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#6458708 - 09/19/16 12:17 PM Gundog competition ...Any interest?
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Registered: 12/29/10
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I tried to put a competition on last year and just didn't get enough interested people. Just wondering what it would take to get you guys out and compete with your dogs?
Paybacks for.placements? New shotgun ?
What I find interesting is that the area surrounding DFW has literally thousands of guys with good dogs. Yet they are not interested or I'm not reaching them?
There is a little town in Kansas that puts on 2 events a year and they get 60+ entries every time.
What would it take? Help me out....
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#6458782 - 09/19/16 01:19 PM Re: Gundog competition ...Any interest? [Re: Blanco]
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Retrieving or pointing dogs?
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#6458802 - 09/19/16 01:30 PM Re: Gundog competition ...Any interest? [Re: Blanco]
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Pointing /Flushing
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#6458832 - 09/19/16 01:50 PM Re: Gundog competition ...Any interest? [Re: Blanco]
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e-collars allowed?

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#6458860 - 09/19/16 02:11 PM Re: Gundog competition ...Any interest? [Re: Blanco]
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Yes
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#6458884 - 09/19/16 02:30 PM Re: Gundog competition ...Any interest? [Re: Blanco]
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They probably already compete in trials.
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#6458886 - 09/19/16 02:32 PM Re: Gundog competition ...Any interest? [Re: Blanco]
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That's ok for fun
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#6458919 - 09/19/16 02:57 PM Re: Gundog competition ...Any interest? [Re: Blanco]
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Basic rules are pretty easy. You and your dog get 15 minutes to find and bag 3 birds. Fastest time / most points wins. Field is aprox 12 ac sq.
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#6458923 - 09/19/16 02:59 PM Re: Gundog competition ...Any interest? [Re: Blanco]
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Prizes can be a payback of % of total entry $ or new shotgun or ?
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#6458976 - 09/19/16 03:21 PM Re: Gundog competition ...Any interest? [Re: Blanco]
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Originally Posted By: Blanco
Pointing /Flushing


Pointing and flushing does not go together. They already have NSTRA up there.
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#6459009 - 09/19/16 03:36 PM Re: Gundog competition ...Any interest? [Re: Blanco]
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This would not be affiliated with any group in particular except maybe for Upland Classic.
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#6459011 - 09/19/16 03:37 PM Re: Gundog competition ...Any interest? [Re: Blanco]
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The pointing and flushing games.would be separate
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#6459164 - 09/19/16 05:14 PM Re: Gundog competition ...Any interest? [Re: Blanco]
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Registered: 12/09/14
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Loc: DFW, TX
I would be interested

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#6459206 - 09/19/16 05:40 PM Re: Gundog competition ...Any interest? [Re: epp838]
munoz Offline
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Originally Posted By: epp838
I would be interested

X2 never heard of something like this. I have tried to find people to run dogs with and no luck.

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#6459275 - 09/19/16 06:20 PM Re: Gundog competition ...Any interest? [Re: Blanco]
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Bodies Dad tried to get up something like ths a couple of years ago. Never heard from him after it was over. NSTRA has all you need for pointing dogs. I no longer go because we have no trials in my area, plus I like hunting more.
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