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Field Trial Dates and Information

 

     Archive of  Past Trials  

 

American Field Fixtures Page

These dates are not official, check the American Field Fixtures Page for the official dates. You may use the link above to do that.

 

A link to a trial Dates Spreadsheet done by John Paul Jones in Excel and .pdf format


Excel format:
http://dl.getdropbox.com/u/1510196/2010-2011Coverdog%2BFieldTrialSchedule.xlsx

PDF format:
http://dl.getdropbox.com/u/1510196/2010-2011Coverdog%2BFieldTrialSchedule.pdf

 

 

 

Trial Dates by Region


 

Scroll down to the Region, or click on the links below to take you to the Region you are interested in viewing the Trial dates for:


 Maritimes:            New York & New England:            Pennsylvania:            Michigan:            Wisconsin & Minnesota:


Maritimes:

Field Trial Grounds          Canada

 

Spring 2013


 April 16 - 17  --    Nova Scotia Bird Dog Club  -- Darren Miller property
Donald Cluney   902-542-1141


Fall 2014

            -  Kennebecasis Valley Bird Dog Club -- 
Woodstock NB Canada
Mikel Jackson 1-506-832-7739


Sept. 30th to concl.  --    The North American Woodcock Championship
Maritime Bird Dog Club - Havelot, NB Canada
Bob Little  1-506-784-1807
23 Vanceboro Rd.  McAdam, NB E6J 1Z3, Canada

 Sept 17th to concl. -- Northern New England  Open Woodcock Championship
Fryeburg ME. 
Kellie Short (207) 929-6781  or Bruce Burnell (207) 642-3052


Sept. 30th to concl  --    North American Woodcock Futurity
Maritime Bird Dog Club - Havelot, NB Canada
Bob Little  1-506-784-1807
23 Vanceboro Rd.  McAdam, NB E6J 1Z3, Canada 


         --    Nova Scotia Bird Dog Club  -- Calais, Maine
Christopher   902-354-4592


Oct. 7th   --   Miss Leslie Open Derby Classic
Dave Palmer's Farm Nackawic, New Brunswick Canada
Dale Hackett (506) 474-1158


Oct. 8th to concl.  --    International Amateur Woodcock Championship
Woodstock, New Brunswick Canada
Linda Hunt (901) 465-1556     cell: (901) 484-5148


          --    Jack Mayer Memorial Puppy Classic
Maritime Bird Dog Club - Havelot, NB Canada    
Ian Corbett 1-902-354-4341 Evening 1-902-685-3089
email: shopcorbetts@mail.com


Oct 7th  --    N.B.F.T.A 1 Day Bird Trial
Harold Hatfield/Andrew Wishart grounds in Debec, New Brunswick Canada
Keith Burgress 1-506-366-3016


Maritimes Club Contact Information

New Brunswick Field Trial Association
Bob Little 1-506-784-1807

Kennebecasis Valley Bird Dog Club
Mikel Jackson 1-506-832-7739

Maritime Bird Dog Club
Mikel Jackson 1-506-832-7739

Nova Scotia Bird Dog Club
Chris Clarke 1-902-354-4341

New York & New England:


 Field Trial Grounds 

Maine            New Hampshire             New York               Connecticut


Spring 2013

         -- Garden State Walking Classic
Garden State Walking Field Trial Club - Greenwood Forrest WMA
Joseph Cincotta -- 908-237-0273

  
  -- Southern New England Woodcock Championship


  - Joel Collier Derby Classic  - Rhode Island Grouse Dog Club
John Stolgitis 401-377-1005
email: jstolgitis@aol.com

 

  --- The Setter Club of New England  -  Phil Fogg Classic
Jim Curtin  = Home 58-279-1182  Cell 508-245-2867

  -- Northern New Hampshire Bird Dog Club
Kilkenny Open Shooting Dog Classic & White Mountain Open Derby Classic
Lloyd Murray 603-636-2959
email: murraylt@together.net
email: longgonesetters@yahoo.com


         -- International  Coverdog Futurity Puppy Classic
Tim Post (518) 677-2241
email: info@magicbirddogs.com

 

   
        - Region 1 Amateur Walking Shooting Dog Championship - Brownfield, Maine


        -- Mahar - Sepik Open Derby Classic
Northeast Grouse FTA - Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge - Calais, Maine
Larry Mahar (207) 454-2853


         -- The Setter Club of New England
The New England Open Grouse Championship
Bill Kearns Open Derby Classic
White Mountain National Forest, Kilkenny Region
Lloyd Murray 603-636-2959
email: murraylt@together.net

   --  Midcoast Maine Field Trial Club - Prospect, Maine
Lisa Mahaney
email: lmahaney@midmaine.com

 

   --  Lost Pond Field Trial
Peter Flanagan—(607) 334-4920
299 Preston Center Rd., Oxford, NY 13830.


  -- Empire Championship
Peter Flanagan—(607) 334-4920
299 Preston Center Rd., Oxford, NY 13830.


  --  Midcoast Maine Field Trial Club - Calais, Maine
Lisa Mahaney
email: lmahaney@midmaine.com

 

Fall 2012

 
  --  Midcoast Maine Field Trial Club - Prospect, Maine  -- Fall Chukar Trial
Al Robbins (207) 356-7457
email: robbinsal45@hotmail.com


        -- Northern New Hampshire Bird Dog Club -- Kilkenny Classic & White Mountain Derby Classic
Lloyd B. Murray (603) 636-2959
email: murraylt@together.net

 
        - Southern New England Woodcock Championship & Joel Collier Derby Classic
Arcadia R.I. 
 John Stolgitis 401-377-1005
email: jstolgitis@aol.com


 - International  Coverdog Futurity
Gus Piperis  (443) 944- 6613
email: cnpdds@aol.com

 

   -- Lost Pond Field trial Club -    Fall Walking Shooting Dog                                                                                                             Pete or Kate Flanagan (607) 334-4920


  -- New York State Grouse & Woodcock Field Trial Assoc -- New York State Grouse Championship
Patrick Cooke (585) 342-6227
335 St. Joseph Rd.  Rochester, NY 14617

 

  --  The Setter Club of New England - The Bill Kearns Memorial Open Derby Classic
Lloyd Murray (603)-636-2959
email: murraylt@together.net


  --  The Setter Club of New England - The New England Open Grouse Championship
Lloyd Murray (603)-636-2959
email: murraylt@together.net

  -- Western New York Pointing Dog Club Trial
Darien Lake State Park                                                                                                                                                                                             Terry Krajewski (585) 591-0944     E-mail: hunterridge@verizon.net


   -- Northern New England Open Woodcock Championship -- Maine Bird Dog Club
Kelly Short - (207) 929-6781
165 Rankin Rd. Buxton, ME04093 


  --  Mid-Coast Maine Field Trial Club
Northeastern Grouse & Woodcock Championship   --  Frankfort, ME
Jeff Mahaney (207) 745-9750 E-mail: jmahaney@midmaine.com    or                                                                                                                   Rick Seeley    (207) 214-6908 E-mail: rseeley2@roadrunner.com

 
         - Western New York Pointing Dog Club Trial
Darien Lake State Park

   -- 68th Grand National Grouse Dog Championship
Dave Fletcher - 517-625-7030
9517 S. Morrice Rd.,  Morrice, MI 48857
E-mail:    dcfletcher@mail.tds.net

Maine Club Contact Information


Maine Bird Dog Club
Craig Doherty - (603)-449-3419
email: fieldtrialmag@gmail.com


Midcoast Maine Field Trial Club
Al Robbins (207) 356-7457
email:robbinsal45@hotmail.com


Northeast Grouse Field Trial Association
Larry Mahar (207) 454-2853


Massachusetts Club Contact Information


Setter Club of New England
Lloyd Murray 603-636-2959
email: longgonesetters@yahoo.com


New York Club Contact Information


Western New York Pointing Dog Club


Long Pond Field Trial Club
Katie Flannigan - 607-334-4920


Craig Cline 607-962-0129
E-mail at - clinesetters@hotmail.com


Rhode Island Club Contact Information


Rhode Island Grouse Dog Club
John Stolgitis 401-377-1005
email: jstolgitis@aol.com

 

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Pennsylvania:


Trial Grounds         Pennsylvania            Ohio


Pennsylvania Grouse Trial Dates

Spring 2013

   ---  Nittany Valley 
Dick Brenneman – 814- 238 - 5558
E-mail at - dickbrenneman@comcast.net

 
  --- West Branch Trial
Mike Spotts  – 570-590-4708
E-mail at - mikespotts09@yahoo.com

 

   --- Pa Amateur Field Trial
Dave Blakely - 814-894-5184

 

   --- Armstrong - Umbell Endurance Classic
Chris Mathan 207-892-4201
email: chrismathan@maine.rr.com


   --- Black Ash Amateur Derby
Russ Richardson  814- 789 - 2326
Chris Mathan 207-892-4201
email: chrismathan@maine.rr.com


  ---   Venango Trial 
Ginny Chiapinni -
E-mail at - chipskennels@aol.com

 

   --  Ontario Grouse Championship  - at Marienville, PA


  --  Pennsylvania Grouse Trial Club - Spring Trial 
Helen Brenneman – 814-238-5558
email: helenbrenneman@comcast.net



Fall  Trials 2012

 
  -- Black Ash trial  
Russ Richardson  814- 789 - 2326


 -- West Branch Trial
Bob Watts  – 570-458-5944
E-mail at - jwatts@sunlink.net


 -- Nittany Valley - at the Barrens
Dick Brenneman – (814)- 238 - 5558
E-mail at - dickbrenneman@comcast.net


  -- Pa Amateur Field Trial
Dave Blakely - 814-894-5184 


 -- Pennsylvania Grouse Championship -
Helen Brenneman – 814-238-5558
email:  helenbrenneman@comcast.net


        -- Venango Trial 
Ginny Chiapinni -
E-mail at - chipskennels@aol.com

Penna Walking Planted Bird Trials

Spring 2013

 
  --  Wayne County Amateur

   --  Wayne County

   -- Lehigh Valley Setter & Pointer Club

   -- Fairbanks

   -- Tri Valley

   -- Greensburg

   --  McDonald 

   -- Lancaster

   --   Lancaster  County

   --   Beaver Valley

   -- Juniata Valley

   --   DuBois Beaver Meadow

   --  Wooster Amateur

   ---   Natl Walking Shooting Dog Futurity 

 

Fall 2012


   --  Dubois Beaver Meadows

    --  Beaver Valley

    -- Greensburg

   --  McDonald

   --  Tri Valley

  --  Fairbanks

   --  PA Amateur

   --  Juiniata Valley

   --  Wayne County Amateur

    -- Wayne County

   --  Lancaster

        

Pennsylvania Club Contact Information

 
Grand National Grouse & Woodcock Invitational
George Johnson 814-368-4429
email: e-a28@atlanticbb.net


Black Ash Bird Dog Club
Russ Richardson - 814-789-2326


Pennsylvania Amateur Grouse Dog Club
Dave Blakely - 814-894-5184


Pennsylvania Grouse Championship
Helen Brenneman – 814-238-5558
email: helenbrenneman@comcast.net


Nittany Valley Field Trial Club
Bryan Swistok – 814-625-0128
E-mail at - brs@psu.edu

 

Ontario Grouse Championship
Tim Tufts - 905-983-5465
tufts@kendalhills.ca


Venango Grouse Dog Club
Ginny Chiapinni -
E-mail at - chipskennels@aol.com


West Branch Field Trial Club
Bob Watts  – 570-458-5944
E-mail at - jwatts@sunlink.net

 

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Michigan:

Field Trial Grounds        Michigan

 

Spring 2013

 

         -- Highland Field Trial Club - US Complete Trial

 
         -- Chippewa Valley Grouse Dog Club Trial


 April 1  -  Lakes States Field Trial Club  -- 1 hr All Age Stake
Rich Hollister   989-390-7805
email: dunroven1@hotmail.com


 April 5 - 7 - Michigan Amateur Field Trial Club
Judde Kinne Memorial Amateur Shooting Dog Classic
Chester Halley Memorial Amateur Derby
Chuck Pangano Memorial Amateur Puppy Classic
Rich Hollister 989-390-7805
email: dunroven1@hotmail.com

 

-- Grand National Grouse and Woodcock Invitational
George Johnson 814-368-4429
email: e-a28@atlanticbb.net

  

 -Saturday, April the 13th  --- Grand National Grouse Dog Championship -- Puppy Classic
George Johnson 814-368-4429
email: e-a28@atlanticbb.net

 

       -- Grand National Grouse Futurity --

George Johnson, (814) 368-4429
email : e-a28@atlanticbb.net

 

April 19th  - 21st  - Ruffed Grouse Field Trial Club
Chuck Langstaff  --  517-372-9112 


April 12th  - 14th     --  Beaverton Grouse Dog Club
Tom Fruchey, 989-435-3793

 

April 4 to concl. --  Nat'l Brittany Open Grouse Ch. Ass.
National Brittany Open Grouse Championship
Charles Langstaff – 517-372-9112,


March 26 - 27  --  Grand Valley Field Trial Club
Roger Bryant Classic - walking - Highland Field Trial Grounds
Jim Cipponeri – 248-437-5927,
28254 Martindale, New Hudson, MI 48165


Fall 2012

 

   --  Lake States Field Trial Club
Russell Gingras – 231-879-4210,


 Aug 18th - 19th  --- Michigan Amateur Field Trial Club - Summer Trial - New Format with a continuous course trial now
Bob Wheelock -- 248 - 446 - 1136

   --- Ruffed Grouse Field Trial Club
John Crisenberry  810-329-6737


  ---  Highland Field Trial Club walking Trials            Highland , Michigan


  ---  Grand Valley Bird Dog Club


  --- National Amateur Grouse Championship
Bob Wheelok (586) 907-5219
53285 9 Mile Road, Northville, MI 48167


Sept 27th  -  30th  --- Michigan Amateur Field Trial Club   - Region 4 Walking Championship             Highland, Michigan
Richard Hollister
Phone: cell (989) 390-7805  • home  (989) 366-0802


  --- Michigan Brittany Club
National Brittany Open Grouse Championship
Charles Langstaff – 517-372-9112,


 --- Ruffed Grouse Field Trial Club
Michigan Woodcock Championship
John Crisenberry  810-329-6737


  --- Beaverton Grouse Dog Club
George Fruchey Grouse Dog Classic
Tom Fruchey, 989-435-3793

 
  ---  Lake States Field Trial Club
Lake States Grouse Championship
Russell Gingras – 231-879-4210,

 

 

 


Michigan Club Contact Information

 


Association of Michigan Field Trial Clubs
Dave Fletcher - 517-625-7030
9517 S. Morrice Rd.,  Morrice, MI 48857
E-mail:    dcfletcher@mail.tds.net


Grand Valley Bird Dog Club, Ionia, MI,
Jim Cipponeri – 248-437-5927,
28254 Martindale, New Hudson, MI 48165


Lake States Field Trial Club, Meredith, MI,
Russell Gingras – 231-879-4210,
8625 Shippy Rd. SW, Fife Lake, MI 49633


Southwest Michigan Field Trial Club, Allegan, MI,
Carl Brenner – 616-637-2372,
435 – 66th St., South Haven, MI 49090


Michigan Amateur Field Trial Club, Meredith, MI,
Bob Wheelock - 248-446-1136    -- Bobwheelock@comcast.net
53285 9 Mile Road, Northville, MI 48167                                                                                                                                                                        http://coverdog.blogspot.com/

 


Farmer Sportsman's Club, Ionia, MI,
Cindy Klenner – 734-699-4017,
40255 Harris Rd., Belleville, MI 48111


Ruffed Grouse Field Trial Club, Meredith, MI,
John Crisenberry -- 810-329-6737
1069 N. River Road, St. Clair MI  48970


Michigan Open Shooting Dog Championship, Ionia, MI,
Ruth Hires –616-527-0557,
1980 W. David Hwy., Ionia, MI 48846


Beaverton Grouse Dog Club, Meredith, MI,
Tom Fruchey – 989-435-3793
952 Van Dyke, Beaverton, MI 48612
email - tomnkelinc@yahoo.com


National Brittany Open Grouse Championship Association, Meredith, MI,
Charles Langstaff – 517-372-9112,
2324 Harding, Lansing, MI 48910


Wolverine Field Trial Club, Highland, MI,
Oliver DeLuca – 248-476-6263,
7871 Chubb Rd., Northville, MI 48167


Kalamazoo Field Trial Club, Ionia, MI,
Dave Vernasco – 574-259-5920,
15280 Kern Rd., Mishawaka, IN 46544

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Wisconsin & Minnesota:

 

Spring 2013

 

         -- Augusta WI - WI Spring Trial   
Open SD, Open Derby, Open Puppy, Amateur SD 1/2 hour (at discretion of the club)
Brett Edstrom at pntjudge@hcinet.net


         -- Augusta WI – Don Didcoct Amateur  Classic
Brett Edstrom at pntjudge@hcinet.net


  -- Minnesota Field Trial Club  half hour trials  - OSD, OD, & OP  Mora MN 2 day spring trial
Scott Anderson - 651-433-3302-
E-mail at  anderson.s.t@worldnet.att.net


         -- Minnesota Field Trial Club  - OSD, 1/2 hour ASD, OD, & OP  Mora MN 2 day spring trial
Scott Anderson - 651-433-3302-
E-mail at  anderson.s.t@worldnet.att.net


         -- Moose River Field Trial Club - OSD, OD, OP
Neil Boos 715-720-1393
Mary -Beth Esser 262-567-8176


          -- Region 19 Am Walking Shooting dog Championship 
Brett Edstrom at pntjudge@hcinet.net


         -- one hour trials - Mora MN – 3day spring trial.
Scott Anderson - 651-433-3302
E-mail at anderson.s.t@worldnet.att.net
 - Minnesota Cover Dog Trial

 

Fall 2012


   -- to concl -- Region 19 Am Walking Shooting Dog Championship 
Brett Edstrom at pntjudge@hcinet.net


Oct. 5th  to concl. -- Wisconsin Cover Dog Championship --- Augusta WI
Brent Sittlow - (952) 221-3455
803 Kelly Rd. Hudson WI 54016


  to concl. -- Minnesota Grouse Dog Championship --- Mora MN.
Scott Anderson - 651-433-3302
E-mail at anderson.s.t@worldnet.att.net

 
        -- Moose River Field Trial Club - OSD, OD,OP
Neil Boos 715-720-1393
Mary -Beth Esser 262-567-8176


Wisconsin & Minnesota Club contact Information

 
Moose River Field Trial Club - Solon Springs,  Wis
Neil Boos 715-720-1393
Mary -Beth Esser 262-567-8176

 

 

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