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Saturday, November 16, 2013

Let's Meet.....

2013 National Retriever Championship  


Cheraw, South Carolina



Date: Sunday, November 17 – Saturday, November 23, 2013


Location: Properties in and around Cheraw, South Carolina 

Entry Fee: $400.00


Start Time: 7:00 am local time


Entries: Enter online at: www.entryexpress.net or mail entries and make checks payable to:


Entry Express, Inc.

115 Greenwood Street

Charleston, AR 72933


Mailed entries must include the $20.00 Administrative Fee per entry. Administrative Fee of $20.00 for online entries.


Closing Date: Online entries close November 4, 2013 at 11:59 PM CT. Those who qualify November 8-10  must call Mitch Patterson (Office: 630-693-2344) or cell: 630-688-2402 or Tina Styan (262-278-4201) by noon CT November 11 with their entry.
Jim Cope
8810 Greenwood Trail
Rowlett, TX 75088
Phone: 972-412-1754
Phil Heye
501 South 1st Street
Lagrange, KY 40031
Phone: 502-222-7531
Larry Smith
15670 Elkhorn Lane
Reno, NV 89506
Phone: 775-250-2094

Schedule of Meetings and Social Activities:


Saturday, November 16, 2013 Theatre on the Green, 200 Market St., Cheraw, SC 29520
8:00 am - Officers,
11:00 am – Field Trial Committee & Judges
2:00 pm – Retriever Advisory Committee
3:00 pm – National Retriever Club Annual Meeting
4:00 pm – or immediately following the annual meeting. Committee
Chairpersons & Co-Chairpersons will meet with their committee members.
Cocktail Party:  
Saturday, November 16, 2013, 6:30 pm, Cheraw State Park, Club House. Cocktail attire for the ladies, jackets for the gentlemen.
Southern Hospitality Party
Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 6:30 pm, Bill’s BBQ, 3566 Highway 9, Cheraw, SC. Everyone invited, courtesy of City of Cheraw and Chamber of Commerce.
Workers Party:  
Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 6:30 pm, Wine Factory, 165 2nd St., Cheraw, SC 29520
Quality Inn
885 Chesterfield Hwy.
Cheraw, SC 29520


Other Accommodations:
Days Inn of Cheraw
820 Market St.
Cheraw, SC 29520
Best Western
212 US 401
Bennettsville, SC 29512
The Landmark Inn
1301 S. 4th Street
Hartsville, SC 29550
Fairfield Inn
200 S. 4th Street.
Hartsville, SC 29550
Cheraw State Park
100 State Park Drive
Cheraw, SC 29520
Cabin Res. – 866-345-7275
H. Cooper Black Jr. Memorial
Field Trial and Rec. Area
279 Sporting Dog Trail
Cheraw, SC 29520


Other Area Accommodations:                    
Quality Inn
903 S. 5th St.
Hartsville, SC 29550
Moree Sportsman’s Preserve
1217 Moree Rd.
Society Hill, SC 29593
The Charlotte Douglas Int’l Airport in Charlotte NC is located about 84 miles Northwest of Cheraw. The Columbia Metropolitan Airport in Columbia SC is located about 110 miles Southwest of Cheraw.   Florence Regional Airport in Florence SC is located about 45 miles North of Cheraw.
Rental Cars:
Budget-800-218-7992                      Dollar-800-800-4000
Enterprise-800-261-7331 Hertz-800-654-3131
There will be food services available on the grounds each day.
Merchandise: Merchandise will be sold on site. Cash and checks only.
Bitch Check:  
Bitch check will be conducted on Saturday, November 16, 2013 immediately following the National Retriever Club Annual Meeting in the parking lot in front of Theatre on the Green. Katie Anderson DVM, will conduct the Bitch check.
Training Birds:
Mike Johnson
Moree Sportsman’s Preserve
1217 Moree Road, Society Hill, SC 29593
843-378-4831, moreehunt@aol.com

Click here for order form

Scratch Policy:
Entry fees will be refunded in full for a bitch coming into season prior to and during the trial. A full refund will be given for a sick or injured dog with a veterinarian certificate. The Field Trial Committee must approve extenuating circumstances before a refund will be given.


NRC Officers/Field Trial Committee:
Craig Stonesifer
NRC President
Dover, DE 19901
Joe Broyles
NRC Vice President
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Mitch Patterson
Addison, IL 77316
Steve Karr
NRC Director
Dickinson, TX 77539
Gary Zellner
NRC Director
Scio, OR 97374
Bird Throwers:
Jason Baker
Lincolnton, GA 30817
Gwen & Alan Pleasant
Angier, NC 27501
Al Arthur
Lincolnton, GA 30817
Field Trial Chairman:
Tommy Parrish
Clinton, SC 29325
Chairman’s Special Committee:
Joe McNinch
Simpsonville, SC 29681
Richard McDonald
Hartsville, SC 29550
Craig Stonesifer
Dover, DE 19901
Dr. Bill Goldstein
Florence, SC 29501
Jeff Talley
Chief Marshal
Tallahassee, FL 32308

Game Stewards:
Mark Menzies
Charlotte, NC 28226
Alvin Hatcher
Huntingtown, MD 20639


Richard Smith
Gun Captain
Delancey, NY 13752
Olen Bielski
Chicopee, MA 01013
Corporate Sponsor Liaison:
Gwen Jones
Hernando, MS 38632
Ginger Cope
Rowlett, TX 75088
Official Announcer:
Vickie Lamb
Hawks, MI 49743
Official Photographer:
Molly Schlachter
MCS Photography
Lancaster, PA 17603
Martha McCool
Rockwall, TX 75032
Dana Stonesifer
Dover, DE 19901
Training Grounds:
Dr. Bill Goldstein
Florence, SC 29501
Swinton Anderson
Beaufort, SC 29907
Dave Kress
Gallatin, TN 37066
Chris Bishop
Gresham, SC 29546
Bill Clark
Bristol, ME 04539
Sara Goldstein
Florence, SC 29501
Brenda Parrish
Clinton, SC 29325
Jessie Kent
Sparta, GA 31087
Elizabeth Arthur
Lincolnton, GA 30817
Kay Joyner
Hostess Emeritus
Smithfield, NC


Training Areas:
Training areas will be allocated each day by lottery drawing starting November 12, 2013 through November 15, 2013. The drawing will take place in the lobby of the Headquarters, The Quality Inn Cheraw each evening at 7 pm.
A listing of training areas and descriptions and photos of each will be available along with maps, directions, and rules and regulations pertinent to each area.
Emergency Information:
Ambulance Service
Sandhills Ambulance Service
Police Department
Cheraw Police Department
Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Department
Dial 911 or 843-623-2101
Chesterfield General Hospital
711 Chesterfield Hwy.
Cheraw, SC 29520
Official Veterinarian:
Katie Anderson
Anderson Animal Hospital
1015 14thStreet
Hartsville, SC 29550


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2013 NRC
Running Order

1. FC Peakebrook’s Secret Weapon “Bond”, LM, Al Arthur
2. Dunn Hill’s User Friendly MH “Webster”, LM, Wayne Curtis
3. FC Rock River Benjamin “Ben”, LM, Bill Eckett
4. FC-AFC Ragin Eye Of The Storm “Cane”, LM, Alan Pleasant
5. FC-AFC-CFC-CAFC Upon The Wings Of An Answered Prayer “Ammo”, LF, Bill Petrovish
6. Henfield’s Zoe “Zoe”, LF, Danny Farmer
7. FC-AFC Texas Troubador “Tubb”, LM, Martha Russell
8. FC Bigwoods Hillbilly Hammer “Hammer”, LM, Don Remien
9. FC-AFC Candlewood’s Skyrocket “Sky”, LF, Chris Ledford
10. FC Hyfly’n Turbo Jet “Turbo”, LM, Ray Voigt
11. Beaverdam’s What You Need “Matty”, LF, Dolores Smith
12. FC-AFC Citori’s No Holds Barred “Free”, LF, Bill Sargenti
13. FC Topbrass Linekin’s Riptide “Rip”, GM, Rick Roberts
14. FC-AFC Ironweeds High Bird Shooter MH MNH “Shooter”, LM, Paul Brown
15. FC-AFC Tweed’s Rough Rider “Teddy”, LM, Dave Smith
16. FC-AFC Mercy Mercy Mercy Me “Mercy”, LF, Paul Sletten
17. FC Dogwoods Fear Factor “Boo”, LM, Tim Milligan
18. NFC Watermark’s Running Back “Emmit”, LM, Jim Gonia
19. FC Trumarc’s Dot Come “Dottie”, LF, Danny Farmer
20. FC Hunting Creek Classy Girl JH “Classy”, LF, Alan Pleasant
21. FC-AFC Un Petit Peu Canaille “Canaille”, LF, F. Lee Jolley
22. FC-AFC Indian Height’s Get Away “George”, LM, Carl Ruffalo
23. FC-AFC Great Bunns Of Fire “Jerry Lee”, LF, Ray Voigt
24. FC-AFC Tealcreek Patton’s Saber “Saber”, LM, Chris Hatch
25. FC-AFC Hardscrabbles Powder My Buns “Pow”, LM, Al Arthur
26. AFC Ruff Rivers Oasis On The Plains “Colby”, LF, Bill Eckett
27. FC-AFC Fresh Squeezed Juice “Juice”, LM, Mark Medford
28. NAFC-FC Dottie Ray’s Ivy League “Ivy”, LF, John Henninger
29. NFC-AFC Seaside’s Pelican Pete “Pete”, LM, Steve Yozamp
30. FC-AFC KPR’s Wet Willie “Willie”, LM, Jim Pickering
31. FC Wing Magic’s Standpipe Moon “Piper”, LF, Mark Edwards
32. FC Vinwood’s Merle Haggard “Merle”, LM, Danny Farmer
33. FC-AFC B Bumble “Stinger”, LM, Ray Voigt
34. FC-AFC Windy City’s Dark Cloud “Stormy”, LM, Charlie Hines
35. FC Shooter’s Super Chief “Buddy”, LM, Alan Pleasant
36. FC Ledyno’s I Wanna Be A Lucky Star JH “Eddie”, LM, Wayne Curtis
37. FC-AFC Rocky Creeks Full Tilt Boogie “Pearl”, LF, John Caire
38. FC-AFC Creekside Maggie J “Maggie”, LF, Chris Ledford
39. FC Fox Haven’s Born To Run MH “Dash”, LM, Don Remien
40. FC Patton’s Black Water Ripper “Rip”, LM, Dave Rorem
41. FC Adams Acres Water Lilly “Lilly”, LF, Bill Sargenti
42. FC Rivertown Augustus McChigger “Gus”, LM, Scott Harp
43. Thunder’s Bootscootin’’ Abe JH “Abe”, LM, Rob Erhardt
44. FC-AFC Candlewoods Life Is A Highway “Freeway”, LM, Paul Sletten
45. FC-AFC Tip From A Gypsy “Marley”, LF, Danny Farmer
46. FC-AFC Henninger’s Slick N Ready “Tru”, LM, Mark Medford
47. FC Peakebrook’s Brawny Force “Dozer”, LM, Al Arthur
48. FC-AFC Kimber VIII “Kimber”, LF, Jerry Patopea
49. FC-AFC Big Alfonse Capone Of Mo-Kan “Al”, LM, Bill Eckett
50. FC Baypoint’s Shades Of Bleu “Magic”, LM, Jim Gonia
51. FC-AFC Robbers’ Stray Bullet “Bullet”, LM, Alan Pleasant
52. FC LKY’s Controlled Chaos “Riot”, LM, Kenny Trott
53. FC Jazztime Empty Wallet “Cash”, LM, Bill Totten
54. FC-AFC Wingover’s Pedro II “Pedro”, LM, Dolores Smith
55. FC-AFC Lubys And Whitewaters Pirate’s Jewel “Jewel”, LF, Ray Voigt
56. NFC-AFC Candlewood’s Something Royal “Windy”, LF, Ken Neil
57. FC-AFC Duckblind’s Real McCoy “Charli”, LF, Dave Opseth
58. FC-AFC Dominator Boots She Worth It “Boots”, LF, Danny Farmer
59. FC-AFC Hoot N Holler “Hoot”, LM, John Henninger
60. Beaverdam’s Blockbuster “Buster”, LM, Rick Roberts
61. FC-AFC Rev Blu Genes “Rev”, LM, Ed Forry
62. FC-AFC Bayou Teche Eye On The Ball “Slider”, LM, Lauren Hays
63. FC-AFC Tiger Mtn’s Hokulele “Hoke”, LM, Don Bovers
64. FC Queen Wilhelmina Of The Netherlands “Willa”, LF, Wayne Curtis
65. FC Paddlecreek’s Carbon Grade “Coal”, LM, Ray Voigt
66. FC Ashland’s Annabella “Bella”, LF, Alan Pleasant
67. FC Indi Go Girl “Indy”, LF, Chris Ledford
68. FC-AFC Valtor’s Hayseed Kid “Kid”, LM, Don Remien
69. FC-AFC Third Creek’s Big Stick “Woody”, LM, Paul Knutson
70. FC-AFC Sara’s Blue Streak “Blue”, LM, Bill Goldstein
71. FC-AFC Bob And Ed’s Excellent Adventure “Chef”, LM, Ed Krueger
72. FC-AFC Trumarc’s Hollandaise “Holland”, LM, Danny Farmer
73. FC Topbrass No Time To Paws “Flash”, GM, Bill Eckett
74. FC-AFC-CNFC-CNAFC Nightwings Marsh Leader “Guide”, LM, Bill Sargenti
75. FC-AFC Coolwater’s Knockout “Punch”, LM, Alex Washburn
76. Richland’s Power Gem “Onyx”, LF, Mark Edwards
77. FC-CFC Laird’s Cynful Wisdom “Wiley”, LF, Dave Smith
78. FC-AFC Hardscrabble Roxie McBunn “Roxie”, LF, Ray Voigt
79. Magic Tricks Autumn Creek Tazz “Tazz”, LM, Paul Sletten
80. FC Bayou Teche Cassi “Cassi”, LF, Ryan Brasseaux
81. FC-AFC Lake Countrys Cold Cash “Cash”, LM, Alan Pleasant
82. FC Sweetie’s Easy Rider “Ford”, LM, Jim Gonia
83. FC-AFC Watermark’s Shadow Dancer “Dancer”, LF, Charlie Hays
84. Moodys Nitz “Schmidt”, LM, Charlie Moody
85. FC Jazztime Montana Cowboy “Roper”, LM, Danny Farmer
86. FC Road Warriors Dieter Brock “Deets”, LM, Dave Rorem
87. FC-AFC Lanes Lets Get Ready To Rumble “Ali”, LM, Bobby Lane
88. FC-AFC Tru’s Little Cruiser “Cruise”, LM, John Henninger
89. FC-AFC Dominator’s High Spade “Ace”, LM, Mark Medford
90. FC Aksarben’s Black Skyy “Skyy”, LM, Rob Erhardt
91. Utopian Sixteen Hands “Hunter”, LM, Jerry Patopea
92. FC-AFC Texaco’s High Tesse “Star”, LF, Alex Abraham