The Heart of Minnesota Great Dane Club celebrates it's
9th Annual year of Back to Back Specialty Shows.
Washington County Fairgrounds - Lake Elmo, MN
Show Chair: Mary Lee Williams
Thursday afternoon/evening Specialty - August 25, 2011 - Ring 7 - 4:00 p.m.
Friday morning/afternoon Sweeps/Specialty - August 26, 2011
Ring 7 - 10:00 a.m. - Sweepstakes
Ring 7 - 10:45 a.m. - Specialty
Judges for 2011:
Thursday Specialty - Mrs. Karen Martin
Friday Sweeps: Ms. Betsy Phelan
Specialty - Ms. Treasure Hauer-Wylie
Thursday we have a
potluck type dinner for our exhibitors on the show grounds.
Friday we have a buffet
dinner and raffle in the evening after the shows. The location
this year will be at the Lake Elmo Inn Event Center at
3712 Layton Avenue North and Hwy 5 in Lake Elmo, MN.
See the link below.
Below is a
list of the dinner stations.
Pasta Station - *Penne pasta tossed with chicken breast and an
assortment of vegetables, served with Marinara and an Alfredo
sauce, parmesan cheese, rolls and butter.
*Cheese tortellini tossed with mushrooms, peas, proscuitto,
garlic and served with Marinara and an Alfredo sauce, parmesan
cheese, rolls and butter
Carving Station - *Rounds of beef
Mashed Potato Bar - *Sweet and regular potatoes with choice of
toppings to add - honey butter, butter, sour cream cheese,
bacon, fried leeks and jalapeno peppers
Salad Bar - *mixture of market and greek salad items with
Please let us know if you would like to attend our dinner/raffle
so we can let the restaurant know how many to expect.
video on the Lake Elmo Inn website to hear more about them and
see the dining location setting.
exciting shows will also be held on Saturday, August 27, 2011
and Sunday, August 28, 2011 at the same location for the
Croix Valley Kennel Club, Inc. as well as the the
Northstar Working Group Association
show on Monday,
The Dane judge on Monday will be Patricia Healy. Group judge will be Mr. Vern Harvey. Every effort will be made to complete judging by 3:00
You can download a premium list for our shows here.
Here are the counts for 5 days of shows
Thursday Specialty - 21 Dogs - 20 Bitches - 4 Dog Specials - 5 Bitch Specials - Ring 7 - 4:00 p.m.
Friday Specialty - 21 Dogs - 18 Bitches - 3 Dog Specials - 8 Bitch Specials -
Ring 7 - 10:00 a.m. - Sweepstakes, 10:45 a.m. - Specialty
Saturday SCVKC - 20 Dogs - 15 Bitches - 5 Dog Specials - 4 Bitch Specials - Ring 7 - 9:45 a.m. - Judge Gary Bassett
Sunday SCVKC - 21 Dogs - 19 Bitches - 5 Dog Specials - 7 Bitch Specials - Ring 7 - 9:40 a.m. - Judge J.A. Newton
Monday NWGA - 14 Dogs - 16 Bitches - 3 Dog Specials - 7 Bitch Specials - Ring 3 - 8:45 a.m. - Judge P. Healy