Lure Coursing

Eligible Breeds

All dogs one year of age or older from the following breeds are eligible to participate in Lure Coursing Events.

AKC Recognized Breeds
  • Afghan Hound
  • Basenji
  • Borzoi
  • Greyhound
  • Ibizan Hound
  • Irish Wolfhound
  • Italian Greyhound
  • Pharaoh Hound
  • Portuguese Podengo Pequeno
  • Rhodesian Ridgeback
  • Saluki
  • Scottish Deerhound
  • Whippet
* Foundation Stock Service Breeds
  • Azawakh
  • Cirneco Dell’Etna
  • Norrbottenspets (effective 7/1/11)
  • Peruvian Inca Orchid (effective 9/1/12)
  • Portuguese Podengos (Medio & Grande)
  • Sloughi
  • Thai Ridgeback


  • * May compete for suffix titles only
  • Dogs of these breeds recorded with the Purebred Alternative Listing Program/Indefinite Listing Privilege (PAL/ILP) or dogs with Conditional registration are eligible to participate.
  • Spayed and neutered dogs are eligible to participate.
  • Monorchid and cryptorchid dogs are ineligible to participate.
  • Bitches in season are not eligible to participate.
  • Hounds with breed disqualifications, as listed in the AKC Breed Standards, are ineligible to enter lure coursing trials and tests.
  • Dogs with Limited Registration are eligible to participate.