2022 Spring Event

Friday March 4 – Sunday March 6
Howard County Fairgrounds
West Friendship, MD

MSDA holds two of the largest sporting group dog shows in the U.S. and, along with those, three days of all-breed obedience and rally trials, breed specialties (probably more Golden Retrievers and Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers than you have ever seen in one place!), bird instinct clinics and other activities.

The following clubs supported entries at the shows: Capital City Cocker Club, Inc., Clumber Spaniel Club of the Carolinas, English Cocker Spaniel Club of America, Inc., Flat-Coated Retriever Society of America, Irish Setter Club of Greater Richmond, Irish Water Spaniel Club of America, Labrador Retriever Club of the Potomac, Lower Susquehanna Irish Setter Club, Maryland Brittany Club, Mid Atlantic Field Spaniel Club, National Capital English Setter Club, Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Club (USA), Potomac Valley Golden Retriever Club, Susquehanna Valley English Springer Spaniel Club, Sussex Spaniel Club of America, Welsh Springer Spaniel Club of America, Inc., and Wilderness Pointer Club of Virginia.

Unofficial results are available at:

THANK-YOU participants, judges, stewards and all volunteers!

Once again, the chair of this event was Richard Jackson. Please contact him at ShowChairPerson@mdsportingdog.org and/or MSDA’s President Steve Roth via President@mdsportingdog.org with any comments. All feedback is very much appreciated!

David Sombach Photography took all of the “win” photos for the weekend. Photos are available for viewing and purchase online at his website. You will need to enter an email address to view the gallery. Then click on “Maryland Sporting Dog Wknd 2022” to see all the pictures.

If you attended the event, you also may have noticed Bryan Sirotkin roaming around taking candid photos with his cameras and (very) big lenses. Literally hundreds of his photos are available via https://bsphotography.net/ , or access them directly at: https://bsphotography.zenfolio.com/msda2022 . You will need to enter an email address to view the gallery. Then, click on “Next” and/or “Slideshow” (in the upper right corner of the screen) to move easily through the photos. All photos are available for purchase.

Mark your calendars for Spring Event 2023 – March 3-5, 2023!