Calendar of Events 2022

Blue Crab Cluster Supported Entry


March 31 - April 3, Meadow Event Park, Doswell, VA


The Kennel Club of Anne Arundel and the Southern Maryland Kennel Club will host four All Breed Dog Shows, three Obedience trials (Th, Fri, Sa), and 6 Rally trials (Th-2, Fri-2, Su-2). DelMarVa PWDC's own Jo Ann Charnik and Jerry Rollyson are serving as show chair and performance chair.


We have Supported Entries with Sweepstakes at the SMKC shows on Saturday and Sunday.


Watch for the premium at the Jim Rau Superintendent site.


Entries open on February 22 and close March 16 at Noon.

DelMarVa Water Camp


June 4-5, Camp Pecometh, Centreville MD


The Club will host Water Camp to kick off the 2022 PWDCA Water Trial training and competition season. Martha Ruskai will be our instructor this year.


Water Camp will be held at Camp Pecometh in Centreville, Maryland:
  • Morning sessions will run from 9 am to Noon and will be dedicated to young dogs and/or teams new to water work. (Register Here -
  • Afternoon sessions will run from 1 pm to 4 pm and will be reserved for teams preparing to enter Working, Courier, or Master levels. (Register Here -
  • During both sessions, there will be stations set up for team practice so that all participants will have one-on-one time with Martha.
The cost to attend will be $100 per team. This price includes two days/sessions of training, lunch, and refreshments. If you require additional lunches for guests, they can be ordered for $15 each. You may also audit morning or afternoon sessions for $20 per person per session.

Hotel Room Block / Accommodations
A room block has been reserved at the 
Comfort Inn and Suites Chestertown, 150 Scheeler Road for the evenings of June 3 and 4. The negotiated rate is $199 plus taxes and a one-time $25 pet fee. You may choose to stay one or two nights. The room block will be held under the name Portuguese Water Dog Workshop until May 3rd so please make your plans soon. Please call the hotel directly – 410-778-0778 and select option 2. Then, ask to speak with Sherry, the Hotel Manager to book your room. If you prefer, there are other accommodations in the area that are pet friendly like the Red Roof Inn and the River Inn.

DelMarVa PWDC Picnic & Fun Day

June 18, Kinsale, VA


Join Club members, family and friends for a day of fun with our PWDs. Sandy and Ken Melson will host again this year at their beautiful home on the Yeocomico River on Virginia's Northern Neck. Last year's fun included great seafood, fun rally and agility courses, Fast CAT with an RC Car for a lure, water (for people and dogs), Trick Dog title testing, and more.

Southern Splash Water Trial


July 15-17, Raleigh, 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 Frank Cardilleno and Mary Kay Schroeder. Friday, July 15 is a practice day. Trials on Saturday and Sunday.


Visit for more details.

PWDCA National Specialty


August 19-26. Frankenmuth, MI.


Learn more about the 30th National Specialty at its website.

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Nutmeg PWDC Water Trial


September 10-11, Washington, CT


Visit their website for additional information.

Keystone PWDC Water Trial


September 17-18, Codurus State Park, Hanover, PA


Our neighbors to the North have scheduled a water trial at a popular site within easy driving distance. Alan Reisdorf will judge. Visit their website for additional information.

DelMarVa PWDC Water Trial


September 30, October 1-2, Camp Pecometh, Centreville, MD


Entries at PerfDog


Joine us to close out the water season. We'll return to Camp Pecometh on the Chester River.

Eastern Shore Classic - Salisbury Kennel Club Supported Entry - Club Annual Meeting


November 11-13, Wicomico Youth & Civic Center, Salisbury, MD


We'll have a supported entry with the Salisbury MD Kennel Club on Saturday, Nov. 12. 


The Club will also hold its annual meeting on Saturday.

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