Howl-oween Barn Hunt Trial Greater Boston Area Earthdog Club 2 Days/4 Trials

DIRECTIONS TO SITE
Barn Hunt site
Greater Boston Area Earthdog Club
Howl-oween Barn Hunt Trial
Saturday, October 25 & 26, 2014
Gardner Fish & Gun Club
538 Clark St. Gardner, MA 01440
2 Days/4 Trials
Directions to Gardner Fish & Gun Club, 538 Clark St., Gardner,
MA:
FROM Route 2 West: Route 2 West to Exit 24B. Follow Route 140 North
for 4.5 miles and take left onto Green St. Take first right after about ½ mile,
onto Eaton St. Travel ½ mile, take first right onto Clark St. The site is 1.2
miles on left.
FROM Route 2 East: Route 2 East to Exit 22 to Route 68; follow through
downtown Gardner (about 1.9 miles). Take right onto Acadia Rd and follow
to end. Right onto Ryan St. Take left onto Clark St. The site is 1.2 miles on
the left.
FROM I-91: Take Route 2 East. Follow directions for Rt 2 East above.
FROM I-495: Take Route 2 West. Follow directions for Rt 2 West above.
FROM I-84 east: Take I-84 east, I-90 east, I-290 east, I-190 north, Route 2
west. Follow directions for Rt 2 West above.
OPEN TO ALL BREEDS AND MIXED BREEDS
ALL DOGS MUST BE REGISTERED at www.barnhunt.com
Each Trial Entry limit: 120 a day per Judge or 8 hours per ring.
Instinct Test (Trial 1 Only), Novice, Open, Senior, Master
8:00 AM START
There will be a short lunch break. Trial 2 will follow Trial 1.
Move-ups will be possible between trials.
Judges:
Mary Smith Plainville, MA Saturday
Nancy L Sankus Woburn, MA Saturday & Sunday
Susan Sparks Rehoboth, MA Sunday
CLOSING DATE: Saturday October 18, 2014
No day of show entries accepted
Entries will be accepted in the order received.
Entry fee must accompany all entries to be valid.
Entry fees: $15 for Instinct Test and $20 for Novice, Open, Senior, Master
Halloween Costume contest for dogs Saturday between trials.
Workers Raffle after each Trial.
TRIAL OFFICIALS
Saturday
Sunday
Trial
Committee
Trial
Chair
Hannah Gregorio
134 Bancroft Ave
Reading, MA 01867
[email protected]
Trial
Secretary
Judges
Nancy Goldmann
20 Fruit Street
Hopkinton, MA01748
[email protected]
Linda Heath
304 Chichester Road
Loudon, NH 03307
Mary Smith
Nancy L. Sankus
Nancy L Sankus
Susan Sparks
Veterinarian on Call:
Animal Emergency Care, 164 Great Rd., Acton, MA (978) 263-1742
CLASSES OFFERED:
Optional class-Instinct: Dogs may enter the Instinct class and the
Novice class at the same trial until a RATN title is earned
Regular classes-Novice, Open, Senior & Master: only 1 regular class
may be entered at each trial
Running Order:
Dogs will be run in height order with dogs being handled by the same
person separated into different staged groups.
Height Divisions:
Small:
Dogs 13" and under
Medium:
Dogs 13.1 to 18"
Large:
Dogs over 18"
Dogs are measured at the option of the judge
NOTICE TO EXHIBITORS:
Registration numbers, Barn Hunt Regulations, and more
information may be obtained on the website, www.barnhunt.com
 Any dog of any breed or mix, six months of age or older, may
participate in Barn Hunt Trials. The only limitation is that the
dog must be able to fit through an 18” wide by approximately
22” high “tunnel” made of straw/hay bales.
 Entry Fees will not be refunded in the event that a dog is
absent, disqualified, excused, or barred from competition by
the action of the Trial Committee.
 No entry fee will be refunded if the trial cannot open or be
completed by reason of riots, civil disturbances, fire, and act of
God, public emergency, act of a public enemy, or any other
causes beyond the control of the organizing committee.
 After the trial closes, entry fees will not be refunded
 The use of flexi-leads on the show grounds is not permitted
during show hours.
 All dogs must be on leash at all times except when in the ring
for judging.
 Exhibitors are responsible to clean up after their dogs.
 Exhibitors are responsible for being ready to go to the staging
area, in the staging area, and waiting for the call to the gate
when it is their turn to run. The judge need not wait for any dog
holding up a class. The club has no obligation or responsibility
for providing service through a public address system or
steward for the purpose of calling or locating dogs that are not
brought to the ring when required.
 It is recommended to read the Barn Hunt rules before
attending the trial: http://barnhunt.com/rules/
ELIGIBILITY OF DOGS:
Any dog of any breed or mix, six months of age or older, may
participate in Barn Hunt Trials. The only limitation is that the dog must
be able to fit through an 18” wide by approximately 22” high “tunnel”
made of straw/hay bales.
Dogs must be registered with the Barn Hunt Association to enter
and participate in this trial. To register your dog and receive a BHA
number, see barnhunt.com/registeryourdog. Please allow at least
48 hours to receive a registration number.
BITCHES IN SEASON:
Bitches in season may compete at this trial but must be kept
separate from all other dogs and will be run at the end of their
class. Entry fees for bitches that come into season will be refunded
until closing time of the trial if you wish to withdraw. After the trial
closes, entry fees will not be refunded. If bringing a bitch in season,
please inform the trial committee prior to the trial and inform all
exhibitors at the judge’s briefing. Bitches in season will be required
to compete in pants and use designated parking/exercise area.
AWARDS:
Rosettes will be awarded for first through fourth place in Novice, Open,
and Senior classes in each height division. Ribbons will be awarded for
all qualifiers in the regular classes and the Instinct Test. Title rosettes
will be awarded to all dogs earning a title.
Greater Boston Area Earthdog Club
Saturday October 25, 2014
Sunday October 26, 2014
Trial 1
Trial 2
Trial 1
Trial 2
Instinct ___
Instinct ___
Novice ___
Novice ___
Novice ___
Novice ___
Open ___
Senior ___
Master ___
Open ___
Senior ___
Master ___
Open ___
Senior ___
Master ___
Open ___
Senior ___
Master ___
Check appropriate boxes above. Instinct and Novice may be entered at the same trial. For all other
classes, only one class/level per trial allowed. Only enter the class for which your dog is eligible.
Fees: $15 Instinct, $20 all others
Payable to: GBAEC
Includes $1.50 BHA Recording Fee.
Trial Secretary: Linda Heath 304 Chichester Road Loudon, NH 03307
[email protected] – (603) 848-7149)
I enclose entry fees in the amount of: $
Name of Owner’s Agent/Handler (if any):
BHA Registration #:
___Date of Birth:
___Sex:
Full Name of Dog:
Call Name:
Breed:
Actual Height:
_Height Class: *** (circle) S M L Actual
Owner(s):
For more information, please visit the following websites:
www.barnhunt.com
www.gbaec.net
Owner’s Address:
City:
State:
Zip:
*Barn Hunt Registration number required for valid entry. Register your dog online at:
www.barnhunt.com. Allow at least two (2) business days to receive a Barn Hunt
number.*** S = 13" and under, M = 13.1" to 18", L = over 18".
AGREEMENT
I (we) acknowledge that if this application for the entry of this dog is made available to me (us)
for participation in a Barn Hunt event, that I (we) agree that this facility has the right to refuse
the entry of this dog and/or they reserve the right to dismiss the dog and myself for cause which
Barn Hunt deems to be sufficient. In consideration of the acceptance of this and the opportunity
to train my dog(s), I (we) agree to hold Barn Hunt Association, LLC, Gardner Fish & Gun Club,
GBAEC, and all associates harmless from any claim for loss or injury which may be alleged to
have been caused directly or indirectly to any person or thing by the act of this dog or dogs
while in or upon the premises or grounds or near any entrance thereto, and I (we) personally
assume all responsibility and liability for such claim, and I (we) further agree to hold the
aforementioned parties harmless from any claim for damage or injury to the dog or myself,
either physically or mentally, whether such loss, disappearance, theft, damage or injury, be
caused or alleged to be caused by negligence while in or upon the premises of the Barn Hunt
grounds. The terms of this agreement bind the parties for the current period of training, and all
subsequent classes/training/events in which they hereafter participate.
Signature of owner or agent duly authorized to make this entry:
Signature of Owner: ____________________________________________________________
Telephone: ____________________Email___________________________
Entries will be confirmed by Email. Write your Email Clearly.
Greater Boston Area Earthdog Club
Saturday October 25, 2014
Sunday October 26, 2014
Trial 1
Trial 2
Trial 1 AM
Trial 2
Instinct ___
Instinct
Instinct ___
Instinct
Novice ___
Novice ___
Novice ___
Novice ___
Open ___
Senior ___
Master ___
Open ___
Senior ___
Master ___
Open ___
Senior ___
Master ___
Open ___
Senior ___
Master ___
Check appropriate boxes above. Instinct and Novice may be entered at the same trial. For all other
classes, only one class/level per trial allowed. Only enter the class for which your dog is eligible.
Fees: $15 Instinct, $20 all others
Payable to: GBAEC
Includes $1.50 BHA Recording Fee.
Trial Secretary: Linda Heath 304 Chichester Road Loudon, NH 03307
[email protected] – (603) 848-7149)
LOCAL HOTELS AND CAMP GROUNDS:
As rules may change, please check with hotels before registering. Pet fees
may apply. You are responsible for picking up after your dogs at the motels &
the trial site.
Super 8 Motel - Gardner, MA (978) 630-2888, Exit 23 off Rte 2,
approx. 3 miles from site.
Rodeway Inn - Westminster, MA (978) 874-5951, Exit 25 off Rte 2,
approx. 15 min. from site.
Otter River State Forest (campgrounds) - Baldwinville, MA (978)
939-8962, approx. 10 min. from site.
I enclose entry fees in the amount of: $
Name of Owner’s Agent/Handler (if any):
BHA Registration #:
___Date of Birth:
___Sex:
Full Name of Dog:
Call Name:
Breed:
Actual Height:
_Height Class:*** (circle) S M L Actual
RV parking and tenting available on site on a first come/first serve
basis (no hook ups, no facilities). Generator exhaust must not
interfere with adjacent setups. Diverters recommended.
The following policies are enforced at the trial site:
Owner(s):
Alcoholic beverages: are not permitted on site
Owner’s Address:
City:
State:
Zip:
*Barn Hunt Registration number required for valid entry. Register your dog online at:
www.barnhunt.com. Allow at least two (2) business days to receive a Barn Hunt
number.*** S = 13" and under, M = 13.1" to 18", L = over 18".
AGREEMENT
I (we) acknowledge that if this application for the entry of this dog is made available to me (us)
for participation in a Barn Hunt event, that I (we) agree that this facility has the right to refuse
the entry of this dog and/or they reserve the right to dismiss the dog and myself for cause which
Barn Hunt deems to be sufficient. In consideration of the acceptance of this and the opportunity
to train my dog(s), I (we) agree to hold Barn Hunt Association, LLC, Gardner Fish & Gun Club,
GBAEC, and all associates harmless from any claim for loss or injury which may be alleged to
have been caused directly or indirectly to any person or thing by the act of this dog or dogs
while in or upon the premises or grounds or near any entrance thereto, and I (we) personally
assume all responsibility and liability for such claim, and I (we) further agree to hold the
aforementioned parties harmless from any claim for damage or injury to the dog or myself,
either physically or mentally, whether such loss, disappearance, theft, damage or injury, be
caused or alleged to be caused by negligence while in or upon the premises of the Barn Hunt
grounds. The terms of this agreement bind the parties for the current period of training, and all
subsequent classes/training/events in which they hereafter participate.
Signature of owner or agent duly authorized to make this entry:
Signature of Owner: ____________________________________________________________
Telephone: ____________________Email___________________________
Entries will be confirmed by Email. Write your Email Clearly.
Smoking: is not permitted under club tents, pavilions, in waiting areas,
or within 50 feet of Barn Hunt courses, or any other areas where
people are required to gather.
An area will be designated for Bitches in Season parking. Please
refrain from parking in any area where the ground is wet. All other
parking is on a first come/first serve basis.
Permission has been granted by the Barn Hunt Association, LLC for the holding of these Barn
Hunt trials under BHA Rules and Regulations.
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