Show Prep Classes

Obedience and Rally Show Prep Classes

New Dates as of Jan 4, 2023:
Saturday, March 11
Sunday, April 9 -Easter Sunday
Saturday, May 6
Saturday, June 3 – Tentative

Sunday, June 11 – Date change


New Dates as of Jan 4, 2023:
Sunday, March 12 – Daylight Saving Time begins
Saturday, April 8
Sunday, May 7
Sunday, June 4 – Tentative
Saturday, June 10 – Date change

Pre-registration is required for all classes in both Obedience and Rally.  

Please note the entry procedure for Obedience Show Prep AND the changes that will apply in 2023.

The building is located at 9911 East 63rd Street in Raytown MO.  It is heated and air-conditioned. Chairs are available or bring your own. Limited crating space is available.  As always, please remember any non-entered dogs shall be crated in the back room.

Show Prep Classes are used to simulate a trial but in a more relaxed atmosphere. Treats, toys, additional commands, and/or praise are allowed. When time permits, handlers may repeat exercises, parts of exercises, or rally stations.

OBEDIENCE: Utility begins at 8:00 or 8:30, followed by Open, Novice, and Beginner Novice.
The cost to enter is $7.00 for non-members and $6.00 for members.

Entry Deadline: 

12:00 Noon on Wednesday before Show Prep weekend. This includes a change from one class to a different class. 

All participants MUST sign the club waiver when they enter the building.

Obedience Only – NEW!!! Sign up using the online form.
Please – No email, text or paper entries.   

Online Entry:

  • Complete online GKCDTC Obedience Entry Form
    • One dog per entry.  If you show multiple dogs, submit multiple entries
    • A confirmation email will be sent immediately upon submission.
  • When you arrive for Obedience Show Prep, sign the waiver and pay the fee.
  • Helpers – Please include that you want to help, in which class(es), and how you want to help.  Volunteers get one free run.

Pre-registration by is required for all entries. Each dog may have a maximum of two (2) runs, either in the same class or in two (2) different classes.  For each run, one (1) exercise may be repeated.  All other exercises have only one (1) attempt and may not be repeated.  This keeps things moving in a timely fashion, in consideration and respect for the volunteers and other teams waiting their turn.
Note: Special arrangements may be made when preparing for both UKC and AKC trials.

For further information contact

RALLY: Master class begins at 9:00, followed by Excellent, Advanced, Intermediate, and Novice. Pre-registration is required for all levels. Each entry gets two (2) runs with a maximum of four (4) runs per dog, any combination of levels. The cost to enter is $7.00 (2 runs) for non-members and $6.00 (2 runs) for members.

All participants MUST sign the club waiver when they enter the building.

Email entries are preferred although Rally Show Prep is still accepting paper entries.  If you mail an entry for Rally, it must arrive no later than the Wednesday prior to Rally Show Prep.  The mailing address is: 

GKCDTC Rally Show Prep
9911 East 63rd Street
Raytown MO  64133

For further information contact 

RALLY SHOW PREP CLASS – The COVID waiver is on page 2

COVID-19 Waiver