ISWS Presents Silkenfest 2022 at Purina Farms

This years Silkenfest will be held starting Wednesday June 8th through the 14th at Purina Farms in Gray Summit, Missouri.

Main Events

  • Rally and Obedience
  • Guest speakers
  • Puppy and Veterans Sweepstakes
  • Altered Show
  • ISWS National Conformation
  • Health testing
  • ISWS National Silkenfest Banquet
  • Silent Auction
  • Performance events
A silken windhound gaiting around the ring at Boofest 2021. Photo by Ashley Cirimeli
Photo by Ashley Cirimeli


Wednesday, June 8, 2022
Time TBD Founder’s Presentation
5:30 p.m. Welcome Party

Thursday, June 9, 2022
8:30 a.m. UKC Rally Obedience & Obedience Trials
(Rally Obedience, followed by Obedience)
8:00 a.m. Health Testing
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Seminars & Lunch Break
2:30 p.m. National Puppy and Veteran Sweepstakes

Friday, June 10, 2022
8:30 a.m. National Specialty – Day 1
All Altered Entries through Altered BOB
Intact Males: 3 – 6 Puppy through Veteran Dog
5:30 p.m. ISWS Annual Meeting
(30 minutes after completion of Day 1 of National Specialty Judging)

Saturday, June 11, 2022
8:00 a.m. Health Testing
8:30 a.m. National Specialty – Day 2
Intact Females: 3 – 6 Puppies through Best of Breed Followed by Stud Dog, Brood Bitch & Brace
7:30 p.m. Awards Banquet & Silent Auction

Sunday, June 12, 2022
8:00 a.m. National Silken Windhound LGRA Race Meet

Monday, June 13, 2022
8:00 a.m. National Silken Windhound ASFA Field Trial

Tuesday, June 14, 2022
8:00 a.m. National Silken Windhound NOTRA Race Meet

CERF Eye Exams

Date: Thursday, June 9th

Times: 9-4
Cost: $35
Eye Exams by: Dr. Juri Ota-Kuroki, Veterinary Ophthalmologist

The owner needs to be there 10-15 minutes prior to their appointment time for the administration of eye drops.

Cardiac Exams

Date: Saturday, June 11th

Times: 9-4
Cost: Ausculation – $50
Echo – $200
Cardiac exams by: “Basic” exam, auscultation only by Cecilia Marshall, DVM, DACVIM
“Advanced” and preferred test is auscultation and echo by Cecilia Marshall, DVM, DACVIM


Holiday Inn West
Six Flags 4901
Six Flags Road
Eureka, MO

Booking for the special SF rate must be made through the hotel directly: 1-636-938-6661
Room rate: 129.95 plus taxes.

Dogs are not allowed throughout the hotel itself we are all in the dog area and our rooms will be outside entry. There are dog walking areas with poop bags provided, a dog washing room towels and shampoo are provided limited rooms at this rate for Tuesday 6/7. The lower rate for Silkenfest extends until 6/14.

Entry Forms

Click the links below to download and fill out the forms you need for Silkenfest ’22.