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HUNT & FIELD - Field Expo

The Manitowoc County Kennel Club has held a Hunting Dog Expo each year since 1999. The Expo is a unique experience where the average hunting dog owner can come and play many different sporting dog games in one locale.   Featured in such publications as The Retriever Journal, Wisconsin Outdoor News, and Wisconsin Outdoor Journal, Hunting Dog Expo is open to all field breeds and their owners to prepare for the upcoming hunting season. 

Wisconsin Outdoor Journal states the sporting dog games are "unpressured competition for (dog) owners who want it, but just as important the format is ideal for learning and preseason tune-up."  The highlight of the day is the presentation of the David G. Meisner Memorial Trophy to the day's most successful gun dog.  Dogs and their handlers participating in the variety of fun simulated hunting scenarios and games, held throughout the day, will determine this.

The Expo is held on some of the finest dog training grounds in the Midwest.  Nestled up against the Manitowoc River near the rural community of Valders, WI and conveniently located between Milwaukee, Green Bay, and the Fox Valley.  The facility has four technical ponds and several large fields to host the event.

Along with the event there is a raffle, silent auction items, and other prizes.  Refreshments are available at nominal cost.  Please see the links under Current Events (Pre Press Release, Early Bird, and Raffle Ticket) for more details regarding this year's event.

The Expo is generously supported by the following major contributors:

www.averyoutdoors.com    Avery Outdoors

www.proplan.com             Purina Pro Plan

www.tritronics.com           Tri-Tronics American Made Electronic Dog Training

www.totalretriever.com      Your Guide to Mike Lardy's Videos and other information

                                       Mueller's Retriever Kennels

 

WINNERS OF THE MANITOWOC COUNTY KENNEL CLUB EXPO 15th ANNUAL RAFFLE drawing at the Valders grounds on Saturday, August 24 at 4:30 pm
 
1st Prize - Maverick 49" gas grill by Holland Grill Co.-- Jerry Claybrook, Reedsville
2nd Prize - Samsung 32" HD LED LCD Panel TV -- Anna Gulseth, Two Rivers
3rd Prize - Stihl string trimmer -- Appie Geraldson, Manitowoc
4th Prize - Two Green Bay Packer tickets -- Stacy Radewan, Rochester
5th Prize - Kirkland 15-piece aluminum cookware set -- Bev Running, Appleton
6th Prize - Coleman portable Road Trip grill -- Tim Culligan, Two Rivers
7th Prize - Chicago Cutlery Fusion 18-piece knife set -- Bob and Marge Klessig, Manitowoc
8th Prize - 14 Gallon Pro Wet/Dry Vac -- Maureen Hanley, Neenah
9th Prize - $50 gas card -- Lonnie Hemming, Luxemberg
10th Prize - $50 gas card -- Verne Socks, Belgium
 
Thanks to all the MCKC members who sold raffle tickets and again made this an extremely successful event
 
The Expo Committee 

Current Events

2013 Hunt Expo:
August 24

Post Press Release

2013 Scoring

2013 Expo Rules

2013 Raffle Ticket

2013 Games-Tickets Display

 

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