Sunday, July 5, 2009
A clarification in the advertisement regarding the Montana Derby appears to be necessary. It has been the policy of the Big Sky Field Trial Club, during past years of holding the Montana Shooting Dog Championship, to include a derby, when we have enough time. This year, as well as next year, we are also hosting the Region 14 Amateur Shooting Dog Championship so we will attempt to host a derby between the two events. This will happen only if the entry totals from the Amateur Championship allow for the time to do it. We have allowed for one day, on Monday the 24th and any remaining partial day on the 23rd, to accomplish this, but we won't be able to firmly schedule it until we tally the entries for the Region 14 Amateur Shooting Dog Championship on the night of the draw, August 20th. This is the only time available to hold a derby event as we are required to be off of the grounds prior to the opening of Montana's bird season on September 1. If you have any further questions do not hesitate to contact either of the Chairmen of the event.