Upcoming GCA Specialties and Supported Entries

2021 GCA Western/National Specialty

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When: June 25, 2021

Where: Clackamas County Fairgrounds / 694 NE 4th Ave. / Canby, OR

Superintendent: BaRay Event Services

Judges

  • Conformation - Joan Goldstein
  • Sweepstakes - Vicky Cook

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Additional shows:

  • Pacific Northwest Greyhound Club - June 24th, 2021*
  • Clackamas Kennel Club - June 26th & 27th, 2021

*This is the first regional specialty for this breed club!

Lure Coursing -- CANCELLED DUE TO HEAT WAVE

  • GCA Specialty Lure Coursing Trial - June 26th, 2021
  • All AKC Sighthound Lure Coursing Trial - June 27th, 2021

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2021 GCA Central/National Specialty

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When: September 17, 2021

Where: Purina Farms

Superintendent:  Foy Trent Dog Shows

Judges:

  • Conformation - Pat Trotter
  • Sweepstakes - Mary Trubek

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Additional shows

  • Three Rivers Kennel Club - September 18 & 19, 2021
  • Also AKC and ASFA Lure Coursing

Make reservations early! Limited rooms available at host hotel!

Supported entry
2021 Morris & Essex Kennel Club

When: October 6, 2021

Where: Colonial Park / Franklin Township / 538 Elizabeth Avenue / Somerset, NJ

Entries close: Friday, September 17, 2021 at noon or when entry limit of 4,455 dogs is reached

Breed judge: Fred Vogel (judge change)
Group judge: Mr. Michael J. Dougherty
Best in show judge: Mr. Desmond J. Murphy

Superintendent: MB-F

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2021 GCA Eastern Specialty

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When: October 9, 2021

Where: Devon Dog Show Association at Ludwigs Corner Horse Show / Rte 100 / Ludwigs Corner, PA

Superintendent: MB-F

Judges (pending AKC approval):

  • Conformation - Barbara Henderson
  • Sweepstakes - Bruce Clark

Note: There will be ringside mentoring during Greyhound Specialty judging as well as a judges' hands-on education seminar presented by Maureen Lucas & Sue Lackey. To register or for more information contact Sue Lackey (703-489-8282)

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Supported entries
Catonsville Kennel Club and National Capital Kennel Club

When: October 15 & 16, 2021 - Catonsville Kennel Club
When: October 17, 2021 - National Capital Kennel Club

Where: Howard County Fairgrounds / 2210 Fairgrounds Rd / West Friendship, MD

Entries close: Friday, September 17, 2021 at noon or when entry limit of 4,455 dogs is reached

Friday's breed judge: Nancy Dougherty
Saturday's breed judge: Nina Van Camp
Sunday's breed judge: Patti Clark

Superintendent: MB-F

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2022 GCA Eastern Specialty

When: October 14, 2022

Where: Legions Stadium, 2149 Carolina Beach Rd., Wilmington, NC

(Hanover Kennel Club all breed shows on 10/15 & 10/16/2022)

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Specialty Proposals

Please view the requirements for a proposal here.
Proposals for specialties and supported entries should be sent to Dani Edgerton. Contact Dani Edgerton at dani.edgerton@gmail.com if you need assistance or more information.

The GCA Board is looking for proposals for the following specialties:
2022 --  Central & Western
2023 -- Eastern, Central, & Western/National