WRAP at the American Whippet Club National Specialty

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and State of Illinois mandate the American Whippet Club National Specialty and WRAP Parade of Rescues and General Membership Meeting have been postponed.

The AWC hopes to reschedule the National Specialty at the same location in October, 2020. Please check back for updates.

Whippet Rescue and Placement Parade of Rescues and General Meeting

Date: TBA

Embassy Suites by Hilton
East Peoria Riverfront Hotel & Conference Center
100 Conference Center Drive
East Peoria, Illinois, 61611

WRAP rescue Whippets will be presented in the PARADE OF RESCUES in the hotel ballroom, directly after completion of regular judging for the day. The WRAP General Membership Meeting is open to all WRAP volunteers and the public and will be held in the Fond du Lac F Room on the conference level, as currently scheduled, directly after the conclusion of the Parade of Rescues.

If you have a WRAP rescue Whippet and would like to register for the PARADE OF RESCUES, please contact Parade coordinator Ruth Beall at rhbeall@hotmail.com no later than March 20, 2020.  Please include:

  • Owner’s name / e-mail address / phone number
  • Rescue’s name / age
  • Photo(s) of your rescue Whippet, to be included in the slide show at the WRAP table
  • Short Bio about your rescue to be read while you and your rescue Whippet are in the ring for the parade

Stop by the WRAP table to view the history of WRAP in a slide show of rescue Whippets over the years, some from as early as 2001 through the present.  If you have photos of your rescue Whippets that you would like to have added to the slide show, please send your photos to Ruth Beall, rhbeall@hotmail.com, no later than March 20, 2020.

We don’t expect any details to change, but please check back here for any updates on general meeting location.