LAKE COUNTRY LURE COURSERS

Lure Coursing in Western New York

FAST CAT Results: Sept 26th – 29th

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These results are NOT official and are provided for your information only.

Announcement: ASFA and AKC events in September

Club News

March Scent Work Trial

Good things are happening in 2019. We have scheduled another scent work weekend for March 23 & 24, 2019. There are 4 trials, two per day. This will be in Tonawanda, NY and limited to 100 dogs/trial. You can get the premium list here.

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February 2019 Scent Work Trials

We have 4 AKC scent work trials scheduled on 16 & 17, February 2019 in Tonawanda, NY. The events will be indoors at All Dawgs Academy. Entries are limited to 150 and will be determined by random draw. Click here for the premium list.

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Other Club’s Events

OLCA – CKC Lure Coursing

Aug 17 & 18 CKC Trials at St Agath, Ontario

GONE Region 9 Invitational – ASFA

Oct 5 – at Griswold Connecticut Premuim List here

GONE – ASFA (the day after the Invitational)

Oct 6 – at Griswold Connecticut Premuim List here

NAA – ASFA

Sept 14 & 15 – at Elmvale, Ontario Premuim List here

NAA – ASFA

Oct 19 & 20 – at Elmvale Ontario

Lake Country Lure Coursers

Lake Country Lure Coursers started out as an ASFA member club. We are approved to hold AKC Lure Coursing trials, CAT tests and FAST CAT tests. We are also approved to hold UKC events and AKC Scentwork Trials.

Our Upcoming Events

Sept 7, 2019 Field Trial at Fort Niagara. Click for the premium list.

Sept 8, 2019 Field Trial at Fort Niagara. Click for the premium list.

 

Thursday Sept  26 at Sampson St Park (2 events) Click here for the premium list.

Friday Sept  27 at Sampson St Park (2 events) Click here for the premium list.

Saturday Sept  28 at Sampson St Park (1 events) Click here for the premium list.

Saturday Sept  28 at Sampson St Park (1 events) Click here for the premium list.

Sunday Sept  29 at Sampson St Park (1 events) Click here for the premium list.

 

Saturday Sept  28 at Sampson St Park (1 events) Click here for the premium list.

Sunday Sept  29 at Sampson St Park (1 events) Click here for the premium list.

 

Sighthound Lure Coursing and other Running Events for All Dogs

Events We Offer

ASFA Field Trials

The American Sighthound Field Association was the originator of lure coursing. Since 1972 the ASFA has been promoting the sport of lure coursing throughout the US. We are proud to be the first nationally known association for lure coursing. In the sport of lure coursing we do not chase live game, we use a plastic bag on a string powered by motors. The hounds love to “hunt” the plastic bag. You need only to see the speed, enthusiasm, ability, follow and endurance expressed by these wonderful sleek hounds to become hooked on the sport of lure coursing. ASFA sponsored lure coursing trials are held on most weekends throughout the year, usually in multiple locations arounds the country.

ASFA Lure Coursing Instinct (for non-sighthounds)

ASFA’s LCI program is the first lure coursing event for non-sighthounds where they are judged and compete for placements and points within their size class. Dogs run alone and receive a score for the 2 times they run in an event.

AKC Field Trials

AKC Lure Coursing may be the perfect answer! It’s an exciting way for him to do what comes naturally — but in a safe, controlled environment. In this event, dogs chase a mechanized, white plastic lure around a 600+ yard course that simulates the unpredictability of chasing live prey. Zig-zagging across a big, open field is simply heaven for these dogs! At the same time, it helps improve their focus, agility and sportsmanship.

AKC FAST CATs

FAST CAT® – which stands for Coursing Ability Test – is a timed 100-yard dash where dogs run one at a time, chasing a lure. It’s over before you know it — and it’s nothing short of awe-inspiring to watch your dog run at top speed, ears back, eyes focused, legs strong. And if your dog is really fast, you might earn bragging rights if his name makes onto the AKC list of top 20 fastest dogs by breed!

AKC CATs

All dogs, whether purebred or not are eligible to compete.  Each dog runs individually and chases after an artificial lure on either a 300- or 600-yard long course. Because the course is for beginners, it is set up with safety in mind because we recognize that many of the dogs are new to the sport and might not possess the agility of an experienced sight hound.