3/16/2023 - 3/19/2023

Kentucky Exposition Center
West Wing, West Hall & The Pavilion
937 Phillips Lane / Louisville, KY
Click here for the Kentuckiana Cluster website

4 days -- 4+ shows -- 1 site
Conformation, junior handling, National Owner Handler, 4-6 month Puppy Shows, Dock Diving, Matches, health clinics, and more!


3/1/2023 -- Closing date for conformation shows & many other activities (check premium list)

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


2023 GCA Central Specialty
Saturday, March 18th 2023
(Classes at the Evansville Kennel Club show are designated as the Specialty)

Conformation - Bryan Martin (Oregon)
Sweepstakes - Claire Newcombe
Junior Showmanship - Mrs. Coady-Kabel
Hound Group - Bonnie Linnell Clarke
Owner-Handled Hound Group - John Constantine-Amodei
Best in Show - Harry H. (Butch) Schulman
Owner-Handled Best in Show - Adam Stafford King

Click here for the premium list

Click here for the judging program

Show Superintendent:  MB-F

Specialty show starts in approximately


We are accepting trophy donations at 4 levels. Everyone who donates will be listed 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 "2023 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

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


AKC Conformation \ Obedience \ Rally
Mid-Kentucky Kennel Club -- Thursday, 3/16
Louisville Kennel Club -- Friday, 3/17
Evansville Kennel Club -- Saturday, 3/18
Greater Louisville Training Club --  Saturday, 3/18
Louisville Kennel Club -- Sunday, 3/19

GCA Central Specialty will be the classes at the Evansville Kennel Club show on Saturday (Sweepstakes and Veteran Sweepstakes also offered)

Click here for the premium list for all shows

Owner-Handled Series
Offered all four days!
Remember to check the box near the bottom of the entry form.

4 & Under 6 Months Puppy Competition

Thursday, 3/16, and Friday, 3/17 only

AKC Sanctioned Matches
Wednesday, 3/15, at 4:00 PM

'B' Conformation Match

OB & Rally Matches

Health Clinics

Cardiac Clinic
Auscultations & Echocardiograms
March 16-18, 2023
Check premium list for times and contact info

OFA Eye Clinic
Friday, 3/17, & Saturday, 3/18
8 AM to 4 PM
No pre-registration necessary


GCA Greyhounds for Junior Handling Seminar
Friday, 3/17

ADSJ Advanced Judges Institute
March 16-19, 2023

5 days of FastCAT!
March 15 - 19, 2023
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Barn Hunt
4 days - 7 trials
March 16-19, 2023
Entries open 2/1/2023
Entries close 3/1/2023
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Dock Diving
Qualifier for Regional Championships
March 16-19, 2023

Want to try it out?
Try-its will be allowed as space and time permit. Try-its cost $10 for two tickets and each dog will be given 3 minutes on the dock.
Click here for more information

CGC & Trick Dog
When: Thursday, 3/16, and Friday, 3/17 only
9 AM to 12 Noon & 1 PM to 3 PM
Where: Newmarket Hall, Kentucky Expo Center

Prepaid entries will be given priority when they arrive for testing.
Day of event entries will be accepted if time allows.

AKC Pee Wee Class
Saturday, 3/18

This is for young exhibitors 5 years old & under 9

Check premium list for more information

Entries limited to 12 Participants

Itty Bitty Plush Dog Class
Saturday, March 18, 2023

This is for all new dog show exhibitors 5 years of age and under. Please feel free to bring your own special PLUSH dog and leash or the Cluster will have PLUSH dogs available at ringside ready for a youngster to show off their handling ability.

For more information contact: Betsy Reiter (breiter502@msn.co), Juniors Chairperson Kentuckiana Cluster

Entries Limited to 15 Participants

Hotel Information
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


GCA 2020 Central Special Facebook page
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