The first organizational meeting of this Colorado club was held on June 24, 1983.The club was the dream of and later founded by members Bonnie Stansell and Dee Ann Jordan. There were 13 members when the club was formed.
The charter members are listed as: DeeAnne Jordan, Robin Stansll, Bonnie Stansell and Lee Ann Tate. They held their election of officers on October 27, 1983, and their first officers were:Dee Ann Jordan, president; Richard Parker, vice president; Bonnie Stansell, secretary; Lee Ann Tate, treasurer, and newsletter editor, Barbara Graham.
The club held three successful informal "fun" matches called AKC "B" Matches, prior to their first formal AKC-sanctioned "A" Match, which closely resembles AKC-licensed events. The first fun match was held on September 10, 1983, with Dr. Saul Schor judging.
The second fun match was held on December 3, 1983 with Corrine Winnick judging. The third fun match was hosted on June 9, 1984, with Sandy Coffman judging the entry.