Before a Society can hold a Field Trial, separate permission
must be sought for each level and sub-group, and the relevant
application submitted to the Kennel Club. The application is then
advertised in the Field Trials Newsletter, before being considered
by the Field Trials Sub-Committee.
Before completing a licence application all Field Trial dates
must be communicated to the Field Trials Department. Upon
confirmation of the date, a licence application must be completed
and forwarded to the Kennel Club 30 days prior to
the date of the Field Trial. A licence and Game Certificate will be
issued by the Kennel Club.
A copy of the Field Trial Schedule must be submitted to the
Kennel Club within 3 days of printing. All
schedules must conform to Regulation J3.b. and the Field Trial
The Field Trial running card, clearly marked with the awards,
and signed Game Certificate must be submitted to the Kennel Club
within 14 days of the Field Trial. If the Trial has been abandoned
or cancelled the card must still be submitted with the reasons for
Appointment. Societies are responsible for selecting Judges for
their Field Trials and Gundog Working Tests in accordance with
Regulations, with the "A" and "B" Panel Judges selected from the
official lists supplied by the Field Trials Department. A written
agreement to judge must be received from every Judge.
Nomination. A Judge may be nominated to a Panel by a Society
for whom he or she has judged within the previous three years.
Application forms are available from the Field Trials Department.
The secretary of the Society should sign the nomination after the
Judge has completed all the sections.
See attached list. A Field Trials Newsletter is issued to all
Gundog Societies Judges which contains important information on all
aspects of Gundog Events and Regulations. An Application and Review
form for Gundog Working Tests is circulated with the first
Newsletter of each year. The Newsletter is also available via
Society committees must ensure that they have adequate cover
for all the society's activities.
A current Public Liability insurance document must be available
for scrutiny at all Kennel Club licensed events