CSPC Specialty Results

Our 2017 89th Specialty was held Friday, September 22.  Many thanks to all who helped out with it.  Click here for CSPC 2017 Specialty Results

A few highlights — The show catalog memorial page had the longest list of treasured companions crossing the Rainbow Bridge that I can remember.   Ages ranged from 13 years to 16 years which bodes well for the health of the breed and the care we take with our poodles.  We had a great obedience entry with participation in Beginner Novice all the way to Utility.  Think about training your poodle for next year!         TG

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CSPC Combined TD / TDX tracking tests

Sunday, February 26, 2017, HQ — The Horse Corral at Chatfield State Park, Park Entry Fee if you don’t have a State Parks Pass is $8.00 per vehicle.

This is a combined TD tracking test (limit of 8 entries) / TDX tracking test (limit of 4 entries) to be held on Sunday, February 26, 2017. Open to all breeds and All Americans with preference given to Poodles. Entries accepted until 5:00pm, February 16, 2017. Test Location:  Chatfield State Park.
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Final Schedule & Details for CSPC 2016 Specialty Show on Friday, September 23

Judging begins with the all poodle obedience trial judged by Susan Oviatt-Harris at 1:00 pm in the Event Center at Arapahoe County Fairgrounds.  Poodle Puppy Sweepstakes judged by Cari Strub begins at 2:00 pm followed by Veteran Sweepstakes at 2:15 pm.  Junior Showmanship will be judged by Linda Tilka at 2:30 pm.   Regular variety classes judged by Linda Tilka will begin with minature poodles at 2:45 pm followed by standard poodles at 3:15pm.   Best of Breed competition will begin after standard judging & a brief break.  There are 28 Poodles entered in this event with a total of 34 entries.  Details & routes to Arapahoe County Fairgrounds may be downloaded with a right click here:  cspc-2016-specialty-schedule

CSPC 2016 Specialty Show

Columbine State Poodle Club will host its 88th Specialty Show with Obedience Trial, Junior Showmanship, Puppy and Veteran Sweepstakes on

Friday, September 23, 2016 (New Date!) at

Arapahoe County Fairgrounds Event Center (New Location!)

Right Click Premium List to download details and entry forms.

[Entries close 12:00 NOON MDT, Wednesday, September 7, 2016]

Free parking.  No admission. No unentered dogs allowed.

CSPC Specialty Judging Schedule

Final entry numbers, judging schedule & show details for our August 14 Specialty:

CSPC 2015 Specialty Schedule

Join us at Island Grove Regional Park, North 11th Avenue & “D” Street, Greeley, Colorado.   Events begin with Obedience Trial in the 4-H building at 9:30am.    Puppy Sweepstakes begins at 11:30am in the Events Center followed by Breed Classes starting at 12:10pm.  Free admission and parking for spectators and participants.   No unentered dogs allowed on show grounds during show hours.

[Entries have closed closed.]

2015 CSPC Variable Surface Tracking Test – entries open

Entries are now being accepted for our Variable Surface Tracking Test to be held Sunday, September 13, 2015 at the Lowry Development, Campus of Lowry, 200 Quebec Street, Denver, Colorado.  Test is open to all breeds & All Americans who have earned either a TD or TDU title.  Preference is given to poodles.   Entries close Thursday, September 3 at 5 pm.  Test limit is 7 dogs.  For entry form and more details, right click and download:  CSPC VST Premium 2015

The Three Varieties of the Poodle Breed

CSPC Specialty Best of Variety winners competing for Best of Breed
CSPC Specialty Best of Breed judging line up of the 3 Best of Variety winners — standard, miniature & toy

The American Kennel Club recognizes three varieties of poodle for conformation competition:

  •  Toy Poodle defined as 10 inches and under in height at the shoulder
  •  Miniature Poodle  Over 10 inches up to 15 inches at the shoulder
  •  Standard Poodle   Over 15 inches at the shoulder    [generally 20 inches to 28 inches]

Any AKC registered, “able-bodied” poodle may compete in the AKC performance events — Agility, Obedience, Rally, Tracking, etc. regardless of size, color or clip.