Club Members Needed for Agility Trial Setup

The MFGRC’s Spring Agility Trial is this weekend and club members are needed to help unload the agility storage trailers and set up the rings and equipment on Thursday, April 19, at 1 p.m.

Anyone who can help is welcomed.

The trial location is the Grand Oaks Resort in Lady Lake, Fla. (near The Villages). The preferred entrance is 3525 Griffin Avenue, Lady Lake, Fla., 32159.

Also, any club members who would like to volunteer to work during the trial as timers, scribes or gatekeepers are asked to please contact Andy Hall at andyhall58 (at) hotmail dot com. Previous experience welcomed but not required. The trial will be conducted FridaySaturday and Sunday beginning at 8 a.m. each day.

Entry Premium Now Available for MFGRC Obedience/Rally Trial

The Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club will hold its annual Obedience and Rally Trial on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 11-12, and the entry premium for the event is now available.

The trial will be held indoors in the air conditioned Obedience Club of Daytona building in Daytona Beach, Fla.

Judges for the trial will be Katheryn Griner, Jeffrey Kern and Carol Mett, and the trial secretary is Adrienne Swanick. Andy Hall is the event chair for the MFGRC.

The premium can be downloaded here.

Results from MFGRC Fun Match – 2018

The Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club held its annual “Fun Match” on Saturday, March 17, at the home of club president Ann Rowe in Sorrento, Fla. Held outdoors, the AKC-sanctioned “B” Match included all-breed Rally and Obedience as well as conformation for Goldens.

MFGRC members Chris Jeffrey (Rally), Jean Bates (Obedience) and Alejandro Lima (conformation) served as judges for the event. Results:

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Fun Match, General Meeting This Saturday

The Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club’s annual “Fun Match” will be held Saturday, March 17, at the home of MFGRC president Ann Rowe in Sorrento, Fla.

The AKC-sanctioned “B” match will include Obedience and Rally for all breeds along with conformation for Golden Retrievers. Same-day entries are permitted and entries are open to all.

A general meeting for club members will be held following the match.

The address is 23840 Oak Valley Lane, Sorrento, FL, 32776. Full details are available in the entry premium that can be downloaded here.

MFGRC General Meeting Saturday in Lakeland

The Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club will hold a general meeting on Saturday, Feb. 17, after Goldens show at the Strawberry Cluster in Lakeland. Goldens are in Ring 7 at 1:45 p.m. so the meeting will be held in the general area of the ring at approximately 4 p.m. Bringing your own chair is recommended.

For those who have never been to the Strawberry Cluster, which in addition to conformation includes obedience, rally, dock diving, lure coursing, barn hunt and more, it’s held at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport. Ring 7 will be inside one of several aircraft hangars that are used for the show.

The Sun ‘N Fun Facility address is 4175 Medulla Rd., Lakeland, FL 33811

Entry Premium Available for MFGRC Fun Match

The Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club will hold its annual Fun Match on Saturday, March 17, and the entry premium for the event is now available.

The AKC-sanctioned B Match will include all-breed Obedience and Rally as well as conformation for Golden Retrievers only. It will be held outdoors at the home of MFGRC president Ann Rowe in Sorrento, Fla., and participation is open to everyone.

MFGRC members Jean Bates (Obedience), Chris Jeffrey (Rally) and Alejandro Lima (Conformation) will be judges. The Match hours will be 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

All entrants are asked to bring a prize for the raffle table. MFGRC members will hold a general meeting at the conclusion of the match.

The entry premium can be downloaded here.