2018 National Amateur Championship (NAC)

 

 

The 2018 English Springer Spaniel National Amateur Championship

Mt. Sterling, Ohio | November 15, 2018 to conclusion

 

General Chairman
Russ Smith
Field Trial Chairman
Brent LeMaster
FT Secretary and Treasurer
Jan Johnson
Judges
Mhari Peschel
Longmont, Colorado
Ralph Botti
Hardwick, New Jersey

Quick Links

Accommodations
Awards and Trophies
Catalog Advertising
Clothing and Merchandise
Delegates Meeting
Fundraising
Personnel
Photographer
Schedule of Events
Sponsors
National Hosting Rotation

2018 Placements!

1st Place

#5  Harvest Moon's Freddy of Ludlow  "Freddy"   

Owner/Handler: Dick Taylor

 

 

2nd Place

#57   AFC Leeds Ride the Wind   "Trip"

Owner/Handler:  Bob Merrill

 

 

3rd Place

#79   FC AFC Cutaways Up North All the Time " Elsa"

Owner/Handler:   Brad Schlinder

 

 

4th Place

#48  FTCH Belwinds  Carly's Masterpiece  "Tia"

Owner: Blair Lanctot

Handler: Clay Earl

 

 

 

Certificate of Merits

 

#7 Royal's Samantha's II  "Sam"

Owner/Handler:  Leaman Ames

 

#16 AFC From Wince Country Came a Belle Called Elle  "Elle"

Owner/Handler:  Eric Hammer

 

#34 AFC Sunrise Second Shot   "Vinnie"

Owner/Handler:  Terry Sworsky

 

#49  Prairerose's King Ragnor   "Rags"

Owner/Handler:  Kevin Martineau

 

#54  FC Rockey's Solo  "Solo"

Owner/Handler: Chuck Cloninger

 

#55  Hearthrock BB's in the Puckerbrush  "Blue"

Owner/Handler:  Vern Knapp

 

#62   FC AFC CFC Pheasant Feathers Black Sapphire of Marymont  "Sapphire"

Owner:  Seth Montler

Handler:  Robert Montler

 

#84  FC Creekbend's  Webley of Finnegand Muir SH  "Web"

Owner/Handler:  John Neubaum

 

#102  FC Prairierose's Windriding Donella

Owner / Handler:  Richard Paquin

 

 

Guns Award

Provided by ESSFT.COM

#57   AFC Leeds Ride the Wind   "Tripp"

Owner/Handler:  Bob Merrill

 

Dan Cande Award

#79   FC AFC Cutaways Up North All the Time " Elsa"

Owner/Handler:   Brad Schlinder

 

 

 

11/10: Training Session is On Again!

The training session that was cancelled on 11/5 is back on. Brent was able to acquire training grounds and birds for the NAC.  (No map yet).

If you wish to train, please contact Brent at (614)778-4207 preferably by text.

Birds are $18.00.  Let Brent know how may you would like to order.

National Amateur Team

10/30: No ATVs/UTVs

They are not allowing any personal ATVs at the NAC.

Shuttles will be provided by the trial.

STAKES, SCHEDULE AND ENTRY FEES
National Championship Amateur Stake $250.00
8:00 a.m. Thursday, November 15, 2018

ENTER ONLINE AT WWW.HUNTSECRETARY.COM OR MAIL ADVANCE ENTRIES WITH CHECKS PAYABLE TO ESSFTA TO:
Jan Johnson
National Amateur Field Trial Secretary
7225 Ridgeway Road
Sheridan, OR 97378

Note:  If shipping via UPS or FedEx mark "No Signature Required"

ENTRIES WILL CLOSE WITH THE FIELD TRIAL SECRETARY AT:
6:00 P.M. (PT) Sunday,  October 28, 2018

Dogs earning their qualifying points in a trial held between October 28th (inclusive), 2018, and November 4th (inclusive) 2018, will be allowed to enter the trial ONLY if the field trial secretary is notified OR the entry is submitted via Hunt Secretary no later than 11:59:59 Eastern Time (ET) on November 4, 2018. Notification can also be made by phone or text  (503) 539-5564 or via email NAC@onlinenw.com.

The running order may be adjusted at this time to accommodate the late entries. Payment for these entries must be received prior to the start of the trial. All other entries must be received by the original closing date of October 28th, 2018 before 6:00 p.m. PT. Points awarded between October 28th (inclusive), 2018 and November 4th (inclusive), 2018 will be included in the high point calculations.

DRAWING WILL TAKE PLACE AT:
7225 Ridgeway Road, Sheridan, OR 97378
9:00 P.M. (CST), Monday, November 5, 2018

RUNNING ORDER! 

If having issues opening the PDF  click  CTRL+F5  or SHIFT + F5.

11/20:  Waiting for placements now.  Ran the 5th series and the Water series.

11/19:  22 Dogs back to the 5th Series. The rain has returned.  3rd Series completed and moving on the 41 dog 4th Series.

11/18:  Completed the 2nd Series and moved to 3rd/4th Series grounds.  We saw the sun today!

11/17:  Best weather yet!  Stopped around 5:10 PM.  Start at 8:00 with Dogs 66 under Botti and 71 under Peschel.  3rd Series callbacks will be provided after the 2nd Series - so no partials tonight.

11/16: Partial 2nd Series callbacks. Will start with Dog 82 at Flag 19 Saturday Morning.

11/15: Delayed due to ice storm.

 

2018 NAC Callbacks Water Series
2018 NAC Premium MS WORD
2018 NAC Entry Form
2018 NAC Order Form
2018 NAC Premium

 

 


This Field Trial is held under Rules and Procedures of the American Kennel Club.
OPEN TO ANY ENGLISH SPRINGER SPANIEL SIX MONTHS OF AGE OR OLDER WHICH HAS EARNED TWO (2) OR MORE POINTS IN AN AMATEUR ALL-AGE STAKE AT AN A.K.C. LICENSED OR MEMBER FIELD TRIAL FOR ENGLISH SPRINGER SPANIELS BETWEEN THE DATES OF NOVEMBER 19, 2017 AND NOVEMBER 4, 2018 OR HAS EVER PLACED FIRST IN THE NATIONAL AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP STAKE FOR ENGLISH SPRINGER SPANIELS OR PLACED IN THE 2017 NATIONAL AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP STAKE FOR ENGLISH SPRINGER SPANIELS.

 

Personnel

Thank you for Volunteering!

Committee Members - Dan Tuttle, Bill Cosgrove, Bill Boeckman, Jan Johnson, Brent LeMaster, and Russ Smith

Gun Co-Captains - Trent Bosse Co-Captain and Mike Elssaser as non-shooting Co-Captain.

Gun Team - Skip Smith, Chris Jensen, Will Pick, Kevin Reinhart, Morgan Haglin, Mike Young, Donny Pyle

Marshals -    Karen Sherbondy and Amy Hearing, Chief Marshals

Fund Raising -  Bill Cosgrove

Catalog Advertising - Sue Myers, Chair

Schedule of Events & Maps

Places to Go and Things to Do!

11/12 - We have NOT received any maps or GPS coordinates to post yet.   We were informed maps will be available at the front desk of Deer Creek Lodge.

2018 NAC Schedule of Events 9NOV2018 MS WORD

 

2018 NAC Schedule of Events 9NOV2018


Accommodations

Host Hotel

Deer Creek Lodge and Conference Center

22300 State Park Road 20, Mt Sterling, OH 43143
(740) 869-2020 Telephone
www.deercreekstateparklodge.com

 

Awards and Trophies

National Open Championship Stake

To the Winner:
  • The title of "National Amateur English Springer Spaniel Field Champion"
  • The title of "Amateur Field Champion"
  • The English Springer Spaniel Field Trial Association National Amateur Challenge Trophy
  • Trophy for Permanent Possession
  • NFC/NAFC/CNFC Saighton's Scud National Amateur Challenge Trophy. To be retired by three wins by the same amateur handler.
  • The Talbot Radcliffe, Esquire Challenge Trophy. A perpetual trophy to be awarded annually to the breeder of the winning dog.
  • Standard A.K.C. Rosette
For Second, Third and Fourth Place Winners:
  • Trophies for permanent possession
  • Standard AKC Rosettes
To the National Amateur High Point Dog:
  • Pro-Plan Performance Award to National Amateur High Point Dog
Other Trophies
  • The Ladies Amateur Spaniel Handlers' Association National Amateur Challenge Trophy
  • Don Cande Memorial Trophy for Best Looking Bitch
  • Gunner's Trophy for the dog, in the judgement of the guns, "the dog they would most like to hunt over". Donated by ESSFT.COM

Delegates Meeting

Club Dues $75

November 14, 2018 at 4:00 PM at the Deer Creek Lodge and Conference Center

22300 State Park Road 20, Mt Sterling, OH 43143

 

Received Version 2 of the Agenda. Here is the current Agenda as of  8NOV2018.

2018 NAC Agenda Final V2.0 8NOV2018

 

2018 NAC Agenda Final V2.0 8NOV2018

 

 

Dues and Delegate Form NAC 2018 MS WORD

Dues and Delegate Form 2019

 

 

2017 MEETING MINUTES FROM NAC SECRETARY:
 Waiting for information.

 

Catalog Advertising

Support the Nationals!

National Advertising Letter 2018

 

National Advertising Order Form 2018



Clothing and Merchandise

Support the Nationals!

2018AmateurItemsSheet

 

logcabinembroidery@frontier.com

Fundraising

Help Support the National!

Please contact Bill Cosgrove to secure your sponsorship of the 2018 NAC!

You may reach Bill at (513) 932-3333  or bill@ivanhoecountrykennels.com

 

 

 

Photographer

Photography by Geeb

11/12 - Since we now have training grounds again Mark Geebert will be taking at the grounds during training.

Days 1 and 2 of Field Trial he will do portraits until mid-afternoon.  After the 2nd day people will have to make arrangements with him.

Photography by Geeb

 

Sponsors

Thank YOU for YOUR support!

 

Series Sponsors:

Clay Earl

 

 

Ladies of the Sport Sponsors:

Bird Planter Sponsor:

Cart Sponsor:

Gun Sponsor:

Marshal Sponsor:

Bob Montler