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2017 AKC  ESS Field Trial Dates
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 Date
(Sat/Sun)
 West
Rocky Mtn
Mid West
Mid East 
East
1
Jan
7/8





2 Jan
14/15



Ravenna Memorial Trial
Email Contact
Ryan Lamberg
Randy Manore
Letter     Premium
Entry Form pdf    MS Doc
19 Open 18 Amat 2 Puppy


3
Jan
21/22

North Texas Sporting Spaniel Club
Email Contact

Alex and Alice Stewart
FT Information Entry Express
Closing Jan 9




MW
Jan
26/27


Thur/Fri
SE Texas ESS Club
Email Contact
Pete Zuleger
Justin Smith
Letter       Premium
32 Open    40 Amat
13 Puppies




4
Jan
28/29

ESS Club of Southern California
Email Contact

Paul McGagh
Chad Betts
Letter/Map     Premium
Entry Form PDF     Fillable
Closing Jan 18

Houston ESS Club
Email Contact
Gary Hanvey
Mike Noland
Entry Express FT Link
38 Open 14 Puppies 35 Amateur




5
Feb
4/5





MW Feb
8-12
Feb 8 - 9, Volunteer English Springer Spaniel Club
Wed/Thurs Trial - Judges Casey Butz and Richie Whelan
37 Open, 28 Amateur, 11 Puppies
to Entry Express

Feb 10 - 12, ESSFTA Hall of Fame Field Trial - LaGrange, TN
Fri/Sun Trial  - Judges Mhari Peschel and Randy Bartsch
Apprentice Todd Agnew (only second trial)

6
Feb
11/12

Stockton ESS Training Club
Email Contact
John Leininger
Robert Murdock
FT Information
Closing Jan 31



Stillwater Valley ESS Club
Email contact
George Kittle
John Halpin
Letter        Premium
Entry Form pdf     MS Word
26 Open 27 Amat 4 Pups


7
Feb
18/19
 Arrowhead ESS Club
Email Contact
Dan Lussen
Kevin Martineau
FT Information
34 Amat 32 Open 4 Pups

Missouri Hunting Spaniel Club
Email Contact
Lynn Miller
John Knowles
FT Information
Closing Feb 7
Hunt Secretary


Northeastern Ohio Bird Dog Assoc
Email Contact

Arron Wendel & Brian Young
Letter       Premium       MAP
Entry Form (PDF)      MS Word
26 Open 6 Puppies
21 Amateur


MW
Feb
20
Monday - San Fernando Valley Spaniel Club
Email Contact
Greg Kuhlman
Bob Bullard
FT Information
31 Open 3 Pups





8
Feb
25/26
S California SS Club
Email Contact
Joe Coady
Daryl Johnson
FT Entry Express Info
Closing Feb 13




Fri/Sat Feb 24-25
Central Virginia ESS FT Club
Email Contact
John Meyer & Deb Olszewski
FT Information
Water Test also!     16 Amateur
34 Open 3 Puppies
#
Date
 West
Rocky Mtn
Mid West
Mid East
East
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MW
Mar
3

Stockton ESS Training Club - Open Only
Email Contact
Dominique Savoie
Jim O'Shea
FT Information
24 Open





9 Mar
4/5
Tamarin Spaniel FTC
Email Contact
Bruce Outhouse
Judge Change to
Daryl Roth
FT Information
31 Amateur 28 Open

Rocky Mountain SSA
Email Contact
David Sanford
Dean Koehler
FT Information
Closing Feb 20
Entry Express


Cincinnati ESS Field Trial Club
Email Contact
Jim O'Keefe
Elaine Vanderslice
Letter       Premium
Entry Form pdf       fillable MS Doc
15 Amat     19 Open 1 Puppy

Keystone ESS Club
Email Contact
Clay Earl
John Leininger
Apprentice Mike Pollack
FT Information
24 Open 21 Amat 6 Pups
10
Mar
11/12
Fri/Sat, Mar 10-11
Timpanogos Hunting Spaniel Club
Email Contact
Robert Willis
Ken Hanson
FT Information
Closing March 1

Northern Colorado SS Club
Email Contact
Morgan Hadlin
Jerry Barrett
FT Information
Closing Feb 27
Apprentice Katie Gorecki
22 Open
28 Amat 1 Puppy


Mid-Penn ESS Club
Email Contact
Bill Cosgrove
Daryl Roth
Apprentice Chris Jensen
Entry Express FT Info
Closing Feb 27
Entry Express
  22 Open 21 Amat 5 Pups

MW

Mar
16/17

Oklahoma Springer Spaniel Club
Email Contact
Brent LeMaster
Gary Davis
Closing March 6
Entry Express




11
Mar
18/19
Green Valley Spaniel Club
Email Contact
Gunther Boettcher
Ray Wunderlich
FT Information
20 Open 23 Amat 1 Puppy

Springer Spaniel Club of Central Kansas
Email Contact
Ken Willis
Bob Fink
FT Information
Closing March 7
44 Open 49 Amateur 15 Puppies

Sportsmen's Spaniel Club
Email Contact
George Kittle
Chuck Petermichl
Apprentice Rumi Schroeder
Welcome Letter       Premium
31 Open 29 Amat 7 Puppies


Valley Forge FTA
Email Contact
Kevin Martineau
Elaine Vanderslice
FT Information
Entry Express
29 Open 29 Amat 8 Pups
12
Mar
25/26
Fri/Sat, Mar 24-25
Utah SS Club

Email Contact
Mark Haglin
Bob Bullard

FT Information
Closing Mar 15
ESS Club of E Nebraska
Email Contact
Marty Knibbs & Mike Noland - Apprentice Todd Agnew
FT Information
Closing Mar 13
Entry Express
West Allis T & K Club
Email Contact
Randy Manore & Ken Hanson
New Directions (March 15)
Letter
FT Information
MAP
42 Open 33 Amat 12 Pups

Susquehanna Valley ESS Club
Email Contact
Mark Matthiesen
Dean Koehler
FT Information EE

18 Open 27 Amat 5 Pups



Mar
25

Sat, Mar 25 8:30 am
Gunning Seminar by
Wayne Tisue
Decatur, Texas
Contact Richard Sherman




13
Apr
1/2
   Missouri Headwaters SS Club
Email Contact
Don Mock
Greg Royer
FT Information
26 Open 1 Puppy
29 Amateur
Minnesota Heartland ESS Club
Email Contact
Mike Wallace
David Anderson
Hunt Secretary Premium
Letter       Map
Closing March 211
Hunt Secretary Entry


Mid-Atlantic Hunting Spaniel Club
Email Contact
Jerry Barrett
Richie Whelan
FT Information
18 Open 6 Puppies
25 Amateur
MW
Apr
6/7


Thurs/Fri
St Croix Valley
Email Contact

Aaron Wendel & Trent Bosse
Information Letter
Entry Express
         MAP
43 Open    31 Amat    16 Pups


14
Apr
8/9
Fri/Sat, April 7-8
Timpanogos HS Club
Email Contact
Bill Cosgrove
Brent Blundell
FT & Water Test Information
25 Open     23 Amat      6 Pups


Minnesota ESS Club
Email Contact
Jeff Miller
Roland Snyder
Hunt Sec FT Info
MAP
Closing March 28

Ohio Valley ESS Club
Email Contact
Scott Hoover
Greg Kuhlman
Appr Rumi Schroeder
FT Information
21 Open 6 Pups 20 Amat
Amateur Stake to run on Sunday

15
Apr
15/16

Easter


Easter
 
Fri/Sat April 14-15
Central Wisconsin Sporting Spaniel Club
Email Contact
Dean Koehler
Greg Johnson
Hunt Secretary Premium
35 Open 12 Pups 34 Amat
MAP


Easter


Easter
 
16
Apr
22/23
Northwest ESS Club
Email Contact
Steve Bender
David Anderson
Letter       Premium
Entry Form
39 Amat 5 Pups 27 Open

 
Northern Minnesota ESS Club
Email Contact
Gary Riddle
Rick Paquin
Letter     Premium
Entry Form doc     PDF
27 Open 10 Pups 40 Amt 5 Youth


 Southern Tier FTA
Email Contact
John Bruggeman
Vern Knapp
FT Information
HuntSecretary.com
Closing April 12
MW
Apr 24


Monday, Apr 24 - Open/Puppy
Central Wisconsin SS Club
Email Contact
Jim O'Shea & Joe Stallman
Hunt Secretary Premium
30 Open 7 Pups 1 water
MAP



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Date
 West
Rocky Mtn
Mid West
Mid East
East
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17
Apr
29/30





Central New England SS Club
Terry Quinlan & Justin Smith
Premium
Entry Form
Directions

19 Open 25 Amat 6 Pups
18
May
6/7


Minnesota ESS Club
Email Contact
Ken Willis & Tim Edwards
New grounds
New Letter
Hunt Secretary Link
40 Open 38 Amat 16 Pups
MAP


Sat, May 6
Water Test
Keystone ESS Club
Premium

Sun, May 7
New Jersey
Cocker/Springer Futurity

19
May
13/14

North Dakota Sporting Spaniel Club
Email Contact
May 13 Open - May 14 Amateur
Jeff Brooks
Change of judge to
 Tom Ness
Entry Express Premium

Closing May 1
Entry Express




Canada
May 13/14
Southwestern Ontario Club
Two Open All Age Stakes, a Puppy and a Limited
Information at http://www.cnsfta.com

20
May
20/21

 
May 19-21
Spaniel Training Clinic
with Todd Agnew
At Windrift Farm
Cochranton, PA
 
Canada
May 20/21
Central Ontario - Open All Age Stake
Judges Tom Calabrese and Frank O'Grady
Minor Stakes Judges Alex Smith and Bev Bettridge
Email Contact

21
May
27/28




 
Canada
May 27/28
Club de Chiens de Chasse de Québec (Québec Hunting Dogs Club) CKC Spaniel FTs in Bécancour, Québec, Canada
Saturday – May 27th, 2017 – Open All-age
-          Peter Renwick, USA & Alex Smith, Canada
Saturday – May 27th, 2017 – Limited
-          Drew Goldsmith, Canada & Denis Samson, Canada
Email Contact
Sunday – May 28th, 2017 – Open All-age
-          Peter Renwick, USA & Drew Goldsmith, Canada
Sunday – May 28th, 2017 – Limited
-          Alex Smith, Canada & Denis Samson, Canada

22
Jun
3/4




June 2/3/4 - Open Friday at Noon
Central Maine Spaniel Club
Email Contact
Dan Murray & John Leininger
Poland Springs, Buxton
Entry Express

23
Jun
10/11

June 10 - 11
ESSC of E Nebraska
Gunning Seminar on June 10, Sat
Judging Seminar on June 11, Sun
Information



 
24
Jun
17/18




June 16-18
Todd Agnew Training Clinic
Middlebury, VT
Email Contact

Jun
17/18

Central Ontario - Two day Amateur All Age  
Judges Mike Ludwig and Gary Wilson
Email Contact

25
Jun
24/25






Jun
23/24/25
Calgary English Springer Field Trials   Spring 2017
Tom Bratrud, Field Trial Secretary
242236 -  80th Street West, Foothills, AB, T1S 0S5
Email Contact
Telephone:   cell at 403-861-3390 Fax: 403-256-7706
Amateur Friday, June 23,  Open All Age Saturday, June 24,
and Open All Age Sunday, June 25, 2017.
 
Entries - Closing and Draw – 9:00 p.m. MDT, June 9, 2017

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Date
 West
Rocky Mtn
Mid West
Mid East
East
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26
Jul
1/2





Canada
Jul 2/3

Eastern Slopes Spaniel Association       Information at www.dogshow.ca
Two amateur stakes        Email Contact

27
Jul
8/9


S Wisconsin SSC
FUN TRIAL Sat July 8
 FT Gunning Seminar Sun July 9
Elkhorn Wisconsin
Please contact Sue Myers smyers@mia.net for details and to register



28
Jul
15/16





29
Jul
22/23





30
Jul
29/30





31
Aug
5/6





32
Aug
12/13


Sat Aug 12
ESS Club of Central States Water Test at Dansmirth Kennels
Email Contact

Letter       Premium
Fillable Entry Form      PDF



33
Aug
19/20





34
Aug
26/27


Sat Aug 26
Sportsmen's Spaniel Club of Calmet
Water Test
Email Contact


Central Connecticut Spaniel Club
Canada
Aug 27
Edmonton Club Field Trial - Amateur Stake
Lamont Alberta area
Judges Larry Garner and Steve Harper
Email Contact

35
Sep
2/3





#
Date  West
Rocky Mtn
Mid West
Mid East
East
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36
Sep
9/10
Fri/Sat, Sept 8-9
Timpanogos Hunting Spaniel Club



Spaniel Association of Western New York
Maine Spaniel Field Trial Club
Canada
Sep
9/10
Eastern Slopes Spaniel Association - FT Information at www.dogshow.ca
Amateur All Age and Puppy - September 9
Open All Age and Puppy - September 10
Email Contact

37
Sep
16/17


Northern Minnesota ESS Club
Email Contact
Don Mock
Aaron Wendel
Daybreak in SD

Susquehanna Valley
Patriot Sporting Spaniel Club
Email Contact
John Halpin
Bob Merrill
FT Information
Closing Sept 10

38
Sep
23/24
Fri/Sat, Sept 22-23
Utah Springer Spaniel Club

Fri/Sat/Sun Sept 22-24
N Dakota SS Club

Friday Open
Saturday Open
Sunday Amateur

Tilden Valley ESS Club
 Email Contact
David Anderson
Rumi Schroeder

Pitttsburgh ESS FT Club
Southern Tier Field Trial Association
MW
Sept
25/26





 Mon/Tues, Sept 25-26
Southern Tier Field Trial Association
39
Sept 30/
Oct 1
Northwest English Springer Spaniel Club
Sept 29 -Oct 1
Pawnee Flushing Spaniel Club
Two full Trials with 2 Opens, 2 Amateur & 2 Puppy Stakes

Northeast Wisconsin Spaniel Club
Southern Michigan SST Club
Bushy Hill Springer Spaniel Field Trial Association
Canada
Sept 30/Oct 1

Canadian National Amateur Championship
by the Edmonton Springer Spaniel Club to be held in the Edmonton, Alberta area
Email Contact

MW
Oct
4/5/6


 Oct 5/6 - Thurs/Fri
Rocky Mountain Springer Spaniel Assoc

Oct 4/5 - Wed/Thurs
Fox Valley English Cocker Spaniel Club



MW
Oct 6


Oct 7 - Friday
Minn Heartland ESSC
Email Contact
Randy Bartsch
Ken Hanson


40
Oct
7/8
Fri/Sat, Oct 6-7
Utah Springer Spaniel Club

Northern Colorado Springer Spaniel Club
Minn Heartland ESS Club
Email Contact
John Smith
Chuck Petrmichl

Great Lakes ESS FTA
English Springer Spaniel Club of Long Island
Email Contact
Tom Motley
Rick Paquin

Canadian National Open Championship
October 7
to conclusion

Calgary English Springer Spaniel hosting the
51st Canadian National Open Field Trial Championship
Saturday, October 7 to conclusion
Information available at www.dogshow.ca

Email Contact
MW
Oct
12/13


Thurs/Fri
Oklahoma Springer Spaniel Club



41
Oct
14/15
Arrowhead ESS Club
Email Contact
Bob Willis
Gary Hanvey
FT Information
Closing Oct 4

Springer Spaniel Club of Central Kansas

St Croix Valley Spaniel Club
Cinncinnati ESS FT Club
Cocker Spaniel Field Trial of America
MW
Oct
19/20


Oct 20/21 Fri/Sat
W Washington ESS Club
Email Contact
Renee Shannon
Kevin Rutherford



Thurs/Fri - Oct 19/20
East Central Iowa ESSC Club



42
Oct
21/22
Missouri Hunting Spaniel Club
Sportsmen's Spaniel Club of Calumet
Email Contact

Rick Shively
Brent LeMaster
Apprentice Mike Pollack
FT Information
Closing Oct 11

Ravenna Field Trial Club
New Jersey Spaniel Field Trial Club
MW
Oct
26/27


Platte River English Springer Spaniel Club
Thurs/Fri
Central Wisconsin Sporting Spaniel Club



43
Oct
28/29
Inland Empire ESS Club

English Springer Spaniel Club of Eastern Nebraska
Minnesota English Springer Spaniel Club
Email Contact
Russ Smith
Jim Karlovec

Ohio Valley ESS Club
Oct 27/28/29
English Springer Spaniel Field Trial Association, Inc

DD
Oct
28/29



ESS Club of the Central States
Email Contact
John Knowles
Terry Sworsky


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Date  West
Rocky Mtn
Mid West
Mid East
East
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MW
Nov
2/3/4


Nov 2/3
Houston English Springer Spaniel Club



Nov 3/4
Keystone English Springer Spaniel Club

44
Nov
4/5

 Southeast Texas English Springer Spaniel Club
English Springer Spaniel Field Trial Club of Illinois
Stillwater Valley ESS Club
Valley Forge Field Trial Association
45
Nov
11/12


Southern Wisconsin Sporting Spaniel Club

Ladies Spaniel Field Trial Club of Greater New York
National Open
Championship

Wednesday, November 15 to conclusion in the Midwest IC near Austin, Minnesota.  General Chairman Dan Koehler, FTC Bill Boeckman - Judges Skip Smith and Chad Betts          
46
Nov
18/19





47
Nov
25/26





National Amateur Chanpionship

Wednesday, Nov 29 to conclusion to be held in the Western IC in the Newton, Utah area.  General Chairman Gary Riddle with FTC Bob Child
- Judges Tom Menzel and John Hall         Proposal
48 Dec
2/3





49
Dec
9/10





50
Dec
16/17





51
Dec
23/24





52
Dec
30/31





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