Check out the slide show from 2013's Icetoberfest

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,  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.

For those who would like to get out to compete - there is an AKC
cluster in West Friendship, MD for the conformation folks there
are two supported entries with donated awards for all who enter:

Friday Oct. 10, 2014 sponsoring club The Catonsville KC

Saturday Oct. 11, 2014 sponsoring club The Catonsville KC
supported entry
Awards Donated:
Best of Breed:
12" award tray  donated by Cathy Lallemand,
Thrymheim Icelandics
Best of Opposite Sex:
12"  Award Tray donated by Xania Moreno,
Glacier Point Icelandics
Best of Winners:
10" Award Tray donated by Elaine Mozur and Dolores Porrino,
Runestone Icelandics
Winners Dog, 8"
Award tray donated by Jennifer Rulon and Harold Cartwright
Winners Bitch 8"
Award tray donated by Jennifer Rulon and Harold Cartwright
All entries to receive a commemorative tote bag donated by Jo-Ann Secondino,
Meadow Icelandics

Sunday Oct. 12, 2014 sponsoring club The National Capital Kennel
- supported entry
Best of Breed
12" Award tray donated by Xania Moreno,
Glacier Point Icelandic Sheepdogs
Best of Opposite Sex
12" Award Tray donated by Elaine Mozur and Dolores Porrino,
Runestone Icelandic
Best of Winners
10" Award Tray donated by Jo-Ann Secondino,
Fox Meadow Icelandic Sheepdogs
Winners Bitch
8" Award Tray donated by Jonathan Pickett,
Alfagardur Icelandic Sheepdogs
Winners Dog
8" Award Tray donated by Mert and Holly Kilpatrick,
Stonecrop Icelandic Sheepdogs
Participation medals for all Icelandic Sheepdog entrants donated by Jennifer Rulon
and Harold Cartwright

For those interested in Obedience, there will be an Obedience
competition in West Friendship, sponsored by:
National Capital Kennel club on Sunday Oct. 12 with awards for
ISD competitors:
Karen Riggin of Hrafna Icelandic Sheepdogs will be donating an Icelandic Sheepdog
Tote Bag for the high scoring dog in each of the following classes: Beginner Novice,
Novice, Open and Utility.

For those who would like to try Herding, the Pembroke Welsh
Corgi Club of the Potomac is sponsoring their
"Annual Great
Herding Weekend"  (follow the link for details) an all breed
Herding Clinic and instinct test with judges Roy and Debbie
Johnson in Westminster, MD.  Classes are limited so enter early.  
The great Herding Weekend runs October 11-13th at:

Carroll County Agricultural Center
Therapeutic Riding Barn
Westminster, MD

Trial Secretary:
Patricia Koons
717-792-0321 (h)

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.

A Dinner is planned for all following the conclusion of the
Conformation and Herding events each evening.  A light lunch will
be served Saturday and Sunday, Grab and Growl Breakfast  on
Saturday and Sunday Mornings.

Salt Box Park has an enclosed Ball Field to let your ISD run to let
off some steam.  All who attend are required to make a minimum
donation for Adults and for children under 16 to cover expenses.  
Any excess funds will be given to the National Icelandic Sheepdog
Rescue Alliance (NISRA).  A drawing is also planned to generate
funds for the NISRA, if you would to donate items for the drawing,
it would be greatly appreciated and welcome!  You can purchase
advance tickets for the drawing electronically by using the

paypal   please put tickets in the comments section of the
paypal purchase screen.   Tickets for the drawing can also be
purchased at the gathering.  
You can see the  items up for grabs

A pre-registration form for the Icetoberfest event is required, and
should be submitted by Oct. 3, 2014, so that we can plan
 Download Registration Form Here

Please bring your own chairs, crates and pop up tents if you are
able.  This an outdoor event we plan to play rain or shine!
(We'll have a 2 - 10 X 30 Hot Pink Tents to do events under in
case of rain creating a 20 X 30 space as well as two covered

For more information contact
Jo-Ann   phone 443-280-4966

Tentative Schedule of Events:
(schedule subject to change depending on the weather and other circumstances beyond our control.  Other
opportunities may present itself as well - stay tuned! )

The "Entertainment Committee" has organized these events to be no experience necessary "You can do it"
events for your dog and you.  The object of the game is for you and your dog to explore new things to try in a
fun, low stress atmosphere.

Friday October 10, 2014

2:00 pm Gates open!
3:30 pm K-9 Musical Chairs - a contest of who can sit the fastest
5:00 pm  Kvöldmatur  Dinner - menu to be announced ( vegans
we know your out there and are planning accordingly )
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm   Merriment and Mischief

Saturday October 11, 2014

9:30 am Gates Open!
9:30 - 10:30 am Morgunmatur (breakfast)
11:00 am - 12:00pm Treiball Training Demo with Holly
12:30 pm Hádegismatur  a Grab and Growl lunch is planned.  
Super Subs and Salads!

**TDI and CGC Tests throughout the day with Trish Baker and
Miki the A.I.R Dog**

***Icie Family portraits - lets look at those pedigrees and put the
cousins together for a family portrait,  Jo-Ann will have pedigrees
for all who pre-register printed.  Photos taken throughout the day

1:30 PM Rally Fun Match
3:30 PM Lure Coursing Fun Run
5:00 p
m Kvöldmatur  - dinner (vegans - we haven't forgotten you
here either)
6:00 pm NISRA fund Raiser Raffle
7:00 - 8:00 pm Merriment and Mischief

Sunday October 12, 2014

9:30 am Gates Open
9:30 - 9:45 am  Morgunmatur
( light breakfast fare)
10:00 am Live Search and Rescue Demo with Michael Koster and
Lokasteinn Noora
11:00 Puppy Fun Match, experience the "Dog Show Thing" with
your youngster.
12:00 pm  Hádegismatur  a Grab and Growl lunch is planned.  
Super Subs and Salads!
12:30 pm  Agility Fun Match - Agility will never be this silly again!
3:30 We all say Good Bye until next year!
Click Here to see the Icetoberfest Slideshow from 2015,  many
thanks to all who contributed to it's success