- Best Stud Dog, Great Dane Club of Canada National Specialty
- 4th place in the large Stud Dog Class and 4th place in the American Bred Class, Great Dane Club of America National Specialty
- 2nd place in the Brace Class along with his sons Trick (Am BPIS Can Ch Striders Trick Daddy) and Hawk (Can Am Ch Striders Nighthawk). .
-Two Group 2nd's, a Group 4th and a Group 1st over two shows in July/August
- Reserve Best in Show along with a Group 3, over a 3 day show in Winnipeg
- First U.S. Major at the Heart of Minnesota Specialty with a Winners Dog win
- Award of Merit at the 2005 Great Dane Club of Canada National Specialty Show
- His first weekend shown as a Special, Mac picked up a Group 3
- Mac also picked up his nickname "Mr Happy" as he had a great time and schmoozed the crowd the whole weekend, greeting everyone like long lost friends :-)
- Obtained Canadian Championship at 16 months of age, taking BOB over a Special 3 out of 4 days
- Won his 9-12 mth class both days as well as Reserve Winners Dog to the major 1 day at teh Great Dane Club of Greater Kansas City specialty shows
- Mac went to his first show at 11 months of age and came home with Winners Dog all 3 days, a Best of Breed win and a Best Puppy in Group. - 2nd Overall in the All Breed 6-18mth Puppy Sweeps.
- Two weeks later Mac picked up more points, taking Winners Male, Best of Winners and another Best Puppy in Group