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.

GSDCSA Show Class Instruction Manual

Training Roster for 2023 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. 

26-JanAndrew O'Loughlin
29-JanJudy O'Loughlin1-FebPeter Flynn
5-FebChristine Collins8-FebRay Mercer
12-FebCandy SmithBreed Survey15-FebDarcy Clark
19-FebNO TRAININGMembers Comp22-FebJean Butterfield
26-FebJenny DeLucia1-MarRobert Evans
5-MarJamie Phillis8-MarJane Pike
12-MarNO TRAININGAdelaide Cup15-MarGayle Mercer
19-MarTony Schoemaker22-MarJan Brabham
26-MarLinda Hume29-MarPeter Damarell
2-AprJudy O'LoughlinPet Expo?5-AprDoug West
9-AprNO TRAININGEaster Sunday12-AprSophie Lawrence
16-AprNO TRAININGMembers Comp19-AprMel Adamson
23-AprCandy SmithBreed Survey26-AprPeter Flynn
30-AprNO TRAININGNational3-MayAndrew O'Loughlin
7-MayJenny DeLucia10-MayRay Mercer
14-MayNO TRAININGMother's Day17-MayDarcy Clark
21-MayJamie Phillis24-MayJean Butterfield
28-MayNO TRAININGObedlience Trial31-MayRobert Evans
4-JunNO TRAININGWinter International
7-JunJane Pike
11-JunNO TRAININGKing's Birthday14-JunSelf Training
18-JunChristine Collins21-JunSelf Training
25-JunLinda Hume28-JunSelf Training
2-JulTony Schoemaker5-JulGayle Mercer
9-JulJudy O'Loughlin12-JulJan Brabham
16-JulNO TRAININGMembers Comp19-JulPeter Damarell
23-JulJenny DeLucia26-JulDoug West
30-JulJamie Phillis2-AugSophie Lawrence
6-AugLinda Hume9-AugMel Adamson
13-AugTony Schoemaker16-AugPeter Flynn
20-AugCandy SmithBreed Survey23-AugRay Mercer
27-AugJudy O'Loughlin30-AugAndrew O'Loughlin
3-SepNO TRAININGFather's Day6-SepJean Butterfield
10-SepJenny DeLuciaRoyal GS Day13-SepRobert Evans
17-SepNO TRAININGMembers Comp20-SepJane Pike
24-SepJamie Phillis27-SepGayle Mercer
1-OctNO TRAININGLabour Day4-OctJan Brabham
8-OctChristine Collins11-OctPeter Damarell
15-OctNO TRAININGRottweiler Show18-OctDoug West
22-OctNO TRAININGBay to Birdwood25-OctSophie Lawrence
29-OctCandy SmithBreed Survey1-NovMel Adamson
5-NovTony SchoemakerWDCV8-NovPeter Flynn
12-NovNO TRAININGOpen Show15-NovRay Mercer
19-NovJamie Phillis22-NovRobert Evans
26-NovJenny DeLucia29-NovJean Butterfield
3-DecJudy O'Loughlin6-DecAndrew O'Loughlin