ASC Flushing Spaniel Show
January 15, 16, 17, 2021
The American Spaniel Club is expanding opportunities for additional points in this second century of Flushing shows!
The 2021 Flushing Spaniel Show will be held on January 15-17, 2021, at the World’s Fair Exhibition Hall, located at 935 World’s Fair Park Drive, Knoxville, TN 37902. The show site was on the lower level of the Holiday Inn complex.
Watch for updates as they become available.
Foy Trent Dog Show Opening Date: December 16, 2020
Foy Trent Dog Show Closing Date: December 30, 2020
(As of 11/20/20: assignments subject to AKC approval)
Friday, 15 January
Clumber Sweepstakes – Sarah Willms
Field Spaniel Sweepstakes – TBA
Irish Water Sweepstakes – TBA
Sussex Sweepstakes – Dennis Collins
Welsh Springer Sweepstakes – C. J. Farve
Clumber Spaniel Specialty – Billie Hayes
Cocker Spaniel Specialty (Black) – Billie Hayes
Cocker Spaniel Specialty (ASCOB) – James A. Fehring
Cocker Spaniel Specialty (Parti) – Nancy J. Gallant
Cocker Spaniel Best of Breed – Billie Hayes
English Cocker Specialty – Karen Roth
Welsh Springer Specialty Regular Classes – Richard Powell
4-6 month puppies – Janet Warner
Altered class – Vicki Sandage
Junior Showmanship – Dani Rosenberry
Saturday, 16 January
Cocker Spaniel Futurity – Patricia Elkins
Cocker Spaniel Maturity – Patricia Elkins
Cocker Spaniel Classes (Black) – Nancy J. Gallant
Cocker Spaniel Classes (ASCOB) – Billie Hayes
Cocker Spaniel Classes (Parti) – James A. Fehring
Welsh Springer Classes – TBA
Clumber Spaniel Specialty – TBA
Tennessee Valley English Cocker Specialty – Walter Sommerfelt; Sweepstakes – Matthew Proctor
English Springer Spaniel Specialty – TBA
Field Spaniel Specialty – James A. Fehring
Sussex Spaniel Specialty – Billie Hayes
Obedience and Rally – Maureen Burford
Sunday, 17 January
American Water Classes to BOB – Nancy Gallant
Boykin Spaniel Classes to BOB – James A. Fehring
Clumber Spaniel Classes to BOB – James A. Fehring
Cocker Spaniel Black BOV – Nancy J. Gallant
Cocker Spaniel ASCOB BOV – Billie Hayes
Cocker Spaniel Parti BOV – James A. Fehring
English Cocker to BOB – TBA
English Springer to BOB – Nancy J. Gallant
Field Spaniel to BOB – Nancy J. Gallant
Irish Water Spaniel to BOB – TBA
Sussex to BOB – James A. Fehring
Welsh Springer BOB – TBA
Junior Showmanship – TBA
Obedience and Rally – Maureen Burford
BEST IN SHOW – Anne Savory Bolus
Judges for the other breed independent specialties will be announced as received.
2021 Flushing Show Chairs
Directions and Parking for the World’s Fair Exhibition Hall
The World’s Fair Exhibition Hall is located at 935 World’s Fair Park Drive, Knoxville, TN.
From the East: Take Interstate 40 to Knoxville, and take Exit 387. Turn right onto Western Ave. At the third traffic light turn right onto Henley Street. The Holiday Inn will be on your right. The World’s Fair Exhibition Hall is in the lower level of the Holiday Inn. For parking continue through the third light on Western Ave and take the first right onto Locust Street and the Locust Street Garage is two blocks up on the left.
From the North: Take I-75/I-275 to Knoxville. Take the Henley Street (Hwy. 441) Exit. Follow the signs to Henley Street. The Holiday Inn will be on the right after passing through the Henley Street Tunnel. The World’s Fair Exhibition Hall is in the lower level of the Holiday Inn.
From the West: Take I-40/I-75 to Knoxville. Take Exit 388 (Highway 441) Henley Street/University of Tennessee. Turn right onto Henley Street. The Holiday Inn will be on the right, and the World’s Fair Exhibition Hall is in the lower level of the Holiday Inn.
From the South: Take Hwy. 129 (Alcoa Hwy.) into Knoxville. Take the Cumberland Avenue/Kingston Pike Exit, and turn right onto Cumberland Avenue. Continue toward downtown Knoxville until reaching the Henley Street intersection. Turn left onto Henley Street (Hwy. 441). Turn right onto Clinch Avenue, and then cross to Locust Street. Turn left onto Walnut Street, and turn left into Locust Street Garage.
From the South: Highway 441 (Chapman Hwy/Smoky Mountains). Highway 441 North will lead directly to the Holiday Inn. The World’s Fair Exhibition Hall is in the lower level of the Holiday Inn Parking available at the Locust Street Garage.
Parking information forthcoming!
For any questions contact Jane Williams by email, phone (334-324-4981) or by mail.
Knoxville McGhee-Tyson Airport (TYS) Information Phone: (865) 342-3000
Knoxville Tourism & Sports Corporation
One Vision Place, 301 Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902
General Information (800) 727-8045 or (865) 523-7263
Taxi and Airport Transportation Services
As you may know, the Holiday Inn (our usual host hotel) is undergoing renovations and will be closed in January 2021. Parking should still be available in the Holiday Inn garage as well as in the Poplar Street parking lot that is on the same level as the show site.
Rooms are being held at the Hilton, the Cumberland, and The Tennessean. You must identify yourself as part of the ASC block to secure these rates.
All access to the show site is from the Worlds Fair Park Drive level.
As of 7/15/20: The Tennessean is FULLY booked, and Jane Williams will have a waiting list for 15 rooms. However, she does not expect to have cancellations. The Knoxville Hilton and Cumberland House Knoxville, Tapestry Collection by Hilton still have available rooms.
Calendar of Events
Thursday, 14 January
ASC Board Meeting (place to be announced)
Tack room move-in beginning at 9:00 a.m.
Friday, 15 January
Clumber Spaniels, English Cocker Spaniels, English Springer Spaniels, Field Spaniels, Irish Water Spaniels, Sussex Spaniels, Welsh Springer Spaniels
Clumber Spaniel Specialty, Cocker Spaniel Specialty, English Cocker Specialty
Note: There will not be any judging seminars this year.
Saturday, 16 January
Clumber Spaniel Specialty, English Springer Spaniel Specialty, Irish Water Spaniel Specialty, Tennessee Valley English Cocker Specialty
Cocker Spaniel Futurity, Cocker Spaniel Maturity
Cocker Spaniel Classes (through Winners Bitch), Welsh Springer (Winners Bitch)
ASC Annual Meeting and Reception (place to be announced)
Sunday, 17 January
American Water Spaniel through BOB
Boykin Spaniel through BOB
Clumber Spaniels through BOB
Cocker Spaniel Black Variety through BOV
Cocker Spaniel ASCOB through BOV
Cocker Spaniel Parti through BOV
English Cocker Spaniel through BOB
English Springer Spaniel through BOB
Field Spaniel Spaniel through BOB
Irish Water Spaniel through BOB
Sussex Spaniel through BOB
Welsh Springer Spaniel through BOB
Best in Show
ASC Reserved Seating
There is a limit of four seats per reservation and names for each chair must be listed in the completed form. Two (2) to four (4) persons may be seated together if from the same household or sharing a hotel room or grooming space. All other seats will be spaced 6′ apart. No exceptions will be permitted. (See ASC COVID Guidelines for more information.)
$30.00 per seat for the entire weekend.
Complete the 2021 Flushing Show Seat Reservation Form and mail it with check payable to ASC (U.S. dollars) to:
24 Hannah Street
Battle Creek, MI 49014
Purina Patron Seating
Special ringside seating is available at the Flushing Spaniel Show. The large leather seats are $250 each for the entire show and can be placed at ANY of the rings. Each seat comes with a show catalog, Purina logo items, and other surprises. A maximum of four seats can be reserved together provided one of the following conditions is met: reside in the same household, sharing a hotel room or suite, or sharing a grooming space. Conditions will be confirmed with drivers license, hotel rooming lists, or grooming space roster. Only 20 available.
Check: Mail Purina Patron Seat Reservation Form and check payable to ASC (U.S. dollars) to:
Beth Williams, ASC Treasurer
112 Carriage House Lane
Auburn, AL 36832
ASC Store: If paying through the ASC store, please indicate purchase is for Purina Patron Seat.
Credit Card (Visa or MasterCard): Email Beth Williams to setup a call to process credit card payment at ASC.Treasurer.Beth@gmail.com.
ASC Grooming Reservation
Reservations must be postmarked on or before December 30, 2020. All reservations postmarked after the closing date will be subject to a $50 late fee. No exceptions.
10 x 10 grooming space w/ electric: $100 each
Additional electricity, if available: $30 each
Complete the 2021 Flushing Show Grooming Form and mail it with check payable to ASC (U.S. dollars) to:
103 Mariners Cove Road
Hodges, SC 29653
If payment is made via the ASC store (PayPal), indicate purchase if for a grooming reservation and email completed form to Linda Donaldson.
See Temporary Futurity Changes post, as well as the Calendar of Events and Judges listed above.
Catalog Ads & Sales
DEADLINE for Advertising Copy: December 14, 2020
$10.00 late fee will be charged for copy received between December 14th and December 21st.
NO COPY ACCEPTED AFTER DECEMBER 21, 2020!
Download the ASC January 2021 Advertising Form and complete.
Makes checks payable to ASC (U.S. funds only) or go to the ASC Store and pay online via PayPal.
ASC Candid Photographer Policy
The American Spaniel Club prohibits the use of video recording devices for commercial purposes at any time, at all ASC events. ASC also prohibits photography at ASC events for commercial purposes without prior written consent of the Show Chairperson and the payment of a $100 candid photography licensing fee. Commercial purposes are defined as the intent to offer photos for sale or barter, in whole or in part, for use now or in the future, or for use in any other commercial applications. Any entity or individual interested in taking candid photographs at ASC, please send a written request to Show Chairman, Jane Williams, PO Box 1084, Gatlinburg, TN 37738 along with a check for the candid photographer license fee of $100, made payable to the American Spaniel Club. Written request must be sent by January 3, 2020.
Jane Williams, ASC Show Chair 2021
Please note live streaming is permitted only for personal use under the provisions of the Candid Photographer Policy. Any live commercial distribution of any ASC events is strictly prohibited by the American Spaniel Club without prior authorization.
Diane Kepley, ASC President
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