***2022 Winter Classic Chukar Challenge has been scheduled for Saturday, January 29, 2022***

               Field 1 Pointing

  8:00- 8:20          Dan Cooper

  8:30- 8:50          Gary Houghton

  9:00- 9:20          Bob Gross

  9:30- 9:50          Michelle Bartholomew

10:00- 10:20        Ed Shupp

10:30- 10:50        Kevin Knottingham

11:00- 11:20        Melvin Rose

11:30- 11:50        Tom Fiumarello

12:00- 12:20        John Buterbaugh

12:30- 12:50        Jean Persia

  1:00- 1:20          William Kitts

  1:30- 1:50          Michael Gray

  2:00- 2:20          Michael James

  2:30- 2:50          Matt Heisy

  3:00- 3:20          David Unger

  3:30- 3:50          Herb Walton

  4:00- 4:20          Mike Germann

  4:30- 4:50          John Costanza

              Field 4 Pointing

  8:00- 8:20          Ellis Smeal

  8:30- 8:50          Bob Bartholomew

  9:00- 9:20          Michael Lis

  9:30- 9:50          Shane Knarr

10:00- 10:20        Abe Sharp

10:30- 10:50        John Kaputa

11:00- 11:20        Dan Cooper

11:30- 11:50        Bobby Little

12:00- 12:20        Kevin Knottingham

12:30- 12:50        Bob Gross

  1:00- 1:20          Tom Fiumarello

  1:30- 1:50          Ignacio C.

  2:00- 2:20          Tim Heady

  2:30- 2:50          Ralph Geisel

  3:00- 3:20          Tim Auman

  3:30- 3:50          William Kitts        

  4:00- 4:20          Angelo Iacomini

  4:30- 4:50          Michael James

             Field 2 Ponting

  8:00- 8:20          Tom Fiumarello

  8:30- 8:50          John Kaputa

  9:00- 9:20          Melvin Rose

  9:30- 9:50          Mark Wakefoose

10:00- 10:20        John Buterbaugh

10:30- 10:50        Bob Bartholomew

11:00- 11:20        Michael Lis

11:30- 11:50        Gary Houghton

12:00- 12:20        Michelle Bartholomew

12:30- 12:50        Ed Shupp

  1:00- 1:20          Jason Chantham

  1:30- 1:50          Cindy Stahle

  2:00- 2:20          John Stout

  2:30- 2:50          Scott Krise

  3:00- 3:20          Michael Gray

  3:30- 3:50          TJ Flanegan

  4:00- 4:20          Tim Heady

  4:30- 4:50          Daniel Keaton

                    Field 3 Flushing

  8:00- 8:20          Justin Landis

  8:30- 8:50          Joe Shoop

  9:00- 9:20          Rich Frantz

  9:30- 9:50          Derek Starner

10:00- 10:20        Ron Beer

10:30- 10:50        Jeff Thomas

11:00- 11:20        Rich Frantz

11:30- 11:50        Jeremiah Dick

12:00- 12:20        Justin Landis

12:30- 12:50        Joe Shoop

  1:00- 1:20          Rich Frantz

  1:30- 1:50          Greg Dreibelbis

  2:00- 2:20          Tyler Amspacher

  2:30- 2:50          Jeff Thomas

  3:00- 3:20          Rich Frantz

  3:30- 3:50          Jim Amspacher

  4:00- 4:20          Danny Lease

  4:30- 4:50          Rich Frantz

Chukar Challenge 2022

Date:  Saturday, January 29, 2022

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 19, 2022

Running order will be done on Tuesday, January 25 

 

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_______________________________________________________

Email_________________________________________________________

Phone Number_________________________________________________

# of Dogs Entered_______________________________________________

 

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

2021 Chukar Challenge Winners

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1st Place Pointing- Bobby Minehart              2nd Place Pointing- Chad Fritzinger             1st Place Flushing- Jeff Murphy
Not Pictured:
3rd Place Pointing- Jane Persia/Bruce F.
2nd & 3rd Place Flushing- Rich Frantz