Retriever Field Trials 2023-2024
We respectfully request that all participants at our Field Trials observe the correct dress code as befits the tradition of our sport.
ENTRIES MUST be by the WEBSITE or POST only.
No entries will be accepted by Email unless verbally agreed with the FT Sec.
All successful WEBSITE entries will be confirmed by email.
If you receive no email, then your entry has not been accepted. Entries can be checked on the events page you have just used to enter the stake. Check the 'Entries' tab. On-line Entries - Entrants must pay on acceptance of a run.
Postal Entries – Please send a cheque with your postal entry, which will only be cashed upon acceptance of a run to: Vanessa King 2 Park Cottages, Church End, Ansley, CV10 0QP Mobile 07970 033721 (Please keep trying as a voice mail my not get picked up in good time) Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Open DVWGC Members £75.00 Non-Members £100.00
Novice DVWGC Members £55.00 Non-Members £75.00
All Aged DVWGC Members £55.00 Non-Members £75.00
Cheques must be made payable to Dove Valley Working Gundog Club. Postal orders will not be accepted Trophy and prize details will be printed on the card on the day of the trial.
DEFINITION OF STAKE AS PER KENNEL CLUB RULES J3 d (1) (2) (3):
A Stake in which dogs have the opportunity of gaining a qualification towards the title of Field Trial Champion (K Regulations refer) and towards entry in the Championship or Champion Stake for its breed; in which entry is open to all dogs of a specified breed or breeds except that such Stakes may not be confined to Any Variety Spaniel [except Spaniel (Cocker) and Spaniel (English Springer)]. It may be limited to a prescribed number of runners, in which case these shall be decided by a draw conducted in accordance with Regulation J6.i. so that preference is given to previous performance.
A Stake which is open to all dogs of a specified breed or breeds without restriction as to their age, but which may be restricted by any other conditions which may be determined by the society subject to the approval of the General Committee of The Kennel Club.
Retrievers, Spaniels and Breeds which Hunt, Point and Retrieve: A Stake which is confined to dogs which have not gained a place, or places, which would qualify them for first preference in the draw for Open Stakes
All our Trials are held under Kennel Club Ltd. Rules and Field Trial Regulations. Should circumstances so dictate, the Club, in consultation with the Judges, may alter arrangements as necessary. Such changes and the circumstances surrounding them must be reported to the KC at the earliest opportunity. Substitution of dogs will be allowed subject to qualification as above.
We reserve the right to refuse entries. J4.c.(1)(xi)
Draw results and directions to all trials will be sent out by email and post to postal applicants.
Trophy and prize details will be printed on the card on the day of the trial. A quick text or telephone call to let me know if you are able to run or not would be much appreciated.
If you have any issues entering on-line at please ring Henry on 07792 659728.
All aged stake for 14 any variety retrievers (Walked up and Driven) - 15th September 2023
Novice Stake for 16 any variety retrievers - (Walked up and Driven) - 1st November 2023
Open stake for 24 any variety retrievers (Walked up) - 20th & 21st November 2023