The 2012 ESSFTA National Specialty will be held September 22 through September 29 at the marvelous Purina Farms Event Center in Gray Summit, Missouri. A Welcome Party will be offered Tuesday evening, September 25.
Sweepstakes classes, to be judged by Sarah Kraft, will be held Wednesday, September 26. Conformation classes begin on Thursday, September 27 under judge Judy Vanderlip. Agility, tracking, obedience, rally, a hunting test and junior showmanship will be part of the festivities as well, so any English Springer fan will find something of special interest through the week. For more information, visit the National Specialty site, http://www.essftanational.com/. Looks like entry deadlines are approaching quickly, so get your entries in and join the fun!