Tracking Test


TRACKING TESTS

The Labrador Retriever Club, Inc.

(Member of the American Kennel Club)

Labrador Retrievers Only

 2014 National Specialty Event Week  

Sunday, October 5, 2014   •   Test Hours: 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Tracking Dog Test #201477310 and Tracking Dog Excellent Test #201477311 

Entries close Wednesday, September 17, 2014, after which time entries cannot be accepted, cancelled,
altered or substituted except as provided for in Chapter 11, Section 6, of the Dog Show Rules.
In accordance with AKC Regulation, Chapter 1, Section 26a, entries in these tracking tests shall be
accepted up until the official closing date, even though the limits have been reached.
 
A drawing from all the entries received will be held at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, September 17, 2014,
at the home of the tracking test secretary to determine participants in the tests.
When the advertised limit has been drawn, all remaining entries will be similarly drawn and assigned a position on the Alternates list.

Tests will be limited to 4 TD tracks and 3 TDX tracks or a combination thereof.

Tracking Test Headquarters: Redding Farm, 1199 Table Rock Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Judges for TD and TDX tests:

Mr. Phil Gallagher, 733 Broughton St, Pittsburg PA

Ms. Sandra McMillan, 1991 N. Walnut Rd, Rochester IL

Tracking Test Committee
Nina Mann, Chair/ Secretary, cell phone 425-446-9633
Nancy Brandow, Tony Emilio, Debby Kay, Julie Kirk, Marlene Lendrim, Tami Wilson

Entry fees:

TD $75.00
Fees include the $.50 AKC recording fee and the $3.00 AKC Event Service Fee

Send entries with checks payable to LRC, Inc. in US funds to:

Nina Mann, Test Secretary

5706 312th St NW , Stanwood, W A 98292-9649

Telephone (360) 629-7619. Email: harbortop@netzero.net

Express mail entries must have a signature waiver. No fax or email entries will be accepted.

This test will be held under the Rules and Regulations of the American Kennel Club

REMINDER: A judges’ certification form must accompany each entry for the tracking test.

TDX $125.00

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS: Entries drawn to participate and all Alternates will be notified by email as soon as possible following the draw. For each test priority will be given to dogs without a title at that level. Alternates who are present at the test site at the time of drawing for tracks may replace any absent dogs. Entry fees of alternates who do not participate will be returned in full within 7 days following the test. Entry fees of participants who cancel after the closing date but prior to the test date will be refunded if a participant from the Alternates list takes their place. Per AKC regulations, if either the TD or TDX test does not fill, space may be opened in the other test for additional dogs to compete. Entrants will be notified of such changes.

DRAWING for TD tracks will take place at 8AM at the test headquarters and

drawing for TDX tracks will take place at 10 AM at the same location.

DIRECTIONS TO THE TEST SITE: Redding Farm is approximately seven (7) miles from the show headquarters.

Detailed directions will be sent to all successful entrants.

Bitches in season may compete subject to the provisions in Chapter 2, Section 8 of the AKC Tracking Regulations,

but must run the last track. Please leave bitches in season in your vehicle and notify the Tracking Test Secretary on your arrival.

Only dogs entered in these tests are allowed on the grounds.

AWARDS: A framed certificate with the dog’s track and LRC medallion is offered to all dogs passing these tests.
DRAW: All confirmed TD entrants must be at the Park by 8:00 AM and all confirmed

TDX dogs must be there by 10:00 AM to draw for tracks.

In each case, the first tracks will be run as soon as they are appropriately aged.

In the event of any absences among confirmed entries, the next alternate, in catalog order,

who is present, will be allowed to fill the vacancy.

Alternates not present who would have been selected will forfeit their entry fees if the track is not used.

AWARDS: LRC, Inc. offers a Framed Certificate with the Club Insignia and an individualized Track Map to all dogs successfully completing a track. LRC, Inc. offers a dark green Rosette with the Club insignia to all dogs successfully completing a track.
TRACKING
QUALIFIERS - Purina Pro Plan Slip Lead offered by Purina.

 REMEMBER TO ATTACH A COPY OF YOUR CERTIFICATION FOR THE TD TEST!

— DO NOT SEND TRACKING ENTRY TO CONFORMATION SUPERINTENDENT —

TRACKING TEST ENTRY FORM FOR LABRADOR RETRIEVERS ONLY