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…

Memories 1: A Blast From the Past

Here is a bit of our history we hope will spark fond memories of events, people and retrievers of the past.  Enjoy!

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2018 Master National Retiring Dogs

Congratulations to the marvelous retrievers who Retired from Master National Competition in 2018. Even though this may be the finish of their competition life we hope they will be enjoying many more years of retrieving and hunting and just enjoying … Continue reading

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2018 Hall of Fame Retrievers

Congratulations to these amazing retrievers! These fabulous canines have qualified at three Master National events and represent the 2018 newest inductees into the AKC Master National Hall of Fame. Kudos to the owners, handlers and dogs!   This year we … Continue reading

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New Region 1 Director to Serve on MNRC Board

Keith Maready of Newport, North Carolina has been appointed to the Master National Retriever Club Board of Directors as Director for Region 1 for the current year. Keith fills a one-year vacancy left by Director Robert Rascoe as he becomes … Continue reading

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Host Committee Named For 2019 Master National

In 2019 a Master National Host Committee, not an official club, was selected to run the event.  The Event will be chaired by CSL Board Member Michelle Love along with key committee members.  Those members include but are not limited … Continue reading

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2019 MNRC President, Chief Marshal Begin Term

Congratulations to our 2019 Master National Retriever Club President Jack D. Combs. After nine years serving on the Board of Directors Jack will take the head up the team for Cheraw, SC. Read Jack’s Bio Keith Winch, VP of Region … Continue reading

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Master National Gets New Directional Signs

Many thanks to Graphic Designer John Gerbino for creating the great new Flight signs for the Master National event.  The new clean look was well received by Sponsors and Handlers this year. John could not attend this year’s event but … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Amateur Field Trial Club Holds Junior Fun Test

We all know that getting juniors involved in handling dogs and running hunt tests is critical to the continuation of our sport. The Wisconsin Amateur Field Trial Club is putting that belief in practice and helping Juniors in a special … Continue reading

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Clayton Crawford Award Announced

MNRC President Kevin Bunnell presented Annette Pacheco with the Clayton Crawford Award for her outstanding service and dedication as 2018 Hunt Test Chair. As a Board Member and Secretary of the host club, Umpqua Valley Retriever Club,  Annette led the … Continue reading

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Diagrams: 3rd and 4th Series

                Flight A Strader Water Test  This test is a Water Triple with a Single Blind. Bird #1 is a dead duck thrown across the pond from left to right and lands in … Continue reading

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