Entry Premium Available for MFGRC Obedience/Rally Trial

The MFGRC’s annual AKC all-breed Obedience and Rally Trial will be held Aug. 12-13-14 in Daytona Beach, Fla., and the entry premium is now available for downloading. 

The event will be held indoors at the air-conditioned Obedience Club of Daytona. There will be two Rally trials on Friday, Aug. 12, and then two Obedience trials each day on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 13-14. 

Judges for the Rally trials will be Connie Parrish and Deb Neufeld. On Saturday, Obedience judges will be Parrish, Neufeld and Ted McCall, and they also will judge Trial 1 on Sunday. For Trial 2, Linda Unger will take the place of Neufeld, joining McCall and Parrish. 

As always, the club will offer special awards for Golden Retrievers as well as regular awards for all breeds in competition. In addition to the standard classes offered, Trial 1 on Saturday and Sunday also will offer Wild Card classes.  

Entries and now open and will close at 8 p.m. ET on Wednesday, July 27. 

The entry premium can be downloaded HERE

Results From 2022 MFGRC Fun Match

The Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club held its annual Fun Match (AKC-sanctioned “B” Match) on Saturday, March 19, with Obedience and Rally for all breeds and Conformation for Golden Retrievers. Results:

Rally
(judge – Barbara Page)

Master

1 – Sheridan’s Java Jive, Labrador Retriever (owner Joan Nagle, Umatilla, Fla.), 77.

2 – H.H. Trapper CGC RAE BN RAT1, Rat Terrier (owner Carol Hunter, Pierson, Fla.), 73.

3 – RACH Shor’Line Lara of Ambersand Beach CD PCD BN RM3 RAE2 TD FDC CCA DJ CGC TKA, Golden Retriever (owners Ellen and Chuck Bartkus, Vero Beach, Fla.), 70.

Excellent A

No entries

Excellent B

1 – Zaniri Star Shines Bright, Golden Retriever (owner Sandy Saloun, Ocoee, Fla.), 100.

2 — H.H. Trapper CGC RAE BN RAT1, Rat Terrier (owner Carol Hunter, Pierson, Fla.), 95.

3 — Schroeder’s Levi CGC RA, Golden Retriever (owner Vickie Schroeder, Port Orange, Fla.), 84.

4 — GAZN Journeys of Orion CD RE CGC TKN FD, Golden Retriever (owner Elizabeth Scherer, Palm Coast, Fla.), 83.

Advanced A

No entries

Advanced B

1 – H.H. Trapper CGC RAE BN RAT1, Rat Terrier (owner Carol Hunter, Pierson, Fla.), 90.

2 – GAZN Journeys of Orion CD RE CGC TKN FD, Golden Retriever (owner Elizabeth Scherer, Palm Coast, Fla.), 84.

Intermediate

1 – Jeffrey’s Whyitmatters, All-American Dog (owner Christine Jeffrey, Sorrento, Fla.), 86.

2 – CH 24k Retrievers Tango Yankee BISS BOSS RN RATI CGC, Golden Retriever, (owners D’Nette Musser and Julie Wangelin, Orange City, Fla); 83.

3 – Magik’s Bahama Breeze, Golden Retriever (owners Ann Rowe and Christine Jeffrey, Sorrento, Fla.), 81.

4 – Magik’s Spirit of the Storm, Golden Retriever (owners Sam and Sandy Stokes, Orlando, Fla.), 70.  

Novice A

1 – Magik Works Like A Charm, Golden Retriever (owners Sam and Sandy Stokes, Orlando, Fla.), 96.

2 – Murphy Berman, Golden Retriever (owner Marlee Berman, Sanford, Fla.) 95.

3 – Alpine’s Warby Einstein, All-American Dog, (owner Robin Jones, Orlando, Fla.), 88.

4 – Magik Woodford Perfect Manhattan CGC TKN, Golden Retriever (owners Jan and Brad Paddock, Eustis, Fla.). 82.

Novice B

1 – Sunshine Prince of Darkness, Shiloh Shepherd (owner D’Nette Musser, Orange City, Fla.), 86.

2 – Alpine Island Girl, Golden Retriever (owner Michele Panetta, Crystal River, Fla.), 73.

High Golden Retriever in Rally

Zaniri Star Shines Bright, Golden Retriever (owner Sandy Saloun, Ocoee, Fla.),

Obedience

(judge – Ralph Orlando)

Utility A

No entries

Utility B

No entries

Open A

1 – River Ridges Absolutely Bank on Hank, Rat Terrier (owner Susan Handy, Apopka, Fla.), 184.

Open B

No entries

Novice A

No qualifiers

Novice B

1 – Int. CH Goldrox Magik’s Carpet Ride BN RN, Golden Retriever (owner Ann Rowe, Sorrento, Fla.), 192.

2 – Schroeder’s Levi CGC RA, Golden Retriever (owner Vickie Schroeder, Port Orange, Fla.), 174.

Beginner Novice A

1 – Sheridan’s Java Jive, Labrador Retriever (owner Joan Nagle, Umatilla, Fla.), 193.

Beginner Novice B

1 – CH Star Crowned Kodiak Island CD BN RA JH CCA CGC TKN WCX VC, Golden Retriever (owner Elizabeth Scherer, Palm Coast, Fla.); 188.

2 – CH 24k Retrievers Tango Yankee BISS BOSS RN RATI CGC, Golden Retriever, (owners D’Nette Musser and Julie Wangelin, Orange City, FL); 186.

3 – Sunshine Prince of Darkness, Shiloh Shepherd (owner D’Nette Musser, Orange City, FL); 182.

High Golden Retriever in Obedience

(June Kiernan Memorial Obedience Trophy):

Int. CH Goldrox Magik’s Carpet Ride BN RN, Golden Retriever (owner Ann Rowe, Sorrento, Fla.), 192.

Conformation

(judge – Kristin Sipus)

DOGS

3-6 Month Baby Puppy

1 – Ruger Casey Aim High @ Goldrox, Golden Retriever (owners Linda Nickels and Maura Roxby, Longwood, Fla).

2 – 24k Retrievers Red White and Moo, Golden Retriever (owners Shannon Keim and Destiny Martel, Lake Mary, Fla.).

6-9 Month Junior Puppy

1 – Loralei’s The Heart of the Matter, Golden Retriever (owners Chris and Laura Topping, Parrish, Fla.).

2 – Asher’s Full Moon Rhysen Wynter Dream, Golden Retriever (owner Renee Killam, Orlando, Fla.).

9-12 Month Senior Puppy

No entries

12-18 Month Junior Dog

1 – Magik’s Rising Star, Golden Retriever (owners John and Bonnie Corley, Eustis, Fla.).

2 – Magik’s Garth Brooks, Golden Retriever (owner Lily Lesmes, Heathrow, Fla).

3 — Magik Woodford Perfect Manhattan CGC TKN, Golden Retriever (owners Jan and Brad Paddock, Eustis, Fla.).

Adult

Magik’s Drop It Like It’s Hot RN BCAT (owners Joan Wagner, Robin Senderowitz and Ann Rowe, Altamonte Springs, Fla.)

Veteran

No entries

BITCHES

3-6 Month Baby Puppy

1 – Southern Gold Roc Starz November Rain, Golden Retriever (owner Michele Panetta, Crystal River, Fla).

6-9 Month Junior Puppy

1 – Loralei’s A Paige of My Heart, Golden Retriever (owners Chris and Laura Topping, Parrish, Fla.).

2 – StormyPoint Wonderland’s Thunder Struck, Golden Retriever (owners Diane and Vern Gank, Hawthorne, Fla.).

3 – Magik’s Up To No Gouda, Golden Retriever (owner Jacqueline Wolski, Orlando, Fla.).

4 – Halia’s Muineira, Golden Retriever (owners Robin Burket and Debbie Hoyle, Winter Garden, Fla.).

9-12 Month Senior Puppy

No entries

12-18 Month Junior Bitches

1 – Magik’s Amelia Seabreeze, Golden Retriever (owners Cynthia and Roy Rothman, Lake Mary, Fla.).

Adult Bitches

1 – Halia’s Center Stage, Golden Retriever (owner Robin Burket, Winter Garden, Fla.).

2 — RACH Shor’Line Lara of Ambersand Beach CD PCD BN RM3 RAE2 TD FDC CCA DJ CGC TKA, Golden Retriever (owners Ellen and Chuck Bartkus, Vero Beach, Fla.).

3 — Halia’s Christmas In Killarney, Golden Retriever (owner Robin Burket, Winter Garden, Fla.).

Veteran

No entries

Best Puppy In Match

(Ruffles Perpetual Trophy donated by Dr. Robert and Nancy McCune)

Lorlei’s The Heart of the Matter, Golden Retriever (owners Chris and Laura Topping, Parrish, Fla.).

Best In Match

(HGL Magik Perpetual Trophy donated by Susan Fulenwilder and Ann Rowe) Magik’s Rising Star, Golden Retriever (owners John and Bonnie Corley, Eustis, Fla.).

Entry Premium Now Available for 2021 GRCA National Specialty – Entries Open Aug. 18

The entry premium for the 2021 Golden Retriever Club of America National Specialty, hosted by the Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club at the World Equestrian Center in Ocala, Fla., is now available.

The premium can be downloaded here.

Entries open Aug. 18 and close September 29.

The Specialty will be held October 22-30, with indoor events at the World Equestrian Center. Field events will be held nearby.

Entry Premium Available for MFGRC Obedience/Rally Trial

The entry premium is now available for the Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club’s annual Obedience and Rally Trial, which will be held on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 13-15, at the Obedience Club of Daytona in Daytona Beach, Fla.

The event will include two AKC-sanctioned, all-breed Rally Trials on Friday, Aug. 13, with judge Aimee Kincaid. On Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 14-15, there will be two Obedience Trials each day with judges Kathy Griner, Aimee Kincaid and Ken Kincaid.

The entry premium includes information on a discounted hotel room rate for exhibitors at the Country Inn and Suites in Port Orange, Fla., which is a dog-friendly hotel located about 15 minutes from the trial site.

MFGRC Cancels Obedience/Rally Trial Due to Pandemic

The Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club has canceled its annual AKC all-breed Obedience and Rally Trial due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The trial was to have been held Aug. 8-9 at the Obedience Club of Daytona in Daytona Beach.

All entries and checks that have been received for the trial will be shredded.

The MFGRC looks forward to next year’s all-breed Obedience and Rally Trial that will be held Aug. 14-15, 2021, at the Obedience Club of Daytona.

Next year’s trial will have a panel of judges representing three states, including Michigan’s Susan Emerson, Kathryn Griner from Georgia and Ken Kincaid of Florida.

Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club News & Notes

Dock Diving Fun Day

All MFGRC members were emailed information on the club’s upcoming Dock Diving Fun Day a couple of weeks ago – a reminder to please send in your registration and payment if you plan to attend. The event will be Saturday, May 11, at Central Florida Dog Sports in DeLand, beginning at 10 a.m. A general meeting for club members will be held at approximately noon. If you did not receive the information, please email club secretary Andy Hall at andyhall58@hotmail.com.

New MFGRC Specialty

The next big competition event for the MFGRC will be the club’s new, second Specialty that will be held on Friday, June 14, at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa. The entry premium can be downloaded here. Club members who are not competing will be welcomed as spectators. The new Specialty is part of the Sunshine State Cluster and is a Concurrent Specialty with the Greater Venice Florida Dog Club, Inc. The event will include Sweepstakes, Veteran Sweepstakes and Junior Showmanship in addition to regular Conformation for Golden Retrievers. Judges for the event will be Jay Richardson of Elgin, Ill., (breed classes, best owner-handled and junior showmanship, and Alejandro Lima of Miami Beach, Fla., (all sweepstakes classes). For many years, the MFGRC has held a Specialty in December as part of AKC National Championship week at the Orange County Convention Center and the club will continue to do so – this year’s event will be Friday, December 13.

Obedience/Rally Trial Aug. 10-11 in Daytona Beach

The entry premium is now available for the MFGRC’s annual Obedience and Rally Trial, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 10-11, at the Obedience Club of Daytona building in Daytona Beach, Fla. Judges for the trial will be Ted McCall, Carol Mett and Nancy Watson. For those interested in competing, the entry premium can be downloaded here. Anyone interested in volunteering to work as a steward at the event is asked to contact event chair Andy Hall at andyhall58@hotmail.com.

New Title Rosettes for 2019 – Eligibility Rules Have Changed

A reminder that in order to be eligible to receive one of the club’s new title rosettes at the end of 2019, a club member must have worked at one of the club’s events during the year (or the equivalent behind-the-scenes work), a new stipulation this year. In order to be eligible for the club’s annual year-end awards (Show Dog of the Year, Rally Dog of the Year, etc.), a club member must have worked at two events (or the equivalent behind-the-scenes work) and must have attended one of the club’s general meetings during the year. Upcoming opportunities for club members to volunteer include:

Aug. 10-11 – Obedience/Rally Trial, Daytona Beach, FL

Oct. 18-19-20 – Agility Trial, Wiersdale, FL (and set-up day Oct. 17)

Nov. 2-3 – WC/WCX, Montverde, FL (and set-up day Nov. 1)

Nov. 22-24 – Hunt Test, Montverde, FL (and set-up day Nov. 21)

(the MFGRC board is discussing adding more events this summer)