West Highland White Terrier Club of America

2018 WHWTCA National Specialty

Sunday September 30, 2018 to Monday October 8, 2018

The West Highland White Terrier Club of America cordially invites you to come and join the fun at the 2018 National Specialty.

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For eight days, our wonderful Westies will demonstrate their versatility by competing in Tracking, Agility, Earthdog, Obedience, Rally and Conformation events. For the humans on the other end of the lead, there will also be a dinner, a lively auction, and the chance to socialize with other Westie enthusiasts.

For those so inclined, there are plenty of sightseeing and shopping opportunities in the greater Philadelphia area.


The headquarters hotel is once again Hampton Inn-Exton, 4 N. Pottstown Pike, Exton, PA.
(610) 363-5555.  When making your reservation, identify yourself as being with WHWTCA to get the discounted rate. 

The Hampton Inn requires a night minimum to qualify for the Group Rate.  Booking for Group Rate of $129 per night ends 09/01/18. Group Code is TCA. 72 hour cancellation applies.

If you prefer to book online, go to

Schedule of Events

Sunday, September 30
7:30 AM          WHWTCA Tracking Test:  TD, TDX, TDU and VST Tests
Fair Hill National Resources Management Area, Elkton, MD
Monday, October 1-Thursday, October 4
All-Terrier Agility Trial (terriers only);  In The Net Sports Complex, Palmyra, PA
October 1:  Hosted by The West Highland White Terrier Club of America
Tuesday, October 2
Kimberton Set-up 
2 PM    Barn Hunt Set-up
Wednesday, October 3
Barn Hunt:  2 Trials each day.    Host Club:  WHWTCA, Kimberton      Continental Breakfast available
9 AM   Westie Foundation Board Meeting, Hampton Inn, Exton, PA
Thursday, October 4
8:30 AM     Meeting of the WHWTCA Officers and Board of Directors, Hampton Inn, Exton, PA
8:30 AM   Barn Hunt Trial- 2 Trials. Host Club:  WHWTCA, Kimberton      Continental Breakfast available
Hatboro Kennel Club:  All Breed Show; Middletown Grange Fairgrounds, Wrightstown, PA
6:30 PM     Westie Foundation Health Seminar, Kimberton
Friday,  October 5
8 AM     WHWTCA Hospitality Continental Breakfast,  Kimberton
Coursing Ability Test   (2 tests each day)  Host Club: WHWTCA, Kimberton
12- 4 PM     Salesroom   (No morning sales, due to Obedience trial)
10 AM     Obedience Trial,  Kimberton
FOLLOWING OBEDIENCE   Rally Trial,  Kimberton
Hatboro Kennel Club:  All Breed Show    Middletown Grange Fairgrounds. Wrightstown, PA
6 PM     Annual Dinner Meeting and Auction
Whitford Country Club, 600 Whitford Hills Rd, Exton, PA 19341            
Saturday,  October 6
8 AM     WHWTCA Hospitality Continental Breakfast,  Kimberton
8 AM – 4 PM     Sales Room,   Kimberton
9 AM     Coursing Ability Test, (2 tests each day)  Host Club: WHWTCA, Kimberton
9 AM     Quality Westie Event- Kimberton Barn annex (click here for entry form pdf )
10 AM     Futurity followed by Maturity,  Kimberton
Lunch Break and Rescue Parade
12:30 PM     Veteran Sweepstakes and Puppy Sweepstakes,  Kimberton
Devon Kennel Club:  All Breed Show; Ludwig's Corner Horse Show Grounds, Ludwig's Corner, PA
Sunday, October 7
8 AM     WHWTCA National Specialty- Montgomery County Kennel Club
Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, PA 
9 AM     Scent Work Trial; Host: WHWTCA,  Kimberton (click here for pdf with details & registration form)
Monday,  October 8
8:30 AM     National Earthdog Test, Host: WHWTCA   (2 Tests)
EV-RY Farms, 1333 Hainesport-Mt. Laurel Road, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

* Events held at “Kimberton” are located at the Kimberton Fire Company Fairgrounds, Route 113,762 Pike Springs Road, Phoenixville, PA.  19460

Please Note:   Referenced event times are tentative.  Check your premium lists for exact event and ring times as well as GPS locations

For details, DOWNLOAD the complete 2018 National Specialty Schedule of Events (pdf)