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Deadline To Enter 2022 Is Friday

Entries for the 2022 Master National event will close on Friday, August 12, at 6:00 PM CDT. * Please note the 6pm Central Time closing time. Please visit our Master National Entry System to enter

Bylaws Changes Proposed

To Master National Clubs and the Master National Community Purpose of this letter is help explain and give context to the ballot proposals that will require bylaws revisions being sent to all member clubs. It

Important Notice: Judge Change for 2022

The Master National Retriever Club is pleased to announce that Ted de Looze has accepted the invitation to judge at this year’s Master National. De Looze will replace Laura Foster.  Foster withdrew from judging due to a scheduling conflict.  De Looze will

AKC Lets Stand Talking To Dog on Honor

The Performance Events Department works closely with the Retriever Hunting Test Advisory Committee (RHTAC) regarding suggestions brought forward from the retriever hunting test community. Recently, the Performance Events Department received an item from the RHTAC

Meet Your Judges (2022)

Region 1 – North Carolina Jeffrey Henderson Let me begin by sharing that I am truly humbled to have been chosen to represent Region 1 as a judge for the 2022 Master National. Congratulations to

Ever Wonder How Hunt Tests Began?

Reprinted From the AKC Website: Retriever Hunting Test History In the 1980s hunters with good retrievers, but without the resources, or time, to be able to be competitive in field trials were anxious to have

Master National welcomes new clubs

The Master National Retriever Club would like to welcome two new clubs to the organization.  All tests presented by these clubs will count toward the 2022 Master National Qualifying year. New to the list of

Master Amateur Event Begins

The Master National Retriever Club sends it’s Best Wishes to the Handlers and Retrievers entered into the 2022 Master Amateur Invitational. About 170 amateur-handled dogs will compete at the test in Sedalia, Missouri May 22-29.

Oregon to Host 2022 Master National

The Master National Retriever Club Board of Directors is pleased to announce it has selected Roseburg, Oregon as the site for the 2022 Master National. The event will be held  September 29 – October 9.

Update: 2022 Master National

The Winter Board Meeting of the  Master National Retriever Club was held Feb. 26 in Dallas.  The Board addressed a number of challenging issues facing the MNRC.  It was decided that the Master National could

Region IV Appoints New Director

Meet Annette T. Pacheco the newest addition to the Master National Board of Directors.  Annette will serve as Region 4 Director, replacing Patty Polish who now becomes the Region IV Vice President. Former Vice President

First Amateur Team Excellence Award Winners

Congratulations to our First Amateur Team Excellence award winners.  This award began with the 2018 Master National event to recognize those amateur handler/dog teams that have passed the Master National event three times. The winners

A Tribute to Mary and Gump, MNH9

Writen By Frank Barton, Hunt Test Secretary For those that run their dogs at the Master National event, the designation MNH means a great deal. It is difficult to qualify for the event and even

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