2021 GCA National/Central Specialty

9/17/2021 - 9/19/2021

All taking place at the Purina Farms Event Center in Gray Summit, MO (Outside St. Louis)

Designed exclusively for dog events
Reserved grooming area
Camping available onsite
Climate controlled
Big rings


--- WHAT'S NEW ---

The United Kennel Club Provisional National Show for Greyhounds scheduled for Sunday has been cancelled

Reserved grooming is limited!  Rules are now posted and reservations being accepted.
Click here for more information and for reservation form


8/26/2020 -- Closing date for conformation shows

9/1/2020 -- Deadline to receive special nightly rate at host hotel


2021 GCA National/Central Specialty
Friday, September 17th 2021
In conjunction with the Gateway Hound Club group show

Conformation judge: Pat Trotter
Sweepstakes judge: Mary Trubek

Show Superintendent:  Foy Trent Dog Shows

AKC and ASFA Lure Coursing
Also at Purina Farms Event Center

Plus two GCA supported entries!

Three Rivers Kennel Club - Saturday, 9/18/2021


  • Breed judge - Ms. Amy Sorbie
  • Hound group judge - Mrs. JoAnne Buehler
  • BIS judge - Dr. Eric Liebes
  • NOHS Hound judge - Mr. Desmond Murphy
  • HOHS BIS judge - Ms. Amy Sorbie

Show Superintendent:  Foy Trent Dog Shows

Three Rivers Kennel Club - Sunday, 9/19/2021


  • Breed judge - Mrs. JoAnne Buehler
  • Hound group judge - Ms. Amy Sorbie
  • BIS judge - Mrs. Patricia Trotter
  • NOHS Hound judge - Dr. Eric Liebes
  • HOHS BIS judge - Mrs. JoAnne Buehler

Show Superintendent:  Foy Trent Dog Shows

Trophies -- Trophies will be handmade pottery with Greyhounds in relief

We are accepting trophy donations at 4 levels. Everyone who donates will be listed in our thank you in the catalog. 
If you would like to sponsor and pay through PayPal, click the appropriate button below.

Inscription in catalog

Inscription in catalog

Inscription in catalog

Inscription in catalog

Or, checks may be made out to Greyhound Club of America with "2020 Central Specialty Trophies" in the note and mailed to Joan L Malak, GCA Treasuruer / 5602 Bacon Road / Petersburg, MI  49270

PayPal invoices for different amounts can also be requested from Joan at majikees@cass.net

(Should the event be cancelled, all funds and donations will be used for the 2021 GCA Central/National Specialty in September, same venue)

We hope you will all consider donating to this event and thank you in advance for your generosity.


AKC Conformation \ Obedience \ Rally
Gateway Hound Club -- Two separate shows on Friday, 9/11
Three Rivers Kennel Club -- Saturday, 9/12, & Sunday, 9/13
Mid Kentucky Kennel Club -- Monday, 9/2

GCA Central Specialty will be the classes at the first (of two) Gateway Hound Club group shows on Friday (Sweepstakes and Veteran Sweepstakes also offered)

Premium list coming soon

Lure Coursing
AKC Lure Coursing will be Friday, 9/11, AT Purina Farms following the 2 hound group shows

ASFA Lure Coursing will be Saturday, 9/12, following Three Rivers Kennel Club show

Premium lists coming soon

AKC Pee Wee Class
Saturday, 9/12, for young exhibitors 5 to 9 years of age

Watch for premium list for more details

Picnic by the Pool
Saturday, 9/12

A relaxed, informal evening at the Host Motel

More details coming soon

United Kennel Club Provisional National Show for Greyhounds
This greyhound only show will follow the Three Rivers Kennel Club show on Sunday, 9/13

This show has been cancelled

Hotel Information
Host Hotel:  The Wildwood Hotel (636-733-9100)
2801 Fountain Place / Wildwood, MO

20 minutes from the show site!

Call hotel directly and ask for Greyhound Group for special price of $138
-- 2 queen beds or 1 king bed
-- Breakfast included
-- One time pet fee: $30 for 1-2 dogs in room; $60 for 3-4 dogs in room

There is a very Limited number of rooms are available at the host hotel!

GCA 2020 Central Special Facebook page
Click here for the Facebook page