2023 GRCA National Specialty

In 2023, join us in the beautiful riverside community of Albany, Oregon.  Friendly folks savor the Willamette Valley’s farm-fresh bounty, treasure the past, and delight in lighthearted community fun. All events for the 2023 GRCA National will be held conveniently within an hour of each other, ensuring you can make the most of your time in this beautiful setting!

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Call for Volunteers

Are you looking for a way to support your club? There are plenty of volunteer positions available to help contribute during the 2023 GRCA National. If you work 4 hours,

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Multi-day Agility

Attention Agility Competitors! Ribbons, Ribbons and more!!!  There will be 4 Agility Trials beginning on Sept 8-11, 2023. The Linn County Kennel Club will host all-breed trials on Sept 8-10,

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2023 Countdown Kickoff

Watch here for all things GRCA National Specialty! This is the official website for GRCA National Specialty information. The 2023 GRCA National Specialty events will be in Albany, OR at

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About Us

The GRCA National Specialty traverses the country, cycling through the Eastern, Central, and Western regions in each successive year. For each of 82 years, The GRCA National has been hosted by one of our many local clubs. In part, due to the logistical challenges of taking on the ever-increasingly complex GRCA National, along with the potential benefit of having a consistent National leadership model in place, in 2021, GRCA assumed the National Specialty leadership role to begin in planning the 2023 GRCA National Specialty.