As of January 14, there are now 134 retrievers qualified to enter the 2018 Master National on October 18-28, in Roseburg, Oregon. Hope to see you there. To view a current list of qualifiers: Click
We thought you might be interested in seeing some numbers so far from the 2018 Master National Qualifying Year. Beginning August 1, 2017 through December 31st there have been a total of 3,909 Master passes
Congratulations to the owners, handlers and retrievers who are first-time Master National Hunter titled dogs from Texas. These dogs have passed three Master National events! For a complete list of all MNH retrievers, Click Here
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 Sauls who had a scheduling conflict. Kinnard will represent
The American Kennel Club Hunt Test Advisory Committee is pleased to announce two new appointments to its group. Carol Hynes and Dave Coffey have agreed to serve in this volunteer position. Carol Hynes will represent
The Foundation is pleased to report they have sent $9,600 to the American Kennel Club Canine Relief Fund to support the assistance to dog owners and their families after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The Master
Thank you to Cera Reusser of Chase Away K9 Cancer for honoring our lost loved ones and K9 cancer survivors in this year’s touching tribute video. Almost $4,000 was raised to help Chase Away K9
NOTE: Jeff Manuel has been appointed to the MNRC Board of Directors as Director for Region 4 for the current year. Jeff says he looks forward to working with the regional clubs and members as
The 2018 Master National will be held in Roseburg, Oregon on October 18-28 an taking the helm of our ship will be former Region IV Vice President Kevin Bunnell. We thought you might like to
Thank you to everyone for participating, volunteering and attending the 2017 Master National at BigWoods on the Trinity. We hope you enjoy the rest now and look forward to seeing you October 18-22 in Roseburg,
Thank you to everyone who sent in photos for us to share!
The Master National Retriever Club would like to thank WHATABURGER for their support this year. WHATABURGER was a new Platinum sponsor , in addition to Garmin. This great company provided each handler with a free
Join us Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m. at BigWoods for a very special celebration. It started years ago in the parking lot of Frankie Prendergast‘s hotel with a few steaks and some beers. Twenty-six years
Thank you to Michelle Love & Rex Gibson for their attention to detail in making the Worker’s Appreciation Dinner a smashing success! And we want to thank ALL of our wonderful workers. Without you this
Congratulations to the 2018 Master National Judges. These judges were elected by the MNRC clubs and announced at the MNRC Annual Meeting. Looking forward to seeing you in Oregon. Region 1: Megan Baker; Keith Maready
Handlers pick up their bags and judges give last instructions to the handlers.
Whistling Duck, S.E. Nevada Moonshine, Big Bee Bionic Thong, Blue Lagoon, Gar Hole Middle Church, Pecan Blind, West Persimmon Crawlin’ Buck, Red Lakes, Baby Herrington House Pasture, Frantzen, Uncle Honey
The Master National Retriever Club now has three new signboards. The stations are ready to use and will be available for pictures throughout the week. We would like to thank Jeannie & Sam Ferguson, Jean
Dr. Robert McFarlane, owner of BigWoods On The Trinity decided to step out-of-the-box and give us his take on what to expect in eateries for those attending the Master National. Dr. Bob’s Eats About Town
There was lots of excitement and anticipation as the Master National gets under way at this year’s Opening Ceremony.
Handler’s Meeting: President Larry Kimble opened the meeting with a moment of silence remembering former Master National President John Blackbird. The Handler’s Meeting began with Chief Marshal Jack Combs announcing the Judges The 2017 Judges:
Judges, committee members and assistant stake marshals to set up tests. Corporate Sponsor Liaisons Michelle Love & Rex Gibson plus volunteers prepare the Handler’s bags. Store ladies Pam Bunnell and Terry Elliott and friends unpack
Note: Watch for updated postings at the Event Headquarters and on the Master National website. THURSDAY OCTOBER 12, 2017 Opening Ceremony Copeland Center at Lakeview Methodist Conference Center, 400 Private Road 6036, Palestine, TX 75801
The Board of Directors of the Master National Retriever Club plus members of the set-up committee are working with our Judges to make this a very special Master National.
House Pasture S. E. Franzten Uncle Honey
Crawlin’ Buck Red Lakes Baby Herrington
Whistling Duck S. E. Nevada Uppity
Middle Church Pecan Blind West Persimmon
On Friday, October 13, Mr. Bill Teague presented this report before the MNRC Annual Meeting. It is a status report on the MNRCF. We open this report with a saddened heart as we mourn the
RHTAC Report to MNRC, October 13, 2017 Retriever Hunting Test Advisory Committee (RHTAC) Report Master National Retriever Club’s Annual Event October 13, 2017 Palestine, Texas We open this report with a saddened heart as we
Just thought you would like to see some of the special items at this year’s auction. And also included that night is a shotgun raffle with only 52 tickets!
A Training Property Draw will be held Tuesday, October 10th for training on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. That draw will also be held at the BigWoods equipment barn at 4.m. Thank you to East Texas
Friends of the Master National, On behalf of the Board of Directors, we want to thank you for your efforts to make the 25th Master National a success. Without your support, we could not accomplish
The Master National community has lost a great friend. Former Master National President John Blackbird, of Mora, Minnesota and longtime field trial and hunt test competitor died suddenly September 9, 2017. Our deepest sympathies are