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COSSA general membership meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 pm immediately following the board meeting which starts at 6:45 pm. The meetings are held at the Barack Community Center, 580 E. Woodrow Ave., Columbus, OH 43207.

In addition to our regular membership and board meetings, COSSA hosts several events including our February conformation and sweepstakes shows, several performance events and educational seminars throughout the year. We also have an annual picnic and Christmas dinner for our membership.


Friday, February 24, 2023 

Board/Membership Meeting to be held at Specialty Show after show setup is complete

Franklin County Fairgrounds Edwards Building
4100 Columbia Street, Hilliard, OH 43026
 2023 COSSA AKC Specialty Shows and Sweepstakes
Saturday, February 25th & Sunday February 26, 2023
Two shows and Sweepstakes each day!
Franklin County Fairgrounds Edwards Building
4100 Columbia Street, Hilliard, OH 43026
Saturday's Judges 
Sweepstakes - Rebecca Meyers
Morning Show - Mark Lucas


Afternoon Show - Ellen Worthington

Sunday's Judges 

Sweepstakes - Christine Halliday

Morning Show - Rick Thompson

Afternoon Show - Judith Adams

Best in Sweepstakes both days win $100, Best Opposite win $50.

Free continental breakfast and free lunch for exhibitors on both days.

Dr. William Greentree will be available for All breed OFA Eye Certification & microchip clinic from 9am to 4pm Saturday only.

Contact Deb Edwards at (614) 284-6866 or by e-mail at to book your appointment.

Microchip $35. OFA Eye Certification $35. Appointments are strongly suggested, however, walk-ins are welcome as scheduling allows.

Dog Friendly Hotel/Motel accommodations near the show site:


Roadway Inn (formally Knights Inn) 3950 Parkway Ln., Hilliard, OH 43026 - Phone (614) 710-1060 remember to ask for dog show rate $49.99 per night. 

NOTE:  We've recently learned the Best Western listed in our premium is no longer dog friendly. We've located another more upscale dog friendly alternative.

Avid Hotel Columbus Northwest, 3900 Lyman Dr., Hilliard, OH 43026 - Phone (614) 971-3737 offering dog show rate $90 per night.

Click link below to download Premium & Entry form

 AKC Agility Trials - All AKC-Recognized Breeds All American Dogs Agility Trials

Friday, March 3rd, Saturday, March 4th and Sunday, March 5th, 2023

Incredipaws Dog Training
1046A Columbus Expressway Park East
Pataskala, OH

Entries Open:  Wednesday, January 4, 2023 8:00 a.m. 

Entries Close:  Friday, February 17, 2023 6:00 p.m.

For event and entry information contact:

Nora Merhar, Event Secretary 
COLUMBUS, OH 43214-2203
(630) 370-9306

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