Open Judges: Phil MacMillan & Jim Dresen, ?119 dogs started
1st-FC AFC MacAbee's First Candle (Theda), Susie Ritch owner, Bill Eckett
2nd-Candlewood's Rulin' The Rooster (Rooster), Bev & Bill Busler, Jim Beck
3rd--FC Candlewood's Ebonstar As Good As It Gets (Izzy), Bob & Ann Heise, Dave Rorem
1st--Sammy, Jon Zunkel (Am trained)
Theda was already qualified for U.S. nationals. Rooster and Izzy qualified with these placements. All 3 dogs were part of the 8 dogs in Eckett's camp that made the 2000 national derby list. Rooster and Izzy are littermates.