Come join the party at the National!!  There will be lots of food and games for all.  There will also be raffles at several of these events.  Come test your skills or just kick back and enjoy the hospitality.


Hunt Test Tailgate

Friday, September 2, 2022 at the Hunt Test Grounds (Jorgenson’s Farm) at 6:30 PM

Food and camaraderie on the grounds, along with a raffle.


Performance Tailgate – near the Stock Arena – food at 6:30 PM

Join us for GAME NIGHT!!! 

Sunday , September 4, 2022  Festivities will begin Sunday evening at 6:00pm and will run in conjunction with the 

Performance Tailgate Party.  You can join in the games without paying for the dinner.

There will be competitive challenges for both you and your dog and you can win fun prizes 

and earn huge bragging rights!!!


Welcome Dinner/Parade of Titleholders – Dining Tent south of the grooming tent

Tuesday, September 6, 2022  Food begins at 6:00 Pm with the Parade of Titleholders beginning at 8:00 PM

Cash bar and lots of time to talk to friends and competitors.


Junior Ice Cream Social – 4H Activity Center  (No charge)

Thursday, September 8, 2022  between 3:00 and 4:00 PM   A chance for those junior handlers to get together and compare notes about showing their Goldens.  Also fun for the entire family.


The Conformation Tail Gate Party near the 4H Activity center and the Vendor village (No charge)

Friday, September 9, 2022 This will be held on Friday evening at  and will be a celebration of the decades.  There will be a DJ playing music inspired by the theme and everyone should come dressed in attire inspired by their favorite decade.  A high point in the evening will be a raffle/game where the winner will walk away pushing a wheel barrel full of booze.  So come prepared for a fun filled evening and celebration.   Everyone is welcome and there is no charge.

    “Tables will be available (limited) if you would like one for your display.  If so, let Vicki White know at Tables decorated in a decade theme will add to the festivities.  


Field Trial Tailgate – at the Fenwick Field Trial grounds – HQ

Monday, September 12, 2022  Join us as we celebrate another day of fine working dogs and their handlers.  Food and drink to make the day complete.  Food begins at 6:30 PM.


Field Trial Awards Banquet – at the Candlestone Resort – Belding

Wednesday, September 14, 2022  We’ll wrap up the 2022 GRCA National Specialty with an wards banquet to celebrate achievements of these great dogs.  There will be a raffle at the banquet along with lots of food, drink and fun. 

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