Northern California Irish Wolfhound Club


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Slide show highlighting club activities

NCIWC is dedicated to promote the continued well being and preservation of the Irish Wolfhounds by example, and education. NCIWC  sponsors many activities for this purpose. The activities range from shows and matches, to backpacking and public venues such as Celtic fairs and Parades.

Club meetings are held six times per year. Meetings are open for all club members.

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Candid picture of the Month

Journey Hiking the long trail through the Northern California mountains.

This is for you; any club member. Add some photos in the candid section of you and your hounds.  Just upload to the web team by clicking here.

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22th Annual Celtic Festival

September 2830, 2018

Come join us for a lot of fun; showing off our most precious Irish Wolfhounds to the public. There is a cut off date to sign up! Contact Lisa soonest if you want to go. Our hounds as you know are the best show stoppers. They like the attention too!

Once again NCIWC has been invited to have an area at the 2018 KVMR Celtic Festival at Grass Valley, September 28, 29 & 30. The event will be held at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. This is a great opportunity to bring your well behaved, leashed hound to meet and greet the public. Celtic costumes encouraged!

If you would like to attend with a hound as part of the Club, you’ll need to be on the Gate List and submit a completed Waiver form (below). Please contact Lisa Burr no later than September 1, 2018 to be added to the gate list and get the event details. E-mail Lisa Burr at: or phone her at 707-648-1505 For general event information, go to:

Grass Valley Celtic Festival Waiver 2018

Grass Valley Celtic fair 2014

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Conformation judges:

Ms. Liz Thornton, Mochras (Friday)

Mr. Roger Tebutt, Caredig ( Saturday)

Sweepstakes Judge: Ms. Emma Ross, cnoccarne

Junior Showmanship: Ms. Diane Collings

Obedience & Rally Judge: Ms. Linda Hause

AKC & ASFA Lure trials

Hey! do you want to enter your pooch in Canine Good Citizen Advanced test? Click below for more information.

Click below for information on the heart study and lure coursing.

Click here for more information on the upcoming specialty show and the Premium list!!

The closing date to enter your hound is: September 26, 2018


Our Raffle and Silent Auction have become a huge part of the weekend ! It is always exciting to be a winner with a ticket, or the highest bidder on a popular item ! PLEASE bring a Silent Auction item – OR – fill a Basket, a Box, a Bow,. Bag, or a Bucket and bring it to the show. Thank you again to those who donated in advance last year. Your contributions will be at the Specialty this year.

Hope to see MANY of you and your wonderful hounds on October 12-14


Carol Gabriel (707) 794-8998 -Nancy Moredock -Ann Gould-Lori Finucane


We have LOGO items!  Click here for more information, and if you want to order something.

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Hi: A montage video of the Irish Wolfhound Backpacking adventures sponsored by NCIWC is available. Click here for video

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