Regional Westie Specialty Shows

At least 16 regional West Highland White Terrier clubs hold a regional specialty show, usually in conjunction with an all-breed club dog show. These are held around the country from January until November each year.

All show-giving regional clubs are asked to furnish the dates of their specialties show(s) and the name(s) of their judges.

You may wish to check the individual clubs' website or superintendent's sites periodically for updates as some clubs are offering multiple days of supported entries. Included are the specialty shows that are offering regular and sweepstakes classes.

All judges are pending AKC/CKC approval. Many of the regional specialties offer obedience, rally, agility, and/or earthdog events. Information is subject to change and you should check the individual club's website periodically for updates to the list.

For more information, contact: Joan Giancola, Regional Club Coordinator,

Upcoming Specialties

WHWTC of Northern Ohio

WHWTC Northern Ohio
Specialty Weekend
August 4-7, 2022

In 2022 the Northern Ohio specialty weekend is Thursday August 4th through Sunday August 7th at the Mahoning County fairgrounds in Canfield, Ohio as part of the Steel Valley Cluster

Judges will be Candace Way on Thursday, David Kirkland on Friday, and Todd Clyde on Saturday with a puppy sweepstakes judged by David Johnson. Sunday’s specialty is to be judged by Geir Flyct-Pedersen and Cheryl Flanagan is slated to do puppy and veteran sweeps.

WHWTC of Greater Denver

WHWTC of Greater Denver
Annual Specialty
September 9, 2022

Save the date for our Annual Specialty Friday, September 9, 2022 at Island Grove Regional Park in Greeley, CO, in conjunction with Rocky Mountain All Terrier Club, and followed by the Evergreen Kennel Club show through Monday.

Judges will be Pamela Wilson for Regular Classes and Patrice Chevalier for Sweepstakes. Superintendent is Onofrio. We have a lot of nice prizes picked out and will be hosting our evening picnic in a garden following the show.

Hope to see you there!

WHWTC of Greater New York

WHWTC of Greater New York
Specialty and Sweepstakes
September 11, 2022

Our club is happy to announce our Specialty and Sweepstakes show will be held on September 11, 2022, at North Branch Park in Bridgewater, New Jersey. Our NY show is held in conjunction with the Westchester Kennel Club.

Our Regular class judge is Geir Flickt-Pedersen and our Sweepstakes judge is Cynthia Ladutko.

We hope to have our usual great turn out and hope to see all of you there.

San Francisco Bay WHWTC

San Francisco Bay WHWTC
Fall Specialty
October 29, 2022

Our Fall Specialty is on October 29, 2022. It is a designated show through the Sacramento Valley Dog Fanciers Association in Dixon, California. This is our 50th Anniversary and we are very excited.

On Friday, October 28, 2022, we will be holding a wine and cheese celebration at the Best Western Inn in Dixon, CA. To make reservations contact the Best Western at 707-678-1400 and request the Westie Club block of rooms. Cost is $129 plus tax per night (Friday through Sunday).

Saturday, October 29, 2022, is the Sweepstakes and Specialty Show at the Dixon May Fairgrounds. A banquet and auction will be held that evening at the lovely Olde Vets Hall in Dixon, CA. On Sunday, October 30, 2022, we will support the entry for the Sacramento Valley Dog Fanciers Association show. We have had judge changes and we are happy that Lori Tuttle ha agreed to judge our sweepstakes classes and John Wade will be judging our Specialty. There is lots going on up here as COVID has finally allowed us to hold meetings and fun days again!

Trinity Valley WHWTC

Trinity Valley WHWTC
Specialty & Sweepstakes
December 8-13, 2022


We look forward to our winter Specialty and Sweepstakes to be held December 8th through Sunday, December 11th.

Judges and show details to be announced. The show su-perintendent will be MB-F, Inc.

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