2017 Event Schedule

Following are the events currently scheduled for 2017. Please check back periodically as additional details and events may be added throughout the year. Please note that you must be a UGA Member to participate in any UGA event. You can sign up online HERE.

***CANCELLATION POLICY***

EVENTS ARE SUBJECT TO WEATHER. In the case that a competitor must cancel for any reason, the cancellation must be recorded by Thursday at 5pm (end of business). For Any cancellations after this time, a refund CANNOT be given. 

 

2017 Event Calendar

 

Feb 25th, 2017- COMPLETE

Wirthwoods Hunting Preserve, Story City, Iowa

Website

~5 Man/50 Bird Challenge~ Register for Hunt

~Flusher and Pointer Open Challenge Trial~ Register for Trial & Test

*This event will hold 15 teams on Saturday. If more than 15 teams sign up, then we will host another 15 on Sunday to fulfill entries. 30 Teams Total for this event will be permitted.

*Both Divisions of Hunt Test ( Pointer and Flusher) will be held in the Beginning Handler, Gundog, and Advanced Test.

*Both Divisions of Open Trial ( Pointer and Flusher) will be held at this event as well. This is a Qualifying Event. Top 3 dogs per division will receive a invitation to the 2017 UGA Open National Championships.

5 MAN/ 50 BIRD TEAMS ENTERED

BRACE 1- 8AM

BRACE 2- 10AM

1-IGL Big Guns, Team Leader- Chris Quiring    (Sat- 10am Brace)

BRACE 3- 12Noon

1-Des Moines Area PF, Team Leader- Uriah Hansen   (Sat- 12Noon Brace)– 3RD PLACE WINNER

2-BCA Boys, Team Leader- Tom Bomstad   (Sat- 12Noon Brace)

BRACE 4- 2PM

1-Squaw Creek Labs, Team Leader- Justin Bever   (Sat- 2pm Brace)– 2ND PLACE WINNER

2-Team Judge, Team Leader- Jacob Judge   (Sat- 2pm Brace)

BRACE 5- 4PM

1-Hot Chukar Sandwich, Team Leader- Lucas Wendl   (Sat- 4pm Brace)– 1ST PLACE WINNER

 

*UPCOMING EVENT*    March 25th, 2017

Hahn Family Farm, Iowa City, Iowa

~5 Man/50 Bird Challenge~ Register for Hunt

~Flusher and Pointer Open Challenge Trial~ Register for Trial & Test

*This event will hold 5 teams on Saturday. If more than 5 teams sign up, then we will host another 5 on Sunday. 10 Teams Total for this event will be permitted.

*Both Divisions of Hunt Test ( Pointer and Flusher) will be held in the Beginning Handler, Gundog, and Advanced Test.

*Both Divisions of Open Trial ( Pointer and Flusher) will be held at this event as well. This is a Qualifying Event. Top 3 dogs per division will receive a invitation to the 2017 UGA Open National Championships.

5 MAN/ 50 BIRD TEAMS ENTERED- SATURDAY (25TH)

BRACE 1- 8AM

BRACE 2- 10AM

Team SQUAW CREEK LABS- Team Leader- Justin Bever

BRACE 3- 12Noon

Team WAD SQUAD-Team Leader- Uriah Hansen

BRACE 4- 2PM

Team BCK- Team Leader- Nick Siedelmann

BRACE 5- 4PM

Team BCA BOYS- Team Leader- Tommy Bomstad

 

5 MAN/ 50 BIRD TEAMS ENTERED- SUNDAY (26TH)

BRACE 1- 8AM

BRACE 2- 10AM

BRACE 3- 12Noon

BRACE 4- 2PM

BRACE 5- 4PM

 

April 1st, 2017

Seneca Hunt Club, Seneca, IL

http://senecahuntclub.net/

~Beg Handler, Gundog, Advanced HT~ Register for Test

~Flusher and Pointer Open Challenge Trial~ Register for Trial & Test

~Versatile Gundog and Versatile Advanced~ Register for Trial & Test

Both Divisions of Hunt Test ( Pointer and Flusher) will be held in the Beginning Handler, Gundog, and Advanced Test.

Both Divisions of Open Trial ( Pointer and Flusher) will be held at this event as well. This is a Qualifying Event. Top 3 dogs per division will receive a invitation to the 2017 UGA Open National Championships.

 

April 8th, 2017

River Valley Hunting Club, Scales Mound, IL

Website

~Beg Handler, Gundog, Advanced HT~ Register for Test

~Flusher and Pointer Open Challenge Trial~ Register for Trial & Test

*Both Divisions of Hunt Test ( Pointer and Flusher) will be held in the Beginning Handler, Gundog, and Advanced Test.

*Both Divisions of Open Trial ( Pointer and Flusher) will be held at this event as well. This is a Qualifying Event. Top 3 dogs per division will receive a invitation to the 2017 UGA Open National Championships.

 

April 15th, 2017

Bear Creek Kennels, Fairfax, Iowa- MOCK HUNT TEST AND TRIAL (Hawkeye Wildlife Preserve, North Liberty, IA)

BCK  rep and professional trainer, Mike Moncada, will be hosting a Mock Hunt Test and Trial for the UGA. This event is geared toward giving anyone the opportunity to come and learn what it takes to compete for fun or competitively at a UGA Event. This event will be using LIVE BIRDS (Quail) and some setups will be live fire. Hunter Safety on all participants is required AND a current Iowa Hunting Lisc will be required due to being on state ground and training dogs. This event is FREE to the public. We only ask that all whom attend pay for the birds that you use to work your dogs for the day.

Mock test and Mock trial runs will be set up for each participant with his/her dog, and a UGA Certified Judge will assist you in your run and give pointers to help you achieve future success in our events.

This event is open to men, women, and children, of all ages and skill levels.

Come on out and lets have some fun!

To register for this event, email directly to-     uplandgundogassociation@gmail.com

 

April 22nd, 2017

Hahn Family Farm, Iowa City, Iowa

~Beg Handler, Gundog, Advanced HT~ Register for Test

~Flusher and Pointer Open Challenge Trial~ Register for Trial & Test

*Both Divisions of Hunt Test ( Pointer and Flusher) will be held in the Beginning Handler, Gundog, and Advanced Test.

*Both Divisions of Open Trial ( Pointer and Flusher) will be held at this event as well. This is a Qualifying Event. Top 3 dogs per division will receive a invitation to the 2017 UGA Open National Championships.

 

May 13th, 2017

Chase the Adventure, Decorah,  Iowa

http://www.chasetheadventure.com/

~5 Man/50 Bird Challenge~ Register for Hunt

~Beg Handler, Gundog, Advanced HT~ Register for Test

~Flusher and Pointer Open Challenge Trial~ Register for Trial & Test

*Both Divisions of Hunt Test ( Pointer and Flusher) will be held in the Beginning Handler, Gundog, and Advanced Test.

*Both Divisions of Open Trial ( Pointer and Flusher) will be held at this event as well. This is a Qualifying Event. Top 3 dogs per division will receive a invitation to the 2017 UGA Open National Championships.

 

May 20th, 2017

Hahn Family Farm, Iowa City, Iowa

~Beg Handler, Gundog, Advanced HT~ Register for Test

~Flusher and Pointer Open Challenge Trial~ Register for Trial & Test

*Both Divisions of Hunt Test ( Pointer and Flusher) will be held in the Beginning Handler, Gundog, and Advanced Test.

*Both Divisions of Open Trial ( Pointer and Flusher) will be held at this event as well. This is a Qualifying Event. Top 3 dogs per division will receive a invitation to the 2017 UGA Open National Championships.

 

Aug 26th, 2017

Hahn Family Farm, Iowa City, Iowa

~Beg Handler, Gundog, Advanced HT~ Register for Test

~Flusher and Pointer Open Challenge Trial~ Register for Trial & Test

*Both Divisions of Hunt Test ( Pointer and Flusher) will be held in the Beginning Handler, Gundog, and Advanced Test.

*Both Divisions of Open Trial ( Pointer and Flusher) will be held at this event as well. This is a Qualifying Event. Top 3 dogs per division will receive a invitation to the 2017 UGA Open National Championships.

 

September 9th, 2017

Chase the Adventure, Decorah,  Iowa

http://www.chasetheadventure.com/

~5 Man/50 Bird Challenge~ Register for Hunt

~Beg Handler, Gundog, Advanced HT~ Register for Test

~Flusher and Pointer Open Challenge Trial~ Register for Trial & Test

*Both Divisions of Hunt Test ( Pointer and Flusher) will be held in the Beginning Handler, Gundog, and Advanced Test.

*Both Divisions of Open Trial ( Pointer and Flusher) will be held at this event as well. This is a Qualifying Event. Top 3 dogs per division will receive a invitation to the 2017 UGA Open National Championships.

 

September 23rd, 2017

River Valley Hunting Club, Scales Mound, IL

Website

~Beg Handler, Gundog, Advanced HT~ Register for Test

~Flusher and Pointer Open Challenge Trial~ Register for Trial & Test

*Both Divisions of Hunt Test ( Pointer and Flusher) will be held in the Beginning Handler, Gundog, and Advanced Test.

*Both Divisions of Open Trial ( Pointer and Flusher) will be held at this event as well. This is a Qualifying Event. Top 3 dogs per division will receive a invitation to the 2017 UGA Open National Championships.

 

September 30th, 2017

Wirthwoods Hunting Preserve, Story City, Iowa

Website

~Beg Handler, Gundog, Advanced HT~ Register for Test

~Flusher and Pointer Open Challenge Trial~ Register for Trial & Test

*Both Divisions of Hunt Test ( Pointer and Flusher) will be held in the Beginning Handler, Gundog, and Advanced Test.

*Both Divisions of Open Trial ( Pointer and Flusher) will be held at this event as well. This is a Qualifying Event. Top 3 dogs per division will receive a invitation to the 2017 UGA Open National Championships.

 

 

*UGA OPEN CHALLENGE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS*

October 7th, 2017

Location To Be Announced

 

 

December 2nd, 2017

River Valley Hunting Club, Scales Mound, IL

Website

~5 Man/50 Bird Challenge~ Register for Hunt

~Flusher and Pointer Open Challenge Trial~ Register for Trial & Test

*This event will hold 15 teams on Saturday. If more than 15 teams sign up, then we will host another 15 on Sunday to fulfill entries. 30 Teams Total for this event will be permitted.

*Both Divisions of Hunt Test ( Pointer and Flusher) will be held in the Beginning Handler, Gundog, and Advanced Test.

*Both Divisions of Open Trial ( Pointer and Flusher) will be held at this event as well. This is a Qualifying Event. Top 3 dogs per division will receive a invitation to the 2018 UGA Open National Championships.