Dogs SA State Championship RTFG 11th & 12th August 2018

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Dogs SA State Championship RTFG 11th & 12th August 2018

Postby Jessie Hughes » Tue 22 May 2018 11:39 pm

The SA Canine Association Inc (SACA), Trading as Dogs SA presents the State Championship Retrieving Trial for Gundogs
Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th August, 2018.

Judges Mr Graeme Allen (SA)
Trial Manager Mr Rob Dolphin & Ms Lynette Lennell (ph. 0499 886 552)
Entries Close Friday 27th July 2018 No late entries will be accepted.
Entry Fees $50.00 per dog, $45.00 subsequent dogs owned by the same person. Cheques to be made payable to Dogs SA.
Entries To be sent to the Trial Convenor Jessie Hughes, PO Box 168, PROSPECT SA 5082 Ph (08) 8344 8422 Mobile contact 0407 25 37 50
Dogs SA Journal, June 2012, Page 23 “Email entries are not approved by Council.”
For acknowledgement of receipt of entry please include your e-mail address on the front of the entry form, or enclose a stamped self addressed envelope. Online entries: If using Easydog: Please email if the following applies:
1. Evidence of eligibility to compete in a Championship must be supplied for all non titled entries
2. Handler’s name if not the owner.
3. Copy of the corporate licence
Vet Inspection 7.30 am. Starting Time 8.00 am Vetting will take place at a designated area on the property. All competing dogs will be required to be presented at time of vetting both days.
Venue Dodd’s property Meningie - the State Championship area on this property will not be used on Meningie Cup week-end.
Camping is allowed on the property from Friday.
A draw will be conducted at Dogs SA, Cromwell Road, Kilburn on Sunday 29th July during the lunch break at the show. Running order will be in the catalogue.
Trophies Cash and Sashes will be presented for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th places.
Specialist trophies will also be presented where donated. A full trophy list will be printed in the catalogue.
Championship Stake is a Stake confined to Gundogs that have been placed first in a Restricted Stake or first, second or third in an All Age Stake or have the title All Age Retrieving Dog (AARD). A Championship Stake shall consist of not less than five (5) Runs, with at least thirteen (13) items of game to be retrieved. At least two (2) Blind Find Retrieves are to be included. A dog must be tested for steadiness from behind a Hide at least twice. A minimum of eight (8) bona fide exhibits and at least six (6) different owners to compete before the event can be recognised as a Championship. Rules This trial will be conducted under the Rules for the Conduct of Retrieving Trials for Gundogs as approved by the Australian National Kennel Council and effective 17th October 2015.

• Entries must include the Firearms Licence number of each competitor. If interstate competitors are covered by a Corporate Licence, then a copy of the licence must be attached to the entry form, and a copy carried at the trial; (if using Easydog, please email a copy of the corporate licence to the convenor). Your licence will need to be presented at the time of vetting, and, under South Australian State Law, must be carried at all times whilst handling a gun.
• Trial venues are private property and must not be revisited at any time after the Trial.
• Bitches in Oestrum will not be permitted to compete. They may be on the property but not in the vicinity of the Trial Site or area of the runs.
• ALL DOGS on the trial site must be on a lead at all times (except when competing or being exercised), the lead must be held in the hand or the dog tethered.
• All non-competing dogs must be vetted and left in the designated area; they CANNOT be in the gallery.
Evidence of eligibility to compete in a Championship Stake must be supplied for all dogs entered that are not RT Ch. Please email these to if not sending a hard copy.
• At a State Championship Retrieving Trial, the only rules that shall apply are the Rules for the Conduct of Retrieving Trials for Gundogs, as approved by the ANKC.
• The event is to be conducted by Dogs SA (the SACA Inc.) according to the rules of the ANKC.
• The Committee reserves the right to contract a reserve judge if necessary.
• No member of a Judge’s household (ie any person who resides at the same address) shall enter or handle a dog in any stake at which the judge officiates.
• No person shall exhibit or handle under a Judge if that person has handled any dog owned or part-owned, leased or part-leased by such Judge within a period of 12 months prior to such event or exhibition, or if the exhibitor has resided with the Judge within a period of 12 months prior to such event or exhibition.
• Competitors are reminded that under the ANKC rule No 8 (k) all types of game as listed in the rules may be used in the course of this trial.
A protest committee will be appointed to deal with any official, written protests received during the trial. Any protest must be in writing on the day of the trial and include the reason for the protest and also be accompanied by $100.00. If a protest is upheld the money will be refunded.
Jessie Hughes
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