National Retriever Club of Canada

The National Retriever Club of Canada (NRCC) website is your source for Canadian Retriever Field Trial and Hunt Test information. Visit often for the most up-to-date Field Trial and Hunt Test Schedules, Results, and Activities that could impact you.

The National Retriever Club of Canada has member clubs across Canada. It is through these clubs that a National Retriever Championship and a National Amateur Retriever Championship is hosted each year. These events are held under the Canadian Kennel Club Field Trial Rules and Regulations. Throughout the year, member clubs host their own Licensed Field Trials and/or Hunt Test Stakes.


If you have a new Field Trial Champion, lost a loved one, or have something you want to share with the retriever community, send your requests to:   

Eden Beardsall

Sadly, on May 18, we lost another long time advocate for our beloved retrievers. After her retirement from teachubg in 1989 the family said Eden went to the dogs. Eden's love was the Labrador retrievers that were her companions over the years. Because of them she became a founding member of the Georgian Bay Hunting Retriever Club and spent many hours out in the field training her dogs and competing in hunt test and field trials. Our thoughts go out to Eden’s family and friends.

FTCH GLENELM’S GLOWING EMBER WC (Novemver 24, 2004 - May 25, 2021)
My heart dog Ember had such a tremendous heart! Yesterday she turned 16 1/2 years old. Today we said goodbye.
Carey Petersen & Colin McNicol.


Check the 2021 Field Trial and Hunt Test Schedules Often

Due to COVID restrictions, many Field Trials and Hunt Tests are being rescheduled or cancelled. Check back often to see what has changed.


Cancellation of the 2021 National Amateur Retriever Championship Stake

Due to the COVID 19 restrictions currently in place and not knowing when these will be relaxed, the Northern Ontario Retriever Association, host club of the 2021 National Amateur Retriever Championship stake and the NRCC Executive have decided to cancel the 2021 National Amateur Retriever Championship.

The National Amateur Retriever Championship will not be rescheduled, and the newly formatted National Retriever Championship stake is planned for September 2022.

Qualifications for the 2022 National Retriever Championship stake will be revised to include the dogs currently qualified for 2021 National Amateur Retriever Championship stake.

Thank you,
The 2021 NRCC Executive

Important Upcoming Dates

  • January 1, 2021 - Membership fees are due
  • 2021 National Retriever Championship - September 13-18, 2021