Entries Close: 12 Noon (Eastern), Wednesday, August 24, 2005 at the Superintendent’s Office after which time entries cannot be accepted, canceled or substituted, except as provided for in Chapter 11, Section 6 of the “Rules Applying to Dog Shows”.


National Specialty Show
(Member Club of the American Kennel Club)
Hosted by the Potomac Valley Golden Retriever Club, Inc.

September 23 to October 1, 2005

Judging Schedule

Agility Trials

Junior Showmanship

Rally Trial

Certificate of Conformation Assessment National Specialty Show Sweepstakes
Field Trial Obedience Trial Tracking Test

Hunt Test

Parades: Titleholders - Rescue

Working Certificate Test

Allstar Event Complex (Indoors)
2638 Emmitsburg Road, Gettysburg, PA

Friday and Saturday, September 23 and 24 (Hunt Test)
Sunday, September 25 (WC/WCX)
Sunday, September 25 (Certificate of Conformation Assessment)
Sunday, September 25 (Agility Trial #1)
Monday, September 26 (Agility Trial #2)
Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, September 26, 27, and 28 (Field Trial)
Tuesday, September 27 (Sweepstakes and Veteran Sweepstakes)
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, September 28 – October 1 (Conformation)
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, September 28, 29, 30 (Obedience) Please note there is only ONE obedience trial to be held over three days
Friday, September 30 (Rally)
Saturday, October 1 (Junior Showmanship)
Show hours: 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.


Notice to Exhibitors



Companion Events



RSVP Form (pdf)

Educational Programs

Schedule of Events


Show Site

General Rules


GRCA Meetings


Hospitality Information

What to See & Do



ENTRY FEES (including $.50 AKC recording fee and $1.50 AKC Event Service Fee)
First class in which dog is entered regular & non-regular classes             $32.00
Each additional entry for the same dog  $22.00
Stud dog and Brood Bitch        $32.00
Conformation Brace as a Unit (dog need not be entered in another class)           $32.00
Obedience Brace and Team as Units     $32.00
Junior Showmanship, per entry $16.00
Sweepstakes &Veteran Sweepstakes   $22.00
When a dog is entered in more than one class the highest priced class is considered the first entry.
Please do not send the following entry forms to Bob Peters Dog Shows
Parade of Rescue Goldens        Free
Parade of Titleholders   $25.00

ENTRY FEES FOR RALLY (including $3.00 AKC recording fee)
First Rally class in which dog is entered             $32.00
Each additional entry of same dog in trial           $22.00
 (See individual premium lists for entry fee information for the Field Trial, Agility Trials, Hunt Tests, Tracking Tests, Certificate of Conformation Assessment, and WC/WCX tests.)

All rights to TELEVISE, VIDEOTAPE, ADVERTISE, PHOTOGRAPH, PROMOTE & otherwise exploit this event are vested in the GRCA or in persons to whom assignments of such rights have been made in writing by the club. All persons & animals on the Show Grounds at any time while the show is in progress, do by attending this show or participating therein, grant the club the right to photograph, televise, videotape, audiotape or otherwise use their likeness & voice in any manner without further release or consent.

The General Chair and Judges Hospitality will not enter or handle any dogs either owned or co-owned by them in any competitive class at this National Specialty.  All other club members, including members of the show committee, are free to handle in any class at this event.