Entry Fee - $35 per dog for each stake (subject to change)

 

For questions/more info: Contact Brian Schaffer

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Purpose: A fun, non-threatening way to learn and participate in Field Trial-style events. 

 

For all stakes except Hunting and Shooting, gunners will be provided by the MHSA Club.

 

Ribbons will be awarded to all placing Handlers/Dogs.

 

Judges will have the option of awarding up to 2 Award of Merit per class

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Puppy Stake:                  

Steady/Unsteady spaniel less than 15 months old at the time of the first Fun Trial. Open to any Handler. Open to any breed of flushing spaniel

 

Junior Stake:                  

Handler age 16 or younger. Dog may be steady or unsteady. Handler and Dog are judged 50% each. Open to any breed of flushing spaniel. Age and titles of dog do not matter.

 

Derby Stake:                   

Steady dog less than 2 years at the time of the first Fun Trial. Open to any Handler.

Open to any breed of flushing spaniel.

 

Novice Stake:                 

This stake is for the new dog and new handler. Dog does not need to be steady. Handler and Dog are judged 50% each. Dog or handler may not have any field trial placements.

First place and High Point handler/dogs of previous years Novice Stake should retire from this category. Open to any breed of flushing spaniel.

 

Open Stake:                    

Open to any Handler. Open to any all age steady dog. Open to any breed of flushing spaniel.

 

Hunting Dog Stake:        

Open to any unsteady dog. Open to any Handler. Handler does his/her own shooting. Handler and Dog are judged 50% each. Limited to 2 shells per bird. Break open action shotgun preferred but not required. Open to any breed of flushing spaniel.

 

Shooting Dog Stake:       

Open to any steady spaniel.  Handler does his/her own shooting.  Handler and Dog are   judged 50% each. Limited to 2 shells per bird. Break open action shotgun preferred but not required. Open to any breed of flushing spaniel

 

 

RULES

All participants must wear blaze orange clothing above the waist while out in the field, preferably a vest. Eye protection is strongly recommended. Ear protection is recommended when handling a firearm.

 

  • No dog in season allowed on grounds. All dogs must be on a leash, except when participating. Spaniels are not allowed to wear a collar of any type when running

 

  • Unless otherwise indicated, gunners will be provided for each stake by the MHSA

 

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