Lakiepalooza! The Festival of The Lakeland

Come one Come All to Lakiepalooza! The Festival of The Lakeland Will be held May 30-June 5th at Purina Farms, Greys Summit, MO

Lakiepalooza is a chance for all Lakeland Terrier Lovers to get together and had fun with your terriers. We have conformation each day (a supported entry with Gateway Terrier-rosettes, prizes,), educational seminars, meet and greets, introduction to rat sports, and an AKC Earthdog Trial open to all eligible dogs.

The USLTC has reserved grooming space for Lakie exhibitors. No need to pay for reserved grooming!

The USLTC also has some RV spots that can be rented/reserved so the Lakie people can be in the same area.  The premium list (link below) has the reservation form on page 58. If you are planning on coming with your RV, please make your reservations ASAP, they fill up fast.

The premium list for the conformation shows has been posted..

The Superintendent is Foy Trent Dog Shows ( and we have attached a copy of it here.  

Link to the Earthdog Premium is here
‘Link to the Weekend Schedule is here
Link to T-Shirt order form is here.

We are looking forward to a weekend of fun and festivities with all Lakie Lovers!

The host hotel for the event is

The Comfort Inn

1320 Thornton St.

Pacific, MO 63069

                                                  (636) 257‐4600                                                   

   Reservations must be made by April 30, 2018 to get the USLTC rate

5 miles East of Purina Farms  

We have 14 rooms reserved at $111 a night with a $40 pet fee.

We strongly encourage you to make your reservations early, this is a full weekend at Purina Farms with several National Specialties and various events going on. Purina Farms also has RV parking (reservations done by the Hosting Kennel Clubs) with hook ups.  Several local RV dealers also rent out RVS.  You will need to contact them  directly for costs and rental reservations.

    Byerly RV
Eureka, MO
     (636) 938-2000
M.B. Thomas RV
St. Louis, MO
    (800) 392-5655


Tee shirt order form–LAKIE_SHIRT_2018.pdf

Lakiepalooza 2018 Schedule



Wednesday May 30, 2018

Meet and Greet:  Camping area behind Show Building

7-8 PM  Parking area adjacent to USLTC Members’s Campsites


Thursday          May 31

Gateway Terrier Assn. Show – Conformation  USLTC Supported Entry: Judge Mr. Al Ferruggiaro  (a.m. exact time To Be Announced)

1 PM    Mini-Seminar   Lakiepalooza Pavilion

            Puppy Culture:  Starting them off on the right paw

                         Alysha Towell, Allison Brown, Kristi Charland

Treasure Hunt Begins: Pick up your list of items and start finding them and taking selfies including you and your dog    To be run concurrent with other events finishes Sunday.


3 PM    Breeder Roundtable (Please submit topics)


Properties Classes (Informal Conformation Competition; Judges: Any Club Members who don’t have a dog in the class)   ie: Best Headpiece; Best Movement;  Best Outline; Best Coat Texture; Best Feet; Best Tail


6 PM    Dinner at  Hawthorne Inn.  Make reservations with Kristi Charland


Friday  June 1  

Missouri Rhineland Kennel Club    Lakeland Terrier Judge: Betty Ann Stenmark    Show Building   TBA

1 PM    Mini-Seminar:     Lakiepalooza Pavilion

            Intro to Nosework JoLynn Hefferman


3 PM    Mini-Seminar: 

            Starting a Lakeland in Agility & Training Trips       Sue Thurlow


            followed by the infamous                                 

            Costume Contest

5:30 PM

            Meet to carpool to Restaurant                            Lakiepalooza Pavilion


Saturday . June 2        

  Missouri Rhineland K C  Lakeland Terrier Judge: Mr. Kenneth Kauffman   Show Building  TBA

1 PM    Mini-Seminar: Earthdog Grounds

            “I Smell A Rat!” Introducing a Lakeland to Earthdog                                                                                                      

3 PM    Set-up for Sunday ED Tests and Practice                       Earthdog Grounds                     

5 PM    Breeder Roundtable:  Lakiepalooza Pavilion

            Obsessive Behavior; Barrier Frustration:  What is it, Where does it come from;  How to prevent it.            

6 PM    Dinner:  Restaurant TBA  Sign up with Kristi Charland



Sunday. June 3 

Mississippi Valley K C Lakeland Terrier Judge: Jocelyne Gagne                Show building TBA

8:30 AM            USLTC Earthdog Tests              Earthdog Grounds  Premium List   Earthdog June 2018 REAL FINAL

5 PM                Picnic-style Dinner courtesy of USLTC      RV Park at Member’s RVs

                        Treasure Hunt Winners Announced

                        Costume Contest Winners Recognized


Monday. June 4          

  Mississippi Valley K C     Lakeland Terrier Judge:  Richard Powell  Show Building      TBA

                        Wrap-Up and Lunch courtesy of USLTC    RV park at members’ RVs