Airedale Terrier Club of America Floating National Specialty 2019

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Hotel and Hospitality 

Where should you stay in Louisville and what will you and your Airedale do when you get there?


The ATCA ​​​​​​​​​​​Headquarters Hotel is the Louisville East Embassy Suites, 9940 Corporate Campus Drive, Louisville, KY 40223  Call 502-426-9191 to make your reservations there by January 13, 2019.  The rooms are all Suites  with two separate rooms and can accomodate up to 6 people.  The room rate is $169 and there is a one time pet deposit of $75.00 for as many dogs as you have in the room for as long as you stay.   Free daily breakfast and cocktail hour are included in room rate.  There are large adjoining grassy areas for Airedale and human exercise.  Guests have their choice of many resturants and shopping centers within 2 miles of the hotel.  

There are many other hotels in the area - email [email protected] for a list.


The ​​​​​​​​floater dinner will be held on Saturday, March 16 at Churchill Downs.  Tours of the Kentucky Derby Museum will be conducted and special events such as a hat contest will be held during dinner.
The ATCA will offer a Hospitality Room at the Headquarters Hotel on Thursday, March 14.  Food and beverages will be provided.  Informal hospitality will also be provided on Wednesday and Friday at the Headquarters Hotel.

Showsite Hospitality including coffee and donuts will be provided at the show site Thursday through Sunday.


There will be a ​​racehorse barn tour scheduled for March 15.  More information about this tour will be posted shortly.


A ​​B​​​​​​​​reeder Education seminar will be held at the Headquarters Hotel on Thursday, March 14.  This seminar will feature a roundtable with Kiki Cortelis, a noted racehorse breeder.  She will discuss concepts pertinant to racehorse breeding for comparison and contrast with dog breeding.

An Airedale Terrier Judges Education seminar will be held during the Kentuckiana Cluster.  More information abou this seminar will be posted shortly.

An introduction to performance events and field work will be held during the Kentuckiana Cluster.  More information about this event will be posted shortly.