and other Services (updated June 2, 2016)
2016 CKC/CDJA Annual
Conference for Conformation Judges
October 28 30,
Sidney by The Sea, BC
Location: Mary Winspear Centre Activity Room
2243 Beacon Avenue
Friday October 28
- 6:30 pm
Meet & Greet, Pizza
- 7:15 pm
Presenter: Shawn Nichols The Use of Social
Saturday October 29
- 8:00am 8:15am
Welcome & Opening Remarks: Grant Townsend
- 8:30 10:00
Keynote address: Sue Vroom The Role of the
Judge in the Sport of Dogs
- 10:00 10:15 Refreshment
- 10:15 11:15
Break out discussions- based upon the keynote speakers
- 11:15 12:15 pm
The CKC presentation: Sherry Weiss & Joan Bennett
- 12:15 pm 1:00 Lunch
catered by the Vancouver Island Dog Judges Study Group
- 1:00 - 2:30
Presentation of the Spanish Water Dog: Marnie Harrison
- 2:30 2:45 Refreshments
- 2:45 4:15
Presentation of The Lagotto: Adrienne Perry
- 4:15 4:45
Comparison of the Spanish Water Dog and the Lagotto
- 5:00 pm
CDJA Annual General Meeting
President, Margaret Jones
- 6:30 pm
CKC/CDJA No Host Dinner
Rum Runner Restaurant, 9881
Seaport Place, Sidney
Sunday October 30
- 8:00 am 8:15 am
- 8:30 -10:00
Presentation on Weighing & Measuring; DQs:
Excusals: Sue Vroom
- 10:00 10:15 Refreshments
- 10:15 11:45
Presentation of the Dalmatian: Meg Callea
- 11:45 12:30 pm Lunch catered
by the Vancouver Island Dog Judges Study Group
- 12:30 pm 1:45
Presentation of the Pointer: Sue Vroom
- 1:45 2:15
Comparison of the Dalmatian and the Pointer
- 2:15 2:30 Refreshments
- 2:30 - 3:15
Preparing to Judge in a foreign country: Sue Vroom
- 3:15 pm
The Vancouver Island Dog Judges
Study Group is pleased to be hosting the CKC/CDJA Annual
Conference for Conformation Judges.
- Our Keynote Speaker will be Ms. Sue
Vroom, AKC Executive Field Representative, AKC Education
Liaison, and Bouvier breeder. AKC
ENews article provides an introduction - Ms. Vroom
offers a wealth of knowledge, experience and passion for
the purebred fancy.
- The conference will be held in the Mary
Winspear Centre (Sidney, BC) - in close proximity to various
hotels and restaurants. Minutes to Victoria International
Airport and Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal.
- All coffee breaks, Saturday & Sunday
lunches are included with registration fee. Saturday dinner
will be off-site and not included in registration fee.
CKC 101 Introduction
(mandatory for those wishing to apply for judging)
Friday, Oct 28 8:30 - 2:30
Location: Mary Winspear Centre, Sidney (Victoria) BC
Cost: $75 + GST includes lunch and handouts
note that this is a separate event from the Annual Conference,
which is for licensed judges only.
We are pleased to advise that several
of the hotels in Sidney have agreed to offer group rates
- be sure to mention the Canadian Kennel Club Conference
in order to get these rates. Click each hotel name to
visit their websites.
Western Emerald Isle (walking distance to Mary
10 rooms blocked for October 28,
29 and 30, 2016.
Based on single or double occupancy: 2 queen sized beds
(can change for single queen or king depending on availability):
group discounted rate $116.99 plus tax per night.
Cut off date of booking is September 27, 2016 after which
it will be $139.99 plus tax per night. Pet fee of $15.00
per night plus tax but for 3 nights, participants can
get $30.00 for 3 nights discount.
Participants must call the hotel directly, any third party
reservation cannot be modified after booking or upon check
in. Guests must mention the "Canadian Kennel Club"
when booking to get the group discount rate.
T: 250-656-4441 or toll free 1-800-315-3377
Lodge Victoria Airport: (walking distance to Mary
Based on double occupancy; $99 standard room or $109 business
class room (available up to October 14th, 2016).
30 rooms blocked for October 28th, 29th and 30th, 2016
under Canadian Kennel Club. 10 rooms will be pet friendly.
Cancellation policy of 14 days (must book before Oct 14th
and no cancellations after this date).
Continental breakfast available 5am - 9:30am Mon-Fri &
5am-10am Sat & Sun.
Guests receive 20% off at the Charles Dickens Pub next
Every room comes with a fridge, microwave, coffee maker
& 42" flat screen TV.
Courtesy shuttle 4:30am - 10pm Airport & BC Ferries
to/from Victoria Airport Travelodge
2280 Beacon Avenue, Sidney. B.C. V8L1X1
Inn Waddling Dog (will require vehicle)
Rooms with one Queen bed - $69.00, rooms with two Queen
size beds $79.00
All rooms are non-smoking and include complimentary breakfast.
Ocean View Guestroom: (1 or 2 Queen Beds) $107-$125
Town View Guestroom: (2 Queen Beds) $108
Town View Studio Suite: (1 Queen Bed with Kitchenette)
Town View Suite: (2 Queen Beds with Kitchenette) $132
Ocean View Suite: (1 Queen Bed with Kitchenette) $154
Waterfront Studio Suite: (1 King or 2 Queen Beds with
Port Side Studio Suite: (1 King or 1 Queen Bed with Kitchenette)
Waterfront Suite: (1 Queen Bed with Murphy Bed & Kitchenette)
T: 250 656 1131
F: 250 656-9396
Directions to Sidney
From Swartz Bay Ferries: (Ferries
from the mainland sail on the odd hour starting at 7:00am.
to 9:00p.m. Phone (250) 386-3431, or visit www.bcferries.com)
Departing from ferry terminal, this is #17. The first
set of lights, turn LEFT into Sidney. Mary Winspear
Centre is on the right side of road, hotels on either
side. That's right - MINUTES from ferry terminal.
From Up Island:
South on Trans-Canada, left on McKenzie, take route
#17 to go north (towards ferries), then RIGHT into Sidney.
By Air: Victoria International
There is a hotel shuttle service available to and from
the airport. Ferry Pick up and drop off to/from Ferry
is offered by VIDJSG
Please note that registrations for both
the Conference and the CKC101 will be handled by the Canadian