2023 National Specialty Events

September 13 – 15, 2023

Purina Farms
300 Checkerboard Loop
Gray Summit, MO 63039

We’re pleased to announce our 2023 JCCA National Specialty!

The festivities will begin with our Top 20 Competition on Wednesday, September 13, 2023, at 6pm. Entries are by invitation only. We welcome everyone to attend and cheer on these top winning Chin, and each attendee can cast their vote for the People’s Choice Award. As always, our three mystery judges (revealed when the competition begins) will select our 2023 JCCA Top 20 Winner. What a great start to our celebration of Chin!

Our Parent Specialty will be held on Thursday, September 14, 2023. Our judges are:

Regular Classes
Susan Norris-Jones
Jane Pearson
Junior Showmanship
Grace Freeman

We are excited to include the Parade of Rescues & Companions as part of our Parent Club events. Rescues and pets deserve their own moment to shine.

Our JCCA National Specialty will be held on Friday, September 15, 2023. Our judges are:

Regular Classes & Puppies 4 to 6 mos.
Lyn McArthur
Thelma Carlson
Junior Showmanship
Gina Wieser

Our Annual General Meeting and Awards Banquet & Auction will be held at the Holiday Inn Six Flags on Friday evening after our National. Our menu will be announced shortly, and payment details can be found in our SHOP.

Please plan on bringing an auction item or two for our Auction after the Banquet. We plan to hold Live and Silent Auctions.

We look forward to a successful, fun and fabulous National Specialty this year, and we’re excited about seeing all our members, old friends, new friends and their Chin!

Alice Andrade & David Gutierrez
Show Co-Chairs

Committees Members
Show Chairs Alice Andrade & David Gutierrez
Top 20 Burk Hughes, Rowan Baggenstos, Marisa Schmidt & David Gutierrez
Auction – Online Heidi Ludwig
Auction – Banquet Lisa Weaver White – Auctioneer
Awards Lisa Phelps Watson
Banquet Alice Andrade & David Gutierrez
Catalog Ads & Sales David Gutierrez
Catalog Ads & Sales – Top 20 Marisa Schmidt
Decorating Nancy Maddox & Jennifer Baumer
Event Committee Burk Hughes, Cese Resnick, David Gutierrez, Marisa Schmidt & Alice Andrade
Merchandise Alice Andrade
Parade Janet Legg & Pepper Trangmar
Rosettes & Ribbons Marisa Schmidt
RV Parking & Grooming Spaces Marisa Schmidt
Trophies Alice Andrade, David Gutierrez, Cese Resnick