GSPC OF NEBRASKA SPRING FIELD TRIAL, MAY 9 11, 2013
GSPCA NORTH CENTRAL REGIONAL CLASSIC MAY 12 - 15, 2013
The GSPCA North Central Sectional Classic was held with the GSPC of Nebraska Spring trial on Thursday, May 9th through Wednesday, May 15th. They drew 203 entries; 152 for the GSPC of Nebraska and 51 for the Classic.
Professionals entered were Art Armbrust NE, Keith and Robbi Gulledge KS, Tommy Hagen MN, Tim and Sara Heiner NE, Phil and Anne Mathiowetz MN, Tim Thaden NE and Jim West & Rhonda Haukoos IA. Amateurs entered were Paula Abbott NE, Terry Bomer TX, Dave Borg IA, Bruce Bryant IA, Chris Bryant CO, Brooks Carmichael NE, Jim Douglass NE, Bob and Jan Erbe NE, Tom Hagen MN, John Hixon NE, Chad Inderman TX, John Jones MO, Heath Kooima IA, Clark Linn MN, Tom Lococo NE, Larry Loftin IA, Brian Murphy IL, Mike Patrick CO, Troy Ryan MN, Wayland Russell MO, Brian Silcott MO, Chase Verdoorn MO, Dick Walters MN, Peter Wilkins KS and Mike Zimbelman NE.
We would like to thank Purina Nestle for the product for all the placing dogs in the classic along with the money donation for the Classic. Thanks, Purina.
For the Classic we returned $1220.00 in prize money along with a shotgun and scabbard for 1st place Amateur handler along with $550.00 in Cabelas gift certificates to 2-4th places.
Amateur Limited Gun Dog;Judges Steve Hetmanek and Josh Neiman
Brace 1. Duke Russell Sambo Verdoorn
Brace 2. Skeeter Erbe Rexx Murphy
Brace 3. Treat Bryant Edger Verdoorn
Brace 4. Indy Bomer Gypsy Loftin
Brace 5. Angel Patrick Biscuit Verdoorn
Brace 6. Mick Jones Maddie Walters
Brace 7. Lexy Loftin Guage Verdoorn
Brace 8. Trixie Murphy Jackie Wilkin
Brace 9. Razor Loftin Smoke Verdoorn
Brace 10. Duece - Walters
1st Place Sambo . Strong gundog race. Three stylish finds. Killed 1st chukar and nice retrieve.
2nd Place Edger. Strong shooting dog / gundog course. Three finds, extreme style. Retrieve on 2nd chukar.
3rd Place Rex. Three finds and 1 non-productive. Very consistent gundog course. Retrieved 1st bird.
4th Place Treat. Two stylish finds. Retrieved on 2nd find. A little rough handling but an exciting course.
Derby Classic;Judges Peter Wilkin and Mike Zimbelman
Brace 1. Couger Erbe G Gulledge
Brace 2. Gigi Erbe Jazz Gulledge
Brace 3. Bull Gulledge
Brace 4. Hunter Gulledge
1st Place Couger. Strong Race. Three finds with 1 broke find on a chukar.
2nd Place G. Big race. Two finds with 1 chukar find at time.
3rd Place Hunter. Good hunting. One find
4th Place Bull. Some all-age, some gun dog. Two finds.
Open Limited Gun Dog; Judges Ken Chenoweth and Mike Patrick
Brace 1. Sig Gulledge Liza Mathiowetz
Brace 2. Indy Gulledge Tsunami Mathiowetz
Brace 3. Bud Gulledge Bandit Nieman
Brace 4. Annie Gulledge Kate Mathiowetz
Brace 5. Dice Gulledge Duece Armbrust
Brace 6. Allie Gulledge Rexx Mathiowetz
Brace 7. Aussie Gulledge Trixie Mathiowetz
Brace 8. Mick Gulledge
1st Place - Trixie. Very Strong and exciting. Three finds
2nd Place Bud. Five finds and nice course
3rd Place Dice. Two finds and strong race.
4th Place Bandit. Two finds and very stylish.
All 4 dogs completed call back for retrieve in good fashion.
Open Limited All-Age;Judges Ken Chenoweth and Bob Erbe
Brace 1. Ace Gulledge Addie Heiner
Brace 2. Trey Gulledge Gitz Walters
Brace 3. JR Nieman Fritz Heiner
Brace 4. Joker Patrick Sonny Thaden
Brace 5. Aussie Gulledge Trigger Heiner
Brace 6. Angel Patrick
1st Place Aussie. Great buried in find. Two finds. All-age all the way.
2nd Place Angel. Three finds, Great start and finish.
3rd Place Trey. Two finds, Great middle to end.
4th Place Fritz. Two finds. Was absent some first part of course.
And lastly I would like to thank all club members who helped and made these trials successful: Jan Erbe, Melani and Ray Petty, John Hixon, Jeff Novak, Jeff Wallace, Bruce Bryant, Steve Hetmanek, Jerry Hetmanek, Josh Nieman, Scott Tenney, Tim Thaden, Scott Thielen, Jim Douglass and Art Armbrust.
2013 GSPCA North Central Classic Amateur Limited Gun Dog
Back Row; Steve Hetmanek Judge; Darrin White , Brian Murphy, Bob Erbe, Wayland Russell, Chase Verdoorn, Mike Patrick, Josh Niemen Judge
Front Row; Bruce Bryant (Treat); Terry Bomer (Rexx); John jones (Edger); Jeff Wallace (Sambo)
2013 GSPCA North Central Classic Open Derby
Robbi Gulledge (Bull); Keith Gulledge (Hunter); Terry Bomer (G); Bob Erbe (Couger)
2013 GSPCA North Central Classic Open Limited All Age
Back Row: Ken Chenoweth-Judge, Keith Gulledge, Mike Patrick, Bob Erbe-Judge, Tim Heiner
Front Row; Robbi Gulledge (Aussie), Jeff Wallace (Angel), Brooks Carmichael (Trey), Sara Heiner (Fritz)
2013 GSPCA North Central Classic Open Limited Gun Dog
Back Row; Ken Chenoweth-Judge, Phil Mathiowetz, Mike Patrick-Judge, Bob Erbe, Jeff Wallace
Front Row; Anne Mathiowetz (Trixie), Robbi Gulledge (Bud), Keith Gulledge (Dice), Josh Nieman (Bandit)