NORCAL GRC Field Training Day

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Date: Sunday, January 14, 2018   – Rain or Shine!

Time:  We start running dogs at 8:30 am.  Please arrive by 8:00 am to sign in and air your dogs. Plan on staying through the early afternoon.

Location: CRTA Denverton Training Grounds, T1, Suisun City

Cost:  $5.00 per dog, checks payable to NORCAL GRC.


Guest Trainers: Debbie Tandoc & Nancy Murillo

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Drills and Skills Continued and Applied at the Line for Marks

Depending on who comes, we can introduce some new lining drills and diversion drills for those dogs who know a “back” pile.  We will divide into 2 groups, most likely according to handler experience/knowledge.

Last chance to get some personal help on managing (turning/cuing) your dogs on the line before flyer days!


Please RSVP to Debbie Tandoc no later than 3 days prior to event to ensure enough equipment is available.  All information for the event will be e-mailed upon receipt of RSVP.

Training Day Details


General Items to Bring

  • Shade and/or rain protection for your dogs’ crate
  • Water for you and your dog
  • Lunch for you
  • Towels for muddy dogs and yourself


Equipment you need to Bring

  • Training Whistle
  • Duck Call
  • Folding Chair
  • Ear protection (simple ear plugs work)
  • Warm clothing and rain gear if needed.  Layers work very well.
  • Rain boots for muddy walks out into the field to throw
  • Walkie Talkie Radio
    • JH and higher levels should have these already
  • Blank Pistol and ammunition
    • JH and higher levels should plan on purchasing these, if you haven’t already


Sign in

This is a Norcal Golden Retriever Club training day, so there are no guest fees for Denverton CRTA.  However, if you are not a Denverton CRTA member, you will need to sign a hold-harmless form.   (If you are a member, but have not signed a form this year, you will also need to sign one.)  You will find the hold harmless form here.

Please read the first page AND print out the last page, sign and bring with you.  We also have the regular sign in sheet and I will have a separate one for us with everyone’s name on it.  This separate sign in page is at the kiosk, please find your name on the sign in form, and leave your hold harmless on the clip board behind the sign-in form.  If you are a CRTA member, please still sign in on the separate sign-in sheet with your name on it.


Please stay on the gravel road and do NOT try to drive around puddles on the side of the road.  If you get stuck in the mud and have to have a tow truck come, it is very, very, very expensive and AAA will not come out.  In addition, you are responsible for costs to repair any damage to the grounds due to your vehicle.

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