The Board is still working on several exciting events for 2021, so be sure to check back and see what's new.
Water Work Webinars
March 30, 7:30 pm, via Zoom
Join us for an introductory webinar to learn more about Water Work and gear up for land-based training and June's Water Camp.
Chris Dostie, president of PWDCA, will lead these webinars and be our instructor at Water Camp.
If you missed this introductory webinar, you can view the recording on Zoom here.
Water Work Beginners Webinar
April 6, 7:30 pm, via Zoom
Ticketed Event $15
Join Chris Dostie, president of PWDCA, to start your Water Work season with land-based training and getting ready for our June 5 Water Camp.
If you missed this webinar, you can view the recording on Zoom here.
Water Work Experienced Competitor Webinar
April 13, 7:30 pm, via Zoom
Ticketed Event $15 (EventBrite Link)
Join Chris Dostie, president of PWDCA, to start your Water Work season with land-based training and getting ready for our June 6 Water Camp.
When you purchase your ticket, you will receive a link to the Zoom Webinar.
Lums Pond Classic Supported Entry
April 29-May 2, Lums Pond State Park, Bear, DE
Wilmington Kennel Club, Penn Treaty Kennel Club, and Mispillion Kennel Club will host their traditional spring outdoor dog show. We'll have a Supported Entry at the Wilmington Kennel Club show on Saturday, May 1. Pam Bober will judge Sweepstakes. Pending changes in the COVID-19 Restrictions, Audrey Hiebler is planning a picnic lunch and some extra fun. You can check out the premium at Rau Dog Shows.
UPDATE: Entries open on March 24. We've got great trophies--Colored Water Buckets etched with our club logo in the regular classes; and fun prizes for Sweeps.
DelMarVa Water Camp
June 5-6, Camp Pecometh, Centreville MD
Ticketed Event $150 Each Day (See Links by Day Below)
The Club will host Water Camp to kick off a summer of training for water work with Chris Dostie. Save the Date. Additional Details to be posted closer to the event.
Saturday, June 5 will be for Beginner Competitors (Junior and Apprentice)
Sunday, June 6 will be for Experienced Competitors (Working, Courier, and Master)
If you missed our introductory webinars, you can view them using these links:
Southern Splash Water Trial
July 17-18, NC
Our neighbors to the south, the Movers and Shakers PWD Club of the Carolinas will hold their annual Southern Splash Water Trial with Judges Judy Murray and Alan Residorf. Visit MoversAndShakers.org for more details.
DelMarVa PWDC Picnic & Fun Day
July 31, Kinsale, VA
We'll be getting together as a Club at the beautiful property of one of our members on the Yeocomico River on Virginia's Northern Neck. We're still working out all the Fun dog activities for the day, but save the date.
Keystone PWDC Water Trial
August 20-21, Codurus State Park, Hanover, PA
Our neighbor club in Pennsylvania has scheduled a water trial at a popular site within easy driving distance. Visit their website for additional information.
PWDCA National Specialty
September 23 - October 1, Founders Inn & Spa, Virginia Beach, VA.
Join Portie enthusiasts from around the nation at the National Specialty. DelMarVa PWD Club's own Mike Mobley is the Water Trial Chair. Learn more at the Specialty Website.
Salisbury Kennel Club Supported Entry
November 13-14, Wicomico Youth & Civic Center, Salisbury, MD
We'll have a supported entry with the Salisbury MD Kennel Club.
Other Event Sources
Looking for an event, training class or seminar to attend. See the following organinzations and their event calendars: