Welcome to the ESSFTA 2022 National Website.
August 31 thru September 3
Purina Farms, Gray Summit, Missouri
The English Springer Spaniel Field Trial Association 2022 National Specialty Show will be held at Purina Farms in Gray Summit, Missouri. The National will start August 31 and run thru September 3. In conjunction with the National, ESSFTA is hosting numerous performance events at Purina Farms starting August 24 with 3 All-Breed Agility Trials on Aug 24, 25 and 29. Five All Breed Obedience/Rally Trials will run August 26 thru August 28. There will be a Hunt Test in Tebbets, Missouri on August 27/28. Springers will take center stage for a Springer only Agility Trial on August 28 and a Springer only Scent Work Trial starting with Interiors and Detective in the late afternoon of August 29. The rest of the Scent Work Trial will be held August 30.
Everything you need to know to plan your fabulous National experience is available on this website. The Host Hotel is, once again, the Holiday Inn at Six Flags. You can also bring your RV (or rent an RV) and stay just outside the back door of the Purina Event Center in their full service RV Lot. We have plenty of Grooming space both with or without electrical outlets. There are lots of fun and educational events planned during Nationals week. So browse the pages of this website and make your plans. Use the Reservations Checklist in the right column of every page of the website to jump to the items of interest.
Plans are constantly evolving and details are added to the website as they become available. Announcements of new or changed plans are made on the ESSFTA National Facebook page. You can find a link to the FB page in the right hand column of every page of this website. The FB page is good place to ask questions about the National, or you can use the Contact Form on the bottom of this page to send us your questions. We will respond within few days to your questions.
Have a safe 2022 and we hope to see you at Purina Farms at the end of August.