EVENTS

 

Photo Credit: Tara Griffin

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        Double/Double Hunt Test

September 23-24, 2023

Each year we host a Double/Double Hunt Test for all Pointing Breeds to test their skill against AKC standard. Here dogs are rated and judged on their own independent skills and can earn non-competitive pass/fail toward their Junior, Senior, Master hunt test titles.

  

 

Double/Double Hunt Test

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                   Specialty

September 29, 2023

 In the fall of each year GSPC of Reno host annually their Specialty Show in conjunction with the Bonanza Kennel Club in Carson City, Nevada. Here the best of the breeding stock is judged for the future of the German Shorthair Pointer. There is no better place to learn about the German Shorthair than at a Specialty Show. 

GSPC of Reno Specialty

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          Riding Field Trial

April 29-30,  2023

Annually, GSPC host a Riding Field Trials for all Pointing Breeds to test their hunting skill in a competitive AKC event. Dog are judged against each other earning placement of first-fourth. The ultimate goal is to reach enough placement points to earn the coveted FC and/or AFC titles. Riding Field trials are done with competitors on horseback as dogs are known to range great distances. 

Riding Field Trial

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           Walking Field Trial

June 3-4, 2023

November 4-5, 2023

Each year GSPC host two Walking Field Trials (spring & fall) for all Pointing Breeds to test their skill in a competitive AKC event. Dog are judged against each other on hunting skill earning placement of first-fourth. The ultimate goal is to reach enough placement points to earn the coveted FC and/or AFC titles. Walking Field trials are done with competitors on foot. Dogs are expected to range within hunting distance of a man on foot.

Walking Field Trial

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         Rattle Snake Avoidance

Tentative May 20, 2023

Each year Rattlesnake Avoidance Training is offered to our members and community. With the help of Get Rattled, we teach your pet's how to avoid dangerous encounters with our venomous friends in everyday settings.

Rattle Snake Avoidance