Field Trials

Field Trial Results

WBHA Field Trial Points Event Schedule

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Date Club/Location Contacts Poster
03/31/2018WBHA Benefit
Lavalle Sportsmens Club
Corey Hermanson
Jeff Ingraham
Poster Coming Soon
04/07/2018Chili Dave's Hound Run
Neilsville @ Durham Farm
Dave Hainz
Poster Coming Soon
04/14/2018Wannabe Field Trialers & Midstate Houndsmen Assoc.
Neilsville @ Durham Farm
Kendall Durham
Al Lobner
Poster Coming Soon
04/21/2018Lavalle Sportsmen Club
Lavalle Sportsmen Club
Tim Novy
Poster Coming Soon
04/28/2018Claws and Paws
Bass Hollow Rec. Area
Danny Phillips
Poster Coming Soon
05/05/2018South Central Field Trialers
Bass Hollow Rec. Area
Jeff Ingraham
Donny Dobbs
Poster Coming Soon
05/12/2018Soggy Bottom Houdsmen
Wilson Memorial Park
Rick Nelson
Poster Coming Soon
05/19/2018Timber Coulee Houndsmen
Nick Reichling
Poster Coming Soon
06/02/2018Back Water Bear Hunters
Larry Richmond
Poster Coming Soon

Field Trial Results

Date Club/Location Contacts Results
03/03/2018Inner Circle Houndsmen
Tim Gavinski Farm
Chris Ruland
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03/10/2018County Line Houndsmen
Tim Gavinski Farm
Wayne Zeitlow
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03/17/2018Gold Mine Bear Hunters
Mel Ingraham Farm
John Kratz
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  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. (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 reenter 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 Coonhound Standards.
  12. Males and females must run separately, however, the same track shall be used all day. No running of females in heat.
  13. If club allows a consolation heat, those hounds finishing 1st or 2nd will advance to their respective heats.
  14. 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.
  15. 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].
  16. Dogs will be handled after all trees are declared or 3 minutes after the first dog crosses the finish line. Handling prior to 3 minutes will be by tree judges discretion. (Handlers are to have visual contact of finish line).
  17. Dogs will be allowed a maximum of 10 minutes after their handlers have returned to the tree. Dogs must cross finish line before reaching the tree or they will be disqualified.
  18. All dogs that are declared tied, for line or tree by judges, will receive points for the position that they have been awarded.
  19. 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.
  20. It is the host clubs discretion as to what the awards will be.
  21. No rerunning of heats after one heat comes through.
  22. Corrective action with E-collars will be allowed.
  23. No warming up of dogs at home tree prior to event that day.
  24. No physical abuse of dogs while at an event.

Revised June 12, 2016