Be sure to watch the 2010 MN Hall of Fame Inductees, the 2011 MN Retired Dogs and the Tribute to Frankie Prendergast videos now available online! Just go to the Master National Video page for
Alabama State Cattle Ranch 2012
2012 Master National Hunt Test Chairman Read Holland sent us a few pictures to give us an idea of the terrain we can expect next year. Keep in mind there is a great deal of
AKC Changes To HUNT TEST RULES
On Nov. 7, 2011 the Board of Directors of the American Kennel Club approved revisions and changes to Retriever Hunting Test Regulations. These changes represent Judges’ Eligibility and Approval, Honoring, Walk Ups, Marking and Memory
Master National Photos 2011
Check out these great photos by Sarah and Jeffrey Wonnell! Thank you for sharing these with us. This is just a sampling of their shots, to view the entire collection go to Sarah’s Gallery online.
Judges Comments From 2011 Master National
James “Doc” Wonnell , Judge Region 1 I would like to congratulate all of the handlers who qualified at the 2011 Master National. A job well done. I’ve never had the pleasure to judge a
Master National Workers Committees 2011
Here are some of the wonderful volunteer workers who helped during this year’s events. Unfortunately everyone wasn’t present for the photos so we apologize that some folks didn’t get in. See you next year!
2011 Master National Photos
2011 Master National Photos taken by Steve Surfman Photography are now available to order online. To view and purchase photos please visit www.stevesurfman.com Click the orange Photo Reflect link at the bottom of the page.
Around Anatidae Farm 2011
There were so many wonderful memories made at this year’s event. We hope you enjoyed the 2011 Master National.
Workers Party 2011
Thanks to all of the workers who helped with this year’s event! The Master National would not be possible without your support. Yay!
Master National Action 2011
See how many folks you can recognize! Congratulations to everyone who participated, volunteered and visited the 2011 Master National event.
Sunday Oct. 2, 2011
MNRC gets under way with Series 1 at Anatidae Farm.
Opening Ceremony Friday, Sept. 30 2011
MNRC Opening Ceremonies, Sail Winds Conference Center, Cambridge, MD.
2011 MNRC Annual Meeting
The 2011 Master National event began with Opening Ceremonies on Friday, Sept. 30th at the Sail Winds Conference Center in Cambridge, MD, followed by the Selection of Starting Dog Number and the Handlers Dinner and
MNRC Judging Announcement
Attention Handlers: Due to a family emergency Jim Morris will not be able to judge the 2011 Master National event. In his absence, Steve Elliott of Washington, will be the substitute judge representing Region 4.
Master National Ice Truck and Lunches
Handlers: An ice truck will be available at Anatidae Farm to sell 8 to 10-lb. bags of ice. The truck will be stationed at the Pavilion area. Also, during the Master National event lunches will
Information and Training Grounds Guide
The Information and Training Grounds Guide has just been posted. Many thanks to Marlise Ricker and Terri Stevens of The Susquehanna Retriever Club for providing handlers with the ultimate guide of test and training grounds!
ATTENTION: Committee Assignments Are Posted
The Committee Assignments for Flight A, B and C have been posted. Please check your assignment before Committee Meetings at 11 a.m. Saturday so that you are sure to be included in the correct group.
2011 Master National Grounds September
Here is a look at some of the Anatidae Farm property as well as Fuguet Farm taken over the Labor Day Weekend.
Attention: Pre MN Training Announcement and Property Draws
The Susquehanna Retriever Club has obtained a Blanket Permit for Master National participants who are training at the Master National Training Properties. If you are planning to train, please be sure at least ONE person
Master National Summer Newsletter 2011
Updated (Aug 20) MNRC Newsletter Summer 2011
2011 MNRC Qualified Dogs
There are 732 dogs qualified to enter the 2011 Master National (this is NOT the final update). And I thought you might like to see some interesting statistics compiled by Jack D. Combs.
2012 Master National Judge Candidates
The 2012 Judges Slate Nominated By Master National Retriever Clubs Region #1 candidates: Mike Moss Michelle Love Prior MNRC judge candidate: Sydney Williams Region #2 candidates: Randall Ayres Carol Hynes Edgar Johnson Region #3 candidates:
Post Hurricane Irene Update
This report just in from Maryland. “Post Irene – we’re all healthy and safe. Irene decided to uproot several very large trees that will take some effort to clear, and many many small trees that
Pictures Needed Of Hall of Fame Qualifiers
If your dog is on this list –and you would like to be included in the 2011 Hall Of Fame video shown at the Handler’s Dinner, please send a good quality .gif or .jpg photo
Financial Status of the MNRC
Training Birds Available For MN 2011
TRAINING BIRDS: Training birds will be available from Buettner Farms. To ensure availability: Training Birds must be ordered at least 1 (one) week prior to the training period (Sept. 25 – Oct. 1) of the
SRC announces Crab Feast 2011
The Susquehanna Retriever Club has announced its plan for the Crab Feast, to be held at the Master National event on Monday, October 3, 2011! Please NOTE: time of the event has changed to 7
Meet Your Judges (2011)
Region 1 – Florida Dr. James Wonnell I was born and raised on a farm in central Indiana. High school involved mostly basketball, shop, and hunting. I got my first single barrel 16 gauge shotgun
MNRC and AKC welcomes special needs handler at hunt tests
The Master National Retriever Club in cooperation with the American Kennel Club is pleased to announce that special accommodations have been made to allow a disabled handler to enter the Master National event. The AKC
Call For Retiring Master National Retrievers
If you are planning to retire your Hall Of Fame retriever or a dog who has competed but not passed the Master National , please fill out the Master National Retiring Dog Form. And if