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 June Events

 

 

Sunday, June 4 Dr. Jennell Appel presentation Bass Pro, Independence, MO - registration at 8:45am and seminar begins at 9:00am.  Dr. Appel is a recognized sporting dog veterinarian and her presentation will include daily care, athletic conditioning, injury prevention and postoperative rehabilitation.

$25.00 for KCRC members/per person

$50.00 for non members/per person

Payment accepted at the door but please rsvp as space is limited.

blkh2oret@gmail.com

jo_wilbanks@msn.com

   
Saturday, June 10 Super Singles Marathon and General Membership Meeting - held at Blackwater, Centerview, MO

8:30am - Sign Ups

9:00am - Starts

3 dog limit per handler

Prizes - must be a member in good standing to receive a prize

Everyone is welcome to attend

Club will supply the chicken for the general membership meeting and ask everyone to bring a side dish.

 

   
2017 Membership Dues 2017 Membership Dues will become due January 1, 2017.
   
Hook Memorial Trophy Winner FC AFC Ruff Rivers Oasis On The Plains (Colby) is the 2016 winner of the Hook Memorial Trophy.  Colby's owners are Northrup and Liz Larson.  Click here
   
Year End Awards Click here to view the 2015 Club Accomplishments
   
KCRC on Facebook Kansas City Retriever Club has a group page on Facebook.   Join us!
   
Hook Memorial Trophy A new trophy was added starting December 1, 2010.  It will be called "Hook Memorial Trophy" for NAFC-FC Barton Creek's O Mustad owned by Loren and Carol Morehouse.

Advise Joanne Wilbanks when your dog obtains a placement or JAM, per the rules.  Will need the stake, placement, JAM, who ran the dog, date and club where obtained the placement or JAM.  You can call or email the details.

Click here for the rules

   
Very Old Newsletter Be sure and check out this extremely old KCRC Newsletter
  (April 1, 2007) This newsletter was found while clearing Edith Compton's belongings by her son, Mike.  We are trying to figure out the year, but guess is the late 1950's.  Will post when it can be determined.  Check out the results of the Amateur winner at the American Chesapeake trial on page 4.  Click here  
   
Cancellation of events Future Cancellation of events will be posted on the home page
  (January 17, 2015) If extreme weather is expected, be sure and check back no later then the night before the event for a notice if we plan to cancel the event, or contact a board member.  This applies only to the KCRC Training Days and Sanctioned 'Fun Trials'.   
   
 Very important Veterinary notice about coca mulch...

(April 27, 2006) Brenda Stewart VMD gives information regarding toxic mulch  

 CNM - Centronuclear Myopathy in Labrador Retrievers...

 (December 27, 2005)  Article written by Debbie Newton (Club Member)

The Kansas City Retriever Club is an organization devoted to the conservation of wildfowl through the training and use of all breeds of retrievers and has been serving the retriever enthusiasts in Kansas City and the surrounding area since 1954.  We are a proud member of the National Retriever Club, the National Amateur Retriever Club and the Master National Retriever Club.

The Kansas City Retriever Club is dedicated to the advancement of all retriever breeds: Labrador Retrievers, Golden Retrievers, Chesapeake Bay Retrievers, Flat Coat Retrievers, Curly Coat Retrievers, Nova Scotia Duck Tollers, Irish Water Spaniels and Standard Poodles.

The Kansas City Retriever Club boasts over 60 members strong that include professional men and women, retired folks, home-makers, waterfowl hunters, upland game hunters, professional dog trainers, breeders, hunting guides, pet groomers and those that just have an interest in conservation by using trained retrievers.

Our club sponsors two AKC licensed field trials a year, two AKC licensed hunt tests a year, super singles event where each dog retrieves only single marks and several training sessions.  We are looking forward to adding some more activities starting in 2017.  Be sure and check back and see what we have planned.

We hold three general membership meetings a year.  There is one in February or March that will be announced as soon as the location is determined. The one in July is a BBQ cook-out, general meeting and where we have various fun outdoor activities.  The one in December is a celebration dinner, general meeting, yearly club award winners are announced, "Member of the Year" and "Rookie of the Year" awards are announced, if given out for the year, yearly significant accomplishment certificates are given, and where the new officers and board are voted on.

If you have any questions regarding Club activities, questions about joining the Kansas City Retriever Club or looking for training groups in your area, please email your questions to questions@kcrc.net and a board member will get back with you as quick as possible with an answer.

 

Email Your Accomplishments, Comments or Suggestions to:  Joanne Wilbanks Webmaster

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