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RAFTCOSA RATG's & Beginners Test

Postby Jessie Hughes » Fri 31 Jan 2020 4:19 pm

Entries Close Monday 6th April 2020
*****Definitely no late entries accepted*****

Affiliated with the South Australian Canine Association Inc., will conduct


VENUE: Gibson’s property, 415 Morris Rd, Prospect Hill SA
Use next gate, signposted, do not go into house

Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th April 2020

Date Test Judge Vetting Start Time
Sat 18.4.20 Novice RATG Ben Kradolfer 8.00 – 8.15 am 8.20 am
Sat 18.4.20 Open RATG Kate Eltringham (V) 8.00 – 8.15 am 8.20 am

Sat 18.4.20 Beginners Test Retrieving Trial For Gundogs 10.30 – 10.35 am not before 11am
(will use pigeons and a shotgun) Christine Hayes (unless vetted earlier) (at completion of RATG’s)

Sun 19.4.20 Novice RATG Kate Eltringham (V) 8.00 – 8.15 am 8.20 am
Sun 19.4.20 Open RATG Lynne Webster 8.00 – 8.15 am after Novice

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

Please include a legible email address on the front of your entry form (or a ssae if no email and you require a receipt). Condition of entry: when not running a dog, competitors will be required to act as Stewards.

Entry Fees per trial: Members Non-members
Novice & Open RATG & Beginners Test $12.00 $15.00 includes catalogue

Annual Membership: Single $20.00; Family $25.00; Senior $15.00. Financial Year: 1st October – 30th September
Vet Stewards: nominated by the Committee Trial Manager: Susan Burns
SACA Rep: Saturday - Jeff Patrick Sunday - Christine Hayes

Please post completed entry forms in time to arrive prior to close of entries, to: Secretary: Jessie Hughes
PO Box 168 Prospect SA 5082. Ph: 0407 25 37 50 Email: Jessie.h@adam.com.au
Dogs SA Journal, June 2012, Page 23 “Email entries are not approved by Council.”

**alternatively you can use Easydog entries - http://www.easydogentries.com

SACA/ANKC Affiliate Membership Numbers must be placed on entry forms which must be accompanied by fees or proof of Bank Transfer. If not using EDE, payments for entries can be made via cheque or bank transfer to: Bank Account BSB 065 122 Account 0090 5118 to Retrieving And Field Trials Club Of SA Inc. Bank Account transfers must be paid into RAFTCOSA account by close of entries. **Please include your name as the reference and include receipt to payee at Lynnew@adam.com.au

Prizes awarded Novice and Open RATG, Beginners Test 1st place (qualifying only).

Certificate to all qualifying entries in RATG. Completion certificate for Beginners Test at judge’s discretion.
Place cards 1st, 2nd, 3rd qualifying only.

R.A.T.G. Rules: Refer to ANKC Website, Rules. http://ankc.org.au/AboutUs/?id=1253
Rules for the conduct of Retrieving Ability Tests for Gundogs - (effective 1 January 2019)
Eligibility Page 3.

DUMMY: The type of dummies used shall be at the discretion of the Judge according to the Rules. DUMMIES must be presented for inspection prior to close of vetting. Novice 2 dummies required, Open requires 3. If competing in both RATG’s on Saturday separate dummies must be supplied for each dog.

Hot weather policy applies, if forecast temperature at 10.00 am two days prior on eldersweather.com.au is 32º or above the trial will be cancelled, unless there is ample swimming water on the property. Where an Exhibition is cancelled in accordance with the Hot Weather Rules, no entry fees will be refunded. Effective 1st January 2019. Contact convenor if in doubt.

No catering Camping is not permitted on the Property.
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