2020 National Specialty
Travel, Accommodations and RV Parking

FCRSA Wichita Falls national specialty logo.

Travel

For those intending to fly, there are two major airports available both about 2 hours driving distance from Wichita Falls. There are also 4 connecting flights daily from DFW on American Eagle to Wichita Falls Sheppard Air Force Base.

CAR RENTAL – Enterprise Car Rental DFW will be offering a special price for Specialty Participants. If you are flying in and will be renting a car, SUV or van please email John Kobell at jkobell@classicbmw.com know ASAP, so that they will have enough vehicles available at Enterprise Car Rental.  They will be having a FCRSA Special Price!!! In your email subject line please put “FCRSA Enterprise”. 


Hotels

We have several nice hotels to choose from, all located within 10 minutes of the show site. In order to get these quoted rates, do not try to book online via hotel site directly or at any of the online booking sites like Expedia. The hotels will not guarantee these rates if you do. Online booking MUST be done through the links on this page to guarantee FCRSA special rates. All have been kind enough to waive pet fees. Pet damages however, will be applied to your credit card on file. These room blocks will be available until March 30th, but we encourage you to book early as there will be an All-Breed Agility Trial prior to our event.

The Host Hotels

Fairfield Inn and Suites Wichita Falls Northwest

The Host Hotel for the 2020 National Specialty is the Fairfield Inn and Suites Northwest, located 5 -7 minutes away from the MPEC. The Fairfield Inn is located at 1020 Central Freeway, just west of the Show Site. Amenities include: Free hot breakfast | Free Wifi | Free Parking | Indoor Pool | Hotel grass at all hotels is at a premium but the show site has plenty of exercise areas.

Pet fees will be waived but dogs MUST be crated when left alone. $125 pet concession will be charged to card if pet damages the room

Reservations are available by calling (940) 716-9577 and asking for the Flat-Coated Retriever Group Rate. The base room rate for a regular room is $99 per night, plus applicable taxes. There is a hard limit of four dogs in the room. The room block will be held until March 30, 2020 and cancellations must be made 72 hours before arrival for a refund. The group rate will be available on room reservations from April 12 to April 19, depending on availability.

La Quinta Maplewood near Midwest State University

The La Quinta Maplewood is located at 2511 E. Montgomery Place, an easy 10 minute drive to the Show Site. Amenities include: complementary hot breakfast, refrigerator and microwave, fitness center, indoor pool, laundry and free Wi-Fi. Hotel hosts a Manager's Reception every Monday through Thursday from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., featuring complimentary foreign and domestic beer options, as well as soft drinks and appetizers. Local shopping and restaurants close by.

Pet fees have been waived for our event but room damages will be charged. Dogs should be crated when alone in the room and there will be a 4 dog limit.

Reservations may be made by calling (940) 386-9547 and mentioning Flat-Coated Retriever Convention or make your reservation online here.

Room base rates are $85, $90, and $95 plus applicable taxes. Room block will be held until April 7 or until all rooms are sold. Cancellation without fee must be made 7 days prior to arrival.

Hampton Inn – Sikes Senter Mall

The Hampton Inn is located at 4217 Kemp Blvd., in the same area as the La Quinta, an easy 10 minute drive to the Show Site. Amenities include: complimentary breakfast, fitness room, heated indoor pool, laundry, microwave and refrigerator, internet.

Pet fees have been waived for our event but room damages will be charged. Dogs should be crated when alone in the room and there will be a 4 dog limit.

Reservations may be made by calling (940) 692-1999 and mentioning the Flat-Coated Retriever Society.

Room Rate for either Single King or Double Queen is $109 plus applicable taxes.

Alternate Hotels

There are other hotels in Wichita Falls that allow dogs. The recommended ones are listed below.

Baymont Inn and Suites 4510 Kell Blvd. (940) 247-2820

A pet friendly hotel that has offered to waive the pet fee but expects dogs to be crated when you are not in the room. There will be a 4 dog limit and damages will be assessed if warranted. Complimentary hot breakfast, wi-fi, microwave and refrigerator, indoor pool and spa.

Room rates $94.99 – $129.99 Mention Flat-Coated Retriever Society National Specialty


Homewood Suites
2675 Plaza Pkwy. (940) 691-4663

This rate includes a complimentary hot breakfast every morning, as well as, our evening social Monday - Thursday.
UPDATE: Homewood Suites no longer allows pets but is a good option for those travelling without dogs.

Room rates $139 - $159 plus applicable taxes

There is a Motel 6 North and a few other “dog friendly” hotels in the northwest area.


RV Parking

Online RV Parking Reservation Form
Mail-In RV Parking Reservation Form

RV sites will be available at the Multi Purpose Event Center and are located across the parking area on grass with 30 ap electric and water. Agility Parking adjacent to the agility venue is available in the Agility Premium.

RV parking will be available after 2:00 PM on Friday, April 9, 2020.

The RV sites are $35 per night for 30A electric. 50A Available (2 x 30A plugs) for $45 per night with your own dual 30A to 50A adapter. Reservations must be received by March 15th.  Reservations received after March 15th, add $10 per night. An RV form is included in the January newsletter and will be available online soon, as well as in the Fall Newsletter Packet.

Suitable 50A adapters are available from most RV stores, or online at Amazon.com.

RVs must be fully self contained. No sewer hookups are available, and there is no onsite RV dump station. There is an RV dump at Wichita Bend RV Park 300 South Freeway or at the Flying J 2311 Old Jacksboro Hwy so that you may empty your tanks before you arrive at the Specialty Site.

All overnight vehicles must have working fire extinguishers.