International Silken Windhound Society

About SilkenFest

SilkenFest is the name for the International Silken Windhound Society's national specialty event. The first organized conformation show was held in 2000 and it has grown to include racing and coursing events in addition to health clinics and breed-related seminars.

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SilkenFest 2016

SilkenFest 2016 will be held March 18-21, 2016 at South Fork Ranch in Parker, TX (just outside of Dallas).

Breed Judge: Gill Grist, Endevor Silken Windhounds

Sweepstakes Judge: Karen Arends

ASFA Judges: Jack Downing and Karen Arends

Event chairman is Tara Maxey


2016 Committee Members

  • National Show Chairs: Tara Maxey
  • Show Secretary: Iola Stetson
  • National Performance Events Chair: Victor Whitlock
  • Hotel and Site Contact: Tara Maxey
  • National Fundraising and Auction Chair: J Vookles
  • Silent Auction: Jan and Trisha Decker
  • Hospitality Chair: Vicki Frey
  • Welcoming Committee: Vicki Frey and Monica Moline
  • Trophies: Lydia Jorgenson
  • Rosettes and Medallions: Jerilynn Adin Safran
  • National Website Chair: R. Lynn Shell
  • National Ribbons, Judges' Gifts Chair:
  • Logo Wearables: Jolene Hicks

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Welcome to the official web site for SilkenFest!


2016 SilkenFest Winner

UKC Ch. Winsome's Zenyatta


Get more results from the 2016 SilkenFest Specialty Show on the results page.

Download the marked catalog.