Program. ASCA just received a check from the program in the amount of $3,180.84. The money we receive from Purina goes into the ASCA Foundation funds and is used in the support of canine health research, education and/or rescue efforts. Thank you ASCA members who feed …

2019 Stockdog Finals Judge Change

Members, There has been a change in judges for the 2019 Stockdog Finals. Becky Beckmann will replace Bob Myrick. Here are all the 2019 Finals Judges: Agility Finals – Gary Shipley Conformation Finals – Gail Karamalegos, Janet Kelly, and Susan Landry-Whiticar Junior Handling Finals – Shelby Shank Obedience Finals – Hillary Hines and Laurie Rubin Rally Finals – Ronnie Bates …

Title photos for website

All photos that were sent to me for any of the pages, example – WTCH, HOF etc are up on the website. The only ones that are not are the ones I have contacted the individual about more information. If you visit the site and don’t see a photo that you originally sent to me, then I did not receive …

Change to Show Sanctioning Request Deadline

Members, During the 2019 Spring Meeting, the Board voted to increase the sanctioning request deadline from postmarked 45-days to 60-days before the date of an ASCA event. They have now determined to provide a grace period for Affiliate Clubs to adjust to the change. Any show/trial sanctioning requests sent to the Business Office by Affiliate Clubs postmarked on or after …

Ballot Reminder

Members, Don’t forget to vote in this year’s ASCA Board of Directors election! You can find more information on the candidates here: https://www.asca.org/bod-candidates/ This year’s ballot also includes a vote on changes to the ASCA Bylaws. You can view those proposed changes here: https://tinyurl.com/yybaactw Remember that you can now vote online! The secure voting website link, as well as your …