DNA Committee

Fellow ASCA Members, The ASCA Board of Directors would like to inform you that during their April 2nd meeting, the Board decided to disband the DNA Committee. The committee has been inactive for a few months and we’re not certain whether we will have any work for the committee once the switch to Paw Print Genetics is complete. If the …

2020 Board of Directors Candidates

Members, The following people are running for a position on the ASCA Board of Directors in this year’s election: Lizette Busquets Denise Creelman Carol Gerken Cindy King Each candidate’s resume and answers to the candidate inquiry will be published in the May/June Aussie Times and can be found on the website here: https://www.asca.org/bod-candidates/ Election dates to remember: May 1 – …

Addition information on Office Closing.

Time-sensitive material/paperwork and those that need postmarks can still be mailed to the office – our Office Manager will be retrieving the mail. Online membership and registration services will still be available. It may just take a little longer for certain approvals or certificates to go out. Stay safe, Kalla Jaco Executive Secretary, Australian Shepherd Club of America asca.execsec@gmail.com | …

Business Office Closed Starting Tomorrow

Fellow ASCA Members, Brazos County, the county where ASCA’s business office is located, has enacted an order of shelter in place. This includes Bryan and College Station. Since the ASCA business office does not qualify as an essential business, the office will be closed from March 25th until April 7th in accordance with the county ordinance. We hope that we …

Additional Coronavirus Statement

Hi everyone, See below for a message from ASCA’s President: Fellow ASCA Members, The ASCA Board of Directors has been monitoring the current situation involving COVID-19. At this time, we strongly recommend that all indoor shows/trials scheduled on or before April 15th be canceled or postponed. We also strongly recommend that all outdoor shows/trials scheduled on or before March 29th …

Coronavirus Statement

Fellow ASCA Members, The coronavirus outbreak is a serious situation and ASCA recognizes the potential for spreading the virus in the environment of dog shows and trials. The safety of all our members and competitors is of utmost importance to ASCA and the Board will be monitoring the situation closely. For now, the Business Office will continue operations as usual. …

Seeking Volunteers for Cee Hambo Scholarship Committee

Members, ASCA is seeking two qualified individuals to serve on the Cee Hambo Scholarship committee. Volunteers would be working with one Director to review applications for the scholarship and, one a year, make a recommendation to the Board for a recipient. The Cee Hambo Educational Scholarship Fund is one of the funds administered by The ASCA Foundation. Its vision is …

Seeking Active Committee Members

Members, We need your help! ASCA programs can only thrive with the involvement of dedicated experts working hard behind the scenes. Our program committees are represented by active members from various regions around the world – people who are passionate about competing with Australian Shepherds and being a part of preserving and enhancing ASCA programs. Committee members should be capable …

Seeking Volunteers for Libby Long Memorial Obedience Award Committee

Members, ASCA is seeking two qualified individuals to serve on the brand new Libby Long Memorial Obedience Award committee. We need one member from region 1 with a strong background in ASCA Obedience and one member at-large with experience in the ASCA Junior Program. The purpose of the award is to celebrate the accomplishments of our next generation of obedience …

Grant for Aussie Rescue Organizations

Members, Thanks to a generous donation to the ASCA Foundation from the estate of Susan Youngblood, grants are available to eligible rescue organizations. The funds are granted to 501(c)3 organizations that rescue primarily Australian Shepherds. If your organization is interested in taking advantage of this opportunity from ASCA, please write to asca.execsec@gmail.com any time during the year to request an …