2018 National Open Championship (NOC)

 

 

The 2018 English Springer Spaniel National Open Championship

Cambridge, Maryland | December 10, 2018 to conclusion

 

General Chairman
Mike Wallace
Field Trial Chairman
Dan Lussen
FT Secretary and Treasurer
Mhari Peschel
Judges
Casey Butz
Stony Plain, Alberta, Canada
Mark Haglin
Brainerd, Minnesota

Quick Links

Accommodations
Awards and Trophies
Catalog Advertising
Clothing and Merchandise
Delegates Meeting
Personnel
Photographer
Schedule of Events
Sponsors
National Hosting Rotation
2017 NOC Austin, MN

STAKES, SCHEDULE AND ENTRY FEES
National Championship Open Stake $235.00
8:00 a.m. Monday, December 10, 2018

ENTER ONLINE AT WWW.HUNTSECRETARY.COM OR MAIL ADVANCE ENTRIES WITH CHECKS PAYABLE TO NESSFTA TO:
Mhari Peschel
National Open Field Trial Secretary
10220 WCR 1
Longmont, CO  80504

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

ENTRIES WILL CLOSE WITH THE FIELD TRIAL SECRETARY AT:
6:00 P.M. (MST) Saturday  November 22, 2018

Dogs must have been awarded three points since November 4, 2017 to qualify for entry. Dogs earning their qualifying points in a trial held between November 22, 2018 and November 30, 2018 will be allowed to enter the trial only if their entry is received by e-mail no later than 6 p.m. MST on Saturday, November 30, 2018.

For those who qualify after that date, enter by contacting Mhari Peschel via email at mharipeschel@yahoo.com or parafarm1@mindspring.com by 6:00 P.M. MST Friday, November 30, 2018.

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.

DRAWING WILL TAKE PLACE AT:
10220 WCR 1, Longmont, CO 80504
7:00 P.M. (MST), Saturday, November 22, 2018

Note:  This page was updated on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 with the information we received to date. We will post on Facebook when updates to this page have been made. 

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Letter From Mike Wallace

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Letter to Qualifiers

NOC2018 Letter for Qualifiers

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 OVER WHICH HAS EVER PLACED FIRST IN THE NATIONAL OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP STAKE FOR ENGLISH SPRINGER SPANIELS, OR WHICH IN THE PRECEDING YEAR PLACED SECOND OR, THIRD IN THE NATIONAL OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP STAKE FOR ENGLISH SPRINGER SPANIELS, OR WHICH DURING THE PERIOD FROM INSERT DATE  UNTIL THE CLOSE OF ENTRIES FOR THIS STAKE HAS EITHER PLACED FIRST, SECOND OR EARNED THREE POINTS IN OPEN ALL-AGE STAKES AT A.K.C. LICENSED OR MEMBER FIELD TRIALS

 

Personnel

Thank you for Volunteering!

Committee Members - Billy Akkouris, Ralph Botti, Jeff Brooks, John Bruggeman, Jim Keller, Paul McGagh , Mhari Peschel, Gary Wilson

Gun Co-Captains - Johnny Castellani and John Meyer

Hospitality - Ted Lagala

Marshals - Deb Olsczewski, Chief Marshal

Fundraising, Clothing, and Merchandise - Dawn Schuster, Chair

Catalog Advertising - Sue Myers, Chair

Schedule of Events

Places to Go and Things to Do!

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Accommodations

Host Hotel

Holiday Inn Express

2715 Ocean Gateway,  Cambridge, MD 21613

(410) 221-9900

Click here for Holiday Inn Express Cambridge, MD

Awards and Trophies

National Open Championship Stake

To the Winner:
  • The title of "National Springer Spaniel Field Champion"
  • The title of "Field Champion"
  • The Field and Stream Sterling Silver Challenge Trophy
  • The Sterling silver Prescott Challenge Trophy
  • The Trophy for Permanent Possession
  • The Sterling Silver Saighton's Sizzler Challenge Trophy donated by John M. Olin.
  • The Evelyn Monte Memorial Trophy presented by the Ladies Spaniel Field Trial Club of Greater Newark and Friends of Evelyn Monte to the First Place Dog and Owner. This is a perpetual tropy to be awarded annually at the National Open Championship.
  • The Talbot Radcliffe Sterling Silver Cup. A perpetual trophy to be awarded annually to the breeder of the winning dog.
  • Special AKC Rosette with Medals
For Second, Third and Fourth Place Winners:
  • Trophies for permanent possession
  • Special AKC Rosettes with Medals
For the Best Performance by a dog handled by an Amateur, provided the dog completes all series of the trial:
  • Special AKC Rosette with Medal
  • The Heather Challenge Trophy awarded to the best amateur handler. To win the amateur must have placed first, second, third or fourth or received a certificate of merit. The Dansmirth Trophy was retired in 2011 by John Hall handling the same dog, Heather.  In 2016 Jeff Miller retired the Heather Trophy and redonated it as a perpetual trophy.

The William E. & Patricia K. Lane Memorial Trophy (silver) presented by the Southern Michigan Springer Spaniel Training Club, Inc., is to be awarded to the best amateur handler in the National Championship. To qualify the amateur handler must place first, second, third, fourth or be awarded a certificate of merit. This is to be a perpetual trophy with no permanent possession. Each year the name of the winning handler and a date awarded is to be engraved on the reverse side of the trophy, is to remain in his or her custody for one year, to then be returned for presentation the following year at the National Championship.

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

4:00 PM Wednesday, December 9th at the Holiday Inn Express,

2715 Ocean Gateway, Cambridge, MD 21613

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2017 MEETING MINUTES FROM NOC SECRETARY:

Official NOC 2017 Delegates Meeting Minutes

2017 Financial Reports

Catalog Advertising

Support the Nationals!

National Advertising Letter 2018

 

National Advertising Order Form 2018


Clothing and Merchandise

Support the Nationals!

Orders must be in by November 10, 2018. 
Order can be written on the flyer, include name, phone and email address. Indicate number of each item, color and size to be ordered. Checks made out to ESSFT/NOC 2018.

Mail orders and checks to:

Dawn Schuster
N2090 HWY 55
KAUKAUNA,  WI 54130

National Open Championship Clothing Pre Order MS WORD

National Open Championship Clothing Pre Order

Photographer

Smile!

Krista and Jerry Photography

 

Sponsors

Thank YOU for YOUR support!

Contact Dawn Schuster at 920-427-8540. She will be glad to speak with you and book your series sponsorship or any other contribution you’d like to help with.
Cash donations can be sent by check to Mhari Peschel. Please make note on check that it’s a donation for 2018 NOC.

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Federal Arms and Ammunition for supplying the ammunition for the trial.