It was time for an update. Masternational.org has been upgraded with a clear, easy-to-follow Navigation system that has links to everything on the site. The reason for upgrading our website was to become Mobile Friendly,
The entries for the 2022 Master National, to be held in Roseburg, Oregon have closed. 952 dogs have been entered into the event which will take place September 29- October 9. For a list of
Special Notice: If your dog received his MNH title in 2021 you are eligible for the 2021 Hall of Fame Video. Although the 2020 event was cancelled, we still produced a 2019 Hall of Fame and a 2020/2021 Retiring
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
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
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.
The Master National Retriever Club Board of Directors has selected the Columbia Basin area of Washington state to host the 2022 Master National event. The Tri Cities area of Washington includes the towns of Pasco,
Region 1 – Pennsylvania Megan Baker Since my last Master National Judging experience in 2014 I have continued to give back to the sport we all love so much. I am currently running 4 Golden
The 2019 Master National Opening Banquet is just 7 weeks away — Thursday, October 17, at the DeLoach Center at Coker College, 300 East College Ave., Hartsville SC. Hope to see you there! A complete
The 2019 Master National Running Order for Flights A through G are now posted. Keep in mind, the Starting Dog number isn’t picked until Opening Banquet, Thursday Oct. 19th. See you in Cheraw. Have fun
Region 1 – North Carolina Ellison Armfield Congratulations on qualifying for the 2019 Master National! H. Cooper Black holds so many special memories for me, most notably when I set the dumpster on fire about
Take a look back and see how many of these handlers and folks you remember from Past Master National events. Enjoy the show.
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.
Region 1 – Virginia Robert C. Johnson I am honored to have the opportunity to be a part of this event, as I represent Region 1. Our events would not be possible without your participation,
The Master National Retriever Club is pleased to welcome La Crosse Amateur Retriever Club of Wisconsin and the Southern Arizona Retriever Club as new member clubs. Congratulations and thank you to the officers for their
The Master National Retriever Club would like to welcome our newest member club to the organization. Welcome Minnesota Field Trial Association. All hunt tests presented by Minnesota Field Trial Association will count toward the 2018
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
Thank you to everyone who sent in photos for us to share!
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
Region 1 – Connecticut Jack Belicka I would like to thank all the members of Region 1 who voted for me to judge the Master National. It’s an honor and a privilege to represent you
Congratulations to all of the Amateur handlers who have qualified for the Inaugural Master Amateur Invitational. The event is being held April 23-29, 2017 in Cairo, Georgia. It’s great to see so many Master National
It all began in 1991 when Handler Frankie Prendergast decided to grill some steaks for his Master National friends in the parking lot of his hotel. Twenty-five years later, and with the help of his
Thank you to everyone who attended the 2016 Master National Opening Ceremony on Thursday, September 29th. And a Special Thank You to Purina, who has sponsored our event for 25 years! You are the Best
Important Notice to All Handlers Any handlers that train on grounds drawn from the official Pre-Master National Training Grounds lists do not need additional permits for using birds while training. You will be furnished a
Region 1 – Georgia Chris Bodine It is an honor and a privilege to be elected a Master National judge and I would like to thank all the Region 1 clubs that placed their trust
The new MNH Qualifier Rule takes effect this year, which means all MNH dogs are automatically qualified to enter the 2016 Master National. Because this is the first year this rule applies, we have a bit
A big thank you to the 2015 Master National Host Club Co-Chairs Michelle Love and Laurice Williams for their outstanding dedication and work on this year’s event. Michelle and Laurice along with so many volunteers
The Board of Directors has instituted a new Retiring Dog Pin. Designed by John Gerbino, the pin is given to the owner of a retriever who is officially retired from Master National competition. Owners wishing to
Diagrams for Bruce’s Farm Land/Water, Mallard Pond Land/Water and Palmetto West, Goose Pond Water and Good Pond Land
Many thanks to official MNRC Photographer Mark Atwater. Be sure to check UPCLOSEPHOTO.COM for pictures from each flight.
Almost 1,300 Invitations for the 2015 Master National were mailed out to owners of qualified retrievers this year. In just one batch of invitations sent out last month, almost 40 invitations were returned for incorrect addresses. The
The 2015 Master National Entry System will be available to use the first week of August. All Qualified Dogs will be accepted until the specified closing date. The Master National does not limit entries therefore
A Master National Retriever Club Coffee Deal you can’t resist! The remaining Black Dog Coffee Traders coffee MUST BE SOLD. Special Offer: $8 per package plus postage. Contact our ‘store guru’ Pam Bunnell at 541-430-2192
Marin Retriever Club would like to remind everyone that the FIRST DRAW for training properties will be Friday night October 3rd, at 6 p.m. at the Marin Retriever Club Tent on the test grounds. This
The Marin Retriever Club, our 2014 Host Club, is now offering Golden Lake Handler Jackets for sale with the Marin Retriever Club Commemorative 2014 logo embroidered onto the left chest! Golden Lake has several different