2018 Master National Retiring Dogs

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

2018 Hall of Fame Retrievers

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

MNRC Thanks Event Sponsors and Donors

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.

Frankie’s Party 2018

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

Clayton Crawford Award Announced

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

Opening Ceremony 2018

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

2018 Handlers and Annual Meeting

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

Important Notice: Bird Disposal

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

Master National Store Opens Friday

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

Master National to Begin Thursday

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

Setup Week in Oregon 2018

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 Schedule of Events

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

Important Notice: Judge Change for 2018

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 MNRC Foundation Report

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

Election of MNRC Board Members

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

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