Arun & Downland Gundog Society

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Affiliated to the Kennel Club ID No. 694                          President: His Grace The Duke Of Norfolk

Working Tests 2019                                

 

 

Working Test Definitions:

 

 

Saturday 2nd February    UNCLASSIFIED NOVICE COLD GAME        West Dean, Chichester, West Sussex                              

                   

Saturday 23rd March        Novice & Puppy                                                  The Arundel Estate, Arundel, West Sussex

 

Sunday 14th April              Pairs & Brace CANCELLED                                                          

 

Saturday 22nd June           Intermediate, Veteran, & NDNH                    Fair Oak, Rogate, Hampshire

 

Saturday 3rd August         Open                                                                       Station Road, Cowfold, West Sussex

 

Please note that the A&D has imposed a maximum of 50 entries per test and only one dog per handler will be entered in the draw unless there is a a shortage of entries for that test. Novice Dog Novice Handler—only one dog per handler will be accepted regardless of the number of entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Novice:  Confined to dogs which have not gained an award or Certificate of Merit at a Field Trial or 1st, 2nd or 3rd in an Open Working Test or gained 1st in a Novice Working Test held in accordance with Kennel Club Regulations or 1st in an Intermediate Working Test.

Puppy: Any dog no older than 18 months on the day of the test.

Intermediate:  Any dog that has not gained a Field Trial Award including a Certificate of Merit or 1st, 2nd or 3rd in an Open Working Test or 1st in an Intermediate Working Test.

Novice Dog, Novice Handler: Neither dog nor handler to have won any award at a Field Trial including a Certificate of Merit or 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th in an Open Working Test or 1st in any test.

Open: Open to all dogs of a specified breed or breeds although preference will be given to dogs which have gained an award or a Certificate of Merit at a Field Trial, been placed 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th in an Open Working Test or 1st in any  test.

Veteran: A dog which has reached its 8th birthday by the date of the test.

Pairs: One handler working one Retriever (any variety) and one handler working one Spaniel (any variety).

Brace: One handler working two gundogs of any variety (not necessarily the same breed), at the same time.

                                         

 

 

Download the Working Test Entry Form HERE or click HERE to go to FTMS

Click here to email the Working Test Secretary: Mary Hogg

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