Held in conjunction with the National Specialty show, dogs competing in the Futurity are between six months of age and approximately 18 months. All owners & co owners of record whether they are the breeders or individual owners must be members of the GWPCA in order to be eligible to compete.
In what year is your dog eligible to compete?
|Futurity Year||Whelp Dates||Nomination Fee|
|2019||Between 4/1/2018 & 3/31/2019||$20|
|2018||Between 4/1/2017 & 3/31/2018||$20|
|2017||Between 4/1/2016 & 3/31/2017||$20|
The Show Futurity is open to all GWP’s whelped between April 1st of the year preceding the Nationals, and March 31 in the year that the Futurity will be held.
Futurity Classes are determined by age. They are:
Junior Dog/Bitch (Whelp date 12/1 to 3/31)
Intermediate Dog/Bitch (Whelp date 8/1 to 11/30)
Senior Dog/Bitch (Whelp date 4/1 to 7/31)
How do I nominate a Litter?
Nominate your litter within 90 Days of Whelp. The fee is only $20 for the entire litter!
If you miss this deadline, you may still nominate an entire litter for the current years futurity, but only until the litter is five months old.
The late fee to nominate the entire litter after 90 days is $60. There is no provision allowed for nominating a litter older than five months.
Remember to nominate your litter before it is 3 mths (90 days) to get the best savings!
All Breeders, nominators, owners and co-owners of nominated litters or individually nominated dogs must be GWPCA club members.
I have a puppy that was not nominated by the Breeder. Can I participate in the GWPCA Show Futurity?*
Yes! Individual nominations made up to 6 mths from whelping date will be accepted for an individual dog that is not from a nominated litter.
No nominations will be accepted for any GWP once they turn six months!
The fee for an individual not from a nominated litter is $60+ $20 re-nomination (forfeit) = $80.
Payouts for a class winner will be split between the nominator & owner at time of entry IF they are different individuals.
Remember that All Nominators/Owners MUST be GWPCA Members!
All individuals must be AKC registered.
What do I do next after I nominate my litter?
You will receive a form for each individual in your nominated litter to send to your puppy’s new owners.
Remind your puppy buyers they need to be GWPCA members to participate in the Futurity.
Send in a $20 nomination fee for each individual puppy due before your dog turns six months old.
You will receive acknowledgement of your litter along with individual nomination forms.
All individual nominations must be made BEFORE the individual youngster turns 6 months old!
Junior class individuals must have their nominations in by August 31st.
No litter or individual nomination will be accepted postmarked after August 31st for that year’s futurity.
Send Checks payable to: GWPCA Show Futurity along with completed form to:
Mrs. Laura Myles
21526 W. Lost Lake Rd.
Snohomish, WA 98296