SPRING HUNTING TEST 2017
Date: May 6-7, 2017
Application deadline is April 1st but we would really appreciate if you sent it as soon as possible.
Do you anticipate testing a dog? please note the following:
Dogs are eligible for the Natural Ability Test from the age of 6 months up until and including the day they reach 16 months of age. Dogs over age may be entered for evaluation only. Dogs are eligible for the Intermediate Hunting Dog Test from 12 to 24 months of age. Dogs over 24 months of age may be entered under the special category of Older Hunting Dog Test and will be judged more severely in obedience based upon their age. Dogs over 18 months of age are eligible for the Utility Field Test. Versatile hunting dogs other than Cesky Fouseks are eligible and welcome for all tests.
Test Rule Booklets can be downloaded from the Progeny Testing Page.
Note: Also send a copy of your dog’s up-to-date Rabies and Parvo DHP/L vaccinations and a copy of your dog’s Official Pedigree front and back.
Entries close: April 1st 2017 Late fee +$10
Test Member NonMember
NAT $65.00 $75.00
IHDT $70 $80.00
UFT $75.00 $95.00
Make checks for test entries payable to: BWPGCA E&R F. Send Completed entry forms and checks to:
Field Test Chairs – Scott Craig & Laurie Connell
85 Rabbit Hill Road
Winterport, Maine, 04496
If there are puppies too young to test, we will give them an opportunity to chase a game bird. Cost will depend on the birds used.
This is a fun and educational weekend for all dogs and their owners.
Plan now to attend the event.
** ALL DOGS AT THE TEST SITE MUST HAVE PROOF OF THE FOLLOWING VACCINATIONS: RABIES, PARVO/DHP/L
Please- Remember that cars kill dogs. Keep your dog on a leash at all times. Do not rely on a well-trained dog.
Please note that the BWPGCA and Northeast Club are not responsible for injuries to persons or dogs at the test site. Field and water conditions may contain fences, rocks, stumps, holes, or hidden objects that could cause injury.
SATURDAY NIGHT DINNER
TBA- we hope for a pig roast ($30)!
Lunch TBA $7
RSVP to Laurie Connell
BEFORE 15 April 2017.
Make Reservations Early!
Belfast Maine may be the best area if you are traveling from the south.
Check this website for hotels and camping that allow pets http://www.bringfido.com/lodging/city/belfast_me_us/
For hotels in Bangor and Bucksport Maine: Bucksport Motor Lodge
800 626-9734 $79 + $15 Dog AAA + Other Discounts=10%
White House Inn Bangor
207 862 3737 $159-$139 $10/pet must specify pets in advance.