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2021 Purina Farms Summer Sieger

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Exhibitor Setup:

No access to the building on Thursday. Setup will begin Friday morning. Setup time and show time TBA.

For IABCA National Specialties: No coupons or discounts can be used for Specialty Entries.

2021 Golden Retriever National Specialty at Purina

Show 1 Judge - Barbara Burns - INT & USA @ 8:30 AM

Show 2 Judge - Roland (Hach) Hachtel - USA @ 12:30 PM

Conformation will be judged based on FCI (European) Breed Standard.


Friday, June 25, 2021 in Gray Summit, MO

The 2021 Golden Retriever National Specialty at Purina Farms will be held on Friday, the day before our 2021 Purina Farms Summer Sieger.


  • Entries are limited to 150 dogs, first come-first serve
  • Entries will be accepted ONLY from May 28, 2021 to June 18, 2021
  • NO LATE ENTRIES will be accepted.
  • Mailed in entries MUST BE POSTMARKED by June 11, 2021 or they will not be accepted.
  • Please communicate via email (, we will not be rehiring most of our laid-off staff until closer to the show.
  • Stay home if you are experiencing any symptoms such as fever, cough, rash, or sore throat.
  • Face Masks must be worn at all times while indoors. Everyone 5 years old and up must abide by this rule. Staff, judges, and ring stewards will be wearing masks.
  • Social distancing of 6 feet separation must be maintained. This includes 6 feet between dogs as well.
  • Wash hands or use sanitizer just prior to entering the ring and upon exiting (hand sanitizer will be available around show grounds).
  • No spectators, only those involved with showing entered dogs may enter the building.
  • Everyone attending must be on the a list that IABCA will give to Purina. (more details soon)
  • RULE CHANGE: NO DAY OF SHOW adding allowed. No changes or additions can be made at the show. Any changes to your entry must be made before show closing (June 18, 2021 at 11:59 PM Pacific). Express show is available online or at the show (Saturday only and only for dogs entered in all 4 shows already).
  • We will not hand out armbands at the front desk. You will pick up your armband ringside at your first show for the weekend.
  • We will not be handing out folders (or participation certificates). Orange cards and critiques will be issued from each ring at time of judging and given to the exhibitor at that time (no need to bring any paperwork to the ring with you).
  • You must follow established ring procedures for entrance and exit (each ring will now have 1 entry point and a different exit point).
  • When finished showing you should leave the ring area.
  • You must familiarize yourself with all signage and on-site instructions.
  • Blow dryers are not allowed on the show grounds
  • A waiver must be signed on the day of the show and turned it at the front desk before your dog can show.

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Show Information:

Updated: 5/6/21
  • Date*: June 25, 2021

  • Location: Purina Farms Event Center

  • Closing Date: June 19, 2021 at 11:59 PM Pacific

    • Regular entry fees $38.95 (no discounts or sales apply)
    • Late Entries: Late entries will be taken until June 23, 2021 at 6:00 PM Pacific
      • Late fees are $12/show
  • Judging:

  • IABCA Title Points

    • Each dog will receive a written critique and a chance to earn an IABCA Orange Card or each of the 2 specialty shows entered.
  • Show Photographer

    • IABCA Photographer
      • LINK to Facebook page
      • Win Photos available for:
        • Best of Breed, Best of Breed Puppy, Best of Breed Bred by Exhibitor, etc.
        • Group placements (Adult, Bred by Exhibitor Puppy, etc.)
        • Best in Show rosettes
        • And more...
    • CGC Evaluations: TBA
  • Show Schedule:
    • Show 1 - Barbara Burns - INT & USA
      • Begins at 8:30 AM.
      • All males first (puppies first), then all females (puppies first)
    • Lunch: 12:00-12:30
  • Show 2 - Roland (Hach) Hachtel - USA
    • Begins at approximately 12:30 PM

Thank you to all exhibitors for your support. Enjoy the Show!

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