VICTORIAN STATE CHAMPIONSHIP RETRIEVINGTRIAL FOR GUNDOGS To be held under the Rules and Regulations of the Victorian Canine Association and the ANKC Rules for Retrieving Trials A copy of the rules may be inspected at the ANKC website.
SATURDAY 7th & SUNDAY 8th SEPTEMBER 2018
JUDGES: Mr. Robert Tawton (Vic) Mr. Gareth Tawton (Vic)
TRIAL MANAGER: Mr Rick Price
TRIAL SECRETARY: Mrs Lyn Wise
ENTRY FEES: $55.00
ENTRIES: Online entries via ‘Easydogs’ (preferred)
Paper entries accompanied by Cheque (and a Stamped Self-Addressed Envelope if a receipt is required) to be sent to Trial Secretary: Mrs Lyn Wise, 6719 Maroondah Highway, Yarck, Vic, 3719, Ph: 0419 399 207
Cheques to be made payable to DOGS VICTORIA
ENTRIES CLOSE 27th August NO LATE ENTRIES SHALL BE ACCEPTED
VETTING: 7.00 AM STARTING TIME: 8.00 AM
VCA Representative: To be advised
VENUE: Alexandra area
DRAW: A public draw to determine the running order will be made on Thursday 30th. August 2018 at 8.00 pm at the home of the Trial Secretary.
TROPHIES: Trophies and Sashes will be presented for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, & 5th places. A full trophy list will be printed in the catalogue.
QUALIFICATIONS: A Championship stake is confined to Gundogs that have been placed first in a Restricted Stake, first, second or third in an All Age Stake or have the title All Age Retrieving Dog (AARD). (Proof of eligibility of non-titled dogs must be included with entry form). A Championship stake shall consist of not less than five runs with at least thirteen (13) items of game to be retrieved; at least two (2) blind finds are to be included. A dog must be tested for steadiness from behind a Hide at least twice.
CATERING: Caterers have been engaged for both days of the trial.
CONDITIONS OF ENTRY: · Dogs Victoria reserves the right to contract a reserve judge if necessary. · Competitors must hold a current and valid Firearms Licence to handle a gun. Trial venues are private property and must NOT BE REVISITED at any time.All dogs will be examined by a competent examiner each day of the trial. Bitches in oestrum will not be permitted to compete. They may be on the property but not in the vicinity of the trial site or the area of the runs. No preparation for concealing oestrum shall be used. · ALL DOGS on the trial site must be on a lead (except when competing or being exercised). The lead must be held in the hand or the dog tethered on a lead of not more than 1.5 metres.