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A gundog natural instinct is to retrieve. Retrieving Trials provide a perfect avenue for these dogs to express their natural abilities, have fun and exercise. Our sport simulates hunting conditions where the dogs ability to retrieve is tested over various terrain and conditions commonly found in hunting scenarios. The dogs retrieve Dokken Dead Fowl Trainers (artificial game) from anything from dams or creeks to thick marsh or sparse paddocks. We strive to make our competitions a friendly and social environment where our competitors can not only compete whilst having fun with their canine companions, but also enjoy the comradery and friendships that develop with people of similar interests.

Sunday, 4 December 2016

2016 Trophy Night - 14th January 2017

The Acacia Ridge Hotel, 1386 Beaudesert Road, Acacia Ridge.

6.30pm - 11.30pm

Tickets - $50 per person
Includes 3 Course Meal, Tea & Coffee

Lucky Door Prizes and Raffles Drawn on the Night.

RSVP 10th December 2016
To Margaret Wedgewood 0417 606 214
or Denise Nimmo 07 3351 2398

Payment can be made via direct deposit or cheque.
Hotel accommodation is available.

December Meeting - Cancelled

Our December meeting has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.
All agenda items for this meeting will be carried over to our February meeting, Wednesday 1/2/16.

Sunday, 17 July 2016

2016 SSAA Championship - Postponed

At our July Meeting, the decision was made to postpone our 2016 Championship to 2017.

More information will follow soon.

In the meantime, we'd like to thank everyone who kindly donated their services, time and sponsorship efforts for this event. 

Please stay tuned!

Wednesday, 29 June 2016

PLEASE NOTE - July Meeting Postponement

Due to the funeral of Fran Jones on Wednesday 6th July, our July meeting will be postpone until the Memorial Weekend of Trials at Jimna.

All members present are welcome to attend.

Mrs Fran Jones - Funeral Arrangements

One  of our members sadly passed away last Saturday. 

Fran Jones was an active member of UFR from 'day 1', Vice President Training,  Retrieving Judge and a lady who loved nothing more than spending time with her husband and  her dogs.

 Fran had successes with Retrieving and Tracking. She will be missed.

Fran's funeral arrangements are as follows -
'Garden Chapel' Albany Creek Crematorium
Wednesday 6th July at 10.30am
Following the service, everyone is invited to share refreshments at the Samsonvale and District Public Hall, Winn Road, Mt Samson. (about 20 minutes drive from the Crematorium)

Fran was an active member of the Samsonvale Hall Committee and loved relaxing on the verandahs.

It would be appreciated if you could please bring a plate to share at the Hall.

Saturday, 11 June 2016

Memorial Weekend of Trials - 16th & 17th July - Jimna QLD


Saturday 16th July 2016 - Our 'Companion Trial'
Sunday 17th July 2016 - Our 'Garry Haigh Memorial Trial'
These Trials will be held at Monsildale (Jimna) Qld and Camping is available.

Those we love don't go away,
They walk beside us every day,
Unseen, unheard, but always near,
Still loved, still missed and very dear.

Unfortunately we have lost many great trialing friends, both two legged and four over the years.  UFR's Memorial Weekend of Trials is a weekend of celebration, as we remember those that are not longer with us, all of the wonderful things they brought to not only our lives, but also our sport, and the memories that they leave behind.