ODJ January Seminars

Rose City Classic Seminars
Each year the Oregon Dog Judges offers seminars during the Rose City Classic series of dog shows and events in January in Portland, Oregon.

4 Days of Terrier Breeds – 2019

Thursday through Sunday
January 17 – 20, 2019
Portland Metropolitan Exposition Center

Download registration form 

For more information, contact Chris Levy at chris@abiquadogs.com.

NEW at these seminars – most will include hands-on workshops so that attendees can get 2 CEUs.  Whether a hands-on workshop will be offered will be determined by whether the presenter can get the 4 dogs needed.  The most up-to-date information will be on this web page.

Host Hotel

The host hotel is the Red Lion Inn on the River, 909 N Hayden Island Dr, Portland, OR 97217.  Phone: (503) 283-4466.   The rates are $100/night single or double, $110 for a triple, and $120 for a quad.  The rates are subject to applicable tax which is currently 13.3% Occupancy Tax and 2.0% TID Assessment per room, per night, and is subject to change without notice.  There is a non-refundable one-time fee of $35.00 per stay for anyone staying in the hotel with pets. There is a maximum of four (4) dogs per room.  Make a hotel reservation.


  • Alaska Airlines is offering Rose City Classic passengers a 7% discount off of their lowest published fares for trips between Jan 11 and Jan 25, 2019.  The Meeting Fare Code is ECMZ947 for 2019.  In order to use the discount code without a fee, you must reserve your ticket online: http://www.alaskaair.com placing the code in the box provided.  If you sign up by phone there is a $15 charge.
  • There will be ongoing shuttles between the hotel and the Expo Center Thursday through Sunday (not on specialty day on Wednesday).
  • The hotel does NOT have an airport shuttle, but Lyft or Uber will do the job.

Tentative Schedule

Thursday, Jan 17

8:00 AM Staffordshire Bull Terrier Jenny & Dana Merritt
11:00 AM Working Lunch: Terrier History, Form & Function TBD
12:15 PM American Staffordshire Terrier Chris Levy
3:15 PM Bull Terrier & Miniature Bull Terrier Dr. Carl Pew

Friday, Jan 18

8:00 AM Parson Russell Terrier & Russell Terrier Mary Strom
11:30 AM Working Lunch: Conditioning Hard-Coated Terriers TBD
12:45 PM Kerry Blue Terrier Eileen Andrade, Bernie Kusch, Maggie Hall, & Sharon Skinner
3:45 PM Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier Cindy Vogels

Saturday, Jan 19

8:00 AM Cairn Terrier Joe Vernuccio
11:00 AM Working Lunch: Sparring Terriers Chris Levy
12:15 PM Scottish Terrier Barbara Casey
3:15 PM Glen of Imaal Terrier Dr. Mary McDaniel

Sunday, Jan 20

8:00 AM American Hairless Terrier Cathy Spears & Rachel Morris
11:00 AM Rat Terrier Seminar Tracey Kallas
12:30 AM Lunch
1:00 PM Rat Terrier Hands-On


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