Mid-Penn ESSC Spring Field Trial 2021

American Kennel Club Licensed Spaniel Field Trial

Saturday March 13, 2021 (Event# 2021518001)
AND
Sunday March 14, 2021 (Event# 2021518001)

Event Location:
Sinking Valley
Altoona, PA


Entries Close: Tuesday, March 2, 2021 11:59:59 PM Eastern Time(ET)

Mid-Penn English Springer Spaniel Club

OPEN TO ENGLISH SPRINGER SPANIELS
This Spaniel Field Trial is held under the Rules and Procedures of the American Kennel Club.

Event Schedule & Entry Fees: Saturday March 13, 2021 (AM)
Stake Fee Start Judges *Denotes Apprentice Judge
Open All-Age  $140 8:00 AM Kathy Nestor William Pierson
Puppy  $45 Following 2nd Series Kathy Nestor William Pierson

Event Schedule & Entry Fees: Sunday March 14, 2021 (AM)
Stake Fee Start Judges *Denotes Apprentice Judge
Amateur All-Age  $140 8:00 AM Kathy Nestor William Pierson

Entries Close: Tuesday, March 2, 2021 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

CLUB Event Secretary

Bruce Kephart
896 COAL RUN RD
OSCEOLA MILLS, Pennsylvania 16666-9207
8145928367
bkephart@leeind.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 Mid-Penn ESSC invites you to attend our Spring 2021 Field Trial.
Event will be held at the Spring Lane Hunt Club in Sinking Valley, PA.
Cover will be excellent with strong birds that will give you a great opportunity to show off your dogs.

CLUB OFFICERS

President: Jeff Thomas

Vice-President: Josh Montler

Secretary: Bruce Kephart

Treasurer: Bruce Kephart

EVENT COMMITTEE
Event Chairman
Greg Wharton
111 Jospen Court
Altoona, PA 16601
Event Secretary
Bruce Kephart
896 COAL RUN RD
OSCEOLA MILLS, Pennsylvania 16666-9207
8145928367
bkephart@leeind.com
SecretaryBruce Kephart
Official Gun CaptainDon Wagner
Committee MemberRobert Montler
Committee MemberDon Miller
ChairmanGreg Wharton
Committee MemberConnor Wharton
BIRDS
All Age - Pheasant / Puppy Chukar or Pigeon
PRIZES
Qualifying dogs will receive official AKC rosette ribbons. 1st place dogs receive keeper trophies.


ADDITIONAL EVENT INFORMATION


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mid-Penn club will be following CDC guidelines and ask that face masks should be worn in the gallery as well as practicing social distancing. Hand sanitizer and masks will be available at the grounds.

EVENT EMERGENCY AND VETERINARIAN INFORMATION
Emergency Response Coordinator
Bruce Kephart
896 Coal Run Rd.
Osceola Mills, PA 16666
814-342-0461 (Work)
814-592-8367 (Mobile)

Veterinarian
CP Vets
1522 Martin Street
State College, PA 16803
814-237-4670

Fire Department
Sinking Valley
CALL - 911

Police Department
PA State Police
N. Juniata Street
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
814-696-6100

Hospital
Tyrone Area Hospital
Clay Ave. Extension
Tyrone, PA, 16684
814-684-1255

Ambulance Service
AMED Altoona
Call - 911

DRAWINGS/RUNNING ORDER

Drawings will take place at Huntsecretary.com 8:00 AM ET on 3/3/2021. 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

Entry fees will be refunded if dog is injured, or dies, or any female in season during the trial period. Other refunds are at the discretion of the field trial committee.

COVID EVENT CANCELLATION POLICY

Prior to the close, if an AKC/Parent Club event has to cancel due to COVID, only the entry fee will be refunded.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Days Inn (Headquarters)
458 Sabbath Rest Rd
Altoona, PA
814-944-4499

Comfort Suites
140 Stroehman Dr Altoona, PA 16601
(814) 942-2600


LUNCH INFORMATION

Box lunches will be available for purchase on a pre-order basis.
Contact Barb Granatir to place order no later than Wednesday 3/3/21.


TAILGATE INFORMATION

The Mid-Penn ESSC will sponsor a cocktail party at the conclusion of events each day.

Event LOCATION / MAP / DIRECTIONS

Sinking Valley
Altoona, PA
Event will be held on the Spring Lane Hunt Club grounds in Sinking Valley, PA

Traveling on I-99, take the Bellwood exit #41. Proceed south toward Skelp, on Skelp Mountain Rd. 3.6 miles to the stop sign.
Turn right at the stop sign on Golf Course Rd, and proceed .4 mile to the stop / right turn keep moving sign.
Follow signs from this point to the grounds.

For a fillable AKC Entry form - Click here

Official American Kennel Club ® FIELD TRIAL

Club:

Mid-Penn English Springer Spaniel Club
Date(s):

Event#

Location:

Enter in Stake/Test:   Open All-Age       Amateur All-Age         Puppy     Water Test
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:
Breed:
English Springer Spaniel
Reg# :
       
Call Name:
Sex:
        
Date of Birth:
Sire:
Dam:
Name of
Breeder:
Actual
Owner(s): (Print)
Owner's
Address:
City: State: Zip:
Name of Owner's
Agent/Handler: (Print)
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.