AmazonSmile

Members, AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on Amazon.com. The difference is that when customers shop on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organizations selected by customers. When first visiting AmazonSmile, …

Candidates for Board of Directors Election 2019

Members, The following members are running for a position on the ASCA Board of Directors in this year’s election:   Pete Dolan Cindy King Jean Roberts Jan Wesen   Each candidate’s resume and answers to the Candidate Inquiry will be published in the May/June Aussie Times. Here is the link on the website.    Election dates to remember: May 1 …

Entry Clerk Needed for 2020 ASCA National Specialty in Conyers, Georgia

Members, ASCA is seeking to hire a qualified individual to be the 2020 Nationals Entry Clerk. Entry Clerk Needed for 2020 ASCA National Specialty in Conyers, Georgia Job Description: Entries for the ASCA National Specialty will be processed by the Nationals Entry Clerk. The ASCA Board will hire, bond and pay the Nationals Entry Clerk to take the entries for …

Affiliate Insurance

Members, Regarding Affiliate insurance and the Additional Insured Endorsement:   The proper procedure is for the Affiliate to contact the Business Office and request that both the Affiliate and the facility where the event is to be held be named as co-insureds during the event. Ray then contacts ASCA’s general liability carrier which issues a binder covering both the Affiliate …

Grant for Aussie Rescue Organizations

Members,   Thanks to a generous donation to the ASCA Foundation with funds marked for rescue, from the estate of Susan Youngblood, grants are now available to eligible rescue organizations. The funds will be granted in $5000.00 increments to 501(c)3 organizations that rescue primarily Australian Shepherds. Each organization can receive one grant per calendar year.   Please contact me (the …

Purina Pro Club Partnership Program

Members,   For those of you who feed Purina and are members of the Pro Club, don’t forget to enroll in the Purina Parent Club Partnership Program.   Purina will donate 10% of the value of the Weight Circle points you submit. Half will go to ASCA and half to the Canine Health Foundation. Your earned points are not touched. …

ASCA Committees

Members, Are you interested in being a part of an ASCA Committee? Is there an ASCA Program that you feel passionate about? Worried you don’t have enough experience?   You don’t have to be an expert to be on a committee. ASCA needs dedicated people that want to be a part of the future of ASCA.   To join a …

Scholarship from ASCA

Members, Did you know that the ASCA Foundation – ASCA’s tax-deductible charitable foundation – offers a scholarship for students aged 25 and younger?   The Cee Hambo educational scholarship is intended to provide scholarship funds to individuals with a background in Australian Shepherds seeking to extend their education beyond high school (this applies to college or trade/craft school).   Recipients …

Login Information

On Aug 5th the website had a software update. All members had to re-register for the website. If you have not re-registered on the website please click the link in the top right-hand corner that says Register or go to this direct link https://portal.asca.org/#!/register/user Put in your ID, last name and email address to re-register then you can create an …

From the Board – Miniature Australian Shepherd, North American Shepherd, North American Miniature Australian Shepherd, Miniature American Shepherd, and/or Toy Australian Shepherd breeds

The Miniature Australian Shepherd, North American Shepherd, North American Miniature Australian Shepherd, Miniature American Shepherd, and/or Toy Australian Shepherd breeds are not recognized as a variety of Australian Shepherd by ASCA. The club considers such dogs to be distinct and separate breeds and will not accept them in to its registry. “Our bylaws state that ASCA’s purpose is: ‘To encourage …