Check out the slide show from 2013's Icetoberfest
Check out the Slide Show from 2014

After a few years of being told how folks missed the gatherings we used to have, we have finally
planned another in 2013 and now it's an annual event.  We'll have fun all day at the

Salt-Box Ball Park in Woodbine, Maryland

(click link for directions).
Look for the Pink Balloons and Tents!

Thank you to all who made this day a Success!
over $3000.00 was raised for rescue and fun was had by all!
Special thanks to AKC Judge Jay Hyman who came to judge the fun match
Community Events
Icetoberfest 2015!

October 9, 10. 11,  2015
Woodbine, MD
Fun is planned for those who want to hang out with old friends and new at Salt Box Park.  
Current "Planned Events"  Rally Fun Match, Agility Fun Match, Barn Hunt  K-9 Musical Chairs and
more. (stay tuned for more details)  If you've never heard of Icetoberfest or an Icie gathering,
check out the slide show from 2013 and 2014 above.

Trish Baker will be available throughout the day to do Canine Good Citizen Tests, (CGC) this is
now an official AKC title,  the fee is $20.00, a portion of this fee will go to
Attitudes in Reverse .  
As well as,
Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dog Certification for a $20.00 fee.

Sherry Seibel, DVM of
Seibel Veterinary Services will be conducting at Icetoberfest

1.  CHIC blood draws- $45.00

Attention remember you must pre-order a Blood Draw DNA kit:
To Participate, complete the following application form and submit to the OFA.  You will receive
the appropriate swab or blood collection kit in the mail. The health survey below may be
completed online, printed, and mailed to the OFA with the DNA samples.
Health Survey DNA Application

2.  Microchips $40
3.  4 Dx heartworm test $45
( tests for 3 tickborne diseases in addition to hw)  
4.  Complete Blood Count (CBC) and Chem profile 12   $120
5. OFA thyroid test (MSU) requires an additional fee payable to OFA   $125
6.  Rabies Vaccinations with brief exam  $20.00

Register for Icetoberfest Health Clinic

Do OFA Certifications at:

McClellan Veterinary Clinic
142-A W. Patrick Street
Frederick, MD 21701
Phone: (301) 663-6531

OFA Hip X-Rays without Anesthesia $ 89.50
OFA Hip X-Rays with Anesthesia  $139.00 - $149.00 ( weight dependent)
OFA Elbow X-Rays added  to OFA Hips Anesthesia  additional $65.00
OFA Patellar Luxation  $10.00

Register for OFA Clinic at McClellan Vet Clinic


Conformation events:

Howard County Fair Grounds:  2210 Fairgrounds Road; West Friendship, MD

Catonsville Kennel Club
Judge         Mrs. Sharon Newcomb

October 9, 2015
(closing date Sept 23, 2015)

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Catonsville Kennel Club
Judge  yet to be announced

October 10, 2015
(closing date Sept 23, 2015)

Awards to be presented Ringside:

Best of Breed: 12" Award Tray
Donated by Tim and Penny Kelley, McEremon Icelandics
Best of Opposite Sex:  12" Award Tray
Donated by Rebecca Clas Kirzner
Best of Winners: 10"  Award Tray
Donated by Dawne Deeley, Tsarshadow Kennels
Winners Dog:  8" Award Tray
Donated by Doratha Connally, Hasten Icelandics
Winners Bitch: 8" Award Tray
Donated by Doratha Connally, Hasten Icelandics
Best Bred by Exhibitor Bitch: 10" Award Tray
Donated by Tim and Penny Kelley, McEremon Icelandics
Best Bred by Exhibitor Dog: 10" Award Tray
Donated by Xania Moreno, Glacier Point Icelandics
Medals for each entrant:  
Donated by Jo-Ann Secondino, In Memory of Fox Meadow Thyrnir Dokkalfur

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National Capital Kennel Club
Judge yet to be Announced

October 11, 2015
(Closing date Sept. 23, 2015)

Awards to be Presented Ringside:

Best of Breed:  12" Award Tray
Donated by Dawne Deeley, Tsarshadow Kennels
Best of Opposite Sex:  12" Award Tray
Donated by Dawne Deeley, Tsarshadow Kennels
Best of Winners:  10" Award Tray
Donated by Sherry Rodgers Seibel DVM, Seibel Veterinary Services
Winners Dog:  8" Award Tray
Donated by Mert and Holly Kilpatrick, Stonecrop Icelandics
Winners Bitch:  8"Award Tray
Donated by Mert and Holly Kilpatrick, Stonecrop Icelandics
Best Puppy: 10" Award Tray
Donated by Xania Moreno, Glacier Point Icelandics
Tote Bags for each entrant:
Donated by Jonathan Pickett, Alfagardur Icelandics

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Do you want to do some herding?  Follow the link below for more details:

The 22nd Annual Great Herding Weekend

hosted by
Pembroke Welsh Corgi Club of the Potomac

October 10 - 12, 2015
Carroll County Agriculture Center,
Therapeutic Riding Barn, Westminster, MD 21157
* Open to all AHBA Herding Breeds *
Contact: Pat Koons, silverrodell@comcast.net, 717-792-0321


Donations towards the Fun
Thank you so much for your donation

Custom Frisbees for hospitality bags donated by Cathy Lallemand, Thrymheim Icelandics
Tug Toys for the Hospitality bags created and donated by Stacey Williams, Caradoc Icelandics
Holly Kilpatrick of Stonecrop Icelandics, Doratha Connally of Hasten Icelandics, Contributed
towards  Ring Gating.
Kathy Gilden, Pineridgeice Eyvindur, Jennifer Rulon, Harold Cartwright, Viking Hnerri and Fox
Meadow Solstudu Saeulfur contributed to the donation of Icetoberfest Fun Match awards.

2015 Icetoberfest Sponsors
Thanks so much to our sponsors

Ashwood Keep
Fox Meadow Icelandics
Glacier Point Icelandics
Kathy Gilden and Pineridgeice Eyvindur
McEremon's Icelandics
Penny Haynes and Pine Plains Ras
Pila Fialsol Icelandics
Runestone Icelandics
Seibel Veterinary Services
Stonecrop Icelandics


The sponsors contributions above allowed us to purchase ring gating and a wickett as a
permanent part of the Icetoberfest Inventory.


Icetoberfest Schedule of Events

Friday 10/09/15

  • 2:30 pm
  • Velkomin
  • Icetoberfest begins!

  • 3:30pm
  • Leif Eriksson's Day Games

  • 5:00 pm
  • kvöldmatur (Dinner) by Fairy light


Saturday 10/10/15
9:00 am
Icetoberfest Gate Opens
Morgunmatur (Breakfast) in the Ball Field with curly tailed friends.
Trish Baker will be doing CGC and Therapy Dog Certifications through out the day.
Sherry Seibel of Seibel Veterinary Services will be conducting CHIC blood draws


10:00 am
K-9 Search and Rescue Demo with Mike Koster and Lokasteinn Noora
Noora is the only certified SAR dog in the USA.

11:00 am
Handling Class for Novice Handlers with professional Handler Rebecca Clas Kirzner
followed by mentoring with experienced Icelandic Sheepdog owners.

12:00 pm
Hádegismatur (Lunch) Grab and Growl Super Subs, Soups and Salads

12:45 pm
Exhibition of Champions (Champion and Major pointed Dogs)
Exhibition of Veterans

Fun match:
(open to all Intact and Altered dogs - show your dog to Best of Breed )
2 - 4 month puppy
4 - 6 month puppy
6 - 9 month puppy
9 - 12 month puppy
12 - 18 month puppy
Open Dog / Bitch

Junior Showmanship
encourage the kids to give it  try - I bought ribbons!

2:00 pm
Barn Hunt with Penny Haynes and Ras
events may overlap slightly

3:00 pm
Agility Fun Match
(with advanced and novice runs - no experience necessary - really!)

4:30  pm
Raffle drawing !!!

5:00 pm
kvöldmatur (Dinner)
** Judging of the Official Icelandic Sheepdog Cocktail to follow**
Click here for entry submissions

Sunday 10/11/15

9:00 am
Morgunmatur (Breakfast)

10:00 am  
Lure Coursing Fun Run
Wear your pup out before the ride home!

12:00 pm
Hádegismatur (Lunch)

1:00 pm
Frizzgility
Updog combines Disc dog and Agility  for double the fun

3:00 pm
Icetoberfest rolls up the Pink tents until next year.