Club Information

About Our Shows

We hold 3 shows; a Spring Open, Autumn Open and a Championship Show


Field Trials

Every 3rd year 3 of the areas put on a Novice Retriever Trial, each area once every 9 years puts on a All Aged. The main club organises a 2 day Qualifier.


Working Tests

Working Tests are put on by each Area, these are either KC classified or unclassified tests



Each of the 9 areas organise a programme of training classes for its membership


The United Retriever Club


 The URC is running a working test for the minor retriever breeds in July 2019. specifically the dogs will be;

  • Chesapeake Bay Retrievers
  • Curly Coated Retrievers
  • Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers
  • Irish Water Spaniels (Field Trials and Working Tests Only)

The test will be open to people who are not currently a member of the URC on a day membership basis, this is explained in the schedule.

To download a Schedule click here

To download an entry form click here





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Welcome to the website of the United  Retriever Club. You are very welcome to browse the site.

For people interested in joining the club we have a New Members Section which contains

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 The United Retriever Club is a national Gundog Club which encourages and promotes a general interest in the breeding of all Kennel Club registered breeds of retriever but conforming to the respective approved breed standards.

There is a comprehensive annual programme of events which include shows, working activities and training classes.

The club is organised over 9 areas within the UK covering the following regions: Border Counties & Cotswolds, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hampshire & South West, Lincolnshire, Midlands, North Midlands, Northern and Southern.

The calendar above gives the date of area events, the details of which can be found within each area by going to the AREAS tab at the top of the page and clicking on the required area down the left hand side of the page.

The Club caters for the following retriever breeds:

  • Chesapeake Bay Retrievers
  • Labrador Retrievers
  • Flat Coated Retrievers
  • Golden Retrievers
  • Curly Coated Retrievers
  • Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers
  • Irish Water Spaniels (Field Trials and Working Tests Only)