The Rip Van Wrinkler, Volume XV, Issue 2, May 2012

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The 16th Annual
Rip Van Wrinkle Basenji Club

Spring/Summer Specialty Fun Match & Annual Meeting

Sunday, June 24th, 2012
At Karen & Roy Schecter’s, in Woodstock, NY
Show Chair –Susan Kamen Marsicano

Judge – CHELSEA JAMES   Chief Steward – Natalie Culver

Entries discounted by pre-entry. Pre-entries close at 6 pm, Monday, June 18th. (Day-of-show entries close at 9 am.)

Entry fees:  Pre-Entry: $6 for first entry, $2 for each add’l entry of same dog. No charge for Parades

                                                Day of show: $15, $5 each add’l entry same dog.



Schedule of Events:

9:30 am

1.  Rally-Obedience & agility practices.

2.  Musical Sits & Downs.

3.  Best Yodeler, Curliest Tail, Most Wrinkles.

4.  Dog trick demo.

Noon, or after the morning classes are complete ~ Buffet Vegetarian Pot Luck Lunch & Meeting.

1 pm

1.  Breed Judging ~ Regular classes, with neutered /spayed classes.

(Dogs with majors for exhibition only, except veterans. HANDLERS ARE INVITED TO SHOW THEIR OWN DOGS ONLY)

2.  Parades ~ Rescues, Champions, Veterans.

3.  Costume Class ~ “Who I Think I Am”.

4.  14th Annual Bambi Memorial Veggie Eating Contest.

5.  Drawing of Raffle ~ Key Holder sculpted by Laura Shapiro, & Dog Show Squeaker created by Andrea Stone.

6.  Selket’s Memorial Toys We Don’t Want Exchange!!  (bring yours from home & swap)

Please contact  Karen Christensen & let her know what you are bringing for the pot luck luncheon.


DOGS ACCEPTED  (Confirm pet policy when making reservations.)

The Greens Inn, 451 Washington Avenue Extension, Saugerties, NY 12477  (845) 246-5488

Holiday Inn, Exit 19 & NYS Thruway, 503 Washington Ave., Kingston, NY 12401  (845) 338-0400 ($10.00 per night dog fee)

Super 8 Motel, 487 Washington Ave., Kingston, NY 12401  (845) 338-3078 ($10.00 pet fee-must be smoking room)

Sky Top Motel, 239 Forest Hill Dr., Kingston, NY 12401  (845) 331-2900 (No charge for pet)

Comfort Inn, 2790 Route 32, Saugerties, NY 12477  (845) 246-1565 ($10.00 per night dog fee)


Blue Mt. Campground, 3783 Route 32, Saugerties, NY 12477  (845) 246-7564

Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds, 149 Blue Mt. Road, Saugerties, NY 12477  (845) 246-8114

KOA, 882 Rt.  212, Saugerties, NY 12477  (845) 246-4089 (allow dogs but no pits, rotties, or dobies)


From North - NYS Thruway to Exit 20 to Rte. 212 West. From South – NYS Thruway to Exit 19 to Rte 28 West, to right onto Rte 375.  More specifics contact S K-M