***2023 Winter Classic Chukar Challenge has been scheduled for Saturday, January 28, 2023***

Entry form below photos

2022 Chukar Challenge Winners

        1st Place Pointing- Ellis Smeal                      2nd Place Pointing- Bobby Little                     3rd Place Pointing- Jason Dini

   1st Place Flushing- Greg Dreibelbis                  2nd Place Flushing- Derek Starner             3rd Place Flushing- Tyler Amspacher

2021 Chukar Challenge Winners

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    1st Place Pointing- Bobby Minehart                  2nd Place Pointing- Chad Fritzinger          3rd Place Pointing- Jane Persia/Bruce F.

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      1st Place Flushing- Jeff Murphy                   2nd Place Flushing- Rich Frantz                 3rd Place Flushing- Rich Frantz

Chukar Challenge 2023

Date:  Saturday, January 28, 2023

4 Chukars, 20-minute timed event

2 Divisions: Flushing and Pointing

Cost:  $90 per dog; $25 non-refundable deposit per entry

*One dog can only run one time; Handlers may enter more than one dog

All entries must register by Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Running order will be done on Tuesday, January 24

 

Prizes for first 3 places in each division

Teams will be judged on 4 categories:

  1. Flushing/pointing   2. Bagged birds    3. Retrieve    4. Shells remaining

*Also, will receive 1 extra point per 1 minute under time limit.

Rules for pointing division:

  1. Pointing dogs will be given 10 points for each find.

  2. Dogs will be scored 10 points for a full retrieve, and 5 points for a partial retrieve.

  3. Ten points for each bagged bird.

  4. Each handler will take 8 shells into the field and will score an extra 5-points for every shell not used.

  5. Dog must hold point for at least 5 seconds.

  6. There will be a 5-point deduction for a pointing dog that traps a bird and loss of all retrieving points for that trapped bird. Handler must relinquish one shell.

 

Rules for Flushing division:

  1. Flushing dogs will be given 10 points for each flush.

  2. Dogs will be scored 10 points for a full retrieve, and 5 points for a partial retrieve.

  3. Ten points for each bagged bird.  

  4. Each handler will take 8 shells into the field and will score an extra 5 points for each shell not used.

  5. There will be a 5-point deduction for a flushing dog that traps a bird. Handler must relinquish one shell.

*There will be no point deductions for any incidences which threaten the safety of the judges, handlers, or dogs.  ***All handlers may use electric collars.

*To receive all points on a full retrieve, handler may only take one step, while keeping one foot planted on the ground; no laying down or using any object to retrieve a bird back to the handler.

Bring out your dogs and have a good time!

Please contact us at 717-266-6324 or 717-891-8228.  You can also email us at bigrbirdranch@gmail.com

Dog Handler___________________________________________________

Division_______________________________________________________

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Phone Number_________________________________________________

# of Dogs Entered_______________________________________________

 

*Mail checks to Big R Bird Ranch, 1550 Copenhaffer Road, Dover, PA 17315