RAFTCOSA revised schedule 4 & 5 July 2020 Meningie Cup

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RAFTCOSA revised schedule 4 & 5 July 2020 Meningie Cup

Postby Jessie Hughes » Mon 01 Jun 2020 2:01 pm

Entries Close Saturday 27th June 2020
Interstate entries will be refunded if the SA border is not open *****Definitely no late entries accepted*****

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


VENUE: Dodd’s Property, Narrung Road, MENINGIE
(approximately 10.3 km on right hand side from caravan park turnout)

Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th July 2020

Donated *** 1st prize Meningie Cup $1,000.00 cash ***
and both days of the trials sponsored, with our thanks, by BlackHawk

All those attending this trial will be required to follow the Club's Covid-19 processes and procedures

Vetting: 7.30 – 7.45 am all Stakes both days. Trial Start Time: 8.00 am Meningie Cup Other Stakes asap

Date Stake Judge
Sat 4.7.20 Novice Lynne Webster (SA)
Restricted Tor Bakkeland (SA)
All Age (Meningie Cup 4 runs) John Nairn (SA)

Sun 5.7.20 Novice Christine Hayes (SA)
Restricted John Nairn (SA)
All Age Mark Davis (V) Reserve Judge Graeme Allen (SA)

(The Club reserves the right to engage a Reserve Judge if necessary). Meningie Cup - if the entry is substantial a Reserve Judge will adjudicate a run. This would be decided upon by consultation with the Judge and The Trial Manager.

Entry Fees: Members Non-members
Novice $17.00 $22.00
Restricted $19.00 $24.00
All Age (Meningie Cup Saturday) $23.00 $29.00
All Age (Sunday) $21.00 $26.00
Annual Membership: Single $20.00; Family $25.00, Senior $15.00. Financial Year: 1st October – 30th September.

Trials Manager: Graeme Allen
Stewards: from the competitors
Vetting Steward: from the Club
SACA Rep: Jeff Patrick
All competing dogs will be required to be presented at time of vetting each day.
The running order may be subject to change after the first run.

Easydog online entries - http://www.easydogentries.com or Please post completed entry forms together with your email address and mobile phone number 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.”
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


TROPHIES & SASHES: Sashes and place cards for 1st , 2nd and 3rd in each Stake. Trophy 1st place each Stake. Other prizes where donated. Meningie Cup for All Age winner Saturday.
Revlain Trophy for Highest Scoring Novice over both days of the week-end.
Cecil Adkin’s Novice Encouragement Trophy to be awarded at RAFTCOSA’s first Novice Trial of the year. The judge will select the best dog or bitch that they think will go on to higher stakes in the future. Competitor does not need to finish the trial.
New: The Trilby Cup to be awarded at RAFTCOSA’s Meningie Trial yearly, to the dog that gains the highest qualifying score in either Restricted Stake over the weekend.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: All trials will be conducted in accordance with the A.N.K.C. Rules for the conduct of Retrieving Trials for Gundogs.
A copy of the rules will be available at the fixture.
There is to be No Training on designated Trial grounds within 28 days before a Trial. Dogs SA Rules - PART VIII EXHIBITIONS, C, Rule 15 Competitors, b.

Firearms Licence/Shooters Licence details are required on ALL ENTRY FORMS and EASYDOG.
Condition of entry: when not running a dog, competitors will be required to act as Gun/Game Stewards.
No competitors or spectators are permitted to return to the trial grounds after the trial.
The Committee reserves the right to remove any competitor or spectator by law or other means, from the Trial area or campsite who is clearly disruptive to the Members and/or participants of the Trial.
Any protests shall be immediately lodged (in writing) with the Trial Manager or Trial Secretary, accompanied by a $50 deposit which will be refunded unless Members of the Retrieving & Field Trial Committee deem the protest frivolous in which case the deposit shall be forfeited.
It will be at the committee’s discretion as to whether a judge may run a dog in another stake on the same day that they judge.
If, at close of entry date there are insufficient entries to hold a stake, competitors will be notified. At that time they may request a refund of entry fee. However, if such a request is not received before the catalogue is done no refund will be given. If there are insufficient entries to hold a Stake a Sweepstake will be run and no prizes issued.
The only exercise area is stipulated by the Trial Manager, or his delegate (the Run Manager). Exhibitors will know where the exercise area is and therefore they are able to warm up their dogs with dummies etc if they wish. Any other area is deemed trial grounds and so no training allowed.
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.
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