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This season the Society will be holding three Field Trials,
an All Aged Stake, a Two Day Qualifying Stake and a Novice
Stake – all for Any Variety Novice Retriever.


Please note – Field Trial Schedules and Entry Forms for 2017/18
have now been sent to all eligible members

We do not have a nomination system – please return your
Entry Form by post (not by email) with a cheque and SAE
or you can enter via the online system FTMS

This season our draws will all take place via the FTMS system

Entries received after the date of the draw will not be eligible


For further information please contact
Honorary Field Trial Secretary – Mrs Diana Stevens
Tel: 07714 458944
Email: wylanbriarlabs@aol.com

It is important that our records are kept up to date so please notify
the Membership Secretary of any change of address, telephone number
or email as soon as possible

Please note: Dogs which are entered in a Field Trial should all be experienced
in finding and retrieving game and any handler considering running their dog in a
Field Trial should attend several Trials as a spectator first and be familiar with the
Kennel Club Rules and Regulations which cover Field Trials.




All Aged Stake for 14 Dogs

Wednesday 20th September 2017
Balcombe Estate, Haywards Heath, West Sussex
by kind permission of Mr Simon Greenwood and the Greenwood family
and at the invitation of Mr Clive Nickols and Guns


Judges – John Keegan (2858)(A), Robert Worrall (3032)(B),
Kim Jinks (3430)(B) and Paul Dukes (3744)(NP)

Steward of the Beat – Jonny Light

1st – Geraldine Thopmpson with ‘Dan Howth’ (Lab dog)
Winner of The Highfield Challenge Trophy and The Lochmoy Challenge Trophy

2nd – Joanna Voke with ‘Priesthill Diamond Harry’ (Lab dog)
Winner of The Tommy Yetton Memorial Trophy for Guns’ Choice
3rd – Katherine Impey with ‘Hippolytus Herald’ (Lab dog)
CoM – Barry Harvey with ‘Pondridge Jeep’ (Lab dog)
BLACKMORE WINNERS
Left to right – Paul Dukes (Judge), Kim Jinks (Judge), Katherine Impey,
Robert Worrall (Judge), Geraldine Thopmpson, John Keegan (Judge),
Joanna Voke and Barry Harvey




24 Dog Open Qualifying Stake

Friday 10th and Saturday 11th November 2017
Balcombe Estate, Haywards Heath, West Sussex
by kind permission of Mr Simon Greenwood and the Greenwood family
and by kind invitation of Mr Clive Nickols and Guns on Saturday


Judges – Steve Richardson (2849)(A), Jamie Bettinson (2893)(A),
Sean McGrath (3010)(B) and Declan Boyle (3170)(B)

TROPHIES
The Perpetual Challenge Trophy and the Val Lawrence Memorial Award
to the Winner of the Stake
The Wayland Varley Trophy to the Highest Placed Dog
The Abbotsleigh Perpetual Trophy to the Runner Up
The Waldehoe Trophy to the Runner Up
The W. E. Hickmott Trophy to the Highest Placed Owner/Handler
The Greenwood Challenge Trophy for the Best Retrieve
The Richard Greenwood Memorial Trophy to the Guns’ Choice

Closing date for FTMS entries Tuesday 24th October 2017

Please note – paper entries must be received by Monday 23rd October
so that the Field Trial Secretary can add the details to FTMS for the draw


Draw will take place at 7.00pm on Tuesday 24th October 2017 via FTMS




Novice Stake for 14 Dogs

Friday 15th December 2017
Worth Forest Shoot, Paddockhurst Estate,
Turners Hill, West Sussex

by kind permission of Mr John Hawe and Mr Nigel Firth
and at the invitation of Mr James Bailey and Guns


Judges – Keith Bedford (2202)(A), Wendy Glue (3556)(B),
Michael Rollinson (3443)(NP) and Jo Rollinson (NP)

TROPHIES
The Holborough Challenge Cup to the Winner of the Stake
The Wingfield Challenge Trophy to the Winner of the Stake
The Joyce Morgan Trophy to the Highest Placed Owner/Trainer/Handler
The Riversway Trophy to the Guns’ Choice

Closing date for FTMS entries Wednesday 29th November 2017

Please note – paper entries must be received by Tuesday 28th November
so that the Field Trial Secretary can add the details to FTMS for the draw


Draw will take place at 7.00pm on Wednesday 29th November 2017 via FTMS