Future AKC Events
Future SV Events
Futurity Ad Form

October 13 - 20
Purina Events Center
Gray Summit, Mo

(Info to Follow)

2018 GSDCA Sieger
& Breed Survey

September 27-30
Shiloh Park, Zion, IL
Entry Form

Catalog Advertising Info


(Locations at or near Lambert St. Louis Airport)

 Budget Car Rental  

Lambert-St. Louis International Airport
10482 Natural Bridge Rd
Ph: (314) 423-7497

 Enterprise Rent-A-Car

 9636 Natural Bridge Rd
St. Louis, MO 63134
Ph: (314) 427-7757


Lambert-St. Louis International Airport
10278 Natural Bridge Rd
Ph: (314) 426-7555

Thrifty Car Rental

4174 Cypress Rd
St. Ann, MO 63074
Ph: (314) 423-3737


Please read carefully as changes have been made in accordance with Purina Farm’s Requirements

  • Please note that there are NO handicapped accessible RV spaces available.
  • Preference will be given in order of reservation receipt.
  • (Main RV Lot) Full hook (30 and 50 amp electrical, water and sewer) reserved space rate is $35/night.
  • (Overflow RV Lot) 30 & 50 amp electrical service and water available to fill tanks. Reserved space rate is $25/night.
  • All reservations will be assigned spots including the Overflow RV Lot.
  • Cancellations made prior to the date of show closure will be refunded, cancellations made after show closing will not be refunded.

RV Parking Reservations can be completed in four easy steps.

Step one:  Download the RV Reservation Form

Step two:  Go to GSDCA Store, and pay for your spot.  Please print out your order confirmation.   Note:  Each spot must be paid for separately.

Step three:  Fill out your 2018 RV Reservation Form, make sure to include your order confirmation number confirming payment. Your payment confirmation will be sent to RV Chair.

Step four:   Completed form must be mailed to Terry Rock, 733 Carman Oaks Ct., Ballwin, MO.  63021 or emailed to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Questions:  Terry Rock 636-386-5544

Selling or transferring your spot (before or after closing) to someone else is prohibited.

 Exhibitor Responsibilities and Rules

  • According to new Purina Farm’s new protocol: Spot Assignment and tags for RV and vehicles will be picked up upon arrival in spot B2 between the hours of 8 am and 4 pm.
  • Only cars (max of 2 or 1 car and a tow vehicle) affiliated with the RVs parked in the spots will be allowed to park in the same spot in the RV lot. Any cars not affiliated with the RVs in the spots will be asked to move or be towed at the owner’s expense.
  • Purina Farms reserves the right to two any vehicle without proper documentation at the owner’s expense.
  • You may not leave dogs unattended in any RV or trailer overnight.
  • All towed vehicles must be detached and a 20 foot driving lane maintained.
  • You may park two standard‐sized additional vehicles in each reserved space in addition to your RV. Additional parked vehicles must display a parking tag in the windshield.
  • You may not move into your space prior to 9 am on Sunday, October 14, 2018 and must remove your RV from your space by 9:00 am Sunday, October 21, 2018 (unless you receive written permission from the RV Chair).
  • Quiet hours are from 10 pm until 6 am. Please be considerate of your neighbors during these hours. Note that no RVs will be allowed to move into spaces during these times. Anyone arriving during these hours can temporarily park in the parking lot at the outdoor agility field until 6 am when they can move to their spot in the RV lot.
  • A complete copy of Purina Farms Guest Rules will be handed out along with vehicle tags.

Recreational Vehicle and Travel Trailer Rentals

Byerly Recreational Vehicles.

They will bring the RV to the Purina Grounds and set it up for you as well as come back and pick it up!

Contact Byerly RV at: www.byerlyrv.com or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  OR call (636) 938‐2018 or 1‐800‐8‐RV‐DEAL

 M.B. Thomas RV (St. Louis, Missouri)

They will also bring the RV to the Purina Grounds and set it up for you as  well as come back and pick it up!

Weekend Delivery and pick-up.

Contact M.B. Thomas RV at (800) 392-5655


2018 National Schedule

(Subject to Change - Specific Day & Times to be Listed in Judging Program)

Fri, Oct. 12

Herding Tests/Trials 1 & 2 (A/B Course) – RottiEwe

Sat, Oct. 13

Herding Trial (C-Course) – Purina Farms

Track Plotting – Purina Farms

All Breed Agility Trial and Agility Match to follow Trial. – Great Hall

Sun, Oct. 14

All Breed Tracking Trial – Purina Farms

Herding Trial (C-Course) – Purina Farms

All Breed Agility Trial – Great Hall

Mon, Oct. 15

Agility Trial – GSDs only – Great Hall

Herding Instinct Test (round pen) – Purina Farms

Herding Instinct Tending Test – Purina Farms

Tues, Oct.16

GSDCA Specialty Show Before the National (Outdoors, regardless of weather) – Main Show Field

GSDCA Temperament Test – Purina Farms

Agility Trial – GSDs only – Great Hall

Agility “Top 20” Fourth Annual Invitational (after Trial) – Great Hall

Presentations-Agility Victor/Victrix, Agility Top 20 Winner – Great Hall

Wed, Oct. 17

Futurity & Amateur Futurity Finals (8:00 a.m., Outdoors regardless of weather) – Main Show Field

Purina Presentation - Best In Futurity Breeder – Main Show Field

Maturity & Am. Maturity Finals - after Futurity finals (outdoors, regardless of weather) – Main Show Field

Versatility Conformation Sweepstakes – Main Show Field

GSDC of St. Louis Obedience & Rally, GSDs only – Gateway Hall

Educational Programs – (see schedule)

Coursing Ability Test – Herding Field

Farm Dog Certification – Herding Field

Member Hospitality – Great Hall

2017 Top 10 Stud Dog/Brood Bitch Presentation Class – Great Hall

Stud Dog/Brood Bitch Presentation (NEW) – Great Hall

Thur, Oct.18

Opening Ceremonies & Regional Club Parade (7:30 a.m.) – Great Hall

Presentation/Herding Victor or Vx, Tracking Qualifiers – Great Hall

Conformation Judging, National Specialty:

Dog & Bitch Classes in Rotation, (beginning with 4-6 Beginner Puppy
followed by 6-9 Puppy thru Novice)

*See note below – Great Hall

Obedience and Rally, GSDs Only – Gateway Hall

Coursing Ability Test – Herding Field

Rescue Dog Presentation – Great Hall

Parade of Greats – Great Hall

Top 20 Presentation – Great Hall

GSDCA Annual Meeting & Club Awards, 8:00p.m – Founder’s Room

Fri, Oct. 19

Conformation Judging:

(balance of regular classes/Winners Dog/Winners Bitch followed by Veterans)

*See note below – Great Hall

Obedience and Rally, GSDs Only – Gateway Hall

Gold Page Luncheon – Founders Room

Sat. Oct. 20

Departed Members Remembrance – Great Hall

Conformation Judging:  Best of Breed (Select Dogs) – Great Hall

Junior Showmanship. – Great Hall

Obedience & Rally Presentations (during break) – Great Hall

Award of Excellence Presentation (during break) – Great Hall

Conformation Judging:  Best of Breed (Select Bitches) – Great Hall

Best of Breed/Best Opposite/Best of Winners, Best Puppy;
Best Bred-By, Joan Ford Memorial Trophy Presentation – Great Hall

Banquet Dinner – Purina Events Center

Sun. Oct. 21

GSDCA Board Meeting – Founders Room

*Entry totals will determine class scheduling


(Please confirm rules and terms with each Hotel in advance.)



Holiday Inn Six Flags
4901 Six Flags Road
Eureka, Missouri  63025

$119.95 + tax for standard room with 2 queen or 1 king bed
$189.95 + tax for suite
Mention GSDCA for these rates. These reduced rates by phone only
Max 4 dogs per room, $30 one time non-refundable show fee applies

Comfort Inn

Comfort Inn
1320 Thornton Street
Pacific, MO 63069

$107.10 + tax two double beds, $107.10 + tax king
Mention GSDCA Block  for reduced rate
additional guest fee – pet fees. A 4:00p.m. hold time applies

Budget Lodging
866 South Outer Road
St. Clair, MO 63077

Block of Rooms: GSDCA

Rates vary depending on room type from - $94.44 to $104.44
No Pet Fee if you agree to Dog Policy (link below)

Fenced in Dog Yard, Plenty of grass,

Link to Dog Policy: https://www.budgetlodging.com/promotions/hotel-owner-dog-owner-agreement.html


Super 8
1015 East Main Street
Union, MO 63084

$89.88 per night – Sunday thru Thursday - $109.00 Friday & Saturday night
$10 Pet Fee per night per pet, limit 2 pets per room, ask about multiple night discount on pet fee Plenty of grass,

MUST call Hotel direct to get these rates.


Super 8
2081 Eckelkamp Ct.,
Washington, MO 63090

$72.15 + tax – Sun thru Thurs. $93.40 + tax Fri & Sat.
$10 Pet Fee (per pet per night- max 2 pets per room)  Plenty of grass,

MUST call Hotel direct to get these rates.