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At the Apple Blossom Cluster
May 23rd – 27th
Held at the Kalamazoo Expo Center
2900 Lake St, Kalamazoo MI 49048

Five days including Conformation, FastCat, Rally, Obedience, and Dock Diving!

National Chair: Kristin Schmitt
Trophies/Fundraising: Sawyer Gleason and Cat Dana
Hospitality: Kristin Schmitt and Katie Sayers
Banquet: Brianna Richard
Judges Ed: Gillian Robertson
Merchandise: Vicki All and Brianna Richard
Auction: Brianna Richard
Décor: Kristin Schmitt and Sawyer Gleason

Welcome bags and grooming demo supported by Tauro Pro Line Superior Care Pet

  Thursday May 23rd
  Supported Entry: Gary Anderson

  Friday May 24th
  Regional Sweeps: Jerome Elliot
  Regional Specialty: Butch Schulman

  Saturday May 25th
National Sweeps: Richard Lawless
National Specialty: Al Ferrugiarro

  Sunday May 26th
Supported Entry: Johnny Shoemaker

  Monday May 27th
Supported Entry: Donna Conod

Tentative Schedule of Events
  Thursday May 23rd
Welcome Party at Kristin’s Camp Site

  Friday May 24th
Canine Good Citizen & Trick Dog Testing available at Kristin's camper following showing.
Stud Dog
Handling Seminar
Judges Education

Saturday May 25th

Board Meeting

Membership Meeting

Banquet and Auction


Sunday May 26th

Grooming Demo (Special gift got the junior attendees)

Performance Events
Rally, and Obedience will be offered!
Canine Good Citizen & Trick Dog testing will be available. 
(Evaluated by Katie Sayers - $10 per test)

Friday and Saturday Awards will be given for:
•Rally High Score in Level Lowchen
•Obedience High Score in Level Lowchen
•Obedience High In Trial Lowchen

  • Furthest Dock Diving Jump (Frog Award)

  • Nearest Dock Diving Jump (Walrus Award)

Please fill out this form for Canine Good Citizen & Trick Dog

Hotel and Camping Information
The host hotel is the Four Point by Sheraton.
Our banquet will be held at the host hotel.
Rate $139
Limit of 4 dogs with a $30 pet fee

3600 Old Cork St, Kalamazoo, MI 49001

You can book through this link:

RV/Camping Form is linked below. Please get all reservations to Kristin Schmitt (message her on facebook or email her at for her address) by March 8th if you would like to be in the row of Lowchen people.

RV form 2024.docx.pdf

Banquet will be held at the host hotel on Saturday. Dinner will be a pasta buffet. Theme is “What Not To Wear” dog show edition.
$40 Juniors
$50 Lowchen Club of America Member
$65 Non Member

Grooming Seminar
Grooming seminar will be held on Sunday following showing. Special gift for the first 15 Junior Attendees!
Coat maintenance presented by Sunny McQuiston Debelak.
Show grooming presented by Sawyer Gleason.
Pet grooming presented by Kristin Schmitt.

Juniors Bags and Prizes offered by Tauro Pro Line.

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