North Texas Sporting Spaniel Club Hunt Test Feb 29 & March 1

American Kennel Club Licensed Spaniel Hunt Test

Saturday February 29, 2020 (Event# 2020684702)
AND
Sunday March 1, 2020 (Event# 2020684703)

Event Location:
Marker Cellar
Alvord, TX


Entries Close: Wednesday, February 19, 2020 11:59:59 PM Eastern Time(ET)

North Texas Sporting Spaniel Club
www.ntssc.org

OPEN TO AKC ELIGIBLE BREEDS OF SPANIELS/RETRIEVERS(Listed Below)
This Spaniel Hunt Test is held under the Rules and Procedures of the American Kennel Club.

Eligible Breeds for Spaniel Hunting Tests: Airedale Terriers, American Water Spaniels, Boykin Spaniels, Chesapeake Bay Retrievers, Clumber Spaniels, Cocker Spaniels, Curly-Coated Retrievers, English Cocker Spaniels, English Springer Spaniels,Field Spaniels, Flat-Coated Retrievers, Golden Retrievers, Irish Water Spaniels, Labrador Retrievers, Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers(Feb 1, 2019), Poodles - Standard and Miniature, Sussex Spaniels, and Welsh Springer Spaniels.
All dogs must be six months of age or over on the day of the Hunting Test.

Event Schedule & Entry Fees: Saturday February 29, 2020 (AM)
Stake Fee Start Judges *Denotes Apprentice Judge
Master  $75 following Senior land Alan Young Jennifer Sherman
Senior  $75 following Junior land Alan Young Jennifer Sherman
Junior  $45 9:00 am Alan Young Jennifer Sherman

Event Schedule & Entry Fees: Sunday March 1, 2020 (AM)
Stake Fee Start Judges *Denotes Apprentice Judge
Master  $75 following Senior land Alan Young Jennifer Sherman
Senior  $75 following Junior land Alan Young Jennifer Sherman
Junior  $45 9:00 am Alan Young Jennifer Sherman

Entries Close: Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 11:59 P.M. Eastern Time(ET)

ENTER ONLINE AT:

OR
Mail ENTRIES & PAYMENT TO:
  Hunt Sec LLC
708 CR 3140
Crockett, TX 75835

ENTRIES CLOSE: Wednesday, February 19, 2020 11:59:59 PM Eastern Time(ET)

CLUB Event Secretary

Kent McKeever
2312 Mistletoe Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76110
8179912298
ntssclub@gmail.com

For Mailed entries make checks payable to:  Hunt Sec
For Mailed entries, please include the $4.00 Service/Entry Fee per dog/ per entry.

*$4.00 fee per dog/ per stake entry below $100
*$4.50 fee per dog/ per stake entry $100 - $145

WELCOME STATEMENT

The North Texas Sporting Spaniel Club would like to invite you and your dogs to participate in our AKC Licensed Hunt Test. This is going to be an exciting event! It falls on Leap Year! And we have secured a great place to hold our event. The owners of Marker Cellars Winery, Mark & Becky Rogers, have been supporters of our club for years and they are so excited to be hosting our Hunt Test on their property. Hope you can join us!
IMPORTANT NOTE - WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO BEGIN THE SECOND HT ON SATURDAY, FOLLOWING THE COMPLETION OF THE FIRST HT, IF ENTRIES ARE LOW AND WE FINISH THE FIRST HT EARLY IN THE DAY.

CLUB OFFICERS

President: Richard Sherman

Vice-President: Shane Chaka

Secretary: Kent McKeever

Treasurer: Jennifer Sherman

EVENT COMMITTEE
Event Chairman
Erika Sherman
5033 Hayseed Dr
Fort Worth, Texas 76179
8177910785
erikasherman513@gmail.com
Event Secretary
Kent McKeever
2312 Mistletoe Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76110
8179912298
ntssclub@gmail.com
CommitteeJacob Terrill
CommitteeDavid Najjab
CommitteeJeremy Svenssom
BIRDS
Juniors will be run on pigeons or chukar/Senior & Master on chukar or pheasant
PRIZES
Qualifying dogs will receive official AKC rosette ribbons.


ADDITIONAL EVENT INFORMATION


In addition to the AKC rules for blaze orange clothing our club will require you to wear blaze orange above your waist- so a vest, shirt, jacket will do. Just a blaze orange hat is NOT enough, we will have orange vests for you to borrow during the event.

There is NO SMOKING ALLOWED

Please be prompt the way this event is run makes impossible for you to enter during the event without interuppting the entire event.

EVENT EMERGENCY AND VETERINARIAN INFORMATION
Veterinarian - Denton Animal ER 4145 S I35 Ste 101 Denton TX 76201
940)271-1200
Hospital - Wise Regional Health System 609 Medical Center Dr Decatur, TX 76234
Fire, Police, Ambulance - Wise County 911

DRAWINGS/RUNNING ORDER

Drawings will take place at Huntsecretary.com 8:00 AM ET on 2/20/2020. The Running Order will be electronically randomized and adjusted slightly to accommodate handlers running multiple dogs.

 

SCRATCHES
Scratches prior to closing date will be refunded by HuntSecretary.com unless Club Scratch Policy below states otherwise.
 
After the closing date, all scratches will be handled based on the Club Scratch Policy specified below.
 
Club Scratch Policy

Refunds after the closing date will be made for dogs unfit to run due to injury (confirmed by a vet note) or bitches in season. Your refund will be less the fees that are charged by the AKC and Hunt Secretary. Entry fees for "no shows" and all other scratches will not be refunded.


ACCOMMODATIONS

Holiday Inn Express &Suites 1051 N. Hwy. 81, US-287, Decatur, TX 76234
Phone: (940) 627-0776
Hampton Inn 110 South, US-287, Decatur, TX 76234
Phone: (940) 627-4900

A Plus RV Park 940)539-9209


LUNCH INFORMATION

Lunch will be provided on site for a small fee.


TAILGATE INFORMATION

Since the event will be held on the Marker Cellar Winery, please plan to stay after the event and enjoy some Texas wine. Dogs ARE welcome to hang out on the patio as well.

Event LOCATION / MAP / DIRECTIONS

Marker Cellar
Alvord, TX
1484 CR 2585 Alvord, TX 76225

Longitude 33.3797570
Latitude -97.6536360

Marker Cellars Winery
1484 County Road 2585
Alvord TX 76225


Official American Kennel Club ® FIELD TRIAL or HUNT TEST Form

Club:

Date(s):

Event#

Location:


Event type:
(test or trial)

Enter In Stake/test:

Retriever Trials ONLY this dog is qualified for (check answer):
Limited All Age Stake: YES NO          Restricted All-Age Stake: YES  No         Special All Age Stake: YES NO
AKC Number:

Foreign & List Country:

I enclose Entry Fees:
In  Amount of:
(please add $4 per dog/stake
for HS Fees)
Full Name
of Dog:
Reg #
Call Name:        
Sex:
        
Date of Birth:
Breed:

Variety:

Sire:

Dam:

Name of
Breeder:
Actual
Owner(s):
Owner's
Address:
City: State: Zip:
Name of Owner's
Agent/Handler
Agent/Handler's
Address:
City: State: Zip:
AKC Rules, Regulations, Policies and Guidelines are available
on the American Kennel Club website:
www.akc.org
AGREEMENT

 I certify that I am the actual owner of the dog, or that I am the duly authorized agent of the actual owner whose name I have entered above. In consideration of the acceptance of this entry, I (we) agree to abide by the rules and regulations of The American Kennel Club in effect at the time of this event, and any additional rules and regulations appearing in the premium list of this event and entry form and any decision made in accord with them. I (we) agree that the club holding this event has the right to refuse this entry for cause which the club shall deem sufficient. I (we) certify and represent that the dog entered is not a hazard to persons or other dogs. In consideration of the acceptance of this entry and of the holding of this event and of the opportunity to have the dog judged and to win prizes, ribbons, or trophies, I (we) agree to hold the AKC, the event-giving club, their members, directors, governors, officers, agents, superintendents or event secretary and the owner and/or lessor of the premises and any provider of services that are necessary to hold this event and any employees or volunteers of the aforementioned parties, and any AKC approved judge, judging at this event, harmless from any claim for loss or injury which may be alleged to have been caused directly or indirectly to any person or thing by the act of this dog while in or about the event premises or grounds or near any entrance thereto, and I (we) personally assume all responsibility and liability for any such claim; and I (we) further agree to hold the aforementioned parties harmless from any claim for loss, injury or damage to this dog. Additionally, I (we) hereby assume the sole responsibility for and agree to indemnify, defend and save the aforementioned parties harmless from any and all loss and expense (including legal fees) by reason of the liability imposed by law upon any of the aforementioned parties for damage because of bodily injuries, including death at any time resulting therefrom, sustained by any person or persons, including myself (ourselves), or on account of damage to property, arising out of or in consequence of my (our) participation in this event, however such, injuries, death or property damage may be caused, and whether or not the same may have been caused or may be alleged to have been caused by the negligence of the aforementioned parties or any of their employees, agents, or any other person. I (we) agree that the determination of whether the injury is serious shall be made by the event veterinarian and is binding on me (us). I (WE) AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION, CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE ENTRY, EXHIBITION OR ATTENDANCE AT THE EVENT BETWEEN THE AKC AND THE EVENT-GIVING CLUB (UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED IN THIS PREMIUM LIST) AND MYSELF (OURSELVES) OR AS TO THE CONSTRUCTION, INTERPRETATION AND EFFECT OF THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE SETTLED BY ARBITRATION PURSUANT TO THE APPLICABLE RULES OF THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION. HOWEVER, PRIOR TO ARBITRATION ALL APPLICABLE AKC BYLAWS, RULES, REGULATIONS AND PROCEDURES MUST FIRST BE FOLLOWED AS SET FORTH IN THE AKC CHARTER AND BYLAWS, RULES, REGULATIONS, PUBLISHED POLICIES AND GUIDELINES.

Signature of owner or his
agent duly authorized to make this entry:

Tel:

Email:
Mail Entries and Payment to:*** 
Hunt Sec LLC
708 CR 3140
Crockett, TX 75835

** Please note:  All Mailed entries will be opened randomly the morning after an event opens (for everyone).
Please include $4.00 per dog/entry.