Conformation Training

Training is conducted for any interested owner or breeder in regard to show training.  Classes are taken by German Shepherd Specialist Judges, well respected dog handlers and long-time breeders.  The rotation of trainers ensures variety in classes throughout the year.

Please note: The club is closed unless otherwise advised with no training on long weekends.

GSDCSA Show Class Instruction Manual

Training Roster for 2024 is below, or available to download as a PDF HERE.
Please note that trainings may be cancelled or changed due to events such as shows and trials needing to be moved. In the instance that a training session is changed or cancelled, notice will be given on the club’s facebook page and on the main page of the website.


Please ensure that you are familiar with the GSDCSA Show Class Instruction Manual. This is a guide for how to run training sessions.

Below is a table that you can type your name in the “Search” box and your scheduled dates for Training will be displayed.  Please remember if you cannot fulfil your rostered session please swap with someone else on the Roster.  The onus is on you to organise a replacement. 

31-JanJane Pike
4-FebJamie Phillis7-FebPeter Flynn
11-FebJudy O'Loughlin14-FebAndrew O'Loughlin
18-FebCandy SmithBreed Survey21-FebJan Brabham
25-FebAndrew O'Loughlin(Members Comp)28-FebMel Adamson
3-MarLyn Phillis6-MarJean Butterfield
10-MarNo TrainingAdelaide Cup13-MarPeter Damarell
17-MarTony Shoemaker20-MarJenny DeLucia
24-MarIan Cooke27-MarRobert Evans
31-MarNo TrainingEaster3-AprPeter Flynn
7-AprNo TrainingMembers Comp10-AprGayle Mercer
14-AprCandy SmithBreed Survey17-AprJane Pike
21-AprLinda Hume24-AprAndrew O'Loughlin
28-AprIan Cooke1-MayJean Butterfield
5-MayNo TrainingNational8-MayNo TrainingNational Celebration
12-MayNo TrainingMother's Day/Trial15-MayJan Brabham
19-MayJamie Phillis22-MayMel Adamson
26-MayLyn Phillis29-MayPeter Damarell
2-JunTony Shoemaker5-JunJenny DeLucia
9-JunNo TrainingKing's Birthday12-JunSelf Training
16-JunIan Cooke19-JunSelf Training
23-JunJudy O'Loughlin26-JunSelf Training
30-JunLinda Hume3-JulRobert Evans
7-JulTony ShoemakerPet Expo10-JulGayle Mercer
14-JulIan Cooke17-JulPeter Flynn
21-JulJudy O'Loughlin24-JulJane Pike
28-JulLinda Hume31-JulJean Butterfield
4-AugCandy SmithBreed Survey7-AugJan Brabham
11-AugNo TrainingMembers Comp14-AugAndrew O'Loughlin
18-AugJamie Phillis21-AugJenny DeLucia
25-AugJudy O'Loughlin28-AugRobert Evans
1-SepIan CookeRoyal Show start4-SepPeter Damarell
8-SepLyn PhillisR.S General Specials11-SepGayle Mercer
15-SepTony Shoemaker18-SepPeter Flynn
22-SepLinda Hume25-SepJane Pike
29-SepJamie Phillis2-OctJan Brabham
6-OctNo TrainingLabour Day9-OctMel Adamson
13-OctJudy O'Loughlin16-OctAndrew O'Loughlin
20-OctCandy SmithBreed Survey23-OctJean Butterfield
27-OctLyn Phillis30-OctJenny DeLucia
3-NovTony ShoemakerWDC Victoria6-NovPeter Damarell
10-NovNo TrainingOpen Show13-NovRobert Evans
17-NovIan Cooke20-NovGayle Mercer
24-NovLinda Hume27-NovJenny DeLucia
1-DecLyn Phillis4-DecPeter Flynn
8-DecJudy O'Loughlin(Dogs SA Practical Exams)11-DecAndrew O'Loughlin
15-DecNo TrainingBreak Up Day