Entry fee : £6.00 per dog

Please enclose your :   > Applicable Working Test Entry Form(s), download from : HERE
  > Payment & ^SAE
  > Separate *cheque payment for each dog, and each Test


*Please make cheque(s) payable to : ‘The North Devon Working Gundog Club

^Members who wish to receive running orders before the event must enclose a stamped addressed envelope.


All tests start at 9.30am for 10am unless otherwise stated.

Raffle prizes will be much appreciated.


Additional ‘Working Tests’ Entry Forms can be downloaded and printed by clicking either on the link above, or on this link here : WORKING_TEST_ENTRY_FORM

Entries should be sent to the relevant Working Test Secretary, as follows :

Spaniels     : Brian Smith, Cleeve Valley Farm, Chipstable, Taunton, Somerser, TA42QF         Tel: 01984 629436                  EMail:

Retrievers : Gordon Hewitt, Spa Wood Cottage, Filleigh, Barnstaple, Devon,   EX32 0RU       Tel: 07810 548482                  EMail:



Open      : Open to all dogs

Puppy    : Confined to dogs less than 18 months of age at the date of the test.

Veteran : (Unclassified) Open to all dogs aged EIGHT YEARS or over on the day before the test is run.

Novice   : Confined to dogs of any age not having won: a Field Trial Award, or 1st, 2nd or 3rd in an Open Test or 1st in any other Test (Puppy and Novice Dog/Novice Handler are discounted for this purpose)

Novice Dog/Novice Handler: Neither dog nor handler to have won any award, including commendation at a Field Trial or 1st, 2nd or 3rd, in any Open or Novice Working Test. This includes a Puppy Test but not Junior Handler.

Dogs may be allowed to enter any Working Test on a Not for Competition (NFC) basis at the discretion of the relevant Working Test Secretary, by arrangement prior to the day of the event


    2019 schedule



STAKE 1 – Novice AV Retriever Working Test

Date     – Sunday 31st March

*UPDATE*  – We regret that this Test has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances

STAKE 2 – Open AV Retriever Working Test

Date     – Sunday 12th May 9.30 am prompt

Venue  – Mornacott Shoot (EX36 3QS) by kind permission of the land owner Andrew Blowers and Head Keeper Toby Penton.

Judges – Roger Davies, Keith Sandercock

Entries Close – Saturday 4th May

STAKE 3 – AV Retriever Working Test (incorporating young handler)

Date     – Sunday 7th July : Puppy 9.00 am prompt – Novice 11.00 am prompt

Venue  – EX32 0RU by kind permission of Gordon Hewitt

Judges – Mary Jane Opie, Sue Gray, Jo Fergie and Caroline Nunneley

Entries Close – Saturday 29th June

STAKE 4 – AV Novice Spaniel Working Test (incorporating novice handler)

Date     – Sunday 25th August

Venue  – Coombe, Dulverton, Somerset, by kind permission of Julie Kelvie and John Mackledon

Judges – Maurice Stanbury, Neil Harris + Mr.W.Swiggs

Directions      – to be forwarded with running orders

Entries Close – TBC


Date     – TBC

Venue  – TBC

Judges – TBC

Entries Close – TBC