The entry form for the Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club’s
annual year-end dog awards is now available – the deadline for entries is
The MFGRC encourages all members who meet the eligibility requirements
to enter and compete for the awards. Remember: there is no charge to
enter and you can’t win if you don’t enter!
MFGRC is offering the following awards for 2019:
- Agility Dog of the Year
- Field Dog of the Year
- Obedience Dog of the Year
- Rally Dog of the Year
- Show Dog of the Year (Conformation)
- Tracking Dog of the Year
- Versatility Award (calculated by adding points from at least three separate categories)
- Fallchase Owner-Handler Award
Also available is the Gold Standard Challenge,
awarded to the owner-handler accumulating the highest points in breed shows and
field events during the awards year. The Gold Standard Challenge is privately
presented and is not an official MFGRC Award.
Full details for all awards are included in the entry form, which can be downloaded here.
The new website for the 2020 Golden Retriever Club of America National Specialty, hosted by the Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club, is now live.
The website is a “go-to” site for exhibitors and others planning to
attend the National, which will be held October 16-28, 2020, in Ocala,
Fla. It includes hotel and schedule information, details on venues and
more. The website will be constantly updated as
new information becomes available.
The National will include 13 days of competition, social events,
clinics, seminars, shopping and more with the majority held between
Monday, Oct. 19, and Saturday, Oct. 24 at the new World Equestrian
Center in Ocala, Fla. Best of Breed will be on Saturday and
close activities in Ocala.
A three-day Hunt Test will kick off the National beginning Friday, Oct.
16, and a three-day Field Trial will conclude on Wednesday, Oct. 28. The
Hunt Test and Field Trial will be held at Lazy J Ranch in Williston,
Fla., which is only 25 miles from the World
The website can be accessed at this link: https://2020.grcanational.com