Saturday, September 24, 2022 10am - 4pm

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SURPRIZE... It's packed with over $400 worth of GIFT CARDS! Get ready to shop at Amazon, Chewy, Kroger, Meijer, PetSmart, Pet Supplies Plus, Target, Visa and more, donated by our awesome GEM Family members!!                              >>ONE FREE RAFFLE TICKET INCLUDED W/ EACH REGISTRATION<<





        served 12-1PM ONLY



Wayne County Fairgrounds & RV Park

10871 Quirk Road
Belleville, MI 48111

Driving Directions



Brooke Stumpf
GreytHounds of Eastern Michigan


$10 Adults(13&older) 12&under Free 

  Bring your GREYS* to Spend the Day           Socializing & Raising Funds                       for GEM's Foster Dogs!                               *Note: The Event is traditionally an All-Greyhound gathering. Other breeds will need to stay home this time. Thanks for understanding! 

                                    Event Details                                           Bag Raffle!  GEM's Foster Dogs!  Memorial Baskets Silent Auction! Vendors!  Buckets of Cheer Raffle!  Silent Auction! Team Spirit Costume Contest!  "Beat the Clock" Fun Run w/photo-finish pics by Christine O'Brien of Ruff Life Photograghy!  Games for Greys & Humans!  Nail Trimming!  Canine Massage!  Speakers!  Bake Sale!  AND a Greyt Catered lunch by Bigfoot Smokehouse@12pm (MUST be Pre-Paid during Online Registration)                             

                        2022 TROPHY RAFFLE PRIZE!

 The Game is ON!  High quality cold cast bronze with amazing detail from The David Greenty Collection. Just look at the expressions on their faces! 14"long x 8"high x4"deep, three pounds with velvet covered base. Truly a trophy for any Greyhound lover!    


The GEM Store featuring UpTown Hound Apparel  We have what you need! Greyhound and greyhound owner essentials including 'hound coats this year!

Pezpet Collars  Etsy Star Seller! Handmade martingale collars made right here in St. Clair Shores, Michigan!

Windy City Hound You've seen them on Facebook! Super-cute custom-made greyhound jammies handmade by a Chicago based owner/designer/seamstress

Southern Cody Designs with Laserbolt Designs T-shirts, ball caps and assorted Greyhound related products

The Greyhound Inmate Experience  Meet the Directors and trainers of this wonderful program

Dexter Poke Enose Shoppe Knitted hats for sighthounds, jewelry and miscellaneous greyhound handmade items

Gawn 2 the Dawgs Custom made greyhound graphic Ts, sweatshirts and more!

Gracie's Dog Haven Offering 100% natural pet treats with no chemicals or preservatives, made by hand using fresh ingredients sourced from local farms. Proceeds benefit a senior dog sanctuary located in Howell, Michigan


~EVENT SCHEDULE~ Subject to change or adjustment

10am  The Event Opens! Bag Raffle, Memorial Baskets Auction, Vendors, Buckets of Cheer Raffle, Nail Trimming, Canine Massage, Bake Sale, "Meet the Fosters" all Open

10:30am - 12:30pm  Fun Run w/ Photo Finish Pics Open  Greys will run individually against the stopwatch! Will your dog place 1st, 2nd, 3rd or get the award for "Best Effort"? (Closed for lunch 12:30- 1pm)

11:00am  "The Fit Clinic" Interactive Workshop  We'll cover proper martingale, harness, muzzle and boot fitting, id tag placement, house collars and more - Located in the Merchant Building Social/Lunch Area

12 - 1pm Lunch  This is a pre-paid, catered meal that requires your choice during Online Registration to provide Bigfoot Smokehouse with an accurate advanced order. Very limited meals may be available for purchase on Event Day (on a first come basis) but, if you know you're gonna wanna eat, Register/Order No Later than September 15th!

12:30pm  Team Spirit Costume Parade & Contest  Show off your spirit for your favorite football team by decking-out your grey and maybe even yourself? in team or cheer gear! Let's get creative - a fantastic prize has been donated for the winner and will be awarded based on strongest applause!  

1:00 - 3:00pm  Fun Run Re-Opens

1:30 Greyhound Games: Musical Hoops! Located in the Merchant Building Social/Lunch Area

2:00pm  The Greyhound Inmate Experience Demonstration  Ever wondered just exactly those hand signals and commands are done? TGIE trainers will use our Grads to show us! Q&A session included after demo

2:50pm  Time to get those FINAL Bids in on Memorial Baskets and Silent Auction items! Must be present to win; items cannot be shipped

3:00pm  Memorial Baskets and Silent Auctions Close. Winners take their bid sheet(s) to the Cash Desk for payment by cash, debit or charge

3:10pm  LAST Chance to enter Trophy Prize, Cheer and Door Prize Raffles! Must be present to win Cheer Buckets; Door and Trophy Prizes can be mailed/delivered

3:15pm  Fun Run Winners Announced! Too pooped to stay? Winner's certificates can be mailed

3:15pm  FINAL Bag Raffle tickets into bags!

3:20pm  Cheer Buckets, Door Prize & Trophy Prize Winners Announced!

3:30pm  Bag Raffle Closes!  Please allow our volunteers time and space to pull & display all winning tickets! This a time-consumming process; thanks in advance for your patience! Items not claimed cannot be mailed

4:00pm  The 2022 Event Closes! Thank you all for helping to raise funds for GEM's Foster Greyhounds! The Event Committee hopes that you had a GREYT time!! 

2022 GREYHOUND EVENT SPACES                            Building #2 "Merchants Bldg.", the gazebo, the grassy area w/ orange Fun Run fencing, and the tents between gazebo & buildings #3 and 5