Monthly Archives: October 2019

AKC Announces Hunt Test Rule Changes

Mr. Doug Ljungren, Executive Vice President, AKC Sports & Events announced new rule changes at the 2019 Master National Handler’s Meeting on Friday, October 18th. Ljungren said the AKC Board Of Directors voted to make three changes to Regulations & … Continue reading

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409 Qualify At 2019 Master National

Congratulations to everyone who participated, judged, volunteered and served on the Board of Directors at the 2019 Master National. This year, 409 outstanding retrievers qualified at the event of almost 1,000 canines.  The retrievers participated in running six challenging series … Continue reading

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Special Thanks To Set-Up And Test Dogs

The Master National sends a special Shout-Out to Handler Mary Gregg who arranged for our Set-Up and Test Dogs in Cheraw. These folks volunteered to work for two weeks to help make this a super Master National. They are our … Continue reading

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Thank You John Gerbino

A special thanks to John Gerbino and Associates. John has provided detailed design, consulting and printing for the Flights signs and assisted with the design of the 2019 Cheraw Worker’s Pin. If you see John please express your appreciation for … Continue reading

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Michelle Love Receives Clayton Crawford Award

The Clayton Crawford Award is given to honor and recognize the person or persons whose unconditional help and hard work made the current year’s event a success. As many of you know Michelle lost of her sister a few week … Continue reading

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Diagram: Bird Dog Lane Land

Bird Dog Lane Land This is a Land Triple with a single blind and a walkup. Bird #1 appears to the handler’s right side in the trees at 42 yds and is thrown right to left. Bird #2 is thrown … Continue reading

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Judges Elected for 2020 Master National

The judges election was announced at the 2019 Annual Meeting, Friday, Oct. 18 by MNRC Secretary Elaine Goodner. Region 1 Megan Baker and Christian Ricker and Robert Johnson Region 2 Jimmy Olsweski; Alan Bruhin and Beth Trudel Region 3 Judges: … Continue reading

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Diagram: Boatwright Water

Boatwright Water This test is a Water Triple with a single blind and diversion shot. As the dog comes out of the holding blind a lone diversion shot is fired from the #1 gun station. After the handler signals for … Continue reading

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Diagram: Wood Duck Water

Wood Duck Water This is a water triple with a single blind and a diversion shot. The test starts on the north end of Wood Duck pond and faces back to the south. All birds are dead ducks. Bird #1 … Continue reading

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Diagram: Lee’s Pond Water

Lee’s Pond Water This test is a Water Triple with a single blind and a diversion shot. The judges start this test by blowing a duck call. Bird #1 is thrown from the handler’s right side and from behind a … Continue reading

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