February 24-25, 2018
November 3-4, 2018
Myers Park & Event Center (MPEC), McKinney TX
7117 County Road 166, McKinney, TX
Directions and Map
Track set up on Saturdays only 7:30 -8:30 am
NOTE: All GIT race meets are run with starting boxes!
On Saturday we will run box practice for dogs entered in the meet from 8:00 am until everyone has had a turn. Unentered dogs may practice between programs or after the meet only.
Gate entries taken from 8:30 am – 9:00 am
Pre-entries taken till noon on Thursday previous to race date. Entries will be accepted by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone, (214) 469-7095, or by snail mail to 14073 Mensano Dr., Frisco, TX 75035
All we need for a pre-entry is your name, the dog’s names and their LGRA numbers. You may turn in your entry forms and money during the gate entry period.
(see the getting started page for info on obtaining your LGRA number)
Please pre-enter so we can have your plates made up ahead of time, and look up your previous records. This will greatly speed up the process on race day.
Roll call and inspection 9:00 am followed immediately by the draw and the beginning of the first program.
Track tear down on Sundays after the race meet.
Pre-entries (see above):
$12/dog for up to three dogs per household. Then $3/dog for each dog thereafter.
Gate entries: $20 for the first dog and $15/dog thereafter
Please note: Pet policies may vary
Days Inn of McKinney 2104 N. Central Expressway (Exit 41) (972) 548-8888
Motel 6 of McKinney U.S. 75 at White Avenue (Exit 40-B) (972) 542-8600
Super 8 Motel – McKinney 910 N. Central Expressway (972) 548-8880
Please note that all motels in Plano are 12-20 miles South of the meet site so be sure to allow sufficient travel time.
Red Roof Inn of Plano 301 Ruisseau Dr (Parker Rd Exit 30) (972) 881-8191
La Quinta Inn of Plano 1820 N. Central Expressway (Exit 29) (972) 423-1300
Best Western Park Suites of Plano 640 Park Blvd East (Exit 29) (972) 578-2243
Motel 6 of Plano 2550 N. Central Expressway (Exit 29) (972) 578-1626
Holiday Inn of Plano 700 Central Parkway East (Exit 29) (972) 398-9918
Lighthouse RV Resort 1020 N. Central Expressway (972) 838-4600
Emergency Animal Clinic of Collin Co. – 10225 Custer Road Plano, TX 75025
(972) 517-7155 (6pm-8am M-F, Sat noon-8am Mon.)
Dr. Chandler Lindsley, Cross Timbers Animal Hospital – 1301 N. Custer Rd. McKinney, TX 972-529-6999 (8am-6pm M-F, 8am-noon Sat.)
There is no shade and no water on site, so please bring your own.
Lunch and drinks will be available.
RVs can stay on site Saturday night for a $15 fee.
McKinney is located approximately 33 miles northeast of downtown Dallas via U.S. Highway 75 (North Central Expressway). From U.S. Highway 75, take the Highway 380 exit and head WEST approximately 2.5 miles until you reach FM 1461. Turn right (NORTH) on FM 1461 and travel approximately 3.8 miles to County Road 166. Turn right (NORTH) on County Road 166. Go about a mile. You will see the MPEC facilities on your left. Do not turn in. Continue until you reach the stop sign at County Rd 168. Turn left (west) onto County Road 168. Field is on the left about 1/4 mile. There is a white metal gate at the bottom of the hill. See Drawing