2017 National Specialty


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September 12th to 16th

Sweepstakes, Jr. Handler and Conformation have been moved to Thursday, Sept 14th

The Gateway Hound Club will hosting a Hound Group Specialty show on Friday 

Dates: September 12th through 16th, 2017

Location: Purina Farms:  200 Checkerboard Drive, Gray Summit, MO 63039

(Refer to the 2009 Summer T.E page 12 for information on the members vote for default location.)


Valeria Hamilton (TN)   ——- Regular Conformation, Juniors, 4-6 month Puppy Class

Alicia Kittrell (CA)  ———— Sweepstakes

Pam Johnson  (MD)  ———– Agility

Russell Hornfisher (TN) — Rally Obedience

———— AKC Lure Coursing

———— AKC JC/QC

———— ASFA Lure Coursing

Links” will go “Live” as items/information become available

Specialty Committee:

IHCUS Specialty Committee and Email addresses

Events Schedule:

Tentative Schedule of Events

 Trophy Sponsorship’s & Other N.S. Items

      • Trophy Sponsorship & Donations  (Via the IHCUS Store)
      • Link to all National Specialty Items available in the IHCUS Store


      • Catalog Ad Orders (via the IHCUS store)
      • Catalog Pre-orders (via the IHCUS store)

Banquet & Auction Information


        • IHCUS Annual Banquet — Thursday, September 14, 2017
        • Banquet Reservations (via the IHCUS store)


      • Being Held during the IHCUS Annual Banquet — Thursday, September 14, 2017
      • The Banquet and Auction are being held at the “HOST HOTEL”
      • Any questions email: national_auction@ihcus.org

IHCUS Would Like to Thank the Following 2017 Auction Donors:

2017 National Specialty Apparel

Health Clinics

      • Health Clinic Registration (via the IHCUS store)

Parade of Honors

      • Parade of Honors Registration (via the IHCUS store)

Host Hotel Information

Holiday Inn at Six Flags
(636) 938-6661
Download hotel information

Show Site Info

RV Parking reservations will open as of July 1st….

Send in your reservation early in order to get a spot.  There are 5 clubs hosting their National Specialty this year

        • RV Overnight_Parking_2017 — Word Document
        • RV Overnight_Parking_2017 — PDF Document
        • Reserved Grooming Form

Premium Lists

(Entries and Pre-Entries Close 08/26/2016 except where noted)

Superintendent (Foy Trent) Foy Trent Upcoming Shows
Gateway Hound Club Premium List View Gateway PL – PDF
Three Rivers Premium List View Three Rivers PL – PDF
Specialty Premium List
(for Conformation, Rally, Obedience, Sweepstakes, 4-6 month puppy classes)
Download PL2017 Ibizan National Specialty – PDF
Agility – All Breed (entries close 8/29/2017)
  • Download Premium List – PDF– PDF
  • Download Premium List – Word – MS Word  (Fillable entry form)
AKC Lure Coursing
(DOS entries accepted)The
  • AKC L.C. Premium List – PDF
  • AKC L.C. Premium List – Word
  •                      (Fillable entry form)
ASFA Lure Coursing
Saturday   (DOS entries accepted)
  • ASFA L.C. Premium List– PDF
  • ASFA L.C. Premium List
  •           Word  (Fillable entry form)
  • Download PDF Premium List – PDF
Canine Good Citizen Test (CGC)
and the
Community Canine Good Citizen Test (CGC-A)
  • .
  • PDF Download information Sheet



Performance Events

Lure Coursing: A group shot (by photographer Penny McNeil), will be taken of all handlers/owners/dogs that are available at the Lure Coursing Field. The picture will be taken before the ribbons are awarded at both AKC and the ASFA Trials.

Purina Fuel the Champion
Purina Sponsored Trophies

Purina will be sponsoring the following trophies (in addition to the trophies donated by or sponsored by individuals).

Best of Breed
Best of Opposite
Winners Dog
Winners Bitch
Best Owner-Handler Series
Best in Puppy Sweepstakes
Best in Veteran Sweepstakes
Conformation Class Winners
High In Trial (Obedience)
High In Trial (Rally)
Rally Qualifiers
High In Trial (Agility)
Best of Breed – IH AKC Lure Coursing
Best in Event – IH ASFA Lure Coursing
Lure Coursing (Class winners)
Best Junior Handler


  • AKC Lure Coursing Results – PDF File
  • ASFA Lure Coursing Results – PDF File
  • AKC Agility Results – Tuesday – PDF File
  • AKC Agility Results – Wednesday – PDF File
  • Catalog & Results for Conformation / Rally / Obed Results – PDF File
  • 3 Rivers KC Supported Entry Results – Saturday – PDF File
  • 3 Rivers KC Supported Entry Results –  Sunday – PDF File