International Silken Windhound Society

About SilkenFest

SilkenFest is the name for the International Silken Windhound Society's national specialty event. The first organized conformation show was held in 2000 and it has grown to include racing and coursing events in addition to health clinics and breed-related seminars.

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SilkenFest 2017

SilkenFest 2017 will be held May 12-16, 2017 in Chino, CA

Breed Judge: Jan Leikam

Sweepstakes Judge: Patricia Gilbert

ASFA Judges: Justin Dannenbring and Susan Smith

UKC Obedience and Rally Obedience Judge: Pamela Murphy

Event chairman is Jolene Jones


2017 Committee Members

  • National Show Chair: Jolene Hicks
  • Show Secretary: Julie Lechuga
  • National Performance Events Chair: Mike Leach
  • Hotel and Site Contact: Keith Hicks
  • National Fundraiser and Auction Chair: J. Vookles
  • Silent Auction: Barb Franklin
  • Trophies: Jolene Hicks
  • Rosettes & Medallions: Jerilynn Adin Safran
  • Lure Coursing Trial Secretary: Lori Silvestri
  • Straight & Oval Racing Secretary: Karen Sanders
  • Obedience and Rally Chair: Julie Lechuga
  • Conformation Photographer: Ken O'Brien Photography
  • Performance Photographer: Melanie Horn, Fly Dog Photography
  • Health Testing Chair: Michelle Smith
  • National Website Chair: R. Lynn Shell
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Welcome to the official web site for SilkenFest!

2017 Logo

2016 SilkenFest Winner

UKC Ch. Winsome's Zenyatta


Get more results from the 2016 SilkenFest Specialty Show on the results page.

Download the marked catalog.