Category Archives: MNRC Board News & Updates

Check out news and updates of what’s happening at the Master National Retriever Club the other 50 weeks of the year…

Last Call: Entries for Youth, Handler of Year, Humanitarian Awards

Entries for the Master National Retriever Club Foundation awards will soon close.  Please take a few minutes to review the requirements for A Youth Handler, Handler of the Year, and Humanitarian Award and nominate someone you know for these prestigious … Continue reading

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Handler’s Banquet Opens 2019 Event

Thank you Michelle Love and Rex Gibson for organizing a fabulous Handler’s Banquet. It was great to see so many ol’ friends enjoying a yearly reunion plus meeting all the new Handlers who joined us this year.  Many thanks to … Continue reading

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Get Your Free Closing Ceremony Award Photo

Professional Photographer Barbara Bozeman of Sights & Hounds Photography is offering the Closing Ceremony Award Photos to all for FREE.  She has posted the photos on her Sights & Hounds Facebook page. Sights & Hounds Photography look for sightsnhounds on … Continue reading

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Call for Entries for Youth, Handler of Year, Humanitarian Awards

Entries for the Master National Retriever Club Foundation awards are now open.  Please take a few minutes to review the requirements for A Youth Handler, Handler of the Year, and Humanitarian Award and nominate someone you know for these prestigious … Continue reading

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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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