At the National Working & Pastoral Breeds Championship show held on 16th July 2011, the Estrela Mountain Dog was crowned as the BEST RARE BREED IN SHOW!!
Menna (Int/Bel/DK Ch. Karabas Likande Lamenna Letta at Sturtmoor (Imp NL) Sh.C.M. WW '10) was first awarded Best of Breed by Judge Meg Purnell-Carpenter, and went on to with Best Rare Breed in Show under Judge Mr Jack Bispham. This is the 2nd time Menna has won this award, having only attended the show 3 times!!