I would like to recognize Laurie Coppola for her representing USCA and our region at the USCA/GSDCA combined Qualification trial last year.
I would also like to congratulate Debbie Zappia for her 7th place finish at last year’s WUSV Championship and for being a part of the 2nd place team placing at the same Championship.
Congratulations to Debra Perks for winning the 2016 Regional Championships with her dog Brazen vom Oz Haus.
Another congratulations goes out to Frank Phillips and Kjersti Daabakk for their 1st and 4th place finishes at the Canadian Championships north of the border.
Congrats to Mario Gomes for coming in 2nd at the AWDF Championship last year, Frank Phillips coming in 12th and Kjerst Daabakk coming in 17th. Mario also represented our organization and region at last year’s FCI Championships
I would like to recognize this year’s Regional Sieger- Haiko vom Haus Khan owned by Eyup Sevince and Regional Siegren- Gemma von der Rennbahn owned and bred by Laurie Coppola.
I would like to thank Merrimack Valley WDC, Liberty WDC, Inner City WDC and Empire WDC for hosting this year’s regional events!
List of Trials, Seminars, Conformation Shows and Breed Surveys
Trials - 24 Trials with 341 Entries – 272 Titles
Three Conformation Shows - 123 entries and 26 Breed Surveys
Regional Championship hosted by MVWDC - 24 entries - IPO 3 - 19, IPO 2 - 3 and IPO 1 - 2. 14 Titles awarded
Helpers Seminar and Classifications - 5
Empire Working Dog Club - 1 Trial with 15 entries. Regional show with37 entries and 3 breed surveys
First HGH Herding Club - 1 Trial with 5 entries
Inner City Working Dog Club - 1 Trial with 15 entries.
Liberty Working Dog Club - 1 Trial with 12 entries. Regional Helper Seminar
Lighthouse Schutzhund Club - Helper Seminar
Maine Schutzhund Club - 1 Trial with 11 entries
Merrimack Valley Working Dog Club - 1 Trial with 8 entries. Helper Seminar. Regional IPO Championships
Mid Island Schutzhund Club – waiver due to loss of field access
Monadnock Working Dog IPO Club-affiliation trial
Niagara Frontier Working Dog Club - 1 Trial with 9 entries.
North Boston IPO Club- 1 Trial with 13 entries
Northeast K9 - 1 Trial with 11 entries.
Ocean State Schutzhund Club - 2 Trials with entries
Pine Barrens Schutzhund Club- 1 Trial with 5 entries
Quinebaug Schutzhund Club - 3 Trials with 36 entries. Conformation Show with 63 entries. Breed Survey with 12 entries
Schutzengel Working Dog Club - 1 Trial with 5 entries
Schutzhund Club of Buffalo - 2 Trials with 32 entries.
SouthCoast Working Dog Club - 2 Trials with 56 entries. Conformation show with 23 entries. Breed Survey with 11 entries
Southern New Hampshire Working Dog Club - 2 Trials with 32 entries. Helper Seminar
Tri-State Working Dog Club - 2 Trials with 24 entries. Helper Seminar
Good luck for 2017 to everyone.
New England Regional Director