2011 Maryland Retriever Gundog Championship

gd2011cCongratulations Quinn, owned by Butch Chambers and Walter Britt and handled by Butch for wining this year’s event!

 

 

 

gd2011aJudges Jeff Reibling and Larry Hindman did a great job setting up challenging tests utilizing land, water and ducks. This was the 6th annual Championship event.

 

 

gd2011bTwenty one dogs entered and seven were finalists. The winner was Quinn, owned by Butch Chambers and Walter Britt and handled by Butch. In addition to the trophy, Quinn won “The Mayors Trophy” a perpetual award that the winner keeps until the next Championship.

A special thanks to Milly Welsh and Charlie Hayden for the use of their wonderful property and to Tudor Farm for the donation of the ducks for the event. Thanks also to Tony Hunt for being Chairman and thanks to all who worked hard to put on the this Championship.
The finalists are Silverbrook’s Life of Brian – owned by Vicki Pepper and Larry Housman, handled by Larry
Della – owned and handled by Tony Hunt
Gabe – owned and handled by Jack Scanlon
Ruger – owned and handled by Andy Collins
Buffet – owned and handled by Frank Durham
Dixie – owned and handled by Frank Durham

MDWFA, the voice of waterfowlers in Maryland, wishes to thank everyone who helped with this event.