Fall Back into Fun at the 2018 GSCA National Specialty!
October 8-14, 2018
All events outdoors (except Agility) Purina Farms, Gray Summit, MO
Show Chair: Howard Postovit


Please contact Howard if interested in helping at the show.

Please send auction items to Debbie Dayton

State raffle baskets needed! Represent your state with items your state is known for.

Donations and sponsorship's should be mailed to Sheila Lietz.

Fund Raising Chair is Brenda Cejka.

Merchandise: Laurie Mason

Questions: Howard Postovit: hrpostovit@aol.com or Kim Demchak: goldhunt@wildblue.net

Tentative Schedule (subject to change):

  • October 8-9: Agility trials hosted by the ABdFC
  • October 8-9: GSCA National Tracking Trial
  • October 10: 1st Regional & National Obedience & Rally trials; All Breed Barn Hunt Session 1
  • October 11: 2nd Regional Obedience & Rally trial, Judges Education; All Breed Barn Hunt Sessions 2 & 3
  • October 12: 1st Regional Sweepstakes and Specialty Show; Member Judges Education
  • October 13: National Sweepstakes and Specialty, Awards Banquet
  • October 14: 2nd Regional Specialty


  • 1st Regional: Sweepstakes – Ginny Maese; Regular Classes - Harry (Butch) Schulman
  • National Specialty: Sweepstakes – Abby Patrizio; Regular Classes – Olga Gagne
  • 2nd Regional: Regular Classes – Thomas Parrotti
  • Obedience/Rally: Regional 1 - James Comunale; National OB/RAL & Regional 2 (the next day) – Virginia Kinion
  • Tracking: Laura Feldt & Terri Schmitt
  • Barn Hunt: Mrs. Linda Hurst
  • National Junior Showmanship - Jennifer (Duhon) Rutkas
  • Agility: TBD

Premium List

Wednesday - Sunday October 10 - October 14, 2018.

Purina Farms 200 Checkerboard Dr, Gray Summit MO 63039

For more information please click here

TRACKING – Monday (Set up) & Tuesday (Trial Day)

The GCSA will be hosting an official Tracking Trial at Purina Farms. Open to all breeds, limited runs.

Note: per AKC regulations, Olga Gagne, a Canadian Judge, cannot judge the Junior Handler Class(es). Jennifer (Duhon) Rutkas, will be judging Juniors at the National on October 13.

For more information please click here

AGILITY – Monday & Tuesday

Hosted by the ABdFC.

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BARN HUNT – Wednesday & Thursday

**The Barn Hunt Event is Full**

Giant Schnauzer Club of America Barn Hunt

Join us for 3 All Breed sessions of Barn Hunt. For more information, contact Kim Demchak at goldhunt@wildblue.net.

For more information click here


For every $25 donated to the Trophy Fund, you will receive one ticket to the Chris Christensen XTREME dryer raffle (valued at $350)!

MEALS Banquet – Saturday 6:30 pm The annual Banquet will be at in the Founders Room of the Purina Event Center.

Banquet Reservations must be received by September 19. Per Purina limitations banquet tickets cannot be sold at the door

Grooming Space – Help us keep our show site clean. Spaces with electricity are available under cover in the Grooming Tent. Cost for the week is $40 for each 10 x 10 space and $25 for each 5 x 10 space. Note: limited free grooming space is available on a first come, first served basis.
RV Parking - RV parking will be available on-site next to the outdoor show rings. RV Parking will be available next to the Outdoor Show Ring ONLY (no parking at the Building will be allowed) beginning October 8th. The lot has 24 hour entry access. RV Rental Dealers: - Byerly (800) 878-3325 - M.B. Thomas (800) 392-5655
Campground Available that accept dogs: - Jellystone Park Campground - 5300 Fox Creek Rd., Eureka MO 63025 (636) 938-5925 - KOA Campground –18475 Old US Hwy 66, Eureka, MO 63025 (636) 257-3018 - Robertsville State Park – 902 State Park Dr., Robertsville, MO 63072 (636) 257-3788 - Pin Oak Creek –1302 Highway AT, Villa Ridge, MO 63089 (636) 451-5656
Local Airport: Lambert St. Louis Airport Directions: Take I-70 W to I-270 S (Exit 232), then take I-44 W (Exit 5B). Take MO-100 E (Exit 253) and turn right. Turn left onto MO-MM. Purina Farms is about 2 miles on the left.
2018 GSCA National Specialty Reservation Form to download a copy Click Here
2018 GSCA Specialties Entry Form to download a copy Click Here
2018 GSCA National Specialty Merchandise Order Form to download a copy Click Here
2018 GSCA National Specialty Chris Christensen Systems Kool Dry Xtreme Raffle
GSCA National Specialty Chris Christensen Systems Kool Dry Xtreme Raffle 2018