Meet Patty Polish the newest addition to the Master National Board of Directors. Patty will serve as Region 4 Director. Take a minute to learn more about Patty from her Bio. Patty Polish My husband,
Thank you The Retriever Journal, Writer Janet Wood and Photographer Nicole Boettger for the wonderful overview of the 2018 Master National in Roseburg, Oregon. The story really captured the atmosphere and camaraderie which we all
The first list of qualifiers for the 2019 event has been posted. As of January 12, there are 193 retrievers qualified to enter the 2019 Master National on October 17-27, at H Cooper Black in
The Master National Retriever Club (MNRC) wants to remind you about the Master National Retriever Club AKC Advanced Judges/Handler Seminar Grant Program. The MNRC is partnering with member clubs to support Advanced Judges Education seminar
Another look back at our past with photos of handlers, judges and retrievers of past events.
Here is a bit of our history we hope will spark fond memories of events, people and retrievers of the past. Enjoy!
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
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
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
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
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
As you begin training and testing for the 2019 Master National event we would like to remind you to please support our generous Partners. Without their help the Master National event would not be possible.
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
With Set-Up week behind us, we are ready to roll. Here are some shots from around the flights.
For the first time since the first Master National (1991), Frankie Prendergast has been a part of the Master National event. This year, Frankie was unable to attend but with the help of Joe Rhinehart
Thank you to all our wonderful volunteer workers. Without you we would Not be able to continue a Master National event of this size. We hope you enjoyed the evening?
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
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
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
Pam Bunnell, Janet Peters and Terry Elliott
Flight A Strader Land Water. This test is a Land Water Triple, single Blind with a Diversion Shot. Bird #1 is a dead duck thrown left to right directly in
The following is a report prepared by AKC Representative Joe Rhinehart delivered at the MNRC Annual Meeting, Friday, October 19, 2018. I have been tasked by the AKC with the assignment to present to you
In addition to the traditional Reception, Auction and Starting Dog Selection two “special” guests paid a visit to the MNRC Opening Ceremony and Banquet Thursday, October 18th to officially kick off the 2018 Event. Two
Flight D Lynch Land Triple Lynch Land-Water. This test is a Walkup Land/Water Triple with a Flyer and a Single Blind. Bird #1 is a dead duck thrown right to
President Kevin Bunnell opened the meeting on Friday October 19, 2018. The Handler’s Meeting began with Chief Marshal Allen Dillard announcing the Judges pairing. He cautioned Handlers of the narrow bridges and curvy roads and
For those of you in Pre-National Training, here’s a message from MNRC President Kevin Bunnell regarding Bird Disposal! There are two locations for bird disposal! There is a dumpster located at Bunnell’s Overhead Door, 991
The MNRC Event Store will be opening Friday, Oct 19th at 8 AM. Note the time change, it’s earlier to accommodate crowds prior to our 10:30 am-11:30 am Mandatory Handlers Meeting. Please look for signs for
It’s all set to begin Thursday with the Handler’s Banquet, followed by Handler’s Registration and Mandatory Handler’s Meeting on Friday and our FIRST SERIES starting on Saturday! Good Luck to everyone and a Big Thank
Judges, the Board of Directors and volunteers from Umpqua Valley Retriever Club worked very hard setting up tests, unpacking boxes and getting everything ready for this week’s 2018 Master National event in Roseburg, Oregon. Thank
2018 Master National Roseburg Oregon Thursday, October 18, 2018 Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 SW Frear Street, Roseburg, OR 97471 Conference Hall 5:00 pm Social Reception & Silent Auction begins 6:00 pm Opening Ceremony
Master National Retriever Club is pleased to announce that former Master National Judge Fred Collins has accepted the invitation to judge at this year’s Master National. Collins will replace Keith Maready. Maready had to withdraw from
2018 AKC Retriever Hunting Test Advisory Committee (RHTAC) Report Master National Retriever Club’s Annual Event October 19, 2018 Douglas County Fairgrounds Roseburg, Oregon On behalf of this committee, I express our thanks to Master National,
Master National Retriever Club Foundation (MNRCF, Foundation) Report on status of Foundation to MNRC Delegates & Members October 19, 2018 Roseburg, Oregon As reported last year at this meeting, the establishment of the Foundation that
It is not often, our Master National workers say a special thank you to us! The Roseburg church group, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, who helped us at the 2018 event, had a wrap up dinner
If you are planning to shoot live birds, either at the Master National event or in Pre-Master National training, you should know that Oregon has some very strict Statues regarding licensing. Oregon considers pen-raised pheasants
In addition to the two By-Laws Amendment changes, MNRC Clubs also received a Ballot for the election of Board Members. Here is the slate clubs will be voting on: Vice President Region 1: Robert Rascoe