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WORKING TESTS

Working Test Secretary - Penny Morris

2022 Working Tests

All tests are subject to Government and KC guidelines at the time

Novice Cold Game Test for 24 AV Retrievers

Saturday 5th February

This test is aimed at the true Novice handler, to have a go at picking game in a competitive environment. Open handlers will not be entered in the draw.

See the Results HERE

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Pairs & Brace Working Tests
Saturday 12th March

To be held at The Drovers Shoot,  Levins View, Singleton, West Sussex PO18 0HJ. 
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).

See the Results HERE

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Novice & Puppy Working Tests

Sunday 20th March

To be held at The Norfolk Estate, Arundel.

See the Results HERE

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Open & Novice Spaniel Working Tests

The Spaniel tests have been postponed for the moment. A revised date and all information will be published here later in the season.

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Novice Dog, Novice Handler; Intermediate and Veteran Working Tests

Saturday 18th June

To be held at Five Oaks Farm, Stane Street, Billingshurst

Entries via FTMS

or download the Entry Form HERE

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Open Working Test

Sunday 31st July

Foxbridge Golf Club, Plaistow, West Sussex

Entries via FTMS

or download the Entry Form HERE

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Closing date for working test entries is 7 days prior to the date of the test. Entries made after the closing date will not be accepted. Fees will only be refunded if the Working Test Secretary is notified of a non-runner more than 48 hours before the test date.

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 if entries exceed this number (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. Number of entries will also be subject to Government and KC guidelines operating at the time of the test.

Definitions
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 run under KC rules.

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.

 
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WORKING TEST
RESULTS