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.

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Sadly, on May 11th, a lifetime member of the Manitoba Gun Dog Association, Fred Benjaminson, passed away at our club grounds in Balmoral Mb.

At the time Fred was doing what he loved best, working to make our grounds better than ever. Fred had been in our club for over 40 years and has held virtually every position several times over. He was a tireless worker on behalf of our club, always willing to lend a hand, be it helping a member with their dog, or cutting bush. No one knew more about proper policy or procedure than Fred and every time there was a concern, the club relied on his knowledge.

An awesome judge and training partner, he will be sorely missed by all of us.

The tentative schedules have been posted for 2019 Field Trials and Hunt Tests

      2019 National Amateur Retriever Championship

  • Host Club: Alberta Field Trial Club
  • Location: Keoma, Alberta
  • Dates: July 22-27
  • Judges: Christine Mason, Nolan Nelkenbrecher, Barry Grundy

      2019 National Retriever Championship

  • Host Club: Labrador Retriever Club of Central Ontario
  • Location: Brighton, Ontario
  • Dates: September 9-14
  • Judges: Sharon Van Der Lee, Gerry Pozzebon, Chris Bayles