2022 ASTC National Specialty

This page has been UPDATED on June 13, 2022


2022 National Specialty Agility Trial Winner JUNE 7: RACH Hallmarks Jolie Hot on the Trail Tova (left), owned by Tom and Judy Harding, was High in Trial Preferred, and Ch.StarsEnd’s Southern Comfort, owned by Beth Scorzelli, was High in Trial.
2022 National Specialty Agility Competitor JUNE 7: Shih Tzu competing in agility in St. Louis, with judge Christie Bowers seated in center.

Top Winners | ASTC Obedience and Rally Trials | Wednesday June 8, 2022 | Judge: Mr. Rick Cox
Obedience High in Trial: RACH Hallmarks Jolie Hot on the Trail Tova, owned by Tom & Judy Harding
Rally High Combined & High Triple Q: Ch. Stars End’s Southern Comfort, owned by Beth Scorzelli

Top Winners | ASTC Obedience and Rally Trials | Thursday June 9, 2022 | Judge: Mr. Rick Cox
Obedience High in Trial and High Combined and High Triple Q in Rally, RACH Hallmarks Jolie Hot on the Trail Tova, owned by Tom Judy Harding
Top Winner ASTC Regional #1 | Wednesday June 8, 2022 | Judge: George Milutinovich
Best of Breed: GCHB CH Hallmark Jolie out of This World, Luke & Diane Ehricht
Best of Opposite Sex: Lun Lynn’s Kiss My Grits, Zach Watkins & Sherrie McGee
Best of Winners & Winners Dog: JeDoll Unbreakable Kiss, Alfredo Vanegas
Winners Bitch: Xeralane’s Quintessential, Xeralane Kennel

Top Winner ASTC Regional #2 | Thursday June 9, 2022 | Judge: Mrs. Tammy K. Jackson
BISS: GCHB CH Hallmark Jolei Out of This World, Luke & Diane Ehricht
Best of Winners and WD: Xeralane Spoiler Alert, Xeralane Kennel
Best of Opposite Sex: Lun Lynn’s Kiss My Grits, Zach Watkins & Sherrie McGee
Select Dog: GCHB CH Marja-Ty Chu Singular Sensation, Mark & Jackie Stempel & Kathy Kwait
Select Bitch: Jolisse N Calee Hallelujah, Cara Lee Heifrich
Winners Bitch and Best NOHS: Daydream Intuition Summer Night Lullaby at Jen’s, Jennifer & Sasha Heiken
Reserve Winners Dog: Hallmark Jolei Rock Hudson, Marty TenPas, Cheryl Szulczewski & Luke & Diane Ehricht
Reserve Winners Bitch: Zephyr Penny Nickel Sheza Dime, Robyn Lilly

ASTC National Puppy Sweepstakes | Friday,June 10, 2022 | Judge: Mandy Carlson
Best in Sweepstakes & Puppy Dog 6-9 mo.: Hallmark Jolie Wonderland, Luke & Diane Ehricht
Best of Opposite Sex &Puppy Bitch 10-12 mo.: Wenrick’s Colors to Believe, Wendy Paquette
Puppy Dog 8-10 mo.: Rinposhay’s Public Enemy, Maurene Baum
Puppy Dog 10-12 mo.: Lotus-Delite Talk to the Paw, Dan L. Haley
Puppy Bitch 6-8 mo.: Hallmark Jolie Sparkling Rose, Luke & Diane Ehricht
Puppy Bitch 8-10 mo.: Mr. Foo’s and Wenrick’s Hey Loocee, Christine Wells, Lisa McKinney & Wendy Paquette
ASTC National Specialty Top Winners | Saturday, June 11, 2022 | Judge: Mr. Joe Walton
Best in Specialty: GCHB CH Hallmark Jolie Out of This World, Luke & Diane Ehricht
Best of Winners & Winners Dog: Wenrick’s Colors to Believe, Wendy Paquette
Best of Opposite Sex to Best of Breed: Mr. Foo’s N Wenrick’s Totally Unavailable, Lisa McKinney
Winners Bitch and Best Puppy: Lotus Delite Talk to the Paw, Tammy George & Annette Lewis
Select Dog: GCH CH Marja-Ty Chu Dream Catcher, Mark & Jackie Stempel & Kathy Kwait
Select Bitch: Lun Lynn’s Kiss My Grits, Zach Watkins & Sherrie McGee
Best Owner Handle: GCHB CH Marja-Ty Chu Singular Sensation, Mark & Jackie Stempel & Kathy Kwait
Best Bred by Exhibitor: Mackwood’s Truth N Justice, Tiffani Underwood
Awards of Merit:
JeDoll Unbreakable Kiss, Alfredo Vanegas
GCHCH Jocar’s Add a Little Garnish, Carla R. Johnson
GCHB CH Jolisse N Ryan Bright Like a Diamond, Jocelyn Fuertes
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2022 ASTC National Specialty June 6-11, 2022
  • Rally
  • Obedience
  • 2 Regional Specialties
  • Agility nearby on June 7
  • LOCATION (Details to follow, when making reservations please specify you are with the American Shih Tzu Club)
    Holiday Inn Route 66 | St Louis, MO


    Tentative Schedule of Events
    Superintendent: Foy Trent Dog Shows EXCEPT FOR AGILITY. Agility Supt: Beth Scorzelli
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    TUESDAY, June 7, 2022
  • ASTC Agility Trial ~ 7:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. Dog Sports at Kim’s 1951 Townsley Lane, Caseyville, IL 62232 (Facility is now Air Conditioned)
    Judge: Christie Bowers
  • Welcome Bags Assembly ~ 12:00 Noon Storage & Office
  • Registration opens ~ 4:00 P.M.~ Concourse
  • Set-Up Vendors ~12:00 P.M.
  • Meet n’ Greet Cash Bar ~ 6:00 P.M.~ Concourse

  • WEDNESDAY, June 8, 2022
  • ASTC Obedience/Rally Trials #1 Cadillac Ballroom Judge: Mr. Rick Cox
  • ASTC Regional #1 ~ Cadillac Ballroom Judge: Mr. George Milutinovich
  • Board of Directors Meeting following regional judging ~ Mustang Room

  • THURSDAY, June 9, 2022
  • ASTC Obedience/Rally Trials #2 Cadillac Ballroom Judge: Mr. Rick Cox
  • ASTC Regional #2 ~ Cadillac Ballroom Judge: Mrs. Tammy K. Jackson
  • Grooming & Handling Seminar ~ 7:00 P.M.~ Cadillac Ballroom

  • FRIDAY, June 10, 2022
  • Sweepstakes ~ Cadillac Ballroom Judge: Mrs. Mandy Carlson
  • Annual General Meeting ringside following Sweepstakes
  • Testing: Canine Good Citizen & AKC Trick Dog Judge: Beth Scorzelli 6:00 P.M. Cadillac Ballroom
  • Judges Education 7:00 P.M.~ Monte Carlo/Riviera

  • SATURDAY, June 11, 2022
  • ASTC National Specialty ~ Cadillac Ballroom Judge: Mr. Joe C. Walton
  • Junior Showmanship Judge: Mr. Adrian Agard
  • Awards Banquet ~ Riviera Ballroom Cash Bar ~ 6:00 P.M. Dinner ~7:00 P.M.


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