Retriever Test Schedule and Entry Form

Please find here the documents you need for entering the Retriever Test.(forms removed as now superseded)

AVRetriever2015 WorkingTest


Any Variety Retriever Spring Working Test

Novice & Open

(Held under kennel club Rules and Regulations)

SATURDAY 16th MAY 2015


The Wood Farm, Codsall, Wolverhampton WV8 1QU

By kind permission of Mr Francis H Yates

Novice 9.15 am for 09.30am, Open not before 1.00 p.m.




 Chief Steward Mr Warren Jones

Entries:£5.00 per dog for members, £7.50 per dog non members. Please send a separate cheque for each dog entered, payable to Shropshire Gundog Society and send to:

Mrs Gill Awty, New House Farm, Wigwig, Much Wenlock, Shropshire    TF13 6NN

Tel 01952 728168   email:

 Closing Date: All entries to be received by FRIDAY 8th MAY 2015


Novice: Confined to dogs which have not gained an award or COM at a field trial, been placed 1st 2nd or 3rd in an Open working test or 1st in a Novice working test.

Open: Open to any dog of an Open Standard.

Awards : Rosettes to 1st 2nd 3rd 4th in each class sponsored by “Balfours Estate Agents”

Vouchers and Certificates to 1st 2nd 3rd awarded by Skinners Dog Food”

Trophy Challenge cup to the winner of the Novice

Silverdown Cup to the winner of the Open

WainhawkeTrophies for Best Flatcoated Retriever in Novice & Open.

Directions: Sat Nav:  WV8 1QU. Venue is just off the M54 Junction 3. On leaving the Motorway take the turn onto A41 to Wolverhampton.  Go through the traffic lights, passing the garden centre on the right and continue for half a mile.  Look out for the SGS sign turning sharp left down Donnington Lane.  Continue for the next 2 miles on this lane, crossing over the motorway and the venue is on the right.

There will be signs out from the A41/Donnington Lane because the postcode will only direct you to the area.

Raffle:There will also be a Raffle on the day (prizes would be gratefully received).

 Please Note:No Bitches in season will be allowed on the ground. Keep dogs on a lead at all times except under judges instructions. Spectators and competitors must consider themselves under the control of the stewards at all times. Dogs arriving after the judging has commenced will not be allowed to run without permission of both judges and stewards. All dogs must be registered on their Breed register with the Kennel Club. The organizers, Shropshire Gundog Society, and the land owner or his Agent cannot be held responsible for any loss, damage or accidents that occur on the day howsoever occasioned. Vehicles and dogs are the responsibility of their owners. Please clean up after your dog.

Tea Coffee and Cold Drinks will be available throughout the day as usual.

Photographer   A professional photographer will be present on the day with photos available to order.

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