Due to the worldwide Corona Virus pandemic, the 2020 National Show and Trial has been postponed until 2021, and will be held in Sydney. Dates and all details will be provided when avialable.

POSTPONED until 2021

The German Shepherd Dog League of NSW, on behalf of the GSDCA Inc, will host the

14th, 15th & 16th May 2021

Bill Spilstead Canine Complex, 44 Luddenham Road, Orchard Hills, NSW.

GSDL NSW Secretary – Fay Stokes – faystokes@dodo.com.au – 0401 019 213



Conformation Judges:

Herr Helmut Buss (SV) Germany – All SC Dogs and LSC Dogs & Bitches.

Herr Joachim Stiegler (SV) Germany – All SC Bitches

Obedience Judges:

Mrs Vivianne Mannion, Qld – Novice, CCD, Rally Novice & Master

Mrs Lynn Klecka, Vic – Open, Rally Exc A & B, Rally Advanced A & B

Mr Kevin Speed, NSW – UD and  UDX

Junior Showmanship judge: Mr Peter Hersant, Qld


For lots more info…..   www.gsdl.info    or  www.facebook.com/2020.GSD.National


Our Show Judges

Joachim Stiegler – SV

Born in 1952
Married, with 3 adult children
Profession: Site Manager in electrical plant construction
Now a pensioner.

Since 1964 member of the SV
Since 1970 Breed Warden and Tattoo Officer
Since 1980 Progeny Assessor
Since 1995 Breed Judge
Since 1998 Breed Surveyor
Since 2002 State Breed Warden
Since 2016 Temperament/Character Assessor
Since 2018 Landesgruppen Chairman (Saxony)

114 Litters under the Kennelprefix „vom Stieglerhof“
Qualified in 285 Schutzhund, – IPO – and Tracking Dog Trials.
with dogs I personally trained.
For many years Protection Work Helper in the local club
Gained the DDR (East Germany) Sieger-title in 1983

With dogs of my breeding successful participation in:
DDR Championship Trials and in BSP and BSZS

Judged in many countries of the WUSV
Among these 62 Siegerschauen and National Shows abroad
Judge of the BSZS 2004, 2007, 2012, 2018 and 2019

















Helmut Buß – SV

Helmut Buß has been working with German Shepherds since 1968. In 1971 he joined the Verein für Deutsche Schäferhunde, SV.

In the first years he mainly worked on training his dogs. For the activities in this area he was awarded the Gold – Dog Handler Badge .

In his kennel “vom Lärchenhain” he bred about 200 litters and was awarded the Gold Breeder’s Badge because of the successes.

Between 1976 and 2010 he has exhibited several VA dogs, an Intermediate Bitch Siegerin and numerous highly placed dogs at Siegershows, including many dogs of his own breeding.

Dogs of his breeding were represented at the International German Championship for service dog handlers, qualifying at State elimination trials and at the WUSV World Championship.

His stud dogs were represented with numerous progeny groups at Siegershows, and he participated numerous times in the Breeders’ Group competition at these as well.

Helmut Buß is a Breed Judge since 1988, and since 1992; a Breed Surveyor of the SV.

Since 1988 representative of his State Group in the advisory board (general assembly) of the SV, between 1992 and 1996 chairman of the State Group Waterkant.

From 1991 to 1995 judge in the appeals court of the SV.

From 1995 to 2000 Helmut Buß was the Breed Warden of the Verein für Deutsche Schäferhunde, and judged the working dog class bitches at the Bundessiegerzuchtschau of the SV. He played a key role in the major strategic steps for the further development of the breed and the SV:

1. Participation in setting the new version of the statutes. Democratization of the SV
2. Introduction of the DNA procedure
3. Introduction of HD Breed Value Assessment Scheme
4. Introduction of the repeat -X-ray scheme after the 30th mating for males
5. Introduction of the elbow x-ray scheme.
6. Increasing the requirements for the protection work of the Bundessiegerzuchtschau
7. Doubling the numbers exhibited in the GHK-bitches at the BSZS in his time in office as Vereinszuchtwart. (SV Breed Warden).
8. Action concept for the reduction of size

In the year 2000 Helmut Buß and his kennel “vom Lärchenhain”
became the winners of the Breeders’ Group at the Bundessiegerzuchtschau.

In 2005 he successfully participated in the State Group elimination competition of the
LG Waterkant with the self-trained bitch Boogie vom Ochsentor – this bitch was graded V 3 at the BSZS, and has numerous high graded progeny.

Since 2006, Helmut Buß has been delegate of LG Waterkant in the
Federal Assembly of the SV.

Over the years the lines of Wobo Lärchenhain (Jango Fürstenberg / Esko Dänischen Hof) and Hoss Lärchenhain (Yak Frankengold) have become established in the breeding lines in Germany.

In the ancestry of about 80% of all top dogs of the BSZS, there are dogs from the kennel Lärchenhain – Quanto, Zorro, Wobo, Warro, Hoss and numerous bitches.

This sustainability of the breeding work is the main objective of the kennel “Lärchenhain”.

Helmut Buß has been Chairman of the Regional Branch Naturpark Dümmer.for many years.
The regional group has been running very successful breed shows for years and the breeders of the regional group are extremely active and participate very successfully in breed shows on all levels. Instructors of the OG participated several times in State Group elimination competitions and in the Bundessiegerprüfung.

Since 2016, Helmut Buß is the Breed Warden of the State Group Waterkant, and since 2019 Vice-President of the SV.