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May 17-19, 2024  Cooley Memorial Hunt Test

Location: Rock River Kennels, Beaver Dam, WI

The weekend starts with an ATCA Fur Test on Friday morning and an ATCA Retriever Test in the afternoon.  Saturday and Sunday are AKC Upland Hunt Tests.


Watch for entries to open usually in February.

July 27, 2024   WI Airedale Terrier Club Specialty

Waukesha, WI

Regular Class Judge: Lydia Hutchinson

Sweepstakes Judge: Carol Scott ​


Our annual Specialty Show will again be held in conjunction with the Waukesha Kennel Club's Summer Splash All-breed show. Waukesha Expo, 1000 Northview Rd., Waukesha, WI 53188


The Airedales are tentatively scheduled to be in the ring early on Saturday morning.  The judging schedule will be published about a week before the show. Check to confirm.


There is an indoor reserved grooming area for Airedale Exhibitors.  Reservations are due by July 9th!  After that date, the Waukesha Kennel Club reserves the right to release spots within our block to other exhibitors.  To reserve a spot, use the form in the show premium, and be sure to write "Airedales" on it before mailing.


Would you like to join us for a complimentary picnic lunch following the Airedale judging on July 27th?   It will be held on the far South end of the show grounds, between Northview Road and the Southernmost building.   Look for the WI Airedale Terrier Club tents on the grassy area.  RSVP to Rita at or 262-313-8196 by July 19th.


Would you like to join us for dinner at 6 pm on July 27th at the Delafield Brewhaus?   RSVP to Rita at or 262-313-8196 by July 19th.


In addition to conformation, the Waukesha Kennel Club offers Rally, Obedience, FastCat and Dock Diving.  Please see the premium to be published on, or search for more info . Let the WI Airedale Terrier Club know that you'll be running your Airedale in these events to be eligible for special recognition from our Club.


New in 2024 -- The Airedale Terrier Club of Illinois will hold their Specialty at the Summer Splash the day after ours, on Sunday, July 28th.   Join in the fun two days in a row, and support your Airedale exhibitors!Questions?  Contact Airedale Specialty Show Chair, Sandi Cooley


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Saturday, Oct. 12, 2024  Dog Walk & CGC (led by Sue Z), tentatively planned in Delafield, WI, Lapham Peak – bring your own bag lunch.  It was suggested that we have lunch together at a restaurant if the forecast is chilly.  Please watch for an early-fall details about this event.  Dee Braaksma is an AKC CGC evaluator and volunteered to evaluate the dogs at this event!  

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