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Don't miss the fabulous fun-filled evening planned for the 2013 Dalmatian Club of America Foundation (DCAF) Benefit!

This year's event is designed for everyone to participate - not just the few with deep pockets! Join your friends and fellow Dalmatian enthusiasts in the Founders Room (upstairs at the Purina Event Center) immediately following Top Twenty for a spotacular Casino party!

Black Jack, Roulette, Craps, Texas Hold 'Em, Wheel of Fortune! Count on an authentic casino experience with real gambling tables and real casino dealers contracted through EntPro Entertainment! A complimentary chocolate fountain with sweet and salty dipping items and cheese and fruit board will be available throughout the party as well as a cash bar.

At the end of the evening, exchange your chips for raffle tickets you can enter to win your choice of approximately 30 high value and exciting prizes ranging from practical dog show gear to jewelry to art to a weekend get away! See the gallery of prizes here or on the DCAF FaceBook page and check back frequently as new prizes will be added over the coming weeks. Anyone can win!

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Prize # 1 - $50 Gift Certificate to Midwest Pet Supply (DCA Vendor) & a Braided Slip Lead
Retail Value - $118
Donated by Midwest Pet Supply and

Leash is made with the finest leather for a smooth and soft feel to the touch. Thin and medium leads have six strands of leather tightly hand braided over a Nylon cord for extra strength. Thick leads have eight strands. Solid Brass Ring.
Prize #2 - Adobe PhotoShop CS6 - boxed software
Retail price $699
Donated by Mike & Maria Kettle

Prize #3 - 14K Gold 3-Dimensional Dalmatian Charm/Pendant.
Retail price - $500
Designed, crafted and donated by Pam and Bob Fisher.
RockStar Dals Jewelry

Dal is 1 inch in length, and ¾ inch high.
Prize #4 - Perfect Paws
Retail value - $200
Donated by Karen Lee Whyte.

Exterior has brass handle, hinge and locks, with a faux leather insert. Interior has metal lining and magnetized foot stands. Total measurement is 17" wide x 35" long. Good size for an adult Dal, and can be used for puppies too!
Prize #5 - Dog Crate Dolly
Retail Value $225
Donated by

Dimensions: 24" x 36"
Prize #6 - 2 Nights Lodging at Hannagan Meadow Lodge - Alpine, AZ
Retail Value $250
Donated by Hannagan Meadow Lodge.

Chosen as one of the top 5 US Back Country Lodges by National Geographic Adventure Magazine
Prize #7 - A $500 Visa Gift Card!
Retail Value $500
Donated by Richard Baker, Riverside Dalmatians
Prize #8 - Tunes & Eats Gift Card Package
Retail Value $200
Donated by Kevin O'Connell & Kevin West.

Includes a $100 iTunes Gift Card, a $50 Bonefish Grill Gift Card and a $50 P. F. Chang's Gift Card.
Prize #9 - 12-piece Lenox Princeton Gallery Dalmatian Figurines Collection
2008 appraised value in excess of $300.
Donated by Sharon & Dave Rogers, Lakeshore Dalmatians

Complete mint condition 12-piece 1994 Princeton Gallery Dalmatian Figurines Collection by Lenox. Each fire department themed piece is dated, named and stamped PG on the bottom.
Prize #10 - Five (5) coupons for a large bag of Purina Pro Plan of your choice.
Face value of each coupon is $55.
Total value of the prize - up to $275.
Donated by Purina
Prize #11 - Ready Jump - a set of 4 jumps and carrying bag.
Retail Price - $309.
Donated by Tim & Hilary Farris and their Noble Puppy buyers.
The Ready Jump is a portable competition-quality 4' wide jump that you can take anywhere. It opens or closes in under 15 seconds and stores easily with no loose pieces. The Ready Jump features Clip and Go Jump Cup Strips so it has cups every 2", from 4" up to 26".
Prize #12 - "Jordache"
This 1989 Photograph of "Jordache" coaching with Bill McFadden taken by Meg Callea will be offered on a 18 x 24 stretched canvas.
Estimated Retail Value is $300.
Prize #13 - Large Dura-Whelp Whelping Box (48 x 48 x 20), Half-door and Weaning Pen
Retail Price - $336.85
The world's Easiest, Safest and Cleanest Whelping Box and Weaning Pen are made of lightweight, top-quality, extruded, 100% polypropylene plastic that makes them strong, flexible and easy to clean. The puppy rails offer added safety. The half-door allows older pups to exit the Whelping Box and enter the Weaning Pen to play, eat and poop. The Weaning Pen offers your puppies their birthing area to sleep in, a portal and a new safe area to explore. Your puppies will naturally develop better strength, health and potty skills.
Donated by Dr. Robert Hutchison DVM, Tim & Hilary Farris: Noble Dalmatians and
Prize #14 - Spotted at the Casino Print
Signed by the artist, Julia Soukup, 24 x 36" Poster, framed and matted.
Estimated value of $300
Donated by JLS Canine Services Web Design
Prize #15 - Pat Hastings - "Puzzle Pieces"
The set includes the Puppy Puzzle DVD, and Pat's books - Tricks of the Trade, Another Piece of the Puzzle: Puppy Development, and Structure in Action: The Makings of a Durable Dog. All terrific resources.
Donated by Pat Hastings and Dog Folk Enterprises.
Retail Price $99.95.
Prize #16 - Best Buy $100 Gift Card
Donated by Scott Sager.
Retail Value - $100.00.
Prize #17 - Adventurer 12-Speed Folding Bike
Sale Price - $199.99
Offered by Lesley Stevens and Bill & Patt Mayer - Patrician Dalmatians.
Camping World exclusive folding 12-speed bike is ready to ride in less than a minute, with quick release clamps on handlebars, seat post and folding hinge in the tubular steel frame. Steel chain guard protects clothing against stains and tangles. Seat and handlebars adjust for riders of any height. Comfortable padded seat is 10"W for extended riding comfort. Padded handgrips give you a secure hold. No-rust molded fenders protect clothes against splashes. Secure packages or gear on the rear luggage carrier. Fully assembled; needs only minor adjustments with a screwdriver and it's ready to ride.
Prize #18 - Bebe Lock Leather Satchel
Retail price $198.
Donated by Jose Alas.
With a highly-versatile structure and compact design, this bebe leather satchel is sure give your look a sophisticated color pop. Leather. Top metal zipper. Media compartments. Fabric lined interior. Double handle.
Prize #19 - Sterling Silver Charm Bracelet
Custom crafted sterling silver charm bracelet by K&B Gemstone Designs
Donated by Nancy Dandrea, Starcoach Dalmatians.
Retail price $750.
Prize #20 - Windows 8 Pro & Office for Home and Business 2013
Retail Value $418
Donated by Diane and Patrick Baxter.
Prize #21 - Swavorski Crystal Dalmatian Pin
Purchased in 2007 for $125.
Donated by Meg Callea.
Prize #22 - 11 x 14 Custom Original Collage print on canvas by JAG Photography & Advertising
Retail Value $175.
JAG will work with your own photos or theirs to create a piece of art depicting your dogs or whatever you choose.
Prize #23 - One full page color ad in The Canine Chronicle
Value $450
Donated by The Canine Chronicle.
Prize #24 - Merchants of Wildwood Town Center Tote
Retail value $145-$185 (see note below)
Donated by: Walgreen's, Massage Envy & Wines of Wildwood.
The dog show friendly tote from Walgreens includes all kinds of supplies you use every day, Massage Envy includes a gift card for one complimentary one hour massage, and Wines of Wildwood offers a bottle of Chardonnay and a gift certificate for two wine classes (good only if you are a local - sorry!)
Prize #25 - The Sports Chair by Picnic Time with embroidered Spotted at the Casino logo
Retail value $140
Donated by: Mary Widder.
It's a lightweight, portable folding chair with a sturdy aluminum frame that has an adjustable shoulder strap for easy carrying. If you prefer not to use the shoulder strap, the chair also has two sturdy webbing handles that come into view when the chair is folded. The extra-wide seat (19.5") is made of durable nylon for extra comfort. The armrests are padded for optimal comfort. On the side of the chair is a nylon doby accessories panel that includes a variety of pockets to hold such items as your cell phone, sunglasses, magazines, or a scorekeeper's pad. It also includes an insulated bottled beverage pouch and a zippered security pocket to keep valuables out of plain view. A convenient side table folds out to hold food or drinks
Prize #26 - Two framed and matted antique Dal prints
Retail value $100
Donated by: Edite Walter.
The prints are by artist R. H. Moore (c. 1880) in black and white. The Black Spotted Dalmatian Bitch CH. "Berolina" E.T. Parker owner. Liver Spotted Dalmatian CH. "Fontleroy". W.B. Herman owner. Each print is 7" x 4" in a 10" x 8" frame.
Prize #27 - 2 Vouchers for 50% off a night at the Wildwood (so 1 free night for your DCA 2013 stay), a $50 Starbucks Gift Card, ana a $50 Outback Steakhouse Gift Card
Retail value $197
Donated by: The Wildwood Hotel and Patty Gibson, Dal Dorado Dalmatians and Connie Wagner - Spotlight Dalmatians
Prize #28 - A Pro Plan Rolling Duffle Bag stuffed full of Pro Plan logo items
Retail value more than $200.00
Donated by Purina Pro Plan
Duffle Bag is stuffed full of Pro Plan logo items including: grooming apron, towels, shammy, trunk organizer, biscuits, coupons and much more!
Prize #29 - Glass Bowl
Estimated retail value - $150.00
Handcrafted by Kathy Duran - Country Dalmatians.
This piece is black and white with brass accents and is a 10 1/2 " square bowl that is 2 1/2" deep.
Prize #30 - Five complimentary nights' lodging at the DCA 2014 Host Hotel - Holiday Inn Portland Airport
Retail value - $545.00
Donated by the Holiday Inn Portland Airport.

WHEN? Casino Night will be held during the 2013 Dalmatian Club of America National Specialty show following the formal Top 20 event.

Ticket Prices & Description:

  • $25 each - Players Club Tickets include $500 of "gambling" chips

  • $100 each - High Roller Tickets include $2,000 of "gambling" chips, two (2) complimentary cocktails, cocktail waitresses to bring you food and beverage, and advance seat selection for Top Twenty.

Buy Tickets via PayPal

Players Club - $25.00

Sorry only available to purchase in person at this time. Good luck to all!

High Roller - $100.00

Sorry only available to purchase in person at this time. Good luck to all!

Additional "gambling" chips will be available for donations ($25 per $500 of chips) throughout the evening.

Don't care for gambling?
That's ok! You can still come and enjoy the fun! Your $25 admission fee and chips will give you five raffle tickets at the end of the evening to use to win one of the terrific prizes!

Can't make it to Nationals this year?
That's ok too! You can still purchase raffle tickets in minimum quantities of 5 tickets for $25 and let Sheila Wymore know what prizes you want to win and how many of your tickets to put on which prizes! She'll personally put your tickets in the bins for a chance to win. You will, however be responsible for any shipping cost of the prize(s) should you win!

Purchase Remote Raffle Tickets Here
Purchase as many as you like, just use the Qty in your shopping cart!

Sorry only available to purchase in person at this time. Good luck to all!

All ticket, additional chip, and raffle ticket purchases are 100% tax deductible, count toward your DCAF lifetime contribution levels, and benefit the health of our "spotacular" Dalmatians!

This promises to be gala evening to remember fondly!

This page last updated on April 9, 2013

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