RAFTCOSA RATG's (with Beginners Test) 17 & 18 April 2021.

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RAFTCOSA RATG's (with Beginners Test) 17 & 18 April 2021.

Postby Jessie Hughes » Mon 01 Feb 2021 9:00 pm

Entries Close Monday 12th April 2021 at 5.00 pm *****Definitely no late entries accepted*****

All those attending this trial will be required to follow the Covid-19 instructions

RETRIEVING AND FIELD TRIALS CLUB OF SA INC. Affiliated with the South Australian Canine Association Inc., will conduct


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

Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th April 2021

Date Test Judge Vetting Start Time
Sat 17.4.21 Open RATG Lynne Webster 7.30 – 7.45 am 7.45 am
Sat 17.4.21 Novice RATG Lynne Webster 7.30 – 7.45 am asap
The Club reserves the right to appoint a Reserve Judge should the entry warrant it to have RATG’s finished prior to start time of Beginners Test.

Sat 17.4.21 Beginners Test Retrieving Trial For Gundogs 12.40 – 12.45 pm not before 1.00 pm
(will use pigeons and a shotgun) Julie Kradolfer (unless vetted earlier) (at completion of RATG’s)

Sun 18.4.21 Novice RATG Graeme Allen 8.30 – 8.45 am 9.00 am
Sun 18.4.21 Open RATG Graeme Allen 8.30 – 8.45 am at completion of 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 catalogue will be emailed

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: tba
Easydogs entries preferred
If posting entries, please send completed entry forms in time to arrive prior to close of entries, to:
Trial Manager, Susan Burns, 8 Victoria Street GOODWOOD SA 5034. Ph: 0419827821 Email: kadlinga@internode.on.net
Dogs SA Journal, June 2012, Page 23 “Email entries are not approved by Council.”

**alternatively you can use Easydogs entries - http://www.easydogs.com.au

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

Certificate to all qualifying entries in RATG. Completion certificate for Beginners Test at judge’s discretion.

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 the same day with different dogs separate dummies must be supplied for each dog.

Beginners Test will use pigeons and a shotgun.

Hot weather policy applies. No catering. Camping is not permitted on the Property.
Jessie Hughes
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