2022 FCRSA National Specialty

June 3 – 11, 2022

Fort Wayne, Indiana

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Come join the 3 Rivers Specialty!

Our Specialty will begin in Albion Indiana with the field events. It will start with a field trial and then the regular field events. Next will be agility, conformation and obedience/rally at the large multi-purpose event center called the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum (Coliseum) with about 108,000 square feet of exhibitor space. We will be utilizing about ½ of this facility.

Agility will be held indoors in an air-conditioned facility about a 20 minute drive from the Coliseum at The Plex South. Conformation, sweepstakes, obedience, rally and grooming will be held at the Coliseum. Vendors, Photographer, Videographer, Silent Auction, Health Clinics and Hospitality will all be located in various parts of the Coliseum.

For those intending to fly, there is one major airport, Ft Wayne International, which is within a 30 minute drive of the Coliseum.

2022 Specialty Merchandise, Trophy Donations and Raffle Tickets are now available online in the FCRSA Shop.

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Allen County War Memorial Coliseum

Allen County War Memorial Coliseum

  • Using a portion of the over 108,000 square-foot exhibition space, looking at Expo I and 1/2 of Expo 2 (see below master plan picture) for about 50,000 square feet
  • Lots of parking – $8 parking fee per day. No In/Out privileges
  • Nearby campground with hook up capabilities
  • Adjacent park and green space

Allen County War Memorial Coliseum Floorplan

Dog Bathing, Crating and Grooming

Dog washing stations will be available in the loading dock area at the Coliseum. Coliseum will open for conformation crating set-up on Tues June 7th by 11:00 am. Crating and Grooming will be available Tuesday – Saturday until 7pm but we must be vacated from the Coliseum by 5 pm Saturday, June 11th. There will be reserved and non-reserved grooming spaces. However, space is somewhat limited. Please plan to stack crates in your space so that we can accommodate everyone!!!

General Parking

Parking at the Coliseum is $8 per day and does not include In/Out privileges, but included in our rental agreement is 300 free in/out parking passes. These will be distributed to judges, committee chairs, significant volunteers, and in first come/first serve style to those that get their hospitality form turned in quickest. These will be mailed prior to the Specialty.

Golf Cart Rentals

There are 2 local companies that rent golf carts. Please contact them directly if you want to rent one while at Johnny Appleseed. You can drive a cart directly to and from the Allen Center. Both companies have limited availability:
1. Midwest Golf Cart Sales and Rentals -$50.00/day standard 2 seat, $75.00/day 4 passenger. 260-478-1183
2. Van Wert Carts -$75.00 per day. Plus $100.00 delivery charge. 419-238-2732.