Monthly Archives: September 2016

Handler’s Meeting and Judges Instructions

Friday, September 30th activities included Bitch Check, Handler’s Registration, MNRC Store Opening, Handler’s Meeting and Instructions from the Judges, Committee Sign Ups and the Annual Meeting. Chief Marshal Kevin Bunnell addressed the group and talked about safety issues. He asked … Continue reading

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Sports Medicine Experts to Address MNRC Handlers

Some of the leading Veterinary Sports Medicine specialists in the country will be available for a Question & Answer panel discussion on Friday, September 30, 2016 from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. in the Gateway Hall at Purina Event Center. This … Continue reading

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Slideshow: Set Up Week Begins

  The judges, members of the host club and the MNRC Board of Directors are at the Busch grounds getting ready to prepare the 2016 Master National event. We wish everyone safe travel and look forward to seeing you at … Continue reading

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Avery Sporting Dog Sends Special Shipment To 2016 Master National

Thank you to our Diamond Sponsor Avery Sporting Dog.  David Carrington and Avery have supported the Master National Retriever Club year after year. The Avery Sporting Dog shipment has just arrived and is being unpacked now.  From grass to brush … Continue reading

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Master National Information & Training Guide

2016 Master National Information & Training Guide:  The first draw for Training Ground Property will take place on Saturday September 24th at 4 pm.  The draw will take place at the Pavilion behind the Department of Conservation Offices at Busch … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Happy Hour Event

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Directions to Purina Event Center and Spirit of St. Louis Airport

Host Hotels : Holiday Inn Express and Staybridge Suites 1155 Technology Drive, O’Fallon MO Directions from Host Hotels to Purina Event Center Note to Handlers: This route passes through multiple school zones.  Please plan accordingly for Friday morning bitch check, … Continue reading

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Sponsor Provides 6 Polaris Rangers for Master National event

Thank you to Silver Sponsor Tangelo Products and Frank Barton for donating the use of six 2017 Polaris Ranger 900 vehicles to be used at each flight at the Master National.  Each vehicle even comes with custom made racks to … Continue reading

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Friends We Have Lost in 2016

At the 2016 Opening Ceremony, we would like to remember those in the Master National Community who have passed away over the last year.  They can be handlers, trainers, judges, sponsors and other support folks who have made an impact … Continue reading

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Judge Change for 2016 Event

Master National event Judge Rich Pyka of Region 2 has decided to withdraw from this year’s slate due to personal reasons. Thank  you to 2011 Master National Judge DuWayne Bickle (Wisconsin) who will step in and take over judging duties … Continue reading

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