2022 Open All Age National Spaniel Field Trial Championship

September 24, 25 & 26, 2022

Calgary English
Springer Spaniel Club

Calgary English Springer Spaniel Club is one of the oldest spaniel clubs in Canada, formed in 1969. Our organization holds at least 2 field trials per year, including hosting Canadian National Championships in 1994, 2002, 2010, 2017 and Canadian Amateur Championship in 2014.


Through experienced mentorship, the Calgary English Springer Spaniel Club strives to refine the natural abilities of the flushing spaniel breeds by helping handlers reach the full potential of their dogs through training, field trials or hunting based activities.

Executive Officers
President: Martin Miller
Vice President: Rod Jaeger
Secretary/Treasurer: Colleen Bedbrook
Direcdtors: Greg Royer, Jon McLean,
Darrin Huculak & Rob Skerrett

Trial Grounds

Our site consists of upland and wetland habitat cover of knee high to thigh high grasses, with ponds nearby for the water trials. Birds used for the championship would be a mix of pheasant roosters & hens.

The trial site is approximately an hour southeast of Calgary.

Camping is available on site. Neighboring towns of Milo, Vulcan, High River and Okotoks have hotel accommodations accepting of pets.

Candidate Judges

Canadian Judges:
Michel Bordeau, Quebec City, Quebec
Lavern Forwell, Petersburg, Ontario
Andre Trudel, Wolfville, Nova Scotia

USA Judges:
Bill Cosgrove, Lebanon, Ohio
Mark Haglin, Brainerd, Minnesota
John Wright, Bozeman, Montana

Trial Committee

Chairperson: Myra Bratrud
Event Secretary: Darrin Huculak
Treasurer: Martin Miller
Head Marshal: Doreen Briggs-Miller
Gun Captain: Luther Cutts
Grounds: Tom Bratrud, Stan Pappas &
Rod Jaeger
Facilities: D’Arcy Boardman

Game Stewards: Stan Pappas,
Martin Miller & Rod Jaeger
Head Bird Planter: Larry Malowany
Social: Doreen Briggs-Miller,
Myra Bratrud
Awards: Greg Royer
Sponsorship: Darrin Huculak
Photography: Ian & Ann Forrester
Website: Ian Forrester

Trial Committee Commitment

➢ 2022 Canadian National Open Spaniel Championship will be run in accordance with the Canadian Kennel Club Sporting Spaniel Field Trial Rules and Regulations Effective July 1, 2021;

➢ Will provide trial grounds where
handlers will be able to showcase their

➢ Will provide judges with the opportunity to evaluate dogs in a variety of terrain and cover;

➢ Will provide spectators the opportunity to view all competitors and their dogs in each series of the field trial;

➢ Will have meals available for the
duration of the Championship, at
minimal charge;

➢ Will provide trial information and
updates via the Calgary English Springer Spaniel Website, Facebook, Dogshow.ca, CNSFTA & CKC;

➢ Will provide a hard copy of the trial
catalogue to entrants and limited copies will also be available to spectators for a small fee.

➢ Will provide portable toilets as required;

➢ Parking is available at the trial grounds;

➢ Will be a venue provided for the CNSFTA Meeting, held on Friday, September 23, with a meet and greet following;

➢ A dinner will be held on Sat. Sept 24Milo;

➢ Door prizes and silent auction after