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Special Notice: MNRC Professional Trainers & All Handlers

On behalf of the Master National Retriever Club Board of Directors, and with fervent support from president Allen Dillard, Michelle and Rex want to express our collective concern about your personal, family and kennel health, safety and well-being.  We trust … Continue reading

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Region 4 Names New 2020 Master National Judge

The Master National Retriever Club is pleased to announce that John Kinnard has accepted the invitation to judge at this year’s Master National. Kinnard will replace Ron Margiotta.Margiotta had to withdraw from judging.  John Kinnard will represent Region 4 in … Continue reading

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Important Notice: Judge Change for 2020

The Master National Retriever Club is pleased to announce that Dale Langhorne has accepted the invitation to judge at this year’s Master National. Langhorne will replace Eric Fryer.  Fryer withdrew from judging due to health concerns.  Dale Langhorne will represent … Continue reading

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Updated List of Qualifiers for 2020 Under New Rules

An updated list of  qualifiers for the 2020 event has been posted. As of May 1,  there are 1,475  retrievers qualified under the Special Criteria for 2020. The 2020 Master National will be held on September 24-October 4, in St. … Continue reading

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AKC Issues Retriever Hunting Test Suggested Best Practices

As Clubs begin to schedule AKC Hunt Tests again, the American Kennel Club Wednesday issued its suggested Best Practices for the safety of the handlers, club volunteers and exhibitors. Suggested Best Practices for the Well-Being of Dog Sport Participants The … Continue reading

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MNRC Makes Changes to 2020 Master National Qualification

The Master National Board of Directors is committed to providing updates regarding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the 2020 event.  The Board has completed an initial assessment and analysis of available 2020 qualification information, AKC hunt test cancellations, and … Continue reading

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Master National Retriever Club: COVID-19 Status Update

A message from President Allen Dillard: The Master National Retriever Club is continuously monitoring the status of the COVID-19 event and is committed to keeping you informed of any updates, developments, or changes that will impact the 2020 Master National … Continue reading

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Meet the 2020 Master National Judges

The MNRC wants to thank the dedicated judges who will give up two weeks of their life to become a part of Master National History.  Here’s a look at these impressive hunt test judges. CLICK HERE TO READ THEIR BIOGRAPHIES

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Foundation Selects Sallie Sullivan Handler of Year

Sallie P. Sullivan of Thomasville, Georgia has been selected by the Master National Retriever Club Foundation as the recipient of the 2019 “Bill T. Teague Handler of the Year.” She becomes the first woman to earn this prestigious Handler of … Continue reading

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MNRC Announcement Regarding COVID-19 Situation

The Master National Retriever Club is acutely aware of the circumstances developing due to the cancellation of AKC hunt tests in response to the COVID-19 situation. The MNRC supports all member clubs who have made this difficult decision for the … Continue reading

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