Congratulations to Robert Joiner and Billy – they successfully completed the recent 2014 Fall Grand!
For new members, this hunt test is for Hunting Retriever Champions (HRCH). It duplicates actual hunting conditions found throughout the country. The successful completion of two of these Grand tests (valued at 40 points each or 80 points) along with an accumulation of 120 additional points after earning the HRCH Title for a total of 300 points, will qualify a HRCH for the UKC title of Grand Hunting Retriever Champion (GRHRCH).
The semiannual International Grand Hunts are scheduled for five (5) days, but due to unforeseen circumstances, such as inclement weather, the tests may take longer to complete. The Hunt will consist of five (5) series of tests. The five series of tests consist of the following:
Failure of the hunting retriever to pass any of the five series tests will prevent it from participating in any subsequent series test.
For more information on the Spring Grand, go to http://huntingretrieverclub.org/2014SpringGrand/index.htm.
For more information on the International Grand Hunt in general, go to the 2013 HRC Rulebook, beginning with page 51.