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Winter International Committee

The Winter International Committee is:

Mr Lance Heilmann (Chairman), Mrs Pauline Brennan-Lim (Secretary), Mr Peter Thompson (Convenor), Mr David Johnson, Mr Joy Lim, Mr John Rice, Mr Barry Tyrell and Mrs Jo Heard.

About Dogs SA Winter International

The Dogs SA Winter International is the Premier Three Day, Three Show weekend in South Australia. 2021 will also see an All Breeds Neutered Championship Show on the Saturday. The Show is run for Dogs SA by the Winter International Committee. Our 2021 Major Sponsor is ADVANCE, along with PLUSH PUPPY, TOTAL ANIMAL LOGISTICS, Puddleby Art, Ingrid Matschke Photography, Dog News Australia, Easy Dog Entries, Orivet, K9Online, Highway 1 Tourist Park and Blakes Tiver Road Veterinary Centre. Our panel of Ten International Judges will officiate at:

  • Three All Breeds Championship Shows (Friday CACIB)
  • Eight Group/Breed Specialty Shows
  • The "Total Animal Logistics" Breeder, Owner, Handler Sweepstakes
  • The "Estrela Shield" for Junior Showmanship - 2 Heats and a Final
  • The Inaugural Winter International All Breeds Neutered Championship Show

June 4 - 6

David Roche Park

3 All Breeds Shows
8 Specialty Shows
1 All Breeds Neutered Show
T.A.L. Breeder, Owner, Handler Sweepstakes

10 International

Mr Pedro Gonzalez-Teja


Ms Mariko Harase


Mr Andras Korozs


Mrs Judit Korozs-Papp


Mr Franki Leung


Mrs Barbara Muller


Mr Laurent Pichard


Mr Stefan Sinko


Mrs Olga Sinko


Ms Grace Wang


Mr Peter Bennett


2020 Events Schedule

The Friday Winter International All Breeds CACIB Championship Show commences in Rings 1 - 8, 10

FCI Group 1A: Grace Wang; FCI Group 1B: Judit Korozs-Papp; FCI Group 2: Stefan Sinko; Group FCI 3: Franki Leung; FCI Group 4: Pedro Gonzalez-Teja; FCI Group 5: Mariko Harase; FCI Group 6: Pedro Gonzalez-Teja; FCI Group 7: Barbara Muller; FCI Group 8: Barbara Muller; FCI Group 9A: Laurent Pichard; FCI Group 9B: Olga Sinko; FCI Group 10: Pedro Gonzalez-Teja; General Specials: Andras Korozs; The Terrier Club: Andras Korozs

RING ALLOCATION: Ring 1 Group 9A, CTD Specials and General Specials; Ring 2 Group 9B; Ring 3 Group 7 followed by Group 8; Ring 4 Group 4, followed by Group 6, followed by Group 10. Ring 5 Group 1A; Ring 6 Group 2; Ring 7 Group 3; Ring 8 Group 5; Ring 10 Group 1B.

Terrier Club (Ring 9)

12:30 pm

Lunch Break

No extra activities during the Lunch Break today but please take the opportunity to visit our Vendor area.
Judging recommences in all rings through to the end of Group Specials. Mr Andras Korozs will judge General Specials in Ring 1, approx 10 minutes after the end of the last Group Specials has concluded.

Junior Showmanship Heat 1 for the Estrala Shield commences at 08:15am. The Saturday Winter International All Breeds Championship Show commences at 09:00am in Rings 1, 3 - 8, 10. The Chihuahua Club of SA Championship Show commences in The Hall at 09:00am. The Samoyed Club of SA Show commences at 09:00am in Ring 9.

Group 1 (Ring 1) Andras Korozs; Group 2A (Ring 7) Olga Sinko; Group 2B (Ring 10) Judit Korozs-Papp; Group 3A (Ring 8) Franki Leung; Group 3 (Ring 3): Laurent Pichard; Group 4 (Ring 4) Stefan Sinko; Group 5 (Ring 5) Barbara Muller; Group 6 (Ring 6) Pedro Gonzalez-Teja; Group 7A (Ring 8) Franki Leung; followed by Group 7B Grace Wang; General Specials (Ring 1): Mr Laurent Pichard

Chihuahua Club (The Hall); Samoyed Club (Ring 9)

All Breeds Neutered Show Judge Peter Bennett (Ring 2) commencing at 11:00am

During the Lunch break, please take the opportunity to watch General Specials of the All Breeds Neutered Show or visit our Vendor area.

Judging recommences in all rings through to the end of Group Specials. Mr Laurent Pichard will judge General Specials in Ring 1, approx 10 minutes after the end of the last Group Specials has concluded. The Papillon Club Show will be judged in The Hall, commencing no earlier than 01:00 pm. The Dobermann Club will be judged in Ring 9. The actual starting time will also depend on the availability of the Judge after completing their Group assignment for the day. Breed Clubs will pause judging if exhibits are required in the "in Group" or "in Show" judging.

Papillon Club (Hall) Judge: Franki Leung; Dobermann Club Judge (Ring 9): Mariko Harase

Junior Showmanship Heat 2 for the Estrala Shield commences at 08:15am. The Sunday Winter International All Breeds Championship Show commences at 09:00am in Rings 1, 3 - 8, 10. The Pug Club of SA Championship Show commences in Ring 2 at 09:00am followed by the British Bulldog Club Championship Show. The White Swiss Shepherd Club Show commences in Ring 9, after the conclusion of the Pug Club Show.

Group 1 (Ring 1) Grace Wang; Group 2 (Ring 7) Pedro Gonzalez-Teja; Group 3 (Ring 3) Mariko Harase; Group 4 (Ring 4) Andras Korozs; Group 5A (Ring 5): Stefan Sinko; Group 5B (Ring 10): Judit Korozs-Papp; Group 6 (Ring 6) Franki Leung; Group 7 (Ring 8) Barbara Muller; General Specials(Ring 1) Franki Leung

Pug Club (Ring 2) Laurent Pichard; British Bulldog Club (Ring 2) Olga Sinko; White Swiss Shepherd Club (Ring 9) Laurent Pichard

The "Total Animal Logistics" Breeder, Owner, Handler Sweepstakes will take place in Ring 1. Judge: Barbara Muller

The final of the Estrela Shield for Junior Showmanship will take place in Ring 8. Judge: Judit Korozs-Papp

Judging recommences in all rings through to the end of Group Specials. Mr Franki Leung will judge General Specials in Ring 1 approx 10 minutes after the last Group Specials has concluded.

2020 Important Dates

SCHEDULE Publication Month Dogs SA Journal, March 2020
Entry Closing Date Friday 8th May (Paper), Sunday 17th May (EDE) 2020
CATALOGUE ADVERTISING Bookings Close Friday 1st May 2020
Artwork Deadline Friday 8th May 2020
Marquee Site Applications Application Deadline Friday 8th May 2020, unless booked out prior

2020 Winter International and Partner Club Schedules

Online Entries - EASY DOG ENTRIES

2020 Sponsorship

Event FAQs

The Schedule

As well as being able to be downloaded from this website, the Winter International Schedule is published in the March edition of the Dogs SA Journal. It is also available to be downloaded as a PDF file from the Dogs SA website and the Winter International Facebook page. It is also published in Dog News Australia and K9Online. Partner Club Schedules are published in the Dogs SA Journal and Club Websites/Facebook Pages and can also be downloaded from this website. Go to the Schedules Page for access to all Schedules as they are published.

Marquee Hire (BOOK EARLY)

When it is intended to book and erect a commercial marquee, an application must be made to the Dogs SA office for any show. Go to their website. Refer to downloads for “Commercial Marquee Procedure” for an application which must be lodged no less than 10 working days prior to the event. The booking must be made on the site plan – Refer to downloads for “Commercial marquee site plan” and accompanied by the non-refundable prescribed fee of $50.00. Dogs SA Office Enquiries to Hayley Prior on 0883494797.

All Bookings of and payment for Marquees, must be done direct with the Commercial Marquee Hire Companies.

Dogs SA Website Link


Exhibitors are able to enter the three Winter International All Breeds Championship Shows and the All Breeds Neutered Show (Saturday) online via EASY DOG ENTRIES or post paper entries to the Convenor. South Australian Exhibitors may hand their entries direct to the Convenor Peter Thompson at Shows.


Exhibitors are able to enter all Breed Club Shows either ONLINE or postally to the address in the Breed Club Schedules

Setting up Times and Security

Private Gazebos can be set up on the Thursday morning as soon as the gates are open, around 7AM but check the Winter International Facebook page during the few days prior for updates. There will be Security on the Grounds Thursday through to Saturday nights. The Gates will remain open until approx 8pm on the Thursday to allow for late set up. Please note that all items are left on the grounds at your own risk.

DOGS SA CACIB SHOW - Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Under FCI rules do Champions have to enter the Championship class and not their age class?

A. The FCI regulations are not specific however under the regulations for the conduct of the ANKC/FCI show a Champion may be entered in its age class but not in Open.

Q. Will there be individual critiques?

A. No, as this will reduce the number of dogs a judge can judge and significantly increase the entry cost

Q. Will there be BOB or Breed Critiques?

A. No, the judge may not be a breed specialist, therefore Breed Critiques will not be provided

Q. What are you doing about Poodles? Will the Australian or FCI sizes apply?

A. FCI and in Group 9 Companion and Toy Dogs

Q. Which Standards are used for a CACIB / ANKC Show?

A. FCI standards and Groups.

Q. Where a dog is eligible for a CC under the ANKC standard but not under the FCI Standard, can a dog be awarded the ANKC CC but not the CACIB?

A. Where a dog is eligible for a ANKC CC and the judges deems it of suitable quality, then it may be awarded without the CACIB.

Q. Will there be 10 FCI Groups for General Specials or the combined Gundog and Hound Groups to make 7 as per Reg 5 Section 6.2?

A. There will be 10 groups represented in General Specials including Baby and Puppy Classes

Q. Can docked dogs be shown without disqualification?

A. Yes and under FCI regulations must be judged equally as non-docked dogs.

Q. What is the Class number for “Open” (non-Champions) and “Champions” at CACIB Shows

A. 11/11A (Open) and 21/21A (Champion)

Q. Will dogs be measured?

A. This will be at the discretion of the judge but yes they may be.

Q. Will judges be able to disqualify dogs if they disqualifying faults with in the standard.

A. Yes, they will as they are judging under FCI standards.

Q. Are the breeds judged in alphabetical order for each FCI group?

A. Yes, alphabetically within the groups as per the listing in ANKC Reg 5 shows section 6

Unfortunately due to lack of suitable facilities, Camping is not allowed on David Roche Park. However, there are several Caravan Parks around Adelaide that are Dog Friendly. Highway One Tourist Park, a Winter International Sponsor, is "Dog Friendly" and is located about 20 minutes away from David Roche Park and is a popular destination for exhibitors. There are also Holiday Houses and some Motels that will allow Dogs in Trailers. Do a Google search on Dog Friendly Accommadation in Adelaide for options.

Event Location

David Roche Park
Cromwell Road, Kilburn
South Australia
Phone: 0408806464
Email: winterinternat@adelaide.on.net