The National American Alsatian Club holds its annual show and barbeque on the Sunday before President's day.
American Alsatian Show Titles
Ambassador of the Breed (AB)
An American Alsatian Ambassador of the Breed is the ultimate title for the American Alsatian and will precede a dog's name on all registration paperwork. In order to attain this title, a dog must have acquired its Select Championship as well as Strongbred Excellent titles.
Select Champion (Sel CH)
An American Alsatian Select Champion is an American Alsatian of superior conformation and health. In order to attain this title in front of its name, a dog must have acquired its Championship as well as passed all health testing requirements by the National American Alsatian Breeder's Association. Health testing requirements are met by obtaining a signed American Alsatian Clean Bill of Health form from a registered veterinarian in good standing and obtaining clear hip/elbow x-rays. A Clean Bill of Health Certificate is then issued to any dog passing all of these health requirements.
An American Alsatian Champion is an American Alsatian of superior conformation according to the American Alsatian Standards of the Breed. In order to obtain this title in front of its name, a dog must have presented itself to the founder for conformation review. Dogs most closely resembling the Standards of the Breed as determined by the founder, Lois Schwarz, will be awarded this title.
Strongbred Champion (SB)
An American Alsatian Strongbred is a dog that conforms to the Standards of the Breed in temperament. As a puppy, this dog has achieved an average score of 9, 10, or 10+ on our standardized temperament scoring system. It must also remain correct in temperament throughout their adult years as shown by a passing score on the Canine Good Citizen test. Upon passing all requirements, a dog will have this title placed after its name.
Strongbred Excellent (SBX)
An American Alsatian Strongbred Excellent is a dog of superior temperament. They must have previously attained a Strongbred title as well as worked successfully as a service or therapy dog for at least 1 year after obtaining recognized certification in one of these two areas. Upon passing all requirements, a dog will have this title placed after its name.
Register of Merit (ROM)
An American Alsatian awarded Register of Merit behind their name must have consistently produced puppies who've gone on to become Champions or Strongbreds or both.