Handler’s and MNRC Annual Meeting

Handler’s Meeting:
President Larry Kimble
opened the meeting with a moment of silence remembering former Master National President John Blackbird.

The Handler’s Meeting began with Chief Marshal Jack Combs announcing the Judges

The 2017 Judges:
Flight A- Blake Lemish & Jack Belick;
Flight B – Laurice Williams & Helen Romain;
Flight C – Steve Souder & Laura Foster ;
Flight D – Gary Kavan & Jimmy O;
Flight E – Roger Everett & Wendy Rowan
Flight F- Dale Langhorne
& Janet Wood

Starting Saturday:
Flight A: SE Frantzen L/W
Flight B: House Pastue Land
Flight C: Red Lakes  L/W
Flight D: Baby Herrington L/W
Flight E: Crawlin’  Buck  Land
Flight F: Uncle Honey Land

Judge Spokesperson Steve Souder talked to the handlers about safety. About protecting your dog and yourself from the high heat. He also said each judge will determine the creep line and will decide on handling on a blind.  Be sure your dog is leashed immediately following your test.  And Good Luck to all.

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Rotation will be Starting Dog Saturday Series One: #118; Series Two #3; Series Three #26; Series Four #49; Series Five #72 and Series 6 #95.

Scratches:
Flight A: # 60; 106 & 108 & 122
Flight B:  # 9 24 60 73 94 116 & 122
Flight C:  # 26 35 67 88 90 106 & 108
Flight D:  # 10 16 53 54 79 91 109 116 119 119 122
Flight E: #1 11 13 27 30 38 42 43 49 50 57 62 65 66 69 71 106 & 129
Flight F:  # 8 37 39 57 92 108 121 127  & 134

Moves: E 9 will become C 138 and E 39 will become  B139

Master National Annual Meeting:
Bill Teague opened the meeting with his Retriever Hunting Test Advisory Committee (RHTAC) Report

Read:  RHTAC and  MNRC Foundation Report

Russ Reavis addressed the meeting on behalf of the AKC. He outlined the status of the AKC Hunt Tests in terms of numbers

Voting:   VP Allen Dillard announced the results of the Election of Judges for the 2018 Master National.

Region 1:  Megan Baker; Keith Maready and Jim Wonnell
Region 2: Keith Kesow and Dave Kress
Region 3: Mike Akeroyd and Bill Blochowiak and Randy Morton
Region 4: Ron Saul and Michael O’Bannon

Re- elected was Robert Rascoe, Director, Region 1 and Jimmy Hughes, Treasurer.  Mike Colson, Region 4 was elected as Vice President, Region 4.

Both By-Laws changes were approved.

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