Field Trials

Field Trial Results

WBHA Field Trial Points Event Schedule


Download Current Field Trial Schedule
Date Club/Location Contacts Poster
04/04/2015Tooth and Fang
Gavinski Farm
Justin Phillips
608-606-0672
Dan Phillips
608-415-8872
Poster Coming Soon
04/11/2015Dairyland Fox and Coon Club
Neillsville
Rick Nelson
715-255-9149
Poster Coming Soon
04/18/2015Wannabe Field Trialers/Midstate Houndsmen Association
Neillsville
Kendall Durham
715-416-1558
Al Lobner
715-457-2887
Poster Coming Soon
04/25/2015Lavalle Sportsmen Club
Lavalle
John Shaker
608-464-3271
Tim Novy
608-963-8322
Poster Coming Soon
05/02/2015Claws and Paws
Bass Hollow Rec Area
Jerry Luke
608-847-5411
Danny Phillips
608-415-8872
Poster Coming Soon
05/09/2015South Central Field Trialers
Bass Hollow Rec Area
Jeff Ingraham
608-847-5147
John Reichlich
608-776-2558
Poster Coming Soon
05/16/2015Soggy Botom Houndsmen
Wilson Memorial Park
Rick Nelson
715-255-9149
Poster Coming Soon
05/23/2015Timber Coulee Houndsmen
Westby
Nicholas Reichling
608-482-2965
Lucas Cina
608-606-5596
Poster Coming Soon
05/30/2015Little Wolf River Hound Club
Amherst
Bob Lea
715-824-3284
Bob Lea (cell)
715-572-8905
Poster Coming Soon

WBHA FIELD TRIAL RULES AND STANDARDS

  1. Club hosting the event must be a member of the Wisconsin Bear Hunters Association.
  2. Events must be scheduled before July 1st to allow all members the opportunity to enjoy the full
    training season.
  3. Clubs will supply qualified judges and colored collars to identify dogs as needed.
  4. Events must be listed for points in the event schedule in the WBHA publications not the website.
    (Excluding Benefit Field Trials approved by Field Trial Committee).
  5. Results from field trial and remittance for trophy fund must be sent in within 15 days from date of
    field trial.
  6. Owner/handler must be member of WBHA before start of event to receive points for WBHA
    trophies. Memberships will be available on the grounds.
  7. Judges decision is final. Arguments will result in dog and owner/handler being scratched
  8. Dogs will be scratched for fighting during their heats. Incidental contact will be permitted.
    Dogs scratched for fighting will be scratched all day. Dogs disqualified will be allowed to
    re-enter consolation or pot races.
  9. Dogs scratched 3 times in one year are out for a calendar year from the date of the 3rd scratch.
  10. No muzzles allowed.
  11. Full hounds only (Monitored by Host Clubs Field Trial Director). Refer to the UKC Hound
    Standards.
  12. Males and females must run separately, however, the same track shall be used all day. No
    running of females in heat.
  13. Checking your dog at start line will be allowed for a maximum of 3 seconds by discretion of
    starting line judge. Dogs starting early will be disqualified.
  14. There shall be a designated start line, finish line and 15 foot radius circle line at tree.
    [This can be paint, lime, rope or any other suitable item].
  15. Dogs will be handled after all trees are declared or 3 minutes after the first dog crosses the
    finish line. (Handlers are to have visual contact of finish line).
  16. Dogs will be allowed a maximum of 5 minutes after they are released to cross the finish line. Dogs must cross finish line before reaching the tree or they will be disqualified.
  17. It is the responsibility of the host club to notify the field trial committee that day of any dogs
    scratched so that any corrective action can be taken prior to next field trial event.
  18. It is the host clubs discretion as to what the awards will be.
  19. No rerunning of heats after one heat comes through.
  20. Corrective action with E-collars will be allowed.
  21. No warming up of dogs at home tree prior to event that day.
  22. No physical abuse of dogs while at an event.

Revised June 12, 2011

Field Trial Results

Date Club/Location Contacts Results
03/07/2015Tim Gavinski
Wisconsin Dells
Wayne Zietlow
608-985-7814
Tim Gavinski
608-963-4102
Download Results
03/28/2015Gold Mine Bear Hunters
Mauston
John Kratz
608-297-7993
Results coming soon.
03/29/2015WBHA Benefit
Bass Hollow Rec Area
Jeff Ingraham
608-847-5147
Cory Hermanson
608-732-4483
Results coming soon.

WBHA FIELD TRIAL RULES AND STANDARDS

  1. Club hosting the event must be a member of the Wisconsin Bear Hunters Association.
  2. Events must be scheduled before July 1st to allow all members the opportunity to enjoy the full
    training season.
  3. Clubs will supply qualified judges and colored collars to identify dogs as needed.
  4. Events must be listed for points in the event schedule in the WBHA publications not the website.
    (Excluding Benefit Field Trials approved by Field Trial Committee).
  5. Results from field trial and remittance for trophy fund must be sent in within 15 days from date of
    field trial.
  6. Owner/handler must be member of WBHA before start of event to receive points for WBHA
    trophies. Memberships will be available on the grounds.
  7. Judges decision is final. Arguments will result in dog and owner/handler being scratched
  8. Dogs will be scratched for fighting during their heats. Incidental contact will be permitted.
    Dogs scratched for fighting will be scratched all day. Dogs disqualified will be allowed to
    re-enter consolation or pot races.
  9. Dogs scratched 3 times in one year are out for a calendar year from the date of the 3rd scratch.
  10. No muzzles allowed.
  11. Full hounds only (Monitored by Host Clubs Field Trial Director). Refer to the UKC Hound
    Standards.
  12. Males and females must run separately, however, the same track shall be used all day. No
    running of females in heat.
  13. Checking your dog at start line will be allowed for a maximum of 3 seconds by discretion of
    starting line judge. Dogs starting early will be disqualified.
  14. There shall be a designated start line, finish line and 15 foot radius circle line at tree.
    [This can be paint, lime, rope or any other suitable item].
  15. Dogs will be handled after all trees are declared or 3 minutes after the first dog crosses the
    finish line. (Handlers are to have visual contact of finish line).
  16. Dogs will be allowed a maximum of 5 minutes after they are released to cross the finish line. Dogs must cross finish line before reaching the tree or they will be disqualified.
  17. It is the responsibility of the host club to notify the field trial committee that day of any dogs
    scratched so that any corrective action can be taken prior to next field trial event.
  18. It is the host clubs discretion as to what the awards will be.
  19. No rerunning of heats after one heat comes through.
  20. Corrective action with E-collars will be allowed.
  21. No warming up of dogs at home tree prior to event that day.
  22. No physical abuse of dogs while at an event.

Revised June 12, 2011