“Adventure Is Out There”
2026 FCRSA National Specialty!

June 11th – 20th, 2026

Purina Farms
Gray Summit, MO

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Purina Farms
June 13-20, 2026
Purina Farms – Conformation, Dock Diving, Scent Work, Fast Cat, Barn Hunt, Tracking, Agility, Obedience, and Rally

August A Busch Conservation Area

June 11-14, 2026
August A Busch Memorial Conservation Area – Field
Almost 7,000 acres 29 miles from Purina Farms


Tentative Schedule Of Events

Thursday, June 11:
• Field at Busch Conservation Area- 29 miles from Purina Farms FCR Hunt Test Junior, Senior and Master

Friday, June 12:
• Field at Busch Conservation Area second FCR Hunt test Junior and Senior
• FCR Field Trial Derby/Qualifying Discount 25% or 30% for people who enter both MH and Field Trial

Saturday, June 13:
• Field at Busch Conservation Area FCR WC/WCX
• All Breed Dock Diving, Barn Hunt, Scent Work, Fast CAT at Purina Farms

Sunday, June 14:
• Field at Busch Conservation Area FCR Steady and Unsteady Singles
• All Breed Dock Diving, Barn Hunt, Scent Work, Fast CAT at Purina Farms
• All Breed Tracking TD, TDX, or VST or TDU Judges Connie Austin and Ule James Sullivan, MO-30 minutes from Purina Farms
• Field Banquet – Founder’s Hall Purina Farms

Monday, June 15:
• Move into Main Hall and Gateway Hall
• All Breed Dock Diving, Barn Hunt, Scent Work, Fast CAT
• FCR Agility in Main Hall 2 rings, 1 judge- Afternoon and Early Evening -Frank Gilmer Judge
• Possible AKC Upland Hunt Test?

Tuesday, June 16:
• FCR Agility in Main Hall 2 rings, 1 judge
• All Breed Dock Diving, Barn Hunt, Scent Work, Fast CAT
• FCR Puppy field stakes at Purina Farms
• FCR Veteran Sweepstakes – Evening
• Welcome Party Purina Farms

Wednesday, June 17:
• FCR Rally – 2 trials, 4 rings, 4 judges Same judges for both Rally and Obedience
• FCR Puppy Sweepstakes
• FCR 4-6 Month Puppy
• Health Education Seminar
• Ring of Honor
• Board Meeting

Thursday, June 18:
• FCR Obedience – 1 trial, 4 rings, 4 judges Same judges for both rally and obedience
• FCR Dog Classes – regular & non-regular
• FCR Stud Dog
• FCR Junior Showmanship & Seminar/pizza party
• Breeders Education
• FCRSA Meeting & Dinner – Founder’s Hall Purina Farms

Friday, June 19:
• FCR Bitch Classes – regular & non-regular
• FCR Brood Bitch
• Judges Education

Saturday, June 20:
• FCR Best of Breed
• FCR Best Puppy, Best Bred-by-Exhibitor, Best Veteran
• Awards Banquet – Founder’s Hall Purina Farms

Each all-breed event will allow early entry for Flat-Coated Retrievers.


Specialty Chairs

National Specialty Chairs:

Chair – Joyce Brackney
Agility – Nicole Young
Barn Hunt – Todd Whitney
Conformation – TBD
Dock Diving – North American Diving Dogs
Fast CAT – Cheri White
Field – Deb (Duncan) Porter
Obedience – Adele Yunck
Rally – Kim Hitt
Scent Work – Aleks Woodroffe
Tracking – Tracy Tennison, Joe Hamzy, Joyce Latham

Specialty Committees:

Auction/Raffle – Steve Porter
Announcer – Mark Cavallo
Catalog Ads – Judy Gladson
Catalog Sales – Mark Cavallo
Education – Kerry Forni, Janet Herrington
Facebook – Mallori Seifert
Fund Raising- Joyce Brackney (Michelle Heikes Scrapbook)
Health Clinics – Janet Herrington
Hospitality/Judges Hospitality – Frances Powrie, Kathy Poole-Price, Patti More
Name Tags/Welcome Gifts – Frances Powrie & Kathy Poole-Price
Judges Education – Kurt Anderson & Maria White
Judges Transportation- TBA
Juniors – Sarah Brown
Merchandise by Cathy (Doster) Fugere, Jessica Montgomery, Marilyn Wilcox
On-site Social Media – TBD
Photographer – Maybe Phyllis Ensley
Power Point – TBD
Reserved Grooming – Dawn Buttion
Ribbons – Keli Martin
Ring of Honor – Judy Gladson & Dawn Buttion
RV Reservations – Monica Stephens
Superintendent – BaRay
Superintendent Secretary on site -TBA
3Q Award – Patty Johnstone
Trophies – Christina Teneralli
Trophy Donations – Christina Teneralli
Treasurer – Monica Stephens
Videographer – Show Dog Video Pros
Vendors – TBD
Volunteer Coordinator – TBD
Agility – TBD
Barn Hunt – TBD
Conformation – TBD
Dock Diving – TBD
Fast Cat – TBD
Field – TBD
Obedience – TBD
Rally – TBD
Scent Work – Colleen DeVore
Tracking – TBD
Web Master – Eric Christensen

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