The Greater Monroe Kennel Club Objectives


To further the advancement of all breeds of purebred dogs
To protect and advance the interests of dog shows and various trials
To promote responsible dog ownership
To encourage sportsmanlike competition
To conduct sanctioned matches, dog shows, trials or any other performance event under the rules and regulations of the American Kennel Club

Standing Rules

The President, Show Chairperson or Assistant Chairperson will not own, co-own, enter, show or exhibit any dog at a GMKC Conformation Show, Obedience or Rally Trial. A club member whose job is directly involved with the selection or hospitality of judges will not own, co-own, enter, show or exhibit any dog at any GMKC Conformation Show, Obedience or Rally Trial. In the same vein of fairness any GMKC Club Officer, Board Member, or Member that owns, or co-owns a dog that is entered, show or exhibited, will not attend the Judges Luncheon, Judges Dinner or any other function hosted for the Judges by the GMKC.

Meetings

The Greater Monroe Kennel Club meetings are held every second Tuesday of the month. The meetings are held at the Hilltop Bistro, 1602 E. Roosevelt Boulevard (intersection of Hwy 74 & Hwy 601), Monroe, NC. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. Meeting begins at 7:00 pm, but come early to eat dinner and meet the members. The business meeting (aka Board meeting -(closed to guests) is held following the regular monthly meeting.

Members

GMKC Members live in Charlotte, Gold Hill, Harrisburg, Indian Trail, Marshville, Wingate, Matthews, Mint Hill, Misenheimer, Monroe and Waxhaw. The majority of the club members live in the immediate Monroe area.