2024 Trial Dates

Trial dates for 2024 will be added later this year. 

MISSION STATEMENT and CODE of CONDUCT

The Spaniel Club is committed to organising the Championship and its Field Trials in a manner, which promotes the development of the Working Spaniel through good sportsmanship and field trial competition. The Organisers require all persons attending the Championship or Field Trial to abide by the following:

OFFICIALS

  1. Will at all times treat attendees with courtesy and keep them informed in an open and honest manner.
  2. Will manage the event with due regard to the safety and welfare of people and animals.
  3. Will act with regard to any Statutory Law and The Kennel Club regulations.
  4. Will ensure that the event respects all traditional sporting ethics including the respect of game.
  5. Will use their best endeavours to give spectators every viewing opportunity.
  6. Will promote and encourage the participation of youth.
  7. Will report any incident immediately to the Chief Steward.

COMPETITORS

  1. All competitors are required to compete in a sporting manner, to be courteous toward others and respectful of the wishes of the Hosts and Organisers.
  2. Show due respect to the Hosts and organisers with regard to appropriate dress code throughout the event.
  3. Must attend to the welfare of their dog(s) at all times.
  4. Must remove all dog fouling within the environs of accommodation and the meet.
  5. Will ensure the smooth running of the Championship or Field Trial by being ready to enter the line in accordance with the instructions issued by the Organisers.
  6. Must report any incident at the earliest opportunity to the Chief Steward.

SPECTATORS

In acknowledgement of the commitment given by the organisers and the competitor, the spectators are required to:

  1. Comply with and be bound by the Kennel Club Rules and Field Trial Regulations where they might additionally be interpreted to apply to persons present at a field trial.
  2. Comply with the wishes of the Championship or Field Trial Host and Officials.
  3. Must remain with the spectating gallery to avoid any disturbance or interference being caused to the ground, judges, guns, competing handlers and dogs.
  4. Obey the instructions of the Flagmen who will keep the spectating gallery well positioned only if noise is kept to a minimum. This gallery will only move forward when the dogs are hunting.
  5. Be courteous toward others at the Championship or Field Trial and be respectful of the ground by ensuring that all litter and waste is removed.
  6. Immediately advise an official in the event that they suspect another spectator is missing.

THE SPANIEL CLUB WOULD LIKE TO TAKE THIS OPPORTUNITY TO THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT AND HOPE THAT YOU ENJOY YOUR TIME WITH US.