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OKIGO AKC Trials Page

Last updated Last updated:
July 26th 2019 Friday





OKI Gazehound Association Of Ohio


Licensed by the American Kennel Club Events 2019265203 & 2019265204

Permission has been granted by the American Kennel Club for the holding of these events under AKC

Rules and Regulations


Saturday & Sunday October 5 & 6, 2019

8:30 am Roll-Call AKC Lure Field Trial


Early Entry Fee: $15.00 per Hound (closes October 2, 2019, 9 pm)


Day-Of-Trial Entry Fee: $25.00 per Hound (closes 8:15 day of trial)


2 pm roll-call Junior Courser Test #1


2:30 pm roll-call Junior Courser Test #2


Early Entry Fee: $10.00 per Hound (closes October 2, 2019, 9 pm)


No Day-Of-Test Junior Courser entries You must mail & enter the JC in advance


2 pm roll-call Qualified Courser Test


Early Entry Fee: $10.00 per Hound (closes October 2, 2019, 9 pm)


Day-Of-QC-test $12 per Hound; entries close 5 minutes before 2 pm roll-call


Mail entries to K.C. Artley, 3706 W. Jackson Rd., Springfield OH 45502-8722


Your hound must have an AKC registration number. If this is your hound’s first time in the Open stake, your hound must have passed the Qualified Courser test, or have a signed ASFA certification form, or be an ASFA or CKC Field Champion (a copy of his ASFA certification form or title must be included with your entry).




(east of Dayton & east of Fairborn)

640 W Yellow Springs Fairfield Road, Yellow Springs, Ohio 45387




From South

Taje : I-75 to south of Dayton. Take I-675 (northeast) about 20 miles. Exit at Route 235 (Fairborn) and turn left on route 235 north. Go 0.5 miles and turn right at Yellow-Springs-Fairfield Road. Go 3.5 miles to the Park on the right.


From North/West

Taje : I-70 to east of Dayton, then exit on I-675 south.

(ignore the route 235 exit off of I-70). On I-675 go south 3 miles and exit at Route 235 (Fairborn). Go right on route 235, north 0.5 miles and turn right at Yellow-Springs-Fairfield Road. Go 3.5 miles to the Park on the right.


From East

I-70 to west of Springfield, then exit on route 68 south

(Xenia/Yellow Springs). On route 68 go south 6 miles, past Young's

Dairy, and turn right at Yellow-Springs-Fairfield Road. Go 2 miles to the Park on the left. The


coursing field is next to the pavilion.




OKIGO Officers

• President – Charlie Denslow

• Vice President – Don White

• Recording Secretary – Diana Knoth

• Corresponding Secretary – Louise Fleming

• Treasurer - KC Artley

• AKC Delegate – Denise Tresselt

• ASFA Delegate – Frances Abrams


Judges & Assignments (S - single judge)

• Steve Artley Springfield OH

• Carlee Davies and Ian Davies Bluffton SC

• Diana Knoth Dayton OH

• Tracy Leonard Beavercreek OH

• Judy Lowther Cleveland OH

• Anne Midgarden Wapakoneta OH






Rare breeds are: Azawakhs , Cirneco Dell’Etna, Norrbottenspets, Peruvian Inca Orchids,

Portuguese Podengos (Medioi & Grande), Portuguese Podengos Pequeno

Field Chairperson 

Jeff Leonard, 1693 Shadylane Drive, Beavercreek OH


Lure Operators

Steve Artley, Ian Davies, Gayle Kytta, Jeff Leonard, Joe Shoemaker, Don White.



K. Carol Artley,

3706 W Jackson Road, Springfield OH 45502-8722

937-325-1129 (h) cell phone for days of trials 937-206-3784


• Sorry, no entries accepted by email or fax.


• Make check payable to "OKIGO"


• Please fill out a 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 “ entry form for each hound for each day


Trial Hours

7 am until completion.


Dogs belonging to trial workers may be inspected early, but no dog will be inspected prior to 7:30 am.


Times are Eastern Daylight Savings Time


Roll Call times

• Roll call for Trial: 8:30 am

• Roll call for QC test: 2 pm

• Roll call for JC test #1: 2 pm

• Roll call for JC test #2: 2:30 pm.


No Day-of-Test entries accepted for Junior Courser tests. You must enter the JC in advance.



JC Test Ribbons: Green. Trial Ribbons-1st blue; 2nd-red; 3rd-yellow; 4th-white; 5th-pink, BOB purple & gold rosette; BIF- red, white and blue rosette.Trophies BOB & BIF prizes donated by OKIGO members  




Only Afghan Hounds, Azawakhs, Basenjis, Borzois, Cirnico dell’Etnas, Greyhounds, Ibizan Hounds, Italian Greyhounds, Irish Wolfhounds, Norrbottenspects, Peruvian Inca Orchid, Pharaoh Hounds, Portuguese Podengos Medio/Grande, Portuguese Podengo Pequenos, Rhodesian Ridgebacks, Salukis, Scottish Deerhounds, Sloughis, Thai Ridgebacks, and Whippets who are at least one year of age may be entered. The hound must be individually registered with the American Kennel Club or an AKC recognized foreign registry, or have an ILP or PAL number from the AKC, or Azawakhs, Cirnico dell’Etnas, Norrbottenspects, Peruvian Inca Orchid, Portuguese Podengos Medio/Grande, Portuguese Podengos Pequenos, Sloughis & Thai Ridgebacks recorded with the AKC Foundation Stock Service (FSS). Spayed and neutered hounds are eligible. Monorchid & cryptorchid dogs are NOT eligible. Late, incomplete, unsigned, or UNPAID entries will NOT be accepted. Entries will NOT be acknowledged by mail. Bitches in-season, hounds with breed disqualifications and lame hounds will be excused, and their entry fee refunded. Hounds not present at the time of roll call will be scratched. Owners may substitute for lame or in-season hounds, but must do so before day-of-trial entries close. Please do not bring bitches in-season to these trials; just report the bitch in-season to the trial secretary






First time entered hounds must have obtained an AKC Qualified Courser certificate or ASFA Certification or be an ASFA or CKC Field Champion. A copy of this certificate must be included with entry form at the hound’s first trial. Championship points from the Open Stake will only count towards a Field Championship. AKC Field Champions are not eligible to enter the Open Stake.



Open to any hound who is qualified to enter AKC lure enter AKC lure trials. In addition the hound must be at least 6 years of age on the day of the trial, except Irish Wolfhounds who must be at least 5 years of age, and Afghans, Rhodesian Ridgebacks, Salukis & Whippets who must be at least 7 years of age. Championship points from the Veteran Stake will count towards a Field Championship or Lure Courser of Merit title.



: Open to all AKC Field Champions.Championship points from the Specials Stake will only count towards a Lure Courser Excellent title.



BEST IN FIELD will be offered both days. The BOB Norrbottenspect, Peruvian Inca Orchid, Portuguese Podengos Medio/Grande, Portuguese Podengos Pequeno, & Thai Ridgeback cannot compete for Best In Field, per AKC rules.


The Singles Stake will not be offered either day. Practice will be offered Saturday after the trial and tests, weather, time and equipment permitting. $2 per run.


Hounds who are disqualified from AKC, ASFA or CKC Field Trials may not be entered. All hounds entered in the trial will run twice, in trios if possible or braces, unless excused or disqualified. Stakes will be split whenever the entry is sufficient to award two or more five point majors. The winner of the Field Champion stake and the winner of the Open stake and the winner of the Veteran stake will compete for Best of Breed. No extra points for Best of Breed by forfeit.


A battery powered continuous loop lure machine will be used; backup equipment will be available. Lure will consist of highly visible plastic. There will be a $5.00 fine for any loose hounds on the field which are not in the course in process.




Tracy Leonard DVM

Indian Ripple Veterinary Clinic, 4490 Indian Ripple Rd, Beavercreek OH 45440, 937-426-0966.


Dayton Med-Vet Emergency Veterinary Clinic



From the Park, left (west) on Fairfield-Yellow-Springs Road, left at traffic light (route 235), I-675 South to I-35 West to I-75 South, exit 50A, Dryden Road, go under I-75 then left at first road (traffic light), Clinic is on the left.




Camping is allowed and is free.

Limited electric hookups.

Bring your own water and shade.

The Greene County Park rules do not allow alcoholic beverages on the Park grounds.


(the gate to the park is no longer locked).


There will be a trial for Whippets only, on Friday; please send your entries to Judy Lowther, 4300 Denison, Cleveland OH 44109-2654




Red Roof Inn, 937-426-6116, Fairborn, I-675 & Fairfield Road.


Red Roof Inn, 937-325-5356, 155 W. Leffel, Springfield, I-70 & Rt 72.


Red Roof Inn, 937-236-9361, 7911 Brandt Pike, Dayton, I-70 & Rt 201.


Red Roof Inn, 937-898-1054, Miller Lane, Dayton, I-75 exit 59 first exit south of I-70.


Red Roof Inn, 937-866-0705, 222 Byers Rd, Dayton, I-75 & Rt 725 West

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The club reserves the right to alter the course as required by weather and/or field conditions on the day of the trial. Courses will be reversed for finals and for BOB and BIF