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Upcoming Hunts

2014 Hunts


Poole's Foxhound Training Preserve will have a Points Series for all 1-Day Speed and Drive hunts in 2014. The winners in each class will receive an Embroidered Carhartt jacket . The top 100 hounds in each class for the year will qualify for the Championship Hunt in October which will be a 1-Class Speed and Drive Hunt. The winner will receive a Garmin Alpha Box and Prizes to the top 5. Contact Dustin Morris at (804) 691-1686. The points will be updated on this website.  

$1.00 per dog is included in the entry fee for all hunts.  This $1.00 per dog entry fee is forwarded to the Virginia Foxhound Training Preserve Owner's Association which supports our fox preserves.  For more information on the V.F.T.P.O.A, please visit their website at http://www.virginiafoxpreserve.com


April 25 - 27, 2014
Maryland State Foxchasers Association Nationally Affiliated 3-Day Field Trial
94th Annual Maryland State Trial and Bench Show

  • Bench Show on Friday night, April 25, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Master of Hounds, Bill McGee, North Carolina
  • Bench Show Judge, Will Rutherford, Virginia
  • Entry Fee: $51.00 ($1.00 for each entry will go towards the Virginia Running Hound Alliance)/$20.00 Membership
  • Due to new Pen regulations, only 420 hounds can be entered into hunt.  Entries will be on a first come first serve basis on Thursday, April 24 starting at 2:00 p.m.
  • Crystal, Trophies, and Dog Food will be awarded
  • Derby and All Age run together but scored separately
  • Run under National Rules
  • Hunt will be advertised in the Hunter's Horn and will count towards the Leaderboard
  • Winners will be put on inside cover of Chase Magazine!!!!!
  • For more information, call President, Missy Windsor, at (240) 416-3751
  • For numbers beginning February 24, 2014, contact Melanie Windsor @ (240) 210-5714 before 9:00 p.m. please.
  • Poole's Foxhound Training Preserve Address:  346 Back Country Trail, Jarratt, VA 23867
  • Hotel Information:
    • Days Inn (434) 634-9481
    • Best Western (434) 634-3200
    • Hampton Inn (434) 634-9200

May 3, 2014
Waverly Youth Hunt Club 2-Class Speed and Drive

  • Dogs run together but scored separately
  • Plenty of judges
  • Entry Fee: $26.00
  • Raffles
  • Trophies to the top 25 in each class
  • You can keep the same numbers from the hunt that was cancelled.
  • For numbers, contact Matt Spivey @ (804) 586-1520 (5 pm - 9:30 pm).  If no answer, leave message.
May 10, 2014

Owen Hunt Club 2-Class Speed and Drive
  • Dogs run together but scored separately
  • Plenty of Judges
  • Plenty of Raffles
  • Entry Fee: $26.00
  • For numbers beginning April 1st, contact Chris Harrison @ (434) 637 -7267, before (5 pm - 9:30 pm).

May 17, 2014
43rd Annual Virginia International Fox Hunt Club

43rd Annual Virginia International Fox Hound Club

One Day HGA      Derby & All Age

Field Trial & Bench Show

Saturday May 17th 2014

 

National Affiliated       Run together scored separately

Derby 0-299 & 900-999          All Age 300-899

 

Full Set of Awards for the field                   Full set of awards for the bench

 

Best in Show – Open Class, Best in Show - Running Class, Best in Show Puppy Class

1st. All Age HGA, 1st. Derby HGA

BIS Open Show, & BIS Running Hound Show, 1st AA HGA & 1st Derby HGA

Will be on cover of August 2014 Chase

 

Poole’s Foxhound Training Preserve                 Back Country Trail, Jarratt, Virginia, 23867 (Emporia)

Breakfast & Lunch available at Pen

 

Master of Hounds – Frankie Thompson                                            

Open Show & Puppy Show Judge –Missy Windsor  

Running Hound Show Judge – Louis Callahan

Plenty of qualified field Judges

 

$30.00 Entry       $10.00 Membership                   Directors Dues $25.00

 

Registration:          Friday May 16th, 1:00 PM -7:00 PM -   Saturday May 17th 4:00 AM

Directors Meeting Saturday May 17th @ 9:00 AM

Cast   Saturday May17th @ Day Break          Run 5 Hours

 

Bench Show Schedule: Saturday May 17th

12:30 PM Puppy Show

Open Show- Immediately following

(All Running Hounds scratched in the field are eligible and encouraged to participate)

Youth handling Class - Immediately following

Junior Showmanship (Judge the handler, not the hound) - (All Youth Showmen/Showwomen are encouraged to participate)

Raffle - Immediately following

Running Hound Show - Immediately Following

(All Hounds finishing the field Trial are eligible to participate)

Presentation of Field Awards

Free Supper served following the Field Awards –All are welcomed

Camper Hook ups at the Pen

Motels Days Inn 434-634-9481, Best Western 434-634-3200, Holiday Inn 877-410-6681

 

For Information & Numbers call   starting Sunday April 12th @ 6:00PM

Mary Booker      Secretary – Treasurer    434-283-5250          6:00PM – 10:00 PM

If no answer leave a message & phone # and call will be returned ASAP.

 

James Booker President                 Kathleen G. Davis Vice President        Sondra Sikes – Assistant Secretary

                                   Gladys, VA. 434-283-5250            Pooler.GA.  912-748-7292                   Clyo, GA. 912-754-6

May 23-26, 2014
Dismal Swamp FHA 3-Day Field Trial and Bench Show

     
  • National Affiliated, run under National Pen rules
  • Derby and All-Age run together scored separately
  • Breakfast and lunch served at the preserve
  • Master of Hounds - Bill McGee
  • Bench Show Judge - Will Rutherford
  • Entry Fee: $51.00; Membership Fee $20.00
  • Entries will be taken on a first come, first serve basic on Friday, May 23rd from from 2 - 10 pm (no Saturday entries).  Due to new preserve regulations, only 420 hounds can be entered into hunt.
  • Bench show starts Saturday, May 25 at 7:00 pm
  • Cast hounds at daybreak on May 24, 25, 26 (Sat, Sun & Mon)
  • Hounds will count towards SOY, HOY and Leaderboard
  • For more information, call Steve Simpson, President @ (757) 488-2497

To reserve numbers, please call:  Tony or Gennifer Mason @ (757) 986-3044 beginning April 14th from 5 pm - 9 pm.

May 31, 2014
Spring Creek FHA 2-Class Speed and Drive

  • More information available later

June 7, 2014
Church Road Virginia FHA 2-Class Speed and Drive

  • More information available later


June 14, 2014
Old Dominion FHA 2-Class Speed and Drive

  • More information available later


June 21 - 22, 2014
Mid-Atlantic FHA 2-Day Derby HGA and Bench Show

  • Bench Show on Saturday at 6:00 pm with child's handling class
  • Bench Show judge - Dustin Morris; Ringmaster - Mike Hearn
  • Master of Hounds - James Booker
  • Full set of trophies
  • First Place HGA winner will win a Wildlife 1000XS Tracking Box
  • Top 10 receive dog food
  • Field Trial Blankets will not be permitted
  • Will count towards HOY, DOY, SOY, and KOY
  • Entry fee - $41.00

For Numbers starting Sunday, May 4, contact Billy Poole at (434) 246-2606 before 9:00 pm

June 28, 2014
Gordonsville Hunt Club 2-Class Speed and Drive

  • More information available later






 

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