Author Archives: Mia DiBenedetto, MNRC Communications Director

Meet the 2017 Master National Judges

Attention all Master National Handlers! With about  weeks to go we want you to meet your 2017 Slate of Judges!  Thank you to our 12 judges for providing us pictures and biographies so that handlers can get to know you … Continue reading

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2017 Master National Entry Announcement

Entries for the 2017 Master National event will open on Tuesday, August 1, at 6:00 PM CDT and will close on Friday, August 18, at 6:00 PM CDT. Please note the 6 pm Central Time, open and close times. Please … Continue reading

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2017 Master National Event Schedule

Note: Here is your advanced look at the MNRC Event schedule. Watch for updated postings at the Event Headquarters and on the Master National website. Exact times will be added closer to the event. THURSDAY OCTOBER 12, 2017 Opening Ceremony … Continue reading

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WHATABURGER Joins MNRC Team

Congratulations to Texas proud, WHATABURGER restaurants on becoming a Platinum Level Sponsor of the 2017 Master National. It’s great to have you on board joining our other great supporters. Diamond Sponsors: Nestle Purina Petcare and ASD Avery Sporting Dog, as well … Continue reading

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Dogs Qualified for the 2017 Master National

As of July 9, 2017 there are now 981 retrievers qualified to enter the 2017 Master National to be held October 12-22 at The BigWoods on the Trinity in Tennessee Colony, Texas. To view the current list of qualifiers: Click … Continue reading

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Calling 2017 Hall of Fame and Retiring Dogs

It’s time to get your information together so you can include your dog in the 2017 Hall of Fame or Retiring Dog videos for 2017. The videos will premiere at the Handler’s Banquet at the Master National, and will be … Continue reading

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Accommodations Available at Lakeview Methodist CC

Here’s an alternative to traditional hotel rooms in Palestine.  Guest rooms are still available at the Lakeview Methodist Conference Center during the Master National.  Check out rooms, amenities and prices at http://www.lakeviewmcc.org Lakeview will be the site of the 2017 Master … Continue reading

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East Texas Black Gumbo RC Test

Master National host club East Texas Black Gumbo Retriever Club held a spring test at The Big Woods on the Trinity May 6 & 7.

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The BigWoods on the Trinity Hosts Spring Hunt Test

Spring is here at The BigWoods on the Trinity, home of the 2017 Master National.  Thanks to Drone Pilot Dr. Jay Herrington, here’s a sneak peek at the grounds as they prepare for the East Texas Black Gumbo Retriever Club … Continue reading

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2017 Hotels/Motels, B&Bs & RV Parks

HOTELS/MOTELS in Palestine **Please be sure to check each hotel for their Pet Policy.    Master National Retriever Club Host Hotel: HAMPTON INN & SUITES 903-723-0016 2700 S. Loop 256 http://www.hamptonpalestine.com Lakeview Methodist Conference Center 400 Private Road 6036 Palestine, … Continue reading

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