West Highland White Terrier Club of America

2019 WHWTCA National Specialty

Sunday September 29, 2019 to Monday October 7, 2019

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. When booking, use code "WES".

3 night minimum required for Group Rate. 72-hour cancellation policy.

Booking for Group Rate of $129 per night ends 09/25/19 unless sold out beforehand.

If you prefer to book online, go to

The Residence Inn, at 10 N. Pottstown Pike, Exton, has also agreed to extend a group rate:
Standard King Suite: $122.00 Two Bedroom Suite: $199.00 (610) 594-9705
"Cutoff date" 09/06/19. Group Name: "Westie Dog Show"

Schedule of Events

Sunday, September 29
7:30 AM   WHWTCA Tracking Test:  TD, TDX, VST and TDU Tests
Fair Hill National Resources Management Area, Elkton, MD
Host Hotel Red Roof Inn Newark, DE   1-800-733-7663  
Monday, September 30 - Thursday, October 3
All-Terrier Agility Trial (terriers only);  In The Net Sports Complex, Palmyra, PA
Tuesday, October 1
Kimberton Set-up 
2 PM     Barn Hunt Set-up
Wednesday, October 2
Barn Hunt:  2 Trials each day.  Host Club:  WHWTCA, Kimberton
9 AM     Westie Foundation Board Meeting, Hampton Inn, Exton, PA
Thursday, October 3
8:30 AM   Meeting of the WHWTCA Officers and Board of Directors, Residence Inn, Exton, PA
8:30 AM   Barn Hunt Trial- 2 Trials.  Host Club:  WHWTCA, Kimberton
Hatboro Dog Club, Inc.:  All Breed Show     Middletown Grange Fairgrounds, Wrightstown, PA
Sales Room set-up only   
FAST CAT Test Set-up     (no parking permitted on field to be used for FAST CAT test)
6:30 PM   Westie Foundation Health Seminar, Kimberton
Friday,  October 4
8 AM      WHWTCA Hospitality Continental Breakfast, Kimberton
FAST CAT 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
6 PM    Annual Dinner Meeting and Auction
Saturday,  October 5
8 AM     WHWTCA Hospitality Continental Breakfast, Kimberton
8 AM – 4 PM     Sales Room,   Kimberton
8 AM    Scent Work Trial   Host: WHWTCA, Kimberton
9 AM   FAST CAT (2 tests each day) Host Club: WHWTCA, Kimberton
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 6
8 AM     WHWTCA National Specialty- Montgomery County Kennel Club
Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, PA 
8 AM     Scent Work Trial   Host: WHWTCA, Kimberton
Monday, October 7
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 2019 National Specialty Schedule of Events (pdf)