The Scottish Terrier Club of America
The STCA's electronic newsletter brings National AND
Regional Club News to ALL club members.
June 24, 2017
Updates and information are also available at www.stca.biz
It's a sizzling summer! But while the temperatures keep rising, so does anticipation for this year's Montgomery County week.
Mark your calendars for activities, beginning Oct. 2, 2017! Dates and details will be posted at www.stca.biz
Check your closets for your best tartan plaids!
it's going to be a tartan plaid week! We want to see you!
Here's a sneak peak at this year's commemorative pin and MCKC week theme:
Montgomery 2017 Host Hotel:
A customized reservation page has been created for you and the STCA for events (Oct. 2 - 10, 2017). Please reserve early in the STCA block of rooms at the Sheraton Bucks County Hotel, Langhorne, PA*. Please copy and paste the following link into a web browser:
*Group rate available until 9/2/17, subject to availability.
STCA Strategic Planning Committee -
The Committee would like to thank all the Scottie owners and breeders worldwide who participated in the STCA's survey. We had an excellent response with 1520 surveys submitted! The Committee is now crunching the data and beginning work on the final phase of our task: a full report with realistic recommendations to the Club to address the decline in Scottie numbers. The Committee will have a preliminary report for the STCA Board in August with a final presentation to the membership on Thursday evening, October 5th.
STCA Health Trust Fund Raffle!
“It’s A Big World”
Raffle - Signed etching by Marguerite Kirmse, 1930. Drawing at the STCA Annual Meeting on Oct. 6. Tickets: 1 for $5 or 5 for $20. Tickets will be on sale all day Friday, Oct. 6. Tickets will be available soon to downoad from www.stca.biz.
IMPORTANT BAGPIPER JOB SEARCH & UPDATES & ADVERTISING SPECIALS!
Bagpiper Editor! Help wanted!
2018 Bagpiper Cover Drawing Submissions due 9/15
Regional Clubs - Advertise your specialty!
Regional Club Clan Connection Reports: Deadline 7/15
Merit Honor Roll
Deadline - June 30
STCA Breeder of Merit Honor Roll deadline - June 30
Don't forget to submit your information if you qualify: 1) Breeder/owner of the Scottish Terriers must be STCA members. 2) The breeder must be an owner of the dog at the time the CHIC number was earned. 3) The breeder/owner must also have achieved AKC Breeder of Merit status. 4) Breeder/owner must have at least (4) four Scotties in the CHIC registry. 5) Breeder/owner is responsible for submitting all information to CHIC liaison Helen Prince. 6) A copy of all CHIC Certificates, AKC Breeder of Merit Certificate and AKC Registrations must accompany the application for Honor Roll status (Application form is available at www.stca.biz). 7) Breeder/owners who acheive Breeder of Merit Honor status will be acknowledged with a specially designed pin and will be listed in Bagpiper #3 as well as getting a special designation on the STCA website breeder listing.
STC Greater Atlanta - Fala Day 2017!
Mark your calendars for Fala Day, October 14, 2017 in Warm Springs, GA.
Chairperson: Richard Hall
Visit www.stcga.biz for up to date information.
Feeling nostalgic? Love history of the breed?
What's your favorite regional club activity?
What's your regional club's favorite activity or gathering? Do you have special events that bring your regional club members and Scottie friends together? Please share them! Please send me an email or give a telephone call (number is in the directory). We'd love to hear from you. Let's include the regional favorites in the next WrapUp!
2017 REGIONAL SPECIALTIES
Quick Dates to remember:
STCA REGIONAL CLUB 2017 Specialty Shows! Good luck to all exhibitors! Be sure to welcome spectators new to dog shows and our breed!
Greater Dallas STC - July 6. Entries closed June 21. Superintendent: Onofrio Dog Shows, LLC.
STC of Greater Houston - Fri., July 21. Houston World Series of Dog Shows July 19-23. Supported entry: July 22. Superintendent: Onofrio Dog Shows, LLC.
STC of Greater Denver - August 18. Closing Aug. 2. Superintendent: Onofrio Dog Shows, LLC.
STC of Greater Louisville - August 26. Closing: Aug. 9. Jackie Burton, Event Sec. c/o Foy Trent Dog Shows.
STC of Greater Washington, DC - Oct. 13. Closing: Sept. 27. Superintendent: MB-F, Inc.
STC of Western Virginia - Sept. 15. Closing Aug. 30. Superintendent: Lynn C. Maxey, Event Secretary.
STC of Greater Baltimore, Inc. - Don't forget to plan ahead! Save the date for the club's 45th Specialty Show - Fri., April 20, 2018. Superintendent: MB-F, Inc.
REMINDER: Please submit your specialty results to www.stca.biz through the Events Calendar link. Questions? Please contact Lori Kelly. Please mail marked catalogs to Historian Janet Tomlinson (address in STCA roster). Share a picture here! Show Chairs - send a candid from your specialty to be featured in WrapUp!
Safe summer travels!
it's a wrap.....
Lori Kelly, STCA President, Editor, WrapUp
WrapUp* serves as a communication resource for ALL STCA members and Regional Clubs with news of STCA National and Regional Club events, points of pride, fundraising and club initiatives, and much more -- all in an effort to keep us connected. Next deadline: August 1.
*Please be advised that WrapUp does not conflict with quarterly Clan Connection reports submitted by Regional Club Representatives/Clan Correspondents for publication in The Bagpiper.