Monday, September 5th, 2022
Location: Des Plaines Conservation Area: Wilmington, IL West Grounds

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Illinois State Law REQUIRES that ALL Illinois resident handlers and scouts (including Jr. Handlers, regardless of age)
MUST possess a VALID Illinois Hunters or Sportsman License as well as VALID Habitat Stamp.

Stakes to be Run:

Diaper Derby

An unjudged (but spectator favorite!) event for puppies under 6 months old on date of trial. Running time approx. 5-10 minutes, walk handled.


For puppies 6 to 15 months old on date of trial.


For dogs 6-24 months of age. They should be independent, and show adult potential. The dog must point a bird to be placed.

Hunting Dog

This is an unbroken dog stake. It is to be judged on the dog's ability to hunt, handle, and point birds. Judgment stops when the bird is flushed. This is for dogs that have NOT placed in an AKC or Amt. Field broke dog stake. Walk Handled Only!

Gun Dog

For dogs broke to wing and shot. They should show independence, intelligence, and handle with minimal directions from the handler. Foot Handled Only!


For dogs broke to wing and shot. These dogs should hunt to the extremes, show intelligence, and handle reasonably well.

Junior Handler

For dogs 6 months and up, and handlers 18 years and under. This stake is judged on the handler's ability to run the dog. This includes how he or she handles, how well the dog responds, and in general the ability of the junior handler to conduct the elements of running a dog in the field This can be conducted off horseback or foot with no additional credit given for either type of handling. Placement points count toward Field Trial Clubs of Illinois’ junior handler award.
Senior This is an unjudged 10 year or older dog event to show off your older dog’s form. Hearing aids, tracking collars welcome, but no e-collars please. Walk Handled Only!

A Bird Field is used in every stake.

All stakes horseback or foot handled except for hunting dog and junior handler stake. E-collars allowed.

COST- $15.00 for the first dog & $8.00 for each additional dog
$5.00 for junior handler dogs entered 


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