The Deer Search Annual Blood Tracking Competition is going to be hosted this year by the Founding Chapter of Deer Search on the weekend of April 17-18, 2010. It is going to be located at Casperkill Game Club, 116 Stone House Road, Rhinebeck, NY, 12572.
Only Deer Search members are eligible to participate. For rules go to http://www.deersearch.org/btcompetition_rules.htm
Application/entry fee: $25.00 per entry
Entries must arrive by midnight, April 3, 2010
For uncertified dogs, a successful pretest is required. The owner of the dog must be the handler.
This competition is limited to 10 dogs. If 5 or less dogs are entered, the competition will be held on Saturday, April 17, 2010 only. Drawing of the blood lines will take place at 8:00am each day. The competition will begin immediately thereafter. Each dog in the competition will be allotted a maximum of one hour to complete tracking of the assigned blood line.