Gundog Club of SA Inc. RATG's May 2018

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Gundog Club of SA Inc. RATG's May 2018

Postby Jessie Hughes » Mon 26 Feb 2018 12:03 pm

Entries Close Friday 27th April 2018
*****Definitely no late entries can be accepted*****

Gundog Club of SA Inc.
Affiliated with the South Australian Canine Association Inc., is conducting it’s

RETRIEVING ABILITY TESTS for GUNDOGS (RATG) at Willunga, SA. (new property, directions will be emailed after close of entries)

Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th May 2018

Date Test Judge Vetting Start Time
Sat 5.5.18 Trial 1 Novice RATG Lynne Webster 8.10 – 8.25 am 8.30 am
Sat 5.5.18 Trial 1 Open RATG Keith Millington 8.10 – 8.25 am to follow
Sat 5.5.18 Trial 2 Novice RATG Lynette Lennell to follow to follow
Sat 5.5.18 Trial 2 Open RATG Graeme Allen 11.30 am not before 12 noon
Sun 6.5.18 Trial 3 Novice RATG Lynne Webster 8.10 – 8.25 am 8.30 am
Sun 6.5.18 Trial 3 Open RATG Keith Millington 8.10 – 8.25 am to follow
Sun 6.5.18 Trial 4 Open RATG Lynne Webster to follow to follow trial 3
(prior to Novice RATG) if judging commences before 12 noon
Sun 6.5.18 Trial 4 Novice RATG Graeme Allen 11.30 am not before 12 noon

The Club reserves the right to engage a Reserve Judge if necessary.

Please include an email address on your entry form (or a ssae if no email and you require a receipt or directions).

Entry Fees per trial: Members Non-members
Novice and Open RATG $10.00 $13.00 includes catalogue

Annual Membership: Single $15.00; Double $20.00 for 2 partners (extra partner $10.00 each);Pensioner — Age/Invalid $10.00; Junior $5.00. Financial Year: 1st November – 31st October. Please complete membership form.
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Vet Steward: from the Sub Committee SACA Rep: Jessie Hughes
SACA Membership number to be on all entry forms, with required fee, cheques made out to Gundog Club of SA Inc:

Entries to: Trial Convenor - Carmel Nottle, PO Box 2236, Salisbury Downs, SA, 5108. Mobile 0448809191. email: carmel.nottle@unisa.edu.au or you can use Easydog online entries - http://www.easydogentries.com Email entries will not be accepted.

Dogs SA Journal, June 2012, Page 23 “Email entries are not approved by Council.”

Prizes awarded - Cash and Sash: 1st 2nd 3rd
Novice and Open RATG $15 $10 $5 qualifying only.
Certificate to all qualifying entries. Other trophies where donated.

R.A.T.G. and RTFG Rules: Refer to ANKC Website, Rules.
NOVICE Retrieving Ability Test
2.3. To be eligible to compete in a Novice Retrieving Ability Test, a dog must not have received three passes in Novice Retrieving Ability Tests under at least two Judges or gained any of the following Titles as defined in the Rules for the Conduct of Retrieving Trials for Gundogs (effective 1 Jan 2014) – DM, CM, QND, NRD, RRD, AARD, RT CH, Nat RT CH, Grand RT CH.
OPEN Retrieving Ability Test
2.4. To be eligible to compete in an Open Retrieving Ability Test, a dog must have received three passes in Novice Retrieving Ability Tests or have gained any of the following Titles as defined in the Rules for the Conduct of Retrieving Trials for Gundogs (effective 1 Jan 2014) – DM, CM, QND, NRD, RRD, AARD, RT CH, Nat RT CH, Grand RT CH

A starting pistol WILL NOT be used at these Retrieving Ability Tests.
DUMMY: The type of dummies used shall be at the discretion of the Judge in compliance with the Rules. DUMMIES must be presented for inspection prior to close of vetting.
Novice 2 dummies required, Open requires 3. Separate dummies required for each dog per Test.

If the entry is excessive the Novice and Open class in each trial will run concurrently.

No catering.
Camping is not permitted on the Property. Nearest Camping available at Kuitpo Forest by arrangement with the Rangers, McLaren Vale Caravan Park or Strathalbyn Caravan Park.
Jessie Hughes
 
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