GCSA RATG's May 1 and 2

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GCSA RATG's May 1 and 2

Postby Carmel Nottle » Thu 18 Feb 2021 8:10 am

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


Entries Close: paper - Sunday April 18th 2021; online - Sunday 25th April 2021 (No late entries will be accepted)

Venue: Blackers Property, Philips Road, Willunga, SA.

Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd May 2021

Saturday 1st May (Trial 1)
Novice: Lynne Webster
Open: Graeme Allen

Saturday 1st May (Trial 2)
Novice: Jeff Patrick
Open: Lynne Webster

Sunday 2nd May (Trial 3)
Novice: Kate Eltringham (VIC)
Open: Lynette Lennell

Vetting trial 1 and 3: 8:10 - 8:25 am; trial 2: 10:30 - 10:45am
Start times trial 1 and 3: 8:30am; trial 2: following trial 1 but not before 11:00am

The Club reserves the right to engage a Reserve Judge if necessary. Novice and Open stakes for all trials will run concurrently. All competitors will be required to assist with stewarding.

Entry Fees

Members: Novice and Open RATG: $10.00; RATG and training (Sunday only): $14.00
Non-members: Novice and Open RATG: $13.00; RATG and training (Sunday only): $20.00

Catalogue: $5.00 pre-paid only (all 3 trials) or via Gundog Club and RA Facebook pages 2 days prior

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.

Information relating to the Sunday training available can be found on the Gundog Club Facebook page or by emailing the entry receiver.

Vet Steward: from Sub Committee SACA Rep: L. Lennell (Sat) TBA (Sun)

Entries to: Carmel Nottle, PO Box 2236, Salisbury Downs, SA, 5108 or online via Easydog
Mobile 0448809191 email: carmel.nottle@unisa.edu.au
Please include an email address on your entry form (or a ssae if no email and you require a receipt or directions). SACA Membership number to be on all entry forms, with required fee, cheques made out to Gundog Club of SA Inc “Email entries are not approved by Council.”

Prizes awarded - 1st Place Novice and Open RATG- Sash and Laucke Mills DIB’s Premium Dog Bits voucher; 2nd and 3rd place – Sash only; Certificate to all qualifying entries. Other cash prizes and trophies where donated.

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.

This trial will be run under the GCSA’s COVID Safe Plan

RATG Eligibility and Rules: Refer to ANKC Website, Rules.
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.

No catering or camping
There is to be No Training on designated Trial grounds within the 28 days before a Trial.

For details of the training available to Sunday competitors, please email carmel.nottle@unisa.edu.au
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