Victorie Nationale Derby Championship winner

Congratulations to John Shelton and family with their dog Gunny, trained and handled by Jim John for winning the Victorie Nationale Derby Championship Trophy. The stake was held at the Midwest Brittany Club field trial where Gunny placed 1st in the Open Derby.

Feb 1st Member Fun Hunt

MOBC members got together for a fun hunt at Country Hunts in Valley Falls, KS. Here are a few pictures from the hunt.

Walking Amateur Derby Winner

Congratulations to MOBC member John Shelton and his dog Whitecroft's Son of a Gun, Gunny, for winning the Show Me Viszla Clubs walking Amateur Derby stake this weekend!

Events you can enter your Brittany into

AKC All breed conformation shows and obedience trials: These events may or may not have brittanys entered.
March 13-16. Leavenworth/Heart of America Kennel Clubs, American Royal, K. C.
May 9-11. Greater Emporia/Sunflower Kennel Clubs. ExpoCenter, Topeka.
Aug. 21-24. Manhattan/Topeka Kennel Clubs. Kansas Expocenter, Topeka.
 
All-breed obedience only: These trials may or may not have Brittanys entered.
March 22-23. Greater Kansas City Dog Training Club, Sports City, 425 NE Mock Ave, Blue Springs.
June 7-8. German Shepherd Club of Greater Kansas City, 9911 E 63rd St., Raytown.
Oct. 4-5. Doberman Pinscher Club of America. Kansas Expocenter, Topeka.
 
All breed rally: These trials may or may not have Brittanys entered.
May 9-10. Sunflower Kennel Club. ExpoCenter, Topeka.
Aug. 22-24. Manhattan/Topeka Kennel Clubs. Kansas Expocenter, Topeka.
Oct. 5. Doberman Pinscher Club of America. Kansas Expocenter, Topeka.
 
AKC all breed agility trials: These trials may or may not have Brittanys entered. No unentered dogs allowed on premises.
March 22-23. Greater Kansas City Dog Training Club, Sports City, 425 NE Mock Ave, Blue Springs.
April 17-20. Greater Kansas City Dog Training Club, Sports City, 425 NE Mock Ave, Blue Springs.
May 23-26. Triune Agility Club. Sports City, 425 NE Mock Ave, Blue Springs.
Oct. 4-5.
 
NADAC all breed  agility trials: These trials may or may not have Brittanys entered.
March 15-16. U2CanDuAgility. Douglas County Fairgrounds, Lawrence.
May 17-18. U2 Kan Du Agility. Sports City, 425 NE Mock Ave, Blue Springs.
July 4-6. U2 Kan Du Agility. Sports City, 425 NE Mock Ave, Blue Springs.
Aug. 23-24. U2 Kan Du Agility. Sports City, 425 NE Mock Ave, Blue Springs.
Nov. 1-2.  U2 Kan Du Agility. Douglas County Fairgrounds, Lawrence.
Dec. 13-14. U2 Kan Du Agility. Douglas County Fairgrounds, Lawrence.

MOBC fall trial results

Very successful trial that ran smoothly and finished up with ease thanks to the help of many of the participants. Placements below. Click the article title for pictures from the event.

Open Puppy

1. Fiona- Burchett
2. Runner- Tillson
3. Fling- Tillson
4. Corvette- Tillson

Open Derby

1. Dani- Tillson
2. Hank- Hoskins
3. Rose- Tillson
4. Buzz- Stonehouse

Open Gun Dog

1. Addie- Thomas
2. Willie- Burchette
3. Cleo- Pollock
4 Buddee- John

Open All-Age

1. Dollar- McGee
2. Mike- Hancock
3. Oz- Stonehouse
4. MoJo- John

Region 17 Amateur All Age Championship

1. Jack- Ralph
2. Oz- Hoskins
3 Grace- Gowin

Agility titles earned

CH Cimmaron's Gold Standard of Marsport NA NAJ "Nugget," owned and handled by Karen Booker, finished her Novice Agility (NA) and Novice Agility Jumper (NAJ) titles at the Triune AKC Agility trials in Blue Springs over the Labor Day weekend. She earned two firsts and a second placement in each class.

Roux-Bee, 2012 Victoire Nationale Derby Champion

Congratulations to MOBC member Ben Hunt and his Brittany Roux-Bee for winning the Victoire Nationale Derby Championship in Ardmore, OK!

MOBC dog qualifies for AKC National Pointing Dog Championship

A Missouri Brittany Club dog has qualified, entered and been accepted for the AKC National Pointing dog Championship. MOKAN DURAMAX, a coming 7yr old orange and white male owned by Susan and Mike Boydston of Stilwell, KS, will run beginning February 27, 2012 across the famed Ames Plantation outside Grand Junction, TN. Of the 10,000+ pointing dogs registered by AKC each year only 132 will be allowed to participate in the event.

MAX qualified at the Missouri Brittany Club regional field trial held last October where he placed 2nd in a 21-dog open gun dog stake.. MAX has qualified 3 times for National Championships held by the AMERICAN BRITTANY CLUB at Booneville, AR or Ionia, MI. This Championship will be his first appearance in all-breed competition on a national stage.

Ames Plantation, is home of the National Championship for Pointer/Setters and has been for over 50 years. This running will be the first time the AKC has been allowed to conduct its National Championship on this world famous venue.

Upcoming agility trials

Dec. 17-18, 2011, U2 Kan Du Agility NADAC trial, New Community Center Arena, 1930 Harper St. Lawrence, KS.

Jan. 21-22, 2012, Sunflower Kennel Club AKC trial, New Community Center Arena, 1930 Harper St., Lawrence, KS.

Feb. 10-12, 2012, Casa de Canine of Greater Kansas City trial, New Community Center Arena, 1930 Harper St., Lawrence, KS.

MOBC Fall Trial Results

Open Gun Dog - 23 entries
1st - Masked Jack of Diamonds
2nd- Mo-Kan Duramax - owner Mike & Susan Boydston, handler Mike Boydston
3rd- Terra Dor

Open Puppy- 6 entries
1st - Mister Skyhawk - owner Rosco Staton, handler Jim John
2nd- TNT's Sirium Renegade Buddy Boy
3rd- Pale R;s Smokin Joe Brown
4th- Rocklans Fire Storm

Open Derby- 9 entries
1st - Parker's Hard Cash
2nd- Ru-Jem's Last Penny
3rd- Roustabout's Nes Quick
4th- Tequila Scorcher - owner Bernie Crain

Open All-Age- 38 entries
1st - Wimbley Rowdy Bo-Dandy
2nd- Prime Time Outlaw Johnny
3rd- Shawdow's Tequila Tryst
4th- Caroline Sea Biscuit

Amateur All-Age - 21 entires
1st - Tsunami
2nd- Ru-Jem's touch of Bourbon
3rd- Rum-Jem's Fist Full of Dollars
4th- Ocaje