Conformation, Obedience, Rally and Beginner Puppy Entries Are Open!!!!!

By |2020-02-21T18:14:29-05:00February 21st, 2020|Categories: 2020 Specialty|

The Premium has finally been published by Onofrio and entries are open for the 2020 FCRSA National Specialty Conformation, Obedience, Rally and Beginner Puppy! Better move fast though... Entries close early on March 11th!!! Click here for Premiums, Entry Forms and Online Entries on To make planning your 2020 Specialty easier, we have put together [...]

3 Amigos Award Registration

By |2020-02-19T14:24:04-05:00February 19th, 2020|Categories: 2020 Specialty|

In order to celebrate and recognize our multi-talented Flat-Coated Retrievers, we are proud to offer the “Three Amigos Award”, a beautiful rosette for dogs that place, qualify, or JAM in any three of the six areas* of competition offered at the 2020 National Specialty. Qualifying events: Field-Agility-Obedience-Rally-Sweeps/Conformation- Rosettes will be available for pick up at the [...]

National Specialty Field Events Entries Are Now Open on Entry Express!

By |2020-02-17T19:07:38-05:00February 17th, 2020|Categories: 2020 Specialty|Tags: |

Entries are now open on Entry Express for the 2020 FCRSA National Specialty Field Events!!! The 2020 field events are being held at The Fitts Ranch, Henrietta, Texas only about 25 minutes from our host hotels. You will need to log into Entry Express to access the event info and online entries. Accounts may be created [...]

2020 National Specialty Logo Merchandise Now Available Online!

By |2020-02-10T11:12:04-05:00February 10th, 2020|Categories: 2020 Specialty|

Check out our WebStore for colorful logo printed and stitched Fiesta merchandise! Click Here to visit the 2020 National Specialty Logo Merchandise Shop Cathy Doster of Custom Stitchez will be doing all of our merchandise from hats to coats, shirts to whatever!   We can promise they will be spectacular whether you choose the colorful Fiesta [...]

2020 Specialty Agility Entries Open!

By |2020-02-16T18:05:23-05:00February 5th, 2020|Categories: 2020 Specialty|

Our FCR-only agility trial will be held on Monday, April 13, following a three day all breed Agility Trial at the same venue put on by the Obedience Training Club of Wichita Falls. We will be offering a full array of classes: Regular, Jumpers, Time to Beat and Fast Classes. We are pleased to welcome our [...]

Trophy Sponsorship Opportunities!

By |2020-02-04T21:03:14-05:00February 4th, 2020|Categories: 2020 Specialty|

The Specialty will be here before we know it! In just under 3 months we’ll be in TX to showcase our dogs, visit old friends, make new ones, and have a wonderful time! There is still time to honor or remember a special friend through Trophy Sponsorship and there is exciting news on the sponsorship front: [...]

Special Agility Veterans Victory Lap

By |2020-02-04T13:29:15-05:00February 3rd, 2020|Categories: 2020 Specialty|

Special Agility Veterans Victory Lap Enjoy showcasing your special retired or close-to-retired agility dogs during lunch break at our FCRSA Agility Trial, April 13. We will set the jump poles low or on the ground, and while your dog runs we will read his/her biography of 35 words or less.  This will be a ring of honor [...]

2020 Quilt Raffle Tickets Available Online

By |2020-01-14T13:16:18-05:00January 13th, 2020|Categories: 2020 Specialty|

We have a beautiful Past Specialties Logos T-Shirt Quilt created by Caroline Baihly and Katie Bruesewitz. Since this is a one of a kind, tickets are limited to 150 tickets at $25 each and they may be purchased on line at the Specialty Store,  or if any are left, at the Specialty.  On-line purchases will be [...]

2020 Specialty Social Media

By |2020-01-14T13:17:39-05:00January 10th, 2020|Categories: 2020 Specialty|

Like Us on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter! The 2020 FCRSA Specialty will be posting regularly to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. You can join in the conversation, share photos and videos, and get all the latest news. Use the handy social media links below the right menu on every 2020 specialty web page to connect.  

Don’t Worry Be Happy

By |2019-03-07T02:34:58-05:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: Conformation, Education, Field|

by Claire Koshar Show-Sight Magazine If my Flat-Coated Retrievers could choose a theme song, surely it would be the 1980's hit "Don't Worry Be Happy". At home, the Flat-Coat is a happy and loving member of his family. His sweetness is part of his intrinsic charm.....READ FULL ARTICLE. About the Author: Claire Koshar Claire Koshar, FCRSA [...]

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Flat-Coated Retriever Society of America

The Flat-Coated Retriever Society of America is
committed to protecting and advancing the
interests of the breed through health, education,
research, responsible breeding and rescue.

About the Flat-Coated Retriever

A determined hunting dog with a small head and mouth can retrieve a large bird, but will not be able to hold it as gently and securely and retrieve repetitively with as much stamina and longevity as the dog with the long head, long muzzle and large, strong jaws.