is a list of the 25 largest collie specialty shows from January through December 2006. This ranking is based on the number of actual dogs shown at the specialty. There were a total of 120 specialty shows held in 2006. The largest specialty not including the National had an entry shown of 112. The smallest specialty had an entry of 9. The average number of dogs shown for all Specialty shows, not including the National Specialty, is 56. The average number for the top 25 specialties, not including the National, is 85 competitors.
Club of America National Specialty -- Boise, Idaho
April 5 - 8, 2006
Judges: Anne Cross, Les Canavan, Brenda Miramon
Best of Breed: CH Kadon Bethany's Gospel -- Rough Sable Dog
Number of Competitors: 462
Central Penn Collie Club -- Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
April 15, 2006
Judge: Bob Kelly
Best of Variety Smooth: CH Camloch Allegiance -- Smooth Tri Dog
Best of Variety Rough: CH Overland In Suspense -- Rough Sable Dog
Number of Competitors: 74 (19 Smooths, 55 Roughs)
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