Very successful trial that ran smoothly and finished up with ease thanks to the help of many of the participants. Placements below. Click the article title for pictures from the event.
1. Fiona- Burchett
2. Runner- Tillson
3. Fling- Tillson
4. Corvette- Tillson
1. Dani- Tillson
2. Hank- Hoskins
3. Rose- Tillson
4. Buzz- Stonehouse
Open Gun Dog
1. Addie- Thomas
2. Willie- Burchette
3. Cleo- Pollock
4 Buddee- John
1. Dollar- McGee
2. Mike- Hancock
3. Oz- Stonehouse
4. MoJo- John
Region 17 Amateur All Age Championship
1. Jack- Ralph
2. Oz- Hoskins
3 Grace- Gowin
CH Cimmaron's Gold Standard of Marsport NA NAJ "Nugget," owned and handled by Karen Booker, finished her Novice Agility (NA) and Novice Agility Jumper (NAJ) titles at the Triune AKC Agility trials in Blue Springs over the Labor Day weekend. She earned two firsts and a second placement in each class.
Congratulations to MOBC member Ben Hunt and his Brittany Roux-Bee for winning the Victoire Nationale Derby Championship in Ardmore, OK!
A Missouri Brittany Club dog has qualified, entered and been accepted for the AKC National Pointing dog Championship. MOKAN DURAMAX, a coming 7yr old orange and white male owned by Susan and Mike Boydston of Stilwell, KS, will run beginning February 27, 2012 across the famed Ames Plantation outside Grand Junction, TN. Of the 10,000+ pointing dogs registered by AKC each year only 132 will be allowed to participate in the event.
MAX qualified at the Missouri Brittany Club regional field trial held last October where he placed 2nd in a 21-dog open gun dog stake.. MAX has qualified 3 times for National Championships held by the AMERICAN BRITTANY CLUB at Booneville, AR or Ionia, MI. This Championship will be his first appearance in all-breed competition on a national stage.
Ames Plantation, is home of the National Championship for Pointer/Setters and has been for over 50 years. This running will be the first time the AKC has been allowed to conduct its National Championship on this world famous venue.
The KVOE radio station in Emporia, KS is hosing the 1st annual KVOE "What's in Outdoors" outdoor trivia contest. Weekly drawings will be held from December 2nd through December 19th. To enter, complete the trivia questions and submit a short story about a personal outdoor experience here. Click this link for the flyer with complete details.
Dec. 17-18, 2011, U2 Kan Du Agility NADAC trial, New Community Center Arena, 1930 Harper St. Lawrence, KS.
Jan. 21-22, 2012, Sunflower Kennel Club AKC trial, New Community Center Arena, 1930 Harper St., Lawrence, KS.
Feb. 10-12, 2012, Casa de Canine of Greater Kansas City trial, New Community Center Arena, 1930 Harper St., Lawrence, KS.
Open Gun Dog - 23 entries
1st - Masked Jack of Diamonds
2nd- Mo-Kan Duramax - owner Mike & Susan Boydston, handler Mike Boydston
3rd- Terra Dor
Open Puppy- 6 entries
1st - Mister Skyhawk - owner Rosco Staton, handler Jim John
2nd- TNT's Sirium Renegade Buddy Boy
3rd- Pale R;s Smokin Joe Brown
4th- Rocklans Fire Storm
Open Derby- 9 entries
1st - Parker's Hard Cash
2nd- Ru-Jem's Last Penny
3rd- Roustabout's Nes Quick
4th- Tequila Scorcher - owner Bernie Crain
Open All-Age- 38 entries
1st - Wimbley Rowdy Bo-Dandy
2nd- Prime Time Outlaw Johnny
3rd- Shawdow's Tequila Tryst
4th- Caroline Sea Biscuit
Amateur All-Age - 21 entires
1st - Tsunami
2nd- Ru-Jem's touch of Bourbon
3rd- Rum-Jem's Fist Full of Dollars
The Mo-Kan Chapter of Quail Forever would like to invite you to a free presentation by Jeff Hodges, certified quail biologist and owner of Total Resource Management. The presentation will be held 5/17/2011 in the Conservation Room of the Independence Bass Pro Shops at 7pm. Jeff will be discussing the decline of quail and what can be done to bring them back. After the presentation there will be plenty of time for your questions.
Congratulations to all of the MOBC members who qualified for the NSTRA MO-KAN Regional Elimination Championship. The trials were held in Prescott, KS on April 16th & 17th.
Special congratulations to Jamie Custer who handled his Brittany "Casey" to 2nd Runner Up, and Gary Hampton who handled his Brittany "Wyatt" to 3rd Runner Up.
In the NSTRA Event, 6 of the 16 placements (37.5%) were Brittany's and all of the owners are club members. Nick Hachman, 1st Place, John Hopkins, 3rd Place, Jamie Custer, 3rd Place, Rick Manfredi, 2nd & 4th Place, and Ken Perdue with a 2nd & 4th place. The complete trial results are below.
|3/19/2011 A Field|
|1||RAWHIDE BLAZIN THUNDER||RICH JONES||745|
|2||JIMMY SPEED WAGON||RICK MANFREDI||678|
|3||G & C'S NIGHTRIDER||JOHN HOPKINS||668|
|4||HAWKINS FIRST BULLET||KEN PERDUE||658|
|3/19/2011 B Field|
|1||ELLIE'S CRAZY KATIE||NICK HACHMAN||1005|
|2||CRESENTHILLS CJ||DONALD TRUELOVE||894|
|3||RUN'N GUN CASH||ED HOLLAND||837|
|4||BLACK ICE SOPHIE||BRENDA PARK||835|
|3/20/2011 A Field|
|1||HIGH FLYIN FANCY||ALAN SHICK||999|
|2||RAWHIDE BLAZIN THUNDER||RICH JONES||901|
|3||JC'S CASEY GIRL||JAMES CUSTER||732|
|4||BEELINE HONKYTONK||RICK MANFREDI||649|
|3/20/2011 B Field|
|1||POWER'S MOONSHINE||ROBERT POWER||1020|
|2||HAWKINS FIRST BULLET||KEN PERDUE||1009|
|3||CHIPP'S SOUTHERN ALIBI||MARK GILLESPIE||923|
|4||SAWYERS LITTLE JEWEL||BOB SAWYERS||873|