Puli Club of America

September 22-26, 2011
PCA 56th National Specialty
Purina Farms
Gray Summit, MO

Host Hotel:
Holiday Inn @ Six Flags
Front Desk:
4901 Six Flags Road Fax:  636-938-6661
Eureka, MO 63205 Toll-free:  800-782-8108

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Confirmation Premium List
Obedience and Rally Info  Premium List
Agility Premium List
Herding Premium List    Herding Entry Form


"The Gateway Cluster"
   The PCA National will be held in conjunction with this All-Breed cluster.
   Host clubs:
    ●  St. Louis Dog Breeders Association (Fri Sept 23)
    ●  Spirit of the Heartland Kennel Club (Sat Sept 24)
    ●  Jefferson County Kennel Club of Missouri (Sun Sept 25)

Purina Farms Event Center 
200 Checkerboard Dr & Highway MM
Gray Summit, MO 63039
Map of Grounds

Conformation Superintendent:
  Onofrio Dog Shows, L.L.C.
  PO Box 25764
  Oklahoma City, OK 73125-0764
  (405) 427-8181   
Entries close Wed. Sept 7, 2011
Obedience/Rally Superintendent:
Foy Trent Dog Shows LLC
  P.O. Box C
  Surgeon, MO 65284
  (573) 881-2655

Entries close Wed. Sept 7, 2011
Agility Superintendent
ABBA Dogs,  Lorie Abbott
  2144 Broadmoor St.
  Livermore, CA 94551

Entries close Sat. Sept 10, 2011
  Puli Club of America
  Prem. List will be available soon
  Check this page

Entries close Fri. Sept 9, 2011

PCA National Chairperson: Nancy Donahue

Tentative Schedule 


Thursday, September 22, 2011

7:30am PCA/Ibizan Hound Club Obedience and Rally Trial - Purina Farms - Rally first, followed by Obedience
     Judge: Virginia Kinion
Obedience/Rally Premium List
2:00-4:00 pm PCA Board Meeting - Missouri Room (members invited)

7 pm

Welcome party followed by members education. 
  Health Presentation "DM - Degenerative Myelopathy"
Liz A. Hansen, Animal Molecular Genetics Lab, University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine
Learn about this disease that has shown up in our breed, how to test for it, and its implications in breeding programs.

Friday, September 23, 2011

AM PCA Designated Specialty - Purina Farms (we have requested a 10am ring time)
        Designated Specialty Regular Classes Judge: TBD
      Sweepstakes Judge: Judi Bendt
PM Judges Education - Conference Room in Visitor Center, Purina Farms

Saturday, September 24, 2011

AM PCA Designated Specialty (National) - Purina Farms (we have requested an 11am ring time)
        Designated Specialty Regular Classes Judge:  Judith Goodin
        Sweepstakes Judge: John Whitton (UK)
       The National Specialty conformation classes will be filmed by Purebred Studios.
     The DVD can be ordered online (click here) or use the order form in Specialty flyer.
6:30 - 10:30pm Banquet and Annual Meeting - Missouri & Mississippi Rooms, Holiday Inn
     A special meal is offered as a dinner buffet, with a selection of beef, chicken
     as well as a vegetarian option, and will include beverage.  A cash bar will also
     be available.  Deadline to purchase Banquet tickets is Friday September 9.
     Click here to order online or print order form

Sunday, September 25, 2011

AM PCA Designated Specialty - Purina Farms  (we have requested a 9am ring time)
        Judges:  TBD
PM PCA Agility Trial - Puli only (Start time is dependent on Conformation ring time)
     Judge: Craig Josling
     All classes - Standard, JWW and FAST will be offered. 
Agility Premium List

Monday, September 26, 2011

9am Herding - 2 tests in one day for HT, PT and Instinct Test - Purina Farms
     If both tests are successful, a title can be earned in one day
     Entries for Instinct Test accepted on Day Of, up to 15 entries per test maximum
     For more info, email Linore      Herding Premium List    Herding Entry Form


There is limited reserved grooming space and the cluster will make every effort to place all PCA members together.  The grooming reservation form will be in the premium list and is due by the closing date. Please mention on the form that you are with the Puli Club of America.

Host Hotel
Holiday Inn @ Six Flags
is a full service hotel.  It is approximately 10 miles to the show site.  The rate is $99.00 plus tax per night.  A $30.00 onetime non-refundable dog fee applies.  Maximum of 4 dogs per room.  Approximately one month prior, all guests will be required to pay a $100.00 deposit that goes towards the balance of their stay.  If reservation is cancelled less than 2 weeks prior to arrival this deposit is non-refundable.   There are plenty of grassy areas for our dogs as well as a bathing area with raised tubs and fully stocked with towels.  Please mention you are with the Puli Club of America when making your reservations.

Be sure to read the PCA Room Responsibility Policy.  

Click here for other lodging options

Show Site
Located 45 miles southwest of St. Louis in Gray Summit, MO, Purina Farms is handy to reach from Interstate 44. Simply turn north at the Gray Summit exit (Exit 253) on Interstate 44, and travel two blocks on Missouri Highway 100. Go left on County Road MM, and the entrance to Purina Farms is one mile on the left.

RV Parking
There are seventy-six RV parking spaces located behind the Purina Event Center, with 50 amp hookups, sewer and water. The current fee for parking is $25.00 per night. Reservation form will be in the premium list, the Specialty flyer and online (click here) and will be due by the closing date.  Mention on the reservation form that you are with the Puli Club of America and the cluster will make every effort to put members together. 

Lambert-St. Louis International Airport to Holiday Inn:

Lambert- St. Louis International Airport
Approximately 35 miles from the host hotel

Driving Directions
From Airport to Hotel (33.6 miles)

From Google Maps
      Head northwest on Main Terminal toward Lambert International Blvd (go 0.2 mi)
      Turn left at Lambert International Blvd (go 492 ft)
      Merge onto I-70 W via the ramp to Rental Car Return (go 3.5 mi)
      Take exit 232A-232B to merge onto I-270 S toward Memphis (14.5 mi)
      Take exit 5B to merge onto I-44 W/US-50 W toward US-50 W/Tulsa (go 14.6 mi)
      Take exit 261 for Six Flags Rd toward I-44 BUS (go 0.3 mi)
      Turn right at Allenton Rd/Allenton 6 Flags Rd (go 0.3 mi)

From Hotel to Show Site (10.4 miles)
From Google Maps
      Head southeast on Allenton Rd/Allenton 6 Flags Rd toward Fox Creek Rd (go 0.2 mi)
      Slight right to merge onto I-44 W/US-50 W (go 8.0 mi)
      Take exit 253 for I-44 BUS/MO-100 E toward Gray Summit (go 0.2 mi)
      Turn right at MO-100 E (go 0.4 mi)
      Take the 1st left onto Hwy Mm/State Hwy Mm (go 1.2 mi)
      Turn left at 4 Square Dr (go 0.2mi)
      Turn left at Checkerboard Dr (go 0.2)



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