The Spaniel Club Working Test

Sunday 21st April 2024

CARRINGTON ESTATE, ASHBY FOLVILLE, LEICESTERSHIRE

Schedule

Online Entries

For the first time we are trialling online entry, you could say that you might be guinea pigs for the coming trial season. So if you are able please use this method to help us.

Postal Entries

You can still enter via post, simply download the form but PLEASE be sure to send it to:

Working Test Secretary
Jackie Elliot
9 Leesthorpe Road
Pickwell
Melton Mowbray
Leics, LE14 2RA

We cannot be held responsible for entries that land elsewhere!!

STAKE 1

NOVICE SPANIEL TEST

DATE:

Sunday 21st April 2024

VENUE:

Carrington Estate, Ashby Folville, Leicestershire

JUDGES:

Mr J Eyre (B3773) & Mr Garret Marson (NP)

Closing Dates

15th April 2024

STAKE 2

OPEN SPANIEL TEST

DATE:

Sunday 21st April 2024

VENUE:

Carrington Estate, Ashby Folville, Leicestershire

JUDGES:

Mr J Eyre (B3773) & Mr Garret Marson (NP)

Closing Dates

15th April 2024

CONDITIONS OF ENTRY FOR ALL SPANIEL CLUB STAKES

ENTRIES WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED ON A FULLY COMPLETED ENTRY FORM AND ASSOCIATED PAYMENT

PRIZES: Trophies as listed in the card, Prize Money and supplied items from Dog & Field

Working Test run under KC Rules.

Young Handler will be operated as two classes depending on entry levels <12's and then over 12's in age. Classes will be appropriate for age, as an EXAMPLE- over 12's being asked to hunt up, stop and conduct a marked retrieve. At judges discretion a simple blind retrieve. Under 12's will be a more simple walk to heel, steadiness test, marked retrieve to hand and hunt up.

THE DRAW: Will be held at 7.30pm on the closing date at:

Working Test Secretary: Jackie Elliott, 9 Leesthorpe Road, Pickwell, Melton Mowbray, Leics, LE14 2RA Tel 07775 343030 email enquiries@thespanielclub.co.uk

THE MEET: Time and directions to the venue will be advised with the result of the draw.

MULTIPLE ENTRY: If entering more than one dog please indicate preference clearly (Please duplicate forms as necessary)

ENTRY FEES: As stated on schedule members and non members

SUBSTITUTION: No substitution of dog entered will be permitted whilst reserves are standing.

WITHDRAWAL: Any dogs withdrawing within 7 days will forfeit the entry fee as per J Regs J6F

ENTRANTS FOR ANY OF THE ABOVE SHOULD MAKE THEMSELVES FULLY AWARE OF THE SPANIEL CLUB MISSION STATEMENT AND CODE OF CONDUCT – ESPECIALLY IN RELATION TO SHOWING DUE RESPECT TO THE HOSTS AND ORGANISERS WITH REGARD TO APPROPRIATE DRESS CODE THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRETY OF THESE EVENTS. Should circumstances so dictate, The Spaniel Club in consultation with the Judges may alter arrangements as necessary

ALL ENTRIES and CORRESPONDENCE - Jackie Elliott spanielclubenquiries@gmail.com 07775343030

 

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.