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Breed Education Seminar 2024

“The Collie Skull Development”
presented by Ms. Brenda Miramon

Join us as we “Cherish Yesterday – Dream Tomorrow”

Brenda Miramon is an AKC licensed judge of Collies and Shetland Sheepdogs. She has spent decades studying the nuances of expression and complexities of the skull. In this seminar she shares her knowledge and expertise, learned under the mentorship of Gerthstone’s Dot Gerth and Wickmere’s Bobbee Roos. The entire skull collection will be on display, as well as live dogs for hands on experience. This is an exciting opportunity for the fancy and a must attend seminar!

Seminar fee of $50 includes breakfast. Juniors are free but MUST register.

Location: Peoria Civic Center, 201 SW Jefferson Ave, Peoria IL 61602, Room 221/222
When: Tuesday, April 2, 2024. Check-in and breakfast at 7:00 am. Seminar 8:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Registration: January 15 – March 1 (or until maximum capacity is reached).
Reservations will neither be taken nor cancelled/refunded after March 1.

Update 2/29:
Thank you for your interest. We have reached maximum capacity and there is no availability.

Seats are not to be given away or reassigned without committee notification. If there is any change in your ability to attend, you MUST contact Mary Benedict at

Note: Conformation judging will start at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, starting with smooth puppies.

Questions? Contact Kelly Neeley at


Judges Education Seminar 2024

Location: Peoria Civic Center, 201 SW Jefferson Ave, Peoria IL 61602, Room 212/213
When: Tuesday, April 2, 2024. Check-in at 8:30 am. The Seminar will begin at 9:00 am  and ends around 12:00-12:30 am.

The Judges Education Seminar is open to currently licensed Collie judges or prospective judges who have already applied or will be applying to judge Collies. The classroom portion and hands-on portion are included in the program with ringside mentoring during judging at the National Specialty Show.

Pre-registration is required to attend. The seminar fee is $50.00.

Registration Instructions:

  • Mail a check for $50.00 payable to CCA to: Roxann Heit, 12584 SW Thunder Rd, Augusta, KS 67010.
  • Complete the Judges Education Registration Form and mail to the above address or email to

Download the Judges Education Registration Form

For additional information contact: Roxann Heit at or (316) 734-4642 (please leave a message).