Club Information

About Our Shows

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

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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.

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Working Tests

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

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Training

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

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The United Retriever Club

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO THE CURRENT CORVID 19 SITUATION

AND IN LINE WITH THE ADVICE FROM THE GOVERNMENT AND

THE KENNEL CLUB THE MINOR BREEDS TEST HAS BEEN CANCELLED

 

Urc Events

 

FROM THE Kennel Club 17th March 2020

 Re: COVID-19

 Dear Secretary, 

 The safety and security of competitors, spectators, volunteers and staff at Kennel Club events is of paramount importance. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kennel Club has taken the decision with regret to recommend strongly that Clubs and Societies cancel forthcoming events over the next three months, i.e. until the end of June. 

 This is based on advice issued by the Government yesterday, March 16, to restrict non-essential travel and contact, and in consideration of the many vulnerable groups who both attend and participate in Kennel Club events.  In addition, the Kennel Club recommends that alternative arrangements are put in place regarding other activities such as meetings, seminars and training classes. 

 Advice on the situation regarding COVID-19 is changing daily and we strongly suggest that Clubs and Societies keep aware of updates as issued by the Department of Health 

 Further announcements will also be posted on the Kennel Club website, as well as on the Kennel Club’s various social media channels such as Facebook and Twitter.

Please note that the cancellation policy and FAQs can be found by clicking here. 

 We would ask please that you contact the office on email sass@thekennelclub.org.uk to confirm the cancellation or postponement of any licensed events.

 Thank you for your patience and understanding at this time.

 Yours sincerely

 Kathryn Mansfield 

Kennel Club Secretary

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The URC is running, again this year, a working test for the minor retriever breeds,

SATURDAY 18 Th JULY 2020, At ASH FARM, INGLEBY, STANTON-BY-BRIDGE, By Kind Invitation Of MR Philip Bishop

 Specifically the dogs entering will be;

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

 

The schedule and test entry form are available by clicking on the 2 links imediately below

SCHEDULE 2020

TEST ENTRY FORM

 

THE REPORT AND PHOTOS of the Minor Breed Test 2019 ARE AVAILABLE BY CLICKING ON

Working Tests Read more... (the tab with the green background just to the left of 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

information about how to join and what we do.

 

Clicking this link will take you to The New Members Section  

 

 

                                         

 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)