Mark Your Calendars!

We are in need of sponsors and volunteers for our upcoming events! Please reach out to Jack Thourot at if you are available, or Lynda White at to sponsor a trophy for the upcoming year.

February 24 – 25, 2024: “Dog Expo” Extravaganza at the Silver Bay Kennel Club shows – ACDCGLA will host a Meet the Breed booth at the Silver Bay Kennel Club shows at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in Del Mar, CA (2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA). Reach out to volunteer your time and your ACD ambassador, or stop by and see us! We will hold a club meeting Saturday, February 24th, after the breed judging concludes, and announce the 2025 elected officers there.

March 8 – 10, 2024: The Cattle Classic Herding Trials planned, location and Cappy Pruitt seminar TBA.

March 30 – 31, 2024: We are holding two Regional Specialties, along with Sweepstakes and Juniors. They will be held in conjunction with the San Luis Obispo Kennel Club and Kern County Kennel Club all breed shows (March 28 – 31) at the Kern County Fairgrounds in Bakersfield, CA (1142 S P St, Bakersfield, CA 93307). We also hold a raffle and have a taco night for members. Entries for the specialty are through and the all breed shows are through Bradshaw; opening date TBA.