Face coverings, especially face masks, are required for everyone in the GKCDTC building.  The latest info from the CDC states that face masks are more effective than face shields at containing and reducing the spread of respiratory particles in the air.

February 28 TDX

The 68th Tracking Dog Excellent test will be held at Smithville Lake Recreation Area on February 28th.
This is a six dog test.
Judges are Ellen Lash and Sandy McMillian with closing on February 17th.

February TDX 2021

March 7 TD

The 82nd Tracking Dog test will be held at Smithville Lake Recreation area on March 7th.
This is a ten track test.
Judges are Neida Heusinkveldt and Steve Sieveking. Closing is February 25th.

March 2021 TD

March 21 – VST

The 29th Variable Surface tracking test will be held on March 21, 2021 at the South Creek Business Park in Overland Park, KS.
This is a 5 track test, with the possibility of a 6th titling track.
Closing is March 11th, 2021

**Judge change from the Premium:  Ulysses James and Lois Leidahl- Marsh.
Ulysses James will be replacing Carol Ruthenberg

VST Premium
VST Entry Form

Blast from the past >
2019 Tracking Dog – TD and Tracking Dog Excellent – TDX tests

GKCDTC held its 65th Tracking Dog Excellent test and 79th Tracking Dog test on Sunday, November 3, 2019, at Smithville Lake.  The tracking gods smiled on everyone and gave them lovely weather both Saturday for plotting and Sunday for the test.  There were three successful teams in the Tracking Dog test.  There were no passes in the Tracking Dog Excellent test, but their day is coming.  Many thanks are due to the judges for working hard to put in very nice tracks.  Thank you to all club members and friends of the club who stepped up to make these events happen and those stinky track layers who made it possible to have four TD and four TDX tracks available.  Tracking tests are a labor of love and thanks are due to the club and all the “friends of tracking” for allowing tracking participants to pursue their passion!

Our successful teams:

AKC approved five changes to the Tracking Regulations. at the February 8, 2019, Meeting of the Board of Directors.


Thank you to Carol Ruthenberg, AKC Executive Field Representative for Tracking, for presenting the Tracking Seminar on August 11, 2018.