GSDWA Events

  1. Upcoming Shows & Races
  2. General Meeting
  3. Race Practice
  4. Club Programs

Upcoming Shows & Races


Greater San Diego County Whippet Association Speciality

January 4, 2019

Indio, Ca

In conjunction with Inland Empire Hound Club

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Kennel Club of Palm Springs

January 5 & 6

Indio, Ca

Hotel Information

Make your hotel reservations early! Here is a list of dog-friendly hotels for the Indio weekend:

Note: This information provided as a courtesy and accuracy is not guaranteed.

    La Quinta Resort
    49499 Eisenhower Dr., La Quinta
    (760) 564-4111
    Best Western Date Tree Hotel
    81-909 Indio Boulevard, Indio
    (760) 347-3421
    Royal Plaza Inn
    82347 Highway 111, Indio
    (800) 228-9559
    Days Inn (formerly the America’s Best Value Inn )
    43-505 Monroe St. Indio
    (760) 347-4044
    Motel 6
    82-195 Indio Boulevard, Indio
    (760) 342-6311
    80651 Highway 111, Indio
    (760) 342-0882
    Indian Palms Hotel
    48-360 Monroe Street, Indio
    (760) 775-4444
    Residence Inn by Marriott
    38-305 Cook Street, Palm Desert
    (760) 776-0050
    Quality Inn & Suites (formerly the Clarion Inn)
    84-096 Indio Springs Parkway, Indio
    760) 342-6344
    Indio Super 8 Inn & Suites
    81753 Hwy 111, Indio
    (760) 342-0264

General Meeting



GSDWA Board meetings are generally held the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm.

They Alternate between in-person meetings and Con-Call.

New in-person meeting location is TBD.

See GSDWA Facebook page for next meeting details.

Race Practice

All Sighthounds Welcome!



  • All practices are on the 4th sunday of the month from 8:00am to 10:30am
  • Practice goes for the length of time it takes to give the dogs 3 runs each (our park contract only allows us to stay until 11am)
  • Please be on time or we won't be able to give your dog all its runs!

2018 Practice Dates!

  • March 25
  • April 22
  • May 20
  • June 17 (3rd Sunday)
  • July 22
  • August 26
  • September 23
  • October 28

(No practices in November or December).


  • $5/3 runs per dog for GSDWA members
  • $7/3runs per dog for non-GSDWA members

What to Bring

  • a crate for each dog,
  • snug fitting collar on each dog that they can't back out of,
  • 2 leashes (1 for releasing and 1 for the catcher),
  • water and bowl for dog(s),
  • chair for yourself



Kearny Mesa Park
3170 Armstrong Street
San Diego, CA 92111

Directions from the North

  • 805 South
  • Exit Balboa Ave
  • East on Balboa Ave
  • Right on Convoy St
  • Convoy St turns into Linda Vista Rd
  • Right on Mesa College Dr
  • Left on Armstrong St
  • Please park in the front parking lot next to the Park & Rec building, which is on the right as you enter the park.
  • Directions from the South

  • 163 North
  • Exit Mesa College Dr
  • West on Mesa College Dr
  • Left on Armstrong St
  • Please park in the front parking lot next to the Park & Rec building, which is on the right as you enter the park.
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    Club Programs

    Club Programs Include:

    • speakers at our monthly meetings,
    • a yearly Specialty held each January
    • an annual Family Fun Day, and
    • monthly lure practices.

    Guests are always invited to join us for any of these events.

    Contact our Events & Programs Coordinator