2020 Public Class Schedule

~session 2 registration closed~

Registration & Classes –

IMPORTANT! PLEASE READ! – because of Covid-19, our registration, orientation, and class processes have changed. Read ALL information below!

SOME CLASS REGISTRATION IS DONE IN PERSON AND OTHERS VIA EMAIL. See Schedule for details. No walk-in applications accepted first night of class. We do not accept applications by phone or in advance.

*If you are unable to attend registration night in person, please send your completed paperwork (see below) and payment with anyone – friend, relative, neighbor – as we cannot accept pre-registration for any classes except Agility or classes otherwise noted. There will be a limited number of people in the building at one time, and you may be asked to wait outside or in your car until it is your turn to register.

  • Payment by exact cash or check made out to POTC
  • No credit or debit cards accepted
  • Only one person will be allowed in the building per application
  • Do not bring the dog to Registration
  • Bring completed (we have some available)  Class application
  • Bring completed (we have some available) Release of Liability/Photo/Minor Form,
  • Proof of current, required vaccinations: Parvo, Distemper, and Rabies
  • Puppy vaccinations must be up to date according to their age
  • Rabies not required if puppy under 4mos.
  • Read our General Information ver. 052820″
  • Classes are group sessions and group size is limited.
  • We will not accept registration the first night of class.
  • We do not offer personal, in-home training, “board & train” options or service dog training.
  • We need a current email address – Orientation video will be sent to that address. The information provided during Orientation is what used to be presented first night of class in the past. This information includes options for training tools (collars & leashes), “housekeeping” rules, being prepared first night of class, guidelines, goals and expectations, plus any changes we’ve made to meet local guidelines for Covid19.

Session 2 (June) Class Registration CLOSED

Preregistration for Agility only at webmaster@potcdogs.com
All other questions, contact Director of Training at trainer@potcdogs.com
4-H registration canceled for 2020 – contact Peoria Extension at https://go.illinois.edu/DogTrainingPeoria or 309.685-3140

Class Name# of WeeksDay of WkStart TimeClass Start DateRegistration DateCostLead Instructor
Puppy8Monday5pmJune 15June 8 - 6pm$105Deyonne Hinderliter
Puppy8Monday6pmJune 15June 8 - 6pm$105Deyonne Hinderliter
Puppy8Thursday5pmJune 18June 8 - 6pm$105Lorna Cook/Rikki Kettwich
Puppy8Thursday6pmJune 18June 8 - 6pm$105Lorna Cook
Manners8Monday6pmJune 15June 10 - 7pm$105Peggy Mooney
Manners8Monday7pmJune 15June 10 - 7pm$105Jill Owen
Manners8Thursday5pmJune 18June 10 - 7pm$105Michelle Aaron
Manners8Thursday7pmJune 18June 10 - 7pm$105Angie Perrilles
Obedience for Pets8Monday5pmJune 15June 10 -6pm$105Jill Owen
Obedience for Pets8Thursday7pmJune 18June 10 -6pm$105Anne Norton
Obedience for Performance8Thursday6pmJune 18June 10 -6pm$105Michelle Aaron/Judy Carter/Jennifer Lanhardt
Conformationdrop in
Monday8pmJune 15No registration$10 Debbie Swearinger
Beginner Rally8Monday7-7:40pmJune 15contact trainer@potcdog.com$105Sue Vanderheiden/Judi Gullickson/Anne Headings
Advanced Rally8Monday7:45 - 8:30pmJune 15contact trainer@potcdog.com$105Sue Vanderheiden/Judi Gullickson/Anne Headings
Canine Freestyle8Thursday8pmJune 18contact trainer@potcdog.com$105Anne Norton
Beginner Agility (CLASS IS FULL)
*Preregistration Required
8Tuesday6pmJune16contact webmaster@potcdogs.com
$105Linda Doerfler
Intermediate Agility (CLASS IS FULL)
*Preregistration Required
8Tuesday7pmJune 16contact webmaster@potcdogs.com$105Diane Bader
Members Only Classes click HERE – requires password

Membership Meeting

To fulfill membership requirements, members must attend two (2) meetings per year.  Membership year is March to February.
All members are encouraged to attend as many meetings as possible, in order to stay informed to club business and vote on changes.

Membership Meetings are held at the Club and the scheduled as follows:

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 – 6:30pm
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 – 6:30pm
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 – 6:30pm
Wednesday, September 9, 20209 – 6:30pm
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 – 6:30pm
Saturday, January 16, 2021 – 6pm with elections of Executive Board to follow immediately (snow date TBA)

Membership Information

An individual seeking membership to POTC must first complete a POTC Beginner’s Obedience or Agility Class at the cost of $105. Once the class is completed, an individual may then join POTC and the following annual costs apply.


$95.00 per year. ONE person. ONE dog in training.


$105.00 per year. ONE or more persons and TWO or more dogs in training. ‘Family’ is considered ‘All persons living at the same address and economically dependent upon the head of the household or each other.’


Children under 18 must have a ‘Family Membership’ in the name of one or both of their parents or guardians.


For individuals or families wishing to maintain a club membership but NOT train a dog at this time.
Associate Membership – $55.00

Membership Fees are due April 1 of each year to the Treasurer.


All members must attend at least 2 membership meetings per year and help with a class, trial or other club business in order to maintain membership.  These “service hours” must equal at least 16 hours per year.  Membership year is April through March.

Members must own or co-own the dog in training.
Members cannot train a dog belonging to a non-member unless class fee is paid in full.
Members can train another member’s dog.

A POTC membership entitles members to attend all classes at no additional charge.
POTC offers “Members Only” classes, which are not offered to the public and are more advanced than public-offered courses.
Members may train their dogs during a scheduled Beginners Class if ring space is available and the handler is not disruptive to the class in progress.

Click here to download the Membership Application v62020

Click here to download the Release of Liability-Photo-Minor