2021 GCA WESTERN/NATIONAL SPECIALTY
6/24/2021 - 6/27/2021
4 days -- 4+ shows -- 1 site
Where: Clackamas County Fairgrounds / 694 NE 4th Ave. / Canby, OR
Plus specialty and all-breed lure coursing trials close by (FOR THE SAFETY OF DOGS AND PEOPLE, COURSING TRIALS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO HEAT WAVE)
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The 2021 GCA Western/National Specialty is now over. Congratulations to the winners and thank you to all the participants and to everyone that worked so hard to make this show a success.
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2021 GCA Western/National Specialty Barbecue
When: Saturday, June 26, 2021, starting at 1 PM (don't worry about arriving later!)
Where: 39048 Montgomery Drive / Scio, OR
Details from Lisa Stine about the barbecue:
2021 GCA Western/National Specialty Specialty Lure Coursing Trial
Saturday, June 26, 2021
With the safety of dogs and people foremost in our minds, we have decided to cancel the lure coursing trial. All entry fees will be refunded.
BUT, THE BARBECUE IS STILL ON!
Click here for details
For more information about the site email or call Lisa Stine (408-230-0912)
CATALOG SALE INFORMATION
There are a limited number of catalogs available.
Purchase your catalog in advance to be sure you get one!
Reserved catalog, pick up at show: $10
Catalog purchased and mailed within U.S.: $15
Marked catalog purchased and mailed within U.S: $20
Contact Helen Hamilton for shipment to locations outside the U.S. Once cost has been determined a PayPal invoice will be issued.
A very limited number of marked catalogs are still available to be mailed.
The cost for each catalog is $20.
Or send a check (indicate on check that payment is for 2021 Western catalog) made out to Greyhound Club of America to:
Joan L. Malak, GCA Treasurer
5602 Bacon Road
Petersburg, MI 49270
2021 GCA Western/National Specialty Dinner
Join us for dinner at Helen Hamilton's house served at 6:00 PM
(7079 SW Montgomery Way / Wilsonville, Or 97070)
Dinner will be catered by a local icon restaurant, McMenamins and will consist of:
- Rolls and Butter
- Cascadia Spinach Salad with bacon, white cheddar, tomato, chopped egg and maple-stout vinaigrette
- Lemon and Herb Roasted Chicken
- Garlic Roasted Broccolini
- Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes
- Salted Caramel Tart (dark chocolate and Oregon hazelnuts)
Cost for dinner is $30/person
Be ready to celebrate and BYOB
The GCA Western/National Specialty dinner is at a residential home so parking will be somewhat limited. The house is on a dead end street with a cul de sac turn around. Maximum length for an RV is 30-33 ft. It is STRONGLY recommended people car pool if at all possible.
Dogs are welcome but must be crated or in an ex-pen and monitored. A fenced two acre field is available if people want to let their dogs loose to exercise.
22021 GCA Western Specialty Trophy Donations
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.
PayPal invoices for different amounts can also be requested from Joan at firstname.lastname@example.org
(Should the event be cancelled, all funds and donations will be used for the 2022 GCA Western Specialty)
We hope you will all consider donating to this event and thank you in advance for your generosity.
Pacific Northwest Greyhound Club Regional Specialty
Thursday, June 24 2021
Conformation judge: Ms. Dianne Kroll
Sweepstakes judge: Ms. Antonette “Toni” Mendenhall
This is the first regional specialty for this breed club!
Show Superintendent: BaRay Event Services
Lure Coursing Information
2 TRIALS - 2 DAYS - SAME SITE -- CANCELLED DUE TO HEAT WAVE
Oakview Ranch /39048 Montgomery Dr. / Scio, OR (approximately 1 hour from the show site)
For more information about the site, email or call Lisa Stine (408-230-0912)
Greyhound Specialty AKC Lure Coursing Trial -- CANCELLED
Saturday, June 26th, 1 pm (after greyhound judging at CKC)
Chintimini Kennel Club All-Breed Lure Coursing Trial (Greyhound entry supported by GCA) -- CANCELLED
Sunday, June 27th -- Greyhounds will go later in the order to give time for those who want to show in the morning
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
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
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
Host Hotel: Budget Lodging (636-629-1000)
866 S. Outer Rd. / St. Clair, MO
20 minutes from the show site!
-- Fenced in grass area for the hounds!
-- All outdoor entrances to rooms
-- Outside swimming pool
-- $99.44/night (2 double beds)
-- $109.44/night (1 king bed)
In order to receive the special nightly rate, reservations must be made prior to September 1st and mention Greyhounds
A $25 PER NIGHT PET FEE WILL BE WAIVED ONLY IF YOU BOOK DIRECTLY WITH THE HOTEL
RV Parking Information
Click here for RV parking information
Click here for information about reserved grooming
GCA 2020 Central Special Facebook page
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