The 2015 ABdFC National Specialty will be held at the Ranch Events Comples in Loveland, CO

page last updated on 7/21/15

Maps to all the places are on the Directions Page. This page will be updated when new information is available

The RanchThe Ranch Events Complex

5280 Arena Circle
Loveland, CO 80538

The Ranch is located directly adjacent to I-25, just North of Highway 34, in Loveland, Colorado. To reach The Ranch, exit I-25 at Crossroads Blvd., Exit 259. Travel East 1 mile to Fairgrounds Avenue (County Road 5) and go North to the entrance.
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Hotel Choices

You will have three Hotel choices:

Residence InnResidence Inn Loveland
5450 McWhinney Blvd.
Loveland, CO 80538

Hotel Website:

Reservations for discounted rate must be made one of two ways: either by contacting the hotel directly at 970-622-7000 and identifying you are with the American Bouvier Des Flandres Group

Or using the following link: Book your group rate: American Bouvier Des Flanders Club

****Please note a one night NON REFUNDABLE deposit will be charged to your credit card 30 days prior to arrival. We have blocked a variety of room types to accommodate everyone.

Group discounted rates as follows:

  1. Studio Suite - $149 ( Max 2 dogs)
  2. One Bedroom Suite - $169 ( Max 3 dogs)
  3. Two Bedroom Suite - $219 ( Max 4 dogs)
  4. $75.00 Non refundable room deep clean pet fee.

All Three Room Types feature sleeper sofas and kitchens, thus making this hotel perfect for sharing rooms.

Our rates include:

- Complimentary Daily hot breakfast buffet
- Complimentary evening social hour with light meal, beer, wine and soft drinks - Mon- Wednesday
- Complimentary WiFi

Hotel features:

- Completely renovated in 2014
- All Suite hotel with full kitchens in every suite
- Indoor pool and hot tub
- On-site fitness center
- On site Guest laundry
- Outdoor sport court
- Located in the heart of Centerra - within walking distance of many restaurants and shops.
- Earn Marriott Rewards


Candlewood Suites of Loveland
6046 E Crossroads Blvd.
Loveland, CO  80538

Make Reservations by contacting the hotel directly at:  970-667-5444
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Group Rate of $139.00 for Studio Suite  -  Two Dog Limit per Room and $75.00 Pet Cleaning Fee

A NON REFUNDABLE one night deposit will be applied 30 days prior to arrival.

Hotel Features - Our comfortable, spacious suites provide everything you need to live, work, and relax while you’re away from home. All suites provide:

- Fully equipped kitchen including full-size refrigerator with ice maker, dishwasher, microwave and stovetop, plus a variety of dishes, cookware, and utensils
- Large workspace with two-line phone and free high-speed Internet access
- Television with DVD player (two TVs in the One-Bedroom Suite)
- Comfortable recliner
- Alarm clock/radio with automatic time set
- Wall mounted hair dryer
- Full-size ironing board and iron
- Comforts of Home™ Bedding Collection featuring plush mattress sets, fresh cotton blend sateen sheets, generous duvet and a pillow menu

Housekeeping. Because we respect the privacy of our long stay guests, housekeeping is provided on a weekly basis. We'll work with you to schedule the perfect time to clean, but If you ever require fresh towels or sheets prior to your scheduled service, you may exchange existing linens at the Front Desk during regular business hours.


LaQuintaLa Quinta Loveland
1450 Cascade Ave
Loveland, CO 80538

Phone: 1-970-622 8600

The group rate of 99.00 is valid for arrivals from October 1st to October 10th, checking out no later than October 11th. The 75.00 pet fee applies to the first night, and covers the duration of your stay. There are rooms available for all nights. If you encounter any difficulty booking, please contact me directly via email: and I will work with the hotel management to rectify whatever issues you may be encountering.


RV Parking Guidelines

RV parking will be available at The Ranch, beginning Sunday, October 4, 2015.  Units arriving on Sunday may not park without confirmation of assigned parking space. This year’s RV Coordinators will make every effort to arrive on Sunday to assist with parking and assign additional spaces if needed.

Sites include POWER ONLY; most are 20amp service, with a limited number of 50/30amp sites allocated on a first received/first assigned basis, with preference given to units parking for the entire Specialty week.  These are very tight spaces, which basically accommodate the RV & awning area ONLY. ALL UNITS MUST BE SELF-CONTAINED. If you plan to stay for the majority of the week, there will be a one-time potable water & sewer disposal services available (TBD) later in the week.  The water fill is included in the cost of parking; however, sewer disposal is at an additional cost of $30 – paid directly to the Disposal Tech.  If you plan to use these services, the owner must be present at the RV during the operation.  ABdFC accepts NO LIABILITY for damage to the RV.

The rate is $40 per night. Deadline for reservations is September 5, 2015. Reservations received beyond that date, will be filled on a space available basis, at a rate of $50 per night.  If you wish to be near other exhibitors, please indicate their name(s) on the reservation form and we will attempt to accommodate your request.

ALL RVs must vacate their site by 12noon on Sunday, October 11th.

Remember, Colorado weather in October can be very unpredictable, so plan accordingly in the event of rain – it appears that we will be parking on dirt.  For additional questions, contact RV Parking Coordinators: Scott & Penny Anderson (


Sports ArenaAgility Site

Arena Sports
7850 S. County Road 5
Windsor, CO 80528
(970) 377-0065

From Fort Collins
Take Carpenter Road (Windsor exit 262) east past I-25 for 0.5 mile to County Road 5.
Turn right (south) on CR 5 and travel 0.4 mile.
Arena Sports is on the left (east) side of CR5, adjacent to Providence Ice Center.

From Loveland or Greeley
Take I-25 to Crossroads Blvd. (exit 259) east to County Rd.5/Fairgrounds Blvd.
Turn left (north) on CR5 and travel 2.5 miles (past the Budweiser Events Center.
Arena Sports is on the right (east) side of CR5 adjacent to Providence Ice Center.


Herding SiteRancho Terra Norte

Rancho Terra Norte'
Buckeye Rd. (between CR9 & 15)
Wellington, CO 80549

Rancho Terra Norté is located on 40 acres of rolling, dryland native grass with spectacular views of the Rocky Mountains.
Terra Norté is located in Northern Colorado, just north of Fort Collins. The kennel and herding faciilty is easily reached from I-25 .
The kennel and herding facility can be reached at 1-970-391-6559 or email us at