2019 Master National Training Birds

Robbie Davis, Drakes and Hens, LLC, is the bird supplier for the 2019 Master National.

While all birds at the event will be mallard drakes or rooster pheasants, training birds may be ordered as either sex or random mix.
Prices range from $12 to $14.50 and is determined by sex and type. Please call Robbie for details.

Birds may be ordered at any time but will only be delivered to H Cooper Black beginning October 12, 2019. You may arrange for pick up at the bird farm prior to or after the 12th.

Orders must be placed at least 24 hours prior to delivery.

PLEASE NOTE: You are responsible for the proper disposal of training birds. The dumpsters at Cooper Black are NOT to be used for bird disposal.

A Bird Disposal Pit is located near Goose Pond.  There will be a sign to show you its location. Birds MUST BE disposed of in Burlap bags, absolutely NO plastic or trash.

Attention Master National Gunners: 
By South Carolina state law, anyone shooting birds at the event is covered under the Field Trial Permit and is not required to get a South Carolina hunting license.

Shooting Birds during PNational Pre-Training
However, the Field Trial Permit does NOT apply to pre-national training or training groups.  Temporary and non-resident licenses may be purchased online at the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

TO ORDER YOUR TRAINING BIRDS CALL Robbie Davis: 803.968.1163

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AKC.TV Creates Hunt Test Video

Thank you AKC.TV ! You produced a super video for a general audience, one that explains what the AKC Hunt Tests are all about.  A special thanks goes out to Doug Ljungren, Caroline Murphy and Russ Reavis of the AKC for their support in helping us to promote the Retriever game and to encourage dog owners to try the AKC Junior Hunt Test.

AKC-TV produced this Junior Hunt Test video at the Cooper River Hunt Test at the H Cooper Black facility in Cheraw, SC April, 2019.  With the help of Trish Jagoda, Mary Harding and MNRC CSL Michelle Love we now have a professionally produced video to share with others. Great Job everyone.  Be sure to share this with your friends.

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Shop Till You Drop: MNRC Store Extravaganza

The Master National Retriever Club Merchandise Store will open on Friday, October 18th at 8 a.m..  This will be the last year Store Managers Pam Bunnell & Terry Elliot will be hosting the store.  So it’s a Celebration like no other. We will send a text message to all handlers throughout the week to let  you know when the store will be open. — So Get Ready To Shop! Love Pam & Terry!

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2019 Master National Schedule of Events

Note: 2019 Master National Events take place in Hartsville & Cheraw, South Carolina 

Thursday, October 17, 2019 DeLoach Center at Coker College, 300 East College Avenue, Hartsville, SC 

5:00 pm Social Reception & Silent Auction begins 5:30 pm 52-Card Raffles for Men’s & Women’s Shotguns opens 6:00 pm Opening Ceremony Welcome & Introduction of Dignitaries and Sponsors 6:30 pm Starting Dog Selection 7:00 pm Handler’s Banquet 7:30 pm Silent Auction & Shotgun Raffles End; Live Auction Begins

Friday, October 18, 2019 DeLoach Center at Coker College, 300 East College Avenue, Hartsville, SC 

8:00 am – 9:00 am Bitch Check (parking lot) 

8:00 am – 10:00 am Handler’s Registration (DeLoach Center) 9:00 am – 4:00 pm MNRC Store open (DeLoach Center side room) 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Vendor Village open (parking lot) 10:00 am – 10:30 am Chief Marshall meets with Committee Chairs

10:30 am – 12:00 pm Mandatory Handlers Meeting 

RHTAC Report
AKC Report
Chief Marshal, Safety Chair & Grounds Instructions
Judges’ Instructions to Handlers

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Committee Signup

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm MNRC Annual Meeting 

MNRCF Report
MNRC Annual Report
MNRC Elections

Saturday, October 19, 2019   H. Cooper Black Jr. Memorial Field Trial Area,
279 Sporting Dog Trail, Cheraw, SC And Surrounding Areas 

7:00 am MNRC Annual Hunting Retriever Test Begins 

Test Dogs will run as soon as practicable Flight locations to be posted via Text Msg and on MNRC Social Media

Tuesday, October 22, 2019   H. Cooper Black Jr. Memorial Field Trial Area,
279 Sporting Dog Trail, Cheraw, SC Large Tent at Vendor Village 

6:30 pm Workers’ Appreciation Reception 7:00 pm
7:30 pm Workers’ Appreciation Dinner
Workers’ Appreciation Games Begin

Thursday, October 24, 2019 H. Cooper Black Jr. Memorial Field Trial Area,
279 Sporting Dog Trail, Cheraw, SC Large Tent at Vendor Village 

6:30 pm Annual Steak Dinner in Honor of Frankie Prendergast

Saturday, October 26, 2019, or Sunday, October 27, 2019 H. Cooper Black Jr. Memorial Field Trial Area, 279 Sporting Dog Trail, Cheraw, SC Large Tent at Vendor Village 

TBA Closing Ceremony and Awards
**Time to be announced via Text Msg and on MNRC website and on Social Media

Schedule of Events: is subject to change but ALL handlers will be notified by text message in the event of a change

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Opening Banquet is Just 7 Weeks Away

The 2019 Master National Opening Banquet is just 7 weeks away — Thursday, October 17,  at the DeLoach Center at Coker College, 300 East College Ave., Hartsville SC.

Hope to see you there! A complete Schedule of Events will be coming soon.

See the 2019 Event Page

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2019 Master National Running Order

The 2019 Master National Running Order for Flights A through G are now posted. Keep in mind, the Starting Dog number isn’t picked until Opening Banquet, Thursday Oct. 19th.

See you in Cheraw. Have fun training!

Running Order

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Annual Meeting Info, Judges Ballot Sent to Clubs

In the next few days contacts and delegates will be receiving documents pertaining to the MNRC Annual Meeting scheduled for Friday, October 18th in Cheraw, South Carolina.

  1. Ballots for election of board members and selection of 2020 MN judges.  All member clubs elect the Vice President and Secretary.  Only regional clubs elect Directors.
  2. Each club may submit one ballot via email (elainegoodner1251@gmail.com), U.S. mail until October 8th (2119 Tallow Dr., Portland, TX 78374) or hand delivered in Cheraw prior to the Annual meeting.
  3. Minutes to the 2018 Annual Meeting
  4. Agenda for 2019 Annual Meeting
  5. Various reports

See you in South Carolina,  Elaine Goodner

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2019 Master National Flight Draw

H. Cooper Black Sporting Dog Facility

The 2019 Master National flights are posted. Dogs are listed alphabetically within each flight.  

CLICK HERE TO VIEW FLIGHTS

For problems contact

Hunt Test Secretary Frank Barton   fbarton@bartonpowersports.com

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Entries for 2019 Master National Top 1,000

Congratulations to all those who have entered the 2019 Master National! Our event on October 17-27th in Cheraw, South Carolina will be the Largest Retriever Event in the world! 1,020 retrievers are expected to run at the H Cooper Black Sporting Dog Facility.

Click Here to View the 2019 Entered Dog List

Many thanks to Hunt Test Secretary Frank Barton  , who will now begin work on assigning dogs into flights and creating a running order.  Please be patient and remember this is a tremendous undertaking.

Congratulations again on your accomplishment and in entering the 2019 event. Have fun training and enjoy the journey!

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2019 Master National Entries Now Closed

The 2019 Master National Entry System is now closed.
Good Luck and See you in Cheraw, SC!

See a List of 2019 Entered Dogs

2019 Master National Premium

2019 Master National Event Page

 

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