The ATCA is happy to announce the Youth Activity Achievement Award for any youth under the age of 18 who is participating in any activity with an Australian Terrier. The award will be published in the Talkabout, posted on the ATCA website and read at the ATCA annual meeting during the National Specialty. The Award Certificate will be mailed to the youth if not in attendance at the National Specialty.
For the award Guidelines and Application go Youth Activity Achievement Award.
Current plans are to record and Live Stream the Education Day Presentation to the ATCA Facebook page. Watch your email and/or the ATCA Facebook page for any new information and the start time.
After the Specialty, the 2023 Education Day video will be accessible on the ATCA website and the ATCA Youtube Channel.
For someone requesting a Breed Presentation and/or Ringside Mentoring at the National Specialty, please use this fillable form and email to the address at the bottom of the form.
Request for Breed Presentation and/or Ringside Mentoring at the National Specialty
Merchandise with 2023 National Specialty designs and the Australian Terrier NINJA designs are available to purchase for deliver to your home. Deadline to order merchandise for delivery BEFORE the National Specialty is: May 31, 2023. Please go here to order: https://www.dee-vinyl.com/collections/atca-fundraiser
The ATCA 2023 National Specialty Poster is for sale on the ATCA’s website in the Aussie Store. The Poster is 16” X 20” on 100# Gloss Book Stock. You may order for pickup at the specialty or have the poster shipped to your address. To order your Poster, please go here: https://australianterrier.org/aussiestore/national-specialty/national-specialty-poster/
This section features a Spotlight on Barn Hunt. This will include an interview with the Aussie’s owner with photos and/or videos of the Aussie performing in the dog sport being featured on that month. May 2023 features the Spotlight on Barn Hunt with Penny and Virgil
Open to all ATCA owners.
Now is the time to submit all of your 2022 achievements for the 2022 Outstanding Achievement Award as well as apply for the 2022 Henderson Award. The Achievement Form below may be used for both the Achievement Award and the Henderson Award.
Download the Achievement Form here and submit to Darlene Evans at: email@example.com
This page has been updated with the latest revisions of the Specialty Packet.
The 2023 National Specialty Week Packet is now available. You can download the Viewable Specialty Packet here.
Meal reservations may be made online in the Aussie Store or by check. Instruction for making meal reservations by check are in the Specialty Packet (page 16 & 17) or can be found on the Upcoming National Specialty page. Deadline: 6/5/23
Futurity Instructions are on page 15 of the Specialty Packet and Futurity nomination forms may be accessed from the ATCA website Futurity page. Nomination Frees may be paid in the Aussie Store. Deadline: 5/14/2023
Information to place a Catalog Ad is on page 16 of the Specialty Packet. Download Catalog Ad form here. Payment for the Catalog Ad may be made by check (instructions on page 19 of the Specialty Packet) or the Aussie Store. Deadline: 5/15/23
Donations to the 2023 Specialty Fund is on page 20. You may Donate by check or through the Aussie Store.
Auction Items Needed! If you have an items that is cool, awesome or totally Aussies related, please find information on donating items to the Auction on page 8 of the Specialty Packet. Please send to Gayle Roache, 2752 Pony Club Lane, Colorado Springs, CO 80922. There will be a Raffle, Silent Auction and a live Auction during Specialty Week.
Host Hotel is the Colorado Springs Marriott (page 12 of the Specialty Packet). More information including reservation phone number, website reservation information and group code at Upcoming Specialty Page. Deadline: 5-26-2023.
Conformation, Obedience & Rally entries close: 6/14/23 Enter NOW!
Reserved RV & Box Truck Parking-Form in premium, Must be mailed. Closes 6-14-23. ENTER NOW!
Reserved Grooming space is limited. Form in premium, Must be mailed. Closes 6-14-23 ENTER NOW!
Futurity Forms: https://australianterrier.org/futurity/
Pay Futurity Fees (Dam/Litter Nomination & Puppy Nomination): https://australianterrier.org/product-category/national-specialty/futurity-entry-fees/
Donation to Futurity: https://australianterrier.org/product-category/national-specialty/futurity-donation/
More information may be found on page 18 of the 2023 specialty Packet.
Please send your Aussie Happy Easter photos or Happy Saint Patrick’s Day or any Happy Aussie photo to the email below. They will be used in the ATCA 2023 Talkabout, Issue 2. Send to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Enter you photo into the 2024 Calendar Cover Contest NOW! Send your photos to Grace Massey at email@example.com — BEFORE July 30, 2023!
Photos must be in horizontal format (at least 1 MB) with no other dogs or people (hands and other body parts accepted if it adds to the composition of the photo). Aussies in natural settings or competing in companion or performance sports preferred. Let’s see some unique locations!