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2024 Entlefest & National Specialty

  • August 14, 2024
  • August 18, 2024
  • Entlefest: Swiss Park at Bonney Lake, WA / Specialty: Enumclaw Expo Center in Enumclaw, WA


  • Current Active NEMDA Members and their immediate family.

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2024 Entlefest/Specialty

August 14th - 18th

Join us to celebrate our Entles at the 2024 NEMDA Entlefest and National Specialty in Enumclaw and Bonney Lake, WA from Wednesday, August 14th through Sunday, August 18th! The Specialty show will be held in conjunction with the Olympic Kennel Club’s annual show at the Enumclaw Expo Center. The majority of the Entlefest activities will take place at the Swiss Sportsmen’s Club Park (Swiss Park) in Bonney Lake (just a few miles from Enumclaw).

The Swiss Sportsmen’s Club Park (Swiss Park) in Bonney Lake, WA will be the center of NEMDA Entlefest activities. The park is large (42 acres!) with beautiful wooded and open grassy areas, and even a few trails for you can walk your Entles.


Education Sessions

  • The Future of Our Breed - NEMDA Breed Committee
  • NEMDA Judge's Education PowerPoint
  • NEMDA Pedigree Database - Demo and How to
Gondola Ride - Crystal Mountain (Website)
Price: Adults: $49, Seniors: $34 (70 and older), Child: $34 (5-12 Yrs), Young Adults: (13-22 yrs).
You can purchase your tickets one of two ways:
  1. Ahead of time on the Crystal Mountain Website or
  2. On the day of our ride at Crystal Mountain Resort.

CEBA Temperament & Conformation Evaluation

Try It!

  • Nose Work with Carrie Alongi
  • Tricks with Edna Bond
  • Rally-O with Paula Webber

Two Dinners with your Dog (included in registration fee)
Annual General Meeting
National Specialty
Blood Draw for OFA Databank
Fundraising Auction
Banquet ($45)

We have a block of rooms reserved at the Holiday Inn Express in Sumner
Online booking or call the front desk at (253) 299-0205 and ask for the NEMDA Entlefest Block. Rooms are blocked out from Tuesday, August 13 through Sunday night, August 18. Our rate is $149 per night plus tax and one-time pet fee of $35 (maximum is 2 dogs per room).

Hotel Online Booking

  1. Go to Online Booking
  2. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and enter the check-in and Check-Out dates
    Note Must be between August 13th and August 18th.
  3. Select Rooms & Guest.
  4. Select Group Rate for Discount
  5. If code is not entered type in LEF
  6. Then hit search and it should pull up our rooms with the discounted rates.

RV or Tent at the  Swiss Park. Electricity and water hookups are available, as well as bathrooms with showers for tent campers.
Costs: RV - $30/night, Tent - $10/night You can reserve a spot in the Registration form.
RV Rental: Outdoorsy rents RVs in the area. If interested, reserve early

Please note the New Travel Rules for Coming into the United States.

Once again we have some very special shirts! This year’s NEMDA Specialty and Entlefest logo (see logo above). Three colors are available sangria pink, light blue and ash gray. All short sleeve shirts are $25 and all long sleeve shirts are $30. If you can’t attend Entlefest, you can still order shirts in the NEMDA Store – shipping is $10 for the first one, $7 for each additional shirt. So cute, maybe you want to order more than one! (Last day to place an order is July 10, 2024)

Ladies Short SleeveUnisex Short SleeveLadies Long SleeveUnisex Long Sleeve

CEBA Fundraiser
Help support CEBA by purchasing one of these fun mugs with artwork by artist and NEMDA member Sue Edick! Each mug features all three Entles. The mugs will be available at Entlefest (pick up only – no shipping). Mugs are 11-oz ceramic, dishwasher and microwave safe. $20 each


Host Hotel:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
Location: 2500 136th Avenue. Court East
Sumner, WA 98390  Map

Local Airports
Pierce County Airport - Thun Field (12 miles)  Website
Seattle–Tacoma Int'l Airport, (21 miles)  Website

More Information and Details
Overview and Locations
Entlefest / Specialty Schedule
CEBA Breed Assessment Evaluation
2024 Entlefest Information Packet
New Travel Rules for Coming into the United States
CDC NEW Travel Rules Update
Specialty Show Premium - Conformation, Obedience & Rally, Dock Diving (page 29), CGC and CGCA (Canine Good Citizen), and Novice Tricks Evaluations (page 28) are being offered.
Plus, there are OFA health clearances being offered at the show (page 27).
Show Online Entry Form  Printable Download Interactive Entry Form
Olympic KC All Breed Packet details

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