2016 Events

New Champion Dog

ARF and its members sponsor various dog related events each year. This page provides information about those events for the upcoming year. If you know of any additional events that we should list on the web site please email the Webmaster.



Join ARF at Woofstock

June 9-11, 2016 (Thursday - Sunday)

Enjoy seven opportunities to show your Rottweilers during four consecutive days of Rottweiler competition . The 2016 ARF Rottweiler Specialty has moved to Woofstock at the Solano County Fairgrounds in Vallejo, CA.

  • 4 days of All-Breed Rottweiler judging June 9-12 (Thurs-Sunday)
  • 2 Concurrent Rottweiler Specialties June 10-11 (Friday & Saturday)
  • Puppy & Veteran Sweepstakes June 9 (Thursday)
  • Supported entries at the all-breed shows all four days
  • The Concurrent Specialties on Friday and Saturday will start immediately following regular all-breed judging each day. Read all the details about these Specialties here.
  • Judges:
    • Laura Sharp Rosinski - Puppy & Veteran Sweeps
    • Tim Peterson - Friday Specialty
    • Lew Olsen - Saturday Specialty

  • Enter Early AKC rules limit the event to 100 entries each day of a concurrent specialty.
  • Premium List: The 2016 Premium is available on this site - Click Here to view or download the Premium for the 2016 ARF Specialties

2016 Rottweiler Obedience Workshops

ARF member, Cecelia Banfield, conducts monthly obedience workshops exclusively for Rottweilers at her Sky's The Limit Dog Training Center in Vacaville, CA. She has both an indoor arena and an outdoor venue so the workshops will happen no matter what the weather. The workshops begin at 8:30AM but you MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE to reserve a time slot. For questions and to reserve a time please contact Cessie at 707-410-8648 or email Cessie.

  • Fees for the workshop are:
  • $15 for a 15 minute time slot for Utility
  • $10 for a 10 minute time slot for Open and Novice
  • $10 for an additional entry for the same dog for Utility
  • $8 for and additional entry for the same dog for Open/Novice
  • Upcoming Workshop Dates Are:
  • TBD
  • Workshops start at 9AM

Cessie will also be having monthly Rally Workshops starting at 9AM. The fee is $10 for three runs through the course.

Map to Cessie's Training Center

ARF's Dixon Weekend

August 6 & 7, 2015 (Saturday & Sunday)

ARF's Annual Dixon Weekend will be held at the Richmond Dog Fanciers show in Dixon, California.

  • Two Days of Supported Entries at Richmond Dog Fanciers all-breed dog show (Saturday & Sunday)

    ARF will again be supporting the Rottweiler entry both days of the dog show with great special prizes for each day's winners of Best of Breed, Best of Opposite Sex, Winners Dog and Winners Bitch.

ARF Fun Day

Date TBD

Northern California Rottweiler Specialties

Nicely Stacked

Date - TBD July 1015

American Rottweiler Club Region VI Specialty in Carmel, California. The Specialty, hosted by WRO, will include Junior Showmanship, Obedience, Sweepstakes and regular Conformation. Watch for an annoucement of this event.

Rottie In The Grass

Volunteers Needed

We need volunteers to staff upcoming ARF events. If you can help, please contact an ARF representative